The Dailies

Friday, September 5

Happening thru:

Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

Take a spin on one of the 25 Midway rides, see animal exhibits, participate in contests and visit the McDonald’s Kids’ Country area where little ones can learn what it’s like to be a farmer, then play on inflatables or in a giant sand pit. Other highlights this year include Hedrick’s Racing Pigs, The Flying… Read more »

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

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St. Pius X School, Nashville

Celebrate Italian culture and cuisine with live music, food, wine tastings and other activities like grape stomping and a meatball-eating contest. All ages.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Rotary Soccer Park, Smyrna

Enjoy an outdoor screening of How to Train Your Dragon 2 at dusk (gates open at 5:30 p.m.). All ages.

$ Categories: Films Ages: All ages

Warner Parks Equestrian Center, Nashville

All ages can enjoy an evening of bluegrass music under the light of the full moon.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro

This musical with music by Cy Coleman and book by Neil Simon follows the ups and downs of an ever-hopeful dancer-for hire. Ages 12 and older.    

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

Happening thru:

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Yee-haw! One thing’s for sure. This event is truly a bunch of bull.

$$ Categories: Sports Ages: All ages

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Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Watch a classic American film while the Nashville Symphony performs Leonard Bernstein’s score live. All ages.

$$ Categories: Films, Music Ages: All ages

Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Watch a classic movie musical while the Nashville Symphony performs the score live. All ages.

$$ Categories: Films, Music Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Street Theatre Company, Nashville

Enjoy the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera about the last days of Jesus Christ according to the Gospels. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music, Theater Ages: All ages

Saturday, September 6

Riverfront Park, Nashville

More than 50 dragon boat teams will race down the Cumberland River, and the festival includes educational booths for kids, interactive activities, face painting, cultural performances and more. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Christ the King School, Nashville

Shop the yard sale and enjoy festival activities, including carnival games, pony rides, a rock climbing wall, a DJ, food and more. All ages. Yard sale takes place 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; festival is 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Richland Creek Greenway at McCabe Park, Nashville

Raise awareness and funds for the Tennessee Kidney Foundation. Registration is at 8 a.m., the walk begins at 9 a.m. All ages.

$$ Categories: Fitness, Fundraisers Ages: All ages

Centennial Park, Nashville

Families can raise pledges and participate in a 5K fun run or walk to benefit the local chapter of Autism Speaks. Registration begins at 8 a.m., the walk starts at 9:30 a.m. All ages.

Categories: Fundraisers Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville

Choo-choo! Every child’s favorite cheeky little engine chugs into town to take them for a ride at Nashville’s Tennessee Central Railway Museum.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Home Depot, Nashville

Ages 5 – 12 can build a Wizard of Oz birdhouse. Find a location near you at the website.

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

Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

Beekeepers demonstrate their process and answer questions about bees and hives. All ages.

RSVP Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville

Let the kids enjoy a day with Granny and Gramps with more than 70 fun activities on the farm. All ages.

$ Categories: Outdoor activities Ages: All ages

Williams-Sonoma at The Mall at Green Hills, Nashville

Learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch. 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