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Places to go and people to see

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011 8:01 pm

Friday and Saturday
The Jackson Teen Theatre will present “School House Rock Live,” at the Ned R. McWherter West TN Cultural Arts Center Friday at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at The Ned. Ticket prices are $5 for the school performance at 9 a.m. and the evening show is $10 in advance and $11 at the door. The Saturday matinee is $8 in advance and $9 at the door. For information, call (731) 425-8396 or (731) 425-8397.  
Saturday
Kelly Taylor Poker Run
11 a.m. starting at Cadillac’s and making stops at Dot’s, the Fulton Park, Blondie’s, Crossroads Cycle and back to Cadillac’s. Registration is $20 with a $10 rider’s fee. There will also be a bike show. It will be about a 100-mile ride with lunch plates for $5, a silent auction, 50/50 drawing and other prizes.
The community is encouraged to come out and support Taylor and his family and he is preparing to undergo a kidney transplant. For more information, call Samantha at 514-1951, Southern Milling at 587-2219 or Jason Newton at 514-8373.
Puttin’ on the glitz fashion show
4 p.m.
Country Pet Resort and Spa
Featuring Dr. Debbie Reynolds of Veterinary Home Healthcare with an illustration on pet CPR. Josh Justice will also have an exhibit of small pets.  
Oct. 29
PADUCAH – Bill Samuels Jr., who led Maker’s Mark™ from small family distillery in Kentucky to global icon, will be the featured guest at the Carson Center Distiller’s Dinner.  The seventh annual Distiller’s Dinner will take place at the Carson Center in historic downtown Paducah, Ky.  
Reservations are required.  The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception with Samuels.  Artisan Kitchen will serve a five-course gourmet dinner with a Southern flair in a spectacular setting on stage in the main theatre.  During the dinner, Samuels will make informal remarks. Beverage options will include Maker’s Mark™, Maker’s 46™, house wine or beer and soft drinks. Individual tickets or tables may be purchased by calling (270) 443-9932, ext. 240.

Judie Minga Benefit
There will be a benefit for Judie Minga featuring food, music and fun on Oct. 29 at Martin American Legion Post No. 55 at 221 Central St.
The night will begin at 6 with Avonlea playing while dinner is served until 8. The dinner will include a pork loin with green beans, slaw, potatoes, rolls, tea or coffee and a dessert.
Tickets may be purchased from any auxiliary member for $10 per person.
In addition, there will be a music from 9 p.m. until whenever, an adult costume contest and a drawing for a Huskee 46-inch triple blade riding lawnmower.
 For donations in the amount of $5 or $20, tickets will be issued for the drawing and one ticket is given for a $5 donation and six tickets are given for a $20 donation.
An account has been set up as follows:
American Legion Auxiliary Judie Minga Benefit, First State Bank, 109 University, Martin, TN  38237.
For tickets or more information, call Rita Janes at 819-3251, Donna Rushing at 514-0673 or Rose Johnson at 571-4635.

Nov. 5
2011 4th annual Veterans Parade 10 a.m.
Sponsored by Rolling Thunder TN Chapter 6. There are no entry fees to participate in the parade. Veterans will be offered transportation during the event.
Parade line-up will begin at UT Martin’s Hardy M. Graham Stadium parking lot. The route will follow University Street to Lindell Street in downtown Martin.
To participate, call Patricia Laird at 587-9742 (day) or 364-5766 (evening).  

wcp 10/20/11

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