Cornhole league comes to Farragut

Sandra ClarkFarragut, Our Town Neighbors

Registration is now open for the 2023 Winter Parks & Rec Cornhole League. League play will begin on January 12 and will be completed on March 2. A single elimination tournament will be played on March 9 and 16, and, depending on the number of teams registered, the tournament may be split into an upper and lower bracket.

Registration will close on January 2, but spots are limited. Register and find more information here.

Health & Wellness Expo ahead

Shop Farragut in partnership with the town of Farragut will host the third Farragut Health & Wellness Expo, presented by Turkey Creek Medical Center/Tennova. It will feature over two dozen local businesses that specialize in the care of the human body, mind and spirit. They provide products and services for your comfort and well-being in support of a healthy lifestyle.

The Expo will take place on Saturday, January 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Farragut Community Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd. just north of Village Green Shopping Center and Planet Fitness on Campbell Station Road.

This special event is free to the public. Parking is available at the Farragut Community Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd. and close by at Village Green Shopping Center.

Light the Park

Light the Park is underway in Farragut with Campbell Station Road illuminated by thousands of sparkling lights. The display begins at the commuter lot next to the town of Farragut welcome sign on N. Campbell Station Road and continues to Founders Park at Campbell Station, the Farragut Community Center and Mayor Ralph McGill Plaza at the Campbell Station Inn. Lights come on every evening at dusk through Monday, Jan. 2.

Additional parking is available at the Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.) and the plaza at the corner of Kingston Pike and Campbell Station Road. Restrooms at Founders Park and the plaza will stay open until 10 p.m. Info: farragutparksandrec.org/lightthepark.

Notes

The Authors Guild of Tennessee will meet Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church in Farragut. Social time and book exchange begins at 10:30. Published authors are invited to attend. AGT is now accepting applications for associate membership from authors who have written a book but are not yet published. Serious authors only. In the event of inclement weather, check the AGT website for updates and information: authorsguildoftn.org.

Pickleball open gym is noon to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 4-6 p.m. on Thursdays. Cost is $4. No need to register, just bring a paddle and a ball.

Basketball open gym takes place from 2-9 p.m. on Mondays; 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays; 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays; 4-5 p.m. on Thursdays and 2-4:45 p.m. on Fridays. Cost is $4 per person per session. Bring a ball.

Meeting rooms for rent: The Farragut Community Center offers a middle school-sized gym, two classrooms and an assembly hall for public rental. Info: here or email [email protected] or call 865-281-3376.

Wendy Smith, PR and marketing coordinator for the town of Farragut, contributed to this report. Text your announcement to 865-661-8777. No charge. It’s what we do!

 

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