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National Sandwich Day

 

What are you having for National Sandwich Day?

National Sandwich Day is observed annually on November 3. The sandwich is believed to be the namesake of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, following the claim that he was the inventor of the sandwich.  This day honors one of America’s most popular lunch items. Some eating establishments will be either giving away sandwiches or will offer them at a big discount on Thursday, November 3, 2016, National Sandwich Day!  Enjoy!

21st Annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Ride

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's 21st Annual Saddle Up for St. Jude Ride

The ride is scheduled for Saturday, November 5th in Vina, Alabama staring with the morning ride at 9:30 a.m., Lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and the Afternoon Ride from 1:30 p.m. until. There will be prizes for participants. Riders collecting $150.00 or more receive a towel, t-shirt and cap; Riders collecting $75.00 or more get a t-shirt and cap; and Riders collecting $50.00 or more will be in a drawing for a new saddle and other prizes. For more information call 662-424-5886 or 256-412-6500 or 662-424-0895. There will be entertainment Saturday night. Bring the whole family!

Florence Happenings

FLORENCE, ALABAMA UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

 

 

 

James Foote as Theodore Roosevelt

October 20:  The Natchez Trace Parkway Association celebrates 100 years of National Parks with Theodore Roosevelt re-enactor, James Foote. Foote will perform at the Shoals Theater at 7 p.m. Riveting performer, James Foote has been professionally portraying Teddy Roosevelt for over 35 years. He’s been featured on the History Channel, C-SPAN, The Colbert Report, and various documentaries. Admission to this family-friendly performance is free and open to the public.

 

TANY TUCKER HOSPITALIZED

TANYA TUCKER HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 12, 2016) – Tanya Tucker is recovering in a Nashville hospital after suffering an upper respiratory infection while on her North American tour. Tucker became ill before a date in South Dakota and was treated by local doctors before heading back to Nashville. As a result, six shows will be postponed (tour dates below).

“I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets and were looking forward to seeing us on the road. I just feel terrible, but I’ll get even worse if I don’t take care of myself. I love you all,” Tucker said.

POSTPONED TANYA TUCKER TOUR DATES:
Oct. 07 Watertown, S.D. – Dakota Sioux Casino
Oct. 11 Swift Current, SK Canada – The Living Sky Casino
Oct. 12 Whitecap, SK Canada – Dakota Dunes Casino
Oct. 14 Fort Hall, Idaho – Fort Hall Casino
Oct. 15 Pendleton, Ore. – Wildhorse Resort
Oct. 16 Airway Heights, Wash. - Northern Quest Casino

Follow Tanya Tucker on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTubeor visit tanyatucker.com.

Luke Bryan Contest

REGISTER TO WIN LUKE BRYAN TICKETS TO SEE LUKE BRYAN

Enter to win tickets to Luke Bryan in Batesville October 12th, from our website, click on the Tupelo Home Center banner at the top of the Home page and enter to win from their website. The drawing will be held Monday, October 10th.  Compliments of Tupelo Home Center and your home for Classic Country, KUDZU 104.9. Hurry registration will be closing soon!

 

Tennessee River Run

15th Annual Tennessee River Run

October 8, 2016

The 15th Annual Tennessee River Run culminates Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, when Chuck Wicks, Kellie Pickler and Randy Houser join Darryl Worley on stage in downtown Savannah, Tennessee. When gates open at noon, guests will be able to participate in children’s games and shop food and crafts. The concert will begin at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 each, and children 12 and younger will be admitted free. Individuals can purchase tickets and find information on all Tennessee River Run activities at http://tnriverrun.org.  Help make this year's concert a success for the Darryl Worley Foundation and the programs it supports. 

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