Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Arbor Day Celebration

arbor day

WHAT: Join The Franklin Tree Commission and the City of Franklin Parks Department for tons of fun in the trees. The event will include free tree saplings, kids activities, tree climbing, food trucks and more at Pinkerton Park in Franklin on Saturday, April 21, from 10am-2pm.

“The weather is supposed to be warmer and no projected rain, so it should be a fun day for the entire family at Pinkerton Park,” said Parks Director Lisa Clayton. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the value of trees and for the kids to get out and enjoy our park.” For more information, visit www.franklintn.gov/arborday or email specific questions to [email protected]

WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 10 a – 2 p

WHERE: Pinkerton Park,405 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin

2. Buttercup Festival

Buttercup Festival was postponed until this Saturday. The 19th Annual Historic Nolensville Buttercup Festival in Nolensville, Tennessee will feature over 100 artisan and food vendors in Nolensville’s Historic District. A petting zoo, inflatables, and Sam the Balloon Man will be available for the kids. All the shops in the Historic District will be open and offering specials all day. The Little Miss Buttercup pageant begins at 1:00 pm behind the Homeplace Bed and Breakfast, right after two lucky Nolensville seniors will be awarded college scholarships. Musical entertainment is offered all day, also behind the Homeplace Bed and Breakfast. Don’t miss this wonderful day in the heart of Nolensville! Parking available at Nolensville Elementary School, Nolensville Ball Park, Nolensville Rec Center, Town Hall, and Sunset Hills Baptist Church.

WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 10 a –  5 p

WHERE: Historic Nolensville, 7278 Nolensville Road, Nolensville

3. Westhaven Community Garage Sale  

Yard Sale

WHAT: It’s the Spring 2018 Community Garage Sale at Westhaven Community with over 50 plus families taking part. The sale begins on Friday night April 20th 4:30 pm until dark and Saturday, April 21st – 7:30 am to 12:30 pm. Locate your map for the sale at 401 Cheltenham Ave, the community clubhouse. The sale will take place rain or shine.

WHEN:  Friday, April 20, 4:30 p until dark, Saturday, April 21, 7:30 a – 12:30 p

WHERE: Westhaven Community, 401 Cheltenham Avenue, Franklin

4. Teens Inspired by Takashi Murakami

WHAT: Teens 12+ are invited to come and create an original piece of art while learning about Japanese artist Takashi Murakami who is known for using a wide range of media and is generally described as super flat. It has been noted for its use of color, incorporation of motifs from Japanese traditional and popular culture, flat/glossy surfaces, and content that could be described at once as “cute,” “psychedelic,” or “satirical.” Among his best known recurring motifs are smiling flowers, iconic characters, and mushrooms. Register online here.

WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 10 a – noon

WHERE:  Spring Hill Library, 144 Kedron Parkway, Spring Hill

5. Songs in the Still House 

 WHAT: Songs in the Still House is a night of great music from Paul Jenkins, David Fanning, and Justin Wilson benefiting the future Wilkins Branch Mountain Bike Park.

Tickets are $25 which includes two drinks and entertainment.

The future Wilkins Branch Mountain Bike Park will be located on 156 acres in Leipers Fork. It will be a Free use park for All to enjoy and this public park will be the first dedicated mountain bike park in Williamson County, it will also be able to accommodate the line pump track, skills course and miles of single track flow, cross country and downhill trails.

WHEN: Friday, April 20, 6:30 p – 9:30 p

WHERE: Leipers Fork Distillery,3381 Southall Rd, Franklin