1. City Farmhouse Pop Up Show
WHAT: The City Farmhouse Pop-up Fair is a 2-day vintage and antiquing extravaganza located at the Factory in Franklin. The Fairs feature 70 hand-selected vendors from across the U.S. selected for their authentic farmhouse wares and award-winning styling abilities.
The Fair was named one of the top five events to attend in October by Southern Living, the top October event to attend in Tennessee by Garden & Gun, and the Number 1 Flea Market/Antique Show by Romantic Country in 2015, 2016, and 2017 and a favorite place to shop by Flea Market Style + Country Living says “It’s Worth the Trip!”.
Live music, food trucks, and more are a fun vibe to the fair.
WHEN: A kick-off First Shop of the Fair event begins Friday, October 20 at 8 am with complimentary nibbles, speciality drinks and coffee bar. Tickets can be purchased here. *Tickets are limited* General Admission begins at noon on Friday for $12.00, and all day on Saturday, October, 21 tickets are $12.00. A weekend general admission pass can be purchased for $15.00.
WHERE: The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
WHAT: Attention kids of all ages! You have the opportunity to look at, climb on and sound all the bells and whistles on nearly 40 different kinds of large-scale construction and public service vehicles at this FREE event! Families will enjoy a variety of entertainers on the performance stage, including musicians, magicians, and dancers. There will be crafts, food trucks and more!
WHEN: Saturday, Oct 21, 10a-2p
WHERE: Thompson’s Station Church, 2604 Thompson Station Rd E
Thompson’s Station, Tennessee
3. Brentwood Movie in the Park
WHAT: The City of Brentwood would like to invite you to attend a movie in the park Friday night. Disney’s Hocus Pocus will be played on a large screen inside the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater at Crockett Park shortly after dusk around 6:15pm. Food trucks will begin serving at 5pm. Trucks confirmed to attend include Doxie’s Pizza, Mojo Cookie Dough and Creamery, and Little Cancun on the Go.
Residents should bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating and arrive with plenty of time to park prior to show time. Follow the City of Brentwood on social media (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) for reminders and weather announcements the day of the event.
WHEN: Friday, Oct 20, 6:15pm
WHERE: Eddy Arnold Amphitheater at Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Parkway
4. O’More College of Design Show House
WHAT: The O’More Show House, which provides inspiration and insight to design enthusiasts throughout the Southeast, is open to the public beginning this weekend through November 12 at Você, a new neighborhood on Granny White Pike in Brentwood. The team of designers is comprised of regional and nationally-acclaimed interior designers, many whom are alumni of O’More who will collectively bring a mix of new and traditional inspiration to the Show House.
WHEN: Opens to the public Saturday, Oct 22. Saturday hours 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Sunday from Noon to 4 p.m.
WHERE: 1608 Windy Ridge Drive Brentwood TN, (within the new Voce development)
5. Franklin on Foot Haunted Franklin Tour
WHAT: The family-friendly Haunted Franklin tour explores the ghosts and haunts that linger on the brick-lined streets and historic dwellings in charming Franklin. Departed socialites, a Civil War spy, failed businessmen, Confederate soldiers, and at least one dog roam downtown, and you will spend an intriguing hour and a half with them. One is helpful, several appear lonely, and one seems to be afraid of the dark. On the tour, you’ll visit 4-5 locations on a leisurely walk through Franklin. Bring your camera: you never know what you may catch.
WHEN: The Haunted Franklin Tour takes place at 7p and 8:45p Friday and Saturday night and 7p Sunday night. The cost is $20/adults, $10/teens, $5/kids
WHERE: Meet at 305 Public Square (in front of the old Williamson County courthouse, next to Mellow Mushroom restaurant).