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The Cedar Mountain Community Centers annual auction will be on Monday, Aug 9. This year’s donations will help fund its scholarship program. Many excellent donations have been received including gift certificates from Davidson River Outfitters, Hiker and the Hound, a 1-year membership for Friends of DuPont Recreational Forest, gift certificates from Bracken Mountain Bakery, and from other local and Brevard businesses. Artist, David Brown, has donated some of his original sought-after wood creations, to name a few. Checks and credit card donations are accepted.

The silent auction room will be open at 5:30 pm for early bidding. Potluck items need to be on the tables by 6:15 pm. Dinner starts at 6:30 pm. After announcements at 7 pm, the silent auction bids will be collected and the live auction will begin. Following the live auction winners of the silent auction will be announced. Bidding on silent auction items can continue until 7 pm. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there for a great time.


This year’s flea market will be held on Friday, August 20th from 5 pm – 7 pm and Saturday, August 21st from 8 am – 11:00 am at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. If you’ve weeded out a lot of stuff during the pandemic and want it out of the house, now is the time. Interested parties should contact Linda Young at or call 877-5407 for details and table reservations. If no answer, please leave a message. Most tables have been reserved but we can get more. There are several outside spaces available as well, including the picnic tables in the pavilion. Please make your reservations now. Tables or spaces are $10 each and must be paid in advance. All proceeds from table/space rental benefit the community center. Donations are encouraged and welcome.


The Red Cross Blood Drive has been moved up a week, to Saturday, August 21st. The blood drive is held from 8:30 am – 12:3 pm at the Cedar Mountain Fire-Rescue Department.


Welcome to the 2021 Summer Series. This year we have a great selection of speakers to lead us onward and upward. The season begins August 7th at 7 pm with Summer Series veteran Caroline McIntyre (Rachel Carson) as she brings to life the courageous story of Mary Draper Ingles' escape from Shawnee slavery.

During the Perseid Meteor Shower, two meteorite experts from NASA and Rice University in Houston, will tell us what secrets these visitors from space hold.

A Perseid skywatch is also scheduled.

Closing out the season will be Michael Castelaz, Ph.D. with a program about celestial discovery. Will mankind ever live on Mars?

All events are FREE and begin at 7:00 pm at the Robin Hood Barn. Donations welcome.


Results for July 19: The game on Monday was odd-numbered holes on the front nine. Winner: Roz Banks with 19. Low net: Elaine Omann with 25.


League results for July 26: The game on the back nine was total putts per foursome. The winning team was Diane Garvey, Nancy Waclawek, Carol Mitchell, and Diane Hodson. Low net: Diane Garvey. Low gross: Peggy Baldwin.


Not around the house for the past few days. We went to Williamsburg, VA for a family reunion. It was great meeting all of my extended family members to be. What a wonderful bunch of people. The reunion was held at a large pavilion in a local park. Among other things, we played a game called Horse Race. It was fun. I’m not a gambler but I made $2.00. Yeah! Then the sky darkened, we started hearing thunder, and everyone cleared out fast. We just made it to the hotel before the downpour. It was much too hot to do much outside Tuesday but we really enjoyed the inside pool at the hotel.

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