Williamson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

1. Mother’s Day Celebration at Arrington Vineyards 

arrington vineyards

WHAT: On Sunday, Arrington Vineyards celebrates mom. Spend the afternoon at the vineyard and listen to music from Art Four Sale with selections of food from Cousins Maine Lobster, Dough Box, Peach Cobbler Factory, and Simply Living Life.

WHEN: Sunday, May 12, 2 p – 6 p

WHERE: Arrington Vineyards, 6211 Patton Road, Arrington

2. Mother’s Day Precious Jewel Gift Workshop

credit – Columbia Arts

WHAT: Kids can make a handcrafted gem for Mom. They will use colorful crayon wax to fill a diamond to make a beautiful stained glass effect. Kids will write a message to store inside, which will go with a picture to color – all together, this makes a meaningful handmade gift for Mom, Grandma, or any special woman in their life.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 9:30 a

WHERE: Columbia Arts Building, 307 West 11th Street, Columbia

3. Franklin Rodeo Parade

WHAT: Franklin Rodeo parade takes place on Saturday through downtown Franklin. Kicking off Rodeo week, the parade will start at noon rain or shine. Be on the lookout for the Williamson County Alumni band as they make their debut in the parade.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, noon

WHERE: Downtown Franklin

4. Honor the Fallen 5K

Honor the Fallen

WHAT: Honor The Fallen 5K is so much more than just another 5K, the participants become living, breathing, moving, memorials honoring the service, sacrifice, and life of our TN & Ft Campbell fallen service members.

Both the 5K and Memorial Mile takes you through the majestic landscape of The Grove. The Memorial Mile – an emotional, mile-long walk commemorating Tennessee’s fallen service members. Each of the fallen Service Members being honored has a sign along the course. The Memorial Mile is a FREE event, but registration is required.

Find more information here. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 9 a

WHERE: The Grove, 6200 Wildings Blvd, College Grove

5. 78th Iroquois Steeplechase

Steeplechase 2018


WHAT: More than 25,000 spectators from around the world participate to celebrate the pageantry and energy of the sport. The best horses and riders from around the world race over a well-manicured turf track. Come see the splendor that makes the 78th Iroquois Steeplechase the ‘must-see’ event of spring.

Giving back to the community is all about making a difference. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the primary beneficiary, as well as the Friends of Warner Parks and other non-profits have been recipients of charitable funds throughout the years.

Find more information here. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 8 a – 5 p

WHERE: 2590 Old Hickory Boulevard, Nashville