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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 […]

Trick or Treat at the Mansion

Trick or Treat at the Mansion

Trick-or-Treating at the “Old Maney Mansion” At the dead-end of North Maney Avenue you’ll find a tree-lined drive to the most famous mansion in Murfreesboro! The iron gates are open and the mansion, normally locked and secured, is ready to greet you on this rare night! Bring your little ghosts and goblins to the doors […]

Lotz House Sixth Annual Antiques Appraisal Fair

Lotz House Sixth Annual Antiques Appraisal Fair

The Lotz House has announced the official date for its Sixth Annual Fall Antiques Appraisal Fair, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 4 at the Civil War house museum located at 1111 Columbia Avenue across from The Carter House. In making the announcement, Lotz House Executive Director J.T. Thompson said, “The Antiques Appraisal Fair is […]

Dump the Pump Day

Dump the Pump Day

Started in June 2006 when gas prices were $3 per gallon, this national day emphasizes that public transportation is a great travel option that also helps people save money. In these tough economic times with high gas prices, everyone is looking for a way to save money. National Dump the Pump Day encourages people to […]

Squash, Cucumbers and Tomatoes Enter Market!

Squash, Cucumbers and Tomatoes Enter Market!

Chilly with gray skies and a little sprinkle of rain here and there – doesn’t sound like a great day at the market, does it? But despite the weather, this past Saturday was a good day at the FFM. After all, there were lots of good late spring vegetables, such as broccoli, green onions and […]

39th Annual Town & Country Tour of Homes

39th Annual Town & Country Tour of Homes

Please join us for the 39th Annual Town & Country Tour of Homes, June 7-8, 2014! Proceeds from the 2014 event, presented by Bob Parks Realty, benefit the Heritage Foundation. In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Franklin, this year’s tour will mostly feature homes and building standing during November 30, 1864. People lived […]