The Month’s Top 10: March ’17

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Enjoy a month full of fun with your kids. Here are the best bets happening in March. Pictured: Dinosaurs come to life during Jurassic Quest at The Fairgrounds.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5
Father Ryan Center for the Arts, Nashville
Bravo Creative Arts Center’s all-youth cast presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical comedy based on the biblical story of Joseph.

REPTICON

Saturday, March 4 – Sunday, March 5
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Kids can experience hands-on encounters with a variety of critters at this popular exotic animal show.

AND IN THIS CORNER … CASSIUS CLAY

Saturdays & Sundays, March 4 – 12
Nashville Children’s Theatre, Nashville
DeYonte Jenkins makes his NCT debut as Cassius Clay, aka Muhammad Ali. This new play is best suited for ages 10 and older.

FOURTH ANNUAL WCS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Saturday, March 4
The Factory, Franklin
Elementary through high school students in Williamson County schools perform music and theater along with showing visual art during this free festival.

TEDDY BEAR TEA

Saturdays, March 4 & 11
Sam Davis Home, Smyrna
Girls can doll up in their finest attire and bring their favorite teddy bear for an 1800s-style tea party with treats and activities. Advance registration required.

CAROL BURNETT

March 14, 15 & 17
Ryman Auditorium
The 83-year-old comedy legend shares her favorite video clips from her shows, tells stories and engages the audience in an interactive Q&A like she did on The Carol Burnett Shwo from the 1970s.

JURASSIC QUEST

Saturday, March 18 – Sunday, March 19
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Prehistoric creatures return to Music City! More than 80 life-size animatronic dinosaurs will be on site, including ones kids can ride. Lots of other activities include fossil digs, inflatable mazes, crafts and more fun stuff.

SENSORY-FRIENDLY MOVIE: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Saturday, March 18
NCG Cinema, Gallatin
Disney’s new live-action movie starring Emma Watson is out this month. During this special screening for kids with autism and other sensory issues, little ones can make noise and run around. Theater lights won’t be as dim, and the sound isn’t as loud, either. Plus, NO PREVIEWS!

CHEEKWOOD IN BLOOM

March 18 – April 23
Cheekwood Estate, Nashville
The beauty of more than 150,000 spring flowers adorn the grounds of Nashville’s botanical garden. There’s a lot of seasonal fun for your family with special activities taking place on Saturdays and Sundays.

31ST ANNUAL SOUTHERN WOMEN’S SHOW

Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2
Music City Center, Nashville
Shopping, fashion, food & more during this annual festivity just for you ladies. Sunday is Mother-Daughter Day with a meet and greet with Frozen’s Anna & Elsa. Plus, you’ll also see Olympic Gold Medalist and Dancing with the Stars winner Laurie Hernandez.

SEE ALL THIS MONTH’S THINGS TO DO!

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

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