Today is Sunday, August 20, 2017

Family, Fireworks and FUN and the latest issue of Wilson Living Magazine!

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Looking for something to do this weekend to celebrate July 4? You don’t need to travel far. Wilson County has plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained.  Whether you’d like to take in one of the spectacular fireworks shows in Mt. Juliet, Watertown or Nashville or you prefer staying at home and cooking up some excellent outdoor fare, Wilson Living has done the research so you don’t have to.In Watertown, spectators can enjoy the 4th of July parade and keep cool by participating in a squirt gun battle. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks to follow at dusk at Three Forks Park. For more information call 237-0270.The City of Mt. Juliet will host a fireworks display taking place behind Target in Providence Marketplace. The show will begin at 9 p.m. Before the show you can visit Providence Marketplace and enjoy any of the four concerts they will be hosting. There will be one concert every hour beginning at 4 p.m.  and last until the fireworks display at 9 p.m. Event organizers promise a night full of “food, family and fun!” For more information on this event log onto www.cityofmtjuliet.orgIf you’d like to visit Nashville’s “Let Freedom Sing” fireworks show at LP Field this year but don’t want to drive in the traffic, the Music City Star still has space left on the 4th of July Excursion Ride.  The train is scheduled to depart from the Lebanon Station at 4 p.m., stop in Martha at 4:13 p.m., Mt. Juliet at 4:24 p.m., Hermitage at 4:33 p.m., Donelson at 4:44 p.m. and arrive at Nashville’s Riverfront Station at 5 p.m.The return train to Lebanon leaves 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Nashville fireworks. An allotment of 900 tickets will be available to the general public and cost $10 for a round-trip ticket. Parking is free at all of the outlying stations. Customers will receive only one ticket for the round-trip and will need to show the ticket to the conductor when boarding on both trips. Weekday Music City Star tickets and passes are not accepted on the July 4 train. Tickets are available for purchase online at You better hurry though. At press time there were only 325 roundtrip tickets left. Be on the lookout for the latest issue of Wilson Living Magazine. The July/August issue hits stands on July 2. Read up on the candidates for Wilson County Mayor as well as other offices or cook up some of the delicious recipes featured in Stacey Meadows popular, “Food for Thought” section. If you haven’t subscribed, log onto Don’t miss this issue (or any other!). They just get better and better. Until next week, have a safe holiday weekend and in the words of Fonzarelli from Happy Days, “Stay Cool.”
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