Independence Day events planned in Williamson County


Independence Day events planned in Williamson County

Franklin Home Page news reports

Several community events are planned for the Fourth of July in Williamson County.

Several community events are planned for the Fourth of July in Williamson County.

The City of Franklines eFranklin on the 4the begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Franklin. The event will feature music, childrenes activities, food, crafts and more. The traditional eChildrenes Paradee begins at 5 p.m. before headlining band The Devonshires take the stage at 6:30 p.m. Last yeares event drew an estimated crowd of 10,000.

In Brentwood, the annual fireworks celebration and Summer Concert Series featuring The Kadillacs begins at Eddie Arnold Amphitheater in Crockett Park at 7 p.m. The fireworks are scheduled to begin around 9 p.m.

Nolensville is planning its biggest Fourth of July celebration yet. Games and inflatables begin at 5 p.m. on Independence Day, followed by the concert at 6 p.m. Fireworks begin at dark (approximately 9:15 p.m.) at the Williamson County/Nolensville Ball Park. The concert features an eclectic mix of performers and will be headlined by Mayday Malone, an East Nashville Americana band led by Chris Moynihan. Other artists include 19-year-old Annie-Rose Robinson and the Back 80 Bluegrass Band. Eight food vendors will be available. Attendees are invited to bring their own flashlights and blankets, but not their own alcohol or fireworks.

The Andrews Cadillac Firecracker 5K begins at 7 a.m. at the Maryland Farms YMCA. There will be a pool party the evening of July 3 for all registrants. YMCA will celebrate Independence Day with a costume contest at the 5K. Proceeds from the Firecracker 5K will benefit the YMCA of Middle Tennesseees Annual Giving Campaign.

Franklin and Brentwood city offices will be closed on July 4, as well as all local banks, post offices and libraries.

The Franklin Solid Waste Department will be closed on the Fourth of July. There will be no trash collection on Thursday. Thursday and Fridayes trash will be collected on Friday. Large brush and bulky items/white goods will not be collected during the holiday week. Brown bags and blue bags will be collected.

Williamson County Parks and Recreation outdoor pools at the Franklin Recreation Complex, Fairview Recreation Complex and Longview Recreation Complex will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All other facilities of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will be closed.

Check back with Franklin Home Page for more Fourth of July coverage.

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