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Trick-or-treating is all about family fun, halloween decorations, costumes and of course…..CANDY! Going door-to-door screaming “TRICK-OR-TREAT”, collecting candy, and showing off your best costume is a halloween tradition. And Nashville has landed in Zillow’s Top 20 Best Places to Trick-or-Treat. Middle Tennessee has some of the best streets to take your children to, complete with out of this world decorations, spooky haunted houses, spider webs, zombie graveyards and so much more. Here are some of the best neighborhoods to go trick-or-treating this halloween:

  • River Plantation in Bellevue
  • The Richland Neighborhood off West End
  • Fatherland Street in East Nashville
  • Belmont Boulevard in Nashville
  • Essex Street in Hillsboro/West End
  • Westhaven
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The 20th Annual Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival

Nashville is a fantastic place to live because it is a melting pot of many cultures, and the Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival is a great event that showcases all of the culture that Nashville has to offer. The free festival will feature a variety of music and dance performances on 5 different stages as well as food vendors that will be offering exotic tastes from around the globe. The world market will be filled with booths that will not only have imported and hand-made items from around the world, but also information on various non-profits and services that benefit our community around the world. Happening on October 1st from 10am-6pm at Centennial Park.


Gallatin’s Main Street

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Finding SchoolsIf you’re preparing to make a move to a new home, you already know that it’s a monumental decision in one’s life. It becomes even more significant if you have children who are (or will soon be) of school age.


Whether they’re already enrolled in school or their school career is just around the corner, moving house is one of the most impactful moments that can happen in any child’s life. You can make the transition easier by ensuring that their new school measures up.


Regardless of your preference for public or private school, there are a number of important factors to consider when deciding where to move. Even if you’re locked in to a generalgeographic location because of your job requirements, you can examine all of the schools –

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August Newsletter


Williamson County Fair


The Williamson County Fair is coming to the Williamson County agEXPO August 5th-13th with the most adorable theme. This year, the fair is bringing a little taste of New Orleans to Middle Tennessee with the theme: “Barnyard Mardi Gras.” This fair welcomes more than 200,000 guests each year and this year there will be a number of competitions, exhibits, entertainment, attractions and more. This year’s opening day entertainment kicks off with Pelican 212, the family band that was recognized on the hit shows Little Big Shots and The Tonight Show. Stop by to catch the fun and visit here to get more information and tickets.


Franklin Art Crawl


The first Friday of every month, Downtown Franklin hosts the Franklin

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Look Ahead to June



Music City Jazz Festival

June 3rd and 4th at the Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheatre at Fontanel starting at 5pm Friday night and 11am Saturday morning. The music City Jazz Festival has partnered with the City of Nashville to throw this phenomenal inaugural event. With support from Governor Haslam, Mayor Megan Berry, and Senator Harper, the whole city and state will be involved. Don’t miss your change for a weekend of fun and amazing live music. Find out more and get tickets here.



CMT Music Awards 2016

CMT hosts and films the CMT Music Awards LIVE at Bridgestone Arena on June 8th at 7pm. Hosted by Erin Andrews and J.J Watt, who will be kicking off summer with a night filled with famous country stars,

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Best Mexican in Nashville: Cinco De Mayo



With Cinco De Mayo coming up this Thursday, we thought we would share some of the best Mexican joints in Nashville to get you ready for the fiesta!


Baja Burrito


If you are addicted to Chipotle, you must try the local favorite, Baja Burrito. Located in Berry Hill and started in 2000, Baja Burrito is an authentic, locally-owned, independent burrito shop. Set up the same way as Chipotle, where you order either a burrito, taco, salad or ect., and you go down the fast moving line to tell the cheerful staff what you would like inside or on top, but with a more local and fully authentic flare. Be sure to try the Baja fruit tea and queso.


Saint Anejo


Located in the Gulch, you will find a

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Listing of the Week



Our Listing of the Week comes from the Governors Club! It is located at 27 Tradition Ln Brentwood, TN 37027, listed for $2,099,500. This 8,737 square foot 5BR/6.5BA home features an open floor plan, soaring ceilings, gourmet kitchen, fully finished walk-out basement, resort style pool and grill master kitchen, and

gym. No expense has been spared in this custom built home. This home is listed by Heather Gipson from Parks in Brentwood and you can view this listing here.

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Cheekwood In Bloom



You do not want to miss out on one of the most beautiful places to visit in spring in Nashville. Cheekwood in Bloom takes place every spring from March 19th-April 24th. With 100,000 of colorful tulips covering the majestic grounds of Cheekwood, there is no better way to celebrate the change of the season.


The eruption of color combined with the magical landscape of Cheekwood is something that someone of any age can appreciate. New this year, Cheekwood will have special themed weekends as well as continue to have family activities, entertainment and plenty of options to enjoy nature. Here are some events coming up:


Saturday April 16th

East Side Storytellin’

At 11am and 1pm join Nashville’s local bookstore,

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Listing of the Week



This week’s listing of the week is located at 1200 Talon Way Franklin, TN 37069 in Williamson County and is listed for $2,200,000. This elegant 5BR/6.5BA 9,000 square foot luxury residence sits in the premier gated community of Laurelbrooke and has a dramatic open design and first-class amenities throughout. The amenities include a library, office, home theatre, game room, exercise room, home wine cellar, screened-in porch with fireplace, elevator, 5-car garage, and outdoor kitchen. This home is beautifully decorated and detailed from top to bottom. The kitchen includes a breakfast bar, butlers pantry, custom cabinets and countertops as well as a wine refrigerator. You cannot have a more perfect home for entertaining groups

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Nashville Fashion Week



This week has kicked off the 6th Annual Nashville Fashion Week. This 5 day, one-of-a-kind unique event showcases Nashville’s thriving fashion and design community. With local designers as well as regional and national designers, they all come together to host a week filled with creativity and talent.
On Tuesday, NFW held the ‘East Meets West: Designer Runway Show’ at Studio 615 featuring regional and international designers; Francesca Marotta, Brooke Atwood, Michael Drummond and Kallmeyer New York.
The Nashville Designer Runway Showcase was held on Wednesday night at Track One featuring local designers; Roxenstone, Sisters of Nature, Any Old Iron, Truly Alvarenga, Ona Rex and Amanda Valentine. Showcasing ready-to-wear

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