We have some great events coming up this year in historic Franklin, TN...
WINE TASTING In FEBRUARY
3 Blind Vines - Friday, February 25, 2011
This is an annual event - a wine tasting presented by The Next Generation Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County. 3 Blind Vines benefits the Franklin Theatre. This year it is being held at Jamison Hall in the Factory. All wine lovers will have the opportunity to taste different brands of Sauvignon Blanc and Malbec. The cost is $25.00 per person plus 3 bottles of wine (1 Sauvignon Blanc, 1 Malbec and 1 other of your choice). Admission includes entertainment and food from your favorite local restaurants & chefs.
ST PATRICK'S DAY IN FRANKLIN, TN
In MARCH - Main Street Brew Fest - Saturday, March 12, 2011
Of course this is a celebration of St. Patrick's Day - Historic Franklin style! Held downtown, the Main Street Brew Fest includes tastings of more than 50 beers and a sampling of Irish whiskey in the Main Street shops. The cost is $35 per ticket. From 6 to 9 p.m. Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic, but open to pedestrian traffic. Most shops and restaurants will be open during the event.
End of APRIL - Main Street Festival - Saturday & Sunday, April 30 - May 1, 2011
This is Franklin's annual Main Street Festival that traditionally brings more than 200 artisans & crafters to the Downtown District. Last year we had three stages, two carnivals and two food courts at the historic Public Square. This free street festival runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. The Fourth Avenue Street Dance continues until 10 p.m. that evening. Then all activities re-open from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
In JUNE - Tour of Homes - Saturday & Sunday, June 4-5, 2011
The annual Town & Country Tour of Homes will be held the first weekend in June. Typically eight homes are open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County. Tickets are $30 and can be obtained on the days of the tour at any of the homes.
For more information, be sure to visit historicfranklin.com.