Franklin Christmas Parade

The Franklin Kiwanis Christmas Parade is held every year on the first Saturday in December. It makes its way through the streets of Historic Downtown Franklin and celebrates the traditions of the holiday season.

One Gen Away’s Mobile Pantry

15,000-25,000 pounds of food were dropped off at Fairview High School where volunteers sorted and distributed to neighbors in need. For more info, visit

Dr. Mary Lynn Moran Grand Opening

  Dr. Moran celebrated the grand opening of her facial plastic and reconstructive surgery office with raffles, giveaways, champagne….and puppies from Proverbs 12:10 rescue.

Sanctuary South’s Holiday Open House

Sanctuary South in the Westhaven neighborhood got in to the holiday spirit with champagne and light appetizers (including mini bundt cakes!) for shoppers during their open house in November. 

Sips, Sweets and Shopping

Author, blogger and speaker Rebekah Lyons, together with The Nashville Mom's Dawn Burns hosted an evening of champagne, pie tasting and shopping at Draper James. Guests got to hear Rebekah speak about her new book, Rhythms of Renewal while tasting pumpkin and apple crisp pie from the Southern Baked Pie Company.

Christmas 4 Kids

Phil Vassar headlined an evening of fan-favorite hits and holiday classics at the Ryman. The all-star lineup also included Lonestar, Matt Ramsey of Old Dominion, Jamie O'Neal, Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele, to name a few. The funds generated by the concert are used to give over 400 children from 29 different schools, a day-long shopping excursion.  

TedX VIP Party

Speakers, staff, board members and media guests got to mix and mingle at Industrious to celebrate the TEDx Bold & Brilliant Women's Conference held last month.

Local Ribbon Cuttings

No shortage of ribbon cuttings this month! Business continues to boom in Franklin. + Shellnut Insurance  + Cool Springs Modern Dentistry   

Franklin, Brentwood and Green Hills Lifestyle Magazines Party

Publishers, partners and friends gathered at Mercedes Benz of Nashville to celebrate the release of the October issue. The silent auction part of the evening raised more than $4,700 for Mercy Community Healthcare. A special thanks to our sponsors: The Poki, Harvest by LabCanna, Wheelers Raid Distillery, Barrels and Brews, Granite City, NoBaked Cookie Dough, Mangia Nashville … Continued


The rainy weather didn't stop the Franklin community from coming out to this yearly, free festival. Live music, delicious food, river events, field mazes and even an ENO village are all part of this family-friendly event.

Franklin Skin & Laser Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Dr. Steven Bengelsdorf and staff celebrated one year at their location on International Drive in Franklin. The practice specializes in cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic surgery. 

Williamson County Library Updates Story Theater in Children’s Department

The Williamson County Main Public Library held a ribbon cutting in honor of its newly updated story theater in the children's department. Money for the updates to the theater were donated by David Halitsky in honor of his late mother, Sylvia, who resided in Middle Tennessee and loved reading to children. Photography by Shifay Cheung   

Studio Tenn’s ‘One Night Only’ Gala

Studio Tenn's annual fundraising gala featured music in the round, top-tier food, specialty cocktails that celebrate legendary artists and a live auction to support Middle Tennessee’s world-class professional theater company.

House Beautiful Reveals Second Annual Whole Home Concept House

Located in the Belle Meade area of Nashville, the 6,201-square-foot home was built by Castle Homes and Wellness Within Your Walls, which promotes health and sustainability in home design. Fifteen designers from around the country were tasked with creating spaces in which every design element has a purpose. Photography by David A. Land 

NextDoorLife Holds Closet Sale

Franklin residents Reagan King and Polly Fleming, the bloggers who run The Nextdoor Life on Instagram, hosted a closet sale at downtown's newest Airbnb, the Little Franklin House. You can follow the fashion influencers at @nextdoorlife and the Airbnb at @little_franklin_house.