Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Andrew Marshall Dorff Memorial Benefit Concert

WHAT: The Inaugural Andrew Marshall Dorff Memorial Benefit Concert will celebrate the amazing songs of Andrew Dorff, an acclaimed songwriter who’s had over 70 songs cut with 5 No. 1 hits, on October 2 at 7:30 pm at the Franklin Theatre. 

Confirmed to perform are artists and songwriters Hunter Hayes, Jeffrey Steele, Lori McKenna, Levi Hummon, Jonathan Singleton, Frank Ray, Rodney Clawson, Tom Douglas, Mark Irwin, and Tommy Lee James. All proceeds will benefit pediatric oncology initiatives at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the principal beneficiary of The Andrew Marshal Dorff Memorial Fund. Tickets are available today at www.franklintheatre.com.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tues, Oct 2, 7:30p

WHERE: Franklin Theatre, 416 Main St, Franklin

2. BrainBlast Bingo at The Mockingbird Restaurant

WHAT: This isn’t your Grandma’s bingo!!!

Head on over to The Mockingbird Restaurant this Thursday (and every Thursday for BrainBlast Bingo Express! 5 rounds of bingo done the BrainBlast way! Prizes after each round! Grab your family, come hungry and have some fun!

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WHEN: Thursday, Oct 4, 6:00pm

WHERE: The Mockingbird Restaurant, 3035 Reserve Blvd, Spring Hill

3. Florence and the Machine: The High as Hope Tour

WHAT: Florence + the Machine with special guest Billie Eilish comes to Bridgestone this week. “High as Hope” was released June 29. The tour, which is produced by Live Nation, launched August 5 in Montreal. Support acts at various dates include St. Vincent, Kamasi Washington, Billie Eilish, Beth Ditto, Grizzly Bear, Perfume Genius and Wet. “High as Hope” was entirely written by frontwoman Florence Welch, and marked her first time co-producing (alongside Emile Haynie) one of her band’s albums.

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WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 2, 7pm

WHERE: Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville

4. Tennessee State Museum Grand Opening


WHAT: The Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at its new location on the corner of Rosa Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Grand opening events will take place throughout the weekend. Special hours for the Opening: Thursday, Oct. 4: 1:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7: 1 – 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Columbus Day Holiday)

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct 4

WHERE: Tennessee State Museum, 100 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville

5. Sip, Shop & Fall Trunk Show at Vintage 615

WHAT: Vintage 615 in Spring Hill is hosting a fall trunk show, featuring gift items, clothes, accessories, home décor, and kitchen items. It’s a great opportunity to go ahead and stock up on holiday gifts!

Get a sneak peek of the kinds of items you’ll find at the trunk show here:

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct 4, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

WHERE: Vintage 615, 5075 Main St, Spring Hill