WRESTLING (Saturday, August 27)
The Gleason Gazelles are hosting a night of SWAG Wrestling on Saturday night, August 27, at the Gazelle Grounds, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $6. For more information call Christi Clark at 415- 3511.
GRAND MARSHAL RECEPTION (Monday, August 29)
There will be a reception honoring the 2016 Grand Marshals, Jeff Hazlewood and The Gleason Downtown Revitalization Committee. The reception will be held at the First Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 29.
THE GOOD TIME SINGERS IN CONCERT (Monday, August 29)
The Gleason Gazelles are sponsoring a gospel concert featuring Tommy Moore and The Good Time Singers on Monday, August 29, at the Gleason First Baptist Church. The Singing starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. For more information call Cil Weddington at 514-9007.
SPECIAL ADULT BINGO (Tuesday, August 30)
The Gleason Gazelles along with Woodmen Of The World are sponsoring a night of free “Bingo on the Gazelle Grounds”. The fun starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night, August 30. Free admission. You must be 18 to participate. For more information call Jennifer Cook at 571-3885.
There will be a Cake Auction at intermission during Bingo
SPECIAL YOUTH NIGHT YOUTH BINGO (Wednesday, August 31)
On Wednesday night, August 31, the Gleason Gazelles and area churches will sponsor Youth Bingo. A short devotional will be held at 7:15 at the Gazelle Grounds with Bingo to follow. You must attend the devotional to play Bingo. Kindergarten through age 17 are invited to play. For more information call Jennifer Cook at 571-3885.
Potter and Clay Demonstration (Thursday, September 1)
Earthen Vessels Pottery - Jim Keeling Demonstration featuring Gleason Ball Clay, 6:00 pm at the Gazelle grounds. Contact Christi Clark, 415- 3511.
SWEET POTATO BAKE-OFF (Friday, September 2)
The Gleason Gazelles and Simply Southern Restaurant are sponsoring a “sweet potato” bake-off on Friday, September 2 at the Gazelle Grounds prior to the BBQ Cookoff. Individuals must submit their prepared dishes and recipes by 5 p.m. at the cook booth for judging. The dishes must have sweet potatoes as an ingredient. First Prize will win a $50 cash prize and second and third place receiving gift certificates from the restaurant. For more information contact Cil Weddington at 514-9007.
ARTS & CRAFTS
Arts & Crafts Dealers and local merchants who wish to set up booths at the 2016 Tater Town Special should contact Melanie Maddox at 694-9849. The set up fee is $10.
BBQ COOK-OFF (Friday, September 2)
The Tater Town Cook-off will be on Friday, September 2, at the Gazelle Grounds. Specialties to choose from include BBQ, chicken, ribs, hamburgers and hotdogs. Gates open to the public at 5:30 p.m. There will be live entertainment by the band Flashback. Adult admission is $7 to enter and eat. For more information call Tracy Gaylord at 514-6185 or Christi Clark at 414-3511.
J C CAREY 5K MEMORIAL RACE (Saturday, September 3)
The Gleason Gazelles and McKenzie Medical Center are sponsoring the annual J C Carey 5K Memorial Run on Saturday, September 3. Entries will register in front of the Gleason School at 6:30 a.m. The race begins at 7 a.m. The race is in honor of the late Dr. J C Carey. The entry fee is $l5. For more information call Amy Reed at 415- 1795.
SPECIAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW (Saturday, September 3)
An Antique Tractor & Truck Show will be held on the front lawn of the Gleason School on Saturday, September 3. Show entries may be driven through the Grand Parade if desired, then parked on the school lawn for show. There are no entry fees. Call Charles Anderson at 695-5753 or Zac Montgomery at 234-6491or Dale Flowers at 514-5218 or Marty Morris at 4454854 for questions concerning the tractor show.
2016 PARADES (Saturday, September 3)
The Tater Town Parades will be on Saturday, September 3rd, beginning at 10 a.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “God; Faith; Family; Country”. Kids are invited to decorate bikes, trikes, 4-wheelers, go-carts, etc, and ride in the Jr. Parade.
Registration will be in front of Gleason Lumber Co. at 9 a.m. Registration for the Grand Parade will be in the American Legion Parking lot at 9 a.m. Trophies will be awarded in several categories. There is no entry fee for either parade. All horse entries will register at the Gleason Saddle Club.
Saturday, September 3 (Beginning at 11am)
Entertainment & Arts and Crafts & Food
Music by Keith Dunning
Contact: Melanie Maddox : 694-9849
Community Church Service (Sunday, September 4)
Community Church Service at 11am at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Pastor Jim Pinnell