Children's Events

Join us at The Purple Butterfly for special events designed for children. Join the Purple Butterfly Club (see form at bottom of page) or follow us on Facebook to keep up with events and other news.

Hours of Operation

Except as noted at left...

Monday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday - 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 10 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Come join the merchants of 2nd and Bridge as we Mingle & Jingle all day on Nov. 10. Plenty of holiday cheer. 

Saturday, Oct. 27 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. -    Franklin PumpkinFest - 2nd Avenue North will be filled with chidren's activities, and we'll have our tent filled with toys and other fun stuff.

Oct. 1 to Nov. 3
All Melissa & Doug toys will be on sale at 25% off. Learn more...

Thursday, Oct. 18, 25 - 5-8:30 p.m.
Parents and Grandparents Nights Out. During our toy sale, we're having extended hours and pouring wine to give you another chance to shop for Christmas.

Saturday, Oct. 20 - 10 a.m.

   Learn a little Spanish through a unique blend of music, movement, storytelling, art, and drama. Adrianna Card of Musica Lingua will do a 30-minute free demonstration at 10 a.m.

Saturday, Nov. 3

   10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. -  Story Time with Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) of Dreams Do Come True Princess Parties.

   10:30 to noonFantasy Face Artistry will be face painting.

Friday, Nov. 2 - 6 to 9 p.m. - Franklin Art Scene.

Thursday, Oct. 25 - 5 p.m.

   The Purple Butterfly is a presenting sponsor of Franklin Witches RIde at Westhaven Community Center. Sign up for this fun event!


   It's Bring Your Stuffed Animal Day. Learn about pet care with Veterinarian Garrett Dawson of Battleground Hospital for Animals. If your animal has a boo-boo, let a real vet bandage it up and make it all better.