Sunday, July 23, 2017

A Big Thank You to all our Sponsors

Thanks to all our sponsors for helping to make the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival a reality! The collaboration of business and artists can be a wonderful thing, especially when it helps to make Franklin a wonderful go to place!
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse
Circle of Friends Coffeehouse
 
Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan & Cannon, P.C.
Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan & Cannon, P.C.



Keefe Insurance
Keefe Insurance


Franklin Cultural Council
Franklin Cultural Council


Franklin Matters
Franklin Matters

You can also become a sponsor. You can help support the 3nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival by making a donation online gofundme.com/FCF2017.

Your donation of $1, $2, or $5 goes a long way to helping making this event a success.



Donate to help the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival
Donate to help the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival

Stop by The Rome for "Festival Fettucini"

All roads should lead to The Rome Restaurant in Franklin either before or after taking in one or more of the events at the Cultural Festival. 

The Rome will feature "Festival Fettucini" from 4:00 PM to closing each night Wednesday, July 26 through Saturday, July 29.  The culinary arts are one of the key arts that the Festival is looking to showcase. Franklin has a broad variety of culinary choices!

Stop by The Rome for "Festival Fettucini"
Stop by The Rome for "Festival Fettucini"
If "Festival Fettucini" doesn't fit your taste, The Rome has a variety of daily specials to go along with their hearty Italian fare.  The full dinner menu can be found here  http://www.the-rome.com/menu_dinner.php

If you are interested in getting updates on the Franklin Cultural Festival please check out the webpage http://buff.ly/2tUhSCL or follow the Festival on Twitter http://buff.ly/2tqlid1

To help financially support the Festival please visit: http://buff.ly/2tqGcZh.

The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here http://buff.ly/2tUdZO0


All roads should lead to The Rome Restaurant in Franklin either before or after taking in one or more of the events at the Cultural Festival
All roads should lead to The Rome Restaurant in Franklin either before or after taking in one or more of the events at the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival
 

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 29 - 3rd Annual Cultural Festival Schedule - THE BLACK BOX

The final day of the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival will feature a number of performances on the Festival stage (indoor) and the Circle of Friends stage (outdoor, under the tent) at THE BLACK BOX. 

The Franklin Art Association will display works of local artists in the lobby of THE BLACK BOX

The detailed schedule of performances looks like this:




Festival Stage 
(Indoor)
Circle of Friends Stage 
(Outdoor)
12:00 PM – 12:30
Heath Nisbett
Set up
12:30 – 1:30
Set up
Jamie Barrett
1:30 – 2:00
Emma Newton
Set up
2:00 – 3:00
Set up
Michele Kelly
3:00 – 3:30
Universal Singers
Set up
3:30 – 4:30
Set up
Stefila’s Stone
4:30 – 5:00
LiveArts
Set up
5:00 – 6:00
Set up
Jim Henry
6:00 – 6:30
Kaye Kelly
Set up
6:30 – 8:00

Victims of Gravity
8:00 – 9:30?
FSPA performs “24 hour play”

 
For updates to the schedule, follow @artshappenhere
Franklin restaurants will offer samples of their best for sale under the tent during the afternoon
Franklin restaurants will offer samples of their best for sale under the tent during the afternoon



You can print a copy of the Saturday schedule here
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0wjbnXDBhczcXNxZm5lNEs3Y1k

In the News: 3rd Annual Cultural Festival runs this week in Franklin

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Pirates, robots, opera and food are all part of the Cultural Festival which is back this year for a third time. 
The four-day event is sponsored by Franklin Cultural District Committee, and funded by donations. The festival will feature multiple performances by the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), as well as other displays and music. 
From Wednesday, July 26, to Saturday, July 29, downtown will be host to the all-day events that will span from the Town Common to the high school."
Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/entertainmentlife/20170721/franklins-annual-cultural-festival-returns-this-week

If you are interested in getting updates on the Franklin Cultural Festival please check out the webpage http://buff.ly/2tUhSCL or follow the Festival on Twitter http://buff.ly/2tqlid1

To help financially support the Festival please visit: http://buff.ly/2tqGcZh.

The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here http://buff.ly/2tUdZO0

the Town Common stage will be busy Wed-Thu-Fri with performances during the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival
the Town Common stage will be busy Wed-Thu-Fri with
performances during the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival

Friday, July 21, 2017

Food and music, a good combination - 3rd Annual Cultural Festival - Saturday, July 29

Food and music is always a good combination. Saturday afternoon, July 29, a variety of Franklin restaurants will be under the outdoor tent at THE BLACK BOX. You can sample their offerings and enjoy the musical entertainment as it alternates between the indoor and outdoor stages. 

Central Pizza,  The Curry House, Joe's American Bar and Grill and Teddy Gallagher's Irish Pub are scheduled to offer a sample of their best for sale. The price will vary.

Food and music, a good combination - 3rd Annual Cultural Festival - Saturday, July 29
Food and music, a good combination - 3rd Annual Cultural Festival - Saturday, July 29
This highlights the culinary arts that are found within the proposed Franklin Cultural District. Come for the food, stay for the music!


The full Saturday schedule can be found here
http://www.franklinculturaldistrict.org/2017/07/closing-day-3rd-annual-franklin.html
* note the schedule is subject to change

If you are interested in getting updates on the Franklin Cultural Festival please check out the webpage http://buff.ly/2tUhSCL or follow the Festival on Twitter http://buff.ly/2tqlid1

To help financially support the Festival please visit: http://buff.ly/2tqGcZh.

The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here http://buff.ly/2tUdZO0


Let's Laugh Today, Laughter Yoga - July 28, 5:00 PM

Farmer's Market, musical performances, end of the week, what better to do than to set aside some time to relax and laugh. Let's Laugh Today, Laughter Yoga is scheduled for the 3rd Franklin Cultural Festival on Friday, July 28th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. 

Remember to bring a lawn chair and water to drink. 

Let's Laugh Today, Laughter Yoga will resume their 'normal schedule' on the first Wednesday in September. 

www.letslaughtoday.com

Laughter Yoga at the 2nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival
Let's Laugh Today, Laughter Yoga at the 3nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival
2nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival: July 27 - July 30
3nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival: July 26 - July 29

The full Saturday schedule can be found here
http://www.franklinculturaldistrict.org/2017/07/day-3-3rd-annual-franklin-cultural.html
* note the schedule is subject to change

If you are interested in getting updates on the Franklin Cultural Festival please check out the webpage http://buff.ly/2tUhSCL or follow the Festival on Twitter http://buff.ly/2tqlid1

To help financially support the Festival please visit: http://buff.ly/2tqGcZh.

The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here http://buff.ly/2tUdZO0