Things To Do

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FREE String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

@ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

This hour-long history of country music and Nashville’s transformation is told through a variety of marionettes and other puppets (limited seating). All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

Predators Hockey

@ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Turkey Day

@ Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

FREE String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

@ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

FREE 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin Annual Illumination

@ Eastern Flank Battlefield Park, Franklin

Arts Entertainment →

FREE Music in the Vines

@ Arrington Vineyards, Arrington

The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

@ The Franklin Theatre, Franklin

Romulus Hunt

@ Noah Liff Center, Nashville

Cheekwood Concert Series: Craig Duncan

@ Cheekwood, Nashville

Planning Ahead →

Breakfast with Santa

@ Dave and Busters at Opry Mills, Nashville

FREE Nature Center Storytime

@ Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

Breakfast with Santa

@ The Aquarium at Opry Mills, Nashville

FREE Lowe’s Kids Clinic

@ Lowe's, Nashville

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Wednesday, November 26

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Bass Pro Shop, Nashville

Bass Pro Shop offers lots of holiday fun this season with the return of Santa’s Wonderland. More than 3,500 square feet of space heralds child-like Christmas cheer with several free activities every day for all ages to enjoy. Mingle with elves, write (and mail) letters to St. Nick, participate in holiday craft activities, take aim… Read more »

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Malls in Middle Tennessee, Nashville

Click the website link for a list of Santa’s hours this season at local malls in Middle Tennessee. All ages.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Whole Foods, Franklin

Kids can enjoy fun music and movement with one of Nashville’s own.

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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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

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The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Ages 4 – 7 with a parent  can listen to a story followed by a hike on the trails.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

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Sports*Com, Murfreesboro

Learn the basics of tumbling techniques while improving balance and coordination. Ages 3 – 5.

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

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Gallatin Public Library, Gallatin

Preschoolers can enjoy music appreciation, songs and learning through playing with musical instruments. Ages 3 – 5.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Liberty Hall at The Factory, Franklin

Jim Lauderdale hosts a night of live music by bands playing an array of genres. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

City Winery, Nashville

Enjoy a night of rock ‘n roll. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Thursday, November 27

D1 Sports, Franklin

Start the holiday off with exercise during this race benefiting Graceworks Ministries. All ages.

$$ Categories: Fitness, Fundraisers Ages: All ages

MTSU Track and Soccer Stadium, Murfreesboro

Participate in a four-mile run through Murfreesboro to benefit The Family Center, a local organization that helps abused children. All ages.

$$ Categories: Fundraisers Ages: All ages

The Temple, Nashville

Participate in a five-mile race down Belle Meade Boulevard to raise money for local homeless charities. All ages.

$$ Categories: Fundraisers Ages: All ages

Nashville Rescue Mission, Nashville

Choose a four- or eight-mile course and run to raise money for Nashville Rescue Mission. All ages.

$$ Categories: Fundraisers Ages: All ages

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Participate in arts and crafts activities. Ages 2 – 5.

RSVP $ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Learn the alphabet through songs, crafts, stories and more. Ages 2 – 5.

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

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

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

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

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Participate in fun fitness activities. Ages 5 – 15.

RSVP $ Categories: Fitness Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, Teens

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Participate in fitness activities. Ages 3 – 5.

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

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville

Enjoy a stage production of Charles Dickens’ holiday tale. All ages.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday, Theater Ages: All ages

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater, Nashville

This stage comedy is set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, and is a satire on small-town life. The show’s 22 eccentric characters are played by two men. All ages.    

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages