BATTLE OF FRANKLIN TRUST HOSTS 10th ANNUAL BOOTLEGGER’S BASH
Franklin event features Southern cuisine, local spirits and live entertainment
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Battle of Franklin Trust will host its 10th Annual Bootlegger’s Bash on Friday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at Carnton. The annual event invites guests to celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging with a casual evening featuring Tennessee distillers, a traditional Southern dinner and live entertainment featuring Rock & Roll Pianos – a dueling piano team.
Director of Events Hannah Jacobs said, “Bootlegger’s Bash is always an exciting event bringing the community together to celebrate the bootlegging history of Tennessee. Guests will enjoy a traditional Southern dinner, spirits tasting and a dueling piano team in the historic gardens at Carnton.”
Participants include Uncle Nearest, Ole Smokey Moonshine, Pennington, Prichard’s, Jackson Morgan, Corsair Distillery, Yee Haw Brewing, Leiper’s Fork, Big Machine Vodka, Big Machine, Spiked Coolers, Clayton James, Borchetta Bourbon, H Clark Distillery, Lost State Distilling, Standard Proof Whiskey, Barsmith, Wheelers Raid, 34 degrees north, Arrington Vineyards, Pickers Vodka, Davidson Reserve and Battleground South Cigar Lounge.
The Bootlegger’s Bash bar is sponsored by Aero Bar and The Wedding Plate. The Daily Dish is catering the outdoor dinner.
Sponsors for Bootlegger’s Bash include Liberty Party Rental, Quest Events, Southern Events, Bright Event Productions, International Insurance Brokerage and Auto Owners Insurance.
This year’s event offers a tasting-only ticket for those who are unable to stay for dinner. All proceeds from this ticketed event are donated to the Battle of Franklin Trust and its efforts to preserve Carnton and Carter House.
Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance online at www.boft.org. Tasting tickets are $47 per person, which includes all tastings from local distillers. Tickets to the main event can be purchased for $77 per person or $71 for two or more people, these include tastings, dinner and live entertainment. Bootlegger’s Bash is a strictly 21 and up event.
About The Battle of Franklin Trust
The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)(3) corporation. Its mission is to “preserve, understand, and interpret the story of a people forever impacted by the American Civil War.”