Listen to jazz, eat local food, watch a circus show and more: Five things to do in Williamson County this weekend Jan. 24-26

Franklin Theatre
The Franklin Theatre will host a live performance from the Brubeck Brothers Quartet this Saturday. (Photo Courtesy Visit Franklin)

The Franklin Theatre will host a live performance from the Brubeck Brothers Quartet this Saturday. (Photo Courtesy Visit Franklin)

Jan. 24

Listen to the Brubeck Brothers Quartet

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet, formed by the sons of legendary jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, will perform a live multimedia show at the Franklin Theatre, including stories from Dave’s sons Chris and Dan about the pianist’s life and music performed by the quartet. 8-10 p.m. $55-$71. 419 Main St., Franklin. 615-538-2076.

Jan. 24

Watch a cabaret circus show

The Nashville Circus Center will host a cabaret-themed show, where students and instructors of the center will show off their aerial artistry and circus skills at the Roy E. Barberi Theater in Brentwood. 8-10:30 p.m. $10. 1724, Ste. A, General George Patton Drive, Brentwood. 615-678-4739.

Jan. 25

Sample local food for Franklin High School

The Franklin High School Parent Association will host Taste of Franklin, a community event with food tastings from over 15 local restaurants, live music and a silent auction. Money raised through ticket sales, donations and the auction will benefit Franklin High School. 4-7 p.m. $20 (adults), $15 (students). 810 Hillsboro Road, Franklin.

Jan. 25

Rock out to the oldies

The Ultimate Oldies Rock and Roll Show will perform a live show at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center celebrating music and culture from the ‘50s and ‘60s, including doo-wop, Motown, girl groups, folk and beach music. Attendees are encouraged to come out in period attire, with prizes to be given to those with the highest hair. 7-10 p.m. $20 (general admission), $15 (seniors). 112 Everbright Ave., Franklin.

Jan. 25

Geocache at Owl’s Hill

The Owl’s Hill Sanctuary will be hosting a geocache day, where individuals or groups can search for hidden treasure using GPS coordinates and test their navigational skills using a GPS or smartphone. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $10 (individual), $36 (group of four). 545 Beech Creek Road S., Brentwood. 615-370-4672.


Perry's Steakhouse & Grille will open Feb. 18 in Franklin. (Courtesy Perry's Steakhouse & Grille)
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille will open Franklin location Feb. 18

Perry's offers Prime-aged steaks, seafood and its signature entree, Perry's Famous Pork Chop, a in-house-butchered pork chop measuring seven fingers high, which is carved tableside.

Mother and daughter Melanie Johnson and Nikki Reeves took over ownership of the space in December from the previous owners, another mother-daughter team who had run the shop since its opening in 2016. (Photos by Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The second round of the Paycheck Protection Program launched Jan. 13. (Courtesy Fotolia)
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Rep. Glen Casada has been placed on administrative leave according to a Jan. 8 announcement from House Speaker Cameron Sexton. (Courtesy Tennessee General Assembly)
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The new bank location will open in February. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Tennessee is working to vaccinate vulnerable populations, including those age 75 and older. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar opened in early January in downtown Franklin. (Courtesy Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar, Victoria Rosa)
Culaccino Italian Restaurant + Bar now open in Franklin

The new eatery is now open in Harpeth Square in downtown Franklin.

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen is scheduled to meet next on Jan. 26. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin BOMA expected to appoint former mayor John Schroer to fill vacant seat through 2021

The city of Franklin will add the seat—held by Alderperson Pearl Bransford until her death in November—to the ballot for its next election in October.

Many areas of Williamson County saw snowfall Jan. 11. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A new development has been proposed for land near Old Charlotte Pike, a historic corridor. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Glen Casada
Former state House speaker, Franklin-area Rep. Glen Casada, placed on administrative leave following federal search

In a Jan. 8 press conference, House Seaker Cameron Sexton said he could comment on why the offices were searched or the subject of the investigation. No indictments or arrests have been made.

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