Celebration City Car Club’s Cruise-In will be Friday, Sept. 23, from 6-8 p.m. on the Shelbyville square. Food trucks will be present. Chase Clanton and Vintage Vibes will perform. Cruise-Ins are held each fourth Friday during warm weather months.
Police Fun Run
Shelbyville Police Benevolent Association will have its annual “Run Like You Stole Something” Fun Run fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8 a.m. at Shelbyville Central High School. Sign up at https://www.reg2run.com/index.php/event_details/327 or contact Kim Nash at Shelbyville Police Department, 931-684-5811.
Bedford County’s annual hazardous waste collection will be 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 24, at Bedford County Ag Center, Midland Road.
Shelbyville Aviation Day will be Saturday, Sept, 24, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Shelbyville Municipal Airport. Admission is free. Vintage airplanes, drones. and food vendors will be on the grounds.
The annual MaupinFest will begin 10 a.m. Saturday. Sept. 24, at 539 Coopertown Road This one-day festival will include traditiional Southern old-time country music and dancing, including the buck dancing national championship.
Caregiver Relief Program of Bedford County will be holding a chili supper and bingo night fundraiser Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Fair Haven Baptist Church, 2726 U.S. 231 North, from 5-7 p.m. with bingo starting at 5:30.
Bedford County Commission’s Financial Management Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Room 110 at Bedford County Business Complex, 200 Dover St.
Mules and music
The American Mule & Bluegrass Festival will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 1 at Calsonic Arena. Events include bluegrass and country concerts; a veteran songwriter showcase honoring World War II veterans; a Pickers Alley with an outdoor stage where pickers can perform with no entry fee; square dancing and clogging; a mule and horse pulling contest; a wagon train and chuckwagon cooking; and more. Watch the T-G for a detailed list.
The second annual Bell Buckle Park Scarecrow Festival will be noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Entry is free. Winners of the best scarecrows in three categories will be awarded $250 each. Professional pumpkin carver Lundy Cupp of Nashville will be special guest. Jack-o-lantern and witch cackling contests will be held and singer Hunter Taylor will perform.
A reunion of descendants of John Grammer and William L. Darnell is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the gym at Cedar Lane Church of Christ, 1200 Cedar Lane, Tullahoma. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert and non-alcoholic drinks. To RSVP, call 931-581-0241 by Sept. 23.
A drive-up vaccination and microchip clinic is being held Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the back parking lot of Middle Tennessee Spay & Neuter Clinic, 846 Union St. Rabies vaccinations are $10, other pet vaccinations $15n and microchipping $20. Dogs must be leashed, cats in carriers, and all owners must have cash and correct change.
Flat Creek fundraiser
The annual barbecue fundraiser for Flat Creek Volunteer Fire Department will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Flat Creek fire hall on Hilltop Road. Baked goods will be available and a silent auction will be held. Advance tickets can be purchased at Sunchaser Market in Flat Creek.
Webb Art-Craft Show
The 45th annual Webb Art & Craft Show is scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, in the streets of Bell Buckle.
Boys-Girls Club fundraiser
The Boys and Girls Club of Bedford County will host their Stake & Chicken fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m. at the Blue Ribbon Circle Club. The event will feature NFL veteran and College Football Hall of Fame member Joe Theismann.
Bedford County Historical Society will not hold its regularly-scheduled Winter meeting on Dec. 5. The Society plans to continue its meetings in March 2023.
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.