Events in and around Franklin for November

Alan Shacklock at JJs Wine Bar

Alan Shacklock at JJs Wine Bar-photo courtesy of JJs Wine Bar

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: Free

Alan is a very talented, established, and amazing classical guitarist who plays beautiful Spanish guitar!

Blue and Gray Days at Carnton and the Carter House

-photo courtesy of Battle of Franklin Trust

Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin, TN 37064

November 4 & 5 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost: $5-$15

Blue & Gray Days is an annual living history event at The Carter House and Carnton that allows guests to step into the past. Re-enactors and living historians set up camp sites and perform demonstrations. You can see a blacksmith busy at work, play a Civil War era game of cricket, and meet some very interesting historical figures.

Friday, November 4: 1:30 pm – 5 pm*
Saturday, November 5: 9 am – 5 pm

*Please note: Friday morning is always reserved specifically for school groups. We open to the general public at 1:30 pm on Friday.

Admission for Blue & Gray Days is included in general admission to the sites.

House Tours: Adults: $15, Children (6-12)*: $8 Blue & Gray Days (Grounds only): $5

*Children under 6 are always free.

Franklin Art Scene

Franklin Art Scene
-photo courtesy of Downtown Franklin TN

Historic Downtown Franklin, Main St, Franklin, TN 37064

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: Free

Every first Friday of the month, the community celebrates local artists and their work during the Franklin Art Scene, a free event that showcases local artists in downtown Franklin.

Coordinated within the Downtown Franklin Association & Heritage Foundation office, the art crawl boasts dozens of participating locations, with locations dispersed in and around our downtown.

Wine Down Main Street 16

Wine Down Main Street 16
-photo courtesy of Wine Down Main Street

Historic Main Street, Main Street, Franklin, TN 37064 United States

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cost: $85

On November 5th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee is hosting Wine Down Main Street 16.  Voted #1 charity event 9 consecutive years in a row, this unique wine tasting event takes place along historic Main Street in Franklin, Tennessee. Just 20 miles south of Nashville, more than 30 shops will play host to wines from around the world. Participants taste wines, shop, sample food from area restaurants all while listening to great live music!  Proceeds from sponsorships and ticket sales for this event will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Franklin and Fairview Clubs.

Soul At The Factory With Jason Eskridge

Jason Eskridge
-photo courtesy of Jason Eskridge Music

The Factory At Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37064

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: $12

Soul at The Factory celebrates the best local, national and international R&B, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues and Gospel music. Hear Jason Eskridge and Friends with Nashville’s finest top flight live music at the state of the art Little Brick Theater at The Factory. Doors open at 6pm. General Admission and VIP tickets available and Concessions. Presented by and LifeStyle Publications.

The audio and video promotional recording is courtesy of ICU Security to air on Cromwell Radio 102.1 The Light Nashville and featured on

From more information call 615-716-2139, email and visit www.DrAlvin.Com.

152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin and Illumination

Events at The Carter House & Carnton
-photo courtesy of Battle of Franklin Trust

Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin, TN 37064

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Each year on November 30, The Battle of Franklin Trust hosts the Annual Illumination. Ten thousand luminaries are laid out to represent the 10,000 casualties from the Battle of Franklin in 1864.

The Illumination for the 152nd Anniversary will be held in the field adjacent to Carnton Plantation on November 30, 2016. A ceremony will begin at around sunset.

Volunteers are essential to the Illumination. If you are interested in participating as a volunteer, please contact Brittany Mayfield at (615) 794-0903 or

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