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Stepping Into August and the Last Days of Summer

It’s the final days of summer, and we hope the Franklin Theatre and Downtown Franklin are on your list of things to do for a moment of leisure. Nothing like stepping into the cool theatre and catching an afternoon matinee or an evening show with your loved one, with a cold beverage, sweet snack and story to take you away. 

Here are a few highlights of what’s happening at the theatre and in Downtown Franklin this month:

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FIRST FRIDAY ART SCENE – 8/3

Downtown Franklin’s monthly art crawl is Friday 8/3 beginning at 6 pm. Stroll the streets, visit the shops, meet local artists and discover their talented work. You can sip and savor the food and libations so plentiful around here, too. Catch a movie around the art crawl – “Book Club” (PG-13) at 4 pm, “Ocean’s 8” at 7 pm.

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LIVE THEATER – 8/4 & 8/5

The talented teen performers of Act Too Players present: “Legally Blonde the Musical”

A fabulously fun, award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!

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IMPERFECT COURAGE BOOK TOUR – 8/16

Jessica Honegger is the Founder of Noonday Collection-a socially responsible business that uses fashion to create meaningful opportunities around the world. To celebrate the launch of her new book, Imperfect Courage, join Jessica and special guests Amy Moffett Brown of the Bobby Bones Show and Ashley LeMieux of the Shine Project for a meaningful and fun girls’ night out!

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TWIST THE NIGHT AWAY – CHUBBY CHECKER 8/18

In 2 minutes & 42 Seconds, Chubby Checker revolutionized popular culture and changed the music business forever. When he appeared on American Bandstand in 1960 and performed “The Twist,” it was the dawn of a new era in Rock and Roll.

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MOVIES FOR THE MONTH

Movies were made to take you away; for a good laugh, or a good cry, and fun times with loved ones. Our calendar is full of matinee and evening movies in August. Come enjoy:

“Book Club”(PG-13), “Ocean’s 8” (PG-13),  “Overboard” (PG-13) and “Benched” (PG-13).  On 8/31, The Movie Gang Presents: “Labyrinth” (PG).

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For a full schedule of events, visit Franklintheatre.com.  If you want to know more about what to see around Franklin, go to VisitFranklin.comWe hope to see you soon!