Williamson Weekend: 7 Things to Do This Weekend

Williamson Weekend

1.Nashville Elvis Festival
Through April 2
Franklin Theatre & GRAYS on Main

The Nashville Elvis Festival is a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of the King of Rock & Roll. Fans from around the world will gather in Middle Tennessee March 30-April 2, 2017 for 4 days of celebrity appearances, live music events and on-stage interviews with Elvis’ friends and band members.

The Franklin Theatre will host most of the events with additional events taking place at GRAYS on Main.

Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st, events take place at 10a, 2pm and 7pm at The Franklin Theatre with an after party at GRAYS on Main after the evening event. The final event of the festival takes place Sunday at 10am.

For a complete schedule of events and additional information, please visit www.NashvilleElvisFestival.com .

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Arbor Day2. Brentwood Arbor Day
April 1, 11a-1p
The Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road

Celebrate Arbor Day this Saturday in Brentwood. The event will be held in honor of Linda Lynch, who retired in 2016 after 29 years of dedicated service as the Brentwood City Community Relations Director.

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Easter Egg Hunt3. Williamson Co Parks & Rec Franklin Egg Hunt
Sat, April 1, 10a
Cheek Park, Claude Yates Dr, Franklin, TN 37064

Williamson County Parks and Recreation invites area residents to hop on over to the free annual community Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 1, 2017, promptly at 10:00 a.m. at the Cheek Park Soccer Fields, located behind Franklin High School at 810 Hillsboro Rd. This is a new location for the annual egg hunt, which is being moved due to the construction of a splash pad at the Franklin Recreation Complex.

Children ages 10 and younger are invited to attend. Hundreds of eggs will be scattered and some eggs will contain special prizes. Don’t forget your basket or sack for gathering eggs. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos, so bring your cameras.

Parking for the event will be behind Franklin High School. Drivers may enter at Joel Cheek Blvd. or Claude Yates Dr. Be sure to arrive early, and allow time for parking and walking to the Cheek Park soccer fields.

For more information about the Franklin egg hunt call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010. Special thanks to the Kiwanis Club for their generous support.

Learn more here. 

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Kellie Pickler4. Southern Women’s Show
Through April 2nd
Music City Center

The 31st annual Southern Women’s Show returns to the Music City Center March 30th through April 2nd. The Southern Women’s Show draws thousands of guests yearly, who enjoy shopping, prizes, celebrity guests and delicious cuisines.

Celebrity guests include Olympic Gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, a Silver and Gold medal winner in Rio and Kellie Pickler. Kellie will be on the Main Fashion Stage March 31st at 1p and signing autographs and taking pictures with fans at her exhibit. Laurie will be there Sunday, April 2nd at 1:00pm

Show runs Thursday, March 30-Sunday, April 2 with hours of 10a-7p on Thursday, Friday 10a-8 p, Saturday10a-7 p, and Sunday 11a -6p. Southern Women’s Show takes place at  Music City Center located at 201 5th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203.  Admission: $13 Adult, $6 Youth (6-12), Under 6 free with paying adult You can purchase advance tickets online – $11 Adult or $10 for adult admission at Walgreens.

You can find BIGRmedia at the Southern Women’s Show, Exhibit #408. Dr. Ming Wang will be selling his autobiography From Darkness to Sight and Chuck Blackburn will be selling his book The Bow Tie Bible.

Learn more here.

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5. Studio Tenn “The Cash Legacy”
March 31-April 1
Ryman Auditorium

Studio Tenn brings the legacy of Johnny Cash to the Ryman Auditorium March 31 and April 1 with “The Cash Legacy: A Tribute to the Man in Black.”

An all-star cast will take the stage to pay tribute to tThe Man in Black. “Always Patsy Cline” star Mandy Barnett and Grammy Award winner Ashley Cleveland, along with  Mike Farris, Laura Matula, and Carrie Tillis plus many others will be featuring the remarkable, and perhaps unexpected, relevance and versatility of Cash’s music.

Purchase tickets here.

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mule day6. Mule Day
Through April 2
Columbia, Tenn

Columbia, Tennessee is known as the Mule capital of the world. Each year they celebrate the past with Mule Day. Mules played an important part in Maury County’s economy during the 1800’s and early 1900’s. This year the celebration started on Monday and goes through April 2.

There are plenty of activities to enjoy including the big Mule Day Parade on Saturday at 11 a.m. through downtown Columbia. Some of the other highlights include arts and craft shows, live music, mule races, a log loading competition and more.

Learn more here.

7. Nolensville Historic Society Antique, Collectibles & Garden Show
Through April 1
Nolensville Historic School, 7248 Nolensville Road, Nolensville

Historic Nolensville will host the 2nd Annual Antiques, Collectibles & Garden Show March 30-April 1. Events will begin on Thursday evening with a preview party followed by two days of the show.

The show is hosted by the Nolensville Historical Society located at the Nolensville Historic School, 7248 Nolensville Road, Nolensville.

Throughout the weekend event, you can have items appraised as well as attend presentations about home decorating and gardening for just $5. During the weekend, local food trucks will be on hand.  See a complete listing below of activities.

Learn more here.

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