Westhaven is creating a Whiskey Wonderland as we say goodbye to winter and welcome in the warmer weather. Join them to sample whiskeys from around the world, chat with master distillers, and cozy up over some great local food and live music. Your ticket includes 15 whiskey samples. This event is 21-plus and outdoors, so bundle up! WhiskeyWarmer.com/franklin
Best-selling authors and longtime friends Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie F. Downs alongside Compassion LIVE converge for a night of friends, food and faith. Deemed a night of nourishment for women of all stages, Come to the Table is a night of laughter, digging into Scripture, and cooking around the table together. For tickets and information, visit CompassionLive.com.
The Cumberland Heights Annual “Reaching New Heights” Luncheon on April 3 will feature Tara Conner, who was crowned Miss USA in 2006 and is a television personality and recovery advocate. The mission of “Reaching New Heights” is to highlight the women’s programs at Cumberland Heights, to raise funds to help women in treatment and celebrate women living in recovery. CumberlandHeights.org
The festival will feature more than 225 higher-end wines, beer, a spirits tasting, food samplings from 25 local restaurants and an extensive silent auction. Tickets are $89 per person, which includes a $30 gift card to Deacon's New South. Limited walk-up tickets will be available the night of the event for $115. NHL.com/predators
As part of the Garden Talk Series presented by the Williamson County Master Gardeners Association Speakers Bureau, "Alternative Gardening" explores unconventional ways to grow plants. Discover options that help mitigate space, time and physical limitations both indoors and outside. For more information, visit EngagedPatrons.org.
Emerging Leaders United, a leadership and professional development program at United Way of Williamson County, is hosting “Run for the Health of It,” the inaugural United Way 5K/8K on Saturday, April 13. The race begins at Franklin Bicentennial Park. Live music provided by Three Car Garage. For more information and to register, visit UnitedWay5k8k.ItsYourRace.com.
The Water Lantern Festival brings people together in a magical night that includes food, music and beauty as the lanterns light up the water. WaterLanternFestival.com
The primary fundraiser for the Frist Center, the gala supports the museum’s education and outreach programs. The 2019 Gala will take its thematic inspiration from the Frist Center’s presentation of Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Mellon. For more information, FristCenter.org.
The City of Franklin Parks Department along with the Franklin Tree Commission invite you to celebrate Arbor Day. The event includes tons of fun in the trees with opportunities in tree climbing, kids’ activities, food, information and free tree saplings. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 615.794.2103.
Nashville’s Earth Day Festival is a free, family-friendly event with live entertainment throughout the day featuring exhibits and hands-on activities aimed at educating Nashvillians about protecting our environment and living green. With more than 100 family-friendly booths, hosted by community groups, environmental organizations and government agencies. For more information, visit NashvilleEarthDay.org.
The Battle of Franklin Trust, which manages Carnton and Carter House, will host its Legacy Dinner on Friday, April 26 at Carnton. The signature black-tie affair will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a gourmet dinner, in addition to live entertainment. For more information, visit BOFT.org.
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 36th Annual Main Street Festival will take place Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. One of the largest events in the Southeast, the festival is expected to draw a crowd of about 100,000 for a fun-filled weekend of music, arts and crafts, food and children’s activities. For more information, visit WilliamsonHeritage.org/events.