Vista Gatherings – August 12, 2014

Parade of Homes set 

“A Showcase of Newly Constructed and Remodeled Houses” will be presented on August 23-24,  in Cookeville.

Hours for the event are Saturday 10 A.M. to 5 P.m. and Sunday noon to 4 P.M.

Presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland.

Ticket Price:  $3 in advance or $5 day of event.

For More Information:


New Englanders needed

“Save the Date”, Tuesday, October 7 — that will be the next New England Fall Picnic at St. George Marina Pavilion 4:00 – 7:30 pm

Join us for some clam chowder and other fine New England fare (catered)!

More details to follow.

To get on our list, send us an email: [email protected]  or, call Bob: 287-0456 or Ken: 287-0199


Caregiver Support Group

On August 19th , 2014, the Upper Cumberland Development District / Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) will hold its caregiver support groupmeeting.

The meeting will be held at the Crossville Good Samaritans’ (281 10th Street, Crossville TN 38555) from 1 to 2 P.M..

Contact Fran Davis, Family Caregiver Support Staff, at 931-476-4119 or [email protected] for more information.


Fairfield Glade Treasure Hunt set for Sept. 5

The 2014 Fairfield Glade Treasure Hunt is set for Friday, SEPT. 5TH. Have a fun evening solving puzzles and figuring out clues. The Hunt is limited to 20 cars with 4 people per car. Call information below on what to bring.

The cost is $24 per car. For more information or to make reservations CALL: Mike/Susan Spitler (707-0452) or

Larry /Connie Dove (250-1013). Make Checks payable to Susan Spitler and mail to 223 Lakewood Dr., Fairfield Glade,TN. 38558. Please Register by Aug. 29,2014.


Senior Olympic Entry Forms available

The 2014 TN Senior Upper Cumberland District entry forms are now available.

Deadline to enter is August 25 in ordered to participate in the games which will be held in our district Sept. 8-19 .

You can pick and return your forms at the Fair Park Senior Center or enter on line to For more information call 484-7416.


Homesteads Apple Festival Crafts Show Applications Available

Homesteads Apple Festival in Crossville, TN is now taking applications for artists and craftsmen for the Sept. 27 and 28, 2014 Homesteads Apple Festival Crafts Show.

Spaces are 12 ft. X 12 ft. and cost $50.

Applications can be downloaded at  or can be requested by calling 931-456-9663.

Show is limited to only artists and craftsmen who handcraft their merchandise.  Application must be received before deadline of August 29.


The FOL “Bling Sale,” Cool Thoughts for a Warm August

The FOL Bling Sale will not happen until Saturday, December 13.

However, now is a great time to consider clearing your jewelry box of long unworn, unappealing, “I definitely need some new kind of jewelry!”

Also, if you have sold jewelry at a garage sale and have leftovers; think of donating the remainder to the FOL Bling Sale.

Drop off your donations at the Fairfield Glade Village Mall across from Kroger or at the Library in downtown Crossville.

Your donations are greatly appreciated and will help fund books and needed improvements to our Cumberland County Art Circle Library. Let’s all keep it one of the best libraries in Tennessee.


One Step Beyond’s August Luncheon set

One Step Beyond’s August luncheon will be Thursday August 21, at noon, at Fairfield Glade’s Legends restaurant.

Weather permitting they may sit and eat outside.  To attend call Ron Hochheiser, 931-210-4393 or Jane Webb 931-484-6420 on or before August for your reservation.

You can pay by separate check or cash.

One Step Beyond offers a warm and friendly get-together for senior singles who are widowed and/or divorced.

The club meets every other month at a different restaurant where we gather for lunch and good company.

Mark your calendar and plan to join them at Legends, Fairfield Glade this month.


Full Course Steak Fry and Karaoke slated

Fellowship Baptist Church, 12 Westminster Court, Fairfield Glade, is having their annual Steak Fry on Saturday, August 16 at 6 P.M. in their pavilion (or in the Fellowship Hall, if the weather’s bad.)

This year in addition to the delicious food, Bob Jones will have his karaoke system there. (If you attended their Ole Fashioned Picnic on July 4th, you know what a fun-time they had.)

Is your mouth watering for a New York Strip steak (approximately 8 oz.) grilled to your specifications, baked potato, tossed salad, rolls, desserts and soft drinks, all for just $9 a person?

Well then, RSVP to the church office at 931-456-2525 ASAP. (If you call when the church office is closed, just leave your name and phone number and you will be called back.) Seating is limited to 60 people, so don’t wait. Children are welcome and can order a hot dog meal with all the side dishes for only $4 each.

Reservation and payment must be in by Wednesday, August 13 at 6 P.M. One more thing…steaks are hard on paper plates, so, bring your own plates and steak knives.  They’ll provide the food, the rest of the plastic ‘silverware’, drinking cups and the fun.

Fellowship Baptist is on Westminster Court just off of Peavine Road, about a block from and across the street from The Custard Cabin.  Confused, lost?  Call 931-456-2525.


Marathon Pinochle set

Want to meet new people, old friends, and enjoy playing pinochle? Now is the time to enroll for the 2014-2015 season. Play begins in early September and ends next May.

They play single deck with the opening bid of 16, dealer gets stuck at 15.

Games are scheduled monthly (but can be played at any mutually convenient date for you and your opponent).

Each team plays nine games, which are alternately at your or your opponent’s homes.

Cost per season is $11per person, $22 per couple which covers prizes and club expenses. Prizes sre awarded at a catered luncheon in June.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday June 13.,2015. Details will be provided at a later date.

Get yourself a partner(friend,spouse,significant other) and sign up soon. Send your name(s), address, phone and E-mail contacts and a check made to Laurie Kreskowiak to Laurie at 24 Belvadere Ln, Fairfield Glade,TN 38558 .

Any questions? Call Laurie at 484-2123 or John Moritz at 456-2290.


Golf Scramble set

The Upper Cumberland Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Golf Scramble on Saturday August 16 at the Heatherhurst Crag course.

Registration starts at 7 A.M. with a 7:30 A.M. shotgun start.

The cost per player is $100, which includes golf with cart, a Leftys BBQ lunch, a goody bag, hat, great team and individual prizes, and support for our local FCA huddles.

Register individually or get a team together today! Registration forms can be found at all Fairfield Glade courses or you can call 931-372-2123 to register.


Pioneer Day announces Entertainment Sign Up

The 30th Annual Pioneer Day is looking for Musical singers and groups for this year’s outdoor stages.

Country, Bluegrass, R&B and Gospel, there are few spots still open.  The event will be held on Saturday Sept. 13th.

Please contact Tina asap before the spaces fill up, at 484-7416.


Apply for Ms. Senior  County Pageant 

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014.  Ms. Senior Cumberland County  “Age of Elegance” Pageant.

This year’s ladies will be judged on Philosophy of Life, Evening Gown, Interview, and Community Involvement.

Wednesday August 27, 2014.  Applications are currently available at the Fair Park Senior Center, located at 1433 Livingston.

The contest is held during Senior Day at the Fair.