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Arts & Entertainment

Mother’s Day weekend will be a busy time in Franklin as the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Gemboree opens its doors on May 11. The event will be held at the Macon County Community Building located just off Highway 441 south of Franklin. This show, sponsored by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, complements two other well known gem and mineral shows held here in July and October. Franklin continues to earn its name as “The Gem Capital of the World.”

This year’s Mother’s Day Gemboree will be held Friday through Sunday, May 11 to 13, with doors open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Sunday.

“Some of the nation’s finest gem and mineral dealers will display and sell everything from fine jewelry to rough and cut gems and minerals.” said Linda Harbuck, Executive Director of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

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at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Restless Heart and Little Texas, two classic American country music bands, will perform their all-time fan favorites at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 19. Showtime is set at 7:30 p.m. and tickets start at $24.

Restless Heart had their first taste of success in 1984 with their first record release. They are known for hits such as “I’ll Still Be Loving You” and “When She Cries.”

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FHS Drama Department performaned Willy Wonka Junior last weekend under the direction of Robert Jessup.

 

 

View more photos of the production after the jump!

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Annual non-competitive event staged Saturday.

Macon County youth in 3rd-12th grades participated in a non-competitive talent show last Saturday at the Franklin High Fine Arts Center.

The talent show was a joint project of the Arts Council and the Macon County Board of Education, with proceeds supporting the Arts Councils’s Artist-in-the-Schools Program.

Look for the full photo gallery after the jump! 

 

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