Live music, movie screenings and more: 5 things to do in Williamson County this weekend, Nov. 8-10

Franklin Theatre
The Franklin Theatre will host two screening of the Emmy-award winning PBS documentary film "The Battle of Franklin" this weekend. Photo Courtesy Visit Franklin.

The Franklin Theatre will host two screening of the Emmy-award winning PBS documentary film "The Battle of Franklin" this weekend. Photo Courtesy Visit Franklin.

Listen to the blues to help support veterans

Nov. 9



Blues artists Rick Vito and Etta and Bob Britt will play live music at Puckett’s of Leiper’s Fork at a dinner put on by the Building Lives Foundation. Proceeds from the event will benefit veterans in the Middle Tennessee area through the foundation. 6-10 p.m. Membership levels to attend the event range from $100-$2,500. 4142 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin. 615-275-5701. www.wearebuildinglives.org



Watch history come to life

Nov. 9



The Lotz House Museum will host Civil War Living History, where guests can interact with dedicated reenactors playing the parts of various characters throughout Civil War history. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 1111 Columbia Ave., Franklin. 615-790-7190. www.lotzhouse.com





See the fall colors at Owl’s Hill

Nov. 9



The Owl’s Hill Sanctuary will put on guided walks through the forest to showcase the changing leaves in the sanctuary’s trees. The tour is for adults only and cameras and binoculars are welcome. $12. 545 Beech Creek Road S., Brentwood. 9:30-11:30 a.m. 615-370-4672. www.owlshill.org





Tour the studios of local artists

Nov. 9-10



The Arts Council of Williamson County will host the 2019 Artists’ Studio Tour, where over 25 local artists throughout Franklin, Leiper’s Fork and Spring Hill will open up their studios and workshops to the public in a two-day driving tour. 12-5 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 day of, $10 for students with ID. Multiple locations (see website for details). 615-428-3845. www.artscouncilwc.org





Watch a documentary on the Battle of Franklin

Nov. 10



The Franklin Theatre will host two screenings of the Emmy-award winning documentary “The Battle of Franklin” with proceeds from ticket sales to support efforts to preserve the historic site. 5-7 p.m., 8-10 p.m. $20. 419 Main St., Franklin. 615-538-2076. www.franklintheatre.com

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