Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Little Shop of Horrors

WHAT: Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s award-winning children’s theatre group The Star Bright Players will present Little Shop of Horrors.

This deviously delectable sci-fi musical smash has an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who happens upon a strange plant, which he affectionately names “Audrey II” after his crush at the shop. Little does he know that this strange and unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice, a potty mouth, and an unquenchable thirst for HUMAN BLOOD. As Audrey II grows bigger and meaner, the carnivorous plant promises limitless fame and fortune to Seymour, as long as he continues providing a fresh supply of blood. Over time, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s extra-terrestrial origins and drive for world-domination.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thurs, May 2, 7pm
Fri, May 3, 7pm
Sat, May 4 , 7pm
Sun, May 5 – 2pm

WHERE: Freedom Middle School, 750 Hwy 96W, Franklin

2. Derek Hough: Live! The Tour

WHAT: From the EMMY® award-winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-ever solo tour for the dynamo. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Derek’s magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Derek explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between. Creative team and two-time EMMY® winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as NappyTabs (Jennifer Lopez: All I Have Residency; Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour; GRAMMYs® creative direction), will co-create, direct and supervise choreography for the tour.

Purchase tickets here.

WHEN: Thursday, May 2, 7:30pm

WHERE: Grand Ole Opry, 2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville

3. Eat the Street


WHAT: Eat the Street, Franklin’s food truck-themed fundraiser, returns on May 3, 2019 at Bicentennial Park in Franklin.

Since 2012, area food trucks have gathered to serve hundreds of enthusiastic diners, and to support the 21st District Recovery Court.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, May 3, 5p – 10p

WHERE: Bicentennial Park, located at Hillsboro Rd & 3rd Ave S., Franklin

4. Brothers’ Burger Hosts Get to meet your Neighbor Night

WHAT: Brothers’ Burger is inviting the community to come out this week and get to know your neighbor. There will be live music by Marcus White and drink specials: 2 for 1 on all Crafts, Wine and Well Drinks and $2 off the Cocktail Menu.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 30, 6pm

WHERE: Brothers’ Burger, 7240 Nolensville Pike, Nolensville

5. Storytime with The Little Mermaid


WHAT: Everyone’s favorite mermaid has come to shore again for another free storytime at Brilliant Sky Brentwood! She will be swimming in at 10am for the storytime and will stay afterward for a meet and greet.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, May 2, 11am – 12pm

WHERE: Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, 1705 Mallory Lane, Brentwood

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