Pictures with Santa, holiday shopping and more: 4 things to do this in Williamson County this weekend, Nov. 15-17

The Factory at Franklin
The fifth annual Made South Holiday Market will be held at The Factory in Franklin this weekend. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

The fifth annual Made South Holiday Market will be held at The Factory in Franklin this weekend. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Learn how to swing dance

Nov. 15

The Williamson County Performing Arts Center will host free swing dancing lessons with the Champion Ballroom Center before the Five Points Swing Band takes the stage to play live jazz music. Dress attire is recommended but not required. 6-9 p.m. $10. 112 Everbright Ave., Franklin. 615-786-0186.

Attend a holiday market at The Factory

Nov. 15-16

The fifth annual Made South Holiday Market will be held at The Factory in Franklin this weekend. Attendees can enjoy live music, craft beer, cocktails and chef-prepared food while doing their holiday shopping. More than 100 artisans and artists are expected to have stalls set up at the event.5-9 p.m. (Fri.), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) $15-$59. 230 Franklin Road, Franklin. 615‑791‑1777.

Take a picture with Santa Claus

Nov. 15-17

Santa Claus will visit the CoolSprings Galleria this weekend to meet with children and take pictures. Visiting with Santa is free, and photo packages are available for purchase. and Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.), noon-6 p.m. (Sun.) Free. 1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin. 615-771-2050.

Do yoga with goats

Nov. 16

Goat Yoga Nashville will host the Touchdown November event this Saturday, where attendees can enjoy a yoga session with the company of baby goats dressed in football jerseys. 10-11 a.m. $25. 9837 Split Log Road, Brentwood. 615-776-2932.



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