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Escape to Tradition-Spring/Summer 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018  
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601 N. Mechanic St. Suite 300, Franklin, VA 23851 | 757-562-1958 | Email Us

Spring/Summer 2018

Events

 

MARCH 23: COMEDY CLUB

Live, professional stand-up comedy returns to Downtown Franklin with Dionne Alexander! Tickets are only $15.00. 18 and older, Adult situations and language possible. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.

 

 

MARCH 24: SPRING FLING

The Peanut Patch Gift Shoppe will be promoting their new spring collection of clothing and accessories.

Special vendors will be on site from 11am - 3pm

Food and wine tasting will also be available.

 

 

MARCH 25: THE ENTERTAINERS

Come join the award winning Entertainers as they play live at Main Event in beautiful downtown Franklin.

For more information contact Stan Rich @ 757-647-8700

 

 

APRIL 14: DOWN HOME DAY

Down Home Day is a family day full of heritage activities for everyone. Check out the petting zoo and sheep shearing or watch logs being sawn on a 1928 sawmill. Take a peek at corn being ground into fresh cornmeal on a replica grist mill. Taste a fresh cornbread patty or purchase your own cornmeal. Local printers will demonstrate the 1880s printing press. Visitors will get to take home a souvenir bookmark made on the press that day. If you like blue grass music, there's none better than Shiloh Grass. Food and drinks for sale. For directions or further information call 757-375-2523.

 

 

APRIL 18: FRANKLIN CRUISE IN

Running each Wednesday in the summer from 5-8,the Franklin Cruise In is a fun event all ages will enjoy. Open to Antique Cars and Trucks, Street Rods, and Custom Bikes. Admission is free.

 

 

APRIL 21: COMMUNITY DAY

High Street United Methodist Church will host Community Day on April 21, 2018. Businesses, non-profit organizations, clubs and other churches will be showcased. For more information, contact Jane Riddick-Fries at 757-653-9118 or Jfries@feridies.com

 

 

MAY 12: HIP POCKET BAND

If you are looking for fun, entertainment and all the songs you love,Hip Pocketis it! WhenHip Pocketshows up a party is sure to break out and the fun begins. We love to perform, and we will make your event one that everyone will remember.

Come join the upbeat, incredibly fun, HIP POCKET as they play live at Main Event in beautiful downtown Franklin.

 

 

MAY 17: WE BE JAMMIN'

The Downtown Franklin Association presents We Be Jammin: a FREE summer concert series each Thursday evening starting at 6pm. Enjoy live music, food and drink, and a relaxing view of the Nottoway River.

 

 

JUNE 24: Jim Quick and Coastline Live

Jim Quick & Coastline is coming live to Main Event in beautiful Downtown Franklin. Come out and join us forthe kind of music that makes you want to get up and dance, grab a beer, and cut-up with your friends. Jim Quick & Coastline performs a medley of genres that make up the musical culture of the South, including Country, Blues, Soul, Southern Rock and Jazz.

 

AUGUST 8-AUGUST 11: FRANKLIN SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY FAIR

Come enjoy great local and specialty foods, home arts, exhibits, livestock shows, petting zoos, talent shows and more. Be sure to view the local horticulture exhibit which features the area's LARGEST sunflowers, watermelons, and pumpkins!Enjoy events including watermelon eating contests, magic shows, and CONCERTS!

 

Stay up to date on all events happening in Franklin Southampton by visiting: http://www.visitfranklinsouthamptonva.com/

 

 

 

Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Inc. | 601 North Mechanic Street, Suite #300, FRANKLIN, VA 23851


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