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Things To Do This Weekend in Franklin & Williamson County, Tennessee (July 21-23)


Things To Do This Weekend in Franklin & Williamson County, Tennessee (July 21-23)

If you are wondering what you should do this weekend, we have you covered – Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee is full of exciting activities! From learning more about Franklin’s history or taking an evening hike to experiencing live music or delving into creative pursuits, keep reading to find the perfect weekend activity!

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Mixology Class (July 21st)

Morning Glory Orchard invites you to learn how to use their hard and non-alcoholic ciders to create classic cocktails this Friday at 6 pm. With light refreshments, samplings, take-home recipe cards, and the equivalent of 2 drinks, this is a great weekend workshop to enjoy with friends!


The Factory at Franklin in historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee.

The Factory at Franklin


Historic Walking Tours (July 21st)

Stroll through the halls of The Factory at Franklin as their staff historian teaches you about its eventful past! Learn about how a former industrial plant was transformed into The Factory we all know and love. Covering 93 years of history in 45 minutes, join this tour to find out more about this local landmark’s past while seeing all of the shops, restaurants, and events that you can enjoy now in the present!


Family Firefly Hikes, Brentwood, TN family activities at Owl's Hill.

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary


Family Firefly Hike (July 21st)

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary is hosting a Family Firefly Hike this Friday from 6:30 pm- 8 pm. This educational outing is open to anyone at least 4 years of age and aims to teach you about nature during the night! This easy hike through Owl Hill’s meadow and orchard will educate adventurers on owl hunting tactics, fireflies, nocturnal animals, and more!





Bluegrass Along the Harpeth (July 21-22)

Bluegrass Along the Harpeth will take place this weekend on Franklin’s town square. On Friday July 21st, you can relax with some of the best bluegrass bands around, and on Saturday July 22nd, you are invited to enjoy the festival’s individual instruments and band contests! With live entertainment as well as food and craft vendors, you are sure to have an enriching weekend in downtown Franklin! 


Movies in the Park (July 21st)

The City of Franklin likes to celebrate the summer season with Movies in the Park! Pinkerton Park is home to this series of outdoor movies taking place every summer weekend in Franklin from June 9th- July 21st. For the last session of Movies in the Park, they will be showing Shrek, so make sure to pack a chair or blanket to enjoy fun movies and food trucks with the Franklin community!



Farmers Markets (July 22nd)

These local farmers markets prove the importance of contributing to your community and provide the perfect opportunity to support your local farmers, kitchens, and artisans! 

  • You can find The Franklin Farmers Market every Saturday morning behind The Factory at Franklin with numerous vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, handcrafted items, and local art.
  • The Nolensville Farmers Market will be taking place every Saturday from 8am-12pm at the Historic Nolensville School. Local farmers and artisans will offer fresh, seasonal foods and unique crafts! 


Creative Writing Workshop (July 22nd)

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary will be hosting a Creative Writing Workshop from 9:30am- 12pm this Saturday. If you enjoy nature and creative writing, you will love this workshop in Brentwood where participants are invited to write in response to three prompts, surrounded and inspired by the nature of Owl’s Hill!


John. P Holt Brentwood Library Brentwood, TN

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library


The John P. Holt Brentwood Library 

Family Fun Drum Circle (July 22nd): Join The Brentwood Library this Saturday from 10-11:30 am to participate in a Family Fun Drum Circle, no musical ability required!

Cross Stitch & Talk (July 22nd): Gather around to cross-stitch, talk, and participate in a raffle from 10 am- 4 pm!


July Summer Day Camp (July 22nd)

Kool Kids’ Voice Acting day camp shows your child what it takes to become a professional voice actor! Working professionals will assist in a recording studio where your child will practice scripts, play improv games, and learn studio etiquette with a recording engineer. This Kool Kids camp is perfect for kiddos with a creative side!


Franklin, TN Charity Polo Match Kentucky VS Tennessee_Franklin Polo Academy.

Charity Polo Match


Angel Heart Farm Charity Match (July 22nd)

The Franklin Polo Academy will be hosting the Angel Heart Farm Charity Match this Saturday at Harlinsdale Farm. This event will kick off with an opening match between MTSU and FPA at 6 pm before the feature match between Tennessee and Kentucky at 7 pm! Experience an evening of entertainment for a cause with professional polo, family lawn games, half-time stick horse races, and more! 


Live Performances 

Vince Gill: The Franklin Theatre will be hosting their Annual Fundraising Event featuring multi-award-winning country artist Vince Gill this Sunday at 7 pm!

The Sound of Music (July 21-23): Williamson County Parks & Recreation’s Rising Stars will be performing variations of The Sound of Music (Youth Edition) this weekend in Franklin at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park!

JD Souther (July 21st): Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee JD Souther will perform at The Franklin Theatre this Friday at 8 pm! 

Wendy Moten (July 22nd): The Voice finalist and Memphis native Wendy Moten will be at The Franklin Theatre this Saturday at 8 pm! 

The Mike Thomas Band (July 22nd): Eclectic country artist The Mike Thomas Band will be playing in Leiper’s Fork at Fox & Locke this Saturday from 8-10 pm! 


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