Community Calendar

Kingston Timer Reunion

Oct 28, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Christian Fellowship Center, First United Methodist Church

A Kingston Timer Reunion for all who have worked and are presently working at Kingston Timer will be held Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Center, First United Methodist Church, Church Street, Smithville. Bring a covered dish, desserts, etc. and some old pictures to show. Call Dean Snyder for more information at 931-235-0250

Regular 911 Board Meeting

Oct 24, 2017
5:00 p.m.
DeKalb 911 Office

The regular 911 board meeting will be Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm at the DeKalb 911 Office.

Blue Springs School Reunion

Oct 28, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Blue Springs Community Center

The Blue Springs School Reunion will be Saturday, October 28 at the Blue Springs Community Center, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Bring finger foods. Lunch will be served around noon. Anyone who ever went to school or taught there and everyone else is welcome to attend. For more information call James Certain at 931-668-1239 or 931-273-2327 or Reed Miller at 615-948-4426 or 615-215-7938

Support Group Meeting for Those Caring for Relative Children

Oct 31, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Fiddlers Annex, Smithville

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?

For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville, TN., from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

2017 DeKalb County Fall Baseball Camp

Oct 28, 2017
9:00 a.m.
DCHS Baseball Field

The 2017 DeKalb County Fall Baseball Camp will be Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field for ages 5 to 14.

Come meet professional baseball player Steven Jennings. Get valuable instruction, autographs, and play games with Jennings.

Camp skills:
*Learn the proper mechanics for throwing and catching
*Learn the proper fundamentals for pitching, playing infield, and playing outfield
*Learn correct fundamentals of hitting
*Learn numerous drills for all aspects of baseball

What to bring:
*Cleats, tennis shoes, baseball pants, hat, gloves, bat (catchers gear)
*Snacks and drinks for breaks, (water will be provided)

Registration:
*Cost of the camp is $40
*Registration will be October 28 from 8 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field

2nd Annual Turkey Trot Walkathon

Nov 11, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Greenbrook Park

DeKalb County Coordinated School Health will be holding the 2nd Annual Turkey Trot Walkathon on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Green Brook Park to benefit The Back Pack Program. All ages are welcome. There will be prizes given in each age category. We will have games, food, crafts, and face painting. Registration starts at 10:00am. The walkathon will start at 11:00am and end at 12:30pm, with prizes to follow. We ask that participants bring non-perishable food items for a donation to The Back Pack Program.

Self/Denny Family Reunion

Oct 21, 2017
Noon
Greenbrook Park

The Self/Denny family reunion will be Saturday October 21 at Greenbrook Park. Please bring a side dish, dessert & drink. Please also bring photos. Lunch to be served at 12 noon. More info call Larry Self 931-979-3904

6th Annual ALL YOU CAN EAT Chili Supper and Silent Auction

Nov 18, 2017
11:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Fairgrounds

The 6th Annual ALL YOU CAN EAT Chili Supper and Silent Auction will be November 18th from 11:00 a.m- 6:00 p.m. at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds inside the Kenneth Sandlin Center. All proceeds from the Silent Auction will go directly into an Angel Tree Fund. All other proceeds benefit Alexandria Fire Department. If you would like to donate a dessert or item for the silent auction please contact Lorrie Merriman at (615)-464-7621. Chili Tickets: ALL YOU CAN EAT chili, crackers/cornbread, and 1 drink included). Dessert will be available for purchase!

(Ages 13+) $8
(Ages 7-12) $4
(Ages 6 under) FREE

Different varieties of chili will be available!

For any other questions contact:
Brian Partridge (615)-318-1615
Bubba & Diana Blair (615)-529-1334

October Events at Edgar Evins State Park:

Oct 16, 2017
Edgar Evins State Park:

October Events at Edgar Evins State Park:

Monday, October 16

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. We will also look for any newly arriving winter waterfowl. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114 or (931) 982-3918. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Wednesday, October 18

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114 or (931) 982-3918. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Friday, October 20

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. We will also look for any newly arriving winter waterfowl. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114 or (931) 982-3918. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Saturday, October 21

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. We will also look for any newly arriving winter waterfowl. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114 or (931) 982-3918. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Saturday, October 21 – 3rd Annual Halloween in the Park:

Come join us for family fun as we celebrate Halloween at the park.

Camp Site Decorating Contest

1st Place Winner will receive 5 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park

2nd Place Winner will receive 2 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park

Trunk or Treat in the campground: Time 5:30 - 8:30

Campground will be closed to traffic during this time to provide a safe atmosphere for kids.

All park guests are welcome to join in the fun.

Campers and guests participating in the event will need to provide candy for trick or treaters.

Bonfire and Hayride in the campground: Time 5:30 - 8:30

Join Edgar Evins State Park for hotdogs and marshmallows at the campground fire circle during the trunk or treat. Hayrides will be offered in the Campground.

Monday, October 23

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Tuesday, October 24

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Wednesday, October 25

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Thursday, October 26

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Friday, October 27

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Monday, October 30

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Tuesday, October 31

10:00 AM Ranger led Fall Colors Tour: Meet at Edgar Evins Marina for a scenic tour to view the fall colors on Center Hill Lake by pontoon boat. Limit 12 people. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under. Please sign up online: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/edgar-evins/#/?park=edgar-evins , at the Visitor’s Center or call (931) 858-2114. Will depart promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Sorry no children under 3 years of age. This is a three hour boat ride.

Habitat Chili Cook-Off and Bake Sale

Oct 27, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Public Square

Who makes the best chili in DeKalb County? Find out on Friday, October 27th when Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County hosts its 14th annual Chili Cook-off and Bake Sale. Chili will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the DeKalb Courthouse Lawn. In case of bad weather, the event will be moved to the DeKalb County Complex. For a cash donation, eat all the chili you want and vote for your favorite chili and the best decorated booth. Ceramic bowls with the event’s logo are available for $20.00. Delicious baked goods prepared by members of local churches will be for sale. Take out is also available. Awards and bragging rights will be given in the following manner: 1st and 2nd place Chili. People’s Choice Chili Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity builds and renovates houses in partnership with volunteers and families in need, regardless of their ethnic or religious background. The houses then are sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged. For more information on the Chili Cook-off and Bake Sale, contact Tecia Pryor at 615-597-7370. To contact Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County, call 615-215-8181.

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