Top Picks for Happenings in Nashville this June!

There are so many wonderful ways to spend the early days of summer here in Nashville! Here are the events at the top of our list. We’ll see you there!

 

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: June 4th

On June 4th, a group of Nashville’s most revered restaurants will donate a percentage of their sales to The Land Trust of Tennessee, an organization dedicated to keeping farmland protected and our state more green. Nashville continues to have a seat at the table, so to speak, in the national food scene, and this first-time event promotes positive change through food activism. The farm-to-table movement begins at the farm, so protecting the land is paramount to its success. Participating restaurants include: Capitol Grille, Provence Bakery, Rolf & Daughters, Miel, The Mad Platter, Sunset Grille, Burger Up, Sloco, Lockeland Table, Marche, Pharmacy Burger, Porter Road Butchers, The Bloomy Rind, Más Tacos Por Favor, Chago’s Cantina, The Stone Fox, Las Paletas, Pub5, Fat Bottom Brewery, Buttermilk Road Private Supper Club hosted by Arnold’s Country Kitchen, Joe Natural’s Farm & Cafe, Bagel Face, Paradise Park. eatgreentennessee.com

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Chef Tyler Brown of the Capitol Grille in the garden.

 

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Chef Jeremy Barlow of Sloco admires fresh harvested mushrooms.

Movies in the Park: Every Thursday in June

The organizers of movies in the park made a wise decision when they decided to move the event to Elmington Park this year. While I am a huge fan of the past two venues, Centennial Park and Percy Warner, the parking can be confusing and limited. In Elmington Park, parking is much easier. You’ll be able to access parking at West End Middle School since school’s out for the summer in addition to the park’s designated parking and side streets. And, as a ton of families live in the neighborhoods surrounding Elmington Park, the need for a car moot for many. Yeah!

The series kicks off in June and runs every Thursday throughout the month. Movies in the Park is brought to you by the Nashville Scene with the support of the Parks and Recreation Department.

The line-up was recently announced:

  • June 6 – Brave
  • June 13 – Madagascar 3
  • June 20 – Life of Pi
  • June 27 – Pitch Perfect

Pack a cooler and grab blanket or chair for a perfect evening of family fun. www.nowplayingnashville.com

 

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The Nashville International Puppet Festival: June 20-22

In case you are not aware, it’s a huge coup for our city to host a festival of this caliber! The Nashville Public Library hosted Nashville’s first international puppet festival in 2008, which attracted more than 18,000 people. This year’s festival will be even better with a the street surrounding the library transformed into a family-friendly street fair. In addition, the Puppet Festival Parade will wind down Church Street through the Arts District and feature performers with stilts, unicycles, floats, vintage cars and puppets. While the events are free and open to the public, you must reserve your tickets NOW. Click here to reserve.

In addition to the festival, the library will hold two special events in collaboration with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and TPAC. The first event is Thursday, June 20, and will feature the debut performance of Wishing Chair Productions’ String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. On Saturday, June 22, TPAC will present a performance by world renowned puppeteer Phillip Huber. Known for his work with marionettes in Being John Malkovich and in Disney’s Oz, The Great and Powerful, Huber will perform Suspended Animation. If you’re not a kid, don’t let this deter you. The Puppet Festival appeals to all ages. nashvillepubliclibrary.org/puppetfestival

 

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Nashville Dancin’: Thursday Nights Between June 13th – August 1st

For those of you who were saddened when Dancin’ in the District bit the dust, it’s back under a different name and configuration. Nashville Dancin’ is the new version and promises to be tons of fun. It will be held at Riverfront Park most Thursdays between June 13th and August 1st. 

Not only will you be wowed by the music lineup, some of our favorite food trucks will be there–The Grilled Cheeserie, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream and Hoss’ Loaded Burgers. 

You can thank the folks at Dollar General for underwriting this fun event. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for good weather and no rain! For more information and the musical line-up, see: the Nashville Dancin’ website.

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LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood: Open now through November

Insiders tell us that the Bruce Munro exhibit at Cheekwood is one of the most impressive events to ever come to Nashville. Not only is it the second-ever North American exhibition, it is simply stunning as you will experience hundreds of mile of glowing optic fiber. The grounds of Cheekwood have been transformed into a dream-like landscape. At the center of the exhibition is the Field of Light, which captivates with a landscape of 20,000 lighted glass spheres, each rising from the ground of a slender stem. We’ve seen this exhibit and truly it will leave you speechless.

Cheekwood is offering extended hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings until 11 p.m. to present this grand-scale exhibition in its most stunning state: under the night sky. For more information: click here

 

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Porter Flea Market, AirCraft 2013: June 1

Nashville’s modern handmade market is this weekend! Browse through the workmanship of more than 80 amazing designers and makers who will be joining together on Saturday, June 1st, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Cornelia Fort Airpark (2641 Airpark Dr, Nash TN 37206). Eight of Nashville’s favorite food trucks will on hand throughout this day-long event. Cornelia Fort’s breezy hangars, large open spaces and greenway connections (hello, bike riders!) ensure that this Porter Flea will be the largest and most accessible Porter Flea yet (good news for people who hate to wait in lines!) Looking for the perfect way to kick off summer? Look no further.

Tickets are being sold for the first ever Preview Market, to be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday night, May 31st. Preview Market attendees will get the first chance to buy this summer’s hottest items. Plus, the laid back evening promises ample opportunities to chat with vendors in this more intimate setting while sipping on complimentary craft beer from Fat Bottom Brewing and munching on tasty treats from The Bloomy Rind, Porter Road Butcher, and Sweet Betweens. DJ sets by The Groove and former WRVU DJ Outtheother; and other Preview night surprises. A portion of the night’s ticket proceeds will benefit Friends of Shelby and Rosebank Neighbors. For tickets (and there are only 18 remaining at the publish time of this post) click here. But, if you can’t make the Preview Party, do go to the FREE Saturday Porter Flea! www.porterflea.com

 

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Joint Project 2: June 14 – 16

If you are the type wanting to attend an event that you can talk about to your friends and have them instantly know that you really are the coolest thing that hit this city, well, this is your event. The theme of joint project 2 is 50’s, ‘60s and ‘70s car and motorcycle culture. This pop-up happening is comprised of three days of art, music, food and style.

JP2 features a range of events that are all free and open to the public. In the mix are a pop-up shop featuring vintage T-shirts from LA’s Filth Mart, a motorcycle rally hosted by Andy Mumma of Barista Parlor, a yakitori dinner (Japanese grilled meats served on skewers atop various pickles) from Sarah Gavigan’s Otaku South, and live music from the Nashville-based duo Kings of the F**king Sea (aka Poni Silver of The Ettes and Chet Weise of the Ultras S/C). There will also be a limited edition poster sale commemorating the event, designed by Bryce McCloud of Isle ofPrinting
 
Curated photography will anchor the show, specifically chosen by Susan Sherrick. For this edition, she’s chosen thematic work by local and national photographers including Caroline Allison, Yve Assad, William Claxton, Bruce Davidson, Barry Feinstein, Allen Ginsberg, Mikael Kennedy, Leon Levinstein, Danny Lyon, Jim McGuire, Joel Meyerowitz, Heidi Ross, Phil Stern, Dennis Stock, Scott G. Toepfer, and Joshua Black Wilkins. Also on view in the gallery: a selection of vintage motorcycles on loan from local collectors. The show is open through the weekend, with all the art available for sale. Hosts are Susan Sherrick and Libby Callaway.
 
Friday, June 14
  • Gallery and Filth Mart store, 11 am – 9 p.m.
  • Yakitori dinner by Otaku South, 6 – 9 p.m. 
  • Live music from Kings of the F**king Sea, 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 15
  • Gallery and Filth Mart store, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Gallery talk with curator Susan Sherrick, 11:30 a.m.
  • BP x JP2 car and motorcycle rally, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 16
  • Gallery and Filth Mart store, 1 – 5 p.m.

 

Location: 516 Hagan Street / Nashville / 37203

 
All events are free and open to the public. Vendors charge individually for food, clothing and art.
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Dennis Stock, Sons of Silence, Colorado, 1971. Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY

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Can you believe it? All this fun packed into just one month of summer right here in our fair city! We can’t wait!

 

 

Additional Happenings

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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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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Sept 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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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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Aug 20 & 27 and Sep 3 & 10-12 : Live On The Green

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Jul 3: Trisha Yearwood Exhibition CMHOF

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September 11-20: Tennessee State Fair

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September 11-13: Italian Lights Festival

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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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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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Sep 12: Wine on the River

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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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Sept 12: Music and Masterpieces

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Sep 12: Nashville Whiskey Festival Grand Tasting

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Sept 12: Wine on the River

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Aug 13 – Sept 13: Shakespeare in the Park

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Jun – Sep: Second Saturday Outdoor Cinema at The Belcourt

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Sep 15-20: Americana Music Festival

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Sep 17: Nashville Chapter of NACE’s Guest Speaker

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September 18: SoBro Fest

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September 19-20: Music City Food + Wine Festival

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Sep 19: Hands on Nashville Day

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Sep 19: Heritage Ball

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Sept 22 & Oct 8: Tea Time at The Next Door

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The Next Door invites you to “Tea Time”. This brief, low-key event allows you to learn about an amazing local nonprofit focusing on women receiving recovery and re-entry support in Nashville. You’ll hear a client testimony, learn about the history, mission and scope of services, enjoy refreshments and tour our new facility. “Tea at TND” […]

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Sept 23: Jamey Johnson and Friends at Marathon Music Works

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Nikki Mitchell Foundation presents Jamey Johnson with Jerrod Niemann, Shooter Jennings, Jessi Colter, Alyssa Bonagura, Chris Hennessee, Waylon Payne, Whiskey Myers, Carters Chord and Kevin “Frenchie” Sciou at Marathon Music Works. This event is 18+. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event starts at 8 p.m. www.marathonmusicworks.com

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Sep 25-27: Tennessee Craft Fair

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The 2015 Fall Tennessee Craft Fair is the premier fall craft event in Middle Tennessee; a popular juried event with fine craft presented by 200+ artists from across the nation. Celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, you will want to attend this “Top-20 Event.” Meet the top artisans and find a unique hand-crafted piece for […]

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September 25-27: Fall Fest at the Nashville Flea Market

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Sept 25: 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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Sep 26: Girls to the Moon

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Sep 26 – Oct 1: 2015 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

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Oct 1: Peacock Alley Grand Opening

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Peacock Alley, manufacturer of luxury linens for bed and bath, will be opening new doors in Nashville’s Design District. Peacock Alley Design Studio is located at 2907 Sidco Drive. A soft opening is planned for September 14 with a grand opening on October 1, 4 to 7 p.m. The celebration will be a tribute to […]

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Oct 1-3: Bunion Bash at Cute & Comfy Shoes

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It’s time for Cute & Comfy Shoe’s Bunion Bash! Get your bunions in there! They will have a whole line up of bunion and hammer toe friendly shoes and boots. Their featured brand for this event is Arcopedico out of Portugal. They are soft, archy, and, most importantly, cute and comfortable. They will also be having a drawing and a lucky […]

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Oct 1: Dinner of the Bridge

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The 9th Annual Dinner on the Bridge to benefit Greenways for Nashville is scheduled for Thursday, October 1. Join Greenways for Nashville for a lovely cocktail hour and enjoy the downtown views at 6 p.m. Seating for dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are limited! http://www.greenwaysfornashville.org

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Oct 2: 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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Oct 2: Pearls & Pinstripes

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Pearls & Pinstripes, the Tennessee Coalition’s 3rd annual gala, will be held at Nissan Staduim in Nashville on October 2! Tickets are available now. Stay tuned for more details on entertainment and more! http://www.tncoalition.org/support-us/pearls-pinstripes

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Oct 3-4: Fall Fest at the Hermitage

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Fall Fest at the Hermitage is a spectacular weekend of art, music and history at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Hermitage. http://thehermitage.com/event/fall-fest/2015-10-03

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Oct 3: River Swing Dinner, Dance and Auction

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On Saturday, October 3, The Harpeth River Watershed Association will host its twelfth annual River Swing Dinner, Dance and Auction fundraiser at Fairpath Farm, the home of Todd and Susan Kaestner situated on the banks of the Harpeth River in Williamson County. Approximately 500 guests are expected to attend this casual and festive event which […]

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Oct 3-4: Annual Bike MS: Bike to Jack and Back

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The National MS Society, Mid South Chapter will hold their Annual Bike MS: Bike to Jack and Back, a cycling event to raise more than $600,000 to support cutting-edge MS research and critical services for people living with MS. Cyclists roll out Saturday morning, October 3 from Page High School in Franklin, TN and cycle to Motlow Community […]

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Oct 8-10: Cute & Comfy Shoe’s First Annual Travel Event

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Come and play with Cute & Comfy Shoes at their First Annual Travel Event! All of their Fall clothing and shoes will be in and ready to go for you. They will have healthy, fashionable footwear that will keep you happy for those miles and miles and miles that you walk while traveling. Featured brands include Krazy Larry Pants, […]

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Oct 10: Once in a Blue Moon

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The Land Trust for Tennessee is pleased to announce that their signature party ‘Once in a Blue Moon’ to be held on October 10. Guests enjoy an evening of on the farm, specialty cocktails, and sharing a locally-inspired meal. The evening ends with the always-popular bonfire marshmallow roast under the stars. http://landtrusttn.org/bluemoon

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Oct 15: YWCA Academy for Women of Achievement Recognition Dinner and Induction Ceremony

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YWCA will host Academy for Women of Achievement Recognition Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Thursday, October 15, The reception at will begin at 5:15 p.m. followed by the program and dinner at 6:30 p.m at the Omni Nashville Hotel. The AWA awards ceremony honors the work and service of exceptional Middle Tennessee women who are leaders in their […]

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Oct 16: Franklin Wine Festival

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At the Franklin Wine Festival, you will taste 300+ wines from around the world, paired with food from more than 30 of the best restaurants in Middle Tennessee. The Franklin Wine Festival Auction is truly amazing! You’ll find a diverse offering of items – ranging from hard-to-find wines to terrific getaways, great cigars, spa experiences, gift […]

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Oct 17: Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival

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The 6th annual Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival will take place on Saturday, October 17 from noon to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the historic Two Rivers Mansion. The addition of wine to the previous Tennessee Beer Festival is new for the 2015 event and offers attendees a variety of wine samples, along with […]

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Oct 18: Fall Crush: Sip. Savor. Stop MS.

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Take part in this celebration of wine and food benefiting the Mid South Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, featuring wines of the Carneros region and a locally sourced dinner from Nashville Executive Chefs Hal Holden-Bache of Lockeland Table, Brandon Frohne of Forage South, Travis McShane of Adele’s and Pastry Chef Rachel De Jong […]

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Oct 18: Green Door Gourmet’s Fall Crush

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Join Green Door Gourmet for a celebration of wine and food benefiting the Mid South Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, featuring a silent and live auction, wines of the Carneros region and a locally sourced dinner from Nashville Chefs Hal Holden-Bache of Lockeland Table, Brandon Frohne, Travis McShane of Adele’s and Pastry Chef Rachel […]

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Oct 23-24: Artclectic

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University School of Nashville (USN) presents Artclectic, Nashville’s premier juried art show and sale. Features work by 56 selected artists from Nashville and across the U.S., free family art activities, a Community Party (open to the public), and more. Artwork featured includes paintings, sculpture, textile arts, prints, glass, ceramics, jewelry and furniture. Also on site […]

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Oct 24: Farm to Fork Dinner

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Celebrate and benef from the bounty provided by healthy streams and rivers! From the River to the Farm, From the Farm to the Fork on Thursday, October 29,with dinner at 7 p.m. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to visit the Green Door Gourmet store and enjoy fall colors on the farm! Green Door Gourmet at Hidden Valley […]

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Nov 1: Sunday in the Park

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November 1 marks the 26th celebration of Sunday in the Park, co-chaired this year by Melanie Baker and Sandy Sangervasi. This beloved tradition brings park patrons together for an elegant, tented luncheon in the heart of Edwin Warner Park. Funds raised will support Friends of Warner Parks programs to protect and preserve Percy and Edwin […]

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Through Nov 1: Human Landscape at Cheekwood

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Experience the dramatic sculptures of internationally acclaimed Spanish artist Jaume Plensa in the debut of Human Landscape. The exhibition, which marks Plensa’s largest in the United States to date, will be on display throughout the estate’s historic grounds and Museum of Art. http://www.cheekwood.org

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Nov 6: An Evening with Friends

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Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt announces date for An Evening with Friends, an event benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and coordinated by Friends of Children’s Hospital. An Evening With Friends will feature Nashville-style entertainment, a live and a silent auction and dinner provided by The Loveless Café. The event […]

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