88 results for 'Home & Garden'

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 […]

Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park

Cheekwood, in partnership with the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Metro Parks Board, announces its role in the debut of ‘Riverview Garden’ within Riverfront Park, an 11-acre civic park in downtown Nashville slated to open July 30. Building on its location in West Nashville, Cheekwood, renowned for its distinctive beauty, historical […]

Summer Pop-Up Fair

Summer Pop-Up Fair

For the last two years, the City Farmhouse Pop–up Fair has drawn visitors from around the globe to the tiny village of Leiper’s Fork, Tenn., to score antique and vintage goods from dozens of curated vendors. Earlier this month, Kim and David Leggett—owners of the popular downtown Franklin shop from where the event derives its […]

The Big Payback

The Big Payback

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties we serve. The Big Payback is on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 and will inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their community, and contribute to support the life-changing work of […]

Cheekwood in Bloom

Cheekwood in Bloom

Every spring, Cheekwood becomes the Southeast’s premier spot for celebrating the new season and enjoying the return of bold, vibrant color to the landscape. Sweeping views, large-scale colorful plantings, budding trees and special programming make Cheekwood a favorite destination for families, groups and nature lovers from across the region. Cheekwood in Bloom by the Numbers […]

Thanksgiving Meals

Thanksgiving Meals

We are huge fans of Cooking Lite and wanted to share a little bit of their inspiring recipes with you! From CookingLite.com: “If we were to vote, Thanksgiving would be neck-and-neck with Christmas as our all-time favorite holiday. Think about it: Practically everyone celebrates it, and the stars are family and food. Despite the fact […]

Dickens of a Christmas

Dickens of a Christmas

Dickens of a Christmas brings entertaining weekend to Historic Downtown Franklin This year will mark the 30th year to celebrate Dickens of a Christmas in Historic Downtown Franklin!  Each second weekend in December, we travel back 150 years in time to a Main Street from the time of Charles Dickens, and the tradition continues this […]