Jul 7: TPAC Presents: Anthony Bourdain – Close to the Bone


Chef, author, and raconteur Anthony Bourdain is best known for traveling the globe on his stomach, daringly consuming some of the world’s most exotic dishes on his hit TV shows Parts Unknown on CNN, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. Somewhat notoriously, he has established himself as a professional gadfly, bête noir, advocate, social […]


Jul 7-25: LAND RUSH at David Lusk Gallery


This July David Lusk Gallery-Nashville presents LAND RUSH, a blockbuster group exhibition exploring the immense and diverse world of landscape art. The exhibition will feature paintings, sculpture, and photographs by 21 nationally and internationally renowned artists. From detailed and representational to loose and abstracted, LAND RUSH explores the landscape from a number of vantage points […]


Jul 10: Red, White & Zoo


Head down to the Nashville Zoo for Red, White and Zoo, their inaugural wine tasting event. Experience the Zoo’s exotic habitats while enjoying wine from around the world. This is an adults-only evening fundraiser, guests must be 21 to attend. The fun goes from 7 to 10 p.m. and includes unlimited wine tastings, a commemorative glass, food […]


Jul 10: “Roman Holiday” at Frist Center


Film: Roman Holiday at 7 p.m. at Frist Center Auditorium Gallery admission required; members free First come, first seated The first Hollywood film to be shot and produced on location in Italy, Roman Holiday made Audrey Hepburn an enduring international star and fashion icon. Princess Ann (Hepburn), on a visit to Rome, decides to try to escape her […]


Jul 11: Steadfast Coffee Grand Opening Block Party

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Join Steadfast Coffee on their patio on Saturday, July 11 for a good old fashioned Block Party. They’ve asked some of their favorite Germantown friends to help them out with food, cocktails and a few surprises in order to make it a true neighborhood event. They’re excited to party with you so come by, drink up and hang out! https://www.facebook.com/events/467470030088177/


Jul 11: Red, White and Brew


The Tomorrow Fund’s Red, White and Brew will celebrate America and freedom at Sevier Park on July 11 with a mid-summer fest, with red and white wine, local brews, tasty food, music and a few games, too. Join us in the fun, and taste samples from several of Nashville’s most delicious restaurants and food trucks! This […]


Jul 12-13: K. McCarthy and Sugar Dive Porch Sale


What’s better than candy and clothes in one place? Candy and clothes on sale! Join K. McCarthy at Sugar Dive for their first ever porch sale. All clothes and accessories will be 40-75%off!. Everything must go to make space for their gorgous new fall clothes that are coming in. Also, Sugar Dive will have candy, fixtures, furniture and t-shirts […]


Jul 13: Barenaked Ladies at Woods Amphitheater

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Woods Amphitheater offers the perfect setting a summer concert and mid-month The Barenaked Ladies will take the stage with Violent Femmes and Colin Hay. There are still plenty of seats available in all sections but we suggest grabbing a general admission lawn ticket. Enjoy a casual evening listening to great music as the sun goes down. Doors […]


Now Open: Avo Restaurant

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It’s been a long time coming, but Avo is excited to announce that they are open for business with a limited menu and hours. Join them for drinks, lunch and dinner. They can’t wait to see you! Avo is located at 3 C1ty Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 at the intersection of Charlotte Pike and 31st Ave. Their parking lot is on […]


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 16: Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations Book Launch


Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations, the brain child of Nashville writer Lily C. Hansen, is a softcover coffee table book of interviews and portrait photography. It is a series of interviews with prolific Nashvillians in the art, culinary and music industries. The “Wild card” section encompasses individuals who eclipse any of those categories. On Thursday, July 16 at 6 […]


Jul 19: Monteagle Sunday School Assembly Cottage Tour and Bazaar


Make of day of it and visit one of this region’s best annual traditions! The Monteagle Sunday School Assembly Woman’s Association will be holding the 50h Annual Cottage Tour & Bazaar on Friday, July 19. Seven historic cottages will be open, located within the Assembly’s grounds, as well as the Auditorium (1927) and Gymnasium built in 1884. Bazaar shopping, a variety of lunch options, […]


July 23-25: The 36th Annual l’Eté du Vin

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Nashville Wine Auction hosts wine-themed events in an effort to raise money to support to fight against cancer. l’Eté du Vin is the three-day events which includes Grand Cru, an auction preview, Vinters’ Tasting, a tasting event, Partrons’ Dinner, a champagne reception and gourmet dinner, and the 35th Annual l’Eté Du Vin, the main wine auction […]


Jul 23: Artists’ Forum: Nashville Fashion Designers Presented by Amanda Valentine at Frist


Artists’ Forum: Nashville Fashion Designers Presented by Amanda Valentine, VALENTINE/VALENTINE founder and designer and Project Runway finalist, and Mclaine Richardson, jewelry designer, Margaret Ellis, Inc. at 6:30 p.m. Frist Center Auditorium Free | First come, first seated Inspired by the exhibition “Italian Style: Fashion since 1945,” the Frist Center’s summer Artists’ Forums will feature some of Nashville’s […]


Jul 24: Art After Dark: “Italian Style: Fashion since 1945″ at Frist Center


Art After Dark: “Italian Style: Fashion since 1945″ Presented by Ginny Soenksen, assistant curator of interpretation, Frist Center for the Visual Arts at 6:30 p.m. Meet at exhibition entrance Gallery admission required; members free | Reservations recommended, but not required Enrich your Friday nights. Join in an open-ended discussion in the galleries to heighten your appreciation and […]


Jul 25: Mafiaoza’s Music City Brewer Festival


The 14th Annual Music City Brewer’s Fest is one of the biggest and best beer festivals in the country. It is an opportunity to sample some of the most respected brews from over 40 local, regional, national, and imported breweries! You can try beer here that is not normally available in Nashville. It is an […]


Wednesdays in Jul: Book Club at The Hermitage


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 […]


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 […]


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


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 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 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: “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 17: The Frist Center Presents Senior Mondays


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 […]


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


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Evening dress of silk, designed by Roberto Capucci, Italy, 1987-1988
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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 […]


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., […]