Monday, June 12, 2017

3rd Annual Cultural Festival to showcase the arts that happen here in Franklin

The Franklin Cultural District Steering Committee is in the final weeks of preparation for the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival. The Festival will run from Wednesday, July 26 to Saturday, July 29, 2017. The Celebration will take place in key locations in Franklin including: THE BLACK BOX (inside and outside on its stage), the Franklin Historical Museum, the Town Common, Franklin United Methodist Church, and Franklin High School.

The Festival will showcase some of the artistic, musical, performance and culinary talent available in the Franklin area. The District Steering Committee is scheduled to make significant announcements during the opening ceremony.

The opening ceremony is scheduled for 5:45 PM Wednesday, July 26 at the Town Common. It will be followed at 6:00 PM with a performance by FSPA’s Electric Youth. The Franklin Art Association will have sidewalk chalk art, face painting and other art activities on the Town Common beginning at 5:00 PM.

Thursday’s activities will feature musical performances on the Town Common, the wedding gown display and speaker at the Franklin Historical Museum, robots at the United Methodist Church and a performance of a 24-hour Play at THE BLACK BOX.

Friday’s activities will start at Franklin High School with student musical performances by the orchestra, band and choral groups. The Farmers Market will operate from noon to 6:00 on the Town Common. In addition, there will be musical performances and a yoga session on the Common. The first of two performances of Spamalot will be held at 8:00 PM at THE BLACK BOX.

On Saturday, the activities will be centered at THE BLACK BOX with Franklin Art Association art on display, performances alternating on two stages, one inside and one under the tent outside. The Circle of Friends will host the outdoor stage for several performers. The second performance of Spamalot beginning at 8:00 PM will close the Festival.

The complete schedule will be posted to the Cultural Festival page. There will be a tri-fold brochure with the schedule available for download at the beginning of July.

If you are interested in getting updates on the Franklin Cultural Festival please check out webpage or follow the Festival on Twitter

We do maintain a Facebook page but you should not rely on timely updates due to the way Facebook filters the information to followers.

To help financially support the Festival please visit:

3rd Annual Cultural Festival to showcase the arts that happen here in Franklin
3rd Annual Cultural Festival to showcase the arts that happen here in Franklin

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