Franklin Theatre Hosts Children’s “Eggs-travaganza” March 30

The Franklin Theatre will help spread Easter cheer a day early this year. The historic event venue will host its first “Eggs-travaganza” on Saturday, March 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The children’s event will include a screening of the animated movie Hop and a chance to win a brand-new bicycle from Mac’s Harpeth Bikes in Franklin. The Theatre, whose marquee first illuminated Main Street in 1937, said it focuses on children-oriented events each year in order to give back to its community supporters. “We enjoy these opportunities to engage with both the children and their families, because it means we’re making memories with them,” said Chelsey Reardon, marketing and communications manager. “The Theatre is nostalgic for many people, and we … [Read more...]

2012 New Year’s Eve in Downtown Franklin

  Puckett’s Boat House is adding some French Quarter flavor to downtown Franklin on New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2013 with two live shows and a special celebratory menu full of Gulf Coast flavor. The Southern seafood-focused eatery will host Roux du Bayou, a high-energy Cajun band that entertains with authentic zydeco, Mardi Gras and swamp pop music—with some classic rock n’ roll and R&B thrown in for good measure. The group has been regaling the region with its Creole music for 13 years, and promises to bring a Bourbon Street feel to the Boat House. In addition to the authentic bayou tunes, the Boat House has created an all-you-can-eat buffet, including steaming plates of Southern seafood, crab legs and Puckett’s signature side … [Read more...]

Downtown Franklin: The Next Seven Days

  There’s always something going on in Historic Franklin’s downtown core! Whether you are a film enthusiast or into cultivating your own craftiness, there are plenty of opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the arts the next few days: Wednesday, Sept. 5, it’s “Girls’ Night Out” at the Franklin Theatre – rally the crew and enjoy a movie night in downtown Franklin. Magic Mike is a comedy based on actor Channing Tatum’s own life as a hopeful entrepreneur and ladies’ man who shines at night. Themed drinks will be served. The show starts at 7 p.m., and movies are always just $5 at the Franklin Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit franklintheatre.com. Several months ago, a group of small business owners … [Read more...]