New Old Franklin Day Vendor Application

Dear Vendors/Community Organizations We hope you will join us for New Old Franklin Day on August 25, 2018 and share in the success of this growing community event. The heart of this event is located along historic Institute Street in Franklin and features a myriad of events and activities for local folks and visitors alike. […]

Christmas Stroll and Day of Festivities

Join us for a day of festivities on Saturday, December 9th in the Village of Franklin 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Trees and Trains – several decorated trees and new exhibits including the Merrickville pass and station. No charge, handicapped accessible, refreshments.  The Franklin Railroad and Community Museum, 572 Main St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

Franklin Business and Tourism Brochure

Be part of this exciting opportunity As some of you may already know the Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce applied for and received a matching grant for brochure materials that would help raise awareness of the variety of businesses and activities in the Greater Franklin area.

Photos of New Old Franklin Day 2017

Saturday was a gorgeous day, perfect weather for New Old Franklin Day. This year featured more vendors and activities than recent years. Institute Street was lined with booths of local vendors and organizations. In front of Stone Hall was the Ross Park ZooMobile with unusual animals for all to see. We had a Bounce House […]

New Old Franklin Day 2017

New Old Franklin Day is traditionally held between Fair Week and Labor Day, this year on Saturday August 26th. The Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce will be coordinating activities and preparing a map of events, including lawn sales. To add your lawn sale to the map, please go here. Enjoy the library book sale, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church pies, […]

Annual Chamber Meeting and Picnic

Date:  Saturday 22nd July Time:  5 p.m., appetizers; 6 dinner; and 7+ awards Place:  Blueberry Barn, 566 Franklin Heights Rd Honorees: *  Business  Squire’s Tankard, owner Donna Briggs *  Persons   Tom Morgan and Erna Morgan-McReynolds *  Student    Malorie Jordan Price:  $10 plus a dish to pass, side/salad/dessert

A Hometown Christmas

Listen to the Catskill Brass and Organist Al Fedak at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Saturday December 17th at 7pm — location is Main Street in Franklin, corner of Institute Street.

Small Business Training Program

Are you starting a business? Are you already in business and need an entrepreneurial “tune-up”? The Small Business Training Program is for you. Strengthen your opportunities for business success with this 20 hour training program. Learn from the experts how to build your idea into a profitable venture. The classes take place on three (3) […]

Chobani Food Incubator

An opportunity with the Chobani Food Incubator program which provides small food startups with access, advice and resources to grow — and a $25,000 grant to jumpstart their journey.

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in New York

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to visit New York! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS in New York with filming scheduled for summer 2016.