The fifth annual WCLE Mix 104.1 Family Expo is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Museum Center at Five Points.
The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Journey Stories, a special six-week long exhibit, is on display at the Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library now through Sept. 26. Journey Stories features the historic journeys that Americans have made in creating this country.
The 28th annual Cherokee Days of Recognition festival is Saturday and Sunday at Red Clay State Park. The annual event features traditional Cherokee dance, food and arts. Activities are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The Museum Center at Five Points will host a beaded bracelet jewelry class on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The class will be taught by jewelry artist Claire Groff.
Local produce is at its peak during July and the 5 Points Farmers Market is in full swing. Eighteen area farmers are attending the weekly market, held downtown on Thursdays from 4-7 p.m. at the Museum Center parking lot. The 5 Points Market is organized by Mainstreet Cleveland and will relocate across Inman Street to the First Street Square park beginning Thursday, July 22. The Cleveland Community Stage Band will be performing on July 22 as part of the First Street Square opening celebration which also, includes an Arts Festival on Saturday, July 24, from noon-6 p.m.
The public is invited to the Cleveland Storytelling Guild's monthly meetings, now being held at the Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library.
The Mainstreet Cruise In is Saturday from 3-9 p.m. in downtown Cleveland.
The Museum Center at Five Points is hosting the Tennessee Federation of Garden Club District lII’s Standard Flower show on Tuesday from 1-5 p.m., and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Central High School Band will have car washes on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. at Auto Zone and Advance Auto locations on Highway 58. Please show your support by stopping in to have your vehicles washed or just to make a donation. Many people don't realize how much money it takes to keep the band functioning, and most expenses are not covered by the school system. The band really needs the support of the community.
The Museum Center at Five Points is currently hosting an exhibition that looks at the making of the movie, “Wild River,” which was released in 1960 after being filmed in Bradley County. The exhibit features objects, furniture, clothing, photos, movie posters and other memorabilia related to the film. Objects for the exhibit come from local collectors as well as the museum. The exhibit is part of an ongoing celebration of the 50th anniversary of the movie and will be on view through July 3.
The Central High School classes of 1950 and 1951 will celebrate their 59th and 60th reunions together on Oct. 8-9 at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. For more information, contact Glen Jones at 344-1019 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Wild River,” a film directed by Oscar winner Elia Kazan, was released May 26, 1960 by 20th Century Fox. The first major motion picture filmed entirely in Tennessee, most of the movie was filmed in Bradley County. More than 140 local residents were involved.
The Lake Hills Neighborhood Association is announcing its Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale to be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lake Hills is bordered by Highway 58, Bonny Oaks Drive and Jersey Pike. There will be more than 30 households participating in the sale, and items available are too numerous to list. Signs will be posted at entrances into the neighborhood. Rain date is June 12.
The 16th season of the Evening Shade Concert series in Johnston Park concludes this evening with a unique musical twist.
Garden-fresh produce is on its way back to your dinner table as farmers sell their freshest fruits and vegetables at the 5 Points Market on Thursday afternoons in historic downtown.