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

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Heath Nisbett returns to the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival - July 29 (video)

Heath Nisbett is scheduled to return to the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival - July 29. Heath will perform on the indoor stage at THE BLACK BOX.

Let's turn back time (or #TBT) to that Saturday in July 2016 for a sample of Heath's performance.





For more about Heath, visit his profile online
http://network.online.berklee.edu/public_profile/heathn

Heath Nisbett (photo by Jake Jacobson)
Heath Nisbett (photo by Jake Jacobson)

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

Governor’s Veto Cuts Funding for Culture, Legislators Seek Override



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Governor's Veto Cuts Funding for Culture, Legislators Seek Override
(Boston, MA) – On Monday Governor Charlie Baker vetoed a line in the state budget that funds the Mass Cultural Council, cutting its allocation by 14 percent to just over $12 million.

Earlier this month the state Legislature voted overwhelmingly to fund the arts, humanities, and sciences through Mass Cultural Council at just under $14 million for the new fiscal year, roughly level with last year's funding. Legislative supporters of cultural funding immediately vowed to seek an override of the Governor's veto. State Senator Adam Hinds of Pittsfield and Representative Cory Atkins of Concord have circulated a letter to their colleagues urging support for an override. The legislators are co-chairs of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts, and Cultural Development.

"There are few places in America as rich with culture as Massachusetts," the letter states. "From Boston to the Berkshires, from Cape Ann to Cape Cod, our state boasts an array of exceptional cultural organizations, beautiful and distinctive communities, and thousands of talented artists and educators. Mass Cultural Council nurtures this cultural life, so it is imperative that we continue to provide the agency with the necessary resources to continue the great work it does in the Commonwealth."

MASSCreative is leading a statewide advocacy effort to urge legislators to support the override, which requires the support of 2/3 of the members of both the House and the Senate. Fiscal Year 2018 began July 1.

"Our supporters in the Legislature know that smart, strategic investment in culture delivers broad public benefits to communities across the Commonwealth," said Anita Walker, Mass Cultural Council Executive Director. "We are grateful for their support, and urge all those who care about culture to join this effort to ensure adequate funding for the arts, humanities, and sciences."
About the Mass Cultural Council
The Mass Cultural Council is a state agency supporting the arts, sciences, and humanities, to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts and its communities. It pursues its mission through a combination of grants, services, and advocacy for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and artists. The agency's total budget for this fiscal year is $15.7 million, which includes a state appropriation and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and other sources. The Mass Cultural Council also runs the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund in partnership with MassDevelopment.
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Kaye Kelly returns to the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival - July 29 (video)

Kaye Kelly is scheduled to perform in the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival on Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Let's turn back time (or #TBT) to that Saturday in July 2016 for a sample of Kaye Kelly's performance at THE BLACK BOX on the indoor stage. 




  • Kaye Kelly
http://www.kayekelly.com/     https://www.berklee.edu/people/kaye-kelly

Kaye Kelly (photo by Jake Jacobson)
Kaye Kelly (photo by Jake Jacobson)

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

Lisa Bailey - "Colorful Escapes" - art show in Natick, classes in Franklin

Franklin artist, Lisa Bailey is having a solo show in August and September in Natick. The advertising flyer for the show is displayed below. The show will be held at The Frame Shop - Gallery https://www.frameshop-gallery.com/


Lisa Bailey - "Colorful Escapes" - art show in Natick
Lisa Bailey - "Colorful Escapes" - art show in Natick

Lisa had painted a picture of her cats called "7 of 9 Lives" which just won Honorable Mention at the Cape Cod Art Associations show called ‘The National 2017.’  


7 of 9 Lives
7 of 9 Lives by Lisa G Bailey

Lisa is holding open enrollment for art classes that she teaches at her house called Developing Artists. She is a registered small home business owner here in Franklin. 


https://www.facebook.com/DevelopingArtistsFranklin
https://www.facebook.com/DevelopingArtistsFranklin

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Stefilia's Stone returns to the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival - Jul 29 (video)

Stefilia's Stone is scheduled to return to the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival, Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Let's turn back time (or #TBT) to that Saturday in July 2016 when Stefilia's Stone performed at THE BLACK BOX under the tent on the outdoor stage presented by the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse.





For more about Stefilia's Stone ==>> http://www.stefiliasstone.com/



Stefilia's Stone performing at THE BLACK BOX (photo by Jake Jacobson)
Stefilia's Stone performing at THE BLACK BOX (photo by Jake Jacobson)
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

You can contribute to help make the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival a free event!

The Franklin Cultural District Committee is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival July 26 to 29, 2017.

The Committee will supervise and facilitate the performances, fine arts, and culinary arts events during the Festival in and around downtown Franklin, MA.

Individuals, businesses, and organizations may participate by contributing to help support the events/performances for the Festival.

Every bit that you can contribute will help to make the 3rd Annual Festival a success!  https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017   

Help spread the word!

https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017
https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017

The current schedule for the Festival can be found in this trifold brochure
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0wjbnXDBhczaUk4S2FETTFWdlk

If you are interested in getting updates on the Franklin Cultural Festival please check out webpage http://www.franklinsculturalfestival.org/ or follow the Festival on Twitter https://twitter.com/artshappenhere

We do maintain a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FranklinCulturalFestival but you should not rely on timely updates due to the way Facebook filters the information to followers.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Emma Newton returns to the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival - July 29 (video)

Emma Newton returns to the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival to perform on the indoor stage at THE BLACK BOX on Saturday, July 29.

Turning back time (or #TBT) to that Saturday in July 2016 for a sample of Emma Newton's performance at THE BLACK BOX. 





For more about Emma Newton visit https://soundcloud.com/emma_newton

Emma Newton performing at THE BLACK BOX
Emma Newton performing at THE BLACK BOX

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

Kenny Hadley Big Band at THE BLACK BOX - Jul 21

Kenny Hadley Big Band at THE BLACK BOX - Jul 21
Kenny Hadley Big Band at THE BLACK BOX - Jul 21
THE BLACK BOX Summer Concert Series continues on Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. with the renowned Kenny Hadley Big Band. The critically acclaimed 16-piece ensemble, led by drummer Kenny Hadley, boasts masterful musicians with performance ties to Big Band legends Woody Herman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich and more. 

The Kenny Hadley Big Band has shared the stage with such notables as the Count Basie Orchestra and the Duke Ellington Orchestra and has hosted guest soloists including Clark Terry and Louie Bellson. Hadley was 14 when he first heard Buddy Rich’s band play live. He caught Duke Ellington at The Boston Globe Jazz Festival and saw Basie, Kenton and Ferguson, among the greats, at the tail end of that era. 

Forming his own band at 23, Hadley has grown that ensemble to showcase a distinguished rotation of some 45 or 50 players. Now more than 30 years later, the Kenny Hadley Big Band continues to wow audiences and keep the big band tradition alive.

THE BLACK BOX, the home of the Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC), is located at 15 West Central Street. Tickets to “Jazz in July” summer concerts are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. A cash bar is available. For more information, including additional Summer Concert Series event programming, or to purchase tickets, call (508) 528-3370 or visit www.THEBLACKBOXonline.com.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jamie Barrett set to perform twice at the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival (video)

Jamie Barrett set to perform twice at the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival. Once on Thursday at the Town Common and then again on Saturday, under the tent at THE BLACK BOX.

Let's turn back time (or #TBT) to that Saturday in July 2016 when THE BLACK BOX had 2 stages going for a full day of musical performances.

Here is a sample of Jamie Barrett's performance at THE BLACK BOX under the tent on the outdoor stage presented by the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse.





For more about Jamie ==>> https://www.facebook.com/Jamiebarrettmusic


Jamie Barrett performing (photo by Jake Jacobson)
Jamie Barrett performing (photo by Jake Jacobson)

The full Thursday schedule can be found here
http://www.franklinculturaldistrict.org/2017/07/day-2-3rd-annual-franklin-cultural.html

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

Saturday, July 15, 2017

TBT - Franklin Cultural Festival 2016 (video)


Turning back time (or #TBT) to that Thursday evening when the folks in Franklin were treated to some cool left handed fiddling. 

The Fiddling Thomsons, a father son duo, performed on the step of the Franklin Historical Museum as part of the 2nd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival.
Ryan and Brennish Thomson are an award winning father and son duo who will be performing lively tunes on a variety of old time instruments of historical nature. Together they play twin fiddles, wooden spoons, jaw harp, cajon box, drum, rhythm bones, mandolin,banjo, accordion, flute, foot percussion, penny whistle, to name a few! The duo will entertain with their large repertoire of fun and lively tunes and will be available to answer questions from the audience regarding the folk instruments they play.



More information on the duo can be found on their website, captainfiddle.com.

 
FiddlingThomsons at 2016 Franklin Cultural Festival
Fiddling Thomsons at 2016 Franklin Cultural Festival

While the Fiddling Thomsons won't be appearing this year what do robots, wedding gowns, Jamie Barrett, and The Mikado have in common? You can find all of them in Franklin on Day 2 of the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival!

*** FRANKLIN TOWN COMMON
5:00 to 6:15: Encore Music
6:45 to 8:00: Jamie Barrett
8:00 to 9:30? FSPA performs "The Mikado"

*** FRANKLIN HISTORICAL MUSEUM
5:00 – 8:00
Display of bridal gowns; speaker on history of wedding gowns.

*** FRANKLIN METHODIST CHURCH
5:00 – 8:00
Kinetic Robots and Space Creations With Mr. Markee

* 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


Friday, July 14, 2017

Closing Day - 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival - Saturday, July 29

*** THE BLACK BOX

12:00 – 7:30 PM, Inside THE BLACK BOX (TBB)
Art Exhibit, Franklin Art Association

Select Franklin Restaurants will be selling food throughout the afternoon.

12:00 – 6:00 PM, Inside TBB
• Heath Nisbett
• Emma Newton
• Universal Singers
• LiveARTS
• Kaye Kelly

12:00 – 8:00 PM, Outside TBB
• Jamie Barrett
• Michele Kelly
• Stelfilia’s Stone
• Victims of Gravity



3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival Schedule: Saturday, July 29, 2017
3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival Schedule: Saturday, July 29, 2017
* 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://www.franklinsculturalfestival.org/ or follow the Festival on Twitter https://twitter.com/artshappenhere

We do maintain a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FranklinCulturalFestival but you should not rely on timely updates due to the way Facebook filters the information to followers.

To help financially support the Festival please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017

The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczaUk4S2FETTFWdlk/view?usp=sharing


Thursday, July 13, 2017

Day 3 - 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival - Friday, July 28

*** FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
FPS Student Music Concert Band, Orchestra, Chorus students

*** FRANKLIN TOWN COMMON

12:00 to 6:00: Farmers’ Market
3:00 to 4:30: Attleboro School of Rock Show Team (music performance)
5:00 to 6:00: Let’s Laugh Today - Laughter Yoga
6:30 to 8:00: Kevin Wolfe (music performance)
8:00 to 9:30? FSPA performance TBD

3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival Schedule: Friday, July 28, 2017
3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival Schedule: Friday, July 28, 2017
* 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://www.franklinsculturalfestival.org/ or follow the Festival on Twitter https://twitter.com/artshappenhere

We do maintain a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FranklinCulturalFestival but you should not rely on timely updates due to the way Facebook filters the information to followers.

To help financially support the Festival please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017


 The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczaUk4S2FETTFWdlk/view?usp=sharing

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Day 2 - 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival - Thursday, July 27



FRANKLIN TOWN COMMON

5:00 to 6:15: Encore Music
6:45 to 8:00: Jamie Barrett
8:00 to 9:30? FSPA performs "The Mikado"

FRANKLIN HISTORICAL MUSEUM

5:00 – 8:00
Display of bridal gowns; speaker on history of wedding gowns.


FRANKLIN METHODIST CHURCH

5:00 – 8:00
Kinetic Robots and Space Creations With Mr. Markee





3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival Schedule: Thursday, July 27, 2017
3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival Schedule: Thursday, July 27, 2017
* 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://www.franklinsculturalfestival.org/ or follow the Festival on Twitter https://twitter.com/artshappenhere

We do maintain a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FranklinCulturalFestival but you should not rely on timely updates due to the way Facebook filters the information to followers.

To help financially support the Festival please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017
 
The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczaUk4S2FETTFWdlk/view?usp=sharing

Franklin Cultural District Committee Volunteer Openings Announcement

The Town of Franklin recently established a new committee called the Franklin Cultural District Committee. The Town encourages all residents who are interested in volunteering for the Cultural District Committee to apply now for the first round of committee appointments. 

The Franklin Cultural District Committee has been created to attract artists and cultural enterprises, encourage business and job development, establish the district as a tourist destination, preserve and reuse historic buildings, enhance property values, and foster local cultural development. 

The Committee will consist on 7 Members with 3-Year terms after the initial staggering of the appointments. 

To create staggered terms for the initial (first) appointments will be as follows:
  • 3 members will be appointed for a 3-year term; 
  • 2 members will be appointed for a 2-year term (at annual re-appointments member can renew for a 3 year term); and 
  • 2 members will be appointed for a 1-year term (at annual re-appointments member can renew for a 3 year term). 

To apply please visit the Town’s website and fill out the online volunteer form at: http://franklinmaboards.vt-s.net/newcaf.php 

The Application period will begin on Monday, July 10th and the deadline for applying will be Monday, August 7th by the close of business at 4:00 PM. 

Any interested party may also apply in person in the Town Administrator’s Office at 355 East Central Street in the Municipal Building. 

For more information or questions about a Board or Committee, please visit the committeewebsite or contact the Town Administrator’s Office, at 508-520-4949. 

the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival will fill the stage with performances for three days July 26-29
the 3rd Annual Cultural Festival will fill the stage with performances for three days July 26-29


Note: if you would like additional info, please feel free to comment or send us an email. One or more of the Steering Committee would be happy to provide info.


This was shared from the Town of Franklin webpage
http://www.franklinma.gov/sites/franklinma/files/news/2017-07-07culturaldistrictcommittevolunteer_0.pdf

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Opening Day Schedule - July 26 - 2017 Franklin Cultural Festival

*** Franklin Public Library

10:30 AM - Captain Haines Pirate Show!
 

*** On the Franklin Town Common

5:00 to 8:00  PM – Art Association: Children’s activities: Sidewalk Chalk Art, Face Painting. Plein air Painting.

5:45 PM - Opening Ceremony

6:00 PM - Electric Youth



Festival Schedule: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Festival Schedule: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
* 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://www.franklinsculturalfestival.org/ or follow the Festival on Twitter https://twitter.com/artshappenhere

We do maintain a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FranklinCulturalFestival but you should not rely on timely updates due to the way Facebook filters the information to followers.

To help financially support the Festival please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/FCF2017

 
The tri-fold flyer with the full schedule can be downloaded here
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0wjbnXDBhczaUk4S2FETTFWdlk/view?usp=sharing

Monday, July 10, 2017

Music rentals for rising 6th Grade Franklin Students

To All Parents of Rising 6th Graders in Franklin,

Summer is in full swing, but back to school season will be here soon! Middle school is a huge step for your child, and with many options to consider for classes. Band and orchestra class are proven to help with test scores, foster friendships and teamwork, and be lots of fun! The music educators in the Franklin schools are top notch and would love to see your child in their classes.

We held a spring rental evening on June 14th at Franklin High School for rising 6th graders. This was a new event where parents could rent online in the computer lab after their child play tested and decided on an instrument. The educators and I would like to reach out to you in case your child did not decide at the event or were unable to attend. There is still a chance to rent an instrument for the fall.
www.musicarts.com/rentals
www.musicarts.com/rentals

If you rent online before August 21st, your child’s instrument can be delivered to the school, for free, for their first day of class. The accessories and book required for class are also available during the online rental process. You can visit www.musicarts.com/rentals to complete this and choose for a fall delivery to the school. By delivering to the school, you save yourself a trip to the store and have peace of mind that everything you need will be there for those first lessons.

Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions.

Best Regards,

Kayla Davis
Educational Representative
kayla.davis@musicarts.com

Thursday, July 6, 2017

“This truly is a collaboration amongst various organizations in Franklin”



"After years of planning, Town Council has unanimously approved creating a downtown cultural district and will now forward an application to the state for approval.

According to Director of Planning Community Development Bryan Taberner, the purpose of the state-designated cultural district is to create an area of concentration of arts and culture that will help to draw attention to resources to the downtown, such as the Black Box venue, Dean College, the Franklin School for the Performing Arts and library.

At the same June 28 meeting, Town Council also approved creating a cultural district committee which will be responsible for the oversight and management of the Franklin’s district. The committee will be no more than seven members.

“Their main duties will be to oversee a public relations strategy on how to get more people to downtown Franklin,” said Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen."
Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20170630/franklin-council-creates-cultural-district


the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival is scheduled for July 26-29, 2017
the 3rd Annual Franklin Cultural Festival is scheduled for July 26-29, 2017