By CHRIS LADD
With school winding down and summer looming next month, weekend activities continue to ramp up.
Here are some of the events this weekend:
Sumner Crest Winery Beach Bash
The annual kick off to summer takes place tonight at the Sumner Crest Winery. The Beach Bash takes place on the lawn at the winery beginning at 6:30 p.m.
So grab your flip flops and grass skirts and check out the Beach Bash. The event takes place at 5306 Old Hwy 52 in Portland. You may enjoy a bottle of Sumner Crest Wine but no other alcohol is allowed. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating
Worthington Galleries Live Summer Auction
Worthington Galleries is hosting a LIVE auction on Saturday May 19, at 9 a.m.
The auction will feature over 500 items from fine art, sculptures, pottery, antique firearms, rare documents, sterling silver, and lots more.
They will also serve snacks, wine & beer to those attending in person.
The Worthington Galleries is located on the square in Gallatin at 112 Public Square. Fore more information or to place bids on items already online you can visit worthingtongalleries.com.
Strike Out Against Alzheimer’s
Holder Family Fun Center is hosting Strike Out Against Alzheimer’s on Saturday May 19, in Hendersonville.
The event lasts from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and will feature a bowling tournament, live music, vendors,
Hendersonville Mounted Police, Mopar Strong Cruise, and much more.
Some of the musical guests are Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr. (son of Hawkshaw Hawkins and Jean Shepherd) Dean Holmen (Music City Hayride), Jamie Wayz, Kat and Lee Jones, Sandy Moyer, Juelane Porter, Jeanette Elrod, Karisa Kay, and Macy Tabor. and Hollywood Howie (emcee).
Hwy. 52 Yard Sale
If you like looking for good deals, the TN52 Yard Sale or, to most, the Hwy. 52 yard sale takes place this weekend.
The Hwy. 52 yard sale runs 95 miles across northern Middle Tennessee from Orlinda to Celina. Along the way it travels through four counties: Robertson, Sumner, Macon, and Clay. It runs through cities such as Portland, Westmoreland, Lafayette, and Red Boiling Springs.
It is Tennessee second-longest yard sale with approximately 500 vendors selling antiques, crafts,
clothing, furniture and food.
The yard sale takes place on Friday and Saturday, but some vendors set up on Thursday along the route.
Circus coming to Westmoreland
The Westmoreland Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Kelly Miller Circus on Friday May 18.
The circus features shows at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Westmoreland Expo Center, 4011 Fleetwood Drive.
The event is rain or shine and you can purchase advance tickets at Citizens Bank, The Farmers Bank,
Macon Bank & Trust, Mike’s Foodland or at kellymillercircus.com.
For more information on tickets you can check out http://www.westmorelandchamber.org.
American Girl Tea Party of 1824
Bring your American Girl Doll and come for a good time and learn Josefina’s game called “Waltz of the Broom” and enjoy the taste of New Mexican Hot Chocolate that she would prepare for her friends and family.
Activities include: New Mexican Hot Chocolate, Short Story, Waltz of the Broom, Craft, and Cake and Tea Time.
This takes place on Saturday May 19, with two sessions: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Goodlettsville Visitor’s Center at Mansker’s Station. Tickets are $20 per child ages 7-12. To make reservations you can call 615-859-3678.
If you like to hear some good ole pickin’ then Saturday night in Westmoreland will be the place for you. Enjoy authentic Tennessee music roots in a down-home country setting with folks who have a passion for music.
Grandpa’s Opry takes place the third Saturday of the month at 1033 Park St, in Westmoreland.
The music begins at 6 p.m. and admission is $5.