NBC is hosting an open casting call in Nashville, Tennessee October 1-2 for their new show created and produced by Jerry Seinfeld called The Marriage Ref. Want to be a contestant on the show?
Fun In The Neighborhood
Children, pets, and families are welcome to attend this pet-friendly event where photos will be taken with Santa and your favorite pet!
There will be art openings & talks, a book signing, and holiday receptions at art galleries throughout Nashville.
I have never stood in line at the mall to get my son’s picture taken with Santa and I never will. I have been spoiled by the staff at A Private Gathering in Franklin. They take Santa pictures, family portraits, baby pictures, and more!
My advice to new parents is to NOT try to do it yourself when it comes to making your child’s hand prints and foot prints. Now I encourage new parents to go to Precious Prints in Franklin, TN to get their baby hand prints and foot prints made.
Rubdown is a half-hour comedy series that takes you behind-the-scenes with stories inspired by real life situations. The pilot for the show is being filmed in historic Franklin, Tennessee on October 4th and 5th.
Our network of 21 websites begins its 6th year today. We started this little gig in August 2004… slowly adding new sites through the years. We couldn’t have done it alone. Thanks to all our hard-working writers, and you the readers for making The Fun Times Guide what it is today. It’s been 5 fun years. Here’s to another 5!…
Taping for HGTV’s Bang For Your Buck show in Nashville, TN will begin soon, so if you’re interested, apply immediately! Here are the details to be on the show…
March 2 through April 11, 2009, head to Carmike Cinemas Thoroughbred 20 in Franklin, TN for the Independent Film Festival. One film will be featured each of the 6 weeks of the film festival and all movies are only $5. Funky AND a bargain!
Do you live near Franklin, Tennessee… and love it? Do you like to write? If you would like to write articles about fun things to see & do in and around Franklin (and Nashville) — and you’d like to share your photos and stories about fun things to do in the area — then you […]
Jingles, a new Reality TV show created by Mark Burnett will begin airing on CBS Sunday, July 27th. The show will feature 8 one-hour episodes. Think you have what it takes to wow Fortune 500 companies with fun jingles for their products? They’re holding auditions for ‘Jingles’ in Nashville at the end of May!
Franklin is the only town in Tennessee that has been authorized to create its own license plate! The new historic Franklin, TN license plates are on sale now. Check ’em out!…
Art from all mediums and genres will be displayed on March 20, 2008 from 6 – 10pm at the Franklin Factory. Proceeds from the art sales will be donated to The Minnie Pearl Scholarship program.
Nashville Tennessee is one of 4 national casting calls for the Nashville Star competition. Which means the Open Call takes place on the first day and Callbacks occur on the second day. For Nashville, the dates are March 21 and 22. Here are all the Nashville Star audition dates, times & places…
The Drachenburg Folklore Festival is a Renaissance / Fantasy / Folkloric styled event that will be held in Jamison Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Tennessee on November 4, 2007.
Taylor Robinson is the 2007 WRIF Rock Girl. She made an appearance at the IHRA drag racing events in Milan, Michigan. Taylor gave everyone a show climbing in and out of Terry McMillen’s race car.
The Face Behind The Blog meme helps bloggers — and visitors to their sites — get to know one another a little better by showing recent photographs of the person behind the blog. Here’s my contribution. Enjoy.
Are you a singer-songwriter? Have you had your 15 minutes of fame yet? Here’s information about how you can get your next big break. And, if you live in Nashville, it’s a fun thing to do as a spectator, too!
They’ve announced that they’ve fixed a number of the ‘problems’ that crept into the past two year’s Williamson County Fairs. This year’s Fair looks like a sure hit. Two thumbs up!
View all of the FUN details of some unique events taking place in Nashville in the next couple weeks, with special coverage of the Reality TV Convention June 30th and July 1st.
The following parks and trails in Franklin and Williamson County Tennessee are currently being built. Here are details, maps, and park renderings to get a better of idea of what and when these new parks will be opening.
Will the Jack Daniel’s cave spring run dry? Will Jack Daniel’s whiskey taste different? Learn more about that special spring at the Jack Daniel’s Distillery located in Lynchburg, Tennessee.
Lots of Reality TV contestants have come from the Nashville area. Now’s your chance to get on the TV show Deal or No Deal! The Deal or No Deal casting bus will be at Dave & Buster’s in Nashville, Tennessee on April 28, 2007.
Flugtag is an extraordinary flying contest that’s sponsored by Red Bull and taking place in Nashville this summer. Red Bull calls it ‘the quest for human-powered flight’. You don’t want to miss it!
The Listening Room Cafe is a new music venue in Franklin, Tennessee that will be opening soon. Stay tuned for grand opening details. Here’s the latest round of changes…
We both feel incredibly lucky that we are able to do what we enjoy most in life: Marketing, PR, Sales, and Websites. Who says you can’t get paid for doing what you love???
Here are some of the things that we wish someone would invent soon — because they sure would make ours lives (and the lives of so many other people) much easier!
Today I came across an old video that Jim and I did — and it made me laugh. We just looked so stupid. Actually it was the very first video we ever created (with our new video camera), and it was simply a trial & error thing, but for some reason, we felt compelled to post it.
Are you a Geek, a Prep, a Freak, a Loner, a Goth, or a Gangster? Or are you like me… and you don’t fit in a box? Find out here…
We often say that The Fun Times Guide is the ‘Seinfeld’ of the Internet…it’s a site about nothing… yet there’s something for everyone! Well, I guess we’re doing something right because our traffic has never been higher, and if the feedback we receive is any indication, at least these people ‘get’ it. Thanks to all our loyal visitors!
Maybe I couldn’t get my picture on the cover of a Rolling Stone, but I didn’t have any trouble getting on the cover of International Swimwear magazine!
Here’s a funny little story about how our blog called The Fun Times Guide led us — from Tennessee — to spend an evening with a really fun couple — from California.
Got questions about having fish as ‘pets’? I did too… Then I found the answers to my questions here! Plus a funny fish story…
Here are my $.02 on the closing of Franklin Cinema in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. If you live near Franklin, TN and you haven’t been to Franklin Cinema yet… go now! It’s definitely worth a visit. And you may not be able to later!
All Dads who go to the Nashville Sounds vs Oklahoma RedHawks baseball game at Greer Stadium this Sunday get a FREE TiVo unit in honor of Father’s Day!
Franklin, Tennessee offers FREE ‘movies in the park’ called Movies by Moonlight. They’re FREE ‘concerts in the park’ — music for all tastes & ages — and even FREE movies at the theater — big hit movies that kids will love. Here’s the scoop…
Nashville offers FREE movies in the park at the Centennial Park bandshell on West End Avenue on Wednesday’s from May 31st through June 28th. Here’s the movie lineup…
Napster has become the first legal digital music service to offer free, on-demand listening to over 2 million major and independent label tracks five times each! Yep… FREE!…
Now’s your chance to listen to live streaming audio of The Bob & Tom Show AND download full-length audio clips of all comedians ever featured on the Bob and Tom Show! Check out the FREE VIP WEEKEND offered April 29-30!
Have you ever stopped to think about the fact that you never really know what someone else is going through? Here are some hit songs that prove this point, plus my take on giving people the benefit of the doubt.
Take a step back in time… what songs come to your mind when you think about your childhood? Here are mine. (Thanks, mom & dad.)
You’ll have to act fast, but iTunes is counting down to the one billionth song download… and YOU could be the lucky winner!!! The prize?… an iMac, iPods, and iTunes music download cards. Here’s the scoop.
Not sure what the name of a song is? Use your computer keyboard to tap the thythm of the song and SongTapper will help you find the name of the song!
A little about my experience working at a zoo… in Gulf Breeze Florida… where I helped hand-raise a baby orangutan and watched several wild animal births.
I’m posting these photos mostly for our family’s benefit. I doubt anyone from outside of the family would find any of these interesting… One Last Piece of Advice From Lynnette’s Dad Jim got an earful from my dad on this night. It was their first time meeting each other. Dad told Jim every […]
These photos are posted mostly for our family’s benefit. I doubt anyone from outside of the family would find any of these interesting, but they’re interesting and memorable moments to us… Dylan’s Dedication Jim’s brother, Steve, and his wife Lorrenna were living in Jacksonville, Florida when their first son (and the family’s first […]
Check out these adorable Great Pyrenees/Black Lab puppies that are happy and healthy, and available for FREE… just for the asking!
We managed to squeeze a lot of activity into a day-and-a-half in Indiana, and a day-and-a-half in Ohio… over the 2005 Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s how it went…
A funny little story about our visit to the Mississippi State University campus in Starkville, Mississippi. We loaded up the Jeep, and our dog, and drove from Nashville on the Natchez Trace Parkway.
This is a self-portrait of Jim on a rainy day at a University of Tennessee football tailgate party. I think the pops of color in this picture — taken at arm’s length — are perfect. Just the right amount of orange and blue.