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8 Things To Do This Week in Franklin & Williamson County (Dec. 12-18)


8 Things To Do This Week in Franklin & Williamson County (Dec. 12-18)

Christmas is right around the corner and Franklin has a few festive events to keep you in the holiday spirit! Keep reading for our recommendations on your next night out in Franklin and Williamson County (Dec. 12-18)! Whether you are wanting to get ahead on Christmas gifts or looking to experience something new, you will want to add these suggestions to your agenda. 

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FrankTown Festival of Lights (through Dec. 31)

This awe-inspiring light show will be running nightly from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. until December 31st! Located at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center, this mile-and-a-half-long drive-thru light show features over 200 displays synchronized to Christmas classics on the radio. Make sure to plan a night at the FrankTown Festival of Lights before New Year’s! 


Christmas with Veritas (Dec. 14)

Veritas is a 5 member group of powerhouse vocals that brings a new perspective to classical music and performances. With orchestral songs as well as a cappella carols, Christmas with Veritas has become an annual tradition for this musical group and for many others across the country! Join them at The Franklin Theatre this Wednesday night and enjoy some holiday classics and favorites! 


Holiday Gift Wrap Gathering (Dec. 15)

The Brentwood Library invites you to wrap your Christmas gifts with some holiday music and hot chocolate! From 3pm – 5pm this Thursday, you can bring some gifts and wrapping paper for this fun, local gift wrapping event with the Williamson County community! Get ahead on wrapping while enjoying some hot chocolate and festive music at the Brentwood Library! 


World’s Best Cup of Coffee (Dec. 15-17)

McGavock’s Coffee Bar and Provisions is being transformed into a Christmas-themed pop-up bar every Thursday-Saturday from 5 p.m.- 12 a.m. until Christmas Eve! Inspired by the classic Christmas movie Elf, World’s Best Cup of Coffee includes decorations, entertainment, and specialty holiday cocktails. Located in The Harpeth Hotel, you can experience The Harpeth Hotel’s Christmas pop-up bar with friends and family this holiday season! 


Holiday Candy Houses (Dec. 17)

The Brentwood Library is holding a fun get-together for family and friends to build and decorate holiday-inspired houses out of graham crackers and candy! With one session at 2 p.m. and another at 3 p.m., make sure to register for at least one so you don’t miss out on this creative and yummy activity! 


Brunch with Santa (Dec. 18)

The Harpeth Hotel will be having their last Brunch with Santa of the season this Sunday from 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.! For those who are feeling a little mischievous, some elves at Harpeth Hotel’s bar, 1799, will be crafting some spirited drinks. Bring your family, camera, and appetite to enjoy a North Pole inspired brunch menu and spend some time with Santa! 


Harpy Holidays (Dec. 18)

The Hillnote Harp Academy is hosting their free annual community concert with students performing holiday harp solos and ensemble arrangements this Sunday from 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.! See harps of all different sizes and learn about how the harp works while listening to some Christmas favorites at Harpy Holidays! 


Deck The Halls with David Ian (Dec. 18)

David Ian, guitarist from rock group Superchick, has moved onto releasing jazz-oriented Christmas albums. He will be performing his Christmas songs at the Westhaven Residents Club this Sunday from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m.! Check out his musical stylings and enjoy some mellow Christmas tunes.


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