Franklin Tomorrow shifts April 13 FrankTalks to online webinar focusing on social engagement

  Franklin and Williamson County are expected to still be under a stay at home order on Monday, April 13, so Franklin Tomorrow is taking its monthly education series FrankTalks online. We will utilize Zoom technology to host the program, starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending at approximately 10:30 a.m. Our topic will be “Social…

Statement from Williamson County Parks and Recreation regarding facilities and activities

  The number one priority of Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is the safety and well-being of our patrons and employees.  In light of guidance from the CDC and public health authorities, until further notice, the following guidelines will be used by WCPR. *All Recreation Centers and outdoor parks and amenities will remain open…

Upcoming events at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center

  The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) will host a variety of family friendly entertainment in the coming weeks at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Avenue; located off of Columbia Avenue just south of historic downtown Franklin Celtic Rhythms on Fire – THIS WEEKEND! Saturday, March 7…

Williamson County Parks and Rec. Musical Theatre Experience Program for Youth presents Willy Wonka Kids

  Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s (WCPR) Musical Theatre Experience program for youth offers a fast-paced, but FUN education in musical theatre: singing, dancing, and acting, while working towards a culminating production. The Franklin and Nolensville Spring program is nearing completion and the students are ready to showcase their talents in the musical production of…

“The Aretha Legacy” from Studio Tenn honors The Queen of Soul (May 27-31)

Artistic Director Patrick Cassidy makes directorial debut in annual “Legacy” Series   Studio Tenn Artistic Director Patrick Cassidy will make his directorial debut in the company’s production of “The Aretha Legacy,” a theatrical concert celebrating the life and work of Aretha Franklin, at the Franklin Theatre from May 27-31. Cassidy chose a cast of six…

America’s Haydn Festival with the Gateway Chamber Orchestra to be held April 3-6

  Gateway Chamber Orchestra will host the second annual America’s Haydn Festival on Friday, April 3, through Monday, April 6. Tickets are on sale now for the festival honoring the famed composer Franz Joseph Haydn. The multi-day event includes string quartet, full orchestra and choir performances of works by Haydn. As a part of the…

Williamson County Fair celebrates youth involvement, education

Deadlines approach for Jr. Fair Board, scholarship applications   Applications are now being accepted for the Williamson County Fair Jr. Fair Board (JFB) and for its annual scholarship, two opportunities that encourage and celebrate youth involvement in the Williamson County Fair. The deadlines to apply are Friday, February 28 for the JFB and Wednesday, April…