Keenagers 2019 Schedule
Monday, January 21 FUMC Fellowship Hall
Random Acts of Flowers 11:00 am
Nick Reed, Executive Director will present a video presentation about the mission of Random Acts of Flowers. Lunch will be lasagna, salad, and bread sticks catered by Gondolier. Please bring used flower vases and baskets to donate to RAF. Contact Eloise Landers at 983-3880.
Thursday, February 14 FUMC Remedy
Valentine’s Day Celebration 11:30 am
Lunch will be prepared by Fran Bennett and served in Trent Hall. The menu will include chicken pot pie casserole, salad, beverage, and dessert. We will watch the movie, “War Room—Prayer is a Powerful Weapon” in the Remedy Campus sanctuary. Contact Tonya Bushnell at 207-7089.
Thursday, March 21 Mayfield Dairy
Plant Tour: Athens, TN 9:30 am
Founded in 1910, Mayfield Dairy Farms has over a 100-year tradition of delivering fresh, great tasting products—milk, Ice cream, and cultured products. Tours of the dairy offer an inside look into the history, production and great flavor of Mayfield products. Admission is $5 which includes a video, plant tour a free ice cream cone. Please wear slip resistant shoes. Lunch will be at a Cracker Barrel. Bus leaves Fairview at 9:30 am and estimated return time is 3:00 pm. Contact Mary Ann Yoakum at 984-2844.
Friday, April 12 The Missing Link
Bus Tour: Foothills Parkway 10:00 am
The Missing Link of the Foothills Parkway opened to the public on November 10, 2018. It is connected by a series of 9 bridges, and it is the first time the public can drive all 16 miles of the road since construction of the project in 1966. Lunch will be at Elvira’s in Sevierville on Wears Valley Road. Bus leaves from FUMC at 10:00 am and estimated return time is 3:00 p.m. Contact Jane Chadwick at 980-9728.
Thursday, May 16 Cumberland County Playhouse
“Forever Plaid” 1:00 pm (EST)
Four high school chums that share a love of music and a grand wish to become as famous as their idols: The Four Freshmen. The Hi-LO’s, and The Crew Cuts who become Forever Plaid. The musical is a guaranteed smash, with a program of beloved songs that will keep audiences laughing hysterically when they are not humming along to some of the greatest nostalgic hits of the 1950’s, such as “Cry,” “Heart and Soul,” “Three Coins in A Fountain,” and “Love Is A Many Splendored Thing.” Dinner buffet at The Harvest House, Cumberland Mountain State Park. Restaurant. Cost $40 includes play ticket and buffet. Board the bus at 1:00 pm and return est. is 9:00 pm. Contact Julia Wallace at 983-5443.
Tuesday, June 18 FUMC Fellowship Hall
“Rare Aire Harmonica Band “ 10:30 am
Fellowship with Middlesettlements Senior Saints and listen to music performed by Ed Harper with “Rare Aire” and “Pistol Creek Catch of the Day.” This group formed in 2014 as an outgrowth of Blount Memorial Hospital Medical Fitness program. It’s for a variety of patients, primarily for people with pulmonary stress and disease. The primary mission is to improve and sustain pulmonary function. Lunch will be Buddy’s BBQ with homemade desserts. Contact Mary Hazel Fugate at 984-2844.
Friday, July 12 Historic Tour, Greenville, TN
Dickinson-Williams Mansion 9:00 am
The tour will include the Dickinson-Williams Mansion (General Morgan), lunch at Brumley’s (in the hotel), and the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. Cost $25 which includes tours and lunch. Bus leaves at 9:00 am and the estimated return is 7:00 pm. Contact Tonya Bushnell at 207-7089.
Monday, August 5 Tennessee Theater
“Musical Monday” 10:30 am
Bus leaves from the church at 10:30 am. The performance is free. Lunch will be at RJ’s Courtyard after the performance, where you will order from the menu. Contact: June Welch at 748-1909.
Monday, September 16 Pigeon Forge
“Button Willow Theater” 8:00 am
The play is a delightful and humorous drama based on actual events in 1864. A die- hard Tennessee Unionist runs into his Confederate cousin. Both are in conflict trying to understand the other’s point of view of saving their precious South. Admission cost Is $32. After the show, we will eat at the Local Goat. Bus leaves at 8:00 am. Estimated at return time is 4:00 pm. Contact Karren Cochran at 982-3434.
Friday, October 18 Cades Cove
“Sing Along with Max” 10:00 am
Enjoy the fall color as we travel to Cades Cove for a Lee’s Famous Recipe chicken lunch. Entertainment will be a “Sing Along” with Max Hazlewood on the guitar. If you play an instrument, please bring it and join in with Max. Special song requests may be made—they can probably play any of the “oldies”. The bus leaves at 10:00 am and estimated return is 3:00 pm. Contact Debbie Sloan at 984-6371.
Tuesday, November 19 Barter Theater
“White Christmas” 8:00 am
A timeless tale of joy and goodwill with Irving Berlin’s call songs, topped off with glorious dancing and lots of snow makes this show a holiday classic. This is the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a production in a picturesque Vermont Inn after World War II. Full of romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including the unforgettable title song, “White Christmas”. Lunch is at the Peppermill Restaurant. Bus leaves at 8:00 am and estimated return is 8:00 pm. Cost is $60 for the play and lunch. Contact Shirley Webb at 983-1762.
Wednesday, December 18 FUMC Sanctuary
“The Learning Tree Preschool” 11:00 am Following a special musical program by the Learning Tree preschool children, we will have a special Honey Baked Ham/Roast Turkey holiday lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Contact Sharon Hazlewood at 983-2605.
Friday, December (TBD) William Blount HS Choral Dept.
“Madrigal Dinner" 6:00 pm
A Madrigal Dinner is a form of a 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. We are waiting for a confirmation from Chris Clift if this program will be available. Contact Eloise Landers 983-3880.
Eloise Landers, Chair 983-3880
Debbie Sloan, Co-chair 984-6371
Tonya Bushnell 207-7089
Jane Chadwick 980-9728
Karren Cochran 982-3434
Mary Hazel Fugate 982-6711
Sharon Hazlewood 983-2605
Julia Wallace 983-5443
Shirley Webb 983-1762
June Welch 748-1909
Mary Ann Yoakum 984-2844
Sound/ Video Technicians Dan Cooper and Alan Mueller