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Two Unique Events

We're hosting two unique events, and we hope you'll join us:
  • End of Life Dinner & Discussion-Thursday, August 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Senior Center at Ashland City-Enjoy dinner prepared by the Senior Center staff and a panel discussion about issues that all of us will face. Panelists include Dr. Reggie Anderson, author of Appointments with Heaven; Sean Patterson, Funeral Director with Austin & Bell Funeral Home; Alan Desmond, Funeral Director for Boyd Funeral Home; Ray Throckmorton and Myra Staggs, estate planning experts; Glenn Barclay, Founder/COO of Blake Management Group; Dr. Scott Brown of Family Health Center of Ashland City; and Chaplain Dave Gerber of Avalon Hospice. Sponsors include Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Boyd Funeral Home, Johnny and Alice Lindahl, and The Livery Stables. It's free to attend, but you need to register.
  • Cheatham County Fall Business Expo-Saturday, September 12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Riverbluff Park-Come to the festival field to visit Cheatham County business owners and businesses that serve  Cheatham County, watch the fun at the 1st Annual Cheatham's Best Burger competition, and enjoy tasty treats of all kinds. Free to attend. For more information about sponsorship, booth registration, and entering the burger competition, check out our event listing.

Town of Ashland City Now Accepting Vendor Applications for the 2015 Farmers and Artisans Market

Are you a local farmer or artisan who would like a booth at the Ashland City Farmers and Artisans Market? The Town of Ashland City is now accepting vendor applications for the 2015 season (May 2 to October 31). This year's application requires vendors to submit copies of all required licenses, certificates, and inspections. The season fee is just $25. Here's a link to the 2015 Vendor Application.

The market will be at its original location at 400 North Main Street until the new farmers market structure opens in Riverbluff Park (August 2015). For more information, please visit the Town of Ashland City (City Hall) on 101 Court Street, located behind the Cheatham County Courthouse or feel free to call them at 615.792.4211.

Tourism in 2015

If you've lived in Cheatham County for any length of time, you probably take our beautiful natural scenery for granted.  It's time to wake up and realize the treasures we have to offer the rest of the world!  Where else can you:
  • canoe down the Harpeth River, 
  • drive a speedboat on the Cumberland River, 
  • swim in Cheatham Lake, 
  • hunt deer in the 21,000-acre Cheatham Wildlife Management Area, 
  • visit an art gallery and musical heritage center in Pegram, 
  • go ziplining along the Harpeth River,
  • shop and have dinner in Pleasant View Village, 
  • sit in the courthouse square and enjoy a soup and sandwich, 
  • visit a history museum that contains a booth from Stratton's, and 
  • eat catfish overlooking the Cumberland?  
Nowhere but here!  Now let's share what we have with our neighbors!  Check out our Tourism section and help us spread the word!