Calendar of Events

Events at The Carter House & Carnton Plantation

Events at The Carter House and Carnton Plantation provide opportunities for exploring these historic sites in a whole different way. From the Carnton Sunset Concert Series to Blue & Gray Days, there is something for everyone.

Upcoming Events

Vintage Base Ball Tournament
September 12 - 13, 2015
Start times TBA

Visit tennesseevintagebaseball.com for more information!

Evening Tour of Carnton
September 24, 2015
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Join us for a special evening tour of Carnton Plantation led by Battle of Franklin Trust CEO and Historian Eric A. Jacobson. The tour will be followed by dinner provided by Puckett's Grocery. The cost is $40 and reservations are required. Please contact Meagan Wuest at (615) 794-0903 or meagan@boft.org for more information or to make a reservation.

Evening Tour of Carnton
October 22, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a special evening tour of Carnton Plantation led by Battle of Franklin Trust CEO and Historian Eric A. Jacobson. The tour will be followed by dinner provided by Puckett's Grocery. The cost is $40 and reservations are required. Please contact Meagan Wuest at (615) 794-0903 or meagan@boft.org for more information or to make a reservation.

Blue & Gray Days
November 6 - 7, 2015

Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. Hosted by both The Carter House and Carnton Plantation, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living history experience is the perfect field trip and great for families. For additional details or to make field trip reservations, please contact Angell Wallace at (615) 794-0903 or angell@boft.org.

Evening Tour of Carnton
November 12, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a special evening tour of Carnton Plantation led by Battle of Franklin Trust CEO and Historian Eric A. Jacobson. The tour will be followed by dinner provided by Puckett's Grocery. The cost is $40 and reservations are required. Please contact Meagan Wuest at (615) 794-0903 or meagan@boft.org for more information or to make a reservation.

The 151st Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin and Annual Illumination
November 30, 2015

To commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, 10,000 luminaries, representing the casualties of the battle, will be lit at dusk. This event is free to the public. More details will be announced in fall 2015. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Brittany Mayfield at (615) 794-0903 or brittany@boft.org.