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108th annual Lone Oak Picnic set for this Saturday, July 30th


The Civitan ClubCunningham, TN –  This Saturday, July 30th, 2016, everyone is invited to come out for the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club. The event will start at 10:00am and go until 2:00pm.

The Lone Oak Picnic will be held rain or shine. The rain Saturday is expected to start sometime in the afternoon after 1:00pm so we should have a dry event.

Come out and enjoy entertainment, meet public officials, and purchase excellent chicken and pork barbecue. The picnic grounds are located between Hwy 13 and Alonzo Place in Cunningham, TN.

The 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic will be held Saturday, July 30th.

The 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic will be held Saturday, July 30th.

Parking is off of Alonzo Place. Admission is free.

The Civitan Club is preparing 4 whole hogs, 30 shoulders and 225 chicken halves for the event. There will also be ice cream, coke products and water available. Boy Scout troop 546 will be selling funnel cakes and fried oreo cookies.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Back Lot Pickers (Donald Greene and Lucian Greene) and for the kids there will be face painting train rides, bounce house and inflatables.

A dunking booth has been added to this year’s event.

There will be a car show that will delight visitors of all ages. Public officials wishing to briefly address those in attendance may register in the morning. Expect to hear public officials between 11:30am to 12:30pm.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

To find the Picnic, travel to the Hwy 48/13 split just south of Montgomery Central Elementary School. Turn west on Hwy 13. Shortly, across from the Cunningham post office, Alonzo Place will be on the right. Follow Alonzo to a designated parking area on the right.

About the Lone Oak Picnic

The Civitan ClubThe Central Civitan Club has sponsored the Lone Oak Picnic since 1975. Lone Oak is a tradition for candidates in Montgomery County. All the money raised is used in the communities south of the Cumberland River through several projects sponsored by the Central Civitan Club. The Central Civitan Club, for example, supports the local Boy and Girl Scout troops. The club provides financial assistance to victims of house fires in the community.

They also fund scholarships for and support many educational and extra-curricular activities of the students, teachers and staff at Montgomery Central High School, Montgomery Central Middle School and Montgomery Central Elementary School as well as Cumberland Heights Elementary School.




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