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The Franklin Farmer’s Market
Location: The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road
Hours: 8a-1p every Saturday
Local Farmers’ Chili Cook-off
March 25, 9a-12p
Franklin Farmers Market
The farmers at the Franklin Farmers Market will spice things up at the Local Farmers’ Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 25 from 9am till 12noon. Eight meat producing farms will be participating in what has become a free popular event at the market. Customers will be treated to each of the farmers’ special recipe made from either chicken, beef, lamb and even bison! Tasting begins at 9am and customers are invited to cast their ballots in a race to find out which farmer has the best chili. Voting ends at 10:45am with the new Grand Champion announced in front of the market at 11:30am.
March 25, 12p-3p
Nolensville Bark Park, 2310 Rocky Fork Rd
Local pooches and their humans are invited to join Williamson County Parks and Rec for a dog show and expo at the Nolensville Bark Park (Nolensville Park Road, near Nolensville Elementary School and Nolensville First United Methodist Church). It’s free to watch the event. There is a $10 participation fee for pooches who would like to strut their stuff in a performance of showmanship. There will be several competitions, Williamson County Animal Center will be on hand to show off some adoptable dogs, and other vendors will be on site as well.
Spring Hill Lawn & Garden Show
The Barn at Rippavilla
Spring fever? Rippavilla has the remedy – the Spring Hill Lawn & Garden Show in The Barn at Rippavilla March 25 & 26.
The event starts Saturday morning March 25 and goes through Sunday afternoon, all full of activities for all ages. This is also the first public event at the barn at Rippavilla.
While on site, visitors can also tour the mansion and stop by the Spring Hill Bakery located in the gift shop.
Admission for the show only is $5 for anyone 13 or older, and $2 for kids.
To get into the show and get a mansion tour it is $10 for ages 13 and up, $7 for under 13 and free for ages 5 and under.
Also, the first 500 visitors will receive a free Virginia Christmas Pine seedling.
Easter Bunny arrives at CoolSprings Galleria
Put on your bunny ears and hop over to CoolSprings Galleria to welcome the Easter Bunny!
Enjoy music, balloon artists, face painters AND the first 100 kids will enjoy cookie decorating with Great American Cookies!