Community Calendar

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 17 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cheekwood Gardens
Every Thursday from June 29th from 4p.m.-10p.m. there will be family-friendly concerts including live music, yard games, food trucks and more. For tickets and more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/449252378778448/.
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 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Tennessee Children’s Home
The Spring Hill Pay It Forward Festival originated from the movie ‘Pay It Forward’ or the novel of the same name, a story about a young boy who did 3 good deeds for others in need. In
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm The Park at Harlinsdale Farm
The sixth-annual Friends of Franklin Parks “Raise the Roofs” event promises to be the best party of the summer, including bites from some of Franklin’s most wonderful restaurants, plenty of equestrian-themed entertainment, and a polo
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 19 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm The Factory at Franklin
​Join us for An Enchanted Evening at the Masquerade with casino games, food from local restaurants and caterers, drinks, a live and silent auction, and entertainment! ​Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. Liberty Hall at The
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm Nashville Ballet
Children ages 7 (must be born in 2009) to 11 years old are invited to audition to perform in “Nashville’s Nutcracker: Celebrating 10 Years!” this December. This is the only opportunity the general public will
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
FREE admission (Viewing glasses available for the first 40 people) Come to Owl’s Hill Meadow to view the solar eclipse.  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 24 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cheekwood Gardens
Every Thursday from June 29th from 4p.m.-10p.m. there will be family-friendly concerts including live music, yard games, food trucks and more. For tickets and more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/449252378778448/.
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 10:45 am Deer Run Retreat Center
12th ANNUAL FATHER-SON ADVENTURE WEEKEND AUGUST 25-27, 2017 Friday 4 p.m. to Sunday 10:45 a.m. PHENOMENAL HIGH-POWERED GUY STUFF RESULTS IN A SHARED EXPERIENCE THAT BONDS FATHERS AND SONS TOGETHER ON A DEEPER LEVEL. All
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 10:45 am Deer Run Retreat Center
PHENOMENAL HIGH-POWERED GUY STUFF RESULTS IN A SHARED EXPERIENCE THAT BONDS FATHERS AND SONS TOGETHER ON A DEEPER LEVEL. All ages! Yes, you can bring more than one son! Make this a multi-generational experience by
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 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Harlinsdale Farm
The 2017 Great Americana BBQ Festival looks to grow the inaugural event to 100 competition barbecue teams. A car show will be added to the lineup this year in addition to bourbon, craft beer, and
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm Riverview Farm
For the fifth consecutive year, Nissan will present Chukkers for Charity, a polo match and outdoor event held in Franklin, Tenn. on Saturday, Aug. 26. This year’s theme is “Up Up and Away” and marks
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Carnton Plantation
The Battle of Franklin Trust will host its seventh annual Bootlegger’s Bash on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. at Carnton. The annual event invites guests to celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging with
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
Aug 30 all-day OZ Arts Nashville
Join us for an evening of CigArt: Dinner, Drinks & Art Among Friends – this is OZ Arts’ annual fundraiser benefiting our non-profit organization that supports contemporary arts in Nashville!
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cheekwood Gardens
Every Thursday from June 29th from 4p.m.-10p.m. there will be family-friendly concerts including live music, yard games, food trucks and more. For tickets and more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/449252378778448/.
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 4 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am Historic Downtown Franklin
The 39th Annual Franklin Classic benefitting Mercy Community Healthcare is scheduled for September 4, 2017! Mark your calendars, gather your teams, invite friends and family to this great event! There will be live music, a
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cheekwood Gardens
Every Thursday from June 29th from 4p.m.-10p.m. there will be family-friendly concerts including live music, yard games, food trucks and more. For tickets and more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/449252378778448/.
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm City Winery
Nashville Wine Festival and City Winery Nashville are proud to host the first annual Nashville Fall Wine Fest on Saturday, September 9, 2017 – 12pm-4pm. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to taste over 50
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm River Circle Farm
The 14th Annual River Swing presented by Nissan is Co-Chaired by Kathryn & Christian Currey at River Circle Farm, home of Agneta and Brownlee Currey on the banks of the Harpeth River. The evening will
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 11:00 am Deer Run Retreat Center
5th ANNUAL MOTHER-DAUGHTER GETAWAY WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2017 Friday 5 p.m. to Sunday 11 a.m. A WEEKEND OF MEMORIES AND GROWING TOGETHER! Our weekend theme is “Be Still — Get Real!” Psalm 46:10 Ages 5
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Lotz House announced the Civil War house museum will host a two-part symposium reflecting on the “Forgotten Battle of Franklin – Dec. 17, 1864,” as well as the “10,000 Secrets Unearthed,” the largest caches
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Hideaway at Arrington
WCAR’s 29th Annual Golf Scramble is scheduled for Monday, September 25, 2017 at Hideaway at Arrington. This highly anticipated and attended annual event benefits the REALTOR Good Works Foundation. Please let us know how your