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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



Nashville MLK Day
What to know about the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march, convocation in Nashville on Jan. 20

The annual ceremonial march will take participants from Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church to Tennessee State University.

Chuy's to open new location in Brentwood

The eatery offers Tex Mex favorites, such as tacos, burritos, enchiladas and more.

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Peace, Love and Little Donuts coming to Hill Center Brentwood

Flavors for the tennis- ball-sized doughnuts include s'mores, salted caramel and cherry cheesecake. 

Scissors & Scotch is slated to open this summer in Brentwood. (Courtesy Scissors & Scotch)
Scissors & Scotch, a men's barbershop, slated for Phase 2 of Hill Center Brentwood

The barbershop offers men's styling services with a full bar.

Southerner's Coffee is now open in Franklin. (Alex Hosey/ Community Impact Newspaper)
Drive-thru coffee trailer Southerner's Coffee now open in Franklin

The spot offers signature coffee creations and classic drinks.

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Urgent Team clinic now open in Franklin

The clinic offers urgent care as well as physicals and immunizations.

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City of Brentwood, Williamson County urge resident participation in 2020 Census

Mailers for this year's census are expected to arrive this spring.

More than 400 acres of new land were annexed into the city of Franklin on Nov. 7 following a referendum approved by homeowners Oct. 22.
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Franklin to host open house meeting for Goose Creek annexation

City staff will provide informational exhibits showing recommendations, and residents are invited to come and go as they like and provide feedback and ask questions.

Franklin BOMA
Southbrooke development sparks housing affordability discussion at Franklin city hall

A public hearing for the proposed annexation will be held at city hall on Feb. 11 before the first of three readings of the resolution.

Americana Taphouse
Americana Taphouse to debut in downtown Franklin on Jan. 29

The new bar and eatery replaces Puckett's Boathouse downtown.

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