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Touch a Truck Comes to Thompson’s Station

Touch a Truck Comes to Thompson’s Station

Don’t forget to mark your calendar and attend Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s annual “Touch a Truck”! This free family friendly event will be held on Saturday, October 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Thompson Station Church, 2604 Thompson Station Road and Columbia Pike. Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to look at, climb on and sound all the bells and whistles on nearly 30 different kinds of large scale construction and public service vehicles.


Kids can paint a toy vehicle to take home at the free craft tent, and families will enjoy a variety of entertainers on the performance stage, including musicians, magicians, and dancers! There will be free face painting and a raffle tent giving away lots of great prizes for the whole family, including cool items such as motorized kid’s vehicles and more! This is a great, hands-on opportunity for children and adults to explore all types of BIG vehicles. This event is for all ages to enjoy! Admission to the event is free; though cost is incurred for concessions from on-site food trucks. Rides on the D&H Railroad trackless train are just $1. Sponsors: The Children’s Academy and Sport Clips.  Supporters: Premier Chiropractic, Lil’ Sluggers (LPG Sports Academy), Merle Norman, Hibbett Sports, Captain D’s, Dreams Do Come True and McDonald’s. Concessions: Moe Better, Kona Ice, D’s Kettle Corn.


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For more information, contact Whitney Osborne at the Longview Recreation Center, (615) 302-0971, ext. 2214.


Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community.  Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For program registration, pass purchasing or additional information, visit  You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook; following us on Twitter at @wc_parksandrec or Instagram at @willcoparksandrec or on Pinterest or YouTube.