Sheltering Tree Ranch's annual Fun Day fundraiser set for Oct. 8


Sheltering Tree Ranch in Hardin County is making plans to host its ninth annual Fun Day fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A nonprofit education, scientific and religious organization focused on helping children and adults with autism and learning challenges, Sheltering Tree Ranch’s Fun Day attractions include a petting zoo, tractor show, car show, motorcycle ride and show, tractor show, hayride, face painting, games, dunking booth, pony rides, live music and bands, ATV rides, fire trucks, food, vendors and more.

A gate fee is charged to attend for kids and adults, but anyone with special needs will be admitted free, Sheltering Tree said.

The car show is also a fundraiser and organizers recommend that those wanting to enter vehicles pre-register by the deadline on Friday, Oct. 3.

A fee is charged to have an entry in the car show. The registration table will be open until noon on the day of the event for those not able to pre-register. The cars will be parked in a grass field.

The Sheltering Tree Ranch Fun Day Ride in memory of Cheyenne Henderson takes place the same day. Registration is at the ranch at 8:30 a.m. A participation fee is charged depending on if single or double rider entry. The ride starts at 10 a.m. Contact Dave Boroughs at 731-607-0777 for more information. A rain date is set for Oct. 15.

To pre-register a vehicle for the car show, contact Bobbie Boroughs at Sheltering Tree Ranch at 731-925-2922 or

Sheltering Tree is at 3100 Tenn. 226, just outside of Savannah on Airport Road. For general information, visit