Things To Do

RP Fall Kids Fest

FREE Fall Kids Fest

@ The Avenue Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro

Join Rutherford Parent during its premier outdoor fall family festival featuring live stage performances, children’s entertainers, a costume parade, pumpkin decorating, treats, face painting, prize giveaways, vendor booths and more. Treat stations will be set up from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

Autumn in the Oaks

@ Oaklands Historic House Museum, Murfreesboro

Full Moon Pickin’ Party

@ Warner Parks Equestrian Center, Nashville

FREE Fall Kids Fest

@ The Avenue Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro

FREE Haunted Museum

@ Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

Arts Entertainment →

Ain’t Misbehavin’

@ Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater, Nashville

FREE Courtyard Concert

@ Nashville Public Library, Nashville

FREE Cannonsburgh Concert Series

@ Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro

Evil Dead the Musical

@ TPAC's Polk Theater, Nashville

Planning Ahead →

Taekwondo Club

@ Fairview Recreation Complex, Fairview

Drawing for Beginners

@ Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin

FREE Family Camp Night

@ Bells Bend Outdoor Center, Nashville

Learn to Ice Skate

@ A-Game Skate Academy, Franklin

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Wednesday, October 1

Oaklands Historic House Museum, Murfreesboro

Explore chores from the 19th century at Oaklands in Murfreesboro.

$ Categories: Living History Ages: All ages

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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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Nashville Public Library, Nashville

Parents and their little ones can enjoy bonding time while listening to stories. Ages 0 – 3.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years

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Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Ages 3 – 5 can listen to stories, sing songs and participate in crafts.

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

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Belleuve Branch Library, Nashville

Ages 3 – 5 can enjoy stories, singing, finger plays and more at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

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

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Edmondson Branch Library, Nashville

Preschoolers can enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and more at 10 and 11 a.m.

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

Sam Davis Home, Smyrna

A House in Mourning opens today. See the house prepared for a funeral, with mirrors draped in black cloth and clocks stopped at the time of death. View mourning artifacts and learn the history of this practice to respect and grieve for the deceased. The exhibit continues through Friday, Oct. 31. Hours are Mon –… Read more »

$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sam Davis Home, Smyrna

Cult of Mourning showcases the house prepared for a funeral with draped mirrors and stopped clocks. View mourning artifacts and learn the history of this custom that was popular from 1850 – 1890. The exhibit continues Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. through Oct. 31. All ages.

$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Fairview Recreation Complex, Fairview

This program focuses on gross motor development, listening skills and safety. Wednesdays, Oct. 1 – 29. Ages 2 – 3.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years

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Hendersonville Public Library, Hendersonville

Parents and their little ones can enjoy a lapsit storytime. Ages 0 – 24 months.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months

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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

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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Goodlettsville Branch Libary, Goodlettsville

Ages 3 – 5 can listen to stories, enjoy songs and participate in crafts.

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

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Green Hills Branch Library, Nashville

Ages 3 – 5 can participate in craft activities and listen to stories.

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

Fairview Recreation Complex, Fairview

Learn to stay safe while developing self-confidence and learning how to avoid dangerous situations. Wednesdays, Oct. 1 – 29. Ages 3 – 5.

RSVP $$ Categories: Health and Safety 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

RiverGate Mall, Goodlettsville

Honk horns and explore trucks and vehicles of all shapes and sizes. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

French-American cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins the Nashville Symphony to play works by Brahms and Elgar. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages