Community Calendar

Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Factory at Franklin
Celebrating Southern creativity and hospitality, MADE SOUTH will feature 120+ talented Southern makers & artisans, chef demonstrations and live music. Come enjoy a complimentary cup of SYPCOFFEE and purchase or schedule a beautiful gift for
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Downtown Franklin Square
Celebrate the 4th of July in the Downtown Franklin square with food and drink vendors, a kid zone, antique cars and craft booths. There will be live entertainment by Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Tommy
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary
Polly Rooker, Pandy English and Windy Hunter are 3 experienced foragers of woods, fields and streams. Everything from breads, preserves, teas, tonics, poultices, dyes, greens, roots, dried fruits, nuts and natural medicinals will be shared.
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm Music City Center
The Heroes & Villains Fan Fest is coming to Music City Center July 8 and 9 to celebrate the best heroes and villains in modern comic books, televisions and movies. Engage in meet and greets,
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary
What do these wiggly creatures do anyway? Join Miss Margaret and a special guest friend for a wiggling good time with our underground friends.
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Embassy Suite Cool Springs
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Embassy Suites Cool Springs
This event is a fundraiser for our annual educational scholarship, to be given out each year to two deserving High School Seniors in our community attending college. This award is named in honor of the
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Music City Motors
Join us for our Summer Mixer hosted by Music City Motor Cars! Guests will enjoy an evening of networking, food, drinks, giveaways, live music and browsing of luxury vehicles! Roy Laws will be painting a
Jul 21 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm Bethlehem United Methodist Church
Get ready for the biggest backyard party in Williamson County! Put on by Bethlehem United Methodist Church, and held on the church’s grounds, this family friendly event will have live music played by the Bethlehem
Jul 22 all-day Lowes Vanderbilt Hotel
The Nashville Wine Auction announces the 38th Annual l’Eté du Vin, themed “California Collectibles,” which will take place from July 20-22, 2017. This year’s event is headlined by six California wineries: Schramsberg Vineyards, Davies Vineyards,
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
$250 nonmembers / $200 members During this two-day workshop, each participant will make a felt cloche hat inspired by the costumes of Downton Abbey. Led by Anna Zeitlin, milliner at Fanny & June, the workshop
Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm West Haven
For a second consecutive year, the Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival will be providing music, food trucks, craft vendors and a kid’s zone as the backdrop to a beautiful hot air balloon show. The event
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown
Aug 10 – Sep 17 all-day Centennial Park
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival (NSF) continues its beloved tradition of Shakespeare in the Park from Thursday, Aug. 10 – Sunday, Sept. 17 at Centennial Park’s band shell. The signature summer program will feature two Shakespearean
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day Studio 615
Defy Film Festival, Nashville’s newest film exhibition, has announced its second year, which will take place Aug. 18 and 19 at Studio 615 in East Nashville. After closing submissions on May 15, the festival currently
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm Private Residence
The fifth annual Dueling Cocktails fundraiser, benefiting the historic Belmont Mansion, will be held at the home of Bill and Janet Schock on Saturday, Aug. 19. All proceeds from the event will fund current and
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Cheekwood Estate and Gardens
Cheekwood is hosting a viewing party for the solar eclipse set to sweep the nation on Monday, August 21. The rare natural phenomenon is the first total solar eclipse to hit the U.S. in 99
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary
Come to Owl’s Hill Meadow to view the solar eclipse. We’ll have the glasses. You bring the picnic!
Aug 24 – Aug 27 all-day Embassy Suites
The Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference was created in 2006 by local author/filmmaker Clay Stafford in an effort to bring together forensic experts, writers, and fans of crime and thriller literature. Our objective is simple:
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cheekwood Estates and Gardens
Join us for two evenings of song and symphony on Cheekwood’s gorgeous Swan Lawn featuring the critically-acclaimed show Music City Hit-Makers. Backed by the Music City Symphony, famous songwriters will perform their chart-topping hits written
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
$120 members | $150 nonmembers Make your own necklace from heirloom pieces from the 1920s, inspired by the costumes of Downton Abbey. Participants will learn basic jewelry making techniques from Brooke Griffith, jewelry designer of
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cheekwood
Join us for two evenings of song and symphony on Cheekwood’s gorgeous Swan Lawn featuring the critically-acclaimed show Music City Hit-Makers. Backed by the Music City Symphony, famous songwriters will perform their chart-topping hits written
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day Academy Park
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival will return to Williamson County for its second annual Shakespeare in Academy Park, which will run from Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 and feature both The Winter’s Tale and Antony &
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm St. Philip Catholic Church
CVQA will present over 100 quilts made by guild members, and a special exhibit, the 2017 Guild Challenge, “Quilts from the Great Depression.” The show will have a “Boutique Store” and Silent Auction of homemade
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Franklin, TN
The first Friday of each month, the Downtown Franklin Association presents the Franklin Art Scene, which includes dozens of sites dispersed through an area thriving with spots listed on the National Register of Historic Places in downtown