The Dailies

Saturday, December 3

Happening thru:

TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

Nashville Ballet presents its holiday tradition taking you into a magical world of the Sugar Plum Fairy, dancing bears and other whimsical characters and sets with strokes of Tennessee history. All ages.

$$ Categories: Dance Ages: All ages

Adventure Science Center, Nashville

Explore all-things space related like preparing to go into space, the workings of a space suit, rocket science and space physics. Ages 10 – 13 with an adult.

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

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

Enjoy an afternoon of holiday music featuring the talents of nearly 50 violin and cello students ages 5 – 13. In addition to traditional carols, they will perform classical works by Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. All ages.

Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Linebaugh Public Library, Murfreesboro

Create Christmas crafts, including jewelry. Ages 12 – 18.

Categories: Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Happening thru:

Frances Bond Davis Theatre at Harpeth Hall, Nashville

Centennial Youth Ballet presents this abbreviated, narrated version of the classic tale of a young girl’s Christmas dream. All ages.

$$ Categories: Dance Ages: All ages

Downtown Franklin, Franklin

This year’s theme is “There’s No Place Like Home for Christmas.” This year’s parade route starts at Boyd Mill Avenue at Jim Warren Park and travels down New Highway 96 West to Third Avenue South then down Main Street ending at 11th Avenue North. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

TPAC's Johnson Theater, Nashville

Nashville Repertory Theatre presents the stage adaptation of the holiday movie classic about 9-year-old Ralphie Parker who’s only Christmas wish is a Red Ryder BB gun. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

Main Street, Portland

Activities include a visit with Santa, cookie decorating, Christmas crafts, vendors, food trucks and more. The city’s parade follows along with the tree lighting ceremony. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Oaklands Mansion, Murfreesboro

Oaklands Mansion presents this annual tour featuring 17 beautiful and historic homes and distinctive churches. At Oaklands, interpreters in period attire guide visitors through the history of the house. All ages.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Cheekwood, Nashville

This year, there are 1 million lights to enjoy across the grounds and gardens, plus kids can meet live reindeer, make a snack at one of the s’mores pits, enjoy holiday carolers and more. All ages.

$$ Categories: Ages: All ages

Historic Mansker's Station, Goodlettsville

Celebrate the season 1780s style with old-time festivities, refreshments and live music. All ages.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Hatch Show Print, Nashville

Twenty-five art galleries in the downtown area host receptions and art openings. All ages.

Categories: Art Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville

This original production by Martha Wilkinson and Bobby Wyckoff features a collection of holiday sketches and songs. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Capitol Theatre, Lebanon

Ebeneezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounters come to life in this musical stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ famous holiday story. All ages.

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville

The newest Tuna installment reunites the eccentric characters from the third smallest town in Texas as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. Ages 12 and older.  

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

Happening thru:

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Enjoy the Grand Ole Opry back on the stage of the mother church of country music. All ages.

$$ Categories: Music Ages: All ages