The eighth annual Master Gardeners of Roane County plant sale on May 4 was postponed due to rain.
The sale has been rescheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 at Ladd Landing in Kingston.
This is a public opportunity to obtain plants, knowledge and information from trained volunteers through the Tennessee Master Gardener Program of Roane County and the University of Tennessee Extension.
Rocky Top General Store is known for its rustic and nostalgic pieces, and comments from customers about the Harriman business’ canning products has inspired a class on the classic Southern method of preserving food.
“We just had so many people coming in that wanted to learn how to can and don’t know how,” said Debbie Mee of Rocky Top General Store.
Mee said the free class will be June 8.
A University of Tennessee Extension agent will be providing the class, which will be informational.
The Tennessee Arts Commission has reinstated its popular Arts Build Communities grant program.
The ABC grant category is designed to provide support for arts projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, and enhance the sustainability of asset-based cultural experiences.
CASA’s annual Run for the Child will be May 18 on the main campus of Roane State Community College in Roane County.
Entry forms may be downloaded from www.casaninth.org, or runners may register on the morning of the race.
Registration opens at 6:30 a.m., and the race begins at 8.
This 5k run and walk raises money to train and support Court-Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers appointed by the juvenile court to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children.