Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held Jan. 17-March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Admission to the exhibit is $10 per person.

American Sign Language course will be taught on Wednesdays for seven weeks beginning Jan. 22 through March 4 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 106 of the Paul W. Martin Honors Building at Middle Tennessee State University. The cost is $145 for the general public, $130 for MTSU faculty/staff/alumni, and $110 for MTSU and high school students. To register, go to

Count Drahoon’s Feature of Fright will have its first live podcast recording on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at Nick Newton’s and Spinelli’s, 211 W. Main St. in Murfreesboro. There is no cover charge. The podcast includes two stories performed in a live radio play and an in-house interview with filmmaker Jeff Wedding. 

January Jazz II will be held Saturday, Jan. 25 from 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parrish Hall, 116 N. Academy St. in Murfreesboro. The Stones River Jazz Group plus Ethos Youth Jazz Ensemble are scheduled to perform. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for students through 12th grade and are available through The event is sponsored by the Murfreesboro Symphony Guild to benefit the Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra of Murfreesboro, Ethos Youth Ensembles, Student Music Scholarships and Community Outreach. For information contact Ruth Taylor at (615) 273-2233.

The Miss Murfreesboro/Miss Rutherford County Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday, Jan. 25 at 5 p.m. at Washington Theater at the Patterson Park Recreation Center, 521 Washington Blvd. in Murfreesboro. For information contact Kerry Boykin at

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s Winter Shakespeare production of ‘Macbeth’ will be held Feb. 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. each night at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre, 615 Champion Way in Murfreesboro. Tickets are $30 in advance or $33 at the door and can be purchased at or at

Tennessee Trails Association Murfreesboro chapter meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Barfield Park Wilderness Station. For information go to

Prevention of Child Abuse, Murfreesboro Exchange Club meets for dinner each Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. at Through The Grapevine restaurant. Membership is open to those interested in the prevention of child abuse.  For information email Don at

Live Yes! Connect Arthritis Support Group of Murfreesboro & Greater Nashville meets the last Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center, 325 St. Clair Street in Murfreesboro. Each meeting covers a different topic and is free. Meetings provide learning and empowerment for adults with any kind of arthritis and autoimmune conditions. For information, call Diana at (615) 881-4065.

Sons of the American Revolution - Stones River Chapter meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of 219 Broad Street Mixed Cuisine Restaurant at 219 Broad St. in Murfreesboro. Membership is open to male descendants of ancestors who fought in or supported the cause of the American Revolution. Guests are welcome. For information, go to or email

The Caregiver Circle support group will be held the third Wednesday of each month from 3-4:15 p.m. at St. Clair Senior Center, 325 St. Clair St. in Murfreesboro. The group is for those who take care of others. For information call Paula Faist at (615) 848-2550.

Celebrate Recovery meets each Monday at 6 p.m. at the Filling Station (rear right side of campus) at North Boulevard Church of Christ, 1112 N. Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Optional dinner begins at 6 p.m., with Praise Time at 7 p.m. and Small Open Share Group at 8 p.m., Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction. For information contact Tony Holt at (615) 893-1520 or

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association’s local chapter meets on the first Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. at The Villages of Murfreesboro, 2550 Willow Oak Trail in Murfreesboro. For information, go to

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at World Outreach Church, 1921 New Salem Rd. in Murfreesboro. PAL is a support group for parents of addicted adult children. For information go to or call (812) 239-5272.

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