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 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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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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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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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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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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Sep 11: MADE SOUTH Presents: BBQ & Bourbon Market Preview at Harlinsdale Farm

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Enjoy a whole hog feast from legendary Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee as well as craft cocktails featuring three of Kentucky’s finest bourbons: Blanton’s Single Barrel, Eagle Rare 10-Year and Buffalo Trace. After supper there will be an unveiling of the MADE SOUTH Market where you’ll be one of the first to #ShopSouthern with over 80 […]

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September 12: Southern Artisan Cheese Festival

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Cheese lovers will come together to taste cheese from eight states around the area, artisan foods, and wine and craft beer from local and regional breweries. For a local taste, keep your eyes out for Noble Springs Dairy, Dozen Bakery, Porter Road Butcher and TruBee Honey. southerncheesefest.com

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September 12-13, 19-20: Tennessee Volksfest

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This Oktoberfest-style event at the Nashville Farmers Market will make you feel as if you have been transported to Munich. Fill up on German beers, bratwurst, hot pretzels and great German foods while listening to live music. This event will be held on two different weekends this month, September 12-13 and September 19-20. Mark your […]

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September 12: Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival

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This age-old Chinese tradition comes to Nashville each year and people gather to watch dragon boat races, festive parades and drummers. This event is a colorful and lively celebration of tradition, water, the river, health and each other. Even if you aren”t participating in the race, be sure to swing by to watch the friendly competition and […]

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Sep 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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Sep 12: Back to School Bash at RESULTS Fitness

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RESULTS Fitness Music Row 4th Annual “Back to School Bash” Saturday, September 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be workouts, food, prizes, giveaways, discounts and much more. Get the school year started off with RESULTS! http://www.resultsfitness.me

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Sep 12: Chukkers for Charity Event

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Chukkers for Charity, a polo game and outdoor event held in Franklin, TN, returns for the 19th year. The event will raise funds and awareness for the Rochelle Center and Saddle Up! In addition to the game, there will be a vintage car show parade, a silent auction and tailgating competition. This year’s theme is […]

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Sept 12: Music and Masterpieces

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Music and Masterpieces is an annual event supporting the Thisbe and Noah Scott Foundation and all of the Mighty Voices battling pediatric neuromuscular diseases. Join them Saturday, September 12 from 6:30- 10:30 p.m. at the Green Door Barn for an evening of Nashville soulful musicians while viewing and bidding on artwork showcasing artists from around the southeast. […]

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Sep 12: #THELATINPARTY

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Join Conexión Américas in honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with their annual Celebration #THELATINPARTY at the Cannery Ballroom! This not-to-be-missed fiesta features live Latin music, authentic Latin American food, dance performances & instruction and all for a good cause! Each year Conexión Américas supports more than 6,000 Latino families as they pursue their American dream: buying […]

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Sep 12: Nashville Whiskey Festival Grand Tasting

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Midtown Corkdorks Wine, Spirits, Beer will present the Nashville Whiskey Festival Grand Tasting on Saturday, September 12 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.  The Festival anticipates 60 distilleries pouring over 200 whiskeys from all over the world and will include live music, great food and educational seminars. Festival participants will have the opportunity to […]

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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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Aug 13 – Sept 13: Shakespeare in the Park

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Shakespeare in the Park is bringing Henry V to Centennial Park this summer (Thursdays through Sundays). Enjoy this unique experience and enjoy the warm weather as you grab a seat in the grass. $10 suggested donation. Food & drink vendors open at 6 p.m. Talking Shakespeare with nightly special guest speakers begins at 6 p.m. Preshow entertainment […]

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Jun – Sep: Second Saturday Outdoor Cinema at The Belcourt

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It’s that time of year. On the second Saturday of each month, June through September, the Belcourt continues its summer tradition of showing a classic film outdoors at dusk in our parking lot. Nashvillians of all ages come with lawn chairs, strollers, blankets and bikes for these free screenings. The evening kicks off with a […]

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