Annual bootlegging event to be held on Saturday, August 26 at Carnton


The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the seventh annual Bootlegger’s Bash on Saturday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at Carnton.

Guests will celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging with a casual evening featuring a delicious Southern supper by Chef Penelope and music from a live local band. Tennessee distilleries will also provide tastings for guests including H Clark Distillery, Tenn South Distillery, Prichard’s Distillery, Corsair Artisans and Leipers Fork Distillery. All proceeds from this ticketed event will go towards the preservation of Carnton and Cater House.

Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance online at Eventbrite or Guests are recommended to purchase early as the event typically sells out. Tickets are $50 per person or $90 per couple. Bootlegger’s Bash is a strictly 21 and up event. Sponsors for Bootlegger’s Bash include Auto-Owners Insurance, International Insurance Brokerage, LLC, Centre of Holistic & Biological Dentistry, Southern Events Party Rental Company, Bright Event Productions, Nashville Tent & Awning and Mantra Artisan Ales.

About The Battle of Franklin Trust

The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)3 management corporation acting on behalf of Franklin’s battlefield sites to contribute to visitors’ understanding of the November 30, 1864 Battle of Franklin. The Trust is organized for the charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle to preserve this important part of the nation’s history.