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2017 Garden Festival

2017 Garden Festival

The Williamson County Master Gardener’s Association (WCMGA) is teaming with the Franklin Farmers Market for the 2017 Garden Festival on May 7th at The Factory in Franklin. Admission for the festival is free and the event runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm on May 7th at The Factory at Franklin in downtown Franklin, TN.  The Garden Festival […]

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

The Nashville Lawn & Garden Show will return to The Fairgrounds Nashville on Thursday, March 2, through Sunday, March 5, 2017. The four-day, indoor Show will celebrate Gardens of the Future with garden displays, lectures, vendors, floral designs, and some special features for children. “With this year’s show, we will showcase the traditional gardens our […]

Williamson County Fair 2016

Williamson County Fair 2016

The Williamson County Fair is gearing up for its 12th anniversary run August 5-13, and this time the summertime tradition will bring a little bit of New Orleans to Middle Tennessee. The “Barnyard Mardi Gras” edition of the much anticipated annual event will not only feature flourishes of the Big Easy, but also a host […]

Senior Potlucks

Senior Potlucks

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department invites area seniors (55+) to bring along their grandchildren to July bingo and potluck events at four locations. The events are free, but registration is required at www.wcparksandrec.com.   July potlucks are: Tuesday, July 12 at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. (activity #5821); […]

Citizens Government Academy

Citizens Government Academy

Applications Available for Citizens Government Academy Learn more about City of Franklin government procedures and decisions that directly affect you by becoming a member of the next Citizens Government Academy. The City of Franklin is accepting applications to the Academy, which provides insight into local government. The next session will begin on September 1, 2016.  […]

FrankTalks Lecture with Franklin Police Chief

FrankTalks Lecture with Franklin Police Chief

City of Franklin Police Chief Deb Faulkner will be the speaker for Franklin Tomorrow’s Monday, June 13, FrankTalks lecture, presented by Vanderbilt University’s Office of Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations. Chief Faulkner leads the 160 men and women who make up the Franklin Police Department. These dedicated officers and civilian staff serve our customers with […]

Touch a Truck

Touch a Truck

The City of Franklin Parks and the Public Works Department is hosting the Touch a Truck event at Jim Warren Park (705 Boyd Mill Ave) from 5 – 8 p.m. It is free so bring the little ones down to play and explore the many street trucks and tractors. For more information, go www.franklintn.gov or call […]

Summer Swim Teams

Summer Swim Teams

Get in the swim! Join one of the five summer competitive swim teams offered through the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department: Franklin F.A.S.T. Frogs, Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.; Longview Sea Dragons, Longview Recreation  Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.;, Fairview Sharks, Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; Brentwood Barracudas, Indoor Sports […]

Craft Love DIY Creators Workshop

Craft Love DIY Creators Workshop

Historic Franklin gets a crafty new addition! Move over wine and paint night, there’s a new craft in town. Franklin’s Craft Love opened its doors on March 17th and is taking a whack at the DIY art industry. In their unique creative workshop, craft experts lead classes to make custom wood home décor and so […]

Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show will partner with the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance to present a one-day-only Wine Festival during its traditional four-day Show at The Fairgrounds Nashville.  The Show will incorporate locally produced wine from more than a dozen of the state’s most celebrated wineries on Saturday, March 5.   Wine Festival wrist […]

Recycle in Franklin

Recycle in Franklin

From the City of Franklin: It’s easy to do! No sorting or separation is required. Just place your clean recyclables into blue transparent plastic bags and set them out for collection on your scheduled collection days. Blue Bags are available at many local retailers in your trashbag aisle.  Including Publix, Kroger, Lowes, Home Depot, Harpeth True Value, Handy Hardware, […]

Williamson County Master Gardener Program

Williamson County Master Gardener Program

The Williamson County Extension office conducts Master Gardener training on an annual basis  beginning in January and ending in April. The 2016 class begins January 26th and ends April 19th.  Classes are each Tuesday morning from 10 am until 1 pm in even years and Tuesday evenings from 6 pm until 9 pm in odd […]

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

With a chill in the air, it is the perfect time to make some yummy pumpkin bread!  Check out this top notch recipe: Makes: 2 loaves, 12 slices each Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 3 hours (including cooling time) What you need: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups whole-wheat flour, preferably white whole-wheat […]

Fall Festival List

Fall Festival List

Tennessee is jam packed with fabulous festivals and events. Check out our top picks for you! Spring Hill Country Ham Festival – Oct. 3, Spring Hill, TN Show your pork pride at the 12th annual Spring Hill Country Ham Festival. The activity-packed festival features savory Southern foods, live music, mechanical bull riding, a hog calling contest, […]

Franklin Farmers Market

Franklin Farmers Market

The Franklin Farmers Market is a real farmers market, with a “grow it, raise it, make it or bake it” standard. Know your farmer; know your food. Meet Tennessee’s best farmers, bakers and artisans at the Franklin Farmers Market and enjoy the very finest in locally-produced goods every Saturday. ————————————- In 2002, eight farmers came together […]