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Wilson County Fair Boys

EDITOR’S PICK: Wilson County Fair

@ Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon

The biggest county fair in Middle Tennessee has the largest Midway with four new rides this year, including a Tea Cup ride for little kids, live music, animal shows, lots of competitions, food, and more. New this year are the Circle C Racing Pigs and Doodles the Clown. All ages.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

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EDITOR’S PICK: Wilson County Fair

@ Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon

Arts & Entertainment →

T. Graham Brown

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

FREE Williamson County Community Band

@ Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin

Larry Keeton Live Music Series

@ The Larry Keeton Theater,

Counting Crows & Rob Thomas

@ Ascend Amphitheater,

Must RSVP Events →

FREE Hummingbird Celebration (Registration Required)

@ Warner Park Nature Center, Nashville

FREE Music Together Class (Registration Required)

@ In Harmony Music at Renee's Groove Room, Nashville

FREE Pizza & Pages

@ Brentwood Library, Brentwood

FREE Taste of Akiva (Registration Required)

@ Akiva School, Nashville

Library Events →

Middle Tennessee Library Storytimes

Ongoing Activities →

Check out the ongoing events happening in Middle Tennessee every day!

The Dailies

Thursday, August 25

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In Harmony Music at Renee's Groove Room, Nashville

Experience an introductory parent/tot Music Together session that includes music, movement and instrument play. Ages 6 months – 5 years.

RSVP Categories: Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Williamson County Public Library, Franklin

Stories, puppets, songs, finger plays and more. Ages 3 – 5.

Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin

Parents and their little ones can have fun bonding while doing gentle yoga stretches and poses. Ages 2 – 5.

$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Learn to follow directions, participate in a group environment, improve coordination and practice good sportsmanship. Ages 3 – 5.

$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Parnassus Books, Nashville

Enjoy an afternoon snack and a story. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

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Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Enjoy all-things Doctor Who while making a craft and enjoying snacks. Ages 13 and older.

Categories: Ages: Teens

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Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Explore the mysteries of the Murfree Spring wetland through this guided activity. All ages.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

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Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon

The biggest county fair in Middle Tennessee has lots of fun for little kids, including rides, shows & animal encounters.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Tequila Cowboy, Nashville

An evening of mechanical bull riding, heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and more. Proceeds benefit Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee. Ages 21 and older.

$$ Categories: Ages: Adults

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The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

Focus on choreography and skills to pick up dance routines. Ages 7 and older.

Categories: Dance Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre

This play is about a guy who has trouble with the girl of his dreams in that she’s just that — a dream. She only exists in his imagination and the picture frames he bought at Walmart. Ages 10 and older.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Adults, Teens

Public Square Park, Nashville

A night of music by The Record Company, Kurt Vile & The Violators and Dawes. All ages.

Categories: Music Ages: All ages

The Grand Lodge of Tennessee, Nashville

This four-day workshop offers a method toward deep and lasting personal transformation using a system addressing all aspects of human well-being: from body, mind and emotion to the fundamental life energy within us. Hours are Thu – Fri 6:30 – 9:45 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Ages… Read more »

RSVP $$$ Categories: Ages: Adults, Teens

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Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Inspired by James Cameron’s movie Avatar, this multimedia show featuring colorful costumes, acrobats and other visual delights envisions a world thousands of years before the events depicted in the movie. All ages.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

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Centennial Park Band Shelter, Nashville

Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents the Bard’s popular murderous tale at Centennial Park.

Categories: Theater Ages: Adults, Teens

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Looby Theater, Nashville

Street Theatre Company presents this theatrical comedy that satirizes the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement and municipal politics. Ages 14 and older.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: Adults, Teens

Friday, August 26

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The Fairgrounds, Nashville

Find treasures among 2,000 booths with this month’s market theme, “Americana Cool.” All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages