We will continue to
publish the monthly
calendar to show
opportunities. Some of
these events may be
cancelled or postponed
due to concerns in the
nation presently. Please
refer to the contact
information in each
listing for status.
2021 CHILDREN'S FISHING RODEO
Saturday, June 12 * 6:00 a.m. -
The City of Bartlett is once
again hosting the Children’s
Fishing Rodeo for ages 12 and
under at Appling Lake in the
Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal
Center located at Highway 70 &
Appling Road in Bartlett.
There will be prizes awarded in
three age categories; 6 and
under, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12 with
one overall Grand Prize Winner.
So bring your fishing pole and
get ready to catch a lot of
This is a FREE event but you
must register before fishing.
Starting on June 1, one can
pre-register at Gator Brown’s
Bait & Tackle located at 6816
Highway 70 in Bartlett,
(336-9699) or at the event the
day of the rodeo.
This is a CATFISH Rodeo. (the
lake will be stocked with
catfish prior to the rodeo)
Appling Lake will be closed from
Tuesday, June 1, until after the
completion of the rodeo on June
12. NO FISHING is allowed at
Appling Lake during this time!
The lake will open to the public
after the fishing rodeo.
Due to COVID regulations in
Shelby County mask and social
distancing are required when you
are not fishing in your area.
This is a rain or shine event.
There is no rain date for the
event. In the case of dangerous
weather, the event will be
CATCH’EM LAKES AT AGRICENTER
ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Catch'em Lakes are operated by
Walnut Grove Bait & Tackle, a
tenant of Agricenter
International, and are located
near the intersection of Farm
Road and 6913 Walnut Grove Road.
There are two stocked catfish
lakes and two game lakes with
bream, bass, and crappie. No
fishing license is required for
catfish lakes. If it is raining
or is likely to rain the Lakes
will be closed.
* Catfish Lakes Admission:
Adults $10.00, Children 12 and
* Game Lakes Admission: Adults
$13.00, Children 12 and under
* Catfish Price: $2.50/lb
* Cleaning Fee: $0.75/lb in
addition to pound fee
* Clean and Filet Fee: $1.75/lb
in addition to pound fee
Group events are welcome! Call
for reservations 901-737-1200.
Hours of Admission:
Wednesday-Friday (9:00 a.m.-6:00
Saturday & Sunday (8:00
a.m.-6:00 p.m.) * Monday &
Looking to July . . .
Independence Day Celebrations
Bartlett – Friday, July 2
For more information, contact
Collierville – Saturday, July 3
(For more information, contact
901-457-2770 or social media: @townofcollierville)
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
SATURDAY, JULY 3 AT COX PAR
Join us for a community
celebration for our nation at
the 2021 Collierville
Independence Day Celebration!
Saturday, July 3 we will
at HW Cox Park (440 W. Powell
Road) starting with food vendors
open at 6:30 PM, entertainment
at 7:00 PM, and the fireworks
show at 9:30 PM.
Entertainment will be provided
by Party Planet and a special
live performance by 25 members
of the Tennessee Mass Choir.
Party Planet is comprised of
seven performers - a four-piece
rhythm section, saxophonist,
male and female lead singers -
with a massive song list ranging
from classic favorites to
contemporary hits for an
audience of all ages. The
Choirs' high-energy vocals will
provide the soundtrack to the
largest firework demonstration
in the Town's history.
There are more announcements
about this year’s event to come!
Stay up to date with event
information by following the
Town’s social media: @townofcollierville.
The rain date is Monday, July 5;
the shuttle service will not be
provided this year.
Germantown – Sunday, July 4
Municipal Park, 1900 S.
* Music by Memphis Wind Symphony
(earlier, time TBA)
* Fireworks from 9:10 pm – 10:00
Register for Discover the
Join us for a fun-filled
two-week scavenger hunt and
safely explore sections of the
Wolf River Greenway throughout
the city of Memphis. Along the
way, you'll earn chances to win
one of five grand prizes!
Register today and Discover the
How it works: Discover the
Greenway signage will be placed
at scenic locations along the
Wolf River Greenway. Sign up,
scout specific locations, snap a
photo, and share — it's that
easy. The more #DiscoverTheGreenway
signs you find, the greater your
chances at winning a fantastic
prize! There's also an
opportunity to fundraise for the
Conservancy, earning even more
chances to win.
Register today and #DiscoverTheGreenway
Discover the Greenway
Jim Keras Subaru
Saturday, May 22 — Saturday,
Wolf River Greenway
Rural Heritage Trust Unveils
First Set of Heritage Panels
Wayside Exhibit Panels Unveiled
at Edmund Orgill Park
"History Was Made" when the
Rural Heritage Trust unveiled
its first set of Wayside Exhibit
Panels for the Rosemark
Kerrville Heritage Tour Routes
on Saturday, April 24 at Edmund
Orgill Park by the golf
Dignitaries attending included
Shelby County Commissioner Amber
Mills, and such luminaries as Ed
Haley, City Manager of the City
of Millington and Terry Roland,
President of the Millington
Chamber of Commerce. Also
present were members of local
history and civic institutions
such as Historic Archives of
Rosemark and Environs, Raleigh
Springs Conservancy, Elmwood
Cemetery, Shelby County
Conservation Board, and the
Shelby County Historical
Commission. A good time was had
by all . . .
The feature of the two panels is
the Rosemark-Kerrville Heritage
Tour, which consists of one
24.9-mile loop beginning in
Edmund Orgill Park and heading
east to the Rosemark,
Barretville and Mudville
communities, before returning
westbound on Mudville Road to
the Kerrville community and
Edmund Orgill Park. Two
additional “short” routes are
also included, both for a more
detailed drive on the east side
- the Rosemark, Barretville,
Mudville area (6.3 miles in
length), and Kerrville and
Edmund Orgill Park on the west
side (5.8 miles in length).
Along the way, the routes will
cover historic homes, churches
and cemeteries, beautiful barns,
historical markers, agricultural
fields, livestock, lakes,
rivers, creeks, and pass through
several canopied lanes.
Downloadable maps and
descriptive tour information are
located in the TOURS section of
this web site. Community
histories are also available in
the COMMUNITY HISTORIES section.
This event is free and open to
the public. Ample parking is
available at the site.
For More Information about the
unveiling ceremonies, contact
Jimmy Ogle at 901-604-5002
Friday Evenings In The Forest
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Shelby Forest General Store – 7729 Benjestown Road, Millington, 38053
Join us every Friday night from 6:00 – 8:00
PM for Steak Night. It’s a friendly and
social event, offering live bluegrass banjo
pickin! (Last steaks go on the grill at 7:45
Our 10-oz Grade A Select, custom-cut ribeyes
(fresh, never frozen) are from Charlie’s
Meat Market and they bathe in Kristin’s own
secret marinade until they are grilled to
perfection. The $14.99 steak dinner comes
with sides of slaw, Texas toast, and french
fries. Add 1/2 dozen fried shrimp for only
$5.99-our ‘Surf and Turf.’ Still hungry?
We’ve got cheesecake, chocolate satin pie,
and key lime pie for only $2.99. Or, your
choice of 12 different fried pies, for
For the lil’ tykes, we offer a kid’s meal
for only $5.99. They receive a 2-piece
chicken strip dinner with french fries and
When we started Steak Night nearly 15 years
ago with our lone banjo-picker Tony Butler,
we would say folks came for the steaks and
enjoyed the music. Through the years, more
and more musicians started coming and now we
regularly have 8-10 including a stand-up
bass or two, a fiddle, guitars, mandolin,
harmonicas, and more. Now it feels more like
people are coming for the music and enjoying
Come see for yourself and you decide which
“Main and Mulberry” from
Main and Mulberry
is now hosted as a Live Event
for Public Policy every Thursday
at 10:30AM on both it's Facebook
and YouTube channels.
These links are listed below to
find previous episodes and
future event dates:
Mission of Main and Mulberry
is to capture the modernization
and growth happening in areas
full of small-town tradition and
local charm. Wherever your Main
and Mulberry may be, we’re here
to tell the story.
114 E. Mulberry Street,
Collierville, TN, 38017
Every Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday
Agricenter International's Farmer's Market has been a trusted partner for the area's farmers and ranchers since 1986 and is the oldest continuously operated farmer's market in West Tennessee, offering produce and other farm-raised products. For now, crafts and other non-food items will not be sold.
Farmers Market Agricenter International
7777 Walnut Grove Road 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Contact: 901-757-7777, agricenter.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Agricenter Sunflowers may be gone, but look for them this summer! Each year we plant over 78,000 sunflower seeds for the public to enjoy! Please enter at Walnut Bend Road and park in the lot.
International has always
encouraged people to enjoy these
sunflowers on the campus. We ask
that you please do not pick them
so others can enjoy them also -
they are our gift to the
community. Please remember the
rest of the crops on the land
are in research or production
and thus cannot be picked
either. Agricenter does not charge a fee to enjoy flowers.
Check Out What's New On Our Sunflower Trail!
Benches, mile markers, and educational signs are a few of the things that are new on our Sunflower Trail. Stop and Yield signs have also been installed.
Tips: wear mud boots, stay
hydrated, photos with your pet
dog is allowed, but please no
Tag us in your photos for
inclusion on our social media
or email email@example.com!
Autumn Festivals Postponed
All are sad that the annual
Autumn Festival Season in Shelby
County is being postponed until
2021 due to the concerns brought
on by the COVID pandemic. We all
want to be safe, for sure. Many
festival organizers are looking
optimistically to the 2021
season and have already
announced next year’s dates.
put these October dates on
your 2021 Calendar:
Millington Goat Days
Rosemark Country Fair
Shelby Farms Ironman
Arlington BBQ Fest
MEMPHO Music Festival
October 16-17 (TBD)
Holiday Parades & Events
Throughout The Area!
Thursday, December 3 – 6:00 p.m.
Millington Tree Lighting
Millington Library, 4858 Navy
Saturday, December 5 – 4:00-6:00
Bartlett Christmas Parade
W.J. Freeman Park, 2629 Bartlett
Saturday, December 5 – 5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Munford Christmas
Downtown Munford, 79 College
Community Christmas Tree
Lighting at Rosemark
December 6, 2020
Happy Holidays from
Murray Hudson Antique Maps,
Globes, Books & Prints
109 S. Church Street * Halls, TN
For a very nice daytrippin’
journey north up TN 51 through
West Tennessee into Lauderdale
County , past Millington,
Covington and Ripley to Halls
(about 50 miles and one hour) to
visit one of the most unique
shopping experiences anywhere,
and Murray Hudson himself. View
of 20,000 maps and globes from
all over the world, and over
quite a few centuries.
Our 50% off sale will continue
through the end of December. We
have changed the maximum
discount to be $2,500 per item.
Murray is continuing to help
alleviate cabin fever by
enthusiastically showing us the
world, with our varied videos of
his many favorite items and into
our showroom too. We invite you,
clients and friends of Murray
Hudson Antique Maps, Globes,
Books & Prints to send us
requests via e-mail or comments
sections of the video, of items
in our inventory for Murray to
show and discuss. Please enjoy,
watch and subscribe.