PROCTORSVILLE/CAVENDISH - Cavendish Old Home Day gets under way July 3 with the annual plant sale at the Cavendish Historical Society Museum at 8:30 a.m.
The summer plant sale was started back in the 1970s by Craig Rankin and continues in his memory.
The weekend-long 1940s-themed activities continues at 10 a.m. on the Cavendish Green. There will be a chicken barbeque by the Cavendish Fire Department and activities for children, among them a "bounce house" provided by the Cavendish Baptist Church.
In keeping with the 1940s theme, the Young Historian's program of Cavendish Town Elementary School will be hosting a 1940s candy shop.
The Cavendish Quilt show at the Old Stone Church opens July 3 at noon and closes at 4 p.m. Current quilters, such as Jackie Blanchard, Paulette Martel and Diane McNamara, have items on exhibit alongside community quilts for weddings and babies. Several quilts date to the 1800s. The Quilt Show is also open July 4, noon to 4 p.m.