Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. The Funky Physics of Space Movies

WHAT: Eric Klumpe, a professor in the MTSU Department of Physics and Astronomy, will take a look at Hollywood’s looser adherance to the laws of physics when it comes to their movies in space. Everything from, why is it raining on an asteroid to the impossiblity of surviving a black hole.

All library programs are free and open to the public. Discover more about this event or other library program and services by calling the library at 615-595-1243 x1 or visit the library’s web site at http://wcpltn.org Please be aware that photos and videos may be taken at library events and activities for library use and publicity. Anyone not wanting to have their photo taken should notify library staff at the time of the event or activity.

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WHEN: Monday, June 17, 6pm

WHERE: Williamson County Library

2. Sing A Long Movie Night – “The Greatest Showman”


WHAT: Bring a friend and warm up your voices for a Sing-A-Long Movie Night.
Cost is $5 and all proceeds go towards a mission trip. Popcorn and drinks will be available.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, June 21, 7pm

WHERE: The Building Block School for the Arts, 1309 South Main St, Columbia

3. White Crane Pop Up Dinner at Franklin Mercantile Deli

WHAT: This is a four-course dinner centered around the summer harvest of middle Tennessee. Beer and wine will be available for purchase upon arrival or a ten dollar cork fee if you bring your own. This an exciting and intimate way to dine with emphasis on southern hospitality. This event will have two seatings. One at 6:00 and another at 7:30. 

Cost is $75 per person.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, June 21, 6pm

WHERE: Franklin Mercantile Deli, 100 4th Ave N, Franklin

4. 2Country4Nashville at Pancho’s

WHAT: The 2Country4Nashville Duo will have a Thursday night residency during the month of June at Panchos in Spring Hill. Jo-el & LeAnne Ulmer, the husband/wife, traditional country music duo, “2Country4Nashville”, sing all your favorite traditional country music hits made famous by legends like Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash, Waylon Jennings, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, Buck Owens, Conway & Loretta, just to name a few. And Jo-el’s voice can sound amazingly just like his legendary and living heroes of country music.

WHEN: Thursday, June 20, 6pm

WHERE: Pancho’s, 120 Kedron Pkwy, Spring Hill

5. Aladdin Jr

WHAT: The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s children’s theatre group, the Rising Stars will present the musical Aladdin Jr. at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave., Franklin.

Disney’s Aladdin Jr. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant wishes. With expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the
beloved story will delight all ages.

Tickets are $10 each and available at www.wcparksandrec.com. Follow the link activities/community events.

WHEN: Performance dates are Friday, June 21, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 22 at
3:00 p.m.* and 7:00 p.m.; and a Sunday matinee on June 23 at 2:00 p.m.

* This play will include a sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. This performance is designed to create a more comfortable experience for those with sensitivity to sensory input. Families should feel free to bring comforting objects and noise-reducing headphones. A sign language interpreter will also be available.

WHERE: Williamson County Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave, Franklin