Williamson Weekend: 5 Things to do This Weekend

1. Swanky Plank Vintage & Antique Marketplace

WHAT: If you are interested in antiques and vintage items, Swanky Plank Vintage & Antique Marketplace is where you want to be this weekend. Dealers will offer primitives, 19th-century furniture, rare advertising items, delicate table linens and quilts, cast iron, glassware and even vintage clothing. Artisans will offer handcrafted pottery and jewelry designers will be on site showcasing their unique works-of-art sure to become collector’s items.

Aside from shopping, food vendors will be on site and you can enjoy lunch while listening to live music on the shady lawn near the fountain. Tours of the historic mansion will also be available.

Proceeds from the event support the preservation of the antebellum home and its educational programming. Rippavilla, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) historic site and does not receive Federal or State monies for operating expenses

WHEN: July 13-15

Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15, the market will run from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., admission is $7 per person. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for Friday and Saturday. Tour the mansion for an additional $5 per person.

WHERE: Rippavilla Plantation, 5700 Main St, Spring Hill TN 37174

2. Movies by Moonlight

WHAT: Revive Church is kicking off their 2017 Movies by Moonlight season with Trolls. Enjoy a juice and/or popsicle from Lokale Juice. Grab a troll wig and take a pic with friends in the photo booth courtesy of @Kain and Able Entertainment and see the Lip Sync Battle before the show!

WHEN: Movie starts at dusk, around 8pm.

WHERE: Revive Church, 7198 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, Tennessee 37135

3.  Tomato Festivals

WHAT: Celebrate the tomato this weekend at the Franklin Farmer’s Market and the Nolensville Market, where they will be hosting Tomato Festivals.

At the Franklin Farmer’s Market, Chef Steven Robilio will be offering free tasting samples of his Caprese Salad recipe. You can also vote for the best tasting Heirloom and Standard Tomato by tasting free tomato samples from local farmers with the winners announced at 11:00am. Enjoy free kids games, craft activities, and face painting! The farmers will have over 5,000 tomatoes from over 30 different tomato varieties including the largest selection of Heirloom tomatoes in Tennessee.

At the Nolensville Farmer’s Market, you can sample different varieties of tomatoes, enjoy some tomato inspired dishes. There will also be a tomato photo booth and more fun activities!

WHEN: Sat, July 15
Franklin Farmer’s Market Tomato Festival: 8a-1pm
Nolensville Farmer’s Market: 8a-12p

WHERE: Franklin Farmer’s Market: At The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
Nolensville Farmer’s Market: 7248 Nolensville Road, Nolensville, TN 37138

4. Pickin’ in the Park

WHAT: The Spring Hill Pickin’ in the Park is a monthly outdoor, family-friendly event featuring local musicians and songwriters in and around the Spring Hill community. 

WHEN: July 15, 5:30p-7:30p

WHERE: Red Oak Pavilion at Harvey Park at 4001 Miles Johnson Pkwy Spring Hill, TN 37174

5. Experience Spring Hill

WHAT: The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce is hosting a new, free family event this weekend called “Experience Spring Hill.” There will be a Kids Zone with free childcare provided by Spring Hill Day School. Attendees also won’t want to miss the “Man Cave” set up for anyone looking to escape the shopping excitement to view what is happening in the world of sports and entertainment.

With the theme of “Shop. Eat. Play”, adults and children alike will enjoy a great day of family fun with something for everyone. The best retailers and services in town will have clothing and accessories, home goods, and more, all available for purchase. In addition, there will be plenty of options in the Food Garden as the finest Spring Hill has to offer in culinary delight will be selling their delicious items.

WHEN: July 15, 10a-2p

WHERE: Summit High School, 2830 Twin Lakes Dr. Spring Hill, TN 37174

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Andrea Hinds
Andrea has always loved the written word. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Belmont University. Both sides of her family have lived in Williamson County for generations, so writing for Williamson Source is the perfect fit. She loves to hear stories of what Williamson County was like when her parents and grandparents were young and to write about this ever evolving county is truly special for her.

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