*Sumner County Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 240 will hold their Monthly Chapter Meeting. All Vietnam Veterans and Vietnam Era Veterans are welcome. We are here to support ALL Veterans. The meeting will be held at the Hendersonville VFW Post 9851. 6 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m. meeting. For more information, please call Louis at (615) 308-4460.
*About Book Club meeting from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. at the UT Extension Office in Gallatin. Selected book of the month is "Mrs. Mike," by Frederick Backman. The book club is open to everyone and meets every other first Wednesday of the month. For more information, you may call the UT Extension office at (615) 452-1423.
*The topic for the next Explorastory meeting at the Rock Castle visitors center in Hendersonville at 6:45 p.m. will be 'Your Favorite Tales'. The public is invited to come along and share their stories of 10-12 minutes in length. This is a free event with no charge to the public. All are welcome.
*Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition hosts Community in Crisis: An Open Town Hall Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Hendersonville High School to address the growing opioid epidemic throughout the community.
* The 6th Annual Gallatin Lions Club Gran Fondo Bike Ride will take place on beginning on the Public Square in Gallatin. For information, contact any member of the Lions Club.
*The Sumner Association of Realtors Community Outreach Committee is sponsoring a 5K run/walk to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County. The Be a Superhero 5K will benefit the SAR Build. to be held at 8 a.m. at Gene Brown Elementary School in Hendersonville. Runners are encouraged to dress up as superheroes; prizes will be given away for the best costumes! Registration is $35 (includes t-shirt) until Aug. 18; after is $45 (no t-shirt). Registration is online at: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/31828. Call for info: Brian Stewart, Community Outreach Chair, at email@example.com or 615-440-7011.
*The Sumner County Democratic Party will host a summer picnic and fundraiser at 1 p.m. at the pavilion in Triple Creek Park in Gallatin. Tickets are $10.00 and available online and at the gate. Kids are free. Drinks, hamburgers and hotdogs are provided. Guests may bring a side dish or dessert if they wish. There will be live music, fun and games. Special guests will include State Representative John Ray Clemmons and State Senate candidate, Wade Munday. Exclusive holiday merchandise will be available for purchase. For more info, please call Len Assante at 615-512-6297 or email the party at StillBlue@Sumnerdems.org. Pd for by Sumner County Democratic Party, Lexie Smith Treasurer.
*Residents are invited to attend a free musical concert at the Bluegrass Country Club at 3:30 p.m. featuring Chuck Wright and Kyle Hankins. RSVP by calling (615) 840-0929. Presented by Wayne's Keyboard Studio.
* League of Women Voters of Hendersonville Fall 2017 Open House 5:30-7:30 at Hendersonville Public Library. Guest Speaker: Mayor Jamie Clary, "Yesterday and Tomorrow in Hendersonville Education"
September 18 - 19
*The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company announces auditions for It's a Wonderful Life! to be held at 6:30 p.m. at HPAC in the City Square Shopping Center at 260 West Main St., Suite 204 in Hendersonville. Looking for children and adults of all ages to participate in a cold read from the script only. Headshots and resumes are welcome but not necessary. The play will run November 24th through December 10th. For more information, please visit www.hpactn.com or call 615-826-6037.
*Newcomers Coffee Connection at 10 a.m. Any questions, please contact Sue Olari at 615-483-8203, Brenda Mortimer at 774-217-3451 or Maggie Smith at 615-481-9839.
*OKtoberfest at 6 p.m. with food, live band at Rock Castle hosted by Holidayfest and Evening Rotary. Benefits Mary's Magical Place. Tickets $50 www.holidayfesttn.org
*House on Haunted Hill - 7 p.m. to Midnight with food, libations, and entertainment held at Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center hosted by Holidayfest and Honorary Chairs Evelyn and Steve Botts. Benefits Salvus Center. Tickets $50. www.holidayfesttn.org
*Hendersonville Farmers Market every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Open May 20 through September 30 @ The Streets of Indian Lake Mall - Hank Thompson Plaza
Local naturally raised Farm Fresh Produce - fruits - vegetables - meats; Local artisan and crafter vendors. Family Health & Fitness Days - the last Saturday of each month with Live Music, demonstrations and family fun.