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VOL. 39 | NO. 8 | Friday, February 20, 2015

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Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams at Salon@615. A Nashville author and songwriter, Randall is best known for her novel, “The Wind Done Gone,” a reinterpretation of Gone With the Wind. Her daughter Caroline was recently named one of the ‘50 People Changing the South in 2015’ by Southern Living magazine. Saturday, 2 p.m. Salon@615 is a free, ticketed event, with advance tickets available online (www.salonat615.org) for a $2.50 service fee. A limited number of tickets will also be available each event day 30 minutes before show time. After each talk, authors will sign books. To participate in book signings, guests must purchase a copy of the writer’s latest work from Parnassus Books in Nashville in advance or at the event. Salon patrons receive a 10 percent discount. Additional opportunities:

  • Joshua Ferris, Tuesday, March 10, 6:15 p.m. “To Rise Again at a Decent Hour” Ferris is the bestselling author of three novels and was named one of The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40” writers in 2010.
  • Steve Berry, Wednesday, April 22, 6:15 p.m. “The Patriot Threat” This Southerner and former attorney, widely known for his Cotton Malone novels, has nearly 20 million books in print.

Monday, March 2

Middle TN Genealogical Society

“Finding Your African American Roots” is the topic for this meeting. Virginia Gooch Watson, president of the Tennessee State Library & Archives Friends, is the featured speaker. FiftyForward Knowles, Patricia Hart Building, 174 Rains Ave., (across from the State Fairgrounds). Noon-3:30 p.m. Lunch is included. Cost: $20 for FiftyForward members, $40 for nonmembers. Information: www.mtgs.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

FEMA Open House for Franklin Flood Map Changes

Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives will hold an informational session, 4-7 p.m., at Franklin City Hall to answer questions and inform residents of Franklin flood map changes. Several FEMA representatives and subject-matter experts will be at the open house to help residents. Attendees will be able look up property, get insurance information, get information on obtaining a letter of map changes, find information on appeals and comments, and get information on the engineering study that led to the map changes. Staff from the US Army Corp of Engineers, the State of Tennessee and the City of Franklin will also be available at the open house. Information: shanna.mccoy@franklintn.gov.

March 5-8

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

This year’s Nashville Lawn and Garden Show will partner with the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance to present a one-day-only Wine Festival during the show’s traditional four-day Show at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. The Show will incorporate locally produced wine from more than a dozen of the state’s most celebrated wineries on Saturday, March 7, noon-7 p.m. Wine Festival wrist bands will be available inside the Nashville Lawn & Garden Show. Each wrist band will allow the purchaser to enjoy wine tastings, a complimentary wine glass, and have the opportunity to purchase wine produced in the Volunteer State. Information: 876-7680, www.nashvillelawnandgardenshow.com.

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