4206 Franklin Common Court
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 791-6675
Fax: (615) 591-9603
Goofballs is the perfect place for kids of all ages. This fantastic, fun new 12,000 square foot family entertainment center is packed full of amusing activities. Admission price includes the jungle blaster children's jungle gym area, entrance into the inflatable obstacle course, and the toddler play area. For just a few dollars more families can add on bumper car rides, laser tag games, bowling, video arcades and playtime in the Wii rooms. When playtime is over, families can grab some Noble Romans pizza before heading home. Goofballs also offers birthday party packages and special events. Check out the details online or inside the center. -Lynn-nore Chittom
The People's Church Franklin is the main campus of a two-site Southern Baptist mega church serving both Franklin and Spring Hill, Tennessee. A wide range of traditional educational ministries for children, youth and adults are available, as well as unique musical opportunities through KidsPraise and ShineOut. The People's Church hosts a variety of support services including recovery groups for divorce and grief, support groups for parents, marriage and family counseling, and prayer ministries. The large facilities available at this church are occasionally used for hosting special events in the Franklin area. Service times are available on the church's website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
This theater features 20 screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please see their website.
The Boiler Room Theatre is the first resident professional theater in Williamson County. Located inside a space in the popular, historic Factory Mall in Franklin, this intimate setting is the perfect venue for an up-close and personal look at the theater. Unlike the larger venues in downtown Nashville, this particular Franklin theater offers guests the best of both worlds - great performances, along with wonderful nearby restaurants and free parking. Performances have included such hits as Annie Get Your Gun, Crimes of the Heart, Rent, and My Fair Lady just to name a few. Tickets are available through the Boiler Room Theatre website.
Franklin is filled with buildings of historical significance. One of these structures is The Factory. This was the former home of the Dortch Stove Works, Magic Chef, and later the Jamison Bedding Company. A National Historic Landmark, it is now home to shopping and meeting spaces. Specialty shops such as art galleries, fashion boutiques and photographer's studios fill the storefronts inside. Meeting space is available in three areas, accommodating up to 5,000 people and perfect for a wedding or business conference.
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.
Christ Community Church is one of the most popular churches in the Franklin, Tennessee area. As the home church for popular Christian artists such as Amy Grant, Stephen Curtis Chapman, and Michael Card, this church has a firm foundation in the contemporary worship service style. It is also well-grounded theologically as a member of the Presbyterian Church in America. Christ Community Church offers a full spectrum of educational and counseling ministries designed for children, youth, singles, adults and seniors. The church facilities are also commonly used for community events. For more information on service times and upcoming events, visit the church's website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Church of the Good Shepherd is a welcoming Episcopal church located in Brentwood, Tennessee. The church offers both a traditional and a contemporary worship service as well as Christian educational programs for members and visitors of all ages. Church of the Good Shepherd was established in 1995 and has grown steadily into one of the largest, thriving Episcopal churches in the Nashville area. Family-focused, Church of the Good Shepherd offers a summer vacation bible school in addition to first communion preparation and teen confirmation classes. Check out the church calendar for other church and community events. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Christ Church Nashville is located in South Nashville and serves both South Nashville and parts of West Nashville. The church offers a full range of educational ministries for children, youth, young adults, men, women and seniors including Sunday morning classes, Men's Fraternity and women's ministries. The church also provides a variety of special outreach ministries including programs to feed the homeless, provide help for expectant mothers, outreach to the deaf community and services for the Hispanic community. Christ Church also hosts Image Productions, a visual and fine arts outlet for local artists interested in producing works related to their faith. Service times and event information is available on the church's website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Brentwood Hills Church of Christ is a vibrant Christian community meeting the needs of Church of Christ families and individuals in the Brentwood area. The church focuses its efforts on preaching the gospel, evangelism and discipleship. Christian religious education is available year-round for children, youth, college students, young adults, couples and seniors. During the summer, Brentwood Hills Church of Christ offers a vacation bible school program for area children. Church facilities are occasionally also used for community events. Check out the church's website for more detailed information on upcoming events and programs. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre is a unique experience in the Nashville area. Offering buffet dinners and performances since 1967, Chaffin's Barn is not only a Nashville landmark, but one of only two original Barn Theatres in the country. It is also the second oldest professional dinner theatre in America. Seating at Chaffin's Barn is positioned around a theatre in the round, so every seat in the house offers a terrific view. Performances for the 2011 year season include Annie, Everybody Loves Opal, A Country Christmas Carol and Southern Fried Funeral. Be sure to check the website for upcoming auditions, special discounts, performance dates and special events. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Performing plays and musicals with Jewish themes is the passion of this theater near downtown. Throughout the year the company produces award-winning original productions as well as previously published material. A valued part of the Nashville arts community, Shalom also considers writings by local playwrights. Companies around the world have performed work originally produced here, and Nashville's theater community has recognized this professional troupe of actors and singers with numerous awards.