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.



Franklin BOMA
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Franklin Mountain Bike Trail
Franklin opens the first phase of a new mountain bike trail to the public

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The new center offers medical oncology, hematology and breast surgical oncology services. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson Medical Center expands, renames breast health center in Franklin

The center has been renamed for a donor and cancer survivor.

The Merrystem
The Merrystem now open in downtown Franklin

The Merrystem held a grand opening for its downtown store Nov. 22 at 117 5th Ave. N., Franklin.

WCS Henpeck Lane Middle School
New Williamson County middle school to be named from public suggestions

Williamson County Schools is accepting name recommendations from the public for its new middle school.

Party Fowl
Party Fowl to open in Cool Springs this February

The restaurant will serve a variety of hot chicken dishes with five spice levels.

WCS School bos
Williamson County Schools to dismiss students two hours early Dec. 10

Students will be released early to ensure buses can drive routes before dark.

The Harpeth Hotel
The Harpeth Hotel opens in downtown Franklin

The hotel will add 119 rooms and suites to Franklin's historic downtown.

Tractor Supply Company
Tractor Supply Company raises over $1 million for United Way of Williamson County

The donation was the first-ever million-dollar charitable campaign for the nonprofit organization in the county.

Nashville Fertility Center opens clinic in Franklin

The clinic opened its Franklin location Nov. 18

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