SUPers, kayakers and proners will all take to the water for this paddle event that benefits the Cumberland River Compact and the Nashville Parks Foundation. The race will be held at Hamilton Creek Recreation Area (2901 Bell Road) on Percy Priest Lake. Registration for the one-mile race is $25, two-mile race is $45 and $55 for
NOURISH is the annual fundraiser of The Nashville Food Project, bringing together the South’s most innovative chefs for an evening of delicious food and fine wine. The event includes remarkable silent and live auctions, filled with extraordinary food, wine, and travel experiences. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nourish-2017-tickets-33405976174
Bluegrass Along the Harpeth was started in 1991 and has most recently made its home on the town square. The historic backdrop is the perfect place for our weekend of music in honor of Franklin’s own Grand Ole Opry stars Sam and Kirk McGee. This festival is put on and operated by old time musicians and dancers.
It’s the Nashville Zoo’s third annual wine tasting event. Listen to live music and explore select exhibits while enjoying wine from around the world. This is an adults-only evening fundraiser for ages 21 and up. Food will also be available for purchase through local vendors. Tickets start at $65. www.nashvillezoo.org
It’s about that time of year again! Lightning 100 brings back Half Christmas Beer Fest to help you beat the heat this July and get you in the Half-Holiday Spirit. This year the event will be held at Marathon Music Works, and general admission tickets are $40. www.halfchristmasbeerfest.com