Rutherford County Calendar

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring’s 7th annual Wine & Whiskey at the Wetlands will be held Friday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m. at 502 S.E. Broad St. in Murfreesboro. Guests can visit multiple stations throughout the museum with experts providing details about each wine. Tickets are available in advance for $35 per person, or $40 at the door. Designated driver tickets are $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.explorethedc.org/wine. Attendees must be 21 or older.

Instruments of Joy Benefit Concert will be held on Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at Springhouse Worship and Arts Center, 14119 Old Nashville Hwy. in Smyrna. Scheduled to perform are Phil Keaggy, Audrey Assad, Buddy Greene, Jeff Taylor and Ashley Bane. Instruments of Joy provides musical instruments to musicians in need. Tickets are available at instrumentsofjoy.org. For information contact Joshua McLeod at (615) 969-3546.

Archie’s Promise $25 Prom Dress Saturday will be held Saturday, March 7 at Social Exchange, 415 N. Maple St. in Murfreesboro. No appointment is needed. Volunteers and sponsors are needed for the event. Call (615) 427-1816 for information.

The Ninth Annual Special Kids Race will be held Saturday, March 7 at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter, 1272 Garrison Dr. in Murfreesboro. Runners or walkers may participate. Registration is $50 for the 5K; $55 for the 10K; $60 for the 15K; and $30 for the One-Mile Fun Run. Participants in the 5K, 10K and 15K will receive a pullover and a race medal. Fun Run participants will be given a medal and T-shirt. The event is an annual fundraiser for the local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center. To register, go to specialkidsrace.org.

Newcomers Club of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County will hold its next luncheon Wednesday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the Stones River Country Club, 1830 NW Broad St. in Murfreesboro. The club is open to all women in Rutherford County, not just new residents. Reservations for this luncheon must be made by Wednesday, March 4.  Luncheon cost for guests is $17.50 and $15 for members. For information our go to www.murfreesboronewcomersclub.com.

The Rutherford County Soil Conservation District will give away bare-root tree seedlings to Rutherford County landowners on Thursday, March 12 at 9 a.m. at the Livestock Barn in the Lane Agri-Park Complex, 315 John R. Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. The species available are Native Sweet Pecan, Chestnut Oak, Chickasaw Plum, Persimmon, Redbud, White Pine. They will be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will be a limit of five trees per landowner. For information call (615) 893-9295 extension 3.

The 2020 Green Tie Affair & Casino Night benefiting the Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra will be held on Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at The View at Fountains, 1500 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. Along with games and dancing, there will be heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a wine pull, silent auction and prizes. Tickets are $65 for individuals, $110 for couples and $450 for a table of eight. To reserve tickets go to www.TNphil.org or call (615) 898-1862.

Les Miserables School Edition will be performed by the Siegel High School Choral Department on March 19-23 in the Siegel Theater, 3300 Siegel Rd. in Murfreesboro. Show times are 7 p.m. each night, except for March 22 (3 p.m.). Tickets are $17 and $12 for adults, $11 and $6 for students. All tickets are available at the door. For information, contact Brenda Gregory at gregoryb@rcschools.net.

One Goal Sports 2nd Annual Family Fun Day will be held Saturday, April 4 from 4-6 p.m. at Northside Baptist, 655 W. Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro. Food trucks, inflatables and face painting will be available at the free community event.

Adventures in Agriculture will be held Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lane Agri-Park, 315 John Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Visitors will be able to meet farmers and learn about animals, crops and homemade foods and products. The event is free and open to the public. Canned food donations for Nourish Food Bank will be accepted.

The Hometown Heroes Walk for Children will be held Friday, April 24 at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza, downtown on the square. Registration will start at 10:45 a.m., speakers at 11:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at Noon. The free event will conclude with a picnic lunch at the Child Advocacy Center, 1040 Samsonite Blvd. in Murfreesboro. For information contact Katie Enzor at (615) 867-9000 or kenzor@cacrutherford.org.

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.

Deadline for the community calendar is Thursday prior to publication. To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to news@murfreesboropost.com. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Murfreesboro Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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