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Calendar of Events: June 13

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Juneteenth

Inetta Gaines leads one of several Cake Walks during the Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth

June 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

McLemore House Museum

The African-American Heritage Society will host its 14th annual Juneteenth Celebration June 15 at the McLemore House Museum.

Juneteenth at the McLemore House will begin at 11 a.m. with the raising of the American flag and the Juneteenth flag by members of American Legion Post 215. After the opening ceremony, there will be various activities as well as food and refreshments available for purchase. There’s no cost to attend.

In addition to the annual Juneteenth event, the museum will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost of the tours is $10 or $5 for ages 6-17 and free for ages 5 and younger.    

The McLemore House Museum is at 446 11th Ave. N. in Franklin.

Brentfest

June 15, 3-10 p.m.

Crockett Park

Help Brentwood celebrate 50 years at Brentfest, a free afternoon and evening event for the entire family. 

Crockett Park will be filled with fun activities, including a kids zone, food trucks, a beer garden and a variety of live music.

For more information, go online to brentwoodtn50.org.

History summer camp

June 18-20

Carnton and Carter House

At the Battle of Franklin Trust’s History Summer Camp, children will learn about the lives of soldiers and civilians through demonstrations, contests, trips and prizes. 

The camp will focus on life in the 1800s, teaching children about the Underground Railroad, Carter House and Carnton, as well as gardening and other skills. 

The camp, for ages 8-12, is $160 and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 

Class sizes are limited to 25 guests. Register and view a complete schedule of events at boft.org/summer-camp.

Blackberry Jam

June 22, 11:30 a.m.

Boyd Mill Blackberry Farm

Texas roots-music favorite Lee Roy Parnell will bring his ace guitar playing and distinctive voice to the headliner slot for the 2019 Blackberry Jam Music Festival.

The annual benefit has become one of Franklin’s most anticipated summer events.

This year’s festival will be June 22 at Boyd Mill Blackberry Farm in Franklin. 

Tickets are $10 in advance (plus $1.09 service fee) or $15 at the gate, with ages 12 and younger admitted for free. For more information, visit www.theblackberryjam.com

Wesley Chapel UMC ice cream supper

June 22, 5 p.m.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church

Make plans to attend the Wesley Chapel UMC ice cream supper Saturday, June 22.

The event begins at 5 p.m. and will feature an auction beginning at 6 p.m. with a variety of pies, cakes and assorted pastries. Enjoy a cool treat with many flavors of ice cream to choose from. There will also be a bounce house for the children.

The church is located at 6602 Arno Road.

Sunset Concert Series

June 30, 4 p.m.

Carnton’s east lawn

The Battle of Franklin Trust has announced the dates and lineup for its annual Sunset Concert Series, a family-friendly summer tradition providing outdoor concerts on the east lawn of Carnton.

This year’s schedule includes fan-favorite musical acts Johnny Cash Now on June 30 and Resurrection: A Journey Tribute on July 28.

Event gates will open at 4 p.m., and the concerts will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. For the June 30 event, tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the gate and $5 for ages 6-15. On July 28, tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the gate and $5 for children.

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