Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Julianna Zobrist at Barnes & Noble

WHAT: Singer, author and speaker Julianna Zobrist will be at Barnes and Noble talking about her new book Pull it Off: Removing Your Fears and Putting on Confidence, a book all about learning how to embrace your authentic self and let go of fear.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tues, Sept 25, 6 p – 7 p

WHERE: Barnes and Noble, 1701 Mallory Lane, Brentwood

2. Farm Dinner Series at Amerigo Italian Restaurant

WHAT: Each month, Chef Steven Robilio creates a five-course dinner featuring fresh ingredients from the Franklin Farmers Market, complete with wine and cocktail pairings. The menu changes each month to highlight the flavors of the season, giving guests a reason to return time and time again!

Guests are seated family-style in our private dining rooms for the interactive dinners. Course by course, Chef Steven explains the ingredients and inspiration behind each dish while the Beverage Manager presents the drink pairings. Questions for the Chef are encouraged!

The cost is $50 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required with a credit card number.

Dinner begins promptly at 6:30pm.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Monday, Sept 24 & Tuesday, Sept 25, 6:30pm

WHERE: Amerigo Italian Restaurant, 1656 Westgate Circle, Brentwood

3. State of the Schools

WHAT: Dr. Mike Looney, Superintendent of Williamson County Schools and Dr. David Snowden, Director of Schools of the Franklin Special School District will give a comprehensive update on Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District at a Chamber Luncheon September 25.

Learn more here

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept 25, 11am-1pm

WHERE: Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, 700 Cool Springs Blvd, Franklin

4. Emily Miller at Sidelines Grill


WHAT: Country, bluegrass, and gospel singer/songwriter Emily Miller will be at Sidelines Grill in Spring Hill. Emily has worked with some of the best in the business including Grammy Award winner Tammy Rogers King, Tim Watson, Sheryl Crow, Michael W. Smith and other industry artists throughout Nashville that have exposed her to audiences she never dreamed of.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, Sept 28, 7pm – 10pm

WHERE: Sidelines Grill, 3011 Longford Drive, Suite 13, Spring Hill

5. PredsFest

WHAT: The Nashville Predators are hosting their first-ever PredsFest presented by Cooper Steel on Friday, Sept. 28 from 3 – 10 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena. Activities will be held throughout the afternoon leading up to Smashville’s largest free fan event in franchise history.

In the afternoon at Walk of Fame Park, fans can take part in hockey-centric games and inflatables, visit the FOX Sports Tennessee desk for photos with the Preds broadcast team and mix and mingle with Preds alumni. Fans will also be able to create good luck signs and Christmas cards, one of which will be selected as the team’s official card for the 2018 holidays, press t-shirts and take pictures with our newest banners.

Later in the evening, fans are welcomed inside Bridgestone Arena to skate with Preds alumni (fans will have the chance to pre-register, must provide own skates), experience locker room tours and more.

Food trucks and beverage carts will be open along with a DJ. At 6pm, live music begins and fans can mix and mingle with the Preds’ coaching staff

Get a complete breakdown of the festivities here.

WHEN: Friday, Sept 28, 3pm – 10pm

WHERE: Bridgestone Arena (501 Broadway, Nashville) and Walk of Fame Park (121 4th Ave N)