This two-day weekend music festival in honor of Franklin's own Grand Ole Opry stars Sam and Kirk McGee and features bluegrass music, fiddling, buck dancing, crafts, food and more. BluegrassAlongTheHarpeth.com
Carnton’s family-friendly outdoor concert is the perfect occasion for members of the community to gather on the lawn and listen to the music of Journey. Guests are welcome to pack picnic dinners or take advantage of delicious local on-site food trucks and beverage vendors. Tickets may be purchased either in advance or at the door. BOFT.org
Williamson County Fair is supported by more than 1,800 volunteers, numerous sponsors, its home county and surrounding communities. Featuring numerous attractions, entertainment and competitive events, the fair has grown each summer and continues to be a beacon for agricultural education in Williamson County. The fair runs from Friday, Aug. 3 to Saturday, Aug. 11. WilliamsonCountyFair.org
In 2 minutes and 42 seconds, Chubby Checker revolutionized popular culture and changed music forever when he appeared on American Bandstand and performed “The Twist.” It was the dawn of a new era in rock 'n' roll. Shows are 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. FranklinTheatre.com
l’Eté du Vin, the country’s longest-running charity wine auction, will take place Aug. 4 at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. This one-of-a-kind evening celebrates “everything wine” with wine tastings and a gourmet dinner as well as silent and live auctions for wine, unique wine experiences and luxury items. This year’s event honors seven distinguished women vintners and benefits eight local charities. NashvilleWineAuction.com
Bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs and enjoy the movie Justice League under the stars. For more info email email@example.com or call 615.794.2103.
The Franklin Watermelon Festival is a big, juicy, sweet seed-spittin’ fun day for the whole family! The games for both kids and adults include the popular watermelon seed-spitting contest and the fastest watermelon eating contest. Don’t miss the wild watermelon carvings and slices of ice-cold watermelon! Located in The Shed. FranklinFarmersMarket.com
A special monthly event just for Heritage Foundation members: Come by the Old, Old Jail to get a tour of the building, meet the staff, and get to know fellow Heritage Foundation members! This event is held on the third Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm.