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Calendar 10-11-22

Humane Society Hosts Halloween Bingo, Cake Walk
The Carroll County Humane Society will host a Halloween Bingo and Cake Walk on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the Farm Bureau Insurance building, 125 Third Avenue, Huntingdon. Fun for the entire family begins at 1 p.m. Donations of cakes for the cake walk are appreciated. For more information, contact the shelter at their new phone number 731-358-1019.
Cakewalk at Macedonia Community Center
Macedonia Community Center is hosting a cakewalk on Saturday, October 22. Hamburgers and hot dogs are served beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The cakewalk begins at 7 p.m. Gray Line Band will provide live music. Come join us for a family night out.
McKenzie City Council Workshop
McKenzie Mayor and Council will discuss a request to limit the number of liquor stores in McKenzie. The meeting is 5 p.m., Thursday, October 13 at McKenzie City Hall.
Bethel Art Department Homecoming Exhibition
During the month of October, the Bethel University Art Department is presenting the Homecoming 2022 Interdisciplinary Faculty & Staff Art Exhibition in the Kathy Sacks Art Gallery. The gallery is located in the lobby of Dickey Fine Arts Building, 71 Bethel Court, McKenzie. This exhibition features art created by Bethel faculty and staff from across the campus.  The result is a diverse exhibition showcasing the talents of those who may not work in the arts, but enjoy the creative process nonetheless. There will be a reception on Thursday, October 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m. 
Bethel Homecoming Weekend October 21-23
The Jerry Wilcoxson Memorial Golf Tournament will tee off on Friday, October 21, 2022, 11 a.m., at the Carroll Lake Golf Club, 1305 Carroll Lake Road, McKenzie. 
On Saturday, October 22, the Athletic Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Breakfast begins at 9:00 a.m. followed by the Wall of Faith Recognition ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Wildcat Alley, a collection of food trucks, craft vendors, alumni tent, live music and carnival rides, begins at 10:30 a.m. The Alumni and Friends Tailgate Tent Opens at 11:30 a.m. and Bethel Football against Thomas More kicks off at 1 p.m.
On Sunday, October 23, Worship with the Renaissance Choir begins at 11 a.m. at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 16835 Highland Drive, McKenzie. For information on these and other Homecoming events, contact Bethel University at 731-352-4000. 
911 Board to Meet
Carroll County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors meet Tuesday, October 18, 5:30 p.m. in the training room at the Emergency Operations Center, 210 Norandal Drive, Huntingdon. 
Carroll County Republican Party Pasta & Politics Dinner
The Carroll County Republican Party is hosting the annual Pasta and Politics Dinner on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 6 p.m. in the Carroll County Civic Center, 201 Mustang Drive, Huntington. Special guests include Senator Marsha Blackburn, Representative David Kustoff, Loren Spivack, author of “Freedom Fighter”, and Carroll County mayor, Joseph Butler. Also attending will be Commissioner and GOP Chair Jan Ostiguy, Tennessee GOP Chairman Scott Golden and Representative candidate for district 79, Brock Martin.
Carroll County Schools On Fall Break
Carroll County Schools will observe fall break next week, October 10-15. Classes will resume Monday, October 17. 
Carroll County Commission Meets Monthly
Carroll County Commission meets the second Monday of each month, 7 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Carroll County Office Complex, High Street, Huntingdon. There are no meetings in December, February, and July.
McKenzie Farmers Market
McKenzie Farmers Market is open Saturdays at 8 a.m., 2431 Cedar Street, in downtown McKenzie. The former Studebaker dealership was converted to an indoor/outdoor farmers market and allows area citizens to sell their homemade and homegrown foods and other products. 
It is open every Saturday morning through October. Also visit on Tuesday afternoons, 2-6 p.m. Watch for special children’s activities sponsored by the Carroll County 4-H and Agriculture Extension Service. 
Admission is free. The facility is sponsored by the City of McKenzie. For vendor information, phone City Hall at 731-352-2292. 
Brighton Neighborhood Safety Festival
The Brighton Neighborhood is hosting a safety festival in the parking lot of Bobby G’s on Saturday, October 15, 2-5 p.m. There will be face painting, games, free popcorn, free drinks and live music provided by Larry Morgan. The McKenzie Fire department will be on site with the fire truck along with items for the kids. The McKenzie train will be driving around the neighborhoods if you need a ride to and from the festival. The McKenzie Police Department will provide information on joining the Neighborhood Watch program. 
Shepherd’s Table Community Kitchen
On the third Tuesdays of each month, The Shepherd’s Table community kitchen serves meals at First Presbyterian Church located at 19835 E. Main Street, Huntingdon. Meals are served restaurant style with drive-through available after 6 p.m. It is open to the public and there is no cost. Donations are accepted. All are invited.
It is our mission to create a community atmosphere where individuals can come in and have a meal and a comfortable setting. We encourage friendly conversation prayers and laughter. If you would like to volunteer to help prepare the meal, serve the meal or help in anyway please call 731-415-9199 and leave a message or email fpcshepherdstable@gmail.com or PO Box 651, Huntingdon Tennessee.
Adult Education Classes
Huntingdon Location - Adult Education Building, 14155 Paris Street. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes are offered for one-on-one instruction on Mondays, 1-4 p.m. and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, phone 731-364-5481.
Council Meets Monthly
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. 
Prayer on the Square
The Prayer on the Square is held the second Saturday each month, 9 a.m. at The Network on the Court Square in Huntingdon. All denominations are welcome.


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