Things To Do

StonesRiverBattle

FREE 152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Stones River

@ Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro

Park rangers and volunteers present a variety of talks, walks and battlefield tours telling the story of one of the bloodiest and most important battles of the Civil War. All ages.

Categories: Living History Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

FREE Fancy Yancy Christmas

@ World Outreach Church, Murfreesboro

FREE Christmas Eve Carillon Concert

@ Belmont University, Nashville

FREE 152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Stones River

@ Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro

Titans Football

@ LP Field, Nashville

Arts Entertainment →

FREE Fancy Yancy Christmas

@ World Outreach Church, Murfreesboro

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

@ The Franklin Theatre, Franklin

The Pat McGhee Band

@ City Winery, Nashville

Paula Cole

@ City Winery, Nashville

Planning Ahead →

Breakfast with Santa

@ Rainforest Cafe at Opry Mills, Nashville

Tiny Trainers

@ Sports*Com, Murfreesboro

Busy Bees

@ Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Archery Homeschool Day

@ Music City Archery, Pegram

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Sunday, December 21

Happening thru:

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

Rainforest Cafe at Opry Mills, Nashville

Dine with St. Nick, pose for photos, win prize drawings and take home a goodie bag. Ages 3 – 10.

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Cheekwood, Nashville

Visit live reindeer, drop in to the studio for Holiday ‘ART’ivities, decorate cookies, sit on Santa’s lap for a photo and enjoy live seasonal music. All ages.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Adventure Science Center, Nashville

Discover what happens to everyday items when they are cooled down to -321 degrees Fahrenheit. All ages.

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

Happening thru:

TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

Enjoy a live musical adaptation of this holiday story based on the 50-year-old TV classic. All ages.

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

Happening thru:

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

All ages can get creative during this free hands-on workshop at Hatch Show Print in Nashville.

Categories: Ages: All ages

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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

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

Kids can adorn holiday treats with country music flair at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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

HYPE Events Studio, Murfreesboro

Tackle some holiday shopping for handmade goods in a boutique-style setting. All ages.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

Watch a screening of Kenny Rogers Christmas Special: Keep Christmas with You from 1992 with guest performers Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and Boyz II Men. All ages.

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

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Celebrate the winter solstice by reporting on the phenology plot and exploring how animals stay warm during winter. All ages.

$ Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

Nashville Ballet presents its holiday tradition about a young girl’s Christmas dream. All ages. Read Chad Young’s review.

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

Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro

This holiday musical tells the story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. All ages.    

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

Jamison Hall at The Factory, Franklin

Studio Tenn presents a holiday play based on the classic Frank Capra film. All ages. Read Chad Young’s review.

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

Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro

This play tells the classic Dickens’ tale from the perspective of the Marley character. All ages.

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

TPAC's Johnson Theater, Nashville

Nashville Rep presents its holiday tradition with this stage play based on the movie about a 9-year-old boy’s quest for a Red Ryder B.B. gun for Christmas. All ages.

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

Actors Point Theatre, Hendersonville

A cast of actors perform Frank Capra’s classic holiday story on stage in a radio-play format. All ages.

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

World Outreach Church, Murfreesboro

Local entertainer Yancy performs holiday songs for kids.

Categories: Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Monday, December 22

Happening thru:

The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Try new instruments, learn silly songs, dance and more. Ages 2 – 4 with a parent.

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