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Posh Pumpkins

Posh Pumpkins

Oh, a pumpkin is a pumpkin… or is it? According to wikipedia… The origin of Jack o’ Lantern carving is uncertain. Some make the case that its carving is thought to come from Ireland, where turnips, mangelwurzel or beets were used.[2][3] Others claim that Jack-o’-lanterns originated with All Saints’ Day (1 November)/All Souls’ Day (2 […]

Barktoberfest

Barktoberfest

Barktoberfest is coming to Franklin on Saturday, Oct0ber 12, and Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center will be on hand with lovable dogs in need of forever homes.  Barktoberfest 2013 will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m. on the grounds of Animalia Health and Wellness, 1973 New Hwy. 96 West in Franklin, adjoining […]

Shop & Adopt

Shop & Adopt

Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center is pleased to announce a ‘shop & adopt’ event at The Shoppes on Main, 413 Main St. in Franklin, on Saturday, August 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shelter staff will be on hand with dogs and kittens available for adoption. In addition to hosting the adoption […]

Collect Free Books from the 1980’s

Collect Free Books from the 1980’s

Yeoman’s in the Fork, Rare Book and Document Gallery in historic Leiper’s Fork, located at 4216 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, will be hosting a FREE “Collecting Books from the 1980’s” When you think of the 1980’s, what pops in your head?  I know that we think of Indiana Jones, Stephen King and the Titanic.  Your […]

Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Students are successful in school when they arrive prepared to learn. But many students in Williamson County community struggle to get the basic supplies necessary to participate in the learning process. And for many, not having the right tools means they also don’t feel confident and motivated to learn. With the common goal of helping […]

Town & Country Tour of Homes

Town & Country Tour of Homes

The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County will host its 38th annual Town & Country Tour of Homes on Saturday, June 1 from Noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 2 from Noon to 5 p.m.  Bob Parks Realty is the presenting sponsor for the tour that benefits the Heritage Foundation.  There will be […]

Dog Adoption

Dog Adoption

Williamson County Animal Control and Adoption Center (WCAC) is privileged to be part of Franklin’s Main Street Festival on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2013. WCAC’s Mobile Adoption Center (MAC) will be a part of a large booth on Franklin’s town square provided by festival sponsors MARS Petcare and PEDIGREE®. Animals in the […]

Get Fit in 2013

Get Fit in 2013

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering discounted annual pass prices during the month of January to all new pass purchasers. The special pricing is only available through January 31 during regular operating hours at the Franklin, Fairview, Brentwood and Spring Hill recreation centers. A twelve-month family pass, which offers unlimited use of […]

Vets Adopt Pets

Vets Adopt Pets

The shelter is now an official participant in the Vets Adopt Pets program which honors the service of active duty and military veterans by providing a fee waiver for pet adoptions. Interested military personnel need to show proof of military status and meet the shelter’s adoption requirements. For more information about Vets Adopt Pets, contact […]

Celebrating the Farmers Market

Celebrating the Farmers Market

Every Saturday, you can count on a great selection of fresh food at the Franklin Farmers Market. It’s food from farms across Middle Tennessee, so you know it’s fresh, ripe and delicious. Our market is one of the top markets in the state for selection, variety and the number of farms represented. Across the country, a similar […]

Weather or Not

Weather or Not

When it comes to perfect weather, Mother Nature is a bit fickle. Farmers have to constantly adjust to the ever-changing weather conditions to grow their crops. However, the record breaking heat and drought so early this summer is pretty challenging. Extremely dry heat can stunt the growth of plants, sunburn the fruit or vegetables or […]

Garden Tips for June

Garden Tips for June

via Gardeningtips.org “This is the month of shortest nights And garden scents are heavy and sweet Now the rose blooms, red, pink and white Bright, glowing in the evening heat” ~By David Squire~ The best time to pick flowers from your garden is in the early morning. For longer lasting arrangements, use a clean container, […]

National Iced Tea Month

National Iced Tea Month

June is known as National Iced Tea Month.  Here are a few of our favorite recipes for you to sip on by the pool or on the front porch! LEMONADE-MINT ICED TEA Ingredients: 3 tablespoons crushed fresh mint leaves 1 quart boiling water 1/2 cup instant iced tea powder 1 cup white sugar 2 quarts […]

National Barbecue Month

National Barbecue Month

Memphis Barbecue Sauce Recipe… Traditionally Memphis Barbecue is served without a sauce, but since rules are made to be broken, many Memphis BBQ Joints have sauces available, either on the side or by special order. This sauce captures the complexity of Memphis Barbecue in a rich sauce that has a mixture or sweet and vinegar […]

Tuesday Market

Tuesday Market

We’re back on the farm, so to speak. The Tuesday version of the Franklin Farmers Market takes place in the Park at Harlinsdale Farm.  From noon – 4pm every Tuesday all summer long, our farmers will be at Harlinsdale with fresh produce, fruits, dairy and meats. Fresh baked goods will also be available.  Farms and farmers […]