Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Uncorked – Passport to Patio Wines

WHAT: Puckett’s Boat House hosts an Uncorked Wine Tasting series called “Passport to Patio Wines.” Spring is the perfect time to embrace the warm weather by enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. In this Uncorked session, Puckett’s Boat House has crafted a wine selection that will bring international culture, flavor and history to your household patio party right here in Middle Tennessee.

A sommelier will guide you through the hand-selected wines samplings, you’ll enjoy chef-curated food bites that are carefully paired with each wine for a night of fun and education.

Purchase tickets here.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 6p-8p

WHERE: Puckett’s Boat House, 94 E Main Street, Franklin

2. Walk the Hill at Rippavilla

Enjoy a walk at the beautiful Rippavilla Plantation!

This walk is a little over 1 mile long and is not stroller or wheel chair friendly. If the weather is rainy or snowy the walk will be cancelled.

Chuck who is a docent at Rippavilla will be leading this walk with talks about the history of Rippavilla. Feel free to go at your own pace if you feel like walking a little faster or slower that is perfectly fine!

Those interested in joining the “Walk the Hill” will be given a free T-shirt while supplies last thanks to James Gregory Bearden and the Bearden group!

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, April 27, 8:30a-9:30a

WHERE: Rippavilla Plantation, 4237 Port Royal Rd, Spring Hill

3. Wild & Scenic Film Festival  

WHAT: The 2018 Wild & Scenic Film Festival will show an exciting range of short films, including “PROTECTED: A Wild & Scenic River Portrait” following a river paddler, author, and conservationist Tim Palmer through the enchanting waters of Oregon’s Wild Rivers Coast, which has the highest concentration of National Wild & Scenic Rivers in the US. They are also showing films like, “Standing Tall” about how you can stop the destruction of an iconic Appalachian mountain, along with the history, culture, and memories it created. Other films explore topics like light pollution, cliff jumping and ultra sports, and the importance of wilderness.

Whether you’re an explorer, activist, conservationist, naturalist, paddler, or just love the outdoors, this film festival is sure to leave you inspired and ready to get involved.

Tickets are $10. Purchase tickets here.

WHEN:  Thursday, April 26, 7:15pm

WHERE: Franklin Theatre, 419 Main St, Franklin

4. Way Late Play Date: 90s Sci-Fi


WHAT: It doesn’t matter if you cheered for the Tune Squad or the Monstars… the 1990s were rife with incredible science fiction films! From protecting the world from an asteroid certain to destroy the planet to keeping the peace between humans and extraterrestrials while sporting stylish black suits, this Way Late Play Date will quench your nostalgia and take you on a journey through science inspired by some of your favorite 90s sci-fi films.

Tickets are $35 for not-yet-members and $25 for members and include admission to all exhibits and activities, three beverage tickets (beer, hard cider, or soda), a planetarium show and a souvenir cup.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 6:30p

WHERE:  Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Boulevard

5. Free Outdoor Barre Class

WHAT: Neighborhood Barre Brentwood is hosting a free outdoor Barre class, in front of the Hilton Garden Inn Brentwood.

Bring your yoga mat, sunscreen + H20!

Reserve your spot here.

WHEN: Friday, April 27, 4:30 p – 5:30 p

WHERE: 217 Centerview Dr, Brentwood