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Saturday, Aug. 22

Alexandria UMC Open Pantry

Alexandria United Methodist Church, located at 204 Church St. in Alexandria, will give out items from its food pantry from 9-11 a.m. Watertown residents are among those eligible for service, and returning clients are asked to bring back their boxes. For more information, call the church at 615-683-8159.

Encore Theatre Company’s “Hanzel & Gretle”

Encore Theatre Company, located at 6978 Lebanon Road in Mt. Juliet, will continue its run of “Hanzel & Gretle” at 7:30 p.m. An additional showing will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Encore Theatre Company at 615-598-8950.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Wilson County Men’s Shed meeting

Wilson County Men’s Shed, a nonprofit aimed at bringing local men together for bonding and service projects, will meet at 10 a.m. at the Wilson County Courthouse’s upstairs conference room. For more information, contact Jeff Heston at 31-287-4664 or Jeff@TNMens Sheds.org.

Thursday, Aug. 27

Cumberland University Freedom Rider presentation

Local Freedom Rider and civil rights activist Dr. Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. will speak at Cumberland University’s Memorial Hall Lawn at 11 a.m. The presentation is the first in a four-part series titled “It’s Time to Rise Together: Celebrating Black Voices at CU” and will include a panel discussion at 12:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and seating for the event and maintain social distancing guidelines. For more information, contact Caitlin Vaughn at 615-453-6326 or cvaughn@cumberland.edu.

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Donnie Baker comedy show for Rae of Hope Foundation

The Capitol Theatre, located at 110 W. Main St. in Lebanon, will host a dinner/silent auction/comedy show featuring Donnie Baker and Sweetn3 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Rae of Hope Foundation, which provides financial assistance to families with children battling cancer. For more information, contact the Capitol Theatre at 615-784-4014.

Saturday, Aug. 29

Friends Trivia and TV Night

The Capitol Theatre, located at 110 W. Main St. in Lebanon, will host a “Friends” trivia night at 5:30 p.m. Three episodes of the series will also be screened during the event. For more information, contact the Capitol Theatre at 615-784-4014.

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 vickief@artizaninsurance.com.

Saturday, Sept. 12

Sherry’s Run Virtual 5K Run/Walk

This year’s Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk to benefit cancer patients will be a virtual event, so participants can run, walk or jog in the location of their choice. Early registration is now open and can be completed at https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Lebanon/SherrysRun, with price discounts until July 31. All registrants will receive an event T-shirt, and in-person pickups are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 and 8-11 a.m. on Sept. 12 at 623 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Green bows for participants will be available at the Sherry’s Run office at 110 Babb Drive in Lebanon starting July 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

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