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Heritage Ball Committee Selects Signature Cocktail for Oct. 1 Black Tie Fundraiser

Heritage Ball Committee Selects Signature Cocktail for Oct. 1 Black Tie Fundraiser

Franklin, Tenn. (June 30, 2022) –  The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN held a Heritage Ball Committee Meeting which included a sneak peek and tasting of cocktail options for the signature cocktail to be served at the black tie event on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park.

In making the announcement, President and CEO of the Heritage Foundation, Bari Beasley said, “The Heritage Ball Committee meeting was highlighted with a special tasting of three inspired cocktails featuring different flavor profiles. The committee voted on  its favorite, which will serve as the signature cocktail of the Ball and will be revealed at the Patron Party on Tuesday, August 30.”

Amos Gott and Bari Beasley.Bar Menu - Heritage Ball Franklin TN.

G Catering prepared inviting, chilled cocktails including the Pear & Vanilla Fizz prepared with gin, pear, vanilla, orange and club soda; the Fig Dark & Stormy prepared with rum, lemon, fig, thyme and ginger beer and the Blackberry Bourbon featuring bourbon, blackberry, orange liqueur, sage and basil.

The Heritage Ball is Williamson County’s longest-running black tie fundraiser and typically attracts more than 800 guests to support and celebrate the work of the Heritage Foundation while raising funds for future preservation projects.  In addition to a seated dinner, live music and surprise guest entertainment, the ball will feature an online and live aution, pre-ball Patrons Party and a Late Party, along with other fundraising opportunities.

Tickets and tables for the 49th Annual Heritage Ball on Saturday, Oct. 1 will be on sale in August. For information on underwriter and sponsorship opportunities, as well as becoming a table host, contact Mary Catherine Mousourakis For general information about the 49th Annual Heritage Ball, visit For informationa about the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, visit

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Since 1967, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has been dedicated to preserving Williamson County’s architectural, geographic and cultural heritage as well as promoting the ongoing revitalization of downtown Franklin in the context of historic preservation. Notable projects include The Franklin Theatre, Roper’s Knob, parts of the Franklin battlefield and the Old, Old Jail. The Foundation brings county history to about 3,000 school children each year through the Heritage Classroom program as well as walking tours of downtown Franklin. Events and festivals produced by the Heritage Foundation such as Main Street Festival, the Heritage Ball, Pumpkinfest and Dickens of a Christmas bring hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates The Franklin Theatre, the Downtown Franklin Association, and the organization’s newest division and current restoration project, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit