2 days ago

Weekend Round-Up: Hello, Dolly Style

* Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts w/Kristin Andreassen and The Minnows at Fond Object downtown (535 Fourth Ave. S.)

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* Mozart's 261st Birthday Celebration feat. Nashville Concerto Orchestra (noon) at St. George's Episcopal Church (4715 Harding Pike)

    Weekend Round-Up: Hello, Dolly Style
    Photo: Michael W. Bunch; Treatments: Gonzo the Great Salutations, Creamsters, and a happy Friday to ya. And a very, very happy birthday to one of the best and most prolific singers and songwriters, savviest businesspersons and most generous philanthropists on the planet: Dolly Rebecca Parton.
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2 days ago

102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018

...and accompanying adults — Letterpress Art Workshop at the museum's Hatch Show Print facility at 224 Fifth Ave. S. at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Attendees need a program pass to guarantee admission...

The Franklin Farmers Market is open seasonally on Saturdays at the back of The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, and in addition to the produce, features live music and family events, including a Tomato Festival in July and a watermelon festival in August. Details: Franklinfarmersmarket.com.

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Vanderbilt's Dyer Observatory, 1000 Oman Drive, Brentwood, has "Open House Days" 9 a.m.-noon the first Tuesday of most months. Make a reservation and get a tour of the observatory and star chamber and look through the solar telescope. Details: www.dyer.vanderbilt.edu.

...on Wednesdays and 1 p.m.- sunset on Saturdays at Radnor Lake State Park at 1160 Otter Creek Road. You can also make a reservation to enjoy a sunrise or sunset canoe float at...

Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree tapes at 10 p.m. almost every Saturday, with free admission at the Texas Troubadour Theatre, 2416 Music Valley Drive. It airs at midnight on WSM 650-AM. Details: 615-255-7503 or www.ernesttubb.com.

...can take a self-guided tour almost any time during daylight hours. The park, at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd., also has an outdoor hands-on fossil collection site where visitors are encouraged to dig...

Tennessee Agricultural Museum, 440 Hogan Road, has an extensive collection of home and farm artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries...

The interactive all-age "sprayground" at Cumberland Park at 592 S. First St. is open May 26 - Sept. 3, with fountains that range from ones that spray tiny...

Bells Bend Park and Outdoor Center, at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd., has an array of fun programming too, including night hikes, scavenger hunts, archaeology programs, birding...

Nashville's 24th annual Movies in the Park will be in Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., on Thursdays in June. There is pre-movie fun, including games, giveaways, food trucks and other vendors, and the movies begin at dusk. Details: 615-862-8400.

The City of Franklin offers outdoor family movies at Pinkerton Park, at 405 Murfreesboro Road in Franklin. Details: 615-550-6947 or Franklin-gov.com/government/parks.

Hip Donelson Farmers Market is a music and market combo with produce and live music on Friday nights in the summer at 2730 Lebanon Road (the old Two Rivers Ford, now Ace Hardware parking lot). Details: Hipdonelsonfarmersmarket.org.

...giving visitors a good look at the lives of the early settlers. It is at 170 First Ave. N. Details: 615-862-8400...

The Upper Room Chapel and Museum, at 1908 Grand Ave., has special exhibits at Christmas and Easter, as well as a permanent collection of international...

...been an annual Fourth of July event since 2007. It takes place at East Park, 700 Woodland St. rain-or-shine, starting with a parade of fire trucks and free hot chicken samples...

    102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018
    When it comes to finding things to do in the Nashville area, my motto is always "if it's free, its for me." And here in Middle Tennessee in 2018, there is plenty for my list. This Nashville Symphony's outdoor concert series is a perennial summer favorite, with the full symphony playing outdoor concerts at various Middle Tennessee locations in June.
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6 days ago

Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County through Jan. 22

Factory at Franklin is located at 230 Franklin Road.

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Franklin Theatre is located at 419 Main St. Tickets are $25-$40. To buy, visit franklintheatre.com.

    Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County through Jan. 22
    Bite into the first-ever Franklin Taco and Tequila Festival Saturday afternoon, Jan. 20, at the Factory at Franklin's Liberty Hall. Admission is $20, which provides access to the festival plus five tokens to exchange for tacos, beer, margaritas and tequila at the event.
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Jan 14

More snow coming? Highs in the 40s for MLK Day, but flurries could return

Room In The Inn (705 Drexel Street, Nashville) will be open all day Sunday.

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Sunday night, Metro is running an overflow shelter in the Vaughn Building at the Nashville Fairgrounds (500 Wedgewood Ave.) opening 7:30 p.m. through 10 a.m. Monday.

    More snow coming? Highs in the 40s for MLK Day, but flurries could return
    CLOSE After a brief melt, more snow could blanket Middle Tennessee on Monday night into Tuesday morning. Highs are predicted in the mid-40s on Monday, a welcome warm-up for Martin Luther King Day celebrations across Middle Tennessee. Flurries could return later that evening, though.
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Jan 11

Police search for Brentwood pharmacy suspect

Police said it happened Monday around 9 p.m. at the Kroger store at 210 Franklin Road.

    Police search for Brentwood pharmacy suspect
    Police in Brentwood are searching for a man accused of robbing a Kroger pharmacy earlier this week.
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Jan 08

Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County, Jan 12-14

The market is open 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the shed behind the Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road.

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The Franklin Theatre is located at 419 Main St. Visit franklintheatre.com for tickets or more information.

    Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County, Jan 12-14
    Hunt for treasure at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. Attendees can hike around the woods using a GPS or smartphone to find geocaches hidden in containers. This activity is free and serves as an introduction to geocaching for beginners. Visit owlshill.org to register.
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Jan 06

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Jan 02

Nashville Humane Association added 3 new phot...

There IS Room At The Inn! We’re so happy to report that Room In The Inn is now sheltering people and their pets on these very cold Nashville nights. We just dropped off pet supplies to make the overnight stays more comfortable. It warms all of our hearts here at Nashville Humane Association that this program is now in place. Thanks to ALL in Nashville who made this Pilot Program possible!

    Nashville Humane Association
    Nashville Humane Association, Nashville, Tennessee. 37K likes. Nashville Humane Association www.nashvillehumane.org 213 Oceola Avenue Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-352-1010 Fax: 615-352-4111
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Dec 16

"Music City Roots" will move into a new build...

"Music City Roots" will move into a new building on Sixth Avenue South and Peabody Street in downtown Nashville. The music variety show will join Yee-Haw Brewing Co. and Ole Smoky Moonshine in the facility. Music will play day and night at the new downtown facility.

    'Music City Roots' headed to Nashville, leaving The Factory at Franklin
    CLOSE After three years in The Factory at Franklin, "Music City Roots" will move to Nashville in 2018. "Liberty Hall in The Factory at Franklin has been a beautiful home for MCR since July of 2014," "Music City Roots" co-producer Craig Havighurst said in the group's announcement.
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Dec 16

Dec 15

8 ways to ring in the new year in Franklin

If you go: The event is $75 per person. Reservations are limited; call 615-599-4995 to book a table. Saffire is in The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. For more information, visit www.saffirerestaurant.com. 

    8 ways to ring in the new year in Franklin
    On Dec. 31, people across Williamson County will come together to celebrate the countdown to a new year. Many toasts will be made in praise of the endless possibilities of fresh starts and new beginnings. The celebrants at one well-loved Franklin eatery may adopt a more commemorative tone for their New Year's toasts.
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Dec 14

Jackalope Invites You to 'Tot Up' for Tots

...as opposed to a pop-up) restaurant on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at the brewery at 701 Eighth Ave. S. Golden Roots Nashville will fry up the tots, and Jackalope will pair their beers with...

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...a drop-off spot for toy donations. You can deliver toys to Inner Light at 2227 10th Ave. S. Monday-Friday, 5:30-7 p.m., or Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.-1...

    Jackalope Invites You to 'Tot Up' for Tots
    Everyone has probably heard of " Toys for Tots ," the U.S. Marine Corps initiative to gather presents for children in need, and that's a fantastic program, but we really don't pay enough attention to the possibilities of the "tots" part of the equation. At least until now. Jackalope Brewing Co.
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Dec 14

14 free things to do this week

Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

...Snow Lay on the Ground,” “A Stable Prayer,” and “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” 108 7th Ave. S. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000...

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Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal), 900 Broadway, will hold its annual Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m. Details: christcathedral.org or 615-255-7729.

...Greg Biggs, Dr. Thomas Flagel, Dr. Bobby Lovett and John Scales.  The fort is at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd. Details: fortnegley@nashville.gov or 615-862-8470...

    14 free things to do this week
    CLOSE If you are looking for free fun for this weekend and in the week ahead, you are in luck, with lots of holiday (and other) offerings. It is a big weekend at Nashville Farmers Market, with the expanded Friday Night Batch Holiday Marketplace in the market house, with shopping, beverages, food, Santa, carolers, and family friendly activities.
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Dec 12

Music City Roots Plans Return to Nashville

...ll take the show on the road until their new home is ready at the 6th & Peabody development in SoBro. The space is expected to open in the second half of 2018...

    Music City Roots Plans Return to Nashville
    Music City Roots is on the move again. The Americana-centric variety show left its home at the Loveless Barn in 2014 for bigger digs at Liberty Hall inside The Factory at Franklin. A post by MCR 's Craig Havighurst confirms that the program broadcast live on Wednesday, Dec.
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Dec 11

'Music City Roots' headed to Nashville, leaving The Factory at Franklin

"Music City Roots" will move into a new building on Sixth Avenue South and Peabody Street in downtown Nashville. The music variety show will join Yee-Haw Brewing Co. and Ole Smoky Moonshine in the facility. Music will play day and night at the new downtown facility.

    'Music City Roots' headed to Nashville, leaving The Factory at Franklin
    CLOSE After three years in The Factory at Franklin, "Music City Roots" will move to Nashville in 2018. "Liberty Hall in The Factory at Franklin has been a beautiful home for MCR since July of 2014," "Music City Roots" co-producer Craig Havighurst said in the group's announcement.
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Dec 11

East Tennessee Distillery, Brewery Team Up with Music City Roots for New SoBro Project

Ole Smoky Distillery and Yee-Haw Brewing Company will collaborate with Music City Roots on 6th & Peabody, a venue located at 423 Sixth Ave. S. that will feature a distillery, brewery, live...

...Brewing Company will collaborate with Music City Roots on 6th & Peabody, a venue located at 423 Sixth Ave. S. that will feature a distillery, brewery, live music, bars, tasting rooms, and beer and bottle...

    East Tennessee Distillery, Brewery Team Up with Music City Roots for New SoBro Project
    Two of East Tennessee's most well-known alcoholic beverage brands are teaming up with a popular Nashville musical variety show to open a new entertainment complex in SoBro next year. Ole Smoky Distillery andYee-Haw Brewing Company will collaborate with Music City Roots on 6th & Peabody, a venue located at 423 Sixth Ave.
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Dec 11

Music City Roots, Ole Smoky Distillery, Yee-Haw Brewing To Open Entertainment Complex

...expand its presence with a new entertainment complex in Nashville’s SoBro area. The venue, 6th & Peabody, will include a distillery, brewery, live music, bars, tasting rooms, beer and bottle shops, and...

    Music City Roots, Ole Smoky Distillery, Yee-Haw Brewing To Open Entertainment Complex
    Print This Post Ole Smoky Distillery is joining forces with Yee-Haw Brewing Company and Music City Roots to expand its presence with a new entertainment complex in Nashville's SoBro area. The venue, 6 th & Peabody, will include a distillery, brewery, live music, bars, tasting rooms, beer and bottle shops, and merchandise.
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Dec 07

Holiday arts and theater events in full swing

Performance is at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 13) at Jamison Theater at The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. Tickets are $30-$85, available at StudioTenn.com

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The Jalan-Jalan showroom is at 2503 Winford Ave.  LeQuire Gallery is at 4304 Charlotte Ave.  It’s hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.  

The Jalan-Jalan showroom is at 2503 Winford Ave.  LeQuire Gallery is at 4304 Charlotte Ave.  It’s hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.  

Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 6 p.m. Sunday at The Theater Bug, 4809 Gallatin Pike (in the back building of New Life Baptist Church). Tickets are $5, available at www.ticketsnashville.com.

Channel to Channel is at 507 Hagan St. in the Packing Plant.  In addition Drink-n-Draw sessions, its hours are 1-6 p.m. Thursday, 1-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  There will not be any sessions Dec. 24-Dec. 31.  

The Frist is at 919 Broadway.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday.  Admission is $12; $9 for seniors and college students; $7 for active military; free for members and kids 18 and younger. 

    Holiday arts and theater events in full swing
    LeQuire Gallery and Jalan-Jalan Antiques have teamed up to host a unique holiday exhibition and shopping experience 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Presenting "Stone-Flesh-Paint," an exhibition by Canadian, New York-based artist Maggie Rose, the Nashville retailers will display the selection of large and small scale paintings throughout Jalan-Jalan's showroom of rare, museum-quality Indonesian antiques.
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Dec 06

Review: Studio Tenn sparks imagination with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

Where: Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road

    Review: Studio Tenn sparks imagination with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'
    There are some stories that seem to grow deeper with each retelling. That's certainly the case with C.S. Lewis' unforgettable novel "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." But as many times - and different ways - as Lewis' tale has been told, there's something quite lovely about Studio Tenn Theatre Company 's current staging.
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Dec 01

Weekend Round-Up: Divine Miss M Style

* Ordinary Madmen w/Sky Temple Blues & Black Moon Mother at Fond Object downtown (535 Fourth Ave. S.)

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* Biyo w/Jonie & Bantug at WELD (90 Oceanside Drive)

    Weekend Round-Up: Divine Miss M Style
    Photo: Gonzo the Great Salutations, Creamsters, and a happy Friday to ya. In our own special way (e.g., with a dumb Photoshop), we'd like to wish a very happy birthday of Bette Midler, one of the most versatile singers in the game, who's ready and willing to speak truth to power.
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Dec 01

Actors delight in Dickens of a Christmas roles

230 Franklin Road, Franklin 

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419 Main St., Franklin

    Actors delight in Dickens of a Christmas roles
    The holidays are in full swing in Williamson County. Opportunities abound for newcomers and natives alike to savor the season with area events. In its 33rd year, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County 's Dickens of a Christmas festival will once again transform the historic downtown district into an old-fashioned Victorian village as 200 characters, dancers, strolling carolers and entertainers fill the streets in their period costumes.
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Nov 26

Studio Tenn makes magic with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

Where: Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road

    Studio Tenn makes magic with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'
    One of literature's most treasured works comes to life this weekend, as Studio Tenn Theatre Company presents "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Based on C.S. Lewis' unforgettable novel and adapted by Joseph Robinette, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" follows four siblings who discover an enchanted wardrobe that leads them to the mystical land of Narnia.
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Nov 24

Funeral Services Announced For Mel Tillis

...27 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Sykes Funeral Home (424 Franklin St.) in Clarksville, Tennessee. A public funeral service will begin promptly at 3:00 p.m...

    Funeral Services Announced For Mel Tillis
    Print This Post Funeral arrangements have been announced for the late Mel Tillis who passed away early Sunday morning, November 19. Visitation for Tillis will be held on Monday, November 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Sykes Funeral Home (424 Franklin St.) in Clarksville, Tennessee.
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