Events cover Wilson County this weekend

Xavier Smith • Oct 6, 2017 at 3:40 PM

Wilson County residents should have no trouble finding activities and events this weekend as fairs, sales, plays and more cover the county. Here are some events planned in Wilson County and Hartsville this weekend.


A hazardous household waste collection event will be Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center at 925 E. Baddour Pkwy. Participants should enter at Tennessee Boulevard. Acceptable items will include household cleaners, home maintenance chemicals, automotive products and miscellaneous chemicals. No medical or infectious waste, explosives, ammunition, radioactive waste, including smoke detectors, or any empty containers will be accepted. Waste from non-household sources such as businesses, schools, farms, churches, etc. will be accepted by appointment only. Call 615-643-3170 to request a price quote and schedule an appointment. Call 615-444-8360 for more information.

The Lebanon Antiques and Uniques Expo will return Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Wilson County Expo Center. Free parking and admission will be available.

Centerstage Theatre will present the play, “Father of the Bride” on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 14 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Winfree Bryant Middle School.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students and may be purchased at Iddy & Oscars on the Lebanon Square or at brownpapertickets.com.

Cedars of Lebanon State Park will hold its 10th annual Works Progress Administration Day celebration Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the park.

WPA Day features cultural exhibits and demonstrations of early 20th century life in rural Wilson County. Artists, musicians and crafts people provide a glimpse of the everyday tasks, trades and talents of a bygone era.

The day’s activities allow 21st century families and residents to step back in time and appreciate the knowledge, hard work and skills of men and women who farmed, timbered and built communities between Lebanon and Murfreesboro.

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The Treasure Hunt will be Saturday from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Community parish at 14544 Lebanon Road. The yard sale is the largest fundraiser of the year, which benefits the parish and the many charities sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary. It will feature furniture, kitchen items, books, movies, household items, linens, holiday decorations, luggage, toys, clothes and all shoes will be $1 a pair. Lunch and homemade baked goods will also be available.

Encore Theatre Co. will present A Trio of Radio Comedy on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the theatre at 6978 Lebanon Road. The trio will include Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen and the Radio Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Tickets will be $10 each at the door.


The annual fall Watertown Mile-Long Yard Sale, sponsored by the Watertown Chamber of Commerce, will start early Saturday morning with all vendors ready to go at 7 a.m.

Both sides of Sparta Pike toward Watertown, as well as the city’s Main Street, will be lined with a wide variety of vendors selling items, including antiques, flea market items, tools, collectables and food. There will be at least 100 vendors, not including church organizations and private citizens.


The Hartsville Fall Festival will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Trey Park at 105 Marlene St. in Hartsville. It will feature live music, a car show, hayride, cake walk, carnival games, vendors, food, a live auction and face painting.

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