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NOVEMBER 7

DuPont Elementary School will hold its 22nd annual Silent and Live Auction on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 1311 Ninth St. in Old Hickory. A silent auction and bake sale will take place from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Food vendors and trucks and activities will be featured from 5-7 p.m., and the live auction will begin at 7 p.m. The event will be to raise funds to buy library books, technology equipment and educational materials to support the students and teachers at DuPont Elementary School. Original DuPont Elementary School prints by Nashville artist Phil Ponder will be available for sale and signed by him on site. Various fun $1 activities to be offered will include a bounce house, face painting, cake-walk, selfie-station, popcorn, bike drawing, etc. For more information about the event or anyone interested in making a donation may call the school at 615-847-7305.

NOVEMBER 7-16

Exchange Club of Donelson-Hermitage will host its fourth-annual Field of Honor on the grounds of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. 1,000 3'x5' American Flags will be displayed. There will be no charge to visit the Field of Honor display and all are invited to walk with us through the ordered rows of flags. Dedication ceremony Nov. 8 at 2 p.m.; Patriotic fireworks Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.; Closing ceremony Nov. 16 at 11 a.m.

NOVEMBER 9

The third-annual Blessing Bazaar will be Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Donelson Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 2914 Lebanon Road. The indoor event, sponsored by members of Team TN, will feature local crafters, vendors, a food truck and photos with Santa. Funds raised will support the yearly service ministry trip to Camp Blessing Texas, where volunteers with Team TN act as cabin parents, one-on-one counselors and barnstormers with the unique opportunity to serve as the hands and feet of Christ to children and young adults who cannot attend a traditional camp due to their special needs. The campers experience a week of love, acceptance and fun at the barrier-free, Christian camp, where daily activities include ziplines, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, archery, canoeing, worshipping God with open hearts and more. For more information about the Blessing Bazaar or to request booth space, contact teamtnmissions@gmail.com.

NOVEMBER 11-12

Artists at the Old Hickory Art Center will hold an art sale Oct. 11-12 at the center at 1308 Fuller St. in Old Hickory. An invitation-only wine and hors d’oeuvres event will kick off the sale Oct. 11 from 6-8 p.m., and the sale will be open to the public Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. For more information, visit oldhickoryartcenter.com or contact Ken Matthiesen at 785-556-4029 or kenmdeck@kansas.net.

NOVEMBER 16

Buchanan Log House in Donelson will hold its annual Antique Appraisal Fair on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 2910 Elm Hill Pike. This is a fundraiser to help support the preservation of this 1790s log home that was a part of Nashville’s beginning settlement. Regional expert Sam Holden, who can be seen on public television, will do appraisals. Weapons are the only category that will not be accepted. The cost will be $5 per item. For more information, call or text 615-945-7902. 

NOVEMBER 21

STRIVE Collegiate Academy Charter School will hold its STRIVE Thursday on Nov. 21 at 9:30 a.m.

NOVEMBER 24

STRIVE Collegiate Academy Charter School will hold its STRIVE outing to the Titans vs. Jaguars game. Email Ansley Page at apage@strivecollegiate.org for ticket information.

ONGOING

The Hermitage Community Center behind the library has bridge each Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There’s no charge, but attendees should bring their own lunch. New players are welcome.

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