Mar 29: The Friends of Nashville Ballet Spring Tea

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Enjoy one of Nashville Ballet’s most popular annual events—the Friends of Nashville Ballet Spring Tea, co-chaired this year by Sarah Nickoloff, Rachel Schneider and Amy Shepard. Moms or Dads and their children will have a special day featuring an exclusive interactive performance from Nashville Ballet dancers, kid-friendly refreshments, fun gifts to take home and more. […]

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Mar 29: Couture Construction

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Couture Construction is a private shopping event at Dillard’s in The Mall at Green Hills. 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales ($50 per ticket) and a portion of the proceeds from all sales that evening support Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville’s Women Build. Women Build is a unique partnership of female community leaders, […]

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Mar 26-29: Mintwood Home Pop-Up Show

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Mintwood Home is a new online home decor store with a collection of home accents, gifts, and gorgeous designer fabrics. They’re taking the show on the road and temporarily setting up shop in Nashville at the Village Brewhouse & Marketplace. Stop by to shop for fun, fresh home accents and gifts, they can’t wait to meet you! mintwoodhome.com

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Mar 13 – July 5: Exquisite Nashville at The Frist Center

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The Frist Center celebrates the unique, blended cultures of Nashville during this four-month exhibit. All works will highlight the dynamism of Nashville’s diverse communities. Ideas of relationship, mutual respect and diversity can be found throughout the exhibit. See the beauty of Nashville’s cultures through art. fristcenter.org/exquisite-nashville

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Mar: Cheekwood in Bloom: Weekend Entertainment

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Saturdays: Art activities, garden demonstrations, live music, kids garden tales, museum and garden tours and featured entertainment. Sundays: Concert series in the Mansion, book readings in the garden, and museum and garden tours. cheekwood.org Featured Entertainment: March 21: Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck presents The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings March 22: Annotations: Ariel […]

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Mar 31 – Apr 30: Cheekwood in Bloom

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What better place to celebrate the new spring season than among the most beautiful blooms in the city! With more than 100,000 tulips in every hue spilling from Cheekwood gardens, they can promise a color experience you won’t forget. Other plants across Cheekwood’s grounds will be in on the act too, as their daffodils, magnolias, […]

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Apr 1: An Affair of the Hat at Stacey Rhodes Boutique

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On Wednesday, April 1 from 5 to 8 p.m., Stacey Rhodes will host their 13th Annual An Affair of the Hat. The event will feature dozens of exquisite, one-of-a-kind hats that are perfect for Steeplechase, Derby or any occasion! Stop by to shop and enjoy wine and champagne. Designer, Carol Carr, will also be available for […]

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Apr 1: Reaching New Heights, Women’s Luncheon for Cumberland Heights

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The mission of Reaching New Heights, Women’s Luncheon for Cumberland Heights is to highlight the women’s programs at Cumberland Heights, raise funds to help women in treatment, and celebrate those women in our families and community who are experiencing their own recovery one day at a time. This year’s keynote speakers, Kristina Wandzilak and Constance […]

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Apr 4: McCabe Pub’s Crawfish Boil

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McCabe Pub will host its third annual crawfish boil on Saturday, April 4 from 3 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of its Sylvan Park location at 4410 Murphy Road in Nashville. The event will include all-you-can-eat crawfish and three drink tickets for $30 per person, a cash bar, live music and other entertainment. […]

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Apr 4: Rally Rumble

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Rally Rumble is a music festival featuring talented teenage artists and other enthusiastic youth from Tennessee and across the country. Teens join together to help end childhood cancer. Proceeds from Rally Rumble benefit the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally). All teenage participants agree to sell a minimum of ten tickets or fundraise a […]

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Apr 4: Hoppin’ Hounds Easter Egg Hunt

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Saturday, April 4 at Edwin Warner Park, Shelter 3, will be an exciting day for dogs to hunt out hundreds of eggs filled with dog treats and valuable prizes for them and their owners. The Hoppin’ Hounds Easter Egg Hunt is organized by the Nashville Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association to raise awareness and funds for […]

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Apr: Cheekwood in Bloom: April Weekend Entertainment

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Cheekwood in Bloom: April Weekend Entertainment Saturdays: Art activities, garden demonstrations, live music, kids garden tales, museum and garden tours, and featured entertainment. Sundays: Concert series in the Mansion, book readings in the garden, and museum and garden tours. cheekwood.org Featured Entertainment: April 4: SPRING ART HOP! Egg hunts, crafts, performances, music and more! April 5: […]

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Mar 24 – May 2: Variations on a Theme, an Exhibit by Mark Bradley-Shoup at the David Lusk Gallery Nashville

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This spring, from March 24 to May 2, the David Lusk Gallery Nashville is showing Variations on a Theme, new paintings and collages from Chattanooga-based artist Mark Bradley-Shoup. This artist is known for expansive abstract works and the majority of his work is inspired by observations of the place where the natural and constructed landscape intersect. There is an […]

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Apr 6: Tasting and Book Event at The Mad Platter

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On Monday, April 6, The Mad Platter Restaurant will host a ticketed event brought to you byBookManBookWoman Bookstore. Tickets are $40/person and will include a signed copy of Sitting in the Bars with Cakes by Audrey Shulman and samples of food featured in the book. Phone reservations are required. Please call 6152422563.

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Apr 7-11: Nashville Fashion Week

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Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Featuring local, regional and national designers and industry professionals in an array of creative events throughout the week encourages both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city’s diverse fashion and retail spaces throughout the week […]

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Apr 10-12: Startup Weekend

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Startup Weekend, a non-profit community building event that brings together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup enthusiasts for 54-hours of taking business ideas from concept to launch, is coming to Nashville for the first time next month. Teaching and promoting entrepreneurship through the act of creation, this weekend-long event will take place April 10-12 at the […]

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Apr 11: Pedal for Paws

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Mars Petcare US presents the fifth annual fundraising event, Pedal for Paws, which benefits Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance. This is the non-profit’s largest annual fundraiser. The event is the only cycling event in Middle Tennessee that benefits animals and it attracts 450+ cyclists from not only Tennessee but many surrounding states. sumnerspayneuteralliance.org/pedalforpawstn  

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Apr 11: Ragin’ Cajun Crawfish Festival

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This Nashville tradition is the largest of its kind featuring all-you-can-eat crawfish, Louisiana-style sides, premium beer, and live music. Each year the Nashville Junior Chamber, offering civic and social opportunities to Music City’s young professionals, hosts over 2,000 people at this charitable riverfront event. Join in the fun as we consume over 3,000 pounds of […]

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Apr 11: 6th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven Family Shelter

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The 6th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven Family Shelter will take place April 11 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown. It features a dancing competition of local celebrities paired with professional dancers, dinner and more! Cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and dancing competition to follow. Local celebrities will compete for three awards: Judges […]

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Apr 12: 12th Annual Downtown Home Tour

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See downtown history come to life at the Nashville Downtown Partnership’s 12th Annual Downtown Home Tour. This year’s tour showcases living spaces within older, historic and rehabbed residential buildings. Urban living thrives where the freshness of modernity meets the character of history. Get an exclusive look at private residences, live/work units, rental units and for […]

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Apr 13: Friends & Fashion Runway Show and Luncheon

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25th annual Friends & Fashion Runway Show and Luncheon will benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Models will wear clothing provided by Belk. Thevent will be held at Embassy Suites hotel in Cool Springs and will include a silent auction, shopping, a luncheon and a runway show. Join them and check out the latest […]

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Apr 14: Power of the Purse® Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Debbi Fields

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The Power of the Purse® Luncheon and silent auction benefits The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need. The 2015 Power of the Purse® Luncheon will feature keynote speaker Debbi Fields, an entrepreneur who transformed a recipe from her kitchen into one of the nation’s most […]

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Apr 15: 12th Table’s FLEURS & FIZZ at Acme

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Ever wanted to learn the art of making big, beautifully wild floral arrangements all while drinking a nice, bubbly glass of champagne? Us too. Introducing FLEURS & FIZZ—a class where you’ll learn the fundamentals of floral care and design, as well as how to do it up pretty at home. The April class will be […]

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Apr 16-18: Area 2 Trading Co. Pop-Up Show

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Area 2 Trading Co. is having a huge and fabulous Pop-up sale with items not on the site and great deals with some of the products on the site. This is a sale you do not want to miss. Great original art work, fine antiques and unique vintage pieces available for a limited time. area2tradingco.com

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Apr 16: Curator’s Perspective at Frist Center for the Visual Arts

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On April 16, visit Frist Center for the Visual Arts for Curator’s Perspective: “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an Exhibition” Presented by Christine Gervais, associate curator of decorative arts and Rienzi, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Gervais discusses the challenges of conveying the magnificence of Houghton Hall’s palatial architecture in a gallery environment, why certain objects […]

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Apr 16: Martha Rosler Speaking at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

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The artist and writer Martha Rosler—one of the leading figures in contemporary art—will speak at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film on Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Watkins Visiting Artists Series (supported by Humanities Tennessee). Through work that includes video, installation, performance and text, Rosler has been an important critical voice […]

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Apr 17: Highballs & Hydrangeas

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There will be live music by Annie Sellick, a cash bar with high-end cocktails and fabulous hors d’oeuvres from Nashville Originals’ member restaurants. $30 in advance/ $35 at the door cheekwood.org/Highballs__Hydrangeas

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Apr 17: Home Opener for the Nashville Sounds

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The Nashville Sounds announced their 2015 playing schedule and will host 72 games during their inaugural season at state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park in North Nashville. They will begin their 2015 home slate in Music City on Friday, April 17, against Colorado Springs. milb.com/news

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Apr 18: Paella Party! at Savory Spice Shop

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Join local Paella expert Lisa Mays as she walks attendees through the steps of making Paella Valencia at home. Reserve your spot by calling or coming in. The menu for the evening will include: Paella Mixta – Paella with Seafood,Sausage and Chicken Romesco Sauce Tapas – A selection of Spanish Cheeses and meat Smoked Olives with […]

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