Vista Gatherings – May 21, 2013

Cumberland County Imagination Library Party set for June 1 

Dolly Parton’s Cumberland County Imagination Library will host its 2013 Birthday Party on Saturday, June 1, from 10 A.M. to noon.

The event will take place at the Art Circle Library, 3 East Street in Crossville.

The program includes Ident-A-Kid Fingerprinting, free ice cream and storytelling Model Railroad – Cat in the Hat. Music will be supplied by Marty Gibson

Registration is at 9:45 A.M. All children five years of age and under are welcome to this free event.


Incorporation Committee meeting cancelled

The Incorporation Committee (made up of member volunteers) has worked diligently for the past year in analyzing the pros and cons of incorporation — had planned a meeting for May 23 but that meeting has been cancelled and is hoped to be rescheduled.


Renegade Mountain to Host Open House

The public is cordially invited and encouraged to attend the Renegade Mountain Community Open House on Saturday, May 25 beginning at noon.

Pack up the kids, come and see what “Life Elevated at 2700 Feet” is all about!  The day begins by arriving on the mountain and following the signs to our registration center located at the top of the mountain.

There, each visitor will receive information about the mountain, a list detailing the day’s events, times and locations, and a map for self-guided tours of the community.

The main event of the day is the “Tour of Homes”, featuring many of the mountain’s 142 beautiful homes open for tours by the public.

Some of the homes are for sale, some for rent and others are open just to show off the possibilities of mountain living.

Personal guides with detailed maps will be standing by to show any of the 1351 lots and living units on the mountain, many of which sport a 60-100 mile view.

Then stay for the free BBQ and potluck dinner beginning at 5 P.M. and hosted by the Cumberland Point Condominium Association. ry and see the sights.

And, yes there is water!  The Community had some water issues in 2012, but the State of Tennessee stepped in and the issues are now resolved, in fact, the monthly water rate was reduced by $10.

The Renegade entrance is located near Crab Orchard (I40, exit 329), just 2 miles east on U.S. 70.  For more information find Renegade Mountain on Facebook, visit their website at or call the President at 931-200-2411.


Russian River Cruise

Friends Traveling Together  are busy planning a Russian River Cruise through Grand Circle Travel in July of 2014.

An informational meeting will be held at the home of Tom and Molly Hartman on Saturday, June 8 at 4 P.M. If you are interested in traveling to Russia, please join us. RSVP to Molly at 931-287-0458.


Hebbertsburg celebrates start of summer

Summer is officiall here on June 21, but, things will start heating up on Saturday, June 1, at the Hebbertsburg Dinner/Dance.

The fun begins at 6 P.M. and continues til 9 P.M. with music provided by the Sounds of the Country band.

This is Classic Country Music at its best, with Rob Baker (vocals and lead guitar), Terry King (steel guitar), Brian Rigney (drums) and Ed Lee (bass guitar). Whether you like to dance or just sit and listen, you will enjoy these talented guys.

What a treat for only $3 per adult admission donation; children 16 and under are free.

In addition to great music, you can be served a home-cooked spaghetti dinner with bread and a beverage, provided by our Hebbetsburg ladies for only $6. Desserts and/or additional beverages are just a $1 each.

Speaking of a $1, that’s all it takes to possibly win a delicious cake when you participate in our ‘Fun and  Famous’ Cake-walk.

This Dinner/Dance, held the first Saturday of each month through September at the Hebbertsburg Community Center, is their main fundraiser and all the monies go to pay the band and for maintenance and upkeep of the Community Center building. All the workers are volunteers.

The Community Center is only about 10 minutes from the 4-Way Stop in Fairfield Glade heading North; watch for the signs, or call Carolyn at 931-707-7837 for more directions or information.


CPAP Support Group Meeting set for June 6

Cumberland Medical Center CPAP Support Group Meeting is scheduled for June 6  at 6 P.M. in Fairfield Glade Conference Center.

These meetings are a great opportunity to meet other cpap users, get help with masks and get answers to your questions by Registered Technologist and Therapist.

You can also see the newest CPAP equipment out there.  Bring anyone interested in learning more about Sleep Apnea and CPAP therapy.

The guest speaker this month is Dr. Lana Jeradeh Boursoulian and the topic will be sleepwalking. Please contact Cyndy Whitson at 931-459-7249 to reserve your seat.


Entrepreneurs to meet

The next meeting for “Enduring Entrepreneurs MeetUp” will be Tuesday, May 21 at the Cumberland Business Incubator (CBI). Bring your own lunch.

Networking with other business owners begins at 11:30 and the meeting begins at noon.

The presenter for this meeting is Sany Ledford. She will share information on a topic that will help each of us in our businesses. Visitors are welcome to attend.

More information can be found on the website: or contact the Organizer, Connie Price 931-287-0123.


Elks “All-you-can-eat” Fish Fry this Friday

The Elks Lodge is still serving their famous Fish Fry  from 4 to 7 P.M. on May 24.

This all-inclusive price is $10 per person, and you can enjoy “All-you-can-eat” fish and sides of coleslaw, french fries or baked potato and dessert. For the non-fish lover, they offer a single serving of a half baked chicken which includes all side dishes, children 8 years and younger half price, children under 3 years eat free.

The Elks Lodge is open to its members and guests. If you would like additional information call the Lodge at 931-484-0150. They are located at 1145 Genesis Rd. which is about 1/2 mile south of I-40. Lodge hours are 12-9 P.M. Monday through Saturday.


Glade Fire Department to host Pancake Breakfast

The Fairfield Glade Fire Department will hosts its Pancake Breakfast at the Fairfield Glade Conference Center on Saturday, May 25, from 6 to 11 A.M.

The cost will be $6 for adults and $2 for children under 10. The menu will consist of orange juice, coffee, milk, sausage and all you can eat pancakes — all cooked and served by the Glade Fire Fighters and Ladies Auxiliary.


Singles Game Night set for June 3

Are you single and 55 or older?  How about joining us for a fun evening of fellowship and games? Your new BFF (Best Friend Forever) just might be there, too! So, try a new social activity sponsored by the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church (231 Westchester Drive) on June 3, from 7 – 9 P.M. in their Fellowship Hall. No religious affiliation is required.  There is a $1 charge for refreshments.


FOL to host Presidents, Hogs & Pies mystery

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the Friends of the Art Circle Library will host aother Mystery Tour. It will be $79 per person – of which $5 goes back to Friends of the Library.

For details please call Elaine Johnston at 931-484-8228 or email [email protected]


Elks Lodge offering Shrimp Dinner & more

The Elks Lodge is offering a Shrimp dinner on May 31, in which you will receive 24 shrimp three different ways — scampi, fried or cocktail.

They will serve between 5 and 7 P.M. and the price is $14 per person

Don’t wait, reservations close May 26 so call the Lodge today and get your name and how you want your shrimp cooked on the list! Call the Lodge for more details at 931-484-0150.

• The Elks have a new price — just $8 — for breakfast that will be served on May 19 from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.

They have added new items to the menu. Te breakfast is still an all-you-can-eat event with made-to-order omelets with all the fixings. Swedish pancakes for the asking with several sweet toppings to choose from. On their refreshment table they offer, orange juice, fruit, coffee or tea. For the sweet tooth, they have delicious mini doughnuts. There is a tasty breakfast bar with country fried steak,  bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, country gravy, potatoes, and biscuits. Cost for children 8 years and under is $4 and children under 3 years eat free.

Call the Lodge for more details at 931-484-0150.

• The Elks Lodge is serving up homemade beef tacos and burritos on May 17, from 5-7 P.M. You can buy two tacos or one burrito with refried beans for $3.50. They do carry outs, so if you want an order to go, just call and they will have it ready for you to pick up.

For more information on any of these events, call the Lodge at 931-484-0150.


Glade Hospice Life Butterfly Release in June

The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary will present the 3rd Annual Hospice Benefit Celebration of Life Butterfly Release on Saturday, June 15, on the Courthouse Lawn in Crossville, from 9 to 10 A.M.

The program will be an uplifting and joyful experience remembering those we have loved and lost, including a reading of the names we are celebrating, a butterfly blessing, special music, commemorative readings, and the release of the butterflies to mingle with the crowd and flowering plants.

The donation for the butterflies is $20 for one name to be remembered or $100 for six different names to be remembered.  They encourage you to attend their event, bring a lawn chair and wear brightly colored clothing.  Those unable to attend can still reserve butterflies in the name of a family member or friend and these will also be released.  Butterfly order forms are available at the Hospice office at 30 East Adams Street.


Mountain Memories Quilt show scheduled

Ever wondered what that old quilt you inherited from Grandma Sue might be worth?  Or, maybe you have a quilt that you made and want to have it insured.  You can have all of this taken care of at the Cumberland County Mountain Memories Quilt show on June 14 and 15.

The written appraisals will be $40 and an oral appraisal will be $10.  Appointments may be made by contacting Marsha Radtke at 931-456-6932.

The 7th Biennial Mountain Memories Quilt show will take place at the Community Complex (Fairgrounds) on June 14, 15, and 16.  Over $1000 will be awarded to quilters in 13 categories.

On Sunday, June 16, Father’s Day, all gentlemen will be admitted free!  The show even awards a ‘Gentleman’s Choice’ award voted on by all men in attendance.

The deadline for entry forms and fees is Wednesday, May 8.  More information on entries, rules, and a map may be found at


Bible study tech spring session is offered

Kelly Minter will be the DVD instructor for our spring session, “Nehemiah: A Heart That Can Break.” Nehemiah is a seven-week study that includes seven video sessions and real life ways to put feet to your faith.

Are you ready to learn from Nehemiah and move you in compassion to be the hands and feet of Jesus?  If so join them April 8 – June 10, 2013, 1:30 to 3:30 P.M. at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Cost of the class is $20 for the workbook. Pre-registration is suggested. Please send your name, address, email address and phone number with your check made out to BIBLE STUDY TECH to Bible Study Tech, 104 Prescott Lane, Fairfield Glade, TN. 38558. For more information call 931-456-9282 or 931-459-4947.