Dickens of a Christmas Introduces Mobile App

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The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN’s 34th annual Dickens of a Christmas will return to downtown Franklin on Saturday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, with a new festival mobile app available to download for Apple and Google.

Dickens of a Christmas is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Some attractions will involve a small fee.

Below is a full schedule of live music and entertainment.

Saturday, Dec. 8: Guitar Center Main Stage:

9:45 a.m.: Welcome and Official Ribbon-Cutting
10 a.m.: Remarks from presenting sponsor First Citizens National Bank
10:15 – 10:25 a.m.: Legacy Dance
10:30 – 10:40 a.m.: Bell Buckle Morris (Rapper Dancers)
10:40 – 10:50 a.m.: Bell Buckle Morris (Garland Dancers)
11 – 11:10 a.m.: Dancing Divas
11:20 – 11:40 a.m.: Franklin High School Choir
11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.: Belles of Franklin
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.: Taylon Hope
1 – 1:45 p.m.: Festive Victorian Beard Contest sponsored by Lucky Scruff
2 – 2:20 p.m.: Southern Academy of Irish Dance
2:45 – 3:05 p.m.: A Christmas to Remember
4 p.m.: Town Sing led by Kandi McIntyre & the Grace Chapel Worship Team

4th Avenue Stage: 
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.: Callie Hopper
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Morgan Clark
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.: Haylee Dawn
1 – 1:30 p.m.: Flat Creek Dancers
1:45 – 2:15 p.m.: Sydney St. James
2:20 – 2:30 p.m.: Bell Buckle Morris (Garland Dancers)
2:30 – 3 p.m.: Radio Farm
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Flat Creek Dancers

Sunday, Dec 9-Guitar Center Main Stage:

10:45 a.m.: Welcome and Remarks
11:05 – 11:30 a.m.: Centennial High School Band
11:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.: Centennial High School Guitar Ensemble
1:05 – 1:35 p.m.: Joseph Shackleford
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: Victorian Costume Contest, prizes provided by Performance Studios 2:45 – 3:05 p.m.: Brian Henderson & J.J. Higgins
3:50 p.m.: Town Sing (procession to Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church)

4th Avenue Stage:
11 – 11:30 a.m.: Radio Farm
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Callie Hopper
12:30 – 1 p.m.: Taylon Hope
1:15 – 1:45 p.m.: A Christmas to Remember
2 – 2:30 p.m.: Flat Creek Dancers

Franklin Transit shuttles will be running to and from The Park at Harlinsdale Farm to downtown Franklin for $1 each way. The shuttles will run Dec. 8 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Dec. 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The last shuttle of the day will depart 15 minutes prior. No pets except service dogs, non-folding strollers, or food or drink except bottled water is allowed on the trolleys. For handicap accessible parking, please use the 2nd and 4th Avenue garages or the trolleys, as all Franklin Transit vehicles are ADA accessible.

Sponsors and key supporters include First Citizens National Bank, City of Franklin, The Heritage at Brentwood, GSRM Law, Hyundai of Cool Springs, MARS Petcare, Guitar Center, Hippie Radio 94.5, Mix 92.9 and JACKfm.

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