To-do list: 8 events to check out in June in Franklin, Brentwood


Your ultimate local guide for the month of June

Taste top-notch sliders

June 01
Ten chefs will compete to create the best slider, judged by an award-winning chef at the 2019 Great Slider Showdown. VIP tickets include 10 sliders and two drink tickets for cocktails or craft beer.  General admission ticketholders can try up to six sliders. Proceeds from the event benefit Graceworks Ministries.  4 p.m. Free (children under 12), $39 (general admission tickets), $59 (VIP tickets). Liberty Hall inside The Factory, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin.

Mosh and nosh at The Factory for BreakFEST

June 02
BreakFEST is a punk rock and breakfast food festival featuring local eateries. Featured bands include New Found Glory, Microwave, Real Friends, Hawthorne Heights, Jetty Bones, H.A.R.D., Love You Later, Dollskin and The Early November. Food will be available from Frothy Monkey, Honest Coffee Roasters, Five Daughters Bakery, High Brow Coffee & Tea, Tiny Little Donuts, Mojo’s Tacos, Juice Bar Franklin, Triple Crown Bakery and Muletown Coffee. 8 a.m. (doors open), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (show). $38.50. The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin.

Ride along the Greenway

June 08
Bike the Harpeth River Greenway at Edwin Warner Park with Walk Bike Nashville. Certified instructors will lead the way on this leisurely ride. Helmets are required. 9:30-11:00 a.m. Free. Edwin Warner Park, Picnic Shelter No. 9, Nashville.

Take a look at the night sky

June 14
Gaze at the stars from the Vanderbilt University Dyer Observatory telescopes in Brentwood. Exhibits in the observatory will also be open. Closed-toe footwear is required. The main floor is handicap-accessible, though telescopes on the second level are not. 9-11 p.m. $5. Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, 1000 Oman Drive, Brentwood.

Attend Brentfest

June 15
Celebrate Brentwood’s 50th birthday at a festival with live music, food trucks and a beer garden, plus plenty for the kids to do. The kids zone will feature inflatables, games, face painting and more. 3 p.m.-10 p.m. Admission is free. Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Parkway, Brentwood.

In His Grip Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament

June 17
Join the men’s golf and spiritual life group In His Grip at The Vanderbilt Legends Club for a modified scramble tournament. Breakfast and lunch is included plus free socks from Swiftwick. 7 a.m. $600 (per foursome). Vanderbilt Legends Club, 1500 Legends Club Lane, Franklin.

Learn about health care

June 18 and 20
Attend Medicare Made Simple, a free educational seminar on options for senior health insurance at the Brentwood Library. 6 p.m. (June 18), 1 p.m. (June 20). Free. Learning Lab, John P. Holt Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood.

Attend a football camp with pro players

June 21
Practice with NFL star Derek Barnett and University of Tennessee standout Kyle Phillips at this free skills camp. The event includes free food, drinks, T-shirts and other giveaways. 10 a.m. Free. John Overton High School, 4820 Franklin Road, Nashville.

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