Aug 28: College Football Kickoff

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Get your tix now for SEYA’s 7th Annual College Football Kickoff benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt! In partnership with Tin Roof, SEYA will close down Demonbreun on Friday, August 28 from 5 to 10 p.m. for the best block party of the season to celebrate the best time of the year. Tickets […]

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Aug 28: 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

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Aug 28: Frist Friday with Those Darlins

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Those Darlins are edgy and seductive, both in sound and personal style. The fashion- and attitude-forward Nashville trio has released three albums since their formation in 2006, the most recent of which, Blur The Line (2013), received widespread praise and the “Best Live Act of 2014” award from Paste magazine. Members Jessi Zazu, Nikki Kvarnes, […]

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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, […]

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Aug: Mission H2O: Providing Water to the Homeless

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Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Nashville is partnering with the Nashville Rescue Mission for “Mission H2O,” an initiative that aims to provide water to the homeless during the month of August. From August 1 to August 31, Puckett’s diners will have the option to add a donation of a dollar or more to the total […]

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Aug 24-30: Nashville Restaurant Week

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Nashville Restaurant Week is back: From August 24-30, the nearly 60 local restaurants in Davidson and Williamson counties that make up the Nashville Originals—the city’s non-profit independent restaurant association—will offer diners special menus and deals throughout the week. As an organization, the Originals support local restaurateurs who are committed to sustaining Nashville’s unique dining culture […]

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Aug 26-30: Cirque du Soleil: Varekai

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Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world – a world where something else is possible. A world called Varekai. From the sky falls a solitary young man, and the story of Varekaibegins. Parachuted into the shadows of a magical forest, a kaleidoscopic world populated by fantastical creatures, this […]

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Aug 29: Music City Hot Air Balloon Festival

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For the first time in 15 years, the air balloon festival is coming back to Nashville. With a classic car show, kids zone, live music, craft vendors, food trucks and hot air ballon glow at dusk, this is a family event you do not want to miss. The festival will be held at Percy Warner Event Field […]

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Aug 29: Celebrate habit’s 10th Birthday

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Habit is turning 10! Join them for cocktails, catering, giveaways and goodies on August 29 from noon to 7 p.m. They will be gifting away habit gift certificates, Eberjey PJ sets, Hudson and Citizens of Humanity denim and so much more. Show them a little local love and let them celebrate the most important part of their business- YOU!

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Aug 30: Agape Animal Rescue’s Glitter and Glam

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Agape Animal Rescue is gearing up for its 7th annual dog and fashion show, Glitter and Glam, being held at Hutton Hotel on August 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. Hosted by CMT’s Katie Cook, the event will feature complimentary spirits and hors d’oeuvres, games, a live and silent auction and a fabulous fashion show […]

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Aug 30: Explore Native American Heritage at The Hermitage

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Explore the Native American heritage of the Tennessee region with local specialists Mecca Caron, Jim Apple, and Corey Boise. Learn about the culture of the Southeastern tribes, participate in social stomp dances and Native singing, watch hand-crafting of Native war clubs, practice the Cherokee language, and learn about Native women’s work including corn grinding and […]

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Sept 1: Free Slice Night at Five Points Pizza

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To celebrate four years of tossing dough and slinging its award winning pizza in the heart of East Nashville, Five Points Pizza will kick off its birthday month by hosting its second annual Free Slice Night on Tuesday, September 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. During the Free Slice Night event, Five Points Pizza will […]

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Sep 4: Spanish Nights at Cheekwood

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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 […]

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Through Sept 4: Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Circus Exhibit

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Experience the excitement of the circus this summer with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery as they dive into the colorful spectacle of the circus. Centered around several rare vintage posters, this exhibit promises human “oddities,” banners, toys, and even a funhouse mirror while also offering a unique insight into the interwoven history of the […]

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Through Sept 4: Intimate Devotions and Everyday Objects from Late Antiquity

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How was religion lived at the private level of the household or individual? Much of our perception of religion in late antiquity stems from the official and monumental art associated with Greco-Roman religions, Judaism, or Christianity. Temples, imposing statues, churches, catacombs, and cemeteries can give the impression of communal religion practiced on a grand, public […]

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Aug 20 & 27 and Sep 3 & 10-12 : Live On The Green

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Produced and presented by Lightning 100, Live On The Green is a free, outdoor music festival held in Public Square Park in Nashville, TN. The 2015 season will run Thursdays August 20, 27, & September 3, and Thursday – Saturday September 10, 11, 12. The lineup includes Ben Folds, Lord Huron, Cold War Kids, Houndmouth, Elle […]

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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 […]

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September 5: InterNASHional Food Crawl

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Nolensville Road houses many international eateries and during the third annual InterNASHional Food Crawl, explore this five-mile stretch. Participating restaurants will offer ethnic eats and drinks to give you a glimpse of various culinary cultures. With the purchase of a $10 ticket you will have access to restaurants, but you will need to use your […]

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Aug 5: 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 […]

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Through Sep 7: “Italian Style: Fashion since 1945”

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“Italian Style: Fashion since 1945” chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post-World War II recovery years to the present day. Based on new archival research, this elegant and comprehensive exhibition explores the development of both womens- and menswear and highlights key designers and the outstanding techniques, materials and expertise […]

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Through Sept 7: “Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape” at the Frist

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“Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape” is composed of three large-scale works, exemplifying different aspects of Jaume Plensa’s oeuvre. Plensa creates figurative sculptures from such materials as steel, bronze, alabaster and synthetic resin. His idealized faces and figures reflect timeless philosophical queries about the nature of spirituality and the role of the individual in shaping culture and […]

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Sep 10: MADE SOUTH Presents: Supper & Songwriters at Carnton Plantation

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Sip tasty craft cocktails featuring LA1 Whiskey and Rougaroux Rum, while enjoying a pop-up art gallery with Mississippi artist Bradley Gordon. After cocktails you can enjoy a delicious supper created by five Nashville chefs: Hal Holden-Bache at Lockeland Table, Audra Dykes at Slow Hand Coffee Co, Brandon Frohne at Mason’s Nashville, Trey Cioccia at The Farm […]

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Sep 12: Made South Market Event

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#ShopSouthern with over 80 of the finest makers and artisans from all over the South during the MADE SOUTH Market at Harlinsdale Farm. Enjoy delicious food from Big Shake’s Hot Chicken & Fish, Franklin Juice Co. and Chapman’s II, and listen to great music on the Front Porch Stage curated by New York Times bestselling […]

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September 11-20: Tennessee State Fair

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The theme for the 2015 Tennessee State Fair is Red, White and You. The popular, annual event encompasses the food, crafts and livestock that make Tennessee great. Opportunities for family entertainment, educational experiences, live music, eating true Southern food and riding exhilarating rides abound during the fair’s 10-day run. tnstatefair.org

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September 11-13: Italian Lights Festival

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Celebrate Italian traditions at this festival featuring food, wine and music. The event will capture the feel of old-country Italy as it blends with Southern, Music City charm. Partake in bocce ball, grape stomping, meatball eating, arts and crafts, and wine tasting at this festive affair. For an extra-special evening, reserve tickets to a four-course, candlelight […]

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