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

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Musicians Larry and Elaine Conger will host the 12th annual Mountain Dulcimer Week, to be held Sunday, July 17, through Friday, July 22, on the campus of Western Carolina University.

This weeklong residential program draws dulcimer enthusiasts from around the country for a week of dulcimer music, training, fun and fellowship. Registration for the event, sponsored by WCU’s Division of Education Outreach, is now open online at http://dulcimer.wcu.edu.

The Congers, of Paris, Tenn., also hosted the event last year. They have designed a program that should appeal to players of all ages, skill levels and musical tastes, said Bobby Hensley, associate director of continuing education.

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Come celebrate summer at the 14th Annual Sweet Corn Festival on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church located at 216 Roller Mill Road in Franklin.

The day will be filled with lots of great entertainment and delicious food.

Groups like the Dendy Family, Macon County Line Dancers, Patton Valley String Band, Men Macon Music, the dulcimer players and Stan Dogan will perform throughout the festival.

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Last Saturday, in anticipation of the Fourth of July celebrations, the Macon County Freedom Coalition, including FreedomWorks, the Macon County Republican Party and the Mountain Patriots TEA Party, presented “Freedom on the Square” at the gazebo in downtown Franklin.

The event attracted conservative-minded folks from around the county and the region who gathered under a relentless sun for a program of patriotic music and speeches promoting conservative issues and frequently highlighting a conservative perspective on history.

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Franklin kicked off its 4th of July activities with a parade down Main Street on Monday morning.

Folks dressed in patriotic themes and walked, rode in wagons, jeeps, tractors and vintage cars in celebration of Independence Day.

Freedom Rocks the Square was held downtown Friday night with Linda Beal and Toby Tobias, the Monkey Crew Jump Dancers and the C-Square Band.

 

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