December may very well be one of the best months for free family events, which is great since the end of the month proves very, very expensive for most. The governor is inviting folks in to tour the Tennessee Residence, which will be decorated for the holidays. Franklin will be putting on th…
Four members of the 21st Judicial District Attorney’s Office were recognized for their work at the 2022 Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference in October.
Singer-songwriters gathered at the Franklin Theatre on Nov. 15 to support one of their own with a benefit concert and art show supporting 8-month-old Rose Daniel, daughter of local singer-songwriter Emily Daniel and husband Michael, who was born earlier this year with Biliary Atresia, a rare…
Lipscomb University is celebrating the start of the holiday season with the 18th annual Lighting of the Green, the community’s festive holiday tradition. This year’s event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 29, outside Lipscomb's Allen Arena.
The kids will be home from school for multiple days this week, and you’ll be ready to get out and enjoy each other not in your house. You’d think there’d be a lull in the free and cheap scene this week, but there’s plenty to choose from this long Thanksgiving weekend: Get out for a run befor…
As these days get dark and the weather turns cold, this next week brings some opportunities to stay toasty. In light of Thanksgiving, there’s the chance to see the film "Gather" at the public library, and a meteor shower viewing tied to a thankfulness-themed bonfire. There’s also the chance …
The City of Franklin will hold their 2022 Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square on Dec. 2, featuring music by Matthew West, the Shine Your Light Singers, and more.
The 21st District Recovery Court hosted their 11th Annual Community Breakfast on Monday which honored recently retired Williamson County Circuit Judge James G. Martin with the Gayle Moyer Harris award.
The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee held their inaugural Skeleton Gala fundraiser on Oct. 29 which drew more than 250 attendees.
The costumes have all been put away, and hopefully the sugar highs from Halloween have come down by now. Now it’s time to save a little cash and find some free post-Halloween fun.
It's spooky season, and there’s no shortage of Halloween festivities to take part in with the goblins and ghouls. Get out and take in all that is PumpkinFest in Franklin along with thousands of other festival goers. Or check out a couple free creepy movie screenings at a plant sale or brewer…
The City of Brentwood will hold their Pups and Popcorn event on Saturday evening featuring a pup Halloween costume contest, food trucks, a viewing of Disney's "Lady and the Tramp" and more pet-friendly activities.
The second annual Brentwood Beer and Wine Festival is set to be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 4 p.m. at 9100 Crockett Road in Brentwood.
As the leaves begin to change and turn even the shortest drive into a hunt for beautiful colors, there are several opportunities to enjoy the fall season. Take the family out to learn about the state’s landscapes, go to Shelby Park to see the leaves in person or learn more about the science …
Williamson Medical Center and Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee will host a blood drive with Blood Assurance on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Registration is now open for PumpkinFest's costume contest and community scarecrow contest ahead of the 37th annual celebration.
Things are getting spooky around Middle Tennessee. In addition to the pricey pumpkin farms that we know you’ll frequent this month, there are some free and cheap options lurking around the corner.
It’s officially October, which means the beginning of true fall and, of course, the beginning of hockey season. In this week’s installment, you can watch the Preds downtown on a big screen, take the kids to a bilingual storytime or take the family to a festival that pays homage to all of the…
The Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department will hold their 11th annual Public Safety Day Festival this Saturday with children's activities, fire displays and more.
The Franklin Fire Department is kicking off Fire Prevention Week with their chalk art contest where you could win one of five $100 gift cards.
The Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival returned to Franklin on September 24 and 25. Pilgrimage, like any other festival, is where people can come together to experience a day’s worth of non-stop live music.
We’re starting to see words like craft and apple and pumpkin in the listings for activities with the family, and that’s reflected in this week’s batch of cheap fun:
The lovely shock of cooler weather a couple days this week, along with the actual first day of fall, is coming alongside some chances to engage in fall fun with the family: In this week’s installment, you can plan a night away from the kids at a Parents Night Out, check out a family church c…
The end of September is approaching quickly, and the cooler temps are making going outside more bearable. This week we are featuring a little of the indoor and out: You can go dance at the Nashville Ballet at a free class, celebrate Hispanic culture at the Adventure Science Center or relax o…
The 26th Annual Chukkers for Charity polo match drew hundreds to Franklin's Orrin Ingram's Riverview Farm on Saturday to celebrate the sport, making this year's event the "most successful" in the history of the charity match, despite the rainy weather.
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking the public's input on future funding for the county's various recreation facilities.
Franklin's K-9 Korral dog park inside of The Park at Harlinsdale Farm is closed until early October as crews set up for the 2022 Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival.
September is absolutely packed with family-friendly events in the Middle Tennessee area. And it’s a wide spectrum in this week’s edition of Five Free and Cheap things: You can check out art for a good cause at Starry Night, learn some karate at a free workshop or take the whole family for an…
The 2022 Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival is just weeks away, and they are still seeking volunteers to help make this year's event a success.
Battle Ground Academy is inviting members of the community to attend its upcoming parenting event and book talk Monday, Sept. 19, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sondra Morris and Robert N. Moore, Jr. ’52 Center for Arts and Entrepreneurship Theater.
The League of Women Voters of Williamson County will host Fairview High School teacher Kevin Sizemore during its September meeting, who will discuss student's ongoing education in the growing field of mechatronics.
September’s FrankTalks will take a look at community initiatives when the Franklin Tomorrow event is held next Monday at 9 a.m.
Fall brings lots of chances for fun in the Middle Tennessee area. From a fest at a spooky old mansion to a geocaching expedition to the chance to check out some cool heavy machinery, there’s plenty for the family to get into.
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County recently held the Heritage Ball Patron Party at the home of Debbie and Michael W. Smith where the organization announced annual winners in three different categories.
To kick off the Halloween season early, the Lotz House is offering evening Ghost Tours of the house on Friday and most Saturday nights beginning Sept. 2 through October.
Crime Stoppers of Williamson County is inviting students in grades 9-12 throughout Williamson County to participate in a logo design competition.
The Franklin Light Opera Company will present its opening production for the 2022-23 season Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9-11, at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center.