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Calendar of Events: July 11

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Experience Spring Hill

July 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Summit High School

The third annual Experience Spring Hill, at Summit High School, the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce’s most popular community event, was created to allow area residents to encounter all the city has to offer while giving local business owners the chance to interact with the community. 

Experience Spring Hill features vendors, a food garden, a kids zone, a career fair and more. Admission is free.

For more information or to take part in Experience Spring Hill, contact Rebecca Melton at 931-486-0625 or rmelton@springhillchamber.com.

Spring Hill Health and Wellness Fair

July 17-18

U.A.W. Hall, Spring Hill

The city of Spring Hill’s 10th annual Health and Wellness Fair will be 1-6 p.m. July 17 and 8 a.m.-noon July 18 at the U.A.W. hall, which is at 125 Stephen Yokich Parkway.

Maury Regional Medical Center will provide medical screenings that will assist in recognizing areas of focus that have great impacts on health. Blood Assurance will also take blood donations on both days, and local health and wellness service providers will staff booths and share areas of expertise. 

For more information, including how to get a booth, go to www.springhilltn.org.

Spring Hill Safety Day

July 21, 2-6:30 p.m.

Wades Grove Community Pavilion

A Spring Hill nurse is partnering with the city’s fire department to host a safety day on July 21 that includes free CPR, AED and basic first-aid training.

The event will be at the Wades Grove Community Pavilion, which is at the end of Wades Crossing across from the swimming pool.

The Spring Hill Fire Department will be on hand to provide the training. Afterward, visitors can enjoy live music, a jump house, face painting, and raffles as well as many other fun activities. There also will be food trucks, T-shirts for sale and vendors will staff booths and provide further information related to health and safety.  

Swanky Plank Vintage + Handmade Market

July 18-20

Rippavilla, Spring Hill

Rippavilla Inc.’s annual Swanky Plank Vintage + Handmade Market is a three-day event featuring vendors of vintage, antique, repurposed and handmade goods on the historic grounds of Rippavilla in Spring Hill. Swanky Plank also hosts a variety of local food trucks, a craft brewery and live music, making it a fun summer outing for the whole family.

The event will be 4-8 p.m. July 18, noon-8 p.m. July 19 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 20. 

For more information, visit www.rippavilla.org/swankyplank.

Kitty Hall

July 19, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Franklin City Hall

The city of Franklin is teaming up with Williamson Animal Center for Kitty Hall, a fundraising event featuring a kitty election and adoption opportunities in City Hall in downtown Franklin.

July is the season for kittens, and Williamson Animal Center will offer two kittens for the price of one. The adoption fees will be $10 for (one or two) kittens and $10 for adult cats. The event will be in a conference room right off the main hallway in City Hall.  Adoptable shelter animals can be viewed online at www.adoptwcac.org.

Sunset Concert Series

July 28, 4 p.m.

Carnton’s east lawn

The Battle of Franklin Trust’s annual Sunset Concert Series, a family-friendly summer tradition on the east lawn of Carnton, will continue with fan-favorite musical act Resurrection: A Journey Tribute on July 28. While event gates will open at 4 p.m., the concert will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the gate and $5 for ages 6-15. For more information, visit boft.org/sunset-concert.

Bluegrass Along the Harpeth: Fiddler’s Jamboree

July 26-27

Downtown Franklin

Downtown Franklin’s Public Square will hold a weekend of music, food and dancing for the whole family. Bluegrass artists like Deanie Richardson and Crosswind will take the stage on Friday, while Saturday holds many dancing opportunities throughout the day.

Admission is free, and all the proceeds from within the event will benefit the Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission. For more information, visit www.bluegrassalongtheharpeth.com.

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