‘Save the Jugs’ Ride, Community Day set
ANDERSON — Madison County A.B.A.T.E. will have its third annual “Save the Jugs” Ride and Community Day on Sunday.
Registration is at 9 a.m. at Jimbo’s, 3100 Main St. Kickstands up at 11 a.m. Cost of ride is $15 per person and this includes a T-shirt and cancer awareness pin to the first 100 paid participants.
From noon to 5 p.m. Community Day will be held at the Anderson Town Center (across from the Paramount Theatre). There will be vendors, food and live entertainment.
There will be raffles, giveaways and more. Vendors are still being accepted.
All proceeds will benefit “Marie’s Hope” here in Anderson that provides no-cost mammograms, pap smears and osteoporosis screenings for indigent women.
For more information contact, Nina Sheets, Madison County representative, at 278-3960.
Legion hosting entertainment
FRANKTON — The Frankton American Legion Post 469 will have the Fields Brothers Band entertaining from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Miss Sharlet and the Closet Rockers from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
Food will be available for purchase on Friday evening. On Saturday, beginning at noon, there will be a hog roast. Cost is $6 an includes two sides.
A pool tournament will get underway at 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost to enter is $5.
Art Association meeting changed
ANDERSON — The Art Association of Madison County’s September meeting date has been changed to Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Historical Society Building, 15 W. 11th St.
This meeting is open to the public. Anyone interested in becoming a member can call AAMC President Bev Mills at 644-4277.
Soroptimists to hold Tuesday meeting
ANDERSON — The Anderson Soroptimist Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on the third floor of the PNC downtown building at 10th and Meridian streets.
Debbie Lawrence-Long will provide refreshments. A scavenger hunt will be launched for household goods for a club project to be revealed at the meeting. Plans will be made for those who wish to attend the district meeting in October in Ohio.
James Dean Gallery celebrates 25 years
FAIRMOUNT — The James Dean Gallery in Fairmount will celebrate its 25-year anniversary with an open house at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26.
Entertainer Brandon “Elvis” Howard will perform on the front porch followed by free admission and free souvenirs for attendees. There will also be drawings for prizes including a 12-hour boxed set of James Dean DVDs.
The 38th annual James Dean Festival begins the next day and runs through Sunday, Sept. 29. The festival features a custom car show, parade, carnival rides, entertainment, vendors, 1950’s dance contest, James Dean look-alike contest and much more.
The James Dean Gallery opened on Sept. 22, 1988, and has been visited by more than 200,000 people from around the world.
For more information, contact David Loehr at 948-3326 or DL@JamesDeanGallery.com.
Dan’s Fish Fry set for Sept. 26
MARKLEVILLE — Markleville North Christian Church, 32 N. State St., will host an all-you-can-eat Dan’s Fish Fry on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Cost is $9 per adult; $4 for children 6-12; and children under 5 eat free.
The menu includes fish and hand-breaded tenderloins, three sides, plus drink and dessert.