Pilgrimage Festival

This year's Pilgrimage Festival at Harlinsdale Farm turned out to be a very rainy weekend with lots of performances canceled. But Franklin Lifestyle was there before the rain set in. 

Runways, Coffles & Fancy Girls

Author Bill Carey presented a lecture on his book Runways, Coffles & Fancy Girls: A History of Slavery in Tennessee at the Williamson Country Public Library. 

Bluegrass along the Harpeth

Always held the last weekend in July, Bluegrass along the Harpeth was started in 1991 and has made its home on Franklin's town square. The historic backdrop is the perfect place for a weekend of music put on and operated by old-time musicians and dancers. 

Tails of Friendship

When we let pets into our homes, they quickly and easily also find a place into our hearts. They become a part of the family. Whether it’s your cat that paws your head at 5 a.m. or your panting dog begging to play catch, we can’t imagine our lives without them.  This issue celebrates the … Continued

Franklin Rodeo Parades through Town

Founded in 1949, the Franklin Rodeo draws more than 18,000 screaming fans year after year. It is one of the longest-running family events in Middle Tennessee and one of the largest rodeos east of the Mississippi. Photos by Tom Boone Thomson

Gilda’s Club Opens Williamson County Center

Gilda’s Club has been providing free emotional and social support to those affected by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed. Gilda’s Club was founded in memory of the talented Saturday Night Live comedian Gilda Radner, who died of ovarian cancer in 1989. The new Williamson County Center is located at 4588 Carothers Parkway … Continued

O’ Be Joyful Whiskey and Burger Bar Opens

Gray's on Main owners Michael and Joni Cole have added another restaurant to their repertoire: O' Be Joyful, a new burger and whiskey bar. It's named after the nickname that Civil War soldiers used to call their homemade whiskey brew. The space was formerly occupied by Papa Boudreaux’s. 325 Main St., Franklin, Tennessee, 615.465.6168, OBJFranklin.com

Dog Show is a Pet Lover’s Dream

The Country Music Cloister Dog Show at the Williamson County Ag Expo in March brought out hundreds of our furry pals. The purebreds walked pretty, performed and competed for the canine-loving attendees. Nashville Kennel Club is a partner in the dog show and works to protect the rights of all dog owners while promoting responsible dog … Continued

Life Luxury Wellness & Medspa Grand Opening

Life at Southern Surgical Arts in Cool Springs is a wellness and medspa center, led by Dr. Brady Harris, that focuses on the entire being. Skin laser therapies, weight loss, cosmetic surgery and hormone replacement therapy are just a few of the services Life offers to help its patients feel better on the inside and … Continued

Taste of Williamson

Taste of Williamson is an annual restaurant sampling event featuring favorite local eateries where ticket holders meet chefs, sip a beverage, taste restaurant offerings and enjoy musical entertainment. Proceeds benefit United Way and support programs that are creating opportunities for a better life for all in Williamson County. Photography by United Way staff.