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July 25

Meet the Commissioners

8 a.m.

A community gathering will take place Thursday, July 25 from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. at the Lebanon Airport, 200 Aviation Way, Suite 207. Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher and Department of Tourism Commissioner Mark Ezell will be present. State representatives Susan Lynn, Clark Boyd and Mark Pody will also be present.

Batch and Bushel Farmers Market

4 p.m.

The Batch and Bushel Farmers Market will be open Thursday, July 25 and each Thursday through October from 4-7 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. It will feature produce, eggs, flowers, meat, cheese, breads, desserts and more.

Audience of One presents: Newsies

7 p.m.

Audience of One Productions will present Newsies on Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m.; Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein based on film's screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Purchase tickets at the door or online at capitoltheatretn.com.

Celebrate Recovery

7 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery support group for overcoming hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets each Thursday from 7-9:30 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call ministry leader Tony Jones at 615-972-6151.

July 26

AkaiCon Senshi Seven - Anime & Cosplay Convetion

9 a.m.

AkaiCon will have an anime and cosplay convention Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center, 945 E. Baddour Pkwy in Lebanon. The theme this year is transformation, magic and power. All cosplayers are welcome. Activities include guest panels, cosplay contest, games, vendors, music, and more. Guests include Vitamin H, Gunpla Lady, Twin Fools and Nova Vandorwolf, Moderately Okay Cosplay, None Like Joshua and Chuck Huber - voice of Android 17, Hiei, Kurogiri, Dr. Frankenstein and more. Tickets range in price from $30 to $45.

Rock the Block

4 p.m.

A free music event will be Friday, July 26 from 4-8 p.m. on the Lebanon Square. The event will include food trucks, live music and fashion.

Audience of One presents: Newsies

7 p.m.

Audience of One Productions will present Newsies on Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein based on film's screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Purchase tickets at the door or online at capitoltheatretn.com.

July 27

Free Clothes Giveaway

7 a.m.

A free clothes giveaway will be held Saturday, July 27 at 7 a.m. until noon at 502 East Market Street at Market Street Church of Christ. Contact Felicia Wharton 615-444-8637 for more information.

Free Clothes Giveaway

8 a.m.

A free clothes giveaway will be held Saturday, July 27, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Second Baptist Church, 323 W. Adams Street in Lebanon. Free hot dogs, chips, and beverage will also be served. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the church office at 615-449-1837.

Team Kate Family Field Day

9 a.m.

Team Kate will hold at fundraiser for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation on Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. until noon at 1409 Medical Center Dr. in Lebanon. Music, inflatable obstacle courses, a toddler play area and the Team Kate Challenge Course and more will be at the event. Tickets are $25 at the gate and $20 in advance from teamkate2019.eventvrite.com. Lunch is included in the price of admission. Kids younger than age 3 will be admitted for free.

Celebrate the Arts Bash

9 a.m.

Providence Marketplace will throw a family art event Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. until noon. The event will include activities like a community art mural, crafts, a caricature artist, giant balloon photo op, an arts scavenger hunt and a stuff the bus school drive. The event is free, but donations for the stuff the bus school drive put on by the United Way of Wilson County and the Upper Cumberland are encouraged.

Yoga in the Park

9:30 a.m.

Bloom Yoga Studio will offer a free yoga class Saturday, July 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Don Fox Park. The class will meet at the sign to the left of the volleyball courts. Those interested should bring a yoga mat or beach towel.

4-H Poultry Show and Sale

9 a.m.

The Wilson County 4-H Poultry Show and Sale will be Saturday, July 27 at 9 a.m. The sale begins immediately after the show at 10 a.m. Rhode Island Reds and Barred Rocks will be available. The event will be held in the Pop Smart Barn at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, 945 E. Baddour Pkwy in Lebanon. Call 615-444-9684 for more information.

Audience of One presents: Newsies

1 p.m.

Audience of One Productions will present Newsies on Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein based on film's screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Purchase tickets at the door or online at capitoltheatretn.com.

Audience of One presents: Newsies

7 p.m.

Audience of One Productions will present Newsies on Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Newsies The Musical is a musical based on the 1992 musical film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City. The show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein based on film's screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Purchase tickets at the door or online at capitoltheatretn.com.

July 28

Homecoming at Commerce Cumberland Presbyterian

11 a.m.

Commerce Cumberland Presbyterian Church invites former members, friends and neighbors to Homecoming on Sunday, July 28 with worship service at 11 a.m. Special music will be by the Troy Burns Family. The service will be followed by a meal. The church is located at 4260 South Commerce Road.

Lebanon Clowns Negro Baseball Team 20th Anniversary

4 p.m.

The Wilson County Black History Committee will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Lebanon Clowns Negro Baseball Team on Sunday, July 28 at 4 p.m. at Pickett-Rucker United Methodist Church, 633 Glover Street in Lebanon.

July 31

Lunch & Learn with Congressman John Rose

11:30 a.m.

The Government Relations Division of the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon Wednesday, July 31 at 11:30 a.m. at the Five Oaks Golf and Country Club in Lebanon. Congressman John Rose will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $20 and reservations can be made by emailing tonya@lebanonwilsonchamber.com.

Aug. 1

Batch and Bushel Farmers Market

4 p.m.

The Batch and Bushel Farmers Market will be open Thursday, Au.g 1 and each Thursday through October from 4-7 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center at 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon. It will feature produce, eggs, flowers, meat, cheese, breads, desserts and more.

Celebrate Recovery

7 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery support group for overcoming hurts, hang-ups and habits, meets each Thursday from 7-9:30 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. For more information, call ministry leader Tony Jones at 615-972-6151.

Aug. 3

Goldwing Road Riders Association -- Motorcycle Chapter

11 a.m.

The next monthly meeting of the Lebanon Chapter of Goldwing Road Riders Association will be Saturday, August 3 with brunch starting at 11 a.m. and the meeting at noon. The group meets at Shoney's Restaurant, 814 S Cumberland St, in Lebanon. The group is open to all motorcycle makes and models. Anyone interested in riding motorcycles with two or three wheels and having a good time is welcome. For more information call Andrew or Debbie Smith at 615-784-9772.

Aug. 5

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1004 meeting

5 p.m.

Chapter 1004 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will meet Monday, August 5 and the first Monday of each month in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agriculture Center in Lebanon. Meetings start at 5 with several members showing up early. All Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans are urged to attend. Membership will be discussed on request. Associate members will serve food. Call Doc Kraft at 615 477-8088 for more information.

Aug. 6

Cub Scouts Waterbomb Dodgeball & Open House

6 p.m.

Cub Scout Pack 643 will hold an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. at Lebanon First United Methodist Church. The event is free and open to boys and girls ages K-5. Email pack642LFUMC@gmail.com for more information.

Aug. 13

Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 meeting

6:30 p.m.

The Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 will meet Tuesday, Aug. 13 and the second Tuesday of each month at Rutland Place at 435 N.W. Rutland Road in Mt. Juliet. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.​ All veterans are invited to attend. An American Legion Auxiliary Unit is also part of the post. New members are welcome to join. Former members or transfers from other posts are also invited to join. For more information, contact Pat Unger, commander, at 615-210-6156.

Aug. 15

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 meeting

6 p.m.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5015 in Lebanon will meet Thursday, August 15 at 6 p.m. and the third Thursday of each month in the Veterans Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. Any veteran who has been awarded a campaign medal or combat medal for any hostility is eligible for membership, verified by the veterans' DD 214 Form. Presently, Post 5015 is having success in rebuilding its post and becoming active in district and local events. It is not a Lebanon post, but a countywide post. To learn more, contact Post Commander John Marshall at jtmarshall2@icloud.com; Senior Vice Commander Ken Kackley at hkenkjr@aol.com or Junior Vice Commander Harold W. Weist at grnmarine@tds.net.

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