For those of you sticking around town for Memorial Day weekend, here are some fun things for you to check out!
- Wild Animal Babies at Shelby Bottoms Nature Center. Registration is required. Ages 3-5 can learn about all the babies being born and hatched this time of year.
- Cheekwood’s new exhibit, “Big Bugs” opens today. Take the whole family to check it out!
- Zzzoofari Slumber at the Nashville Zoo– Families with children ages 4-12 can camp overnight in the zoo! There will be a variety of activities throughout the night and breakfast in the morning. You can register online.
- Kid’s Construction Expo at Lucky Ladd Farms– Kids can help Digger Dan operate the equipment. Hard hats and goggles will be provided but you MUST wear closed toe shoes. Open:10-noon and 3-5.
- Three Little Pigs at The Belcourt– The show starts at 10am. You can purchase advance tickets online.
- Making Appalachian and Old-Time Music at the Country Music HOF– Ages 5-12 can learn about Appalachian music and try their hand at playing spoons, washboards, cowbells, and other instruments. Starts at 10:30.
- Musicians Corner– Enjoy free live music at Centennial Park. There will be fun activities for the kids in Kidsville. Pre-show starts at 12, music starts at 1:30.
- Picking and Picnicing at Shelby Bottoms- Pack your picnic basket and bring a string instrument (if you want to “pick”) or just come and relax while enjoying the music. Starts at 12.
- Nashville Shores is officially open and there are fireworks today! Fireworks start at dusk.
- Paint with a Princess at Brushfire Pottery Studio– Paint a princess piece and then sing with Elsa. Please RSVP. Starts at 11:30.
May 26: I didn’t find any special events going on, but here are some fun things to try out with the kids…
- Check out DinoTrek at the Nashville Zoo
- Go zip lining at Adventureworks
- Visit Nashville Shores to cool off
- Visit the Frist and take the kids up to the Martin ArtQuest gallery
- Don’t go to Cheekwood. They’re closed.
- Visit the Tennessee capitol building for a history lesson. Then head to Bicentennial Mall State Park to burn off some energy.
- Do a science experiment at Adventure Science Center
- Go on a family picnic at your local park
- Visit Percy Priest Lake for some fun in the sun.
- Bike down one of Nashville’s greenways
- Visit the sprayground at Cumberland Park
What are you up to with the family this weekend?
If you’re looking for things to do during the week, make sure to check out the Nashville Mom calendar.
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