11th Annual FRANKLIN FOLK FESTIVAL :: Saturday, July 19 from 9am - 4pm in Historic Downtown Franklin

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Arts & Entertainment

The Franklin High School Music and Theatre Department’s performance of “Grease: School Version” at the Fine Arts Center last Friday and Saturday was well attended.

The timeless romance of Sandy and Danny played to favorite tunes like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightning,” “We Go Together,” and “You’re the One That I Want.”

The production was supported by the Arts Council and the Macon County Academic Foundaton.

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Classic rock band, 38 Special, will be in concert at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, June 13. Showtime is set for 7:30 p.m. and tickets start at $35.

Having performed together for more than three decades, and with many gold and platinum albums to their credit, 38 Special is a vocal powerhouse with a signature sound that brings intensity to their live shows and thrills audiences. Some of their hits include, “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” and “Caught Up In You.”

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Franklin’s Taste of Scotland weekend is rapidly approaching and tickets are available now for the Taste of Scotland Clan Dinner. The event will be held Thursday, June 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Tartan Hall at Franklin’s First Presbyterian Church.

The buffet style meal will feature pot roast and gravy, mashed potatoes w/ rutabagas, peas, salad, soup, scones and apple crisp. Live Scottish and Celtic music will accompany the meal.

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Gary Carden will present his new book, “Appalachian Bestiary,” Thursday, June 12, 7 p.m. in the Macon County Public Library Meeting Room for this month’s Thursdays at the Library program.

The book features "wondrous creatures that run the gamut from whimsy to spine-tingling terror. All are drawn from the oral tradition of the southern mountains.”

Books will be available for sale and signing at the event.

The library is located at 149 Siler Farm Rd, Franklin. For more information, call (828)524-3600.

 

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