Jul 31: An Evening with The Monkees


Hey, hey, it’s The Monkees, featuring Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork, playing all of your favorite hits that made The Monkees one of the most popular bands of the 1960s. Hear the hits you know and love, like “Daydream Believer,” “Last Train to Clarksville,” “I’m a Believer” and more. Celebrate 50 years of one of […]


Through Jul 31: Nashville Ballet’s Christmas in July Discount


Nashville Ballet is cooling things off this summer with the return of its largest single ticket discount of the year, Christmas in July. For the entire month of July, take $12 off tickets to “Nashville’s Nutcracker” with code NUTCRACKER. Please visit www.nashvilleballet.com or call (615) 782-4040 and mention the code to purchase discounted tickets.


Jul 31: Full Moon PIckin’ Party

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Friends of Warner Parks is celebrating its 15th season of Full Moon Pickin’ Parties. These laid-back fundraisers feature Nashville’s finest bluegrass and roots music under the light of a full (or nearly full) moon. Pickin’ Parties are held at the Warner Park Equestrian Center and admission includes complimentary water, soft drinks, and beer for adults. warnerparks.org


Going on Now: Color’s Annual Clearance Sale


Color is having their Annual Clearance Sale 25%-75% OFF! Sale items include pillows, serving pieces, urns, ceramics, vases, compotes, candlesticks, planters, votives, centerpiece bowls, glassware, dishware, linens, placemats, napkin rings, cocktail napkins, branches, foliage, jewelry, scarves, accent furniture, seasonal items, display items, discontinued items and slightly scratched & damaged items. http://www.colorathome.com


May 26 – Aug 16: Penny Weight Pop Up and Launch Party at Wilder


Wilder, a design shop for home and life, will host a three-month Pennyweight pop up event this summer, curated by Elise Joseph. Elise is a Nashville-based stylist, blogger, creative consultant and social media influencer. The pop up shop will kick off on Tuesday, May 26 and will run through Sunday, August 16. The launch party event, […]


Jul 27 – Aug 1: Cute & Comfy Shoes Annual Clearance Event


Cute & Comfy Shoes will be having their Annual Summer Clearance Event! 10% – 60% off Spring and Summer items, such as Naot, FLY London, Gentle Souls, Wolky and more! All prices will be marked and ready to go home to you closet. This is their biggest sale of the year. Don’t miss out! http://www.cutecomfyshoes.com


Aug 1: Hot Shot Festival at Bridgestone Arena


As Middle Tennessee’s favorite hot chicken restaurants come together with local and national bourbon and whiskey distilleries, folks will flock to Bridgestone for an afternoon of fun. For $60, you can enjoy chicken and unlimited whiskey and bourbon tastings, and for $40, you can enjoy some tasty chicken; everyone will be treated to live music. […]


Aug 1-31: The Price is Right at David Lusk

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The Price is Right exhibition is back, from August 1 to 31 This annual exhibit at David Lusk in Nashville this August is bringing another great selection of almost 45 artists all showing original works priced under $1000. The artists represent a wide range of backgrounds and influences from different parts of Tennessee and across the nation. Stop by to see sculpture, […]


Aug 1: Tinney Contemporary’s 9th Birthday Celebration


Tinney Contemporary celebrates its 9th birthday and the opening of a new exhibition by José Betancourt! Join them for Collectors Art Night, First Saturday Art Crawl Downtown, and the opening of “Cuba: reconstructing memories/ New Work by José Betancourt.” For more information, visit their website: http://tinneycontemporary.com/exhibitions


Aug 1: Watermelon Picnic & School Supply Drive


The Nashville Mom is hosting a Watermelon Picnic and School Supply Drive at Sevier Park. Supplies will go to a Metro Nashville school. There will be watermelon slices, drinks and games for everyone to enjoy–just bring some supplies to donate! https://www.facebook.com/events/1455659494736263/


Aug 1: Watkins College of Art, Design & Film Presents “The Spaces We Leave Empty”


Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents “The Spaces We Leave Empty”, an exhibition of photography, video and mixed media by Watkins Photography alumnae Sam Angel, Lisa Deal and Abby Whisenant (Nashville), Jennifer Georgescu (San Francisco), C. A. Greenlee (Oakland), and Jenna Maurice (Denver), at its downtown gallery WAG (Watkins Arcade Gallery) during the […]


Aug 1: First Saturday Art Crawl

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Mark your calendar for the first Saturday of every month when art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings! Over 1,000 people attend this very popular monthly event. Presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, the galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse exhibitions featuring every genre of art. Admission free, First Saturday Art […]


Aug 1: American Sign Language Guided Exhibition Tour


On the first Saturday of each month, certified American Sign Language interpreters will be available for this informal docent-guided exhibition tour. Frist Center visitors may join these tours without a reservation Monday through Friday at 1:30 p.m. as available and on some weekends. The docent-guided walk-up tours focus on one of the current exhibitions and require […]


Aug 2: Riverfront Park Open House


Cheekwood has announced their new partnership with the city of Nashville and Metro Parks Board for their debut of “Riverview Garden.” The garden will be part of the 11-acre Riverfront Park that opens July 30. They will be planting tulips and chrysanthemums to coincide with the seasonal festivals. Swing by on August 2 for the […]


Aug 5-9: Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds

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The Nashville Sounds are well into their 2015 season and for five will host the Memphis Redbirds at state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park in North Nashville. Stop by for some good baseball in a fun atmosphere. http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t556&m=8&y=2015


Aug: 6-9: Ink-N-Iron


There is no denying the presence of tattoos in Music City, and Ink-N-Iron celebrates this culture and artistic movement. Dubbed as a Living Art Gallery and Community Festival, Ink-N-Iron brings hot rods, live music, burlesque, art, fashion and the tattoo convention to downtown Nashville. Five stages will showcase bands, cabaret shoes, a tattoo content and a pageant. nashville.ink-n-iron.com/


Aug 7-8: Tomato Art Fest


The Tomato Art Fest was founded by Meg and Bret MacFadyen, owners of East Nashville’s Art and Invention Gallery. The Tomato Art Fest has steadily drawn larger crowds with each year that passes. Last year, an estimated 35,000 came to celebrate this beloved fruit/vegetable and enjoy the day’s festivities. The Tomato Art Fest will return […]


Aug 7: Spanish Nights at Cheekwood


Join Cheekwood for Spanish Nights inspired by their exhibition, Human Landscape, featuring works by Barcelona based artist Jaume Plensa. Explore his art both in the gardens and the museum while experiencing the sounds and culture of Spain. It will be a night filled with music, live performances, and so much more! • Duo Sudeste | classical Spanish […]


Weds: Punch & Swizzle $6 Cocktails at Sinema


The Lounge at Sinema will launch ‘Punch & Swizzle: a revival of classic cocktails,’ this Wednesday, July 22. Running every Wednesday all summer, open to close, Punch & Swizzle will feature $6 cocktails with refreshing, seasonal flavors ideal for escaping the heat of summer. The punch and the swizzle both predate the cocktail. Swizzle is an […]


Jul 3: Trisha Yearwood Exhibition CMHOF

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Whether it’s “She’s in Love with the Boy” or “How Do I Live” or “XXX’s and OOO’s” or any of her numerous other hits, we’ve all connected with and felt empowered by Trisha Yearwood. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, in recognition of her incredible success, honors Trisha’s career through their five month exhibition about the […]


Aug 8: An Art Deco Affair


Celebrate the glamour and luxury of the Jazz Age with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a chance to view “Italian Style: Fashion since 1945″ and “Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection” at the Frist. The affair is modeled, with some liberties, on Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball. […]


Aug 8: YMCA’s Tomato 5K


Participating in the YMCA race series not only changes your life by committing to a healthy lifestyle, but also the lives of those in your community. All money raised by the series supports the Y’s efforts to give everyone in our community, regardless of age, income or background, the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. https://give.ymcamidtn.org/races


Aug 11: Three-Course Cooking Demonstration and Dinner at Amerigo Cool Springs


Enjoy a three-course cooking demonstration and dinner presented by Chef Steven Robilio! Chef Steven will demonstrate how to prepare a three-course dinner that can be easily replicated in your own kitchen. Each course will be paired with wine or craft cocktails, all for $40 per person. Reservations are required and available by calling 615-377-7070. http://www.amerigo.net/


Aug 12: Guitar-B-Que


Guitar-B-Que is back and of course it’s bigger than ever! With Lee Brice, Eli Young Band, A Thousand Horses, Cam and Jon Pardi all in the same place, you know it’s gonna be a party! It’s all going down Wednesday, August 12 at Loser’s Bar! 21+ only. Tickets are on sale now – $20 in advance and $25 at […]


Aug 13-15: The Gulch Gives Back


Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee has partnered with the Gulch for the 2nd annual The Gulch Gives Back charity event, August 13 -15. By purchasing a $10 shopping card, guests can take advantage of exclusive discounts and offerings from their favorite participating hotspots in the Gulch neighborhood in Nashville. All of the proceeds from the shopping cards will […]


Aug 13: Third Annual Wine & Wishes Party and Silent Auction


The Third Annual Wine & Wishes Party and Silent Auction will be held on August 13. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. This is a business-casual/snappy-casual event, party and silent auction with wine-tastings, heavy hors […]


Aug 13: Curator’s Tour: “Postcards of the Wiener Wekstätte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection”


The Wiener Werkstätte (or Vienna Workshops) employed some of the most significant artists of the twentieth century with the purpose of designing everyday objects that were so beautiful that they would be considered works of art. Join curator Katie Delmez for a guided tour that will feature postcards and decorative arts objects by artists such […]


Aug 14-15: West End Church of Christ Consignment Sale


If you are looking to update your kiddo’s closet without breaking the bank, the West End Church of Christ Consignment Sale can help. This bi-yearly sale features children’s attire and always has a plethora of good choices without the clutter. The sale kicks off on Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and runs on Saturday from 8 […]


Aug 14-15: Music City Hot Wing Festival


The Music City Hot Wing Festival will be held on August 14-15 at the intersection on Broadway and 1st Ave. Delight your palate with the regions best hot wings–and if wings just aren’t your thing, there will be plenty of food vendors on site! There will be local Tennessee vendors displaying and selling their work and […]


Aug 14: “The Barefoot Contessa” at the Frist


Humphrey Bogart plays Harry Dawes, a recovering alcoholic and film director who plucks simple nightclub dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) out of obscurity and transforms her into an international movie star. “The Barefoot Contessa” details the rise and fall of the starlet-turned-aristocrat. The film, shot at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome and featuring glamorous costumes […]


Aug 15: Idina Menzel at Ascend Amphitheater

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This is only one of the great summer concerts being held at Ascend Amphitheater this month. Idina Menzel, who was the voice of Elsa in Frozen and performed as Elphaba in Wicked, has made a name for herself through performances on Broadway and the big screen. Her voice is electrifying and captivating. Catch her performance mid-month […]


Aug 15: Family Day at OZ Arts Nashville


Indoor and outdoor art activities are offered to young people and families during this full-day event. Designed to spark creativity and expression, kids will be encouraged to take part in imaginary fun. Local artists will be on hand and food trucks will be serving up food. Sound Maze, an interactive experience of sound and mechanics […]