Live music, Christmas lights and more: 4 things to do this in Williamson County this weekend, Nov. 22-24

Vintage TN
Vintage, TN will hold a relocation liquidation sale this weekend. (Courtesy Vintage, TN)

Vintage, TN will hold a relocation liquidation sale this weekend. (Courtesy Vintage, TN)

Nov. 22

Celebrate Kimbro’s birthday

The Legendary Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor will celebrate its 15th anniversary of live music by putting on a concert featuring Cam Pierce, Jeremy James Meyer, The Band Mercury and Jake Burman & Co. The music begins at 7 p.m. 615-567-3877.

Nov. 23

Get your pet microchipped and vaccinated

The Williamson County Animal Center will provide microchips and rabies shots for both cats and dogs on Saturday morning. Dogs must be leashed and cats must be in carriers. Cash and checks only. 9-11 a.m. $10 (rabies shot), $15 (microchip). 106 Claude Yates Drive, Franklin. 615-790-5590.

Nov. 22-24

See the Festival of Lights

Explore a mile-long drive of Christmas lights, a trip to Santa’s Village and hot drinks and cookies at Franktown’s second annual Festival of Lights. All proceeds benefit Franktown Open Hearts, a nonprofit organization committed to the success of Franklin’s youth. 6-10 p.m. $25-100. 4215 Long Lane, Franklin.

Nov. 22-24

Go to a liquidation sale at Vintage, TN

Vintage, TN is hosting a liquidation sale on all of their items to prepare for its relocation to The Factory at Franklin. If still in stock, the store will be selling art, furniture, vinyl records, books, jewelry and much more at discounted prices. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Free (admission). 1552 Columbia Ave., Franklin. 615-721-7130.


The city celebrated the grand opening of the new police headquarters on Heritage Way in April. (Photos courtesy city of Brentwood)
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The $29 million project, which is funded through the city’s capital improvement program, features more than 56,000 square feet of space, a far cry from the department’s existing offices at Brentwood City Hall. The department is expected to move employees to the new space by June 1, according to the city.

Owners Robin and Shawn Davis opened the Franklin location of Big Shake's Hot Chicken & Fish on Murfreesboro Road in 2014. (Photos courtesy Big Shake's Hot Chicken & Fish)
Big Shake's Hot Chicken & Fish offers a hot take on fried chicken and fish

While heat levels range from the original, no-heat option to Death Row, owner Shawn Davis said he recommends first-time diners start with a lower heat level and work their way up.

Three incumbents retained their seats on the Brentwood City Commission. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
3 incumbents re-elected to Brentwood City Commission

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Three spots on the Brentwood City Commission are up for grabs this year. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
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See live coverage of the Brentwood City Commission election here.

Fire damage caused the Red Pony to temporarily shut down its Main Street location in Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The restaurant's location on Main Street has been closed since late January, when a fire caused damage to the building.

Work on the Southeast Municipal Complex is underway in Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Buff City Soap opened in Franklin May 6. (Courtesy Buff City Soap)
Buff City Soap now open in Franklin

The shop sells handmade soap bars in a variety of scents.

Tori Cozert and her mother, Tammy Ringenberg, took ownership of AR Workshop Franklin last July. (Photos by Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mother-daughter team makes creative environment for crafting in at AR Workshop Franklin in Cool Springs

Projects at the workshop include wood items, such as painted boards, planters, pillows and lazy Susans, as well as soft items, such as pillows, canvas tote bags and knit blankets, a popular item in colder months.

The city of Brentwood's police and fire departments will host a blood drive May 5.  (Courtesy Sanford Myers and American Red Cross)
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The drive comes as the American Red Cross is reporting a critical need for blood donations.

Active cases in Williamson County have dropped by 33% in the last month. (Community Impact staff)
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Active cases have dropped by 1/3 in the last month, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

County residents can now call the health department with COVID-19 questions. (Courtesy Pexels)
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After fielding more than 22,000 calls, the line was shut down April 30.