July 2019 Around Town

American Battlefield Trust Honors Local Battlefield Preservation Champion At its most recent annual gathering, American Battlefield Trust, a national nonprofit dedicated to preserving the nation’s historic battlefields, honored Robert Hicks of Franklin with the Edwin C. Bearss Lifetime Achievement Award. As a New York Times bestselling author, Robert’s novels have brought national attention to the Franklin community … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Scott Hamilton Honored at Powerhouse Awards Scott Hamilton, world champion figure skater and cancer survivor, also advocates for violent crime victims. As an effective advocate, he was recently honored at the Powerhouse Awards presented by You Have the Power, an organization that empowers people victimized by crime through education, advocacy and understanding. YHTP honored Scott … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Tristar Southern Hills Garners Top 2018 General Hospital Award The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog organization, has deemed TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center one of the “Top General Hospitals” in the United States, the sole recipient in Tennessee for 2018. Only hospitals that meet stringent criteria and have proven to be vigilant and committed … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Brentwood Goes Golden: 50th Anniversary Golden Gallop Parade Come see and be seen at “A Golden Gallop,” the parade to celebrate the half-century mark of the City of Brentwood. The fun starts rolling at 2 p.m. on April 13 at the Tractor Supply Company HQ, 5401 Virginia Way. With the theme “Show Us What Makes Brentwood Golden,” expect lots of nice … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Code Ninjas Summer Camps Code Ninjas takes kids’ love of technology, games and having fun with friends and turns it into engaging, game-based curriculum to teach programming and coding skills to kids ages 7 to 14. Code Ninjas is located in Franklin by Hobby Lobby. After-school and weekend coding activities are offered, and full-day summer camps … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Nashville Needleworks’ Dede Trunk Show “Pocket Full of Stitches” Since 2009, Nashville Needleworks has served “stitchers” both near and far, providing an ideal space for the needlework community to practice this wonderful art. During the month of February, you are invited to thread your way over and enjoy the point of it all for yourself with … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Help Steer Brentwood’s 50th Anniversary Steering Committee Brentwood turns 50 this year, and it’s time for some semicentennial celebrations. Current ideas include a community parade, a fundraising gala, history events and concerts. Your ideas are welcome. To share them, join the meeting. The Ad-Hoc 50th Anniversary Logistics and Events Subcommittee, created to plan and lead the event planning for the various celebrations, meets on the … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Reading the Polar Express and Lighting the Brentwood Tree Hie thee hither with kith and kin to the Brentwood Library, o ye lovers of stories and lights. This swirling orb on which we live has completed yet another circumnavigation of the sun, and ’tis time once more to illuminate the evergreen and to hear the silver bell. Come join the … Continued

One Night Only: Studio Tenn’s Ninth Annual Glam Gala

The annual One Night Only gala is clearly one of the best parties of the year. Held this time at the War Memorial Auditorium, the glamorous event supports Studio Tenn, Middle Tennessee's own world-class professional theater company. Seldom in the course of human history have so many had so much fun to support a cause so … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Brentwood Christmas Crawl Hurry! Don’t walk, run to your local Brentwood stores! It’s time to crawl!  The 10th annual Christmas Crawl takes place Nov. 1-3. Each shop is offering special promotions, and refreshments will be served at each store on the first day. Pick up a stamp card at any participating store, and have it stamped at … Continued