1140 Columbia Avenue Franklin, TN 37064 +1 615 791 1861
The Carter House stood as a command post for the Confederate army during the Battle of Frankin in 1864. Today, it stands as a reminder of America's Civil War. The red-brick structure, as well as other buildings on the grounds, still shows evidence of a bitter assault. Built in 1830, the fully restored home offers a look into life in the war-torn South. Inside you will find period antiques and architecture. There is also a museum, gift shop and visitor center.
1345 Carnton Lane Franklin, TN 37064 +1 615 794 0903
Possibly, the five bloodiest hours of America's Civil War took place here at the Battle of Franklin. On November 30, 1864, Carnton was occupied by Confederate troops moving toward the well-entrenched Federal army. A devastating battle ensued. Later, the mansion housed hundreds of the more than 6,000 Confederate casualties from that battle. Adjoining the property is the largest private Confederate cemetery in America.
527 West Main Street Murfreesboro, TN 37129 +1 615 439 6135 /+1 615 225 7757
If you want to experience the cultural scene in Murfreesboro, Main Street Live would be a great place to start. A 400-capacity venue, it plays host to a vast array of musical events throughout the year. You can depend on Main Street Live to deliver some fantastic performances, with past line-ups including the likes of The Young International, Peelander-Z and Space Capone. It is a platform for local talent as well as nationally touting performers.
Hosting popular underground punk bands, this basement concert venue offers a perfect, intimate space for listening to live music. The concerts held here are for music lovers of all ages, with no entry fee. To the delight of the fans, the venue has been host to many independent bands like Paper Not Plastic, Sons Of Tonatiuh, Bold As Love and Heartbeater in the past.
Located across Hamilton Avenue, Noa Noa is a live music venue. Offering a mix of different genres, it features local artists/bands. Equipped with modern lighting and sound system, it makes for a perfect concert venue. Occasionally, Noa Noa also hosts events in its outdoor area.
2600 West End Avenue Centennial Park Nashville, TN 37203
Every Saturday, a corner of the other wise tranquil Centennial Park comes alive with musical beats. This place is nothing but the open-air Musicians Corner that invites one and all who love music. Variety of singers, songwriters and musicians enthrall audience with their stellar performances. There is no restriction as regards to genre of music played here; the idea is to bring the entire community together and be a part of this musical celebration. That's not it, Musicians Corner also supports many charitable organizations and conducts special fund-raising events and functions.
419 Main Street Franklin, TN 37064 +1 615 538 2075(Box Office)
Founded in 1937, the Franklin Theatre screens blockbusters and art cinemas since long. Though a popular movie theater in town, owing to financial constraints the venue had to close its doors in 2007. However, the Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County took the initiative to revive this landmark and soon the Franklin Theatre resumed full-fledged operations. Now, it is more than just your regular cinema house and hosts concerts, shows and similar events on a regular basis. The theater is the foremost LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified project and continues to implement conservation policies like water efficiency and energy saving.
Dickson is a modern city and comes under the purview of Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has variety of options for recreation, dining and shopping. Arts center like Renaissance Center, The Dickson Gallery of Fine Art, dining outlets like Ming Court Buffet and Grill, Dairy Queen of Dickson and Fossie Bar-B-Que and parks like Holland park and Lakeview park , make for an interesting day trip. For more details, check website or call ahead.
The Cedar Creek Sports Center is open year round and includes both indoor and outdoor recreational activities. For example, visitors can enjoy the indoor arcade games, batting cages, and baseball facilities. Outdoor activities include miniature golf, a driving range, and go-karts. During the summer months, the center also offers visitors a chance to cool off and have fun in a terrific bumper boat pool. Guests may also choose to participate in lessons to help improve their batting, hitting or golf swing. The Putt-Putt Golf, arcade area, go-karts, bumper boats and batting cage can also be rented as part of a party package.
One of the popular spots in Murfreesboro for live music, Trash Mountain is located near the Middle Tennessee State University. A venue where you can find some of the most popular as well as the yet-the-be-known artists from all over the country, Trash Mountain is buzzing with events throughout the year. Do stop by here when in Murfreesboro for an entertaining time.
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