Hopefully the rain holds off for some of these fun outdoor activities this weekend! If not, make sure to check out our Rainy Day post.
Friday, August 8:
- String City at the Main Library– Enjoy a puppet show about the history of country music and how Nashville came to be Music City. I haven’t seen this, but I’ve heard it is really good. We may check it out today if the rain gets us. :) Starts at 10 and 11:30.
- Williamson County Fair– It’s the last weekend to enjoy the fair. There are plenty of things for kids to enjoy- rides, farming, ponies. Gates open at 6.
- Art Making in the Lobby– Visitors can create their own artwork in response to the Frist’s exhibitions. They provide the supplies for free. Starts at 6.
- Member Night at the Zoo- It’s members only from 6-8 tonight at the Zoo. There will be special Keeper Talks, free train and carousel rides, and other fun things.
- Full Moon Pickin’ Party at Warner Park- Music, food, and fun for the entire family. Tickets can be purchased here. Starts at 7.
- Sounds game at 6:05. Stay for fireworks after the game!
- Lawn chair Theatre– Starting at 8, bring the family to Leiper’s Fork to enjoy The Croods. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, but no coolers. They will have concessions available.
Saturday, August 9:
- Tomato Art Fest in East Nashville- Come out and enjoy celebrating the Tomato all day with live music, parades, costume contests, vendors, and so much more. There will be plenty of stuff for kids all day. Plus, they even have a diaper changing station (score!). Check out the website for more details- there’s too much to post here!
- Williamson County Fair– It’s the last weekend to enjoy the fair. There are plenty of things for kids to enjoy- rides, farming, ponies. Gates open at 10am.
- Fruits and Veggies Here and Now– Kids 9-13 can learn all about eating in season and make a delicious treat at Williams-Sonoma in Green Hills. Starts at 10.
- String City at the Main Library– Enjoy a puppet show about the history of country music and how Nashville came to be Music City. Starts at 10 and 11:30.
- Parnassus Books’ Story Time- A secret entrance, a cool train table, and a story! Starts at 10:30.
- Family Day at Oz- A full day of arts activities designed to spark creativity in families. Dan Zanes will be performing. Starts at 12. Purchase tickets here.
- Sounds game at 6:35. Stay for fireworks after the game!
- Outdoor Movie at the Belcourt- Bring your blanket and chairs to see High Noon starting at 8:05. It’s free!
Sunday, August 10:
- Kids’ Yoga– EPIC yoga in Brentwood is hosting a yoga class for ages 6-16. Starts at 3pm.
- National S’More Day Hike– Hike the hills of Owl’s Hill Sanctuary then enjoy a delicious treat. Gates open at 5. Registration appreciated.
- Sounds game at 6:35.
If you’re looking for things to do during the week, make sure to check out the Nashville Mom calendar.
If you have an event that you would like added to the calendar please email nashvillemomblog[at]gmail[dot]com. Thanks!