Things To Do

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FREE 24th Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Show and 10th Annual Kris Kringle Kar Klassic

@ Williamson County Ag Expo Park, Franklin

Get your holiday shopping underway with more than 140 vendors who will have items like fine art, jewelry, pet products, novelty clothing, baby goods, home decor and more. While Mom shops, Dad can enjoy the car show featuring more than 80 classic and modified automobiles. Kids can bring their wish lists to share with Santa (Sat 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sun 1 – 3 p.m.). All ages.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

Middle Tennessee Pumpkin Farms

@ Various Locations, Nashville

Great Pumpkin Festival

@ Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

FREE Pumpkin Festival

@ Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettsville

FREE 24th Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Show and 10th Annual Kris Kringle Kar Klassic

@ Williamson County Ag Expo Park, Franklin

Arts Entertainment →

Music City Roots

@ Liberty Hall at The Factory, Franklin

K.T. Olsin

@ City Winery, Nashville

A Salute to Our Veterans

@ First United Methodist Church, Murfreesboro

Collage

@ MTSU's Tucker Theatre, Murfreesboro

Planning Ahead →

Toddler Time with Thomas

@ Sports*Com, Murfreesboro

Sticky Fingers & Little Fingers Halloween Party

@ Longview Recreation Center, Spring Hill

Zzzoofari Slumber

@ Nashville Zoo, Nashville

Rock Hop

@ The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Ongoing Activities →

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

The Dailies

Thursday, October 30

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

Safari Pet, Murfreesboro

Teddy Bear Portraits will be on site to snap a holiday photo of your furry family member. Call to reserve a time slot.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

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Various Locations, Nashville

Halloween’s around the corner! Enjoy the season with your kids and pick a pumpkin at one of Middle Tennessee’s farms.

$ 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

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

Delmas Long Community Center, Goodlettsville

Preschoolers can wear costumes and hear season tales and a movie. Ages 5 and younger.

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

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

Parnassus Books, Nashville

Kids can storytime activities. All ages.

Categories: Storytimes Ages: All ages

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Halloween festivities and games abound along with scientific fun at the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro.

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Rutherford County Family YMCA, Murfreesboro

Kids can get candy, play games and participate in seasonal activities. All ages.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro

Learn choreography and skills to pick up dance routines. Ages 8 – 14.

Categories: Classes, Dance Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville

In this theatrical comedy, a man gets too busy making a living that he forgets to live and comes home from work one day to find everything missing. Ages 12 and older.

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

Adventure Science Center, Nashville

It’s “Blood Thirsty Thursday” tonight at the science center during this adults-only event featuring a costume contest, trivia games, planetarium shows, adult beverages and more.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Parents Only

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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

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Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Brett Havens conducts the Nashville Symphony and featured vocalists in a night of Queen music, including “We Will Rock You,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites the Dust” and more. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

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RiverGate Mall, Goodlettsville

Enjoy a family-friendly interactive theater show that features villains from fairy tales, including Ursula, Captain Hook, Maleficent, the Wicked Witch from Oz and more. All ages.

$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

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Jamison Hall at The Factory, Franklin

Studio Tenn presents this play set in Truvy’s Beauty Parlor in a small Louisiana parish. It’s the story of a close-knit circle of friends and the ups and downs of life that surround them. Ages 10 and older.

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

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Enjoy a night of alternative country/southern rock music by Drive-By Truckers with special guest Houndmouth. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Friday, October 31

Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

Kids of all ages can visit the Nashville Children’s Theatre (NCT) lobby to snag something sweet, and those in costume will get a special NCT treat.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages