MUSIC IN THE VINES: May – October
Jazz in the Pavilion & Bluegrass in the Barn
Saturdays 4-8pm Sundays 2-6pm
Food Truck Fridays
Join us for FREE live music in the Pavilion every Friday, May through October from 5-9pm.
May through October, join us on the second Wednesday of the month along with Franklin Cigar as we pair our award-winning wines with highly rated cigars. FREE live music from 6-9pm in our Pavilion.Visit ArringtonVineyards.com/event-calendar to view our 2019 music schedule. All events are subject to change or cancellation.
Saturday, August 10th
Our very own Kix Brooks will be performing LIVE on our vineyard hillside. Proceeds will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. General Admission is FREE. VIP Packages are available for purchase beginning Monday, June 10th. Elevated Wine Tasting Experiences.
National Fine Art Festival –
An Outdoor Art Show
June 8th and 9th 10am-5pm
Cool Springs Galleria on Galleria Blvd. Over 150 artists participating.
Saturday, June 15 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
McLemore House Museum, 446 11th Avenue North in Franklin
On June 15th, with the help of the Hard Bargain Association, the African American Heritage Society will host the 13th Annual Juneteenth Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McLemore House Museum. Activities include soloists and gospel groups, recognition of the Pioneer/Freedom families, storytelling, Bingo and children’s activities. The famed “Denny Denson” cakewalk will once again feature cakes donated by elected officials and our governor. Door prizes awarded hourly. Food provided by Moe’s BBQ & Fish – Kids Eat FREE; available for purchase for adults. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and enjoy this free event. Parking is free across the street at Johnson Elementary School. For more information visit, www.mclemorehouse.com.
June 15 -3 to 9 p.m.
City of Brentwood celebrates its 50th birthday at Eddy Arnold Amphitheater in style with food trucks, music, a kid zone and beer garden (for ages 21 & up).
4 – 6 p.m. – Guilty Pleasures
6 -7 p.m. – Rock and Roll Pianos
7-9 p.m. Tim Akers and the Smoking Section
Crockett Park Summer Concert Series
Select Sundays in June and July
Eddie Arnold Amphitheater, 1500 Volunteer Parkway in Brentwood
All shows are at 7 p.m.
June 9: Rubiks Groove
June 23: Sixwire
July 4: Red, White and Boom - The Kadillacs
July 14: The South Street Players
Bring your blankets, chairs, picnics, families and friends for the Crockett Park Concert Series in Brentwood. Concerts take place on Sundays (with the exception of the 4th of July celebration) and admission is free. For more details visit, brentwood-tn.org.
Blackberry Jam Music Festival
Saturday, June 22, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Boyd Mill Farm, 3395 Blazer Road, Franklin
The 15th Annual Blackberry Jam Music Festival, presented by Franklin Noon and Downtown Franklin Rotary Clubs, will benefit Hard Bargain Association and bring musicians both local and from across several states to the stage. The lineup includes headliner and Grammy winning multi-instrumentalist, Lee Roy Parnell, who will provide a combination of delta blues, roadhouse rock, southern boogie and Texas swing.
Music begins from the porch stage with a special children’s concert from noon – 2 p.m. Children may also enjoy a play area with games, face painting and a storytelling corner while mom and dad enjoy the show.
Blankets, lawn chairs, beverages in ice chests and well-mannered dogs on leashes are welcomed. A variety of food trucks and dessert carts will be on site. Tickets are $10 in advance (plus $1.24 service fee), $15 at the gate, and children 12 are admitted without cost. Gate opens at 11:30 a.m.
For more information visit: www.theblackberryjam.com.
Historic Carnton Plantation
Sunset Concert Series
Sunday, June 30 and Sunday, July 28
Carnton Plantation: 1345 Carnton Lane in Franklin
On two separate occasions, June 30th and July 28th, The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the annual concert series on the east lawn of Historic Carnton Plantation from 6 to 8 p.m. with gates opening at 5 p.m. Johnny Cash Now, a Johnny Cash tribute band, is set to perform on June 30th, and Resurrection, a Journey Tribute Band, takes the stage July 28.
Guests are welcome to bring chairs, blankets and picnics, including alcohol. Additional food and libations will be available for purchase. No tents, grills or pets allowed.
Tickets go on sale June 1. Adult admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the gate; children (ages 6-15) tickets are $5 in advance or at the gate; children 5 and under are admitted without cost. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are nonrefundable, but in the case of inclement weather, every effort will be made to reschedule the concert. To learn more visit boft.org.
20th Annual Andrews Cadillac
Firecracker 5 & 10K-
Thursday, July 4
Maryland Farms YMCA- 7-10 am
5K and 10K 7:30am
And Luken Kids Fun Run 1K – 7am
Maryland Farms YMCA- 7-10 am
This patriotic race takes runners through a spirited loop through Brentwood and afterwood the family can take part in the Fun Zone with games, food and more. Pre-packet pickup Wednesday, July 3 11am-6pm at Fleet Feet in Brentwood.
Franklin on the Fourth
Thursday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m.
Historic Downtown Franklin
Admission is free
Presented by the Franklin Lions Club; Franklin on the Fourth takes place in historic downtown Franklin during the day and ends with a fireworks show at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm.
The Independence Day festivities kick off at 10 a.m. with Bluegrass music playing from the main stage. Food vendors include everything from roasted corn on the cob to barbecue, ice cream to nachos and corn dogs to smoothies.
Craft vendors will fill the area with wood working, jewelry and other handmade items. Antique cars will line Main Street between the square and FourthAvenue; the Kids’ Zone on Third Avenue North will have inflatables, a petting zoo and pony rides. The always popular Children’s Parade begins lining up at 4:45 and starts at 5 p.m. with prizes awarded for best costume and decorated bikes and wagons.
Franklin on the Fourth ends at 8 p.m. to give attendees time to get to the fireworks display at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The display will begin at approximately 9 p.m. For more information, please visit franklinlionsclub.com.
Bluegrass along the Harpeth
Friday, July 26 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. and
Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Historic Downtown Franklin Square in front of the Williamson County Courthouse. Free Event.
Want to hear some of the best bluegrass bands around? Look no further than Bluegrass Along the Harpeth. This year’s event and weekend of music is in honor of Franklin's own Grand Ole Opry stars Sam and Kirk McGee.
Everything kicks off on Friday, July 26at 7 p.m. and runs until 10 p.m. The featured bands are Crosswind Bluegrass Band and Deanie Richardson. More artists will be added as the event approaches. Then the competition begins on Saturday, July 27 at 10 a.m. and runs until 10 p.m.
Competitions include the mandolin, harmonica, flat-top guitar, banjo, junior fiddle and old-time banjo. Dance competitions will include junior freestyle clog, buck-dancing and beginner freestyle clogging. Also there’s a competition with old-time string band, old-time singing, bluegrass bands and senior fiddlers. Please bring a lawn chair. Alcohol is not permitted. For more information visit
And don’t forget to mark your calendars for …
The 15th Annual Williamson County Fair
August 2 – 10
Williamson County Ag EXPO Park, 4215 Long Lane in Franklin
This year the Williamson County Fair will host competitions in culinary arts, cultural arts, livestock, agriculture, creative arts, pageants and more. Also, the first ever Century Farms Video Contest will showcase efforts of high school students to produce videos featuring a century farm. With a “Country Pride, County Wide” theme, people of all ages will enjoy this old time country fair that offers a myriad of activities including carnival rides and games.
To learn more about participating in the fair or reserving your tickets,