Keenagers

If you are 50+ years of age, Fairview has a special place for you. The Keenagers meet every month, usually on the third Tuesday, and have a special activity. Watch the e-Link for programs requiring reservations and call the contact person listed.

 

2018 Events

Thursday, May 17 at the Cumberland Mountain Playhouse

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 1:00 pm

This smash off Broadway hit takes you back to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Marvelous Wonderettes, four girls with voices as big as their bouffants and personalities as kooky as their crinoline skirts. They sing mega popular 50’s and 60’s hits such as “Lollipop”, “Mr. Sandman”, “Mr. Preacher Man”, “Dream Lover”, and many more. Dinner buffet at Cumberland Mountain State Park Restaurant. Cost is $40, which includes the play ticket and buffet. Board the bus at 1:00 pm and return est. 9:00 pm. Contact Julia Wallace 983-5443.

Monday, June 25 Middlesettlements UMC Field of Dreams

“SonRise” – Bus leaves FUMC at 4:15 pm

Fellowship with Middlesettlements Senior Saints and listen to music played and sung by our very own “SonRise.” Feast on a Buddy’s BBQ meal with homemade desserts and ice cream. $5 per person. Est. return 8:00 pm. Contact Sharon Hazlewood 983-2605.

Wednesday, July 11 FUMC Fellowship Hall

“Who is MSGT Roddie Edmonds?” at 11:30 am

Julie Mitchell, a middle school teacher from Cleveland, has served as a teacher fellow for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Tennessee Holocaust Commission (THC). Through her work with the THC and other organizations, she has made numerous presentations to teachers, students, and community groups. She has also been the recipient of the THC’s prestigious Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator of the Year Award. (We remember her presentation of Curious George in 2017). Her most recent research project included several of her students studying with her at the Holocaust Research Center in Washington, DC in summer 2017. The study focused on MSGT Roddie Edmonds, World War II hero. This will be the main topic of her presentation. Lunch will be a McAlister’s box lunch. Contact Shirley Webb 983-1762. 

Monday, August 6 Tennessee Theater

“Musical Monday” at 11:00 am

Bus leaves church at 11:00 am. Lunch options include Chick-Fil-A brown bag for $5 at the theater, Downtown Brewery, or a cafe on Market Square. The performance is free. Contact: Jane Chadwick at 980-9728.

Thursday, September 20 Williamstown, KY

“The Ark Encounter” at 8:00 am

The largest timber-frame structure is 510-feet long, seven stories high, and is an exact replica of Noah’s Ark according to the book of Genesis. This beautiful piece of architecture is filled with state-of-the-art exhibitions to the the true story of Noah and the flood. Tickets are $35. The bus leaves church at 8:00 am and est. return time is 10:00 pm. There will be a lunch stop on the way. Contact Mary Hazel Fugate 987-6211.

Thursday, October 18 Barter Theater

“Singin’ in the Rain” at 8:30 pm

This play is known as the greatest movie musical of all time. “All I do is Dream of You” and “You are my Lucky Star” and “You Were Meant for Me” are a few of the songs from this musical. Bus leaves church at 8:30 am. Est. return 8:00 pm. Lunch at the Peppermill. Cost for play and lunch is $55. Contact Shirley Webb 983-1762.

Thursday, November 29 Kodak

“Shadrack Christmas Wonderland” at 3:30 pm.

Bus leaves church parking lot at 3:30 pm. Dutch Treat dinner at the Cracker Barrel in Kodak. Enjoy the light display from the comfort of our bus. Est. return 10:00 pm. Contact Tonya Bushnell 207-7089.

Friday, December 7 or 14 Heritage HS Choral Dept.

“Madrigal Dinner” at 6:00 pm

A Madrigal Dinner is a form of Renaissance dinner theater held during the Christmas season. It is set in the Middle Ages and is generally comedic in nature. The meal is divided into courses, each of which is heralded with a traditional song. A play is performed between the courses and a concert of choral music concludes the festivities. Cost is $25. Bus leaves church at 6:00 pm. Est. return 10:00 pm. Contact Eloise Landers 983-3880.

Monday, December 17 FUMC Sanctuary

“The Learning Tree Preschool” at 11:00 am.

Following a special musical program by the Learning Tree Preschool children, the Keenagers will have a special Honey Baked Ham/Roast Turkey holiday lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Contact Sharon Hazelwood 983-2605.

 

Committee

Eloise Landers, Chair                                              983-3880

Debbie Sloan, Co-Chair                                          984-6371

Tonya Bushnell                                                        207-7089

Jane Chadwick                                                          980-9728

Karren Cochran                                                        982-3434

Carolyn Fleming                                                       982-3628

Mary Hazel Fugate                                                   982-6711

Sharon Hazelwood                                                  983-2605

Julia Wallace                                                              983-5443

Shirley Webb                                                            983-1762

Mary Ann Yoakum                                                   984-2844

Sound Technicians: Dan Cooper and Alan Mueller

 

Need more info?

Debbie Sloan
865-984-6371 or 865-368-6373