Westhaven Porchfest has exceeded our expectations in every regard. Mary and I had a wonderful time listening to great music and seeing some wonderful porches we'll share with you.
What's a porchfest you ask? A porchfest is a neighborhood event. Musicians of various genre's play on front porches as neighbors take to the streets, spread blankets or sit on lawn chairs and enjoy an afternoon outdoors.
Porchfests create a perfect environment for socializing and maintaining a sense of community.
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Sights and scenes from our wonderful time at Westhaven Porchfest
A Day of Music on the Porches of Westhaven TN
A day of live music on the porches of the Westhaven Community
Kids, families, strollers, lawn chairs, coolers, camera clicking - all for the love of their porchfest
Intimate settings! Neighbors and the community bring chairs and enjoy the live music
Rebecca Moreland's first time at Porchfest!
Porchfest Up Close and Personal
Janet Hattabaugh Performs at Porchfest 2012
Located a few miles from downtown Franklin,TN., the Westhaven neighborhood went all out. Streets were filled with golf carts, families rode bikes while many walked their neighborhood to enjoy the music and each other. Of course, Mary and I had fun photographing the porches!
Westhaven Porchfest MusiciansWe've included a small sample of the more than 50 performing artists that performed at Westhaven (along with a link if available where you can learn more about them).
Singer/Song Writer Kate Schettler performs at Westhaven Porchfest
Singer Sensation Abigail Rose
Lauren Jane and Rich Lehmann
Vic and the Spoils
Music Artist Carrie Moeller
Singer Lara Landon
Analise Morelli, Jared Scott, Steve Dean
Porchfest Festivities, Folks, and Fun!
Perfect lemonade stand location
Traveling between porches in comfort
Bikes work well, too
Art fair - a fun attraction
Folding chairs, golf carts, and music
"Sounds a little pitchy to me.."
Let's hear it for Porchfest!
Porchfest Front PorchesIt wouldn't be a porchfest without the front porch. The Westhaven neighborhood is filled with curb appealing front porches - our dream come true!
Each is beautifully decorated and landscaped to almost perfection. It is fun just walking the streets and taking in the sights! Here are a few of our favorites for you to enjoy too.
Open front porch with a haint blue ceiling and our favorite porch furniture - rockers
Beautiful flowers, and outdoor fan, and Old Glory blowing in the breeze
Hanging ferns and an outdoor fan complete with lighting
Round front porch and brick walkway landscaped to perfection
Colorful hanging baskets, column brackets, and outdoor
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