Business Expo. Networking opportunities and educational benefits at the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo for all of Williamson County at Mill Creek Brewing Company in Nolensville. Meet and greet other professionals while browsing and/or exhibiting your business or organization and show the community what you have to offer. Host a table and showcase your business or attend to learn more about Williamson county business community. Mill Creek Brewery, 2008B Johnson Industrial Blvd., Nolensville. Thursday, 4-7 p.m. Fee: Free for Chamber Members, $5 General Admission. Live music, games, food and drinks. Information


REIN’s Williamson County Lunch

Rehabbers, builders, commercial, mini-storage, wholesalers, private lenders, transaction funders, hard-money lenders, bankers, title attorneys, Realtors and vendors discuss deals, the state of the market and how they can help each other prosper. 11:30 a.m., First Watch, 1000 Meridian Blvd, Suite 118, Franklin. Information

3rd Thursday on Main

Historic Downtown Gallatin. Music by Michael Ryan Vance. 6:30-9 p.m. Free concert with restaurants and shops open late.


Business Networking Breakfast

This event is for Chamber Members only. Newest members will introduce themselves in front of the group and have the opportunity to mix and mingle with a diverse group of Chamber members. Breakfast and coffee provided. Emblem, 427 Nichol Lane, Franklin. 7:30-9 a.m. Information

Night Market

Artisans, farmers and live music. Restaurants and shops stay open late. Free and family-friendly. Beer, cocktails and wine are available for purchase. 5-9 p.m. Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.

JULY 20-21

49TH annual Threshing Show

Enjoy the oldest steam threshing show in the south. Experience wheat threshing, sawmilling, tractor pulls, live music, arts and crafts and more. Fee: $10 per adult. Children 12 and under free. Adams. Information


Wonder Kids Day 2018

Community in Motion for Wonder Kids Day. Wonder Kids Day is an inclusive event created to celebrate special needs kids in all of their wonder. Important notice: Registration is required and tickets are limited. It will be considered sold out and no additional kids will be able to register once we have reached 40 kids. Free for kids 3-17 with special needs. Adults and General Admission $7 seniors, $5 kids with 2 and under free. Tommy Garrottt Aquatics Facility, 210 Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration for this event is only available through EventBrite. Information: 615 635-7308.


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Extend your network, build relationships and break bread with fellow members of the Chamber on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month. The restaurant location varies from week to week. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Filly’s Game & Grill, 102 North Water Ave. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000

Alzheimer’s Training/Class

Designed for family members and friends learning to live with the joys and challenges of caregiving. This workshop is not open to professional caregivers. Hickory Hills Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, 162 Indian Lake Blvd., Hendersonville. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Information: 826-1528

Davidson County Democrats Monthly Meeting

Meeting currently take place at DCDP HQ, 1900 Church Street, Suite 202, Nashville. 6 p.m. Information


Fundamentals on Deal Structure, Strategy and How to Obtain Funding with Yogi Dougher, a real estate veteran with 20-plus years of experience. 6 p.m. at the REIN Center, 4525 Harding Rd, Ste. 200. Register and information


State of the County

Mayor Rogers Anderson will deliver the 16th annual State of the County address to the business community at the Factory, Liberty Hall, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: Business Partner $55, Guest $75. Registration is strongly encouraged for this event. Information


Nashville Emerging Leader Awards

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville present the 12th annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards. The NELAs recognize young professionals in 15 industry classifications who are excelling in their careers and making a difference in the Nashville community. Lipscomb University Collins Alumni Auditorium, One University Park Drive. After-party at Richland Country Club, 1 Club Drive, Nashville. 5 p.m. Registration and Networking, 6 p.m. NELAs Recognition Ceremony, 8 p.m. Fees: $25 NELAs recognition ceremony only, $35 after party only, $55 ceremony and after party, $35 2018 finalist, judge or previous winner. Registration required. Information

4th Thursday on the Square Antique Walk

Enjoy a stroll around the Gallatin Square and meet the vendors in the antique stores. 5-8 p.m. Information: 452-5692


Williamson, Inc. Town Hall

Topic: State of the County Follow Up. County Mayor Rogers Anderson will be reviewing what was discussed at the State of the County with a more in depth look at issues. Columbia State Community College Community Room, Building A, 1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin. 7:15 a.m. Networking: 7:30-8:30. No charge for Williamson, Inc. business partners and guests. Open to the general public. Information

Frist Friday

An Evening of Chaos and Awe, a one-night event is inspired by the exhibitors Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century and The Presence of Your Absence is Everywhere: Afruz Amigi. Entertainment will be provided by singer-songwriter Adia Victoria, poet Ciona Rouse and composer Darius Jamal VanSluytman. There will also be artist-led programs with Afruz Amighi and James Perrin, as well as food tasting by Chef Maneet Chauhan. $12 non-members, $9 seniors, $7 military. Free for members 18 and younger and college students with valid ID. 6-9 p.m. Frist Art Museum, 919 Broadway. Information

Red, White and Zoo

Wine tasting event at the Nashville Zoo. Enjoy unlimited samples of wine, live music, and animal encounters. Tickets: $65 general admission, includes unlimited wine tasting and commemorative glass. $115 VIP tickets, same as general admission plus food pairings with select wines, a private entrance, and a VIP lounge. Designated driver tickets available. This event is strictly 21 and over. 7-10 p.m. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, 3777 Nolensville Pike. Information

Full Moon Pickin’ Parties

These Friday night parties, held at the Percy Warner Park Equestrian Center, feature bluegrass music including jam circles and main acts on a stage. Water, soft drinks and up to four beers are included with admission. Food is also available for purchase. Event held monthly through October on the Friday night closest to full moon. 7-11 p.m. Fee: adult $20 advance, $25 day of, youth (7-17) $7 advance, Fee: $10 day of, Children under 6 free. Season passes $100. Proceeds benefit Warner Parks. Warner Park Equestrian Center, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd. Information



Find where investors find and sell deals, as well as the mechanics of various deals. 6:30 p.m. The REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Ste. 200. Information


Chamber East Networking Coffee

Join business and community leaders in East Nashville for the Chamber East monthly networking coffee and community update. Nashville church of the Nazarene, 510 Woodland Street, Nashville. 8:15-8:30 a.m. networking, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration is requested. Free for Chamber members, future members (3 or more visits): $20. Information:,


County Fairs

Agricultural fairs are a tradition in Tennessee, and Middle Tennessee has plenty to choose from. Middle Tennessee fairs and dates include:

Aug. 3-11: Williamson County, Long Lane, Franklin.

Aug. 14-18: Cheatham County, 870 Fairgrounds Road, Ashland City.

Aug. 17-25: Wilson County, 945 E. Baddour Parkway, Lebanon.

Aug. 20-25: Robertson County, 4635 Hwy 41 North, Springfield.

Aug. 28- Sept. 1: Maury County, 1018 Maury County Park, Columbia.

Sept. 4-9: Dickson County, 1053 Hwy 47E, Dickson.

Sept. 7-16: Tennessee State Fair, 500 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville.


First Saturday Art Crawl

Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings, presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork. The galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse exhibitions featuring every genre of art. Admission: Free. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Information

Frist Art Museum Architecture Tour

Frist Art Center, 919 Broadway, Nashville. 4:30 p.m. Free, Information