We know you’ve heard by now — this Friday, Dec. 4 we’re hosting Holiday Village, a free festival that will be sparkling with Christmas spirit all day long!
An event for all ages, our party will last from Noon to 10 p.m. on our property. Prepare for a fun-filled for friends and family, with a craft shopping experience that’s farmer’s market style.
Extra festivities include a hot cocoa bar, fireside seating, Christmas carolers, free cookie decorating and ornament making for kids, and the official lighting of the Homestead Manor Christmas Tree…. by Santa himself!
And adults, we didn’t forget about you: we’ll have a secluded VIP 21+ lounge with a cash bar!
We couldn’t do ANY of this without the generosity of our sponsors. Thank you to our gold, silver and bronze Holiday Village 2015 partners for helping make this happen…. check out who they are below, and see some of their favorite holiday memories!
Bright Event Productions Inc. is a boutique event lighting, sound and visual design company specializing in innovation, customization, creativity and top-notch customer service. While Nashville, Tennessee is our home, we readily service events throughout Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama. We partner with exclusive event venues and top-notch, professional vendors in the areas we work and maintain a highly qualified team of experienced event professionals.
Our family’s favorite Christmas tradition is helping others with acts of BRIGHTness! #actsofbrightness
Distinct Event Rentals. Personalized Service. Creative Experts. Southern Charm. Superb Results. Located in Historic Downtown Franklin and serving the Greater Middle Tennessee area, Southern Events is your full-service party rental company. Southern Events offers a distinct selection of event tables, chairs, linens, place settings, wedding decor, dance floors, modern and industrial furniture, farm tables and benches, as well as many unique items, furniture, and accessories from our Vintage Prop Shoppe. They welcome you to stop by their showroom, and let their team inspire you and help bring your vision to life!
Our office’s favorite Christmas tradition is: Decorating the office and showroom for Christmas every year after our staff Thanksgiving Lunch. Caroling and Christmas karaoke are welcomed, too!
Grand Central Party Rental was started by an event planner in 1999 in a 2,000-square-foot warehouse in Middle Tennessee. Over the years, the company grew and evolved–and in 2009, an event management division was created, allowing for marketing, event planning, and bookings for Historic Cedarwood and Riverwood Mansion.
As one of Middle Tennessee’s top-rated party rental companies, Grand Central Party Rental has hosted more than 25,000 events and 6,000 weddings in the last 15 years, winning several awards along the way, including Wedding Wires Bride’s Choice in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and Couples Choice in 2015.
Our family’s favorite Christmas tradition is getting together as a big family, big huge gathering.
Twine Graphic Design
Twine Graphic Design has quickly become the local favorite custom t-shirt printer for organizations and businesses in the middle Tennessee area. They cater to customers all over the country but their speciality is being a local source for branding and apparel in Franklin, TN. Twine does all custom design and apparel printing on site, which allows for the production of a truly controlled product from start to finish.
Our family’s favorite Christmas tradition is going to look at Christmas lights together.
Triple Crown Bakery is owned by Pastry Chef Alena Vaughn, a Southern California native. After graduating from The California Culinary Academy (now Le Cordon Bleu) in San Francisco, she began her career cooking at the Ritz Carlton, and then baking at Zov’s Bistro & Bakery. In the summer of 2013, Alena and her family established roots in Franklin, Tenn., and Triple Crown Bakery was born.
Our family’s favorite Christmas tradition is opening one present on Christmas Eve.
From raking leaves to hanging pictures, Harpeth True Value Hardware makes your household chores and DIY projects possible with quality tools and equipment. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff can advise you on the best products for your job as well as suggest tips and techniques to make the work go faster. Whether you’re fixing a faucet or installing a ceiling fan, you’ll find everything you need to get the job done right at their hardware store in Franklin, Tenn.
Whether you’re an executive in need of a ride to the airport, a bride looking for luxurious transportation for her wedding or a travel manager arranging transportation for 5000 trade show attendees, Signature Transportation Services is there for you. They have developed a full range of services and special packages to serve our corporate, entertainment and private customers throughout Tennessee and around the world. Contact Pam Johnston 615.942.1033 for more!
Our favorite Christmas Tradition is reading the Christmas Story from the Bible on Christmas Eve, it never gets old…..
Installations, Inc., a division of Tour Supply, provides audio/ video installation services. Their commercial installations include restaurants, live music venues, and houses of worship. Their residential installations encompass home theaters, multi-room audio and “smart” home solutions! Their team has worked closely with some of the biggest names in music and they interface with the most respected manufacturers in the industry.
Our family’s favorite Christmas tradition is partaking in our annual toy drive which benefits “Toys for Tots.”
Located in middle Tennessee, Tennessee Equine Hospital is a renowned medical and surgical referral facility. The 22-stall hospital includes a fully-equipped surgical suite, state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, lameness center, separate isolation and reproduction facilities.Tennessee Equine Hospital’s mission is to provide an exceptional facility, staffed with talented doctors and technicians focused on patient care. Their motto is “Experience, Innovation, Excellence,” and the veterinarians and hospital staff practice this to provide the highest quality veterinary services to clients and their horses. The hospital’s vision is to continue to invest in the local and regional horse community, while establishing a legacy in equine medical and surgical care.
Our family’s favorite Christmas tradition is decorating a real Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving.
Muletown Coffee is a small-batch coffee roaster based in Columbia, Tenn. that prepares around 600 pounds of product each week. Muletown works with farmers around the world to ethically source its coffee beans in regions that have their own distinct flavor. Muletown is named after the famous and local Mule Day Celebration, and put their beans in neighborhood restaurants like Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant, Harvest at Homestead Manor and Marcy Jo’s.
Riverbend Nurseries, located just east of Thompson’s Station, Tennessee, was founded in 1990 on 80 acres of land. The original establishment was set up for only the wholesale trade, concentrating sales efforts on garden centers and landscape contractors mainly in the eastern half of the U.S. Today, the wholesale yard has 30 acres of container plant stock and hundreds of acres of field production, and our nursery has expanded through the years and now encompasses 500 acres on some of the best silty clay loam soil in Middle Tennessee.
Our landscape supply outlet opened in 2008. The outlet is the retail division of Riverbend Nurseries, so “the public” can come and shop from the same inventory where the best landscapers, landscape designers and landscape architects in the area have shopped for years.
We carry more than 1,500 varieties of locally grown plants from trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, tropicals and houseplants. We also have various tools, chemicals, pottery, bagged and bulk mulches, soil amendments, stone, and, of course, an abundance of knowledge.