May 1-3: 44th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair

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Nearly 200 of the region’s finest craft artists will come together in Centennial Park May 1, 2 and 3 for the 44th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair. Explore the work of nearly 200 regional artists in Centennial Park throughout the weekend. Fair hours are Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. […]

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Through May 10: “Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House” at The Frist

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“Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House” features the renowned collection of Old Master paintings, furniture, porcelain, sculptures, costume and decorative arts from Houghton Hall, one of England’s finest country estates. Located in Norfolk, one hundred miles northeast of London, Houghton Hall was built in the early 1700s by Sir Robert Walpole, England’s first […]

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Through May 10: “Tina Barney: The Europeans” at The Frist

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“Tina Barney: The Europeans” presents a selection of 21 sumptuous photographs from the artist’s larger body of work by the same name. With an eye for detail, composition and color, American photographer Tina Barney creates images renowned for their seductive beauty and poignant insight. Between 1996 and 2004, Barney traveled to Austria, England, France, Germany, […]

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May 5: Give Local America

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On May 5, Give Local America will raise funds to strengthen the foundation of local organizations in over 180 communities across the country. For 24 hours, Give Local America will empower every person to give back by supporting the organizations they trust to tackle today’s most critical issues. In 2014, more than $53 million was […]

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May 5: Girls on the Run

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The mission of GOTR is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience based curriculum that creatively integrates running.  Girls on the Run, as an international organization is reaching an incredible milestone this year: One girl at a time, Girls on the Run has changed one million girls’ lives. GOTR will […]

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May 5: The Big Payback

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The Big Payback, a 24-hour, online giving event, highlights nonprofit organizations’ great work and inspires community-wide giving. Staring at 12 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5, donors have 24 hours to make gifts at TheBigPayback.org to participating nonprofits, including schools and religious institutions, which are located in or provide services in the 40 counties of Middle […]

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May 9: 2nd Annual Hope and Possibility® 5-Miler and 1-Miler

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Achilles Nashville will hold its 2nd Annual Hope and Possibility® 5-Miler and 1-Miler, presented by Bulow Orthotic and Prosthetic Solutions, on Saturday, May 9 with Start, Finish, and Post-Race Celebration on the beautiful grounds of The Dominican Campus (4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, 37205). More than just a race, the mission of this community-unifying, family-friendly event is […]

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May 9: Trunk Show at Two Old Hippies

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An exciting Trunk Show featuring Andrea Barnett, Liberty Black, M. Cohen, Lizzy Couture, Eight Field of Freedom, Made for Pearl, Melody Vintage and many more designers will be held at Two Old Hippies on May 9. There will be live music and small bites. The perfect event to shop for Mother’s Day or early for […]

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May 2, 9 & 16: “Jack and the Beanstalk” at The Belcourt

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Fee–Fi–Fo–Fum! Enjoy Jack’s adventures as Olde Worlde Theatre takes you back in time on a magical journey. Expect colorful characters, farcical whimsy, lots of movement, music, pantomime, hysterical dialogue, cool lighting and special effects. belcourt.org/events/olde-worlde-theatre-presents-jack-and-the-beanstalk

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May 14: Naot at Cute & Comfy Shoes

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Naot will be at Cute & Comfy Shoes with samples of every style and color in the Spring 2015 collection! See and try this great selection of sandals, as well as their recent store expansion. They can’t wait to see you for their biggest event of the year! cutecomfyshoes.wordpress.com

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May 14: The Pampered Night Out

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The Pampered Night Out is an evening dedicated to the spirit and strength of women and Renewal House’s commitment to building strong new beginnings for mothers and their children. Join them on Aerial’s stunning rooftop for light pampering, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and more. Visit RenewalHouse.org for more details.

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May 14: Generous Helpings

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Take part in the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s signature food and wine tasting event, Generous Helpings, which will take place on Thursday, May 14, 2015, from 6 to 9 p.m. at City Winery in downtown Nashville. This event brings together 400 Second Harvest supporters and Nashville’s best restaurants to celebrate our local community […]

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May 16: 38th Annual Bellevue Picnic

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The 38th Annual Bellevue Picnic has entertainment, food vendors, business vendors, rides, petting zoo, car show and fireworks! Open to the public and free admission. Join the fun on May 16 at Red Caboose Park in Bellevue. Picnic opens at 10 a.m. bellevueharpethchamber.com/events/picnic

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May 16: Margarita Festival

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Jump into summer with the 4th annual Margarita Festival. Sample from the city’s best margo-makers, vote on your favorite and a winner will be crowned at the end of this best ‘rita fest. Your ticket gets you entry to the event and 15 margarita samples from your favorite restaurants while the QDP DJs rock the block. […]

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May 16: 2015 Nashville Wine & Food Festival

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Wine nourishes the palate, food nourishes the body, music nourishes the soul. The 2015 Nashville Wine & Food Festival will celebrate superb wines paired with Nashville’s own local chefs & cuisine along with great music. Be part of the newest Music City Tradition, the Nashville Wine & Food Festival. The festival will feature winemakers from around […]

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May 24: Louisiana Crawfish Boil at Jackalope Brewing Co.

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Sehrt Seafood Co. and Jackalope Brewing Co. are teaming up for a Louisiana crawfish boil on May 24 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Jackalope taproom. Tickets are on now at www.jackalopebrew.com and are $25 advance and $30 at the door- include two pounds boiled crawfish with fixins plus two pints of Jackalope beer. Celebrate Memorial Day […]

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May 29: Full Moon Pickin’ Parties

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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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May 30: The Music Country Grand Prix

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The Music Country Grand Prix is Middle Tennessee’s premier equestrian show jumping competition featuring top riders and horses from across the nation competing for a $40,000 purse. All proceeds from the event will benefit Saddle Up!, the largest and oldest therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities. musiccountrygrandprix.com

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Through Jun 7: “Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art” at the Frist

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“Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art” assembles paintings and sculptures from the collection of the New-York Historical Society that recount stories relating to American cultural aspirations and everyday life in the early to mid-nineteenth century. The sections convey the narrative content that was deemed an essential component of a work of art […]

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Jun 12-28: The Nashville Symphony Show House

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The Nashville Symphony Show House will be open for tour June 12-28 in the beautiful Forest Hills area south of downtown Nashville. Being built by Castle Homes in partnership with noted architecture firm, Wade Weissmann Architecture Inc., the event is slated to be Nashville’s top home tour of the year while helping support the Nashville […]

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Jun 17-21: Hot Yoga Plus Yoga Adventure in Mexico

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Join Hot Yoga Plus for a five-day yoga adventure in paradise in Punta Monterrey, a private beach just 45 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Luxury eco-casitas dot the jungle just steps from the sand. Punta Monterrey combines the super gorgeous Pacific coastline of Mexico with an organic living experience. Each day begins with a coffee, tea and […]

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Jun 26: 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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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

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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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Sept 12: Wine on the River

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Travel through 10 different regions spanning the globe. Sample wine, beer, and/or spirits specific to that region and a restaurant featuring a culturally themed menu. Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live jazz music. The World Tour will be held on the beautiful Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, the perfect […]

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