Franklin, NC - Calendar of Events

May 27, 2016 7:00 pm

Downtown Franklin

5 W. Main Street


“Freedom Rocks the Square,” a Memorial Day Weekend outdoor rock concert and street dance, will be held Friday, May 27 at 7:00 pm on Franklin’s Town Square Gazebo, weather permitting.  The award-winning C-Square performs vintage hits from the 1050s on, spanning the pop music era from the Everly Brothers “All I Have To Do Is Dream” to the Doobie Brothers’ “Takin’ It To The Streets,” plus some classic country and patriotic numbers.  Band members are keyboardist Lionel Caynon, percussionist Mike Contino, dancer Selma Sparks and singer Bobbie Contino, with guest bassist, Dave Stewart.

The gazebo is on the corner of Main and Iotla Streets, across from the Macon County Courthouse.  Attendees should bring a lawn chair.  Donation can will be passed for the Arts Council of Macon County’s Artist-in-the-Schools Program.  This event is sponsored by the Arts Council, with support from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.  For details contact the Macon Council, 828-524-ARTS or