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VOL. 37 | NO. 26 | Friday, June 28, 2013

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Nashville Dancin’ The free summer music continues with Derek St Holmes Band, Phoenix Stone at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Doors open at 5 p.m., and music begins at 6. Additional shows include:

  • July 11: Mishka, Pat McLaughlin, Kansas Bible Company, TAR (Trapp, Abbott & Rhodes), Oak Creek Band
  • July 18: Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue, The Kingston Springs, Sol Cat, Roots of a Rebellion
  • July 25: Edwin McCain, The Kicks, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Modoc
  • August 1: Bud Light 50-50-1 Presents - Colt Ford - 21+ show

SATURDAY, JULY 6

Fisher House Benefit For Military Families

A special event benefiting the Tennessee Fisher House at Natchez Hills Vineyard, 109 Overhead Bridge Road, Hampshire (west of Columbia). Gates will open to Natchez Hills Vineyard’s Tasting Room at 5 p.m. Also featured: Artisan walk, silent auction items. Concert will feature Concert with Jack & Diane, Wynn Varble, Eric Haines and Jeff Batson. Information: nashvilleunleashed.com/fisherbenefit, 931-285-2500.

MONDAY, JULY 8

Real Estate Investors Network seminars

REIN 2013 Trade Show - Free classes, instructional materials and door prizes. 4:30-8 p.m., REIN Education Center, Nashville.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

CEO Insights

When key parts of the health care law take effect in 2014, there will be a new way for individuals, families and small businesses to get health insurance. Learn how these changes in the health care environment will affect you and your business. Featured speaker: Bill Gracey, CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. AT&T Auditorium, 333 Commerce Street, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

Learn to Row

Nashville Rowing Club will host a free seminar at 10 a.m., Hamilton Creek Sailing Marina, 2901 Bell Road. Arrive 15 minutes early. Space is limited space. Information: NashvilleLearnToRow@gmail.com.

Hermitage Garden Tour

Join Michael Grantham, Gardens Manager, and Trey Gwinn, Lead Interpreter, for an in-depth look at the history and horticulture of Rachel Jackson’s beloved garden. At the conclusion of the tour, participants will be given a cutting from the garden to take home and plant. RSVP: hermitagegardentour.eventbrite.com/#

Williamson County Community Band

Free concert featuring patriotic numbers, Broadway tunes and marches under the direction of Ken Krause at Aspen Grove Park in Franklin. The 6:30 p.m. concert is open to the public and admission is free. Picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Information: wcparksandrec.com, 790-5719.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

Chamber North Quarterly Meeting

Chamber members from MetroCenter, Jefferson Street/Germantown, Trinity Lane, Dickerson Road, Whites Creek, Briley Parkway and Bordeaux meet to discuss growth and activities, including public safety and traffic/transportation. 8:30-9:30 a.m., Fontanel Entertainment Events and Dining, 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Hammers and High Heels

A benefit to support Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County’s Women Build. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Darrell Waltrip Honda Showroom, 1430 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin. Food booths will be featured from several local restaurants, along with live music, drinks and a large variety of silent auction items. All funds from the night go directly to build a home for a hardworking family through Habitat’s Women Build Program. Information: abby@williamsoncountychamber.org

FRIDAY, JULY 19

44th Anniversary Threshing Show

The TN-KY Threshermen’s Association invites the public to its 44th anniversary Threshing Show in Adams, home of the Bell Witch. Gates open at 8 a.m. Free parking. Admission is $6 for adults. Children 10 and younger are free. Information: tnkythreshermenshow.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

Carnton Sunset Concert Series

This annual summer series will feature monthly outdoor concerts from local bands on the lawn of Carnton Plantation. Advance tickets are $10 for adults (13+) or $12 at the gate. Children 6-12 are $5 each, and children 5 and younger are free. Tickets are available at Carnton and The Carter House.

The lineup includes:

  • Sunday, July 28: 2Country4Nashville - featuring traditional country music hits made famous by the legends
  • Sunday, August 25: Bad Dog - featuring classic rock from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s

All concerts are from 6-8 p.m., with gates opening at 4:30 p.m. Wrist bands will be issued for re-entry, and parking is free. Patrons are encouraged to bring lounging items such as lawn chairs or blankets. Guests may bring their own food and drink, but both will also be available for purchase.