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Saturday, June 20
”A Change Is Going to Come” Black Lives Matter peaceful protest
A peaceful Black Lives Matter protest will be held from 3:30-6 p.m. in Mt. Juliet at Sgt. Mundy Park, located at 300 Mundy Memorial Drive. Guest speakers include Mt. Juliet Police Chief James Hambrick, former Wilson County Schools educators Robin Bender-Morthel and Kristi Gallagan, Corona First Baptist Church Bishop Bobby Sanders and Providence United Methodist Church Pastor Jacob Armstrong. Attendees will go on a walk approximately 2.4 miles after hearing from guest speakers.
Wednesday, June 24
Community blood drive
Blood Assurance will host a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bridge Fellowship, located at 5066 Lebanon Road. Donations are accepted by appointment only and can be scheduled at https://donor.bloodassurance.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/123530.
Thursday, June 25
Community blood drive
Blood Assurance will host a second community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bridge Fellowship, located at 5066 Lebanon Road. Donations are accepted by appointment only and can be scheduled at https://donor.bloodassurance.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/123669.
Saturday, June 27
Flex for a Cause
The Anderson Group is hosting Flex for a Cause, a car show benefit for muscular dystrophy research and support, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fiddlers Grove. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a $20 donation per car, and trophies awarded at 4 p.m. Admission is free, and the event also includes silent auctions, raffles, children’s entertainment, door prizes and more.
The sixth annual Redneck Rumble Car Show and Swap Meet will be held at the Wilson County Expo Center on Friday and Saturday, with registration at 7 a.m. and the show at 10 a.m. both days. Admission fees are $15 for passes, $25 for show entry and $50 per person for a camp that includes two-day admission. For more information, call Tommy “Scooter” Williams at 615-364-1828.
Monday, July 13
Leadership Wilson Reverse Raffle
Leadership Wilson will hold its annual Reverse Raffle fundraiser at 7 p.m. at Five Oaks Country Club, following a dinner and meet-and-greet at 6 p.m. Tickets are $100 and admit two people, and the last ticket drawn from the 300 available will win $10,000. In the event of any continued COVID-19 concerns or emergency guidelines, the event will be moved online. For more information, contact Cathy Sweeney at 615-443-2002.
Saturday, Sept. 5
Fabulous Fifties Festival
The Tennessee Artist’s Guild will host the Fabulous Fifties Festival in Watertown from 3-7 p.m. The event includes live music, themed contests and a car show with cash prizes available for winners. For more information, contact Vickie Frazier at email@example.com.