Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Pull-Tight Theatre Celebrates 50 Years 

 
WHAT: A half-century. The golden anniversary. And in 2018, one of Franklin’s longest-standing traditions will turn the big 5-0.

Pull-Tight Theatre celebrates its 50th season at the end of the month with a community open house, meant to commemorate its storied past and usher in continued dedication to theatrical productions that entertain and unify the city of Franklin.

The 50th Anniversary Open House will feature a walk down memory lane with showings of a short film entitled “50 Years a Treasure,” featuring interviews from mainstage actors both past and present. Memorabilia and photographs dating back to the company’s 1968 opening production, Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, will also be on display.

Additionally, guests will be treated to a musical preview from the theatre’s season opener, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific.

Pull-Tight’s festivities will be held at the downtown theatre, located on 112 Second Avenue South in Franklin, from 2-6 PM on Sunday, July 29th. The event is free for all ages. Refreshments will be served.

WHEN: Sunday, July 29, 2 p – 6 p

WHERE: Pull-Tight Theatre, 112 Second Avenue South, Franklin

2. Movie Gang Superhero Party at Franklin Theatre

WHAT: The summer is filled with parties. So the Movie Gang is throwing their own! On Friday, July 27th they are throwing the Summer Superhero Party. Showing their favorite comic book movie on the big screen of the historic downtown Franklin Theatre: Guardians of the Galaxy- Watch the hilarious group of intergalactic criminals be forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. Sounds like a heck of a good time, doesn’t it? Not only will the movie be awesome but so much more rockin superhero fun will be had. Show up early, because while they blast the films awesome soundtrack they will be giving out FREE comic books brought to you by Franklin’s own comic shop Starbase 1552 Comics. Then enter a free raffle to win tons of superhero prizes before the movie starts. Purchase your tickets online here. 

The Night includes:

  • Free Comic Books from Franklin’s STARBASE 1552 COMICS
  • Free Raffle to win superhero prizes!
  • First 100 people get a Superhero PEZ
  • More Fun and surprises to come!

WHEN: Friday, July 27, 8 p

WHERE: Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin

3. Spring Hill Pickin in the Park 

WHAT: The monthly Pickin’ in the park returns with Anam Cara (Patrick Mead and Misha Robledo), Scott Boyte, Benjamin Duffie, 840 Junction, Mark Brandt and Trip Brown – and of course your host Matt Meyer, who starts the music at 5 pm! Bring chairs, blankets, food and beverage and enjoy an evening of music.

WHEN: Saturday, July 28, 5 p – 8 p

WHERE: Harvey Park, 4001 Miles Johnson Parkway in Spring Hill TN 37174

4. Spring Hill Library Book Sale

 

WHAT: Create your own library with great books, cookbooks, movies, and more at this quarterly Friends of the Library Book Sale. Paperbacks – $1, hardbacks – $2, new releases – $5, children’s books – $.50, DVDs & books on CDs – $2, VHS and all other misc. items – $.25.

 WHEN: Saturday, July 28, 9 a – 3 p

WHERE: 144 Kedron Pkwy, Spring Hill

5. A Touch of Paris Fashion Show 

 

WHAT: The 3rd Annual A Touch of Paris Fashion Show will take place in Franklin, TN at Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The event partners with non-profit organizations to bring awareness to Human Trafficking and Teen Suicide. Returning to Walking for the Cause will be Mrs. Williamson County 2017, Lindsey Strait Stafford. Mrs. TN. International 2018 Shonjrell Ladner will be hosting the Purple Carpet. Purchase tickets online here. 

WHEN: Saturday, July 28, 5 p

WHERE: Franklin Marriott Cool Springs,700 Cool Springs Boulevard, Franklin, TN