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Events Calendar: Friday, Sept. 21 Brown Bag Lunch Bunch

The Arts Council of Williamson County’s ‘Brown Bag Lunch Bunch’ guest speaker is Julie Horn, Director of Visual Arts, Craft & Media for the Tennessee Arts Commission. The Lunch Bunch will meet on Friday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Williamson County Public Library (main conference room), 1314 Columbia Pike in Franklin.

Julie Horn will speak about the programs and funding that the Tennessee Arts Commission has to offer individual artists of TN, including the $5000 Individual Artist Fellowships and Professional Development Support. The Tennessee Arts Commission is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to ensure the citizens of Tennessee have access to and participate in the arts.

Grab lunch and join them for a free program at lunchtime of artistic fun and camaraderie. For information, visit, or call 615-428-3845.


Saturday, Sept. 22


Brentwood Street Festival

Town Center Saturdays will hold a Brentwood Street Festival, Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Mooreland Mansion, Executive Drive in Brentwood.

There will be arts, live music, children’s activities, fresh produce and crafts.

The event is sponsored by Bo Patton of Raymond James, Legends Bank, Tapestry Brentwood, Citizens for Brentwood Greenspace and FirstBank.


Good Health Day @ Westhaven

The Weshaven community, and its Town Center health care professionals are teaming up for Good Health Day @ Westhaven on Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Westhaven’s Town Center.

The event is in observance of National Health Awareness Month.

Many of Westhaven’s Town Center health care professionals are taking part in this event.  The physicians of Vanderbilt Health will be offering glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure testing, and oral health screenings will be provided by Westhaven Dentistry.  Eye tests and screenings are to be provided by the Spectacle Shoppe. There will also be fitness demonstrations provided by Sweat, and information on healthy activities and nutrition provided by Active Buys. Artistry Spa Salon will be on hand as well to provide skin care demonstrations and information.

Also on hand will be the Franklin Police Department, Franklin Fire Department and Williamson County Medical Center Ambulance who will be teaming up with Vanderbilt Health to conduct car seat safety checks at The Academy of Westhaven as part of the Touch a Truck campaign.

For information on this event, please contact Mary Lee Bennett, Marketing Manager for Westhaven or visit


Tuesday, Oct. 2


Franklin Tomorrow ‘Breakfast With Mayors,’ Oct. 2

Franklin Tomorrow Breakfast will hold Breakfast with the Mayors presented by First Farmers Bank, will be Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Rolling Hills Community Church, 1810 Columbia Ave.

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson and Franklin Mayor Dr. Ken Moore will be joined by Katie Turner, director, Account Management, for Franklin-based Healthways, the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions. Turner’s topic will be “How Does Well- Being Affect Your Business?” which will feature details from the Gallup • Healthways Well-Being Index.

Franklin Tomorrow will also announce details of a significant community health initiative with founding partner BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee during the program.

The doors will open at 7 a.m. with the program to begin at 7:45 a.m.

Breakfast will be provided by Chick-Fil-A and coffee from Royal Cup Coffee.

First Farmers Bank is the Presenting Sponsor for the series, with Platinum Partner sponsorships by Windstream Communications, Ryan Search & Consulting, Alfred Benesch & Co., Williamson County Association of Realtors, and Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon. The TMA Group and Varallo Public Relations are also sponsors for this breakfast.

The breakfast is free, but reservations are required. Visit


Saturday, Oct. 13

Brentwood’s annual Public Safety Day Festival, Oct. 13

In an effort to better connect the public with the city’s fire and emergency services, the Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department will hold its annual Public Safety Day festival Saturday, Oct. 13. The free, family-friendly event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kroger parking lot of the Brentwood Place shopping center, 330 Franklin Road. 

The festival will include children’s activities, static displays of fire and police vehicles, and free car seat checks.  There are also plans to have a residential fire sprinkler exhibition and a live vehicle extrication demonstration featuring tools and equipment from the city’s newest fire engine. 

Open house tours of each of Brentwood’s four fire stations will occur simultaneously with the Kroger parking lot events.

For information about Public Safety Day, please contact the Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department at 615-370-0170.


Mercy Children’s Clinic to host American Girl Fashion Show

Tickets are now on sale for Mercy Children's Clinic’s American Girl Fashion Show to be held Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Factory at Franklin. The show will feature models showing off American Girl's line of historical, contemporary and Bitty Baby clothing. There

will be three show times, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., in Liberty Hall at The Factory, located at 230 Franklin Road, Franklin.

Tickets for adults and children are $35 per person and include admission to the Fashion Show, a special dining experience with a variety of tea sandwiches and assorted sweet treats, a door prize entry and the chance to purchase Sparkle Sweepstakes tickets to win up to $200 worth of American Girl dolls and accessories.

More information can be found at

Posted on: 9/20/2012


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