BrightStone holds signature events each year. These long-standing successful events include:

The Dr. Craig Ferrell Memorial Cup Sporting Clays Benefit”

The Sporting Clay Benefit honoring Dr. Craig Ferrell is an invitation only event. 2023 Registration for a limited number of teams is now open! Join the fun of simulated live-quarry shooting with a variety of trajectories, angles, speeds, elevation, and distances. Registration is by team only. Each team is $1,500 for a team of four shooters. Includes 50 targets per shooter and ammunition and safety gear is provided. Learn more and register at

Songwriters Night “Music That Touches the Heart”

Held each year at Liberty Hall in The Factory, BrightStone’s songwriter’s night is an opportunity to hear fantastic music by Nashville’s best songwriters in an intimate setting. Proceeds from the sales of tables of eight help support BrightStone’s programs and raises over $150,000. Join our mailing list to receive an invitation!


Franklin Entertainment Center
Bowlability is a family-friendly fundraising event that helps maintain BrightStone’s vital programming and raises over $125,000. Participants join or form bowling teams, raise money, then bowl to celebrate the cause and their fundraising success! Learn more and register…

Jim Hinton Memorial Golf Benefit

The Governor’s Club in Brentwood
As BrightStone’s most established fundraising event, the Jim Hinton Memorial Golf Benefit attracts approximately 80 golfers each year, raising over $225,000 to fund BrightStone’s programs and services! Learn more and sign up…

BrightStone Christmas Program

Liberty Hall, The Factory at Franklin
This free event is our thank you to the community for supporting BrightStone. Our students perform a music program that is not to be missed and up to 700 people attend. Many say this event has become a tradition and is a heartwarming way to begin the holiday season! Reception with fellowship and food after the performance. We promise you’ll laugh, cry, and be inspired by the talent of our amazing students. Learn more and watch video of past performances…

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you, your business or organization would like to consider sponsoring our events, please contact Jenny Myhr, Director of Development: 615-790-4888 or

Each signature event offers an opportunity to be with friends and make new friends. You’ll also experience the joy of being around our wonderful students. We hope you, your family, and your business will partner with BrightStone by participating in our events, volunteering, or financially support us.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our events! We know you’ll be blessed and we are grateful for your support.

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