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Contact event organizers for updates about postponements and cancellations.

COVID-19 testing at the Wilson County Fairgrounds Tennessee Boulevard gate entrance has new hours of 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There is no charge for the test.

Cumberland University Mentoring Program has been established to foster relationships between Cumberland students and Cumberland alumni and other community members and to help students prepare for success upon graduation. Meetings may be held either face-to-face or virtually. Interested mentors may reach out to Courtney Vick, Senior Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at (615) 547-1332 or cvick@cumberland.edu.

A voter registration drive will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Pickett Chapel, 209 East Market St. in Lebanon. For information call (615) 202-6425.

The Hermitage Weekly Ghost Tours will be held through Nov. 8 each Wednesday through Sunday, 7-9 p.m. Tours are not suitable for young children. Social distancing measures, including a cap of 13 guests per tour, will remain in place. Guests will be required to wear masks on all tours. Visitors will journey through the mansion, grounds and cemetery by lantern light with guides. Ghost tour tickets are $35 for non-members and $30 for Hermitage members. Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets online. For information go to thehermitage.com.

Tennessee State Parks’ Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee will be held through Sept. 30 and will be a virtual event this year. Riders can log their miles on lovetoride.net as part of the Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee Cycling Club. The goal is for participants to ride 688 miles, the distance from Bristol to Memphis. Participants can log their miles any way they choose, including road cycling, indoor cycling, gravel or mountain biking. The cost to participate is $150. All participants will receive access to trusted routes at multiple Tennessee State Parks and a 2020 BRAT jersey and T-shirt. Riders can register at https://tnstateparks.com/blog/the-bicycle-ride-across-tennessee-is-brining-riders-together-virtually.

Movies in the Park will be held at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet. “The Addams Family” will be shown Friday, Oct. 2. Movies begin at dusk. There is no admission charge and food and drink will be available for purchase. Social distancing will be enforced.

Wilson County Gospel Music Fest will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. at the James E. Ward Ag Center covered pavilion. Acts scheduled to perform include Kings Way Quartet, Fred VanHook and the Harmoneers, Mercy Road and Sandi Kay & New Hickory. Admission is free but an offering will be taken. For information contact Fred VanHook at (615) 477-2984.

Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club Fish Fry will be held Saturday, Oct. 17 from 4-7 p.m. at Farm Bureau Expo Center, 945 E. Baddour Parkway in Lebanon. Tickets are $15 at the door. Takeout meals available. For information contact lebanonbreakfastrotary@gmail.com.

Recover Wilson tornado relief team is available for survivors from the March tornado. The team is made up of organizations in the community providing equitable assistance. Call the Tornado Recovery Connection at (615) 270-9255 or go to www.recoverwilson.com to connect with available resources.

To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to news@wilsonpost.com. The deadline is the Friday prior to publication. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Wilson Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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