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The Local Scene for April 3 - 10, 2017

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The Local Scene for April 3 - 10, 2017


Happy Monday, #FranklinTN! We're really excited for all the fun spring events happening this week! We've got Art Scene returning to Downtown Franklin this Friday from 6-9PM and live music all week long. This Saturday, you can run through Downtown Franklin as part of the WillPower5k - it's a beautiful run and benefits a great cause. On Sunday, check out the brand new Sunday Market, happening at the Factory at Franklin. There, you can meet some local makers who are doing good for our community and shop their awesome products.

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Here's what happening this week...

April 3 - Monday

  • Battleground Smokes & Spirits: NCAA National Championship Watch Party 6PM
  • Bowie Nature Park: A Walk in the Woods 9AM
  • Bunganut Pig: Mark Mulch Writers Night 6PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden: Member Appreciation Day 9AM-7PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: Live Music 6PM
  • The Pond: Open Jam 9PM
  • Wild Wing Cafe: Poker Night 7PM

 

April 4 - Tuesday

  • Barnes & Noble: My Favorite Teacher Educator Event 6PM
  • Bowie Nature Park: Puppet Powwow 10AM
  • Bunganut Pig: JD Shelburne 6PM
  • Cajun Steamer: Live Music 6:30PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens: Trains!; Looking Forward to Our Past; 2017 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence: Crystal Wagner 9AM-5PM
  • CoolSprings Galleria: Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny 6-9PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Franklin Theatre: Williamson County High School Poetry Slam 4:30PM
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: The Legendary Deconstructed Songwriters Showcase hosted by Rob Higgenbotham 6PM
  • Nolensville Recreation Complex: Pictures with the Easter Bunny 9-11AM
  • Old School: Live Music 9PM
  • Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary: Wildflower Hike 9:30AM; Knee-High Naturalist: Fossil Find 10AM
  • Pedego: Leiper's Fork Bike Tour 9AM 
  • The Pond: Star Wars Movie Night 8PM
  • Puckett's Boat House: Matt Marinchick 7PM
  • Puckett's (Franklin): Live Music 7PM
  • Puckett's (Leiper's Fork): Juke Box Tuesday 6PM
  • Sopapillas: Writers in the Round 6:30PM
  • Wild Wing Cafe: Trivia Tuesdays 7PM

 

April 5 - Wednesday

  • Aloft Nashville-Cool Springs: Live Music 6PM
  • Bound Booksellers: Children's Storytime 11AM
  • Bunganut Pig: Jim Hayden 6PM
  • Cajun Steamer: Live Music 6:30PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens: Trains!; Looking Forward to Our Past; 2017 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence: Crystal Wagner 9-5PM
  • Corner Pub: Live Music 7PM
  • Cool Springs Brewery: Songwriters Night 7PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Franklin Theatre: Richard Thompson 8PM - SOLD OUT
  • Frothy Monkey: Wine Down Wednesday 5-7PM
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: Back to the Roots, Music City Roots Afterparty with David Newbould & The Stowaways 7PM
  • Kings Cool Springs: Nashville Rising Star Songwriter Open-Mic Contest Prelim #2 8PM
  • Music City Roots: Live from the Factory at Franklin featuring Driftwood, Carolyn Wonderland, The Lonely Heartstring Band, and Western Centuries 7PM
  • Old School: Live Music 9PM
  • Puckett's Boat House: Tyler Barham 7PM
  • Puckett's (Franklin): Terra Bella 7PM
  • Puckett's (Leiper's Fork): Tim & Mal with Jim Martin and Bob Huston 7PM

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April 6 - Thursday

  • Barnes & Noble: Shadowcaster Author Event with Cinda Williams Chima 7PM
  • Bunganut Pig: Red Vans 6PM
  • Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre: The Nerd 12PM; The Nerd 8PM Preceded by Dinner 6PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens: Trains!; Looking Forward to Our Past; 2017 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence: Crystal Wagner 9AM-5PM
  • Craft Love: Women, Wine, and Wood 6PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Franklin Theatre: Hidden Figures 7PM
  • Frothy Monkey: April Wine Love 5 Course Pairing Dinner 6:30-9:30PM
  • GRAYS: Live Music featuring Hobo Cane 7:30PM
  • Homestead Manor: 2017 Craftmasters Dinner with H Clark Distillery 6PM
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: Wonky Tonk 9PM
  • Mantra Artisan Ales: Run Club 6:30PM
  • Music City Pickers LIVE!: Live from The Little Brick Theatre featuring Regie Hamm, Gary Chapman & Terri Jo Box 7PM
  • Old School: Live Music 9PM
  • Pedego: Leiper's Fork Bike Tour 9AM
  • The Pond: Cha-Chi Karaoke 10:30PM
  • Puckett's Boat House: Audio Saints 7PM
  • Puckett's (Franklin): Live Music 7PM
  • Puckett's (Leiper's Fork): Open Mic Night 6PM
  • Saffire: Live Music 7PM
  • Sopapillas: Live Music featuring Marisa & Friends 6:30PM
  • Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park: Off the Square Theatre Company presents Peter Pan 7PM

 

April 7 - Friday

  • Battleground Smokes & Spirits: Jazz from Chris Green and Studio G 8PM
  • Bound Booksellers: Moms' Coffee Event: Easter Book/Craft Special 10AM
  • Bunganut Pig: Mark Paul 5PM; Power Play 9PM
  • Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre: The Nerd 8PM, Preceded by Dinner 6PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens: Trains!; Looking Forward to Our Past; 2017 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence: Crystal Wagner 9AM-5PM
  • Cool Cafe: Steak Night 4-9PM
  • Corner Pub: Live Music 7PM 
  • Craft Love: Date and Friends Night 7PM
  • Dolan's Bar: Kim Dolan's Birthday Bash Weekend 7PM
  • Downtown Franklin: Art Scene 6-9PM
  • Factory at Franklin: Miriam's Promise Celebrate the Promise 6PM; Columbia State Community College Presents "The Addams Family" 7:30PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Franklin Theatre: BJ Thomas 8PM
  • Gallery 202: Franklin Art Scene featuring Chris Smith 6-9PM
  • GRAYS: Live Music featuring Park McKay 9PM
  • Gulf Pride Seafood: Live Music 7PM
  • Jack & Jameson's: Live Music featuring Kathryn Taylor 8-10PM
  • JJ's Wine Bar: Art Crawl 6PM
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: Nicky G and Friends 8PM
  • Kings Cool Springs: Live Music featuring South Street Players 8PM
  • Generations Church: Stories & Songs featuring Bob Bennett, Bruce Carroll, Scott Wesley, and Paul Aldrich 7:30PM
  • McCreary's Pub: Live Music 7PM
  • Nolen's Place: Live Music 8PM
  • Old School: Live Music 9PM
  • The Pond: Molly's Backbone 8:30PM
  • Puckett's Boat House: Live Music 7:30PM
  • Puckett's (Franklin): Boomerang 8:30PM
  • Puckett's (Leiper's Fork): Jukehouse Saints and Heavydrunk 8PM
  • Pull-Tight Players Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike 7:30PM
  • Saffire: Live Music 8PM
  • Tin Roof 2: DJ Night 9PM
  • Towne Centre Theatre: Come to the Cabaret 8PM
  • Visitor Center: Art Scene featuring Raymon Troup 6-9PM
  • Wild Wing Cafe: Live Music featuring Rubiks Groove 9:30PM
  • Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park: Off the Square Theatre Company presents Peter Pan 7PM

 

April 8 - Saturday

  • Amish Feed Mill: Live Music 12PM
  • Arrington Vineyards: Bluegrass in the Barn featuring Craig Morris & King Cotton 4-8PM; Jazz in the Courtyard featuring 9 Volt Romeo 4-8PM
  • Barnes & Noble: The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Storytime 11AM; I Remember Pat Summit Author Signing with Mike Towle 3PM
  • Battle of Franklin Trust: Battlefield Tour of Loring's Advance 10AM
  • Bound Booksellers: Jenna Von OY: Situation Momedy Author Event 11AM
  • Bunganut Pig: Delyn Christian 5PM; Stone Live Rollers 9PM
  • Carmike Thoroughbred 20: Cars 'n' Coffee 8AM
  • Carnton Plantation: Battlefield Tour of Loring's Advance 10AM
  • Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre: The Nerd 8PM, Preceded by Dinner 6PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens: Cheekwood in Bloom; 2017 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence: Crystal Wagner; Trains! 9AM-5PM
  • Cool Cafe: Steak Night 4-9PM
  • Corner Pub: Live Music 7PM
  • Dolan's Bar: Grace Maher 7PM
  • Downtown Franklin: WillPower 5K 7AM
  • Factory at Franklin: Franklin Farmers Market 9AM-12PM; The Pearl Event VI 10AM; Franklin Improv All-Stars 7PM
  • First District Coffee Co.: Bluegrass Music 10AM-1PM; Live Music featuring Krystal Peterson and The Queen City Band 6:30PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Franklin Theatre: BJ Thomas 8PM
  • Froggy & Jeffro's: Live Music 10PM
  • GRAYS: Live Music featuring Kandi Peppers 9PM
  • Jack & Jameson's: Live Music featuring Back to Avalon 8-10PM
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: Amy Lavere 8PM
  • Kings Cool Springs: Live Music featuring MixTape 80's 9PM
  • Mantra Artisan Ales: Beer & Yoga 10AM; Brewery Tours 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, & 6PM
  • Mill Creek Brewery: Yoga on Tap 11AM
  • Nolensville: Buttercup Festival 10AM-5PM
  • Nolen's Place: Grand Re-Opening & 3rd Year Anniversary Celebration 4PM
  • Old School: Live Music 10PM
  • Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary: Free Hike Day 1PM
  • The Pond: Live Music from TBA 10:30PM
  • Puckett's Boat House: Shawn Byrne 7:30PM
  • Puckett's (Franklin): Jason Matthews and Friends 8:30PM
  • Puckett's (Leiper's Fork): Jack Daniel Hancock 12PM; Hillsboro United Methodist Church Benefit with James Dean Hicks, Gina Pittman, Jack Williams, The Sounding Joy 8PM
  • Pull-Tight Players Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike 7:30PM
  • Saffire: Live Music 7PM
  • Tin Roof 2: DJ Night 9PM
  • Towne Centre Theatre: Come to the Caberet 8PM
  • Viva! NashVegas: Live from Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor featuring "Songs & Stories from the Road" with Michael Kelsh, Al Goll, and the Viva! NashVegas Radio Players 11AM
  • Wild Wing Cafe: Live Music featuring Bri Murphy 9PM
  • Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park: Off the Square Theatre Company presents Peter Pan 2:30PM; 7PM

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April 9 - Sunday

  • Arrington Vineyards: Bluegrass in the Barn featuring Grasstime 2-6PM; Jazz in the Courtyard featuring The Sofia Goodman Group 2-6PM
  • Bunganut Pig: Dawn & Nash 5PM
  • Carnton Plantation: Vintage Base Ball Game 12PM
  • Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre: The Nerd 2PM, Preceded by Dinner 12PM
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens: Cheekwood in Bloom; 2017 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence: Crystal Wagner; Trains! 9AM-5PM
  • Downtown Franklin: Walk Across Williamson 5K 2PM
  • Factory at Franklin: The Sunday Market 11AM-5PM
  • Fairview: Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2PM
  • Franklin Theatre: Sing 3PM; Hidden Figures 6PM
  • GRAYS: Jazzy Brunch 11AM
  • Jack & Jameson's: Blues Counsel 7-9PM 
  • Kings Cool Springs: Live Music featuring Michael Whittaker's Whiskey & Groove 5PM
  • Puckett's (Leiper's Fork): Loco Vibrato 12PM; Sounding Joy Gospel Hour 6PM
  • Saffire: Live Music 11AM

 

April 10 - Monday

  • Bunganut Pig: Mark Mulch Writers Night 6PM
  • Franklin on Foot: Franklin Food Tour & Ghost Tour (615-400-3808 for reservations)
  • Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor: Live Music featuring J.P. Burr 7PM
  • Nolen's Place: Nolen's Place Songwriter Showcase 8PM
  • The Pond: Open Jam 9PM

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We're looking forward to seeing you around #FranklinTN this week! Let us know what events you're most excited about in the comments below.