July Fun in Franklin, NC

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Summer is upon us, and it’s the perfect opportunity to spend special time with friends and family. There are so many fun activities and outings to choose from in Franklin this month, so why not choose more than one? From theater shows to festivals, downtown markets to art classes, you’ll find something for everyone in … Read more

June Adventures in Franklin, NC

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Summer will officially begin this month, and you can already feel the change in temperature all around us. Fortunately, Gracious Plates On Main is here to help you beat the heat with fresh salads full of healthy crisp veggies; refreshing craft cocktails; and our full menu of farm-to-table dishes. And remember, our Appy Thursday special … Read more

May Flowers in Franklin, NC

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The April showers sure did bring May flowers, and we love seeing the color all over town! And do you know where else you can find some great color? In our refreshing farm-to-table salads, filled with ingredients sourced from local growers. With the weather finally warming up, it’s the perfect time to indulge in all … Read more

April Adventures in Franklin, NC

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April showers bring May flowers, and boy are we looking forward to all of that vibrant color! But while it’s raining this month, you can stay dry at Gracious Plates on Main. Join us all month long to celebrate our 2nd anniversary with lots of great specials! Whether you’re dining inside or outside on our … Read more

March Outings in Franklin, NC

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March is a turning point for our wonderful town of Franklin, NC. The First Day of Spring will arrive this month, and the surrounding landscape will begin to get a little greener and may even begin to blossom. Did you know that consuming local honey can help alleviate those seasonal allergies that may start to … Read more

February Fun in Franklin, NC

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We’re not out of the cold yet! February is sure to be another chilly month in the mountain town of Franklin, North Carolina, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t still have plenty of fun. After a month off, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is coming alive again with a special Dessert … Read more

January Refresh in Franklin, NC

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Welcome to 2024! It’s a new year, a new day, and the perfect opportunity for a refresh. Most folks spend the holidays giving gifts and creating special memories for friends and family. But when’s the last time you did something for yourself? Since January is a slower month (at least compared to the last few), … Read more

December Days in Franklin, NC

It’s finally here, the last month of the year! December days bring us holiday parties, festive decor, Christmas trees covered in ornaments,lighted Menorahs, the most amazing food, and the chance to enjoy all of it with our family and friends. Be sure to visit Main Street in Downtown this month to see all of the … Read more

Family and Friends This November in Franklin, NC

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The month of November starts the transition from leaf season and Fall into the holiday season! It often brings a change of focus for us Franklinites. October was full of big community events and lots of visitors. In November, we shift our attention to family, friends and celebrations. Now more than ever, spending time with … Read more

Family Fun This October in Franklin, NC

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October is one of the most exciting months in Franklin each year! Not only do we get to see the greenery all around us morph into the most beautiful shades of Fall, but we get to enjoy multiple events around town to celebrate the change of season. From Baking Competitions, to car shows, to live … Read more