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The Dailies

Saturday, December 8

The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Hike a moderate trail with elevation changes and some steep terrain. Departs from the Wilderness Station.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Adults, Teens

Lane Agri-Park, Murfreesboro

Kids can get their picture made with Santa during this eating and shopping event. The breakfast from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. includes pancakes, bacon, eggs and a drink. The Marketplace features vendors with home decor, woodwork, spices, candles, jewelry and more.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Cumberland Park, Nashville

Dress in Santa attire and participate in this 5K jolly jog.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cheekwood, Nashville

This members-only event includes breakfast favorites like eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, yogurt and hot chocolate. Kids can write a letter or wish list to Santa and present it to him in person.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Belmont Mansion, Nashville

Light breakfast treats, musical entertainment, holiday photos and tours of the decorated mansion.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

The Fairgrounds, Nashville

Model train layouts in several gauges will be in operation for viewing, plus more than 200 tables from various manufacturers and dealers. Five new train sets will be given away to kids through a drawing.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

The Fairgrounds, Nashville

A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission wrestling event with men’s, women’s and kids’ categories.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood

Learn the basics of basket weaving with holiday-themed material choices.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: Adults

Third Coast Comedy, Nashville

This improv comedy fairy tale show for kids includes lots of audience participation.

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

Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood

Get outdoors and choose from three hike offerings: family hike, moderate hike or challenging hike.

RSVP $ Categories: Ages: All ages

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Centennial Park, Nashville

Enjoy holiday market shopping, craft stations, pet selfies, face painting, live music, carriage rides, character appearances and more.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Downtown Franklin, Franklin

Middle Tennessee’s largest outdoor Christmas festival recreates the time of Charles Dickens. Experience 200 musicians, dancers and characters, including many from Dickens’ stories. There’s live entertainment, carolers, vendors, crafts and more. The festival will make it snow, too!

Categories: Ages: All ages

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American Girl Store at CoolSprings Galleria, Franklin

Enjoy breakfast treats while visiting with St. Nick for photos and sharing wish lists.

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

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The Fairgrounds, Nashville

Browse and buy comic books, toys, games and collectibles. There are also guest comic book authors and actors at the event.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Adventure Science Center, Nashville

Enjoy the show with a brighter theater, quieter audio and smaller crowds so kids can move and vocalize as needed.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

The Curious Kitchen, Murfreesboro

Learn cake icing basics, fundamentals of frosting, decorating techniques, working with fondant and more.

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

Inglewood Library, Nashville

Kris Kringle and his leading lady share stories, and kids can share their wish lists. There are a few surprises on tap, too.

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