WillCo Arts

Save $5 with early registration for Mercy Community Healthcare’s popular Franklin Classic

Save $5 with early registration for Mercy Community Healthcare’s popular Franklin Classic
MERCY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE Early registration is available through June 30 for the 2019 Mercy Community Healthcare Franklin Classic this coming Labor Day. Those who register early save $5 on registration for the 5K (full price, $40), 10K ($45) and 15K ($60). Proceeds go to Mercy Community Healthcare, which serves nearly 10,000 children and adults each ...
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Local student part of Scottish Marine Institute oceanographic field study

Local student part of Scottish Marine Institute oceanographic field study
ABOVE: Twelve Coastal Carolina University students participated in the Scottish Marine Institute education abroad program. // SUBMITTED   COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY Olivia Lentchner, a Marine Science major from Brentwood, was one of a dozen Coastal Carolina University students who participated in the Field Methods in Oceanographic Analysis: Study Abroad at the Scotti...
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Six local DAR members attend 128th Continental Congress

Six local DAR members attend 128th Continental Congress
ABOVE: DAR Regent Summer Morris and Justin Morris, of Franklin. // SUBMITTED   Members of the Sarah Polk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Brentwood gathered this past week in the nation’s capital for the 128th Continental Congress, the service organization’s annual meeting. Attending were Regent Summer Morris and members Aubrey Williams, ...
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Soccer program for home school students offered at arena in Crockett Park

Soccer program for home school students offered at arena in Crockett Park
WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION The Athletics Division of Williamson County Parks and Recreation will be offering a six-week soccer program for home school students in Middle Tennessee. This coed program (for ages 7-17) will be held at the Indoor Arena at Crockett Park, 1485 Volunteer Parkway in Brentwood from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ...
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High-school-age actors needed for Straight to the Stars production of "Cheaper by the Dozen"

High-school-age actors needed for Straight to the Stars production of "Cheaper by the Dozen"
Open auditions for the production “Cheaper by the Dozen” will be from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 1, at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin. Straight to the Stars Youth Theatre, the newest youth theatre addition to Williamson County Parks & Recreation, offers opportunities in non-musical plays starring high school ...
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Charities may sign up to be featured at Women of Williamson series of luncheons

Charities may sign up to be featured at Women of Williamson series of luncheons
Women of Williamson (WOW) is launching a new public awareness charitable event, “Lunch That Matters” this year to provide locally based non-profits serving women in Williamson County and Middle Tennessee with a platform to introduce themselves to the public and showcase the important work they do in the lives of women. The free-to-attend, 90-minute “Lunch ...
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Young Leaders Council seeking members for 2019 Williamson class

Young Leaders Council seeking members for 2019 Williamson class
Young Leaders Council (YLC), a Nashville-based nonprofit organization that has trained more than 2,600 men and women to effectively participate on the boards of nonprofit agencies in the middle Tennessee area for the past 34 years, is now accepting applications for its 2019 Williamson Chamber class. Partnering with Williamson, Inc. for the seventh year in ...
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Next Finally Friday summer concert features Ike Ladd and Friends

Next Finally Friday summer concert features Ike Ladd and Friends
NOLENSVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Ike Ladd and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 28 as part of the Finally Friday free summer concert series put on by the Nolensville Historical Society. Boots will start scootin’ at 6:30 p.m. with free line-dancing lessons in the gym of Historic Nolensville School, 7248 Nolensville Road. The Jack Wiesner ...
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Toastmasters name Gilfillan Communicator the the Year

Toastmasters name Gilfillan Communicator the the Year
Kelly Gilfillan, publisher of the Home Page Media Group hyperlocal news publications, has been named Communicator of the Year by the Brentwood Early Risers Toastmasters. Gilfillan founded the Brentwood Home Page in 2009 with partner Susan Leathers. The company has grown to include Franklin, Spring Hill, Nolensville, Bellevue and Sumner Home Pages, and in October, ...
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Franklin on the Fourth offers a full day of fun capped by fireworks at Harlinsdale

Franklin on the Fourth offers a full day of fun capped by fireworks at Harlinsdale
Thousands are expected to attend the popular Franklin on the Fourth celebration on the square happening Thursday, July 4th in Franklin and sponsored by the Franklin Lions Club and the City of Franklin. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. on the Franklin Public Square, and continue for the next 11 hours until fireworks begin over The Park at ...
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Lee Roy Parnell will debut new custom Gibson guitar as Blackberry Jam headliner

Lee Roy Parnell will debut new custom Gibson guitar as Blackberry Jam headliner
Gibson Brands, the Nashville-based professional musical instrument maker, will debut its “Custom Shop Lee Roy Parnell Signature 1959 Les Paul Standard in Abilene Sunset Burst” in Williamson County next week when Lee Roy Parnell performs at the Blackberry Jam festival, at Boyd Mill Farm between Franklin and Leiper’s Fork. The Grammy-winning singer songwrit...
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Chukkers for Charity tickets are on sale for September polo match, classic car show

Chukkers for Charity tickets are on sale for September polo match, classic car show
Nissan’s Chukkers for Charity returns on Saturday, Sept. 7 for the 23rd annual polo match and car show held north of Franklin in the Grassland community near Old Natchez Trace. This year’s theme, “Divots & Downton: An afternoon of Polo & Ponies,” will celebrate award-winning British historical drama Downton Abbey. Chukkers for Charity raises funds ...
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Registration opens for MTSU’s September math and science conference for girls

Registration opens for MTSU’s September math and science conference for girls
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY Registration is under way for the 23rd annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science Conference at MTSU, which will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, on the Middle Tennessee State University campus. Middle school and high school girls — rising fifth- through 12th-graders — are welcome to attend. The ...
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Baseball favorite ‘Field of Dreams’ returning to big screen in time for Father’s Day

Baseball favorite ‘Field of Dreams’ returning to big screen in time for Father’s Day
We were once told in a movie favorite, “if you build it, they will come.” Now, “if you screen it, they will come.” Cool Springs’ AMC Thoroughbred 20 will show the beloved baseball movie Field of Dreams, starring Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones, on June 16 (Father’s Day) and June 18 on the big ...
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