Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Christmas Beginner Cookie Class Spring Hill

Laura's Cookies


WHAT: Laura’s Custom Cookies will get you in the Christmas spirit with cookie decoration for beginners. The class will start with the basics of icing consistencies, outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and marbling techniques.

Sign up for the class here. 

WHEN: Saturday, December 1, 1:30 – 4:30 p

WHERE: 1863 O’Reilly Circle, Spring Hill

2. RaeLynn at Night of the Light Tree Lighting



WHAT: The Mulehouse presents Country Star, RaeLynn, as the headlining performer at the Inaugural free #NightOfLight Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in Columbia, November 30th at 5:30 pm. Opening choral acts from around Maury County will also perform their favorite Christmas songs.

WHEN: Sunday, December 2, 5:30p

WHERE: 41 Public Square, Columbia

3. Nashville Christmas Parade with Kid Rock

Nashville Christmas Parade
Credit – Facebook

WHAT: It’s the annual Christmas tradition in the heart of Downtown Nashville! The 2018 Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Piedmont Natural Gas and Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge benefits the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and includes world-renowned musical celebrities, your favorite marching bands, and huge balloons overhead! This year’s parade is sure to be the biggest ever with new balloons, extravagant floats, and exciting performances!

Visit the official parade website www.nashvillechristmasparade.com for additional information, or to purchase ‘TV Performance Zone’ tickets – all benefitting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

WHEN: Saturday, December 1, 8:30 a – noon

WHERE: 422 Broadway, Nashville

4. Jingle Bell Run/Walk in Downtown Franklin

Jingle Bell Run

WHAT: The Jingle Bell Run is one of the most spirited fun runs in the nation. The Jingle Bell Run is a fun and festive holiday theme 5K and even better, funds raised benefit arthritis research. Get in the spirit on race day by wearing holiday-themed costumes and tying jingle bells to your running shoes.

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family, and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer … and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause.

Register for the race here.

WHEN: Saturday, December 1, 7:30 a

WHERE: Downtown Franklin, Public Square

5. Sunday Market at The Factory at Franklin 


WHAT: Sunday Market, a seasonal market which meets in the parking lot of The Factory, will hold its last sale of the year on December 2nd 10 a – 4 p.

At the Sunday Market, you’ll find local, vintage and handmade artisans, food trucks, a holiday Photo Booth, cooking demo, live music; it’s a festive outing for the entire family.  There’s something for everyone; kids from 1 to 92.

See the complete list of vendors here. 

WHEN: Sunday, December 2, 10 a – 4 p

WHERE: Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin