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VOL. 40 | NO. 31 | Friday, July 29, 2016

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Night Out Against Crime. Goodlettsville Police Department and the National Association of Town Watch. Tuesday, Moss Wright Park shelter #3, 6-9 p.m. Entertainment provided by D.B. Chase & Friends. Food provided and door prizes. Please join us by attending and supporting our cause to reduce crime in our community. Information: acherry@goodlettsville.gov


Wilson County Chamber City Chat

An opportunity to chat with Mayor Phillip Craighead and other city officials. 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Chamber office. 149 Public Square. Information: 444-5503

Chamber East Networking Coffee

Join business and community leaders in East Nashville for the Chamber East monthly networking coffee and community update. 8:15-8:30 a.m. Nissan Stadium, One Titans Way. Directions: Parking is available in Lot C. Please enter through the East Stadium Club entrance, to the right of Gate 1. The event will take place in the Club Level of the Stadium. Information: nashvillechamber.com

Williamson Chamber Leads Exchange

A facilitated, casual networking opportunity to develop member relationships. Space is limited. Bring business cards, brochures and product samples to share with other participants. A members-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 but registration required. Lunch provided for the 11:30 event. Information: williamsonchamber.com


Nashville Emerging Leader Awards

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville present the 10th annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards recognizing 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. Parking is available in the Allen Arena Garage off Granny White Pike. 5 p.m. Registration and networking, 6 p.m. NELAs Ceremony, 8 p.m. After-party at Sambuca, 601 12th Avenue South. Fees: $25 NELAs recognition ceremony only, $35 after-party only, $55 ceremony and after-party package. $35 2016 finalist, judge or previous winner package. Information: nashvillechamber.com

Robertson Summer Concert Series

J. Travis Price Park, 4155 Wilkes Road, Springfield. 6:30 p.m. Free. Bring a chair.This week’s music provided by The Valentines.


Open Meeting with State Rep. Pody

State Representative Mark Pody hosts an open meeting every first Friday of the month from 8-10 a.m. in the Chamber of Commerce office. The public is invited to come and meet Rep. Pody, discuss pertinent issues, and ask questions. No appointments are necessary. Information 390-2444 Location Chamber of Commerce, 149 Public Square

Carnton Plantation Movie Night

The Battle of Franklin Trust presents family-friendly films on the east lawn at Carnton Plantation. Gates open one hour prior to the feature presentation. Guests are invited to arrive early to set up chairs, blankets and picnic on the east lawn before the movie begins at sunset. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted and additional food and drinks will be available for purchase, including food trucks and beer vendors. Pets, tents and grills are not permitted. Fees: $5 for ages 5 and up. Free parking on site. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Carnton Plantation or The Carter House, as well as online at www.boft.org. Tickets are non-refundable. In case of weather, all efforts will be made to reschedule the film.

Night at the Museum, Aug. 5 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sahara, Sept. 9 @ 7 p.m.

Field of Dreams, Oct. 7 @ 6:30 p.m.

Murfreesboro Main Street Friday Night

C.J. Vaughan and Highway 58 will perform. Food vendors and more. Bring a lawn chair. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Public Square, Murfreesboro. Information: http://www.downtownmurfreesboro.com


Music City Hot Wing Festival

Cumberland Park will host the largest hot wing festival in the South, Noon-8 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Bootstraps Foundation, which offers college scholarships for youth in Middle Tennessee who persevere in the face of adversity. Hot wing and grilling enthusiasts will showcase their skills for a shot at bragging rights and a $2,500 cash prize for first place and $750 cash prize for the People’s Choice Award. The competition will be judged by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS)-certified judges. The festival will also honor one competitor with the inaugural “Green Team Award,” to support our efforts to build a more sustainable festival experience. The winner will take home a $500 cash prize. Fees: Advance tickets are $15 for general admission festival and concert access and $40 for an “All the Wings” ticket that provides unlimited wings. $150 Wing Pass for unlimited samples, complimentary beers, VIP + stage access, private restroom. Information: musiccityhotwingfestival.com

Undy Run & Walk for Colon Cancer

Shelby Park Riverview Picnic Shelter off of Shelby Bottoms Greenway, Nashville. 7 a.m. race packet pickup and on-site registration. 8 a.m. professionally timed 5k, 8:10 a.m. 1-mile fun run/walk. Fees: 5K adult (14 and older) $35 advance/ $40 race day, 5K youth (6-13) $30 advance/$35 race day,1 Mile fun run (all ages, Children 5 and younger are free). Information: http://supportccalliance.org

Musicians Corner

Free music series in its seventh year. Events feature multi-genre artist performances on the SunTrust Main Stage and Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage, Mix 92.9 Kidsville activities, several of Nashville’s best food trucks, Dogville activities, local artisans, featured charity partners, and the Musicians Corner Pub. Noon-5 p.m., corner of West End Avenue and 27th Avenue. This week’s lineup: Blind Boys of Alabama, AJ Ghent Band and Matt Brown on the Suntrust Main Stage. Bentley Caldwell and Handsome & Gretyl on the Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage. Information: www.musicianscornernashville.com

Aug. 13: Lera Lynn, John McLaughlin, The Sisterhood, The Daybreaks, Megan Davies, Ashlee K. Thomas

Aug. 20: Holly Williams, Tony Lucca, Christian Lopez Band, Mocha, J. Whaley, Brandy Zdan

Aug. 27: Ruby Amanfu, Robbie Fulks, The Bundys, Carey Ott

Watermelon Throwdown at Farmers Market

Celebrate summer fun with contests, live music, prizes, kids’ activities and lots of sweet, juicy watermelon. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nashville Farmers’ Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd., Nashville. Information: farmersmarket@nashville.gov

Bicycle Tour of Stones River National Battlefield

Join a ranger for a 90-minute tour. 9 a.m. 1563 North Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro. Fee: Free. Information: 893-9501

Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery

Spend an hour walking through the cemetery by lantern light while hearing the stories of soldiers and civilians that tell us about the terrible cost of the Civil War. 7:15 p.m. Make reservations on Aug. 1, 2016. 1563 North Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro. Fee: Free. Information: 893-9501


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Starr Ranch, 170 N. Water Avenue. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Information: 452-4000

Williamson County Chamber Member Orientation

An opportunity to learn how to maximize a Chamber membership. Discover the many ways to get involved. We’ll show you how at this fun, educational meeting where you will learn about the Chamber and meet other new and existing members! This event is for new or current members only. Free. Light refreshments will be served. Williamson, Inc. Office, 5005 Meridian Blvd., Suite 150. 3:30-5 p.m. Information: williamsonchamber.com


Young Professionals Focus Luncheon

Scott Augenbaum, special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Computer Intrusion/Counterintelligence Squad, will speak on how to stay safe from cyber criminals, stalkers and predators in a digitally connected world. Lipscomb’s Center, 3252 Aspen Grove Drive, Suite 9, Franklin. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $16 for Williamson Chamber members, $25 guests. Information: williamsonchamber.com

Franklin Community Health Summit

The summit will focus on matters of physical and behavioral health and promote unique efforts in our local communities that are innovative and are producing positive results. Eastern Flank Battle Park Facility, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: www.healthcenterweek.org. RSVP: vicki.parr@franklintn.gov by Aug. 5.

Lebanon Wilson County Chamber New Member Orientation

Get an overview Chamber benefits. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 149 Public Square. Information: 444-5503


Bootlegger’s Bash

The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the sixth annual event at Carnton Plantation, 7 p.m. Guests will celebrate Williamson County’s unique history of bootlegging with a casual evening featuring local whiskey, a Southern supper and live entertainment. All proceeds will be donated to the preservation of Carnton Plantation and The Carter House. Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance at Eventbrite or www.boft.org. $50 per person or $90 per couple. Bootlegger’s Bash is for attendees 21 and older. Information: www.boft.org


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Cancun Lagoon, 382 Sumner Hall Drive. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Information: 452-4000


Gallatin Free Concert

Third Thursday on Main. 6:30-9 p.m. Gallatin’s Downtown Historic Square. The Michael Vance Trio performs. Downtown merchants, restaurant’s and bars will be open late. Bring a lawn chairs. Information: www.gallatintn.org

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