1. Franklin Rodeo
WHAT:This year’s Franklin Rodeo is May 16-18. Performances start at 7 pm each night at the Williamson County Ag Expo Park. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids ages twelve and under and are available online at www.FranklinRodeo.com and at the gate. For more information, visit the website or call 615-RODEO-11. For those wanting a behind-the-scenes look, learn more here.
WHEN: Friday – Saturday, May 17-18
WHERE: Williamson County Ag Center, 4215 Long Lane, Franklin
2. Owl’s Hill Beer Quest
WHAT: Beer Quest, a hike where you earn tokens along the way that you cash in for beer samplings, takes place Saturday, May 18 at Owl’s Hill in Brentwood. You have two opportunities to participate.
Starting at 10 am, you can join Jackalope Brewing Company and Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary for the Beer Quest III, a two-hour hike around Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary’s trails. Must be 21 or older. Photo ID required at check-in. You must register online for this event and select from the 10 am hike or the 11:30 am hike. Cost of the event is $40. Find more details online here.
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 10 am
WHERE: Owl’s Hill Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Road South, Brentwood
3. Cornhole Tournament
WHAT: The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament, produced by Next Gen Heritage Foundation and Leiper’s Fork Distillery will be held on May 18, 2019 at the distillery.
From 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. a two-tier bracket cornhole tournament will take place on the grounds of Leiper’s Fork Distillery. In addition to the tournament, there will be live music, a kid’s area, food trucks, tours of Leiper’s Fork Distillery and whiskey tastings.
The winning team of the tournament will receive a $250 cash prize. Registration is open now until May 11, 2019. Two-person teams can register for $50 at WilliamsonHeritage.org/Cornhole.
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 11:30 a – 3:30 p
WHERE: Leiper’s Fork Distillery, 3381 Southall Road, Franklin
4. Rob Lowe at TPAC
WHAT: Rob Lowe is taking his one-man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live! to Nashville for a one evening only on May 18 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.
Inspired by the success of his two NY Times best-selling memoirs, “Stories I Only Tell My Friends” and “Love Life,” Rob has created an all-new, peek behind the curtain at Hollywood, fame, fatherhood, marriage, and a life lived at the forefront of culture for four decades.
Tickets for Rob Lowe – Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live! are still available at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville.
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 8p
WHERE: TPAC, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville
5. Columbia Cars and Coffee
WHAT: Bring your car to show, grab some Muletown Coffee and share a morning with other car enthusiasts at Columbia’s Motor Alley, you might even get the chance to meet American Picker Mike Wolfe, who shared the event on his Facebook page.
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 7 a – 10 a
WHERE: Corner of East 7th and Woodland Street, Columbia