Category Archives: Weekend Happenings

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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Nashville Weekend Happenings: August 4-6

Friday, August 4th: Williamson County Fair Where: The Williamson County Agricultural Expo Park When: August 4, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. What: The Williamson County Fair kicks off this weekend with farm animals, carnival rides, concerts and much more! The Wilco Fair will run through August 12th. Tennessee Titan’s Training Practice Where: Centennial High School in Franklin,… Continue Reading

Nashville Weekend Happenings: April 28-30

  Saturday, April 29: 34th Annual Main Street Festival Where: Main Street, Historic Downtown Franklin When: 10:00-6:00 Family-friendly fun! Enjoy food, music, arts & crafts, and other awesome vendors and activities. Bootcamp & Babysitters Where: McCabe Community Center When: 10:00 Join iStroll Nashville for bootcamp while SMS® Nashville watches the kiddos! Sunday, April 30: 34th Annual Main… Continue Reading

Nashville Weekend Happenings: June 3-5

  Friday, June 3: Red Caboose Concert Series– Red Caboose Park, 7:00 Saturday, June 4: 100 Donuts for 100 Births– Baby+Co, 10:00 Safety Day– Adventure Science Center, 10:00 Musicians Corner– Centennial Park, 12:00 Sunday, June 5: Dragon Music Sunday– Dragon Park, 4:00 Looking for other things to do? A great place to start is our… Continue Reading

Nashville Weekend Happenings: May 27-29

  Friday, May 27: Zoovie Night– Nashville Zoo, 6:00 Saturday, May 28: Musicians Corner– Centennial Park, 12:00 Zzzoofari Slumber– Nashville Zoo, 4:00 Sunday, May 29: Dragon Music Sunday– Dragon Park, 4:00 Looking for other things to do? A great place to start is our Things To Do tab!       Be a friend and… Continue Reading

Nashville Weekend Happenings: May 20-22

  Friday, May 20: Musicians Corner – Centennial Park, 5:00 Rich Hippies Grand Opening Pizza Party– Rich Hippies Germantown, 6:00 Saturday, May 21: Mamas, Mimosas & Makers– 10:00 Degas & the Little Dancer– Nashville Ballet, 10:00 Little Labs– Adventure Science Center, 11:00 Musicians Corner– Centennial Park, 12:00 Sunday, May 22: Degas & the Little Dancer– Nashville… Continue Reading

Nashville Weekend Happenings: May 13-15

Friday, May 13: Musiciansy, May 14: Corner– Centennial Park, 5:00 Saturda Strawberry Festival & Parade– Portland Chamber of Commerce, 7:00 Cardio Barre Spring Block Party– Cardio Barre Nashville, 9:00 Degas & the Little Dancer– Nashville Ballet, 10:00 Musicians Corner– Centennial Park, 12:00 Iroquois Steeplechase– Percy Warner Park, 1:00 Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival– Westhaven, 3:00… Continue Reading

Nashville Weekend Happenings: May 6-8

Top Picks: You know we love 12 South and Sevier Park Fest is the icing on the cake! Stop by for amazing live music, awesome vendors, and more fun than you can handle. Friday, May 6: Free Admission to Cheekwood– Cheekwood, all day! Mommy & Me Barre Stretch Class– Neighborhood Barre, 8:30 Saturday, May 7:… Continue Reading

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