Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Franklin’s Tacos & Tequila Festival

WHAT: The First Annual Franklin Taco and Tequila Festival will include a variety of Tacos from local vendors and Tequilas for you to get your fill. Live music on site will help set the fiesta mood. Be one of the first to sample Mojo’s Tacos which will be coming soon to The Factory.

With the purchase of your ticket, you’ll get 5 tokens you can exchange for Tacos and Tequila. You’ll also be able to purchase more tokens during the event. Purchase your ticket online here. 

WHEN: Saturday, Jan, 20- noon – 6 p

WHERE:  Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin

2. Franklin Farmer’s Market

franklin farmers 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. 20, 9 am – noon

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

3. 3 Desserts Every Cook Should Know


WHAT: Up your dessert game with three classic crowd-pleasers. Get hands-on practice whipping up a decadent chocolate mousse and making flaky tartlets with tangy lemon curd. Plus, you’ll learn how to spice up a traditional baked custard and show you how to easily—and safely!—use a kitchen blowtorch. Purchase your class online here. 

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 20, 9:30 a – noon

WHERE:  Sur La Table, 211 Franklin Road, Brentwood

4.  Mantra Ales


WHAT: Detox and retox with a weekly free yoga class at Mantra Artisan Ales Taproom. Each Saturday, Mantra offer san hour-long, all level yoga class with complimentary beer of choice offered post workout. While the class and the pint are free, Mantra asks that attendees make an open donation toward the charity of their choosing.

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 20, 10:30 a – 11:30 a

WHERE: Mantra Ales, 216 Noah Drive, Franklin

5. Franklin Theatre


WHAT: The Gateway Chamber Orchestra (GCO) is proud to present the first concert of 2018, The Masterworks Series: Historic Pairing. Williamson Source readers will receive a 30 discount off ticket prices by using the code -GCOHP. Purchase your tickets online here. 

This concert features pieces that commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the GCO. The works performed will be Clint Needham’s Urban Sprawl, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Serenade for Winds in C-minor and Richard Strauss’s Le bourgeois gentilhomme.
Clint Needham’s high energy Urban Sprawl sets the stage for a memorable anniversary. The GCO tackles Strauss’ daunting score, Le bourgeois gentilhomme, nine years to the week since it first paired Mozart and Strauss in its inaugural installment of its Grammy-nominated “Wind Serenades.”

WHEN: Monday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p

WHERE: 419 Main Street, Franklin