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Pickin on the Square

Pickin’ on the Square begins at 7:00 pm each Saturday evening (weather permitting) and features live musical entertainment each week.  From bluegrass to country and oldies to gospel, bring your lawn chair for a great evening of family entertainment during Pickin’ on the Square.

Come early and enjoy one of our great restaurants.  Food vendors also available.

June 22             Hurricane Creek (Fantastic Show Band)
June 29             Darren Nicholson (Bluegrass)
July 6                Remenants Band (A Crowd Favorite – Oldies)
July 13              Frogtown (Bluegrass)
July 20               Tugalo Holler (Variety of Super Bluegrass)
July 27              Tom Floyd Badn (70’s, Motown, Variety)
August 3            Paradise 56 (Caribbean, Rock, Original)
August 10         Andrew Chastain Band (Great Country)
August 17         Elderly Brothers (Beach Music, Oldies)
August 24         Caribbean Cowboys (Buffet Music, Oldies)
August 31         Kasey Clark (New Artist from Nashville)
September 7     Hurricane Creek (Showband Encore)
September 14    Cornbread Creek (Oldtime Music)
September 21   Curtis Blackwell & The Dixie Bluegrass Boys
September 28 – TBA
October 5          Blueride (Gospel)
October 12        Intermission Band (Variety)

Macon County Gemboree

The 53rd Annual Macon County Gemboree will be held at the Macon County Community Building.  Each year rock hounds from all across the United States descend on Franklin for gem & mineral shows.  These shows feature everything from fine jewelry to rough and cut gems & minerals, fossils, lapidary equipment and more.  For complete information call us at 828-524-3161.

Admission $2 for adults, children 12 & under free.  Watch for $1 off coupons in local newspapers, at restaurants and at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

Macon County Gemboree

The 53rd Annual Macon County Gemboree will be held at the Macon County Community Building.  Each year rock hounds from all across the United States descend on Franklin for gem & mineral shows.  These shows feature everything from fine jewelry to rough and cut gems & minerals, fossils, lapidary equipment and more.  For complete information call us at 828-524-3161.

Nikki Forbes & Friends @ Altered Frequencies

Nikki will be joined by Blake Jones (Guitar) and Grayson Wickel (fiddle) on the stage for a night of rockin’ fun. Playing both originals and covers, Nikki’s modern pop edge and vibrant stage presence ensures a good time for people of all musical tastes! Grab your friends, drink some local beer, grab a drink, or just hang out and enjoy the newest outdoor live music venue in Franklin,NC! We will see you there!
*No Tickets, just a $3 cover and $1 annual membership fee

Check out Nikki and her Music HERE:

www.nikkiforbesmusic.com

Celtic Music Concert

The Jacobites By Name will perform a program of traditional Celtic music in the historic chapel of Franklin’s First Presbyterian Church, closing out this year’s Taster of Scotland Festival.

The Jacobites By Name have performed at Celtic festivals and concerts in North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky.  They recently released their second album.

Admission is by donations, $5 is suggested.  Doors will open at 1:30 pm.  This program is presented by the Arts Council of Macon County.  828-524-ARTS or