Wednesdays in Jul: Book Club at The Hermitage

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Join a group of 10-13 year old readers at the Hermitage for summer book club fun, and learn about the nation Jackson helped secure as a Revolutionary War soldier. This summer, adventures include stepping out of the future and into the Revolutionary War, watching Eli Whitney invent the cotton gin, parading Jackson’s victory at the […]

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

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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, […]

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Jul 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30: Family Night at Cheekwood

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Cheekwood invites you and your family back for their popular summer series. Every Thursday evening in July gather your family together for fantastic performances and shows, a ‘kids dance zone,’ and magical memories made in the beautiful gardens at Cheekwood! cheekwood.org/FamilyNightOut Family Night Out will now include a different food truck each week in addition to […]

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Going on Now: Color’s Annual Clearance Sale

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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

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

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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

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Jul 30: Southernaire Market’s Salon Series, Summer Brew

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Join The Southernaire for their third Salon Series, Summer Brew. Enjoy a six-course dinner with beer pairings prepared by The Southern Steak & Oyster Chef De Cuisine Paul Brantley, and TomKats Executive Chef Matt Farley. Tickets and more information at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-brew-tickets-17488281922

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Jul 30: 2015 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards

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StyleBlueprint Cofounder Liza Graves will be emceeing this exciting evening where The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville present the prestigious Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELAs). Young professionals in 15 different industries will be recognized who are excelling in their career and making a difference in the fabulous Music City community. Join us from […]

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Jul 31: An Evening with The Monkees

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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 […]

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

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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.

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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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Aug 1: Watermelon Picnic & School Supply Drive

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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/

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Aug 1: American Sign Language Guided Exhibition Tour

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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 […]

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Weds: Punch & Swizzle $6 Cocktails at Sinema

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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 […]

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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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Aug 7: 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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Aug 8: An Art Deco Affair

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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. […]

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Aug 8: YMCA’s Tomato 5K

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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

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Aug 14: “The Barefoot Contessa” at the Frist

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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 […]

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Aug 15: Benefit at the Cannery for Crossroads Campus

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Enjoy music and entertainment from local award winning singers and songwriters on Saturday, August 15 at the Cannery Ballroom. Nashville Veterinary Specialists hosts the event each year in honor of their favorite local nonprofit, Crossroads Campus, whose mission is to better the lives of both people and pets in Nashville through the healing power of the […]

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Aug 17: The Frist Center Presents Senior Mondays

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The Frist Center presents Senior Mondays, a series of events for those who admit their senior status. On these days, gallery admission is $6.00 (1/2 the price of regular admission) for seniors. Senior parking is $3.00 in the Frist Center lots as long as spaces are available. Seniors receive a 15 percent discount on Gift […]

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Aug 20: Lecture: “Stylish Cities: Fashion and a Sense of Place–from Milan to Nashville” at the Frist

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Join one of the fashion world’s most sought-after models, Karen Elson, and tastemaker Libby Callaway for insider perspectives on the hallmarks of Italian style and Nashville’s own growing fashion scene at the Frist. Elson has walked the runways of some of Italy’s greatest houses, including Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Versace. Callaway is a creative […]

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Aug 20: Workshop: Drop-in Drawing at the Frist

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On the third Thursday of each month, check out drawing materials to practice different techniques and skills, gain instructional guidance from an art educator, and be inspired by the artworks in the galleries and the architecture of the building. Art supplies will be available near the Information Desk in the Ingram Gallery. At 6 p.m., […]

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Aug 20: Lecture: “Stylish Cities: Fashion and a Sense of Place—from Milan to Nashville” at Frist Center

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Lecture: “Stylish Cities: Fashion and a Sense of Place—from Milan to Nashville” Presented by Karen Elson, British top model and singer-songwriter, and Libby Callaway, fashion media professional and stylist at 6:30 p.m. Frist Center Auditorium Gallery admission required; Members free | First come, first seated Join one of the fashion world’s most sought-after models, Karen Elson, and […]

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Aug 27: Artists’ Forum: Nashville Fashion Designers at the Frist

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Artists’ Forum: Nashville Fashion Designers Presented by Phillip Nappi, co-founder and creative director, Peter Nappi, Inc., and Susan Sherrick, founder and designer, S.E. Sherrick Fine Leather Goods Inspired by the exhibition “Italian Style: Fashion since 1945″, the Frist Center’s summer Artists’ Forums will feature some of Nashville’s best fashion and accessories designers in panel discussions […]

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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 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 1 to 6 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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