Single and lookin’ to mingle this Valentine’s Day? Acme wants to help you find love in Music City. Head downtown Friday February 3 for their Valentine’s Day dance party with Exmag. Who knows…maybe you won’t end up leaving alone! You must be 21 to attend. $10 admission, party on the third floor. http://theacmenashville.com/
Nashville Events & Happenings
Keep up with the best Nashville events, festivals, fundraisers, concerts, store sales and more! Not only will you find popular things to do like Iroquois Steeplechase, The Antiques and Garden Show and The Tomato Arts Festival, you’ll find smaller events like local wine tastings, trunk shows, art shows, craft festivals, pop-up shows, street fairs, food truck events, cultural events, concerts and more. These events are also available on our free SB App, which can be downloaded HERE.
This race will give you something worth running for. Say goodbye to water and bananas at the finish line and say hello to piles of rich, melty chocolate. Enjoy an early morning run through Nashville and be rewarded at the post-race party with decadent fondue and live music. http://www.hotchocolate15k.com/nashville/
Sugar Lounge is a Valentine’s themed evening of decadence at The Rosewall, MStreet’s premier event venue located on McGavock Street in The Gulch. Mix and mingle with other Nashville singles or cozy up with your significant other, while enjoying drinks and unlimited sweets, live music, a “Kissing Booth”, and curated shopping boutiques. Tickets are $30
Moms and daughters, this is for you! Girls to the Moon is an event at Emma Bistro for girls and their caregivers, which will include speakers on such topics as “What Makes Us Different Makes Us Great”, “Confidence Boosters: Ways to Handle Ugh Days” and “Just Do It! How To Make Your Dreams Come True”.
The Goo Goo Shop Dessert Bar Grand Opening will take place next weekend, Friday February 12 and Saturday February 13. There will be dessert samples, discounts, giveaways, a caricature artist on both days and face painting for the kids on Saturday. http://googoo.com/find/downtown-nashville/
Beth Foley’s fascination with the “misfit” as a character in society, history and our imagination led to the creation of her exhibition Murders, Misfits and Other Unpleasantries, which is currently being shown at David Lusk Gallery. The collection is highly narrative and includes nine oil paintings that all draw from true crime stories. Stop by and see these
Growing up in rural Oklahoma, surrounded by flat open spaces, Veda Reed has found endless inspiration in the sky. Each painting represents a particular moment seen and admired, then translated into a small study, and later into a large composition. As she says, “I’m always fascinated to see the sky touch the ground.” Her night
Lipscomb Academy will host its 12th annual Art Event on February 12 to 14, headlined by featured artist Lauren Dunn of Nashville. More than 50 artists will be in attendance with a wide range of media that will include, paintings, jewelry and pottery, to name a few. As part of the opening night reception on February
The Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville combines spectacular gardens, fine antiques, and horticultural items into one outstanding three-day show. Located in the Music City Center in vibrant downtown Nashville, the show’s 150+ exhibitors, renowned experts and fabulous gardens make it the ultimate destination for new and ardent antique collectors, avid gardeners, those seeking design
Nashville Ballet’s acclaimed annual series, “Attitude,” brings the best of Nashville’s thriving arts community together to highlight some of the most unique and inspirational collaborations in Music City. This year’s “Attitude” is presented in creative partnership with The Bluebird Cafe. Ticket Price: $28-68 Location: TPAC’s Polk Theater 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243 https://patron.tpac.org/events/detail/attitude-2016-ballet
Soak up the sun this Valentine’s Day weekend with a Sheryl Crow concert in the acoustical splendor of Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The iconic singer and nine-time Grammy winner makes her debut with the Nashville Symphony for a very special two-night Valentine’s engagement. Treat your sweetheart and enjoy some of the most irresistible songs ever written: “All
Barton Perreira is hosting a fantastic flash sale on February 14 and 15. Regular frames and sunglasses will be deeply discounted. Whether you’re picking up your first pair or just want to refresh your look for spring, now is the time to snag new frames for your face! http://www.bartonperreira.com/
The Southern Steak and Oyster is hosting a special Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu by Chef de Cuisine Paul Brantley and Executive Chef Matt Farley. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (615) 724-1762 or online at http://www.thesouthernnashville.com/reservations. Dinner is $65/per person with optional wine pairings available for an additional $45/per person. Amuse-Bouche
Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a big steaming bowl of chili! Perhaps this isn’t quite true, but a little romance can’t get in the way of chili tasting, live music, kids activities, pepper eating contest and Yazoo beers! Experience all that and more at the Nashville Chili Festival on Sunday, February 14 from 12 to
Indulge in a delicious Valentine’s Day dinner at Saffire. Executive Chef Matt Farley and Chef de Cuisine Jason Lalacona have curated an exceptional prix fixe menu for the perfect date night. Call 615.599.4995 or see their website for more details. http://saffirerestaurant.com/join-us-for-valentines-day-at-saffire/ Amuse-Bouche Chef’s Selection of Oysters with classic accompaniments Appetizers Baby Kale Salad Apple & Parsnip Soup Pork
The Iron Tribe 101 course is 30-day, introductory program for the Iron Tribe Fitness lifestyle. For a limited time, Iron Tribe is offering their 101 Introductory Course with no contract and no commitment. Committed coaches will guide you through the one month program including weekly classes, nutrition education and much more. Dedicate yourself and you could win
Urban Green Lab is excited to share the launch of their innovative sustainability Mobile Lab, a unique, hands-on experiential classroom designed to inspire sustainable practices among middle and high school students throughout Davidson County starting February 17. The launch event will feature an interactive Mobile Lab demonstration with local students, as well as speakers Jennifer Westerholm,
Harpeth Hall School and Parnassus Books welcome Lisa Damour, author of “Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood” for a community reading and presentation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on February 17 in the Frances Bond Davis on the Harpeth Hall campus, 3801 Hobbs Road. Admission is free but RSVPs are encouraged.
As part of the Visual Arts Series at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Steve Tobin will speak on February 18 about his creative process and several of his major installations. Tobin explores natural forms through sculptures created by glass, bronze, steel and clay, and his works will be on display at the Cheekwood
The Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT) is hosting their first annual Noted fundraising event. For $30, guests will get to enjoy great music and wine in support of the EDCT. This year’s lineup includes singer/songwriter Brett James and artist Carly Pearce at City Winery in downtown. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the performances
Enjoy a lovely midday retreat of great socializing, inspiring speakers, and delicious cakes at the Women Against MS Luncheon being held on Thursday, February 18th starting at 11 a.m. at the beautiful Hillwood Country Club, 6201 Hickory Valley Road, Nashville, TN 37205. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased by contacting [email protected] or 615.690.5343
Experience a night in New Zealand with H&K Luxury travel. The Nashville based travel company wants to introduce you to the flavors of the small country – enjoy wine and cheese pairings as you learn more about activities and tours exclusive to H&K clients. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to indulge in some vacation
Taylor Mac is a performance artist like none other. Playwright, actor, singer-songwriter, cabaret performer, director and producer, Mac has embarked on a mammoth musical journey to chart the 24-decade history of popular music from 1776 – 2016. OZ Arts is honored to present three decades, 1806-1836 over two nights, and to be one of the
The Nashville Public Library is proud to announce the 6th annual LEGO® Contest presented by Messer Construction Co. The event will take place on Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 at the downtown library, located at 615 Church St., with more than 1,700 attendees anticipated. Registration for this popular two-day event is available now
Harpeth Hall School is hosting its Annual New Again Dress Sale just in time for prom and graduation. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 20 in the school’s dining hall, 3801 Hobbs Road. Get great deals on short and long formal dresses and short and long white dresses – perfect for
Cheekwood is pleased to announce that acclaimed artist Steve Tobin will debut Southern Roots, a solo exhibition of monumental sculptures at Cheekwood on Saturday, February 20. The exhibition will also feature a special satellite installation of a Tobin sculpture in downtown Nashville’s Riverview Gardens at Riverfront Park, as part of Cheekwood’s partnership with Metro Parks.
Ever wanted to visit the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, TN but not sure how to get your sober ride home back to Nashville? Or perhaps you just have too big a group to all fit in one car but want to experience the road trip all together? Jack ‘N Back is the answer to
3BV is an annual wine tasting event presented by The Next Generation Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County. This party for a purpose continues to give all wine lovers, from a boxed wine enthusiast to a fine wine aficionado, the opportunity to taste different varieties of wine while benefiting a great cause: The Old
MStreet Event Series presents… SQUAD. The most inventive DJ event of the year will take place at The Rosewall on February 20. Four of Nashville’s top DJs will share the stage for a constant rotation of mixing beats. All four of their unique styles will be integrated into one entertaining, dueling DJ event. The Rosewall will
The Predators have a packed schedule for February with plenty of opportunities to watch Nashville’s NHL team take the ice in Music City. Get in on the excitement and enjoy an excuse to head downtown one evening in February! Tuesday February 2: Preds vs. St. Louis Blues, 7 p.m. Thursday February 4: Preds vs. Philadelphia
NAWBO’s three-part Business University series features three different programs on January 27th, February 8th and February 24th. The events are called GRIT, COLLABORATION, and PERFORMANCE and are held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on each date. The speakers include Marcus Whitney, president of Jumpstart Foundry, and Chef Maneet Chauhan of Food Network’s Chopped. http://nashvillenawbo.com/
The Lifelong Learning and Travel Program at Lipscomb University offers people of retirement and semi-retirement age an opportunity to expand their knowledge and explore new ideas. There are no exams or grades, just a laid-back and fun learning environment. Sign up with friends or come and make new ones while keeping your brain sharp. Each
Drawn from one of the oldest and most significant private collections in Europe, Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting features works by Dürer, Goya, Murillo, Ribera, Rubens, and more from the splendid palaces of the Alba dynasty in Spain. The exhibit at the Frist Center for Visual Arts, co-organized
The Last Laugh: Selections from Michael Aurbach’s Secrecy Series is presented in honor of Michael Aurbach, who is retiring in 2016 after thirty years of teaching sculpture and drawing at Vanderbilt. The exhibition is organized by the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery and supported, in part, by the Department of Art. An opening reception will
Nashville Paddle Co is offering some Indoor SUP this winter. Try paddleboard yoga (called FloYo) and fitness boot camps (called Fitness Onboard) on paddleboards in the Ensworth pool. Shake up your workouts by taking them to the water this winter. Classes are 60-minutes long and include all equipment. Bring a swimsuit, towel, change of clothes, and
Take a trip to NOLA with the Vanderbilt Public Relations Society at the 7th Annual Scene & Heard Fashion Show on February 21, 2016. This year’s “Mardi Gras” theme will take you straight to New Orleans – you don’t want to miss it! All proceeds will be donated to local non-profit, The Little Pantry That Could.