Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Annual Spring Hill Art Walk 

 

WHAT: The annual Spring Hill Art Walk is a fun, family-friendly event packed with artistic talent of all kinds as well as musical performers. The Art Walk starts at the Old Spring Hill High School and ends on the front lawn of Ferguson Hall on Main Street. Businesses, churches and front lawns host artists who show and can sell their work. Artists from all over the area are welcome to join.

The Art Walk also includes live music throughout the event, food trucks, and free children’s art activities. If you are a musician, food truck or business that would like to participate, email info@springhillartscenter.org. Local schools participate by showing student work and this year there will be a Junior Artist Division for artists under 18 that would like to show.

WHEN: Saturday, October 20, 2 p – 7 p

WHERE: Main Street, Spring Hill

2. City Farmhouse Pop-Up Show

 

WHAT: The City Farmhouse Fall Pop-up Fair kicks off Friday, October 19, at 9 am with a First Shop of the Fair breakfast at the Factory in Franklin. The long running shopping event features 35 vendors from 15 states showcasing antique and vintage wares, antique rugs, jewelry, and art. General admission begins at noon on Friday until 5 pm, and again all day on Saturday, October 20 from 9 am to 4 pm. First Shop of the Fair tickets are $35.00 and can be purchased online at cityfarmhouseFranklin.com or at the door the day of the show. General Admission is $12.00 at the door both days.

WHEN: Friday, October 19-20, 9 a – 5p, 9 a – 4 p

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

3. Boiling Springs Academy Open House

 

WHAT: The Boiling Spring Academy is a restored 1830 one room school house located in Primm Historic Park on Moores Lane which will be open for visitors on Sunday, October 21. The park is the site of two National Register properties: Boiling Spring Academy established as a school in 1830, and a prehistoric Native American Mound Site, 900-1500 (A.D.). The site was excavated in the 1920’s by the Smithsonian and is known as the Fewkes Site.

Primm Historic Park contains some of the most important historical and cultural resources in Tennessee. As urban areas grow, historical sites are quickly disappearing. This park in particular is a microcosm of Tennessee history representing prehistoric Native American culture and education of the 1800’s.

WHEN: Sunday, October 21, 2 p – 4 p

WHERE: 8327 Moores Lane, Brentwood

4. Paul Aldrich and Friends

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WHAT: It’s a night of comedy, stories, and songs. Paul Aldrich will be joined by American Idol songwriting winner Regie Hamm and musician Randy Stonehill. Tickets are $25 at the door, $15 for a group rate.

 WHEN: Friday, October 19, 7:30 p

WHERE: Generations Church, 408 Church Street, Franklin

5. Cheekwood Harvest Festival

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WHAT: It wouldn’t be fall without a visit the Cheekwood. Go see their renowned pumpkin house, filled with over 400 gourds, then pick your favorite pumpkin from the patch and take it home for carving, painting, and decorating. On Saturday, enjoy a Halloween pooch parade with beer garden, food trucks, live music, and art activities from 11 a – 4 p.

WHEN: Saturday, October, 20, 11 a – 4 p

WHERE:  Cheekwood Estate and Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville