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FREE Private School Fair

@ Adventure Science Center, Nashville

There’s a bevy of independent school choices in Middle Tennessee, and you can learn more about many of them during Nashville Parent’s annual Private School Fair.  Representatives from area schools will be on site to speak one-on-one with parents and prospective students about everything their schools have to offer from academics and financial aid to athletics and arts programs. All ages. Sponsored by The Maids.

Below are the schools attending:
Battle Ground Academy
Benton Hall Academy
Currey Ingram Academy
Davidson Academy
Donelson Christian Academy
Father Ryan High School
Franklin Road Academy
Goodpasture Christian School
Linden Waldorf School
Lipscomb Academy
Montgomery Bell Academy
Nashville Christian School
Overbrook School
Pope John Paul II High School
St. Ann School
St. Cecilia Academy
St. Edward School
The Webb School
University School of Nashville
and more!

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

Children’s Nutcracker Auditions

@ The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet, Nashville

Early Explorers

@ Adventure Science Center, Nashville

FREE Private School Fair

@ Adventure Science Center, Nashville

Arts & Entertainment →

Spanish Nights

@ Cheekwood, Nashville

FREE Kid’s Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

The Mousetrap

@ Encore Theatre Company, Mount Juliet

Americana Fest

@ Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville

Must RSVP Events →

Telescope Night

@ Dyer Observatory, Brentwood

Parents’ Night Out: Culture Night

@ Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

FREE Harvest Moon Hike

@ Warner Park Nature Center, Nashville

TNLAX Fall Ball League

@ Harpeth Hall School, Nashville

Library Events →

Middle Tennessee Library Storytimes

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Tuesday, September 1

Dyer Observatory, Brentwood

All ages can tour the Dyer Observatory and talk with astronomers.

RSVP Categories: Science Ages: All ages

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Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Preschoolers and parents can participate in a themed educational program. Ages 3 – 5.

$ Categories: Parents' Night Out Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Cheekwood, Nashville

Stop by the Learning Center’s studio for arts and crafts activities. Ages 3 – 5.

$$ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: All ages

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Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Participate in science experiments with the staff. All ages.

$ Categories: Museum Events, Science Ages: All ages

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Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Students in Grades K – 2 can explore the world through books, games, activities and crafts.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

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The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

Learn how to write different styles of poetry and how to perform poetry readings. Ages 13 – 17.

Categories: Ages: Teens

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The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

Learn theatrical set design by creating an environment in diorama style. Ages 8 and older.

Categories: Art, Classes, Theater Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Green Door Gourmet, Nashville

Leanne Brown, author of Good & Cheap, a book filled with recipes designed to allow you to eat on $4 a day, signs copies of her book. The ticket gets you a meet and greet, the book and recipe tastings. An additional book will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank beneficiaries. All ages.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

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The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Learn campground etiquette and Leave No Trace outdoor ethics. This program is required prior to camping in the park.Ages 6 and older.

RSVP Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

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The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

Learn about building and set-making skills for theatrical shows, and participate in creating sets for Perform Murfreesboro productions. Ages 12 and older (including adults).

Categories: Classes, Theater Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Jake Owen hosts this event recognizing special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Performances include Jason Aldean, Roy Clark and Miranda Lambert. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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First Tennessee Park, Nashville

Cheer for the Nashville Sounds when they challenge the Round Rock Express. All ages.

$$ Categories: Sports Ages: All ages

Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville

A night of rock music with special guests Blackberry Smoke and Goodbye June. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Wednesday, September 2

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

This parent-tot class is designed to get you moving while engaging gross motor skills. Ages 9 months – 2 years.

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Fitness Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years

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Sports*Com, Murfreesboro

Play games, make music and enjoy bonding time through drumming. Ages 3 – 5.

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

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The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Learn to love the wilderness! Kids ages 1 – 4 with a parent can discover the wonders of nature featuring a different animal every week.

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

Whole Foods, Franklin

Mare Wakefield performs music for kids at Whole Foods in Franklin.

Categories: Music Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Run, jump and play while learning balance, coordination, listening and taking turns. Ages 3 – 5.

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Fitness Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Martin Center for Nashville Ballet, Nashville

Members of Nashville Ballet present this interactive storytime that teaches dances from the company’s own production of Peter Pan. Ages 5 and younger.

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