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4th Annual Summer Educator Institute: Cultivating Conversations

The Franklin Theatre 419 Main Street, Franklin, TN

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County is proud to offer its Summer Educator Institute, an immersive, experiential professional development program, designed to provide social studies teachers an opportunity to engage with scholars in research, critical analysis, and study at the Heritage Foundation. The Summer Educator Institute offers educators a content-rich program taught by nationally recognized […]

Timeless Tales: Classic Children’s Literature Read Alouds at the Moore-Morris History and Culture Center

Moore-Morris History & Culture Center of Williamson County 108 Bridge Street, Franklin, TN

We're excited to introduce Timeless Tales, a new series for 1-3 year olds and their adult loved ones! Join us on Friday, June 7th at 9:00 AM at the Moore-Morris History and Culture Center for an engaging read aloud of "The Little Red Hen" by Paul Galdone from veteran teacher, Cinda Dehner. In addition to […]

Pour & Explore: Rosé Edition

Moore-Morris History & Culture Center of Williamson County 108 Bridge Street, Franklin, TN

Join us for an evening of wine exploration! Indulge your senses and embark on a journey through the captivating world of rosé at the Moore-Morris History and Culture Center on June 13. We’re thrilled to invite you to the first wine-tasting event, featuring the expertise of renowned Sommelier Davis Campbell from Wines Together. Dive into […]

On The Town: An Evening of Heritage, Community, and Music

Sunday, June 30, 2024 4 – 9pm Limited to 50 Guests Join us for an unforgettable evening of heritage, community, and music on Sunday, June 30, 2024, from 4 to 9 pm. Experience the charm of historic Downtown Franklin with a curated journey through cultural landmarks, culminating in a private concert at the renowned Franklin […]

Warwick Lecture Series: Maury County Historian JoAnn McClellan

The Lehew Magid Big House (Old, Old Jail) 112 Bridge St., Franklin, TN

Education in Rural African American Communities: The Rosenwald Schools JoAnn McClellan will share the history of how Maury County's education system has evolved since emancipation in 1863. She will paint a picture of what it was like when schools were segregated and the dynamic impact of Rosenwald schools. Great educators like Rosenwald Superintendents Stella Howse Smith and Johnnie […]

Spirits in Defiance: A Whiskey Trail Experience

Sunday, August 25, 2024 5 – 9pm Limited to 75 guests Experience the allure of historic Downtown Franklin on Sunday, August 25, 2024, from 5 to 9 pm with "Spirits in Defiance: A Whiskey Trail Experience." Indulge in an exclusive whiskey tasting event at Stable Reserve, featuring award-winning spirits from three Tennessee Whiskey Trail distilleries. […]

39th Annual PumpkinFest 2024

Franklin's Main Street 106 3rd Ave N, Franklin, TN

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 39th Annual PumpkinFest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family Fall festival that returns on Saturday, October 26, 2024. With more than 115,000 people in attendance in 2023, the festival stretches along Main Street and its side avenues in downtown Franklin and offers tons of festive fun for people of all […]

Past Places & Present Palates: A Progressive Feast

Saturday, November 16, 2024 4 – 9pm Limited to 50 Guests Embark on a culinary journey through Franklin's historic homes at "Past Places & Present Palates: A Progressive Feast" on Saturday, November 16, 2024, from 4 to 9 pm. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails at the Watson-Pointer House, indulge in a gourmet dinner at Laurel Hill, […]

39th Annual Dickens of a Christmas 2024

Franklin's Main Street 106 3rd Ave N, Franklin, TN

Dickens of a Christmas recreates the time of Charles Dickens using historic downtown Franklin’s charming architecture as the backdrop. A variety of musicians, dancers and Dickens characters will fill the streets. Expect to see and interact with the nefarious Fagin from Oliver Twist; Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the rest of the Cratchit […]