Embrace the Vibrant Spirit of Spring: Events on the Natchez Trace Parkway 

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 Embrace the Vibrant Spirit of Spring: Events on the Natchez Trace Parkway 

As winter comes to an end and spring comes around with warmer weather, there’s no better time to immerse yourself in the beauty and festivities of spring on the Natchez […]

Christmas Along the Natchez Trace Parkway

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Christmas Along the Natchez Trace Parkway

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to embrace the holiday spirit than by embarking on a festive journey along the Natchez Trace Parkway this Christmas, unwrap […]

National Park Week 2023

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National Park Week 2023

“…for the benefit and enjoyment of all…” The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and […]

Flea Market in Nashville

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Flea Market in Nashville

The Tennessee State Fairgrounds Flea Market is considered among the Top 10 flea markets in the country.

Parkway Commemorates National Park Week with “Celebrate Wildlife Weekend”

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Parkway Commemorates National Park Week with “Celebrate Wildlife Weekend”

The Natchez Trace Parkway Commemorates National Park Week with “Celebrate Wildlife Weekend” on Saturday, April 23, 2011.

Franklin Theatre Marquee Lighting Ceremony

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Franklin Theatre Marquee Lighting Ceremony

It has been more than 40 years since the Franklin Theatre’s marquee has lit up 419 Main Street in Historic Downtown Franklin, and on Jan. 29, 2011, at 5 p.m., the marquee will once again shine. The Next Generation of the Heritage Foundation, comprised of 21-40 year old Heritage Foundation members, has made a $100,000 pledge to fund the replica of the original 1937 Franklin Theatre Marquee.

In honor of this special occasion, the Next Generation Heritage Foundation is sponsoring a “Champagne and Shopping Hour” beginning at 4 p.m. in many of the shops on Main Street.

The Natchez Trace Parkway Welcomes Firehouse Community Arts Center for Black History Month

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The Natchez Trace Parkway Welcomes Firehouse Community Arts Center for Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the Natchez Trace Parkway will host the Firehouse Community Arts Center of the Memphis Black Arts Alliance (MBAA) on Saturday, February 12, 2011. Using the performing arts of drama and music (song and instrumental) and visual media projections, the Firehouse Community Arts Center will offer education and entertainment for this year’s Black History Program. The program will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, located at milepost 266, near Tupelo, Mississippi.