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Westhaven to Host 8th Annual Porchfest Event

October 5th Event is Free and Open to the Public

Franklin, Tenn. — The Westhaven Community, in conjunction with Southern Land Company and The Westhaven Foundation, will host the 8th Annual Porchfest Event on October 5 from 2pm until 6 pm. Nissan of Cool Springs is also partnering with the community to serve as this year’s presenting sponsor. Porchfest is free and open to the public and will proceed rain or shine.

Porchfest consists of live music performances on Westhaven residents’ front porches. Attendees can walk and bike between the various home venues and enjoy multiple genres of music performed by local artists. This year performances will take place on 18 different porch stages and will feature more than 55 musicians. Attendees are encouraged to download the 2019 Westhaven Porchfest App through Apple and Android Stores for up-to-date information on performances, stages, and show times.

Seven Food trucks will be on site, including YaYo’s OMG, Funk Seoul Brother, and the Love Bus.  Porchfest is also a kid-friendly event. There will be two locations for kids’ music and games: The Academy at Westhaven will be welcoming children in the neighborhood’s Founder’s Square and St. Matthew’s Church will be hosting younger audiences Back Stage at The Residents’ Club where three live bands will be performing kid favorites.

“Thanks in large part to Nissan of Cool Springs and all of our fantastic sponsors, this will be one of the most exciting Porchfests to date,” said Jan Cooper, Vice President of Residential Marketing at Southern Land Company. “Each year we have been fortunate to attract local artists to the community who draw fans from all over the region. This is a great way to kick off your fall and we welcome anyone who appreciates live music and a relaxed festival atmosphere.”

“We are excited about the date change this year and hope the cooler temperatures will encourage people to come see everything that Westhaven has to offer,” Cooper said. “Porchfest is a great way for people to see new homes and visit the local merchants at Westhaven Town Center on Front Street. We encourage everyone to come out with your family and join us for an afternoon of music and fun.”

About the Westhaven Foundation

The Westhaven Foundation is an officially registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity that was formed approximately 12 years ago. The mission of the organization is to serve our community through financial support and volunteerism and to be a catalyst to help others in the community conduct programs of their own. The Westhaven Foundation is expected to reach $1,000,000 in cumulative charitable donations in the coming year. The Foundation’s primary giving focus is to fund leading edge medical research in the areas of childhood cancer, funding for public educational programs at local schools, provide college scholarships to students that exemplify service to others and to promote the arts and life-long learning.

About Westhaven, A Southern Land Company Community
Focused on Traditional Neighborhood Design features, the Westhaven community showcases a variety of living options from single family homes, townhomes, condominiums and more. At build out, the Westhaven community will contain more than 2,700 homes. For more information, visit, or call the Westhaven Realty sales office at 615-599.1764.


Porchfest Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors:
Nissan of Cool Springs, Southern Land Company, Westhaven Foundation

Residents’ Club Sponsors:
The Bone and Joint Clinic, Xfinity/Comcast

Hydration Station Sponsors:
Edward Jones, Zurich Homes

Kids Zone Sponsors:
The Academy at Westhaven, St. Matthews School

Selfie Station Sponsors:
McDonalds Insurance, Westhavent Realty

Shuttle Sponsors:
Eric Stewart’s Insurance, Zurich Homes

Thank you Party Sponsors:
Aesthetic and Wellness, Front Street Tavern, Gateway Financial

Medical Service Sponsors:
Vanderbilt Health

Golf Cart Sponsors:
Mickey’s Motors

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