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Vctr Chang Nov 2014
The Chang family is visiting Franklin all the way from Taiwan! Their relative just moved to Franklin and has fallen in love with our town and wanted them to experience it for themselves. Family: Hans, Yi Shuan, Bryant, and Apple.
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11/22/2014 - 12/22/2014


SPECIAL EVENTS

"BATTLE SCARRED" 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF FRANKLIN SPECIAL EXHIBIT

Experience a special exhibit for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin called "Battle Scarred".  The 1,600 square foo... more

Dates: August 02, 2014 - April 26, 2015
Times: mon thru sat - 9am to 5pm sun - 12 noon to 5pm
Location: Fleming Center at Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: $10 per adult, $5 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 & under
Recurrence: daily

SANTA CLAUS AT COOLSPRINGS GALLERIA

Naughty or nice, Santa Claus is coming to town and he's waiting to see you! Santa Claus arrives at the CoolSprings Galleria beginning Saturday, N... more

Dates: November 08, 2014 - December 24, 2014
Times: mon - sat 10am to 9pm, sun 12 noon to 6pm
Location: Cool Springs Galleria, 1800 Galleria Blvd, Franklin TN 37067
Phone: (615) 771-2128
Admission: free
Recurrence: daily
Santa Claus at CoolSprings Galleria

ANNIVERSARY TOUR OF CARNTON LED BY ERIC A. JACOBSON

Join us for a special evening tour of Carnton Plantation. Led by historian and author Eric A. Jacobson, this tour will delve deep into the histor... more

Dates: November 28, 2014
Times: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Carnton Plantation  1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: Angell Roberts
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: $20
Anniversary Tour of Carnton led by Eric A. Jacobson

THE 1861 PROJECT

The 1861 Project is a collection of original songs inspired by the people who fought and lived through the American Civil War. It's a contemporar... more

Dates: November 28, 2014
Times: 8pm
Location: Franklin Theatre  419 Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 538-2076
Admission: admission charged
The 1861 Project

DEREK HOUGH PARADE OF HOMES MAKE-A-WISH DINNER/DANCE BENEFIT

"Dancing with the Stars" champion Derek Hough invites Middle Tennesseans to a dance party.  A fundraiser for the Parade of ... more

Dates: November 29, 2014
Times: 6:00 pm
Location: Kings' Chapel Clubhouse  4980 Meadowbrook Blvd., Arrington TN
Phone: (615) 395-4947
Admission: $200 for dinner and dance party, $50 for dance party
Derek Hough Parade of Homes Make-A-Wish Dinner/Dance Benefit

FRANKLIN BATTLEFIELD TOUR WITH ED BEARSS

National Park Service Chief Historian Emeritus Ed Bearss will host an exclusive Franklin Battlefield bus tour November 29 and 30 to commemorate t... more

Dates: November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Times: breakfast 8:30am; bus departs at 9am and returns at 1pm
Location: The Lotz House, 1111 Columbia Avenue, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: J.T. Thompson
Phone: (615) 790-7190
Admission: $100 per person
Recurrence: daily
Franklin Battlefield Tour with Ed Bearss

HISTORIAN'S DINNER WITH ED BEARSS

Join us for the "Historian's Dinner with Ed Bearss" marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin November 29 and 30, 2014.... more

Dates: November 29, 2014
Times: 6pm: reception, 7pm: dinner
Location: Eastern Flank Battle Park Hall, 1343 Carnton Lane, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 790-7190
Admission: $150 per person
Recurrence: daily
Historian's Dinner with Ed Bearss

LIVING HISTORY PRESENTATION OF CARNTON AS HOSPITAL

Walk through the hallowed halls of Carnton Plantation and experience the house as it would have been the night of November 30, 1864. Nearly 100 r... more

Dates: November 29, 2014
Times: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Carnton Plantation  1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: $5
Living History Presentation of Carnton as Hospital

LOTZ HOUSE FRANKLIN BATTLEFIELD BLOOD DRIVE

Give blood! Everyone who attempts to donate will receive a voucher for a free tour of the historic home. To make an appointment visit www.redcros... more

Dates: November 29, 2014
Times: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lotz House, 1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: J.T. Thompson
Lotz House Franklin Battlefield Blood Drive

150TH ANNIVERSARY BATTLE OF FRANKLIN ILLUMINATION

Luminaries will be present along Columbia Pike, at Carter House, at Lotz House, and at several points on the battlefield in that area. ... more

Dates: November 30, 2014
Times: 4:30pm
Location: Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: Free Admission
150th Anniversary Battle of Franklin Illumination

150TH BATTLEFIELD TOUR WITH ERIC JACOBSON

At 5 a.m. on Nov. 30, The Battle of Franklin Trust CEO and historian Eric A. Jacobson will lead a special, one of a kind tour of the Franklin b... more

Dates: November 30, 2014
Times: 5:00am
Location: Carnton Plantation, 1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 794-0903
Admission: $50 per person
150th Battlefield Tour with Eric Jacobson

MARCH TO CARTER HOUSE

On the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, both Confederate and Union reenactors and others in civilian attire will converge on the Cart... more

Dates: November 30, 2014
Times: 4pm
Location: Carter House, 1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: David Eagan
Admission: free admission
March to Carter House

CINDY'S MAGIC SNOW GLOBE

The Columbia State Community College commercial entertainment program will present its 20th annual holiday musical, featuring "Cindy's Mag... more

Dates: December 05, 2014
Times: friday 7- :30 p.m., saturday - 2:00 pm & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia State's Williamson Campus  104 Claude Yates Drive, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 790-4400
Admission: Friday - Adults: $7, Children (ages 3-10): $5 / Saturday Matinee - Adults: $7, Children (ages 3-10): $5 / Saturday Evening: Adults: $12, Children (ages 3-10): $8
Recurrence: daily
Cindy's Magic Snow Globe

HOLLY TROLLEY LIGHTS TOUR

A Franklin holiday tradition continues! Buy tickets today for the Holly Trolley event. Guests will be treated to holiday refreshments thirty minu... more

Dates: December 05, 2014 - December 28, 2014
Times: 6:30pm and 8:30pm friday-sunday
Location:  708 Columbia Avenue, Franklin TN 37064
Phone: (615) 920-4956
Admission: $16 per person limited seating
Recurrence: weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Holly Trolley Lights Tour

HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS 2014

Homes for the Holidays gives you the opportunity to take a peek inside exquisite estate homes right here in Brentwood, Tennessee. We ... more

Dates: December 05, 2014 - December 07, 2014
Times: friday:5-8pm , saturday 12-6pm, sunday 12-6pm
Phone: (615) 224-2471
Recurrence: daily
Homes for the Holidays 2014

FRANKLIN CHRISTMAS PARADE

A Holiday tradition in Downtown Franklin where locals celebrate the season. Spectators can watch along New Hwy 96 West, Bridge Street, 3rd... more

Dates: December 06, 2014
Times: 2pm
Location: Downtown Franklin, Main Street, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: Free
Franklin Christmas Parade

MIDDLE TENNESSEE CIVIL WAR SHOW

The Middle Tennessee Civil War Show and Sale has grown from a small gathering of Civil War enthusiasts and relic hunters in 1986 to become the ... more

Dates: December 06, 2014 - December 07, 2014
Times: sat 9am-5pm, sun 9am-3pm
Location: AgExpo Park, 4215 Long Lane, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: $8 adults, children under 12 free
Recurrence: daily
Middle Tennessee Civil War Show

WESTHAVEN HOLIDAY HOME TOUR BENEFITING HILLSBORO BAND PROGRAM

The Holiday Season is always a magical time in the Westhaven Community.  This year promises to be extra special as six homeowners are gracio... more

Dates: December 06, 2014 - December 07, 2014
Times: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Westhaven Community  Westhaven Community, Franklin TN
Admission: $17 in advance or $20 day of at Westhaven Realty
Recurrence: daily
Westhaven Holiday Home Tour Benefiting Hillsboro Band Program

DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS

Franklin's Main Street will recall the spirit of Christmases past with a Dickens of a Christmas celebration Saturday and Sunday, Dec 13-14. This ... more

Dates: December 13, 2014 - December 14, 2014
Times: sat 10am-5pm, sun 11am-5pm
Location: Historic Downtown Franklin, Main Street & Public Square, Franklin TN 37064
Contact: Downtown Franklin Association
Phone: (615) 591-8500
Admission: free
Recurrence: daily
Dickens of a Christmas

EARTH TREASURES

Every year since 1980 MTGMS has sponsored a Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Rock and Fossil Show and Sale as an annual fund raising event. Our show is pro... more

Dates: December 13, 2014 - December 14, 2014
Times: saturday december 13, 9am - 6pm, sunday december 14, 10am - 5pm
Location: Ag Expo Park, Franklin, Tn, 4215 Long Ln, Franklin Tn 37064
Contact: John Stanley
Phone: 615-371-8776 x 2227
Admission: Adults $4.00 (2 day pass $6.00), Students 18 & Under $1.00 Children under 12 with adult free, FREE ; Scouts in uniform, FREE
Recurrence: daily
Earth Treasures

LEIPER'S FORK CHRISTMAS PARADE

The eclectic village of Leiper's Fork in Williamson County presents the most unique, down home Christmas Parade which marches down its single s... more

Dates: December 13, 2014
Times: 2pm
Location: Leiper's Fork Village, Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: free
Leiper's Fork Christmas Parade

42ND ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT TOUR

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin and its aftermath, the theme of this year's Candlelight Tour is "The C... more

Dates: December 16, 2014 - December 20, 2014
Location:  1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin Tn 37064
Phone: (615) 791-1861
Admission: $15 per person
Recurrence: daily
42nd Annual Candlelight Tour

ONGOING EVENTS

FRANKLIN FARMERS MARKET AT THE FACTORY

Enjoy home grown goodness at the Farmer's Market at the Factory. Nearly 100 vendors with fresh produce, cheeses, herbs, flowers and crafters!&n... more

Dates: May 05, 2012(No End Date)
Times: sat 8am - noon
Location: Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin TN 37064
Admission: free
Recurrence: weekly on Saturday
Franklin Farmers Market at the Factory

MORE LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS - THE LOCAL SCENE



Dates: April 09, 2013(No End Date)
Location:  Williamson County
Recurrence: daily
More Live Music Listings - The Local Scene

SOUTHERN FOOD TOUR

Downtown Franklin is home to more than 25 locally-owned and operated restaurants,  serving everything from BBQ sliders and fried green tom... more

Dates: July 20, 2013(No End Date)
Times: 2-5 pm
Contact: Margie Thessin
Phone: (615) 400-3808
Admission: $45
Recurrence: monthly on the 3rd Saturday
Southern Food Tour