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Nashville Weekend Happenings: August 18-21

Friday, August 18th:

Italian Light’s Festival

  • When: August 18th-21st
  • Where: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
  • What: Experience culture and cuisine of the old Country through 4 days of Italian food, wine, music and arts. Free concerts, authentic dining experiences, family and kid’s activities

Zoovie Friday

  • When: August 18th at 6 p.m.
  • Where: Nashville Zoo
  • What: Inflatables, games, face painting, and outdoor screening of Shrek

Saturday, August 19th:

Italian Light’s Festival

  • When: August 18th-21st
  • Where: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
  • What: Experience culture and cuisine of the old Country through 4 days of Italian food, wine, music and arts. Free concerts, authentic dining experiences, family and kid’s activities

Sweet Corn Festival at Lucky Ladd Farms

  • When: August 19th
  • Where: Lucky Ladd Farms
  • What: Enjoy late summer fun with corn eating, corn shucking contests and sweet corn selfie competition

National Honey Bee Day at Glen Leven Farms

  • When: August 19th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: Glen Leven Farms
  • What: Children can plant a native wildflower to take home as well as view bees in action. Glen Leven Farm Raw Honey will be available for purchase

Music City Solar Eclipse Festival and Viewing Party 

  • When: August 19th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Adventure Science Center
  • What: Come learn more on the solar eclipse and the technology used to study them. Games, activities, live music, and more!

Sunday, August 20th:

Italian Light’s Festival

  • When: August 18th-21st
  • Where: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
  • What: Experience culture and cuisine of the old Country through 4 days of Italian food, wine, music and arts. Free concerts, authentic dining experiences, family and kid’s activities

Nashville Ballet Auditions

  • When: Sundays (August 20, August 27, and September 10) 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Nashville Ballet Studio A (3630 Redmon Street, Nashville, TN 37209)
  • What: Children ages 7 to 11 are invited to audition to perform in Nashville’s Nutrcracker: Celebrating 10 years! this December. Dance experience in not required. Click here for more information

Monday, August 21st: Solar Eclipse 

Music City Solar Eclipse Festival and Viewing Party 

  • When: August 19th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Adventure Science Center
  • What: Come learn more on the solar eclipse and the technology used to study them. Games, activities, live music, and more!

Italian Light’s Festival

  • When: August 18th-21st
  • Where: Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
  • What: Experience culture and cuisine of the old Country through 4 days of Italian food, wine, music and arts. Free concerts, authentic dining experiences, family and kid’s activities. The festival ends with a Solar Eclipse viewing party.

For more information on the Solar Eclipse and local events, check out our Mom’s Guide

 

 

 

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