We may have to wait until March 20 for the official arrival of the new season, but we believe spring has already sprung. The month ahead promises all the things we love most about the season: the (hopeful) departure of winter temperatures, St. Patrick’s Day and plenty of food and music festivals. Take full advantage of these 21 action-packed events happening in March!
20 Nashville Events & Happenings: March 2020
March 1, 2020: Teddy Bear Clinic, Presented by Swauger Pediatric Dentistry
The Nashville Zoo invites your children to bring their stuffed animals in for a routine checkup from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 1. The event features animal artifacts and learning experiences with zoo employees, crafts, veterinarian dress-up, a photo booth and more. After each checkup, children also receive a Beary Good Health certificate. This event is free with zoo admission and registration is not needed. Visit nashvillezoo.org for more information.
March 5, 2020: Community Wine Tasting at Deacon’s New South
Indulge in delicious Cabernets at Deacon’s New South on March 5 at 5:30 p.m. The selected wines show the complexities of grapes grown in different climates, such as France, California, Italy and Argentina. A variety of appetizers are also provided during the event. Tickets are $10, and 100 percent of the proceeds go toward tornado relief efforts. eventbrite.com
March 7 – April 19, 2020: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Head over to the Nashville Children’s Theatre March 7 through April 19 for its latest production, The Teddy Bears’ Picnic. As problems arise for the Bear Family, audience members assist in saving the day. Performance times vary, but a full schedule is available at nashvillechildrenstheatre.com. Individual tickets are $12, NCT members can purchase a four-pack for $35, or non-members can buy a four-pack for $42.
March 7 – April 5, 2020: Cheekwood in Bloom
Celebrate spring with thousands of blooming bulbs at Cheekwood! This event features a wide variety of colorful flowers, including snowdrops, crocus, hyacinth, daffodils and more. Bring the whole family to the garden during normal business hours and experience springtime in a one-of-a-kind way. Tickets are free for members or included with general admission for non-members. cheekwood.org
March 8, 2020: Taste of Williamson
Get a taste of Williamson’s County’s tastiest dishes on March 8 at Taste of Williamson. Taking place at CoolSprings Galleria from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., attendees can indulge in offerings from local eateries, meet chefs and enjoy live music as they walk through the event. Early bird tickets are $35 and include admission to the event and two beverage tickets. To purchase tickets and receive more information, visit tasteofwilliamson.com.
March 10 & 11, 2020: E.J. Sain Estate Jewelry Buying Event
E.J. Sain hosts two representatives from a 125-year-old NYC firm specializing in high-end estate jewelry March 10 and 11. This is the perfect opportunity to bring in jewelry pieces that no longer fit your lifestyle – or you simply no longer wish to keep – for an assessment and offer to purchase. Items containing diamonds and precious stones as well as signed jewelry by Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Mauboussin and other major houses are of particular interest. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Call E.J. Sain to schedule your appointment. ejsain.com
March 12, 2020: Open House at Cool Springs Plastic Surgery
Cool Springs Plastic Surgery is hosting its 2nd annual open house event on March 12 at noon. Attendees can participate in giveaways, enjoy exclusive savings and witness live demonstrations of non-surgical treatments. The facility offers tours so guests can meet the staff and take a complimentary skin analysis. Food and wine are also available to top off this fun event. Call to reserve your spot and receive a $25 gift card at the door on the day of the event! coolspringsplasticsurgery.net
March 12, 2020: Beer 101 Class at City Winery
Become the beer aficionado you’ve always wanted to be with City Winery’s Beer 101 Class. Starting at 6:30 p.m. on March 12, attendees can learn about the various styles and families of beers, its history and brewing process and be given ideas for pairing beer. Registration is $35 and includes a cheese plate and six beer samples. To sign up for the class, visit citywinery.com. (Note: This event is 21+).
March 13 – 15, 2020: Nashville Home + Remodeling Expo
The Nashville Home + Remodeling Expo returns to the Music City Center on March 13 through 15. Attendees can peruse hundred of home-related products and services, get inspired by displays, talk to industry experts and attend informative presentations. The event begins at 10 a.m. each day, and early bird tickets are $10. nashvillehomeandremodelingexpo.com
March 14, 2020: GasLamp’s Sweet 16 Celebration
What better way to mark 16 years in business than with a birthday party?! Join GasLamp Antiques and GasLamp Too on March 14 at 10 a.m. for delicious treats, entertainment, giveaways and seasonal sales. Visit facebook.com for additional information.
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March 14, 2020: The Bloody Mary Festival
Join some of your favorite Nashville restaurants as they serve up one of brunch’s favorite cocktails: Bloody Marys. Tickets start at $47.50 and include tastes of all participating cocktails, food and beverages from local restaurants, a vote for your favorite Bloody, temporary tattoos and photo ops. Participating restaurants include Parson’s Chicken & Fish, Tavern, Whiskey Kitchen, The Loveless Cafe and many more. The event takes place at Track One and begins at noon. thebloodymaryfest.com
March 17, 2020: Preds & Threads Fashion Show
Join the Nashville Predators for its second annual Preds & Threads event on March 17 at 6:15 p.m. Dressed in their best threads, your favorite Predators strut across the Smashville catwalk. Before the show, guests are invited to a cocktail reception with Predators coaching staff, broadcasters and alumni as well as a silent auction with a buffet-style dinner. VIP guests are also invited to an after-party with the hockey team post-fashion show. Tickets for the event start at $150 and benefit the Predators Foundation. nhl.com
March 18, 2020: 18th Annual “An Affair of the Hat”
Stacey Rhodes Boutique hosts its annual “An Affair of the Hat” on March 18 at 5 p.m., where attendees are invited to the unveiling of designer Derby hats. Featuring famous milliner Carol Carr, guests are also encouraged to bring their dress into the store so designers can style the perfect hat. Wine and champagne are available to shoppers, and proceeds from each sale benefit The TJ Martell Foundation. Visit staceyrhodesboutique.com for additional details.
March 20 – 22, 2020: Vintage Market Days® of Nashville presents “Wish”
Celebrate spring as Vintage Market Days® returns to the fairgrounds on March 20 through 22 for its “Wish” market. The event features 100+ vendors, including interior designers, decorators, antiques, clothing, jewelry and more. Attendees can also enjoy a variety of delicious treats and are invited to DIY clinics, giveaways and games. Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
March 21, 2020: Lovefest at Jackalope Brewing Company
Join Jackalope Brewing Company in the official launch of its Lovebird Strawberry Raspberry Wheat Beer! Head over to The Ranch taproom from noon to 10 p.m. for live music from Hot Sweetness and the Tang, a puppy kissing booth, new Lovebird merchandise and local vendors with Lovebird-inspired offerings. The event is free to attend. jackalopebrew.com
March 14 – 28, 2020: Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival
Tin Pan South is back for its 28th year March 24 through 28. Featuring 400+ songwriters, this event takes place at various music venues around town, including 3rd and Lindsley, City Winery, Douglas Corner Cafe and more. Fast passes for the event start at $120 and at-the-door admission starts at $10. For the full schedule and lineup, visit tinpansouth.com.
March 26 – 29, 2020: Southern Women’s Show
Head down to the Music City Center March 26 through 29 for one of the South’s largest shopping events of the year. The Southern Women’s Show features hundreds of boutiques selling fashionable clothing, trendy jewelry, delicious treats, and health and beauty products. The event also features fashion shows, chefs and celebrity guests. General admission tickets start at $13. southernshows.com
March 26, 2020 through April 5, 2020: Mary Poppins at TPAC
The Nashville Repertory Theatre presents Mary Poppins at TPAC March 26 through April 5. Audience members become part of the magic as the famous nanny takes the Banks children on the adventure of a lifetime. Tickets start at $45, and performance times vary. tpac.org
March 27 – 29, 2020: Witherspoon Spring Home Tour
See the latest in luxury construction design and finishes at the Witherspoon Spring Home Tour on March 27 through 29. The three-day event features approximately 12 new luxury homes, including a fully furnished model home and several staged homes in different phases of construction. While touring each house, eventgoers are able to register to win a $500 Nordstrom gift card. Additionally, the first 150 attendees on March 28 receive a free lunch from one of the on-site food trucks. The event is free to attend. witherspoonbrentwood.com
March 30 – April 4, 2020: Nashville Fashion Week
Nashville Fashion Week hosts its 10-year celebration March 30 to April 4. From runway shows to learning labs and discussions with industry professionals, 80+ events fill the schedule. The various events celebrate Music City’s booming fashion and retail community and the variety of talent within it. Local, regional and national designers are featured in the lineup. Tickets are available now and benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Times, locations and ticket prices vary. Visit nashvillefashionweek.com to see the full schedule.
Happy March, Nashville!
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