Guide to Holiday Happenings in Nashville 2015

Guide to Holiday Happenings in Nashville 2015

Even though it isn't too cold outside, it is that time of year to enjoy all the holiday lights and festivities around Nashville!  From lights to events, there really is a lot to do in this city.  With some much that's available to do, it's hard to find a place to start.  Here is this years list of some of the unique, exciting things that are offered around town.   





 It's a Wonderful Life at The Franklin Theatre

419 Main Street Franklin, TN 37064

Come out to this downtown Franklin mainstay and enjoy a viewing of a holiday favorite, It's a Wonderful Life.  There will be shows from 12/23-12/30 at various times.  If you haven't been to the Franklin Theatre, the holidays are a perfect time to visit this unique, quaint old time movie theatre in the heart of downtown Franklin.  


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Posted Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Events, Holiday Happenings


Artichokes alla Romana

Artichokes alla Romana
Servings: 4 
Prep time: 30 mins; cooking time: 90 mins
Calories/serving: 140 calories,
 4g fat (1g Sat, 2g Mono)
20g carb, 6g protein







  • 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs, preferably whole wheat (whole meal)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 large artichokes
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup plus 2 to 4 tablespoons vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and olive oil and coat. Place the crumbs in a baking pan and bake about 8-10 minutes.
  2. Working with 1 artichoke at a time, trim the stem flush with the base. Cut off the top third of the leaves and any remaining thorns ...

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Posted Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Appetizers, Side Dish