Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Basket Weaving Class


WHAT:  Join Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary as they engage in the traditional craft of basket weaving with expert weaver Janet Lanier. Attendees will weave a “Catch All” basket. This class is great for beginners.  Also on Saturday, Owl’s Hill is offering a family Geocaching event. See the website for more info.

WHEN: Saturday, Jan, 13 – 9 am

WHERE:  Owl’s Hill Sanctuary

2. Franklin Farmer’s Market

WHAT: Franklin Farmers Market is held year-round in Franklin.  So, if you are starting your Whole 30 diet or just looking for some locally grown produce after a few weeks of indulgence, this is the place to start 2018. But there’s always Ellie’s Doughnuts if you need to cure your sugar craving.

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 6, 9 am – noon

WHERE: The Factory in Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin

3. Unicorn Cake Making Class

WHAT: Join Sugar Drop for a basic buttercream piping class where you will learn all about piping with a star tip to create a fun unicorn cake. Guests will create, sculpt and paint the unicorn horn and ears out of fondant after a basic lesson. Visit the Sugar Drop website for more info.

All supplies are included. This class is perfect for kids ages 10 and older.

WHEN: Monday, Jan. 15, 2p – 3p

WHERE:  Sugar Drop, 7020 Church Street East, Brentwood

4.  Westhaven


WHAT: Texas native Lance Kotara and Colorado belle LeAnna Kaufman are two songwriters that found each other in Nashville.  Their undeniable creative chemistry exploded, forming the duo, Lance and Lea. Join them for an evening of acoustic music. Purchase tickets here. 

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p – 8 p

WHERE: Westhaven Residents Club, 401 Cheltenham Avenue, Franklin

5. Franklin Theatre


WHAT: The Act Too Players will bring to the stage Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, for the first time ever, you have the opportunity to produce this one-of-a-kind musical in your school. The African savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Purchase tickets online here.

WHEN: Friday – Sunday,  Jan. 12-14

WHERE: 419 Main Street, Franklin