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Titans host free kickoff party during training camp featuring Jake Owen concert

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Titans are hosting a free kickoff party on August 3rd that will feature a concert from country star Jake Owen and a pet adoption. This is the first training camp event of its kind for the team.

The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Gates open at 4. Parking at Nissan Stadium will be free.


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5 Things to do this weekend in Middle Tennessee: July 12-14

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville Roller Derby – Doubleheader
Saturday, July 13
Nashville Roller Derby has a doubleheader this weekend at The Fairgrounds Nashville Sports Arena.
First up is the Music City All Stars vs. Fayetteville Roller Derby at 5:30 p.m.
Then, the Music City Brawl Stars take on Windy City Third Coast at 7:15 p.m.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and parking is only $5 (cash only)

Con of Thrones
Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 14
Con of Thrones returns for its third year to bring the biggest fans, actors, and creators to Nashville.
The three-day event is happening at the Music City Center.
You can go behind the scenes of the hit TV show with cast and creator interviews and panels.


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Franklin Noon Rotary Club gives back through rodeo

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — From cowboys to clowns, the Franklin Noon Rotary Club’s Franklin Rodeo is celebrating a milestone 70th year.

The Franklin Rodeo is Williamson County’s longest-running event, and Executive Director Bill Fitzgerald has been going to the Franklin Rodeo since he was six.

“It’s about God, country, family, and community. That’s the four things we build the rodeo around,” said Fitzgerald.

While the three nights of the rodeo are a lot of fun, it’s also a sanctioned event on the professional rodeo circuit. It’s also a massive fundraiser.


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Band alumni invited to return for rodeo parade

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FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) – If you were once a member of a school band and you miss performing, there’s still a chance for you.

Two former Franklin High band members want you to come out and perform in the upcoming Franklin Rodeo Parade on May 11.

Daniel McGinley and Stacey Carroll both went to Franklin High and started a Facebook group to recruit former band members.


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Nashville Soccer Club Players Visit Special Olympics Soccer Training

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Nashville Soccer Club, Tennessee Soccer Club and Special Olympics Tennessee are
working together to bring the first soccer program for Special Olympics athlete to Middle Tennessee. This inaugural soccer program is led by local Tennessee Soccer Club coaches and players.

Nashville’s newest professional team, the Nashville Soccer Club, will have players guest coach at two Special Olympics Soccer training sessions on April 16th and April 30th. Players Taylor Washington and Darnell King will visit April 16th’s training session to share tips with over 30 local players, ages 8 to 35.


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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Helps with Spring Cleaning

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The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Williamson County on Saturday, May 4 in at the Williamson County Administrative Complex, 1320 West Main Street, Franklin from 8:30a – 2 p. Local contact for the collection site is Jennifer Stanley (615) 786-0166.

Tennesseans are encouraged to bring household hazardous waste – including cleaning fluids, pesticides, batteries and more – to a designated drop-off location. A person does not need to live in the county to participate.


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NFL Draft bringing more Airbnb guests to Nashville than ever before

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — More than 21,000 guests will be staying at Nashville Airbnbs during the NFL Draft.

Airbnb says Nashville hosts will earn a combined $5 million in supplemental income. The hospitality service says the data, which was released Monday, reflects current confirmed bookings during April 25-27 – which coincides with the Draft.


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Adult Summer Basketball Leagues begin play in June at Academy Park

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The Athletics Division of Williamson County Parks and Recreation is now registering for Adult Summer Basketball Leagues at the Academy Park Gymnasium, 120 Everbright St., Franklin. Don’t have a team? Register as a free agent, and a team will be formed from individual registrants.

A D2 League for high school or recreational skill set players will play on Tuesday evenings beginning June 4.


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