Franklin, NC Chamber of Commerce What To Do Events



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Eagles Benefit Golf Tournament
Date(s): Nov 01, 2014
Where: Franklin Golf Course

Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Teams, Closest to the Pin Prize, Straightest Drive Prize, Door Prizes and much more.

2 Man Teams,. Captain's Choice  -  $80 per team; $40 Individual

Registration includes lunch and goodies

Maximum number of teams - 24

Tee Time:  10 am

Mulligans and Red Tee Available

Tournament Sponsorships are available by calling Trimont Christian Academy 828-369-6756 or Steve Wyatt at 524-2288.

An Evening of Song with David Moffitt & Ilana Lubitsch
Date(s): Nov 01, 2014
When: 7:30 pm
Where: First Presbyterian Church's Tartan Hall

Join Ms. Patti McClure for an evening of "Classics" from Brigadoon, Showboat, Westside Story, etc.

Sponsored by The Scottish Tartans Museum. Light refreshments will be served.  

Tickets may be purchased at The Franklin Chamber or The Scottish Tartans Museum.  All proceeds to benefit The Scottish Tartans Museum.

Tickets:  $25

All Saints Day Remembrance Service
Date(s): Nov 01, 2014
When: 2:00 pm
Where: Union United Methodist Church

All Saints Day Remembrance Service will be held at Union United Methodist Church on Saturday, November 1 at 2:00 pm.  All are welcome to come, especially if you have relatives or friends buried in the Union Cemetery.  The church is located at 3768 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC.

Annual Auction at Appalachian Animal Rescue Center
Date(s): Nov 01, 2014
When: 4:30 to review & 5 pm auction begins
Where: 1521 Old Murphy Road

Preview of items at 4:30 pm.  Live auction by Col. Dodie at 5 pm.  $5 donation and you will receive a cup of chili, dessert, drink and an auction paddle.  All items for the auction have been donated from our local community and businesses. There will be something for everyone.  Please help us continue with our Mission Statement to provide a temporary shelter for the animals in Macon County.  Provide the Spay/Neuter program so that the overpopulation of dogs and cats is stopped.

For more information contact 828-371-1293

Tim Hawkins
Date(s): Nov 08, 2014
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets:  $25, $30, $35

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals:  A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family.  Is it realistic?  Hawkins believes so.  With over 100 million views on YouTube, 120+ sold out shows evey year, and a motley crew of 200K+ Facebook fans, Tim has started a gut-busting grassroots revolution of multi-generational proportions.

For tickets or more information contact 828-524-1598 or visit www.greatmountainmusic.com.

Veteran's Parade
Date(s): Nov 11, 2014
When: 11am
Where: Downtown Franklin

Contact 828-524-2516 for more information

Annual Countrywide Showcase of Student Talent
Date(s): Nov 15, 2014
When: 7:00 pm
Where: Franklin High Fine Arts Center

Admission:  $5 adults, $2 youth

Students selected from all schools. 

Sponsored by The Arts Council of Macon County
524-7683 or arts4all@dnet.net 

Slide Lecture on Cherokee Crafts
Date(s): Nov 20, 2014
When: 7:00 pm
Where: Macon County Public Library

Speaker:  WCU's Anna Fariello
Sponsored by The Arts Council of Macon County
828-524-7683 or arts4all@dnet.net 

Diabetes Expo
Date(s): Nov 24, 2014
When: 8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Where: Macon County Public Health

The Diabetes Expo will feature a variety of information on how to get control of blood glucose, recipes, live fitness demos, local resources for medical and financial support, tips for success and a chance to speak with our registered dietitians!

Free fasting glucose checks will be available while supplies last.  If you are concerned about your risk for diabetes or whether you are maintaining control, please participate in this risk screening opportunity.

For more information about the Diabetes Expo or the Diabetes Self-Management Program, please contact Jessi Bassett, RD at 828-349-2086.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Date(s): Nov 27, 2014
When: 12 pm - 2 pm
Where: Tartan Hall - 26 Church Street

Hosted by First Presbyterian Church.  Call 524-3119 for transportation or take-out meals.  You may request delivery for take-out meals for shut-ins.  

Donations accepted.  To volunteer call 524-3119.

Cookies with Santa
Date(s): Nov 29, 2014
When: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Motor Company Grill

Mailbox available to drop letters to Santa in front of Motor Company Grill. 

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Service
Date(s): Nov 29, 2014
When: 7 pm
Where: Downtown Franklin

Thanksgiving weekend on the Square in Downtown Franklin - free cider, cookies and music.


Winter Wonderland & Gingerbread Competition
Date(s): Nov 29, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
When: Both Saturday nights 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Downtown Franklin

Franklin's Holiday Festival - Historic downtown Franklin will be changed into a Winter Wonderland.  Live music, Santa Clause, wagon rides and a gingerbread house competition and display.  For information go to www.holidaysinfranklin.com

Franklin's Annual Christmas Parade
Date(s): Nov 30, 2014
When: 3 pm
Where: Downtown Franklin

Welcome Santa into town with the annual Christmas Parade

For additional information contact the Franklin Chamber at 828-524-3161

Healthy Coping with the Holiday Blues
Date(s): Nov 30, 2014
When: 11:00 am
Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin

Holidays have enough stress, but with loss and life changes they can be an even greater challenge.  Dr. Kenney, author of "How Cancer Transformed Our Lives",  will be sharing ways to make healthy grief choices. 


For more information contact 828-736-3674

Franklin Christmas Parade
Date(s): Nov 30, 2014
When: 3 pm
Where: Downtown Franklin

Everyone is welcome to the Annual Franklin Christmas Parade.