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In commemoration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America, the Museum Center at Five Points is running an exhibition celebrating the history of scouting in Bradley County from Sept. 11 through Oct. 23.

  • Sept. 14th, 2010  |
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Local produce is at its peak during July and the 5 Points Farmers Market is in full swing. Eighteen area farmers are attending the weekly market, held downtown on Thursdays from 4-7 p.m. at the Museum Center parking lot. The 5 Points Market is organized by Mainstreet Cleveland and will relocate across Inman Street to the First Street Square park beginning Thursday, July 22. The Cleveland Community Stage Band will be performing on July 22 as part of the First Street Square opening celebration which also, includes an Arts Festival on Saturday, July 24, from noon-6 p.m.

The public is invited to the Cleveland Storytelling Guild's monthly meetings, now being held at the Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library.

The Mainstreet Cruise In is Saturday from 3-9 p.m. in downtown Cleveland.

The Museum Center at Five Points is hosting the Tennessee Federation of Garden Club District lII’s Standard Flower show on Tuesday from 1-5 p.m., and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Museum Center at Five Points is currently hosting an exhibition that looks at the making of the movie, “Wild River,” which was released in 1960 after being filmed in Bradley County. The exhibit features objects, furniture, clothing, photos, movie posters and other memorabilia related to the film. Objects for the exhibit come from local collectors as well as the museum. The exhibit is part of an ongoing celebration of the 50th anniversary of the movie and will be on view through July 3.

“Wild River,” a film directed by Oscar winner Elia Kazan, was released May 26, 1960 by 20th Century Fox. The first major motion picture filmed entirely in Tennessee, most of the movie was filmed in Bradley County. More than 140 local residents were involved.

The 16th season of the Evening Shade Concert series in Johnston Park concludes this evening with a unique musical twist.

Garden-fresh produce is on its way back to your dinner table as farmers sell their freshest fruits and vegetables at the 5 Points Market on Thursday afternoons in historic downtown.

The Mainstreet Cruisers fill the downtown streets with a “Cruise In” on Saturday, May 22.

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