Things To Do

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FREE Family Movie Night

@ Lawnchair Theatre, Franklin

Bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a family-friendly outdoor movie (coolers are not allowed; concessions are available). All ages.

Categories: Films Ages: All ages

Best Bets This Week →

Sounds Baseball

@ Greer Stadium, Nashville

FREE Back-to-School Fair

@ Cool Springs Galleria, Franklin

FREE Vintage Baseball

@ Bicentennial Capital Mall, Nashville

FREE Private School Fair

@ Adventure Science Center, Nashville

Arts Entertainment →

Shout!

@ The Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury

Johnny Mathis

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

FREE Kid’s Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

Aegis Sciences Classical Series: American Masterworks

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Planning Ahead →

Busy Bees

@ Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Homeschool P.E.

@ Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

FREE After-School Explorers

@ Brentwood Library, Brentwood

FREE Pizza Dough From Scratch

@ Williams-Sonoma at The Mall at Green Hills, Nashville

Classes & Activites →

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

The Dailies

Friday, August 22

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Riverbluff Park, Ashland City

Hop aboard the 22-passenger pontoon boat and enjoy a 90-minute cruise on the Cumberland River traveling through rural farmland areas and a wildlife refuge. Bottled water and chips are included with admission. All ages.

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor activities Ages: All ages

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Gallatin Public Library, Gallatin

All ages can enjoy story readings.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Learn to play or learn a few advance strategies.

Categories: Library Events Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

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Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon

The biggest county fair in Middle Tennessee features an awesome Midway, livestock shows, live entertainment and more. New this year is the Banana Derby where little monkeys race around a track on the backs of dogs. All ages.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater, Nashville

Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over the top romantic shenanigans, this is a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers’ classics. Ages 12 and older.

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

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Greer Stadium, Nashville

Cheer for the Nashville Sounds when they challenge the Fresno Grizzlies. All ages.

$ Categories: Sports Ages: All ages

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Pull-Tight Theatre, Franklin

Based on the movie starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, this musical (featuring music by Parton) tells the stories of three working-class women and their tyrant of a boss. Ages 10 and older.

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

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Centennial Park Band Shell, Nashville

Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents one of the Bard’s most popular comedies. All ages.

Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

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Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro

This musical tells the story about high school rivals trying out for the lead parts in their high school musical, and as a result, divide the school. All ages.  

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

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The Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury

This musical follows the lives of five women who all face tough situations, usually involving relationships. Ages 12 and older.        

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

Lawnchair Theatre, Franklin

Bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a family-friendly outdoor movie (coolers are not allowed; concessions are available). All ages.

Categories: Films, Outdoor activities Ages: All ages

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Towne Centre Theatre, Brentwood

The female version of Neil Simon’s contemporary comic classic features Ms. Madison inviting the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. Ages 12 and older.  

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

Saturday, August 23

Highwood Complex, Franklin

This run/walk features chip timing and a Kid Zone. Proceeds benefit Best Buddies Tennessee, a nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and their non-disabled peers.

$$ Categories: Fitness, Fundraisers, Sports Ages: All ages

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Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bike tour of the battlefield. All ages.

Categories: Ages:

Cool Springs Galleria, Franklin

Here’s to making sure your kids are fully equipped for a successful school year.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Cannonsburgh Village

Murfreesboro City Schools hosts this event featuring music, games, giveaways and more. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Longview Recreation Center, Spring Hill

Learn a layering process to paint vast landscapes. Ages 13 and older.

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Classes Ages: Teens

Williams-Sonoma at The Mall at Green Hills, Nashville

Learn to make warm panini sandwiches. Ages 9 – 13.

RSVP Categories: Classes Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Teens

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Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Families with kids of all ages can enjoy story readings and fun activities.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Meet a resident animal and learn about its characteristics. All ages.

Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages