Things To Do

Brett James

Songwriters Under the Stars

@ Cheekwood, Nashville

A 14-piece orchestra backs local songwriters Brett James, Jessi Alexander and Kyle Jacobs for a night of al fresco music. Bring low back lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and non-alcoholic drinks. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

My Gym Halloween Party

@ My Gym, Brentwood

FREE Fall Kids Fest

@ The Avenue Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro

FREE Haunted Museum

@ Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

Titans Football

@ LP Field, Nashville

Arts Entertainment →

Wilco

@ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Daughtry

@ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Leon Russell

@ City Winery, Nashville

Give Thanks Concert

@ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Planning Ahead →

FREE Family Camp Night

@ Bells Bend Outdoor Center, Nashville

A Frightful Night

@ Sam Davis Home, Smyrna

Acrylic Painting on Canvas

@ Franklin Recreation Complex, Franklin

Superhero Training Class

@ Sports*Com, Murfreesboro

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Wednesday, October 22

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Various Locations, Nashville

Middle Tennessee has several pumpkin farms offering fun events on various days and times this month. Click the website link for a farm near you.

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Various Locations, Nashville

Middle Tennessee’s got lots of venues offering various forms of haunted hoots this month on various days/times. Some offer less-frightful fare for little ones while others promise really scary experiences. Click the website link for the full list of haunted happenings.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday 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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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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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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TPAC's Johnson Theater, Nashville

Nashville Repertory Theatre presents this Stephen Sondheim musical set in 19th century England that tells the story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years in a penal colony on trumped-up charges to take revenge on the judge who banished him. Ages 12 and older. Read Chad Young’s review here.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: Teens

CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum`, Nashville

Country star Alan Jackson headlines a night of music and brings special guests along with him. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Enjoy an evening of alternative rock. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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The Fortress in Marathon Village, Nashville

The Circle Players presents this family-friendly musical about a crazy, kooky macabre family. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

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TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

This Tony Award-winning musical about fame, fortune and “all that jazz” stars John O’Hurley from Dancing with the Stars and Seinfeld fame. Ages 13 and older.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: Teens

The Fortress at Marathon Village, Nashville

The Circle Players bring a kooky family to life tonight on stage in Nashville’s Marathon Village.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

Thursday, October 23

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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: 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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Parnassus Books, Nashville

Kids can storytime activities. All ages.

Categories: Storytimes Ages: All ages

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Nashville Zoo, Nashville

Visit treat stations throughout the park, take a haunted hayride, play games in Carn-Evil, visit the Monsterpiece Theater, enjoy a light show and more. Ages 3 – 12.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years