Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Experience Spring Hill

experience spring hill

WHAT: Experience Spring Hill takes place and it’s a must not-miss event. It’s an opportunity for both newcomers to Spring Hill and those who have lived in the area for awhile to get to know their community and local businesses. Experience Spring Hill is a free, family-friendly event. This year’s Experience Spring Hill is themed “Shop. Eat. Play,” offering attendees a great day to check out and purchase from local retailers, learn about local services and eat delicious food from Spring Hill restaurants. Over 80 vendors are scheduled to be at the event.

WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 10 a – 2 p,

WHERE: Summit High School,2830 Twin Lakes Dr, Thompson’s Station

2. VIP Meet and Greet with Lord of the Rings Actor John Rhy-Davies 

John Rhy-Davies


WHAT: John Rhys-Davies, known for his role in Lord of the Rings where he played Gimli, will be in Franklin on Sunday for a VIP meet and greet. Enjoy refreshments and buffet, good company, and a live interview between John Rhys-Davies and Annie Moses Band. There will be opportunities for photo ops with John Rhys-Davies. Cost of VIP ticket includes Gala concert show. $200 per person. Purchase tickets online here.

WHEN: Sunday, July 15, 5 p

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

3. Rodeo & Juliet-Listen to Tennessee Featuring Leigh Nash, Gordon Kennedy and more. 

Rodeo and Juliet- Chris and Jan Harris


WHAT: Your Franklin hosts Chris and Jan Harris (aka Rodeo and Juliet) have spent the past 40 years producing, singing, touring & writing with a wide array of artists – Stevie Ray Vaughn, Loretta Lynn, Amy Grant, Kristin Chenoweth, Michael W Smith and CeCe Winans just to name a few. Join them with their guests and their band for this special summer show highlighting the HUGE HIT songs that came from Memphis, Nashville & the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

So, all you Dear Hearts and Gentle People, mark your calendars and join Rodeo & Juliet this summer for free air conditioning, lots of popcorn, cold beer and HOT HITS on Sunday, July 15 with guests Leigh Nash, Phil Madeira, Gordon Kennedy, and Daves Highway. Purchase tickets online here. 

WHEN: Sunday, July 15, 6:30 p

WHERE: Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin

4. Open House at Boiling Spring Academy

Boiling Spring Academy


WHAT: City of Brentwood is opening the one-room schoolhouse on Sunday for visitors. Come visit the place where Eric Church shot his video for “Mr. Misunderstood” back in 2015. The schoolhouse dates back to 1833.

 WHEN: Sunday, July 15, 2 p – 4p

WHERE: Boiling Springs Academy, 8327 Moores Lane, Brentwood

5. Franklin Tomato Festival


WHAT: Stop by the Franklin Farmers Market for the Annual Tomato Festival. You can enjoy samples from local farmers, games for kids, and find out who has the best tomatoes in the area.

WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 8 a – 1 p

WHERE: Franklin Farmers Market, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin