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Lester Flatt Celebration
Liberty Square, Sparta
Saturday, October 14

Enjoy Bluegrass music, food, crafts and classic car show at the Lester Flatt Celebration in Sparta. The celebration is from noon to 7 p.m., but the Uplands bus will be there from noon to 3:30 p.m. Bring money to purchase your food at various church sponsored booths and any crafts you can’t pass on. Music and car show is free. The band schedule during your stay is: 12 p.m.: Blake
William & Friends; 12:55 p.m.: The Grascals, 1:50 p.m.: Larry Stephenson Band, and 2:45 Flatt Lonesome. The Uplands Bus will leave from Fletcher Portico at 11:30 a.m; returning about 4 p.m. Transportation: $8. Bus reservation deadline is noon on Thursday, October 12. Call Cheryl at 277-3519 or the Uplands general office at 277-3518 to reserve a seat.


Tuesday, October 24, 3:00p.m., Adshead Hall
Executive Chat

Uplands Village Interim Executive Director, David Zack will be on vacation this week so HerschelMurner, COO, will discuss current topics. Christine Stinson, Board Chair and Barbara Everett, FinanceCommittee Chair will be available to give any updates. Ben Lomand will be present to discuss a proposalfor Fiber Optics to be built to resident homes. If you are unable to attend, you can watch it live by video conference on your computer by contacting Cheryl in the Uplands office. If you cannot attend in person or by video conference, you can check out a DVD. Contact Cheryl by email at checkler@uplandsvillage.com
or call at 277-3519.


Eine Kleine Kammermusik II
Concert at PHCC
On Sunday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m

the Tenuto Trio, the Cumberland Recorder Consort, mezzo-soprano Deborah Holbrook and pianist Rev. Glenna Shepherd will perform Eine Kleine Kammermusik II (a little chamber music) in concert in the Pleasant Hill Community Church
sanctuary. Diana Riggs (organ and piano), Dicksie Schmitt (violin) and Laura Riester (recorder) formed the Tenuto Trio more than a year ago and have been playing together ever since. The concert is free, although a free-will donation is suggested. Plan to come and enjoy an evening of beautiful classical music!


Exploring the Caves of
Eastern TN Shalom Program October 20-21

The Shalom Center for Continuing Education will present a program titled Exploring the Caves & Cave Ecology of Eastern TN on Oct. 20- 21. The presenter is Chuck Sutherland, an avid caver, professional photographer and conservationist
who currently serves as the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist for the Upper Cumberland Development District. Hundreds of his maps and cave photographs have been published in books, magazines, and on the web. He is currently
working with the State of TN to create new maps for state parks in the Upper Cumberland. The program will take place in Adshead Hall, beginning on Friday evening, Oct. 20, with a potluck supper at 5:30, followed by the program from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Note: If you plan to attend the potluck supper before the presentation, don’t forget to bring your own table setting: plates, cups and cutlery! On Saturday, Oct. 21, there will be a complimentary continental breakfast at 8:30, followed by the program from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.


Friday, October 27: Camp Nakanawa,

2 mile moderate hike to the Mayland Lake dam and return. This is a wooded hike with a great view of the lake at the dam. The trail has some minor elevation change and roots in the trail. There is a shelter at the dam with plenty of shady spots but no tables or seats for a lunch break before returning

Pioneer Hall Musuem opens for the season with a fine new exhibit created by Sharon Weible, Curator. This is the 130th year of the academy. What was it like to be a student or a teacher in those few years after the Academy first opened its doors? The museum will be open every Sunday from 2 - 5 pm, and on Wednesdays from 10 am - 4 pm for your visits until the end of October. If you have visitors at any other time, feel free to call Sharon at 277-5226, Jeanne at 277-3111, or Chris at 277-3742. We will try to arrange a special tour.
contributed by Jeanne Kingsbury

Uplands Village | P.O. Box 168 | Pleasant Hill, TN 38578 | Phone: (931) 277-3518


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