1. Swanky Plank Vintage Marketplace Spring Hill
This annual three-day event features vendors of vintage, antique and repurposed items, and handmade goods, on the historic grounds of Rippavilla. There will be food trucks, along with live music by Music City Strings, Elvis Shrugged, Damien Boggs, and Spur of the Moment.
General admission to Swanky Plank is $7 per day for Friday, June 1, or Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Present your Swanky Plank ticket at the mansion door and receive a tour for only $5.
All tickets may be purchased online or at the event. For more information, please visit: www.rippavilla.org/swanky-plank
WHEN: Friday, June 1 – Saturday, June 2- 9 a – 6 p
WHERE: Rippavilla Plantation, 5700 Main St, Spring Hill
2. Music Country Grand Prix
WHAT: The 2018 Tractor Supply Company Music Country Grand Prix, Middle Tennessee’s premier equestrian show jumping competition, will take place Saturday, June 2, at Brownland Farm in Franklin. General admission is $15; children under 10 enter free.For more information, please visit the website, www.musiccountrygrandprix.com.
WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2:30 p – 5:30 p
WHERE: Brownland Farm, 1155 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin
3. Kids Art Festival
WHAT:The fourth annual Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee is scheduled for this Saturday, June 2nd, at Pinkerton Park. The Festival, a joint venture between the City of Franklin Parks Department and the Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission is from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The Festival will offer many opportunities for school-aged artists of Franklin, and surrounding communities, including a juried art exhibit, hand-crafted art for sale, stage performances, master classes, art stops to experience and create unique art, and more! Youth artists participating in the hand-crafted art sale will be mentored by participating professional art vendors. Student art will be displayed throughout the event, judged, and winners presented cash awards, as well as the opportunity to exhibit in Franklin City Hall throughout the summer months. Participants will have the opportunity to develop new artistic skills and talents from professional artists through master classes.
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 10 a – 3 p
WHERE: Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin
4. Lucky Ladd Farm Hosts Kids Construction Day
WHAT: Get your hard hats on and gear up for some big-time fun with some oversized toys! A special construction site will be ready for operation. Kids can help Digger Dan operate a real excavator, move sand, climb on a bulldozer and explore other farm and construction equipment. Plus fun activity centers to practice skills of trade, life size Jenga games and giant Lincoln log building sets. Closed-toe shoes REQUIRED for participation.
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 10 a – 5 p
WHERE: Lucky Ladd Farms, 4374 Rocky Glade Rd, Eagleville
5. Beer Quest at Owl’s Hill
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 10 a – 6 p
WHERE: Owl’s Hill Sanctuary,545 Beech Creek Rd S, Brentwood