Sep
9
9:00am 9:00am

TennGreen's Tennessee Lands Celebration

Big East Fork Farms 5400 Big East Fork Rd, Franklin TN

Big East Fork Farms 5400 Big East Fork Rd, Franklin TN

Event Schedule

 

Stage

1:00pm Birds of Prey: Ian Turner

2:00pm Smokey the Bear

3:00pm Children's Music: Bill Crosby

4:00pm Reptiles: Dr. Dan Combs

5:00pm Birds of Prey II: Ian Turner

6:00pm Live Music: Catie Offerman

 

Other Activities

2:00pm Birding Hike

3:30pm Farm & Garden Presentation: Lauren Peterson

5:00pm Nature Hike: Randy Hedgepath

 

All Day Activities

Horseback Riding, Rock Climbing Wall, TWRA Wildlife Hands-On Exhibit & Nerf Archery Range, Hayrides, Temporary Tattoo Station, Activity Treasure Hunt, TennGreen Information Booth, Drawings, and Food & Refreshments (Full Bar Open at 4:00pm)

 

Sponsored by:

  • First Tennessee Bank

  • Center For Sustainable Stewardship

  • Geny Insurance Group

  • Village Real Estate Fund

  • LightWave Solar

  • Two Boots

  • Yazoo Brewing Company

  • Computer Aware

  • Patterson, Hardee & Ballentine, PC

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-lands-celebration-tickets-34671333893

 

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Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop
Oct
22
10:00am10:00am

Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop

We are all artists on a creative journey. One of the most memorable mile markers is the realization that we are painting light, not objects. Join me and leave the comfort of indoors to learn the lessons painting outdoors can teach. 

My plein air painting class will focus on the essential challenges of painting outdoors: the ability to see light, to simplify and organize the subject matter, and to present it in a simple and straightforward manner. 

The class is open to artists of all levels. The goal for the class is to teach the fundamentals of plein air painting, put the student on a path that is self-sustaining, meet other creative spirits, and to have fun.

Easels and painting supplies are provided in your class fee of $149. We will be using water-soluble oil paints. 

Wear comfortable painting clothes and shoes. A hat or visor is recommended. Bring a sack lunch. 

Beginners are welcomed and encouraged.

Reservations are required, 615-599-4006 or http://conta.cc/2cO831B

Instructor: Susan Jones
Susan is a very active art instructor, teaching both children and adults in a variety of settings; on-going classes, evening or afternoon paint-along parties, private lessons, and one- and two-day workshops. Most of her classes benefit worthy non-profits in her home town of Columbia, Tennessee, including Friends of Maury County Parks, Spring Hill Parks, Pet Pals of Maury County, The Family Center, The Athenaeum Rectory, and aMuse’um Children’s Museum, just to name a few. A portion of the fees for her commissioned pet portraits benefit three local animal rescues: Pet Pals of Maury County, Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue, and Russell Rescue.

Event is sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Stewardship.  

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Palette Knife Paint-Along Class "Barn"
Oct
13
6:30pm 6:30pm

Palette Knife Paint-Along Class "Barn"

Unleash your inner artist and join us October 13 at 6:30 for a painting evening in Franklin, TN, at Big East Fork Retreat Center. You’ll learn new painting skills, meet creative friends, have a great time, and leave with a beautiful masterpiece that you painted. 

Class fee of $45 includes instructions and all supplies. We’ll paint with a palette knife using acrylic paints that clean up easily with water. 

Beginners are welcomed and encouraged. 
Reservations are required, (615) 599-4006 or http://conta.cc/2ceUOEP

Instructor is Susan Jones
Susan is a very active art instructor, teaching both children and adults in a variety of settings; on-going classes, evening or afternoon paint-along parties, private lessons, and one- and two-day workshops. Most of her classes benefit worthy non-profits in her home town of Columbia, Tennessee, including Friends of Maury County Parks, Spring Hill Parks, Pet Pals of Maury County, The Family Center, The Athenaeum Rectory, and aMuse’um Children’s Museum, just to name a few. A portion of the fees for her commissioned pet portraits benefit three local animal rescues: Pet Pals of Maury County, Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue, and Russell Rescue.

Event sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Stewardship

 

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Frame Drum Circle Workshop
Sep
24
1:00pm 1:00pm

Frame Drum Circle Workshop

Frame Drum Circle – Soul to Soul

The Frame Drum is a powerful instrument used in ancient times for spiritual enlightenment and healing. Modern culture is beginning to awaken again to the healing combination of sound, voice and drumming with science & modern medicine acknowledging the positive effects of sound & frequency on the body at a cellular level. Through singing, toning and drumming together we create community in the safety of the drum circle and give ourselves the opportunity to open up to our individual truths. Come join us as we awaken soul to soul, with each other, the frame drum and ourselves.

We will:
Begin with a sound meditation
Learn basic drum strokes
Find our voice through toning
Experience the vibrational effects of drum massage
Create community
Nurture our collective heart, mind & soul

No experience necessary. Please bring your drum if you have one. If you don’t have one yet, just bring your voice, an open heart and your willingness to participate. There will be frame drums available to borrow.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

Cost: $30.00

Instructor: Robin Barnes, Sound Healer, Bio Acoustic Practitioner and Reiki Master

Please reserve your spot with an RSVP 615-474-3678.

Space is limited.

Event is sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Stewardship. 

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Shall We Gather...
Sep
11
11:00am11:00am

Shall We Gather...

Are you looking for a way to deepen your relationship with nature? Big East Fork Retreat might be just the place. Open-minded individuals meet each Sunday at the Fork to share their ideas, food, music and conversation about whatever crosses their mindstream. Afterwards, you can walk around the lake, canoe, meditate or go for a hike, all prove to be naturally empowering. Come join us and awaken your body, mind and spirit! We can't wait to see you!!!

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