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VOL. 41 | NO. 12 | Friday, March 24, 2017

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Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Tin Pan South, the world’s largest songwriter festival, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. More than 300 songwriters and acts will perform more than 90 shows in 10 Music City venues over five days. Through Saturday. Information, including performers and venues: http://tinpansouth.com

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

Hendersonville Chamber Event

Hendersonville Area 2017 Business Showcase will have booths from premier businesses, including schools and childcare, health and wellness specialists, banks, hotels and apartment communities, investment and insurance specialist and more. The Showcase will have food trucks, a Kid Zone, including a bounce house. Sam’s Club, 301 Indian Lake Blvd. Free and open to the public. Information: 824-2818

MARCH 30-APRIL 2

Southern Women’s Show

The 31st annual show will have more than 500 exhibits featuring fashion and accessories, gifts and gourmet, travel destinations and more. Kellie Pickler will appear on March 31, Keegan Allen from “Pretty Little Liars” on April 1 and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez on April 2. Plus, the event will also include hourly fashion shows, cooking programs and informative seminars. Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Music City Center. Information: https://southernshows.com/wna

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

Public Affairs Roundtable

An update from the Williamson County Legislative Delegation. Guest Panel: State Jack Johnson, States Representative’s Charles Sargent, Glen Casada and Sam Whitson. Williamson County Administration Complex, 1320 W. Main Street, #210, Franklin. 7:15 – 8:30 a.m. No charge for Williamson, Inc. Business Partners and Guests. Open to the general public.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Richland Creek Pollution Awareness

Forest Hills is working with Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Cumberland River Compact to solve pollution problems in Richland Creek by winter 2018. The city is hosting a free Community Education and Plant Sale Day to raise awareness. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Forest Hill City Hall, 6300 Hillsboro Pike. Information: http://www.cityofforesthills.com/cnr_committee.html

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, SATURDAY, APRIL 8

First tours at Loring’s Advance

The Battle of Franklin Trust has announced two guided tours of Loring’s Advance on a 5-acre field east of Adams Street. Loring’s Advance has great historical significance to the Battle of Franklin. 10 a.m. kickoff at Carnton Plantation, 1345 Eastern Flank Circle. Fee: $25. Tour will last 90-100 minutes. Guests will provide their own transportation to Loring’s Advance. Information: meagan@boft.org or 786-1864.

WEDNEDSAY, APRIL 5

Williamson County Leads Exchange

A facilitated, casual networking opportunity to develop member relationships. Space is limited to 30 participants and spots will quickly. Bring business cards, brochures and product samples to share with other participants. A member’s only event. Williamson Inc. Office, 5005 Meridian Boulevard, Suite 150, Franklin. 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m. Free, registration required. 11:30 and 3:30 event will be at Granite City Food & Brewery, 1864 West McEwen Drive, Franklin. Information: williamsonchamber.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Earth Day Festival

Celebrate with live music, beer garden, Reuse Village, 100’s of exhibitors and much more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Park. Information: http://www.nashvilleearthday.org/

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

Richland Creek Pollution Awareness – Creek Stomp

Forest Hills is working with Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Cumberland River Compact to solve pollution problems in Richland Creek by winter 2018. Citizens of Forest Hill are invited to join the Cultural and Natural Resources Committee and the Cumberland River Compact to walk Richland Creek. Free. 1:30 p.m. Meet at Hillsboro Church of Christ to learn what a healthy stream looks like. For ages 10 and up. Wear appropriate waterproof boots. Information: www.cityofforesthills.com/cnr_committee.html