The Dailies

Friday, September 26

Happening thru:

TPAC's Polk Theater, Nashville

This unauthorized musical satire of the book, Fifty Shades of Grey, follows an author who writes a fantasy about a younger version of herself and a handsome billionaire. Ages 16 and older.  

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: Teens

Saturday, September 27

Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville

Ride the rails to Watertown, and during the layover there, have fun shopping and the fall mile-long yard sale. All ages.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Thompson's Station Park, Thompson's Station

Families can experience arts and crafts vendors, a dog and pony show, food, children’s games, live music, a chili cook-off and more. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Tennessee Livestock Center, Murfreesboro

See more than 800 dogs representing more than 100 different breeds compete in this annual canine competition. Baby strollers are not allowed. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Cheekwood, Nashville

Williamson Edmonson and Friends highlights the artist’s sculptures from the museum’s permanent collection supplemented by selected loans from other collections. The exhibit runs through Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Hours are Tue – Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (open until 10 p.m. Fridays through October). All ages.

$$ Categories: Art, Exhibits Ages: All ages

Round-About at the Train Depot, Smyrna

Families can enjoy music, food, arts and crafts, and children’s activities, including inflatables, a train, face painting, contests and giveaways. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Discover a wide variety of artwork and crafts including handmade jewelry, clothing, bags, hats, ceramics, candles, soap and more. All ages.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Music City Center, Nashville

Enjoy three days of pop culture fun with celebrity appearances, vendor booths, autograph sessions, VIP experiences and more. Among the celebs on the roster are Williamson Shatner, the cast from Charmed, Eliza Dushku from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Michael Rooker from Guardians of the Galaxy. Also in attendance are famed comic book artists. All… Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Williams-Sonoma at The Mall at Green Hills, Nashville

Learn how to make grab-and-go breakfast items. Ages 9 – 13.

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

Thursday, January 1

Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

In conjunction with the opening weekend of the Tennessee State Fair, this craft brewer’s festival features beers from more than 35 brewers across the state. More than 100 different varieties are available for sampling, and tickets include admission to the fair. Ages 21 and older.

$$ Categories: Ages: Parents Only

Saturday, September 27

Belcourt Theater, Nashville

Watch a screening of Akeelah and the Bee. Rated PG.

$ Categories: Films Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Nashville Zoo, Nashville

This annual festival celebrates the tradition of harvest season with live music, activities, animal presentations and more. All ages.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Mundy Memorial Park, Mount Juliet

A great cultural events awaits!

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Living History Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Brentwood Library, Brentwood

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

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Mundy Memorial Park, Mount Juliet

Head to Mundy Memorial park for a day of Native American festivities.

$ Categories: Ages: All ages

New Hope Community Church, Brentwood

Spend the day playing on inflatables, enjoying hayrides, winning prizes and more. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Active Learning Center, Nashville

Activities include bounce houses, food trucks, info booths, carnival games, live entertainment and more. Ages 1 – 8.

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

Happening thru:

Cheekwood, Nashville

Owls and raptors take flight during this educational program in Massey Auditorium. All ages.

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages

Learning Express Toys, Franklin

Meet Elsa and Anna from Frozen, take pictures with them and have fun singing your favorite songs from the movie. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

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

Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages