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Tuesdays for Tots: Crafty ‘Crow

@ Cheekwood,

Create a scarecrow book in the studio, then head outside to the gardens to explore the scarecrows on display. Ages 3 – 5.

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

Best Bets This Week →

23rd Annual Daniel Smith Colonial Days

@ Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

Jack and the Beanstalk

@ The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

FREE College Fair

@ CoolSprings Galleria, Franklin

Predators Hockey

@ Bridgestone Arena,

Arts Entertainment →

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

@ TPAC's Polk Theater, Nashville

FREE Kid’s Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

Del McCoury Band

@ War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville

FirstBank Pops Series: The Music of Queen

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Planning Ahead →

Manga Drawing

@ Longview Recreation Center, Spring Hill

FREE After-School Explorers

@ Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Kreative Kids

@ Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Butterfly Day

@ Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Sunday, September 21

St. Luke Catholic Church, Smyrna

Your family can have fun with games, live music, food vendor booths, inflatables, a silent auction, bake sale and more. All ages.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

All ages can enjoy this 18th century re-enactment and colonial fair that includes demonstrations, children’s games, period artisans, music, food and more.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Living History Ages: All ages

Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

Enjoy a day of 18th century fun at Historic Rock Castle in Hendersonville.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Public Square Park, Nashville

Adults can enjoy a variety of cooking classes and workshops led by world-renowned chefs, wine and food tastings, entertainment and more.

$$$ Categories: Ages: Parents Only

Hadley Park, Nashville

Enjoy African-American culture through live music, food and stage shows presenting poetry, rap, reggae, blues, jazz, gospel, R&B, drama and more, including an art show and storytelling in the children’s pavilion. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Music Ages: All ages

Various Locations, Nashville

Enjoy a variety of live performances by a wide range of artists at different music venues in town during the Americana Music Association’s annual conference.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater, Nashville

This musical revue is a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and ’30s who were part of the Harlem Renaissance, an era of growing creativity, cultural awareness and ethnic pride. Ages 12 and older.    

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

First Presbyterian Church, Brentwood

Pianist Jerry Reed presents a “Prayers & Meditations” performance. All ages.

Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

This musical tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music. Ages 12 and older. Read our review here.          

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

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

A story comes to life about magical helpers, princesses and tests of valor centering around an unlikely hero who makes fools of those who make fun of him by means of a golden goose. Afterward, head up to the studio to make metallic works of art using foil and markers. All ages.

Categories: Art, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: All ages

The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

Support the youth cast in the Sunshine Players in Murfreesboro during this stage presentation of a classic tale.

$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

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The Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury

Considered one of the funniest farces ever written, this three-act play follows a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop. Ages 10 and older.  

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

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The Larry Keeton Theatre, Nashville

This musical satire on American society in 1958 was inspired by Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the U.S. Army. Ages 8 and older.    

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: 6 - 8 Years, Teens

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Hendersonville Performing Arts Center, Hendersonville

This Marvin Hamlisch musical centers on 17 Broadway dancers auditioning for roles while providing a glimpse into their personalities and events that shaped their lives and decisions to become dancers. Ages 10 and older.      

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

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Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

This play follows the rivalry between two gangs — the poor Greasers and the rich Socs — and the drama that unfolds when one gang member kills a member of the other. Ages 12 and older.

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

Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro

This musical with music by Cy Coleman and book by Neil Simon follows the ups and downs of an ever-hopeful dancer-for hire. Ages 12 and older.    

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

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Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro

This suspenseful play by Frederick Knott is about a blind housewife who becomes the target of three con men searching for heroin hidden in a doll, which her husband innocently transported from Canada as a favor to a woman who has since been murdered. Ages 10 and older.  

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

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Lakewood Theatre Company, Nashville

This play follows the rivalry between two gangs — the poor Greasers and the rich Socs — and the drama that unfolds when one gang member kills a member of the other. Ages 12 and older.

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

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Springhouse Theatre Company, Smyrna

This musical based on the 1952 film depicts 1920s Hollywood and three stars portraying performers caught in the transition from silent films to “talkies.” Ages 4 and older.    

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

See your favorite World Wrestling Entertainment superstars in action, including John Cena, Randy Orton (pictured), The Wyatt Family, The Authority, Sheamus and more. All ages.

$$ Categories: Sports Ages: All ages