WillCo Arts

Carnton Concerts kick off Sunday with Rolling Stones tribute

Carnton Concerts kick off Sunday with Rolling Stones tribute
By A.J. DUGGER III The Battle of Franklin Trust is presenting the first show in the Carnton Sunset Concert Series on Sunday on the east lawn of Carnton. The Music City Stones will be performing a Rolling Stones Tribute show. “This is a wonderful community entertainment event,” said Jayde Jacobs, Battle of Franklin Trust event ...
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Registration now open for fall adult softball leagues

Registration now open for fall adult softball leagues
WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION Registration is now open for Williamson County Parks and Recreation adult softball leagues for the 2017 Fall season which begins in late August. Returning teams have priority through July 6. Open registration is July 7-August 4. Late registration ends August 14, 2017 (additional fee added). Team registration is available on-line at ww...
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MADE SOUTH returns to The Factory June 30 and July 1

MADE SOUTH returns to The Factory June 30 and July 1
Nashville native and fourth-generation Tennessean Chris Thomas is passionate about reshaping the way people think about Southerners. To that end, Thomas hosts MADE SOUTH events across the Southeast where producers and consumers can meet, and where the creativity of Southern goods is celebrated and supported. MADE SOUTH is returning to The Factory at Franklin, 230 ...
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Pure Prairie League packs Franklin Theatre

Pure Prairie League packs Franklin Theatre
By DAVID WITTENBERG The Country/Rock group Pure Prairie League has a roster of country rock hit songs from the ’70s, and a list of alumni some 40-plus names long, including Vince Gill. The group was in town last week and performed to an enthusiastic sell-out Franklin Theatre audience Friday, June 16.        “Its nice to ...
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Second-ever Sip and Savor offers a relaxing evening in Thompson’s Station

Second-ever Sip and Savor offers a relaxing evening in Thompson’s Station
Sip and Savor at The Station returned to Thompson’s Station on Saturday night with a full complement of brewers, distillers, restaurants and food purveyors entertaining an estimated 600 guests in the de facto town square of the rural enclave. The Rotary Club of Spring Hill/Thompson’s Station for the second time hosted the food and drink ...
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Second Story adds inspired tales in songwriters night “reimagined”

Second Story adds inspired tales in songwriters night “reimagined”
  FRANKLIN THEATRE The historic Franklin Theatre has been working on a new twist to the traditional “songwriter rounds” in which the actual writers perform the hit songs they wrote and share the story behind them. Their songwriter rounds “reimagined” will not only showcase the writers, but weave the talents of other types of writers (authors, ...
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Fans can choose where golf tournament’s charity proceeds end up

Fans can choose where golf tournament’s charity proceeds end up
James Driscoll celebrates his win at the 2016 Nashville Golf Open. He is expected to return this year.   Golf fans planning to attend the Nashville Golf Open in Brentwood next week get to decide where their ticket proceeds end up: either the Tennessee Golf Association’s First Tee Program and Williamson County High Schools. The second annual Nashville ...
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It’s A Homegrown Tradition: P is for POLLINATOR!

It’s A Homegrown Tradition: P is for POLLINATOR!
Above: Honeybees forage on an Asiatic poppy. // AMY DISMUKES By AMY DISMUKES Let’s talk about the power of pollinators. Not only are these guys keeping our landscapes beautiful and blooming but they also play an important role in food production. Much of the food and fiber that we depend on daily requires pollination, so without our pollinators, ...
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YMCA’s Firecracker 5K/10K in Brentwood is just a few weeks away

YMCA’s Firecracker 5K/10K in Brentwood is just a few weeks away
YMCA of Middle Tennessee Get on your mark, Middle Tennessee: the YMCA Race Series continues its 2017 season with theAndrews Cadillac Firecracker 5K/10K and 1-mile Luken Kids Fun Run on Tuesday, July 4. Runners and walkers will kick off their Independence Day with a Maryland Farms tradition at the 19th Annual Andrews Cadillac Firecracker 5K/10K. ...
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Sip & Savor still has tickets for Thompson’s Station tasting event

Sip & Savor still has tickets for Thompson’s Station tasting event
By CLIFF HIGHTOWER The 2nd annual Sip & Savor at the Station is set to kick off in a week with live music, craft brews and craft spirits. “This year, it’s almost doubled in size,” said Kayce Williams, economic development coordinator for Spring Hill. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Spring Hill ...
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State Parks offer service hours opportunity for Tennessee Promise scholars

State Parks offer service hours opportunity for Tennessee Promise scholars
Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events across the state on Saturday, June 24, to help Tennessee Promise scholars log community service hours. Students receiving the Tennessee Promise scholarships must log eight hours of some kind of community service by July 1. “Tennessee Promise Saturday is a way for our parks to connect students to ...
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Who is playing on which porch when? Westhaven Porchfest has an app

Who is playing on which porch when? Westhaven Porchfest has an app
Saturday, June 17, marks the return of the Annual Westhaven PorchFest, a music and art festival from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. on the front porches of homes in the Westhaven community of West Franklin. PorchFest will include more than 75 performers playing on front porches, followed by a concert on the lake featuring the Flat River Band ...
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Fathers Day event offers free haircuts for fathers and children

Fathers Day event offers free haircuts for fathers and children
The Franklin Housing Authority is hosting the 3rd Annual Father’s Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, June 12, in the FHA Community Center at 100 Spring Street. The theme for this year’s event is Building Healthy Families to raise awareness of the important role fathers play in their children’s physical and emotional health. The ...
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“Picture Me Caring in fce” highlights work and service

“Picture Me Caring in fce” highlights work and service
  The eight Family and Community Education (fce) clubs in Williamson County will hold their annual county-wide Cultural Arts Day using the theme “Picture Me CARING in fce” beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Ben Hall, investigative reporter for News Channel 5 in Nashville, will be the keynote speaker at the brunch-tea type event ...
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