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VOL. 35 | NO. 27 | Friday, July 8, 2011

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Cheekwood Summer Nights Party is set for Friday at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art. The 7 p.m. event starts with live music from the San Rafael Band and hors d’oeuvres and cash bar on the Museum loggia. At 9, there will be a screening on the lawn of The Great Gatsby. Tickets: $35 per person and can be purchased online through July 12 at cheekwood.org/public_programs. Information: 356-8000.

FRIDAY, JULY 15
37th Bethlehem UMC Fish Fry

The Grassland community’s largest annual event, the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Fish Fry, features all-you-can-eat catfish on the church grounds at 2419 Bethlehem Loop Road in Franklin off Hillsboro Road. 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Tickets $11 for adults ($13 day of the event). Children younger than 10 $6. Carryout available. Information: 794-6721, bethlehemumc.com.

City Cemetery Tour

“What Were They Thinking? Some Fatal Civil War Decisions” is the theme of this Nashville City Cemetery tour focusing on Brigadier General Felix K. Zollicoffer, Lieutenant Andrew Wills Gould and Major General Bushrod Johnson, all interred in the cemetery. The tour, led by Nashville City Cemetery Association Board president John Allyn, begins at 9:30 a.m. at Zollicoffer’s grave, located one street directly behind the Keeble Building in the Nashville City Cemetery. The Cemetery is located at 1001 Fourth Avenue South, at the corner of Fourth Avenue South and Oak Street. Information: thenashvillecitycemetery.org.

JULY 15-17

Captured: History On Canvas

Artist members of The Chestnut Group are painting historic sites in “plein air” with significance to the Battle of Franklin, including Carnton Plantation, The Carter House, the Confederate Cemetery, Lotz House, Homestead Manor, Harrison House and the Confederate Monument in Downtown Franklin’s Square. The Fleming Center at Historic Carnton Plantation will be open to the public with extended hours (Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.) A generous portion of the proceeds from this sale will benefit the Battle of Franklin Trust. Information: battleoffranklintrust.org.

JULY 16-17

Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair

More than 50 booksellers from more than 12 states are expected to participate in the fair, which will include lectures by authors and scholars. The keynote speaker will be bestselling author Nicholas Basbanes, best known for A Gentle Madness in which he relates stories about book collectors from antiquity to the 1980’s. Children’s literacy, the War Between the States in Tennessee, and book collecting 101 are some of the other scheduled lectures. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for adults, free for 18 and younger. Information: tennaba.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 17

Mayor’s Home Ownership Fair

The 4th annual Mayor’s Home Ownership Fair will be held 1-5 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena, concourse level. The fair, a free event open to the public, features informational booths from more than 50 organizations, including real estate agencies, homebuilders, title companies, lenders and non-profits. Information: 780-3367.

Tennessee Gesneriad Society

The Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood in Botanic hall at 2 p.m. The program will be a slide show of the National Convention flower show. Information: Julie.mavity@gmail.com, 364-8459.

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Publicizing Your Dream

Artists and professionals of all kinds can learn the nuts and bolts of the public relations process by attending the Publicizing Your Dream workshop at Gallery F, Scarritt-Bennett Center. The workshop will be led by publicist, educator and composer Chuck Whiting, who will offer advice on publicity, including the tools reporters and editors use, developing news hooks, writing, editing and distributing press releases, adapting press releases for the Internet and preparing for a news media interview. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Information: PublicizingYourDream.com, 242-9857.

51st St. Paul’s Summer Cookout

Historic downtown Franklin’s St. Paul Episcopal Church will host its 51st Summer Cookout featuring pulled pork and smoked chicken for hundreds of friends and neighbors at $10 each. 3-7 p.m., 510 West Main Street. Event coincides with Bluegrass Along The Harpeth, scheduled for 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Franklin’s Public Square. Information: stpaulsfranklin.com, 790-0527.

Arts & Flowers

The event, featuring 26 artists and nearly a dozen florists, benefits the ALIAS Chamber Ensemble. The evening starts with a patron’s party at 5 p.m. and the main event from 6-9 p.m. at Woods Recital Hall, W.O. Smith School of Music, 1125 8th Avenue South. Tickets are on sale now $35 in advance and $45 at the door and includes free parking, food and beverage. Information: aliasmusic.org, 260-5968.

MONDAY, JULY 25

GNAR New Member Orientation

Applicants for Greater Nashville Association of Realtors membership must attend new member orientation in the GNAR classroom within three months of application. The ethics portion meets the National Association of Realtors requirement that all Realtors complete an approved ethics training between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2012. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., GNAR, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Lunch provided. Information: gnar.org, 254-7516.

THURSDAY, JULY 28

Intellectual Property Seminar

The law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will present the second in a series of seminars focused on the basics of intellectual property issues for advertising and marketing professionals, this installment focusing on copyright. The Aug. 18 seminar will focus on “Use of an Individual’s Name, Image, Voice or Likeness in Advertising.” Seminars are held at the firm’s downtown office, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 800, noon-1 p.m. The events are free and lunch will be provided. Advance registration requested. Information: 726.5705, jmcfarlin@bakerdonelson.com.

Nashville Emerging Leader Awards

The NELAs recognize young professionals in 14 industry classifications who are excelling in their careers and making a difference in the Nashville community. Awards ceremony will be held at Lipscomb University in the Collins Alumni Auditorium, One University Park Drive, at 6 p.m. After party at Mere Bulles, 5201 Maryland Way, Brentwood, 8 p.m., featuring live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3115.

JULY 29-31

Creative Capital Workshop

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville presents the Creative Capital Workshop for artists in the Nashville region at Belmont University. Partially subsidized by a grant from the Kresge Foundation, the workshop is an intensive two and one-half day retreat led by nationally renowned arts professionals that has been described as a “crash course in self-management, strategic planning, fundraising and promotion” for artists of all creative genres. Information: ABCnashville.org.

Through Aug. 21

Shaker Collection at Frist

Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 200 objects, including furniture, drawings, household objects, textiles and baskets from one of the country’s most renowned Shaker collections, will be on view at the Frist Center’s for the Visual Arts. The exhibition is the largest, most comprehensive collection of Shaker material ever assembled. Information: 244-3340, fristcenter.org.

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