Apr 1: Trivia at Acme


Grab your friends and join Geeks Who Drink for trivia every Wednesday at Acme Feed & Seed. The fun will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. and you can play as an individual or with a team. theacmenashville.com/calendar


Apr 1: An Affair of the Hat at Stacey Rhodes Boutique


On Wednesday, April 1 from 5 to 8 p.m., Stacey Rhodes will host their 13th Annual An Affair of the Hat. The event will feature dozens of exquisite, one-of-a-kind hats that are perfect for Steeplechase, Derby or any occasion! Stop by to shop and enjoy wine and champagne. Designer, Carol Carr, will also be available for […]


Apr 1: Reaching New Heights, Women’s Luncheon for Cumberland Heights


The mission of Reaching New Heights, Women’s Luncheon for Cumberland Heights is to highlight the women’s programs at Cumberland Heights, raise funds to help women in treatment, and celebrate those women in our families and community who are experiencing their own recovery one day at a time. This year’s keynote speakers, Kristina Wandzilak and Constance […]


Mar 13 – July 5: Exquisite Nashville at The Frist Center

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The Frist Center celebrates the unique, blended cultures of Nashville during this four-month exhibit. All works will highlight the dynamism of Nashville’s diverse communities. Ideas of relationship, mutual respect and diversity can be found throughout the exhibit. See the beauty of Nashville’s cultures through art. fristcenter.org/exquisite-nashville


Apr 4: Eggstravaganzoo at the Nashville Zoo

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Nashville Zoo’s annual spring celebration is back with egg hunts and Easter treats for children of all ages. Activities during the day include 10 scheduled egg hunts for kids, a Zoo-wide hunt for golden eggs, spring-themed games, bounce houses and face painting. Special appearances by the Easter Bunny and Zoo mascot Twiga! Activities take place […]


Apr 4: Edgehill Rocks


Enjoy this one-day outdoor music and food event on Villa Place in historic Edgehill. With special musical guests, local artists and treats from area eateries, this is a day you do not want to miss. The celebration begins at 10 a.m., music starts at 11:30 a.m. and the fun lasts until 6 p.m. edgehillrocks.com


Apr 4: The Hermitage Easter Egg Hunt


The Hermitage embraces the spring with an Easter egg hunt. Join in on Saturday, April 4 (Rain date: April 11). Tickets are required for all participating children and adults. Additional games, activities and light snacks will be included and the Easter Bunny will be in attendance! thehermitage.com  


Apr 4: Closing Reception for Jaq Belcher’s Exhibition at Tinney Contemporary


Join Tinney Contemporary for the closing reception for Jaq Belcher’s exhibition of new works: “Hidden Light.” A follow up to Belcher’s 2011 solo exhibition with Tinney Contemporary, Hidden Light features works that are founded in a contemplative process of reduction and repetition. The works are all white, hand cut paper, framed in seamless white shadow box […]


Apr 4: McCabe Pub’s Crawfish Boil


McCabe Pub will host its third annual crawfish boil on Saturday, April 4 from 3 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of its Sylvan Park location at 4410 Murphy Road in Nashville. The event will include all-you-can-eat crawfish and three drink tickets for $30 per person, a cash bar, live music and other entertainment. […]


Apr 4: Rally Rumble


Rally Rumble is a music festival featuring talented teenage artists and other enthusiastic youth from Tennessee and across the country. Teens join together to help end childhood cancer. Proceeds from Rally Rumble benefit the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally). All teenage participants agree to sell a minimum of ten tickets or fundraise a […]


Apr 4: Hoppin’ Hounds Easter Egg Hunt


Saturday, April 4 at Edwin Warner Park, Shelter 3, will be an exciting day for dogs to hunt out hundreds of eggs filled with dog treats and valuable prizes for them and their owners. The Hoppin’ Hounds Easter Egg Hunt is organized by the Nashville Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association to raise awareness and funds for […]


Apr: Cheekwood in Bloom: April Weekend Entertainment

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Cheekwood in Bloom: April Weekend Entertainment Saturdays: Art activities, garden demonstrations, live music, kids garden tales, museum and garden tours, and featured entertainment. Sundays: Concert series in the Mansion, book readings in the garden, and museum and garden tours. cheekwood.org Featured Entertainment: April 4: SPRING ART HOP! Egg hunts, crafts, performances, music and more! April 5: […]


Apr 6: Tasting and Book Event at The Mad Platter


On Monday, April 6, The Mad Platter Restaurant will host a ticketed event brought to you byBookManBookWoman Bookstore. Tickets are $40/person and will include a signed copy of Sitting in the Bars with Cakes by Audrey Shulman and samples of food featured in the book. Phone reservations are required. Please call 6152422563.


Apr 7-11: Nashville Fashion Week

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Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Featuring local, regional and national designers and industry professionals in an array of creative events throughout the week encourages both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city’s diverse fashion and retail spaces throughout the week […]


Mar 24 – May 2: Variations on a Theme, an Exhibit by Mark Bradley-Shoup at the David Lusk Gallery Nashville

Sunday Times Gas Station in Spiny Sea Urchin, 2012, oil on panel by Mark Bradley-Shoup, 12x21" | Image courtesy of David Lusk Gallery Nashille

This spring, from March 24 to May 2, the David Lusk Gallery Nashville is showing Variations on a Theme, new paintings and collages from Chattanooga-based artist Mark Bradley-Shoup. This artist is known for expansive abstract works and the majority of his work is inspired by observations of the place where the natural and constructed landscape intersect. There is an […]


Mar 31 – Apr 30: Cheekwood in Bloom

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What better place to celebrate the new spring season than among the most beautiful blooms in the city! With more than 100,000 tulips in every hue spilling from Cheekwood gardens, they can promise a color experience you won’t forget. Other plants across Cheekwood’s grounds will be in on the act too, as their daffodils, magnolias, […]


Apr 9: Iron Fork


During a judged competition, local chefs have the opportunity to showcase their cooking skills and whip up their favorite dishes. During the competition, guests can sample food and cocktails from some of our favorite restaurants, such as Moto, Amerigo, Saint Anejo and Virago. southcomm.xorbia.com/ironfork


Apr 10: Office Hours with Liza Graves


Office Hours is held every Friday morning at the Skillery. Each week, a different local professional welcomes attendees for (free) coffee and conversation. On April 10, StyleBlueprint’s very own Liza Graves will be holding Office Hours from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Stop by to introduce yourself and learn a little about Liza and her […]


Apr 10: Chocolate Class at Little Gourmand


Little Gourmand is proud to announce an Exclusive Event: French Pastry Chef and Master Confectioner Jean-Michel Fargues will give a Chocolate Class on Friday, April 10 at 10 a.m. This class will be 2hrs to 2.5 hrs. Chef will demonstrate and you will practice too. Plus, you will go home with your own chocolate assortment […]


Apr 10-12: Startup Weekend


Startup Weekend, a non-profit community building event that brings together entrepreneurs, designers, developers and startup enthusiasts for 54-hours of taking business ideas from concept to launch, is coming to Nashville for the first time next month. Teaching and promoting entrepreneurship through the act of creation, this weekend-long event will take place April 10-12 at the […]


Apr 11: East Nashville Beer Fest

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The East Nashville Beer Festival is back, and beer lovers are rejoicing. Beer vendors will educate you and bring you a craft beer tasting. Local eateries will provide the food. So whether you are a beer aficionado or just enjoy a cold beverage, this event will be fun for all. eastnashvillebeerfest.com


Apr 11: Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

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The Cherry Blossom Festival blooms annually in Nashville to celebrate Japanese culture and the arrival of spring. With three main stage areas, the event features arts and crafts, a marketplace, a food area and the opportunity to experience modern, youthful Japanese culture. nashvillecherryblossomfestival.org/home.html


Apr 11: “les Petits Choux” at Little Gourmand


For one day only, discover the Signature Pastries “les Petits Choux”, created by French Pastry Chef and Master Confectioner Jean-Michel Fargues. These small and delicate puff pastries are filled with exquisite flavored creams and they are sure you will fall in love with them. Many flavors will be available, in limited quantities. Do not hesitate to call us […]


Apr 11: Pedal for Paws


Mars Petcare US presents the fifth annual fundraising event, Pedal for Paws, which benefits Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance. This is the non-profit’s largest annual fundraiser. The event is the only cycling event in Middle Tennessee that benefits animals and it attracts 450+ cyclists from not only Tennessee but many surrounding states. sumnerspayneuteralliance.org/pedalforpawstn  


Apr 11: Ragin’ Cajun Crawfish Festival

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This Nashville tradition is the largest of its kind featuring all-you-can-eat crawfish, Louisiana-style sides, premium beer, and live music. Each year the Nashville Junior Chamber, offering civic and social opportunities to Music City’s young professionals, hosts over 2,000 people at this charitable riverfront event. Join in the fun as we consume over 3,000 pounds of […]


Apr 11: 6th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven Family Shelter


The 6th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven Family Shelter will take place April 11 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown. It features a dancing competition of local celebrities paired with professional dancers, dinner and more! Cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and dancing competition to follow. Local celebrities will compete for three awards: Judges […]


Apr 12: The Farmer & The Chef


The Farmer & The Chef will be held on Sunday, April 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Green Door Gourmet. Some of Nashville’s hottest chefs will gather at Green Door Gourmet to raise money for St. Jude: Deb Paquette of Etch, Tandy Wilson of City House, Tyler Brown of Capitol Grille, Kristin Beringson of City Winery, Todd Alan Martin of The Treehouse and St. Jude Executive Chef, Miles […]


Apr 12: Fashion Happening Nashville

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Fashion Happening Nashville presents a night celebrating local fashion, accessories and jewelry design. FHN seeks to add to Nashville’s growing and diverse fashion scene and provide an alternate venue for area designers to showcase their work. Participating designers for the Spring 2015 show include: Ceri Hoover Bags, Denim & Spirits, Eric Adler, Fanny & June, KariBeth Jewelry, Otis James, […]


Apr 12: 12th Annual Downtown Home Tour


See downtown history come to life at the Nashville Downtown Partnership’s 12th Annual Downtown Home Tour. This year’s tour showcases living spaces within older, historic and rehabbed residential buildings. Urban living thrives where the freshness of modernity meets the character of history. Get an exclusive look at private residences, live/work units, rental units and for […]


Apr 13: Friends & Fashion Runway Show and Luncheon

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25th annual Friends & Fashion Runway Show and Luncheon will benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Models will wear clothing provided by Belk. Thevent will be held at Embassy Suites hotel in Cool Springs and will include a silent auction, shopping, a luncheon and a runway show. Join them and check out the latest […]