NP Weekend Best Bets: June 30-July 2

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured: A local girl cools off during Summer Splash at Nashville Zoo.

SOMETHING ROTTEN!
TPAC’s Jackson Hall, Nashville
Friday, June 30 – Sunday, July 2
This high-energy, over-the-top musical comedy is set in Shakespeare’s time and is full of non-stop laughs. It’s a jolly good time for ages 12 & older.

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville
Friday, June 30
Experience Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster alien movie in HD while the Nashville Symphony performs John Williams’ award-winning score. Limited seats remain for $25 and $35.

STRING CITY: NASHVILLE’S TRADITION OF MUSIC & PUPPETRY
Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Nashville
Friday, June 30 – Saturday, July 1
Discover the fascinating history of country music, from its humble roots to its mainstream modern popularity. The story is told through marionette and other puppets representing the key players in the storyline. FREE!

SUMMER SPLASH H2OLIDAY
Nashville Zoo, Nashville
Saturday, July 1
Formerly known as “Ice Day,” Summer Splash invites kids of all ages to cool off on a variety of inflatable water slides and other wet attractions. Plus, there’s the snow flurry tent, cool treats, including special frozen fare for the animals and more.

COMMUNITY FARM DAY
Farmers’ Market, Nashville
Saturday, July 1
Local/regional farmers, live music, local food artisans, a pie contest, tomato tasting, craft vendors, corn shucking contest, kids’ activities and more. FREE!

MAKE LETTERPRESS ART
Hatch Show Print, Nashville
Sunday, July 2
Kids of all ages can learn about the old-school style of letterpress print making at Nashville’s historic poster shop … and make their own print to take home! FREE!

 

4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS & FAMILY CELEBRATIONS

 

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND!

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

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