Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday for The Joys of Christmas, presented by Advance Financial on behalf of BrightStone, Tuesday, in Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin.
Patrons are urged to arrive early to shop the BrightStone Store and Wish Tree.
The musical concert featuring BrightStone students is followed by a reception of light hors d’oeuvres. The entire event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m.
This free concert and reception is BrightStone’s gift to the community. During the past 19 years it has become a holiday tradition for many. Last year, more than 700 attended.
This year attendees will hear a variety of Christmas standards, popular music with a “joyful” twist, and one original score by new Volunteer Music Director, J’Nae Fincannon. Refreshments will be provided by Jo’s Custom Cakes and Catering.
BrightStone is a non-profit, 501(c)3, work and life-long learning program for adults who live each day with developmental disabilities. BrightStone’s mission is to provide a comprehensive work, social support, and future residential community for adults with special needs, expanding their potential and helping them to develop mentally, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. Learn more about BrightStone’s current program and future vision at www.BrightStone.org.