Things To Do

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FREE Turtle Search

@ Nickajack Wetlands (call for directions), Murfreesboro

Participate in a box turtle research project during this off-trail experience in the woods. Ages 8 and older.

Categories: Nature Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Best Bets This Week →

Wicked

@ TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

Easter Celebration

@ Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville

FREE Kid’s Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

FREE Deer Run Summer Camp Open House

@ Deer Run Camps & Retreats, Thompson's Station

Arts Entertainment →

Wicked

@ TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

The Boys Next Door

@ The Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury

42nd Street

@ Franklin Road Academy, Nashville

FREE Second Saturday at Fiddler’s Grove

@ Fiddler's Grove, Lebanon

Planning Ahead →

FREE Art Open House

@ Gymboree Play & Music, Nashville

FREE Brentwood Bunch Book Club

@ Brentwood Library, Brentwood

FREE Spring Saturdays: Growing in the Garden

@ Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

Under the Stars Family Cookout

@ Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettsville

Classes & Activites →

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

The Dailies

Thursday, April 17

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Wear your favorite superhero costume and learn about superhero qualities by creating crafts and testing your abilities. Ages 2 – 5.

$ Categories: Crafts Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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BounceU, Nashville

Ages 3 – 6 can bounce on inflatables while you have time to run errands.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

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Gymboree Play & Music, Nashville

Your child can unleash his creative talent by painting, sculpting, collaging and building. 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. for ages 24 – 36 months with a parent; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for ages 3 – 5 (drop-off class). Socks required.

RSVP Categories: Ages: 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Nashville Zoo, Nashville

Learn about a variety of babies in the animal kingdom while comparing and contrasting how they grow. 10 – 11 a.m. ages 5 – 6; 12 – 1:30 p.m. ages 7 – 9; 2 – 3:30 p.m. ages 10 – 13.

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Ages 2 – 5 can enjoy songs, crafts, games, stories and more.

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

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Regal Green Hills 16, Nashville

Running April 17 – 26, take in a variety of films including features, shorts, documentaries, animation and more.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Films Ages: All ages

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Make egg animals. All ages.

$ Categories: Crafts Ages: All ages

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Learn about weather stations. All ages.

$ Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Gallatin Public Library, Gallatin

Bring baskets to search for hidden eggs throughout the library. Starts promptly at 5. p.m. All ages.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater, Nashville

This musical comedy is set in 1944 and is about the hijinks that ensue when a singing cowboy and his troupe are late for a special broadcast at the BBC in London. Ages 10 and older.  

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

Belle Meade Plantation's Wills Visitor Center, Nashville

This date night for parents features a Downton Abbey theme. Wear your best 1920s finery and participate in a contest for best dressed.

$$ Categories: Ages: Parents Only

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Greer Stadium, Nashville

Cheer for the Nashville Sounds when they challenge the Memphis Redbirds. All ages.

$$ Categories: Sports Ages: All ages

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TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

This smash musical explores the evolution of the Wicked Witch of the West and what might have happened before Dorothy dropped into Oz. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages:

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Enjoy an evening of rock music with “The Boss” and the E Street Band. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

This smash musical explores the evolution of the Wicked Witch of the West and what might have happened before Dorothy dropped into Oz. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

Friday, April 18

Cheekwood, Nashville

Spend Good Friday doing art projects from drawing and painting to ceramics and creating with unusual materials. Ages 5 – 12.

$$ Categories: Art Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

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Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

Based on the children’s book from 1965, this show follows the life of a city-dwelling crocodile who lives with a family named the Primms. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

BounceU, Nashville

Ages 3 – 6 can bounce, decorate Easter bags, hunt eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny.

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

Delmas Long Community Center, Goodlettsville

All ages can spend Good Friday eating with the Easter Bunny and searching for hidden eggs.

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville

Meet the Easter Bunny, search for more than 15,000 eggs, pet farm animals and enjoy more than 70 other activities. All ages.

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages