Iroquois Steeplechase, Wine & Design, 'The Latchkey Brigade': 5 things to do in the Brentwood and Franklin area this Mother's Day weekend

The 78th annual Iroquois Steeplechase, to be held May 11, has something for everyone.

The 78th annual Iroquois Steeplechase, to be held May 11, has something for everyone.

This Mother's Day weekend there are several events worth attending in the Brentwood and Franklin area. Golf with the girls, sip wine, paint a masterpiece or learn about STEM.

May 11-12
'The Latchkey Brigade'
See an original musical with music by Michael W. Smith. Three showings are available: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and children age 12 and younger. Mockingbird Theater, 230 Franklin Road, Bldg. 6, Franklin.

May 11
Iroquois Steeplechase
Break out a fancy hat and experience Nashville's own horse racing extravaganza. Gates open at 8 a.m., first race of the day begins at 1 p.m. Individual tickets start at $75. Percy Warner Park, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville.

May 11
Playdate at Franklin Bridge Golf Course
Play a round with LPGA Amateurs Nashville at Franklin Bridge Golf Course. Tickets include a cart, a bucket of practice balls and a drink ticket. Ladies only. 2 p.m. $36.95. Franklin Bridge Golf Course, 750 Riverview Drive, Franklin.

May 11
American Girl doll STEM workshop
Explore the world of engineering with Engineering For Kids of Nashville. Attendees can create straw rockets or use a 3-D printer to make jewelry for American Girl dolls. 2 p.m. $25. Aspen Grove Christian Church, 274 Mallory Station Road, Franklin.

May 12
Franklin Mother's Day Paint & Sip
Learn to create a masterpiece of your own at this Wine & Design event for Mother's Day. Two seatings are available. At 2 p.m., all ages are welcome and no alcohol is permitted. At 6 p.m., the event is BYOB and attendees under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $50 for 2 p.m. (for two), $35 for 6 p.m. (per person). Wine & Design, 101 Holiday Court, Franklin.


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