Bundle up and head outside for this fabulous, annual events. The holidays have come and gone and you deserve to relax and have a little fun. Clear your calendar for these local festivities that celebrate music, health, women, art, canines and running. For even more events, including concerts, trunk shows and more, check out the StyleBlueprint calendar of events. We will update the events listed below with 2016 dates as they become available.

We are welcoming 2015 with open arms. Get out and get moving, Nashville! | Image credit: Nashville Zoo
We are welcoming 2015 with open arms. Get out and get moving, Nashville! | Image credit: Nashville Zoo

Nashville Flea Market | Third Saturday January-December

Each month, the Tennessee State Fairgrounds fills with dealers and vendors from more than 30 states to sell gifts, antiques, collectibles, jewelry, arts and crafts, tools, housewares, handmade clothing, furniture and hundreds of other items. Held the third Saturday of each month, you never know what treasures you will find at the Nashville Flea Market! styleblueprint.com/nashville-flea-market

Passion for Fashion | January 15, 2015

Hosted by The Bootstraps Foundation, Passion for Fashion Cocktail and Charity event combines fashion, music, dance and art. As a fundraising event, Passion for Fashion hopes to make strides in rewarding the youth of Middle Tennessee. Attendees are treated to a festive cocktail reception, a silent auction and a fashion show with live music, showcasing the hottest local designers and fashions. Tickets start at $35. bootstraps.org

Nashville Lifestyles‘ 11th Annual Music in the City | January 20, 2015

Up-and-coming artists take the stage during this annual showcase that celebrates the rising talents in Music City. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door and include a complimentary cocktail. Enjoy the future sounds of Music City as you listen to this talented acts. nashvillelifestyles.com/events

Zoo Run Run | January 24, 2015

Burn off some of those lingering holiday calories at the Nashville Zoo’s Zoo Run Run. The trail will take you through the zoo’s property and this 5k adventure is open to runners, walkers, families and children. Proceeds from the run help fund zoo operations, including education, food and upkeep. Finish the race with refreshments and snacks (beer for registrants 21+). Registration costs starts at $25 for kids and $38 for adults. nashvillezoo.org/zoo-run-run

Wine, Women & Shoes | January 24, 2015

Grab your girlfriends and hit this ladies-only event full of exclusive shopping, wine tastings, lunch and a fabulous fashion show. Tickets are $125/person, $2,500/table and proceeds benefit programs of the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee. Kick off the new year with this nationally acclaimed event, and enjoy an evening of glamour. If nothing else, it is a great excuse to show off your favorite pair of shoes! ywcanashville.com/events

Nashville Humane Association’s UNLEASHED | January 30, 2016

Unleashed, Dinner with Your Dog welcomes attendees to enjoy a full-course dinner, dessert and cocktails, plus a live and silent auction to benefit the Nashville Humane Association. In addition to dinner and drinks, there will be a couture-inspired dog walk down the catwalk. Loveable pups, all of which are up for adoption at NHA, will strut their stuff. Bring your dog and your friends and enjoy this signature event. nashvillehumane.org

MLK Day Nashville | January 18. 2016

Join the Nashville community as we honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for this national day of community, which is grounded in the teachings of nonviolence and social justice taught by Dr. King. With events throughout the day, there are opportunities to learn and to give back. The Ceremonial March will begin at 10:15 a.m., and will take participants from Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church to TSU. mlkdaynashville.com

First Saturday Art Crawl | First Saturday January-December

From January –through December, we find ourselves looking forward to the first Saturday of each month, when we have an excuse to check out our favorite galleries around downtown. Each month, we will be stopping by The Arts CompanyRymer GalleryTinney ContemporaryHatch Show Print’s Haley Gallery, and dozens of additional galleries for their new exhibits! This event is free. www.nashvilledowntown.com