August 15

* The Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Women Impacting the Community luncheon from 11-1 p.m. at Tennessee Grasslands Golf & Country Club Links Clubhouse. This event is dedicated to encouraging and empowering female business professionals to create heartfelt, meaningful relationships with one another that will in turn strengthen their communities. If you are interested in attending, please call 615-824-2818 or go to

*Hendersonville AARP #4443 Anniversary Celebration and Chapter meeting will be at the Hendersonville Senior Center from 1:30 – 3 p.m. (Doors open at 1:00). It will be a celebration of our 30th anniversary. We are the only AARP chapter left in Sumner County, and, only 1:5 chapters in all of middle TN and beyond. Former members, previous speakers, elected officials and dignitaries and the general public (any age) are being invited. Our entertainment will be the Silver Notes - a senior 20-piece band that performs across the region. Refreshments will be served Contact for additional information.

*One Stop Realty will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross from 1-5 p.m. at their new office location at 131 Indian Lake Rd, Suite 101, Hendersonville. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 615-822-0750 or sign up online at

August 17

*Summer Songwriters Night at Rock Castle - 5 – 9 p.m. Original music by some of Nashville’s most talented rising stars during the Summer Songwriters Night Concert Series at Rock Castle State Historic Site. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs, kick back and enjoy a low-key summer evening with your friends and family. Organized games and inflatables are available for children and hamburgers, hot dogs, snacks and soft drinks available, along with craft beer by Half-Batch Brewery. No Advance Ticket Sales. Admission for Adults is $10. Children under 18 are FREE!

August 18

*Rome Missionary Baptist Church 1277 Avondale Rd Hendersonville will be celebrating Old Timers Day on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Minister William Douglas and New Direction Church will be the guest. Everyone is invited to come and worship with them.

*Rehoboth United Methodist Church invites everyone to attend worship services at both 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. with new pastor, Rev. Sean Stanfield. Fellowship time will be held at 10 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages at 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. 2601 Cages Bend Rd. Gallatin. More information: or visit us on Facebook.

August 18-October 20

*The whimsical works of one of history’s most iconic artists will come this summer to the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) in Hendersonville. The exhibition, entitled Picasso: Master in Clay, will be on view from Aug. 18 through Oct. 20 and will feature more than 60 of the legendary Pablo Picasso’s highly stylized edition ceramics. On loan from the Park West Museum, this substantial collection is coming to Tennessee for the first time. Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center, is located off Gallatin Pike just three miles east of Rivergate Mall and serves as a haven for the arts, hosting major art exhibitions throughout the year. For more information, visit or call (615) 822-0789.


August 23

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 4 mile hike on the Hendersonville Greenway. This Easy stroll is on a partially shaded paved trail and follows Drakes Creek for part of the way. We will meet at the Hendersonville Public Library (140 Saundersville Rd) at 9:30 and hike from the library 2 miles over to the Drakes Creek ballpark area and return 2 miles back to the library. Pets on leashes welcome. For more info contact Jenny at or text/phone (615) 517-8185

*Rehoboth UMC invites all men in the community to a catered dinner at 6 p.m. and to hear former NFL Coach, Les Steckel, speak about turning your defeats into victories. Pre-registration is required by either emailing or call weekdays 615-822-3966 by Aug. 20. Include number of guests and contact information. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a wonderful program so be sure to invite a friend or neighbor. Church is located at 2601 Cages Bend Road, Gallatin.

August 28

*Sumner Trails Chapter of Tennessee Trails will lead a 2 mile hike rated Moderate leading from the Hendersonville Arboretum on a paved trail and then proceed to the U.S. Corp of Engineers Environmental study area on a foot trail which is unimproved and convoluted - then return via the Arboretum trail back to the ESA parking lot (very little elevation change on the hike). Also, we will get an advanced view of a new walking trail proposed but not yet approved, across a cove from the Arboretum. Since part of this hike takes us on an unimproved foot trail you might want to wear long pants to discourage ticks, chiggers and poison ivy, and wear footware you don't mind getting wet and muddy. Also suggested: water, sunscreen, insect repellant, hiking poles. Meet for carpooling at First Presbyterian Church, 172 W. Main Street in Hendersonville at 8:45, or at 9 a.m. at the trailhead at the big ESA parking lot at 502-498 Walton Ferry Road, which is 1.7 miles from Gallatin Road on the right (GPS and Google map coordinates 36.280507 - 86.623728). For further info contact Jim at or text/call him at (615)822-4400 or Al at or text/call at (615)454-7673

September 10

*At the “Break the Silence” event, friends and loved ones touched by suicide will be honored on Sept. 10 from Noon-1 pm in the Duffer Plaza at Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin. Refreshments will be provided. Event will take place rain or shine. For more information, contact Beth Gray at 615-325-5237.

September 26

*Taste of Hendersonville will be returning to the Streets of Indian Lake from 5-8 p.m. Presented by the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce and The Goddard School of Hendersonville, this is a great time to sample local restaurants.  Tickets are available


*Tennessee Wildlife Federation is now accepting photo submissions for its 5th annual Tennessee wildlife and landscape photo contest. Photographers—from amateurs to professionals—are encouraged to submit up to 20 of their best images of Tennessee’s wildlife and, for the first time, landscapes. Submissions can be made from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31 at where more information and official contest rules are available.

*The Hendersonville Community Singers meet at First Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville on 172 West Main St. on Monday evenings from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

*The Republican Party of Sumner County meets on the first Saturday of every month at 9 a.m., Hendersonville Christian Academy, 355 Old Shackle Island Road. There’s a different speaker every month. Breakfast is available for donation. For more information visit

*Hendersonville community singers meet at First Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville on 172 West Main St. on Monday evenings from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

*Indian Lake Peninsula Church, 235 Indian Lake Road, Hendersonville 615.824.0001. Call for info about ongoing groups:

GriefShare -Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. We need people to walk with during our time of loss of loved ones. Childcare provided. 13 weeks

DivorceCare, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. A caring group of people to walk with each other when going through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Childcare provided. 13 weeks

Caring for the Caregiver Meets 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Goal is to support those in similar situations.

Parents of Teens Support Group. Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. Mom’s group who are parenting teens, enough said!!

Celebrate Recovery. Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. We all have hurts, habits and hang ups. Join us as we take steps towards the healthy, vibrant life of freedom God has designated for us all.

Fit 4 Life - Monday 6:15 p.m. Thursdays 8:30 a.m. Saturdays 8 a.m. Ready to get healthy? Focus on fitness and wellness. for questions

*Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Meets Monday nights at 6 p.m. weigh-in at 5:30. First United Methodist Church, 217 E Main St., Hendersonville. Come Join Us. TOPS Club.

For info, call Janice @ 615 428-4503.

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