Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Historic Rural Life Festival

WHAT: Historic Rural Life Festival – Held on Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10, this annual event is a great opportunity for children to discover the rural past of Tennessee, enjoy old-time activities, see honey bees in an observation beehive and touch farm animals too! Your group will see the crafts and chores that were a routine part of farm life before the advent of electricity. Butter churning, spinning, blacksmithing, weaving and pottery making are just a few of the activities. You can stop under shade trees for shingle making and wood-working activities with Tennessee State Foresters! Schedule:

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, May 9 – 9:00 am till Noon Friday, May 10 – 9:00 am till Noon

WHERE: Tennessee Agriculture Museum,440 Hogan Road, Nashville

2. Acoustic Storytime

WHAT: Enjoy LIVE music and stories as Jason Gray hosts the monthly series, Acoustic Storytime, featuring Building 429, Hannah Kerr, and Finding Favour.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 7, doors open at 6:45 pm, showtime is at 7:00 pm

WHERE: The Well Coffeehouse, 690 Old Hickory Blvd, Brentwood

3. Trivia at Hoss’ Loaded Burgers


WHAT: You’ve all heard about them, now it’s time to enjoy Hoss’ Loaded Burgers, now with #LiveTrivia nights. Beginning Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 pm, and then every Wednesday night. Always FREE to play.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 8, 7 pm

WHERE: Hoss’ Loaded Burgers, 515 Burkitt Commons Ave, Nolensville

4. Edible Gardens – Garden Talk Series

WHAT: Discover what veggies and herbs grow best here in Middle Tennessee. Learn what grows well together as well as what doesn’t work. We’ll include some recipes for using your garden’s harvest.

Presented by the Williamson County Master Gardeners Association Speakers Bureau.

Due to the popularity of the gardening talk programs, registration is required for each individual planning to attend. Do not add additional people in the note field as we will not be able to guarantee them a seat.

All library programs are free and open to the public. Learn more about this event or other library program and services by calling the library at 615-595-1243 or visit the library’s web site at http://wcpltn.org/

WHEN: Monday, May 6, 1 pm – 3 pm

WHERE: Williamson County Library, 1314 Columbia Ave, Franklin

5. Inflatable Open Play!

Bring your kids to Let it Shine to play on ALL our INFLATABLES!

This is a supervised play time where children ages 1-6 can come out on the floor and play. Parents must come out on the floor with their child.

This will take place in our Tumble Gym.

$8.00 per child, cash or check. No registration is required, just drop in and have fun!

Learn more here.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 8, 9:15 am – 10:45 am

WHERE: Let it Shine Gymnastics, 1892 General George Patton Dr, Franklin

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