1. Cinco De Cake-O Class at Sugar Drop
WHAT: Come celebrate a favorite holiday by creating the perfect pinata inspired cake. In this class, students will learn how to pipe the perfect buttercream ruffle technique to make a vibrant rainbow cake topped with a fondant sombrero. All supplies are included for the class. Each student will leave with a 6″ cake. Reserve your spot online. Class fee- $65.
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 10:30 a – noon
WHERE: Sugar Drop, 7020 Church Street East, Brentwood
2. Tennessee Renaissance Festival
WHAT: Travel back to 16th Century England. The Village of Covington Glen comes alive with the bustle of a Renaissance Marketplace. Over 60 skilled Artisans from all over the country display their wares from silks to swords; from gems to jewels. Flavors, aromas, and tastes of specialty foods and drinks greet the festival-goer. Hear the sounds of Renaissance musicians and merrymakers as they echo through the trees. Color, movement, and peals of laughter welcome those who thrill to the challenges of Games of Skill and Man-Powered Rides. Purchase tickets online here.
WHEN: Opens Saturday, May 5th. Open every weekend in May plus Memorial Day.
WHERE: 2124 New Castle Road, Arrington, TN, 37014
3. Music in the Vale
WHAT: Music in the Vale presented by Fernvale Community Church is back on May 5, 2018. Don’t miss great music by notable acts: Billy Lord, Rebecca Correia, Jumbo Shrimp & Fernvale Road (the FCC praise band). The event will also have great food and soft drinks as well as a fantastic kids area.
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 4 p – 8 p
WHERE: Fernvale Community Church, 7891 Fernvale Rd, Fairview, TN 37062
4. Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival
WHAT: This year’s event will include live music, a Kids zone, VIP tent, Beer Tent, Food trucks, Craft vendors and a spectacular Hot Air Balloon Glow at dusk by the community lake. Tickets available for purchase online.
WHEN: New Date: Sunday, May 6, 4:30 p – 8:30 p
WHERE: Westhaven Community,1001 Westhaven Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37064
5. Eat the Street
WHAT: Eat the Street, Franklin’s first food truck-themed fundraiser, returns for its seventh run in early May. Since 2012, the area’s growing community of food trucks has gathered together in Franklin in support of the 21st District Recovery Court. The family and dog-friendly event will feature more over 30 food vendors and music by Franklin’s DJ Train. Attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs or blankets for picnic style dining. As always, admission is free, though donations are appreciated and will be accepted at the Recovery Court’s welcome tables.
WHEN: Friday, May 4, 5 p – 10 p
WHERE: Bicentennial Park,400 5th Ave N, Franklin, TN 37064