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Dec. 3, 2010 / Window Wonderland
The first two Fridays following Thanksgiving, Franklin will again be transformed into an old-fashioned holiday of yesteryear. On December 3 and December 10, 2010 from 5-8pm Window Wonderland will take Franklin back in time as "windows come alive" with living scenes from Franklin’s past. Franklin businesses will be open to warmly greet visitors with hot chocolate, hot cider, cookies, or other refreshments reminiscent of the season. Strolling carolers will entertain shoppers with seasonal music and contribute to the holiday atmosphere as well as other entertainment throughout town. Luminaries will line Main Street, creating the soft glow which makes the evening so magical. There will be vintage horse-drawn carriage rides, seasonal music in the Burrell Building and at the Gazebo, and children of all ages can meet Santa Claus at the Macon County Historical Museum on Main Street. Highlands Road will be illuminated with Christmas lights and numerous restaurants on will be open for patrons. Window Wonderland is a family event with something for all ages. Step into the past and experience an old-fashioned Christmas in Franklin. It will be an evening you and your children will forever remember.
 
 
 
Dec.3, 2010 / Mistletoe Christmas
One of the most enjoyable ways to entertain your family and friends during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend will be to visit the 5rd Annual Mistletoe Magic Holiday Art and Craft Show. The handmade products of 65 of the areas most talented Artisans will be featured along with strolling musicians and carolers; several Appalachian Christmas Trees decorated by various organizations; Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus; Great food and over 80 free hand crafted door prizes will be given away --- and the Admission is FREE for everyone. This festive event is being sponsored by Smoky Mountain Crafters and supported by the Franklin Tourism Development Committee, and by the active participation of 8 of the community's leading business and civic organizations. Mistletoe Magic will be held in Franklin at the Macon County Community Building from 10am to 5pm on Friday and Saturday, November 26 & 27, 2010. For more information please contact : Laurie Keneipp 828-524-6630
 
 
 
Fourth of July Fireworks & Fun Day
Park opens at 11 a.m. with fireworks display at dark. All-day festival for the whole family with music, games, food and firewooks. Sponsored by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.
 
Address:
Macon County Recreation Park
Georgia Rd. / Hwy 441S
 
Franklin Folk Festival
Third Saturady in July.A celebration of Appalachain heritage. More than 40 exhibits of authentic mountain food, living, entertainment and much more. Sponsored by Folk Heritage Association of Macon County.
Contact: Theresa Ramsey
Phone: 828-369-7411
 
Address:
Downtown Franklin
 
May 7-9, 2010 / Mother's Day Gemboree
Date(s): May 07, 2010 - May 09, 2010 When: Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am - 4pm Where: Macon County Community Building Fine Jewelry, Rough & Cut Gemstones, Minerals, Fossils and More! Call 888-337-7529. Adults $3 children 12 and under free.
Phone: 888-337-7529
 
Address:
Macon Co. Community Building
Georgia Rd / Hwy.441S
 
Nov. 26, 2010 / Lighting of the Christmas Tree
The holiday season Franklin will officially begin on Friday, November 26th with a new event. Reminiscent of years past, a tree lighting ceremony will be held at the Clock Tower Square on Town Hill beginning at 7:00 p.m. This event will light up the square and will be accompanied by special music and refreshments. Many merchants will be open for holiday shopping. Plus Santa Claus will be on hand strolling along the streets greeting children and even taking their holiday wish lists. Santa will also be at the Burrell Building on the morning of Saturday, November 27th from 10 to 12 noon. Children will be able to have cookies with Santa and be sure to bring your camera for some memorable moments.
 
 
 
Nov. 28, 2010 / Christmas Parade
While enjoying the holidays in Franklin you can't miss the 2010 Franklin Christmas Parade. Scheduled for Sunday, November 28, 2010 beginning at 3:00 p.m., this event is great fun for the entire family. There's plenty of parking along the route to enjoy the parade and see Santa Claus Phone: 828-524-3161
 
 
 
Taste of Scotland
Father's Day weekend! 3rd weekend in June. Street festival with all-day entertainment, clans, authentic foods, music and dancing.
 
 
 

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