Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. 19 Miles to Music Row with Jonathan Jackson

19 Miles to Music Row with Jonathan Jackson

WHAT: Accomplished singer-songwriter for over 20 years, noted 3-time author, and actor Jonathan Jackson will perform as part of the 19 Miles to Music Row event at Franklin First United Methodist Church.

19 Miles to Music Row is a monthly event featuring 4 writers; playing 3 songs each. The evening ends with “Inside the Hits” which features a different professional songwriter each month playing the songs that made them famous.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 1, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

WHERE: Franklin First United Methodist Church, 120 Aldersgate Way, Franklin

2. Book Sale at Nolensville Historic School

Book Sale at Nolensvlle Historical School

WHAT: Held at the Nolensville Historic School, this is the primary fundraiser for the Nolensville Branch Library. Funds raised support library programming, programming supplies, and other library needs. Come shop with us!

WHEN: Tuesday, October 1 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 2 – 9:00am – 7:00pm
Thursday, October 3 – 9:00am – 7:00pm
Friday, October 4 – 9:00am – 7:00pm

WHERE: Nolensville Historical School, 7248 Nolensville Road, Nolensville

3. Night Out Against Crime

WHAT: The Spring Hill PD’s annual community “Night Out Against Crime” event will be held at Port Royal Park on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 5pm to 8pm. There will be vehicles from multiple law enforcement and other public safety agencies there, to include helicopters and fire trucks.

There will also be food trucks, face painting, bounce houses, and the Williamson County Fire/Rescue fire house for kids. Please come and hang out with your local public safety partners.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 1, 5pm – 8pm

WHERE: Port Royal Park, 4285 Port Royal Rd, Spring Hill

4. Fresh Farms Food Tour

Fresh Farms Comes to Franklin

WHAT: Fresh Farms partners with small, family-run growers and orchards to take fresh produce across the country. They are coming to Franklin this week.

They are bringing the following to Franklin:

-Washington Peaches: 10lb for $27 or 25lb for $45
-Washington Green D’Anjou Pears: 10lb for $20 or 20lb for $35
-Honeycrisp Apples: 10lb for $25
-Golden Delicious Apples: 10lb for $20
-Farmer’s Favorite Box: 15lb for $45
-Maple Syrup: 8oz for $15

Reserve your fruit at FreshFarmsUSA.com/shop/ or purchase at the truck!

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 2, 11:30am – 12:30pm

WHERE: 1600 Columbia Ave, Franklin

5. THE GLOW: A Pumpkin Wonderland

The Glow

WHAT: THE GLOW: A Pumpkin Wonderland is returning to Nashville on Oct. 3, offering its enchanting Halloween experience to families, couples and young adults alike. The month-long event, located at the iconic Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage just east of downtown, will feature a pumpkin wonderland with more than 5,000 decorative jack o’ lanterns, a pumpkin patch, live carving demonstrations and many more fun activities.

WHEN: Opens Thursday, Oct 3 and runs through Oct 27. This week’s hours: Thursday, Oct 3 6:45pm – 9pm; Friday, Oct 4 & Saturday, Oct 5 6:45pm – 10pm. More times listed here.

WHERE: The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Hermitage