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Shop Small Movie Night
“The Polar Express” will be presented for free at Shop Small Movie Night, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Capri Theater. First Community Bank is sponsor.
South Central Human Resource Agency’s Governing Board will hold its annual meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 at Henry Horton State Park, 4209 Nashville Highway, Chapel Hill. Several subcommittees will meet before the main meeting,
Commodities will be distributed by South Central Tennessee Resource Agency from 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 2, at Bedford County Agriculture Center, 2119 Midland Road.
Wartrace’s Christmas lighting is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 on the town square. Included will be a live performance by The Tobins from 6-8 p.m,. and a special appearance by Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus.
Holiday Night Market
Holiday Night Market is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Friday. Dec. 2 in Bell Buckle’s downtown area, including games, music and food.
Bell Buckle is presenting its annual Quilted Christmas on Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The free tour will begin at the Main Street pavilion where maps will be available.
The 49th annual Shelbyville Christmas Parade, hosted by the Shelbyville Jaycees, will be Saturday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. following the traditional route around the square to North Main Street and out Madison Street. Rain date will be Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. This year’s parade theme will be “A Storybook Christmas.” Participant applications are available at www.shelbyvilletn.com.
Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Association’s annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, to benefit Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Association’s no-kill animal shelter, will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Riverbend Country Club. A full dinner buffet catered by the country club will be included. Tickets are available at Merle Norman, Heritage Jewelers, Riverbend Country Club, and at the shelter at 911 Madison St. (call the shelter at 931-684-5463 before picking up tickets.)
Retired Teachers meeting
Bedford County Retired Teachers will meet 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Emmy’s Restaurant (Urban Plantation). Community High School Drama Club and instructor Tony Davis will present the program.
Thomas Intermediate School is holding Winter Fest on Friday, Dec. 9, beginning at 4 p.m. A chili supper, silent auction and photos with Santa are included. The play “Annie Kids” will be performed by the TMS Drama Club at 6 p.m.
The 12th annual Wine Walk will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 on the Shelbyville square.
The Gilliland House, 803 Lipscomb St., is having a Christmas holiday event from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served and photos with Santa will be available in the cabin behind the main house.
Meals on Wheels
Shelbyville Senior Citizens Center is in need of Meals on Wheels volunteers to deliver meals to the homebound of Shelbyville. For more information, call 684-0019 and ask for Amy Wilson.
Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 336 S. Cannon Blvd. (corner of South Cannon and Pickle Street). Doors open at 3:45. Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 2259, Shelbyville, TN 37162, and are tax deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.
Boxed non-perishables are available. Takeouts are no longer distributed.
Bedford County Head Start Centers are currently taking applications. For more information or to complete an application contact any Head Start Center. Phone numbers are: Wartrace 931-389-6406, Harris Head Start 931-773-0033, North Side Head Start Center 931-773-0141, and Bedford Early Head Start 931-685-0876. Head Start is a free child development program for children 6 weeks to 3 years and their families. Early Head Start enrolls pregnant women for monthly prenatal educational visits.
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Bro. Tyler Shoemaker’s sermon at Calvary Baptist Church will be “ The Christmas Connection” from Revelation 12:1-12. The service will be livestreamed.
“Hope Is At the Heart of Christmas” from Isaiah 9:1-7 will be Pastor Jimmy West’s message at Edgemont Baptist Church. The Hanging of the Greens service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Grace Baptist Church will begin Advent with the lighting of the Advent Candle (HOPE). Pastor Bobby McGee’s message will be “Hope Is The Anchor For The Soul” from Luke 1:30-33 and Philippians 1:20.
Church of Christ
Fairlane Church of Christ’s Sunday morning message will be “Beginning with Gratitude.” The service will be livestreamed and broadcast on WLIJ (98.7 FM/1580 AM/wlijradio.com).
“The Practical Atheist” series starts Sunday at Southside Church of Christ with the lesson “Leaving God out of my Speech” from James 4:11,12. A prayer group meets at 6 p.m. Sunday and a study of the book of James continues at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services are livestreamed at cofcsouthside.com.
“Prayers of Thanksgiving” will be Chris Bobo’s 11 a.m. Sunday message at Wartrace Church of Christ.
The sermon for the first Sunday of Advent at First Presbyterian Church will focus on Isaiah 2:1-5, “The Mountain of the Lord,” by pastor Jim Moran. Services are streamed live on Facebook.