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Lighting of the Green

Home for the Holidays

Virtual Lighting of the Green 2020 hosted by Amy Grant

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7 p.m. CSTAmy Grant 2020

From our home to yours, grab a cup of hot cocoa and join us from wherever you are! Put this annual tradition on your calendar and make plans to attend our virtual Christmas celebration featuring special guest artists and performances by the Lipscomb Academy and University choirs.

The premier of Lighting of the Green 2020 will be available here at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, or you can watch the re-broadcast through January 1, 2021.



Merry Marketplace

You can support scholarships and small businesses by shopping online!

A Lighting of the Green tradition since 2010, Merry Marketplace offers a great opportunity to kick off your holiday shopping season! Each year, vendors contribute to Associated Women for Lipscomb scholarships to participate in Merry Marketplace, so shoppers can purchase with a purpose. This year, our Merry Marketplace has moved to an online format – letting you start your holiday shopping from the comfort of your home. Please support these wonderful small businesses owned by friends of Lipscomb! Visit each website by clicking each photo below!


Belly Bee Goods

At BellyBee Goods, we handcraft small-batch, 100% Organic Elderberry Products. Elderberry has been scientifically proven to reduce the severity and duration of colds, allergies, the flu and so much more. Currently, we make Elderberry Elixir, Gummies, DiY Kits, Loose Leaf Tea blends and more! We are proud to say that every one of our products is free of harmful chemicals, preservatives or refined sugars.
Use Promo Code “LOTG20” to receive 20% off of your entire order until January 1, 2021

Clean Houses

Imagine coming home to a clean home. Actually, you don’t have to. We can make that a reality! Clean Houses has been serving the Nashville community for over 13 years. Visit to learn about our services and read what our customers have to say – then call or text us at (615) 852-3447. Use the code LOTG for 25% of when you sign up for a weekly service. We offer one year contracts, too! Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

Hot Pink

When you visit Hot Pink we hope you feel like you have stepped back into the days of personalized customer service and staff that are genuinely interested in your story and assisting you. But don't worry, we let you shop to your heart's content and wrap it all in a fun bag when you are through! We also have a great selection on our website, so please visit us there. We continue to be humbled, inspired and most of all grateful by our wonderful customers’ support of our small business during these crazy times! Use the code LOTG for 15% online shopping through December 15, 2020. Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

The Heirloom Shop

The Heirloom Shop is a unique gift store offering a diverse and hand-picked collection of home goods, wedding gifts, men’s products, baby gifts, Franklin souvenirs, as well as collectible Christmas items. Some of our popular lines include Christopher Radko, Smathers and Branson, Catstudio, Faceplant Dreams, and Noodle and Boo. We love helping our customers find the perfect gift for any occasion! The Heirloom Shop is one of the oldest stores on Main Street. Now on its third owner, we have loved making this store our own. Come see us in the shop and online! Use the code LOTG15 for 15% off your online purchases until December 24, 2020. Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

Just Love Coffee

Life is just better when you're brewing Love. At Just Love Coffee, we believe everyone deserves love and coffee! Whether drinking one of our award-winning specialty coffee roasts or enjoying a waffley good breakfast, lunch, or dinner entree from one of our Just Love Coffee Cafes, customers all over the country enjoy sharing Love with family and friends. It's this sharing of love that is at the heart of our mission to 'be a catalyst for love.' Since our founding in 2009, we’ve given back nearly $500,000 through our online fundraising affiliate program and outreach efforts our Just Love Coffee Cafe franchise owners enjoy doing within the communities they serve.
Use the code LOTG for 15% off purchases made on through December 31, 2020. Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

Kelly Berry Books

Kelly Berry is a former teacher and preschool director where she was often known as the “pink lady” because of her love of all things pink! Kelly was sometimes known to ask the thumb suckers in her classroom if their thumbs tasted like chocolate and the idea for The Tasty Thumb was born! Her first book, Sugar Pie’s Shoes, was written in loving memory of her sweet, southern momma who was the original, “Miss Gwendolyn”. These books make perfect gifts for the children and teachers on your list!
Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

The Little Cottage

The Little Cottage has been a part of the Franklin community for nearly 20 years. Our elegant children’s selections include portrait dresses, brother/sister matching outfits, or that perfect baby gift. The Little Cottage Children’s Shoppe is more than happy to assist with whatever you need! Stop by or visit our website to shop our exclusive collections. Call us for more information! Use the code LOTG15 for 15% off online shopping through December 24, 2020. Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

Oddity Nashville

Founded by two Lipscomb University grads with degrees in Fashion, Oddity Nashville offers an incredible selection of contemporary, designer shoes and accessories. Inspired by a shoe obsession, Kathryn has built an online business that brings gorgeous items to you. Use the code LOTG15 for 15% off through December 31, 2020.
Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

The Pearly Peacock

It can be difficult for women to find clothing that is both modest and trendy. Our goal is to provide all women an affordable option to mainstream retail clothing, allowing you and your family to feel stylish and confident without abandoning your principles. Use the code LOTG for 15% off your online purchases through December 15, 2020.

Pie Sensations

Why should you fall in love with Pie Sensations? We were rated #1 in Paula Deen’s Pies Across America, voted 2019 Best Pie in Nashville, 2019 Taste of the South Top Ten Pie, and 11 time Best of Maury winner. We are a family/Veteran/Lipscomb alumni owned small business with a deep commitment to community. Stop by our bakery or have a pie shipped to you so you can taste the #BestPieInAmerica. Our pies are perfect for family gatherings and holiday gifts!

Puffy Muffin

Puffy Muffin specializes in wedding & birthday cakes, gluten free options, online ordering, catering & holiday meals and sides. AND WE DELIVER! We have a great selection your ​friends & family ​are sure to love. And our cookbook m​akes the perfect holiday gift. Order online or come see us​!

Pyne Cove Galleries

Pyne Cove Galleries sells reproductions of famous art. We print our art on museum-grade matte canvas with the best inks available. After that, we hand-stretch our art over wooden frames giving it a gallery-wrap look. Prices range from $44.95 to $89.99 depending upon the size. Our art is the perfect piece to refresh your home or give as a fabulous holiday gift! This business is owned by Lipscomb alumni.

Sugar Drop Shop

Welcome to the designer dessert and bakery wonderland that is the new, reimagined Sugar Drop. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Sugar Drop is a one-stop shopping experience for parties, sweets and unique gift items. Established over 50 years ago, the independently-owned shop is recognized as a baking and party supplies mecca, carrying hundreds of designer brands and materials. Now offering an expanded variety of baked goods and breakfast in its new café, Sugar Drop also hosts parties and events for every sweet occasion.

Watson PrintWorks

Watson PrintWorks is a family built company specializing in high quality custom apparel. Check out or website for great gifts and holiday stocking stuffers! Business owned by Lipscomb Alumni.

The Wreath Stand

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Or maybe a new addition to your holiday decor? This year, shop local and head to The Wreath Stand to check off your list. We also have fabulous home furnishings and accessories, baby gifts, unique birthday and hostess gifts, and more! Receive $5 off your $50 purchase with code LOTG through December 24, 2020.


We’re thankful for the support of our sponsors who help make this event possible.


C.O. CHRISTIAN & SONS LOGOProudly founded in 1967, C.O. Christian & Sons Company is the leader in electrical construction and electrical engineering.  Electrical designs for today’s facilities require expertise, skill, and precision engineering and C.O. Christian delivers every time.  See us at to learn about our vast experience in electrical design and installation.

Known as “The Physical Security Professionals”, the Herring HERRING TECHNOLOGY LOGOTechnology team is composed of highly-qualified and talented security technology specialists.  Whether you need security cameras, access control, thermal temperature cameras or a security assessment, you can depend on Herring Technology.  Please visit

Lee Company is the team to call this holiday season for your LEE COMPANY LOGOheating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, home improvements and more. Lee Company has served homes and businesses since 1944. They are A+ rated with the Better Business Bureau and recognized by Angie’s List as a Super Service provider since 2008. Contact them at 615.567.1000 or at