NP Weekend Best Bets: May 19-21

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. PIctured: Kids enjoy the fireworks at the annual Bellevue Community Picnic.

FULL MOON PICKIN’ PARTY
Warner Park Equestrian Center, Nashville
Friday, May 19
All ages can enjoy bluegrass music under the glow of the full moon! Dance along to the tunes, or better yet, pick along! Bring an approved instrument to get an admission discount!

MOVIES AT THE SCHERMERHORN
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville
Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21
Experience the fun of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in HD on the big screen while the Nashville Symphony performs John Williams’ score live! Best seat availability is Sunday.

40th ANNUAL BELLEVUE COMMUNITY PICNIC
Red Caboose Park, Nashville
Saturday, May 20
This annual free festivity features lots of kids’ fun, including inflatables, rides, arts and crafts. Plus live music and fireworks. New this year is the Bellevue Star live band karaoke contest.

ECLIPSE SCIENCE DAY
Adventure Science Center, Nashville
Saturday, May 20
The total solar eclipse is Aug. 21, but your family can start getting amped up NOW! Head to the science center for a day full of eclipse-related programs, including a brand-new full-dome feature in Sudekum Planetarium.

THIRD ANNUAL CHILDREN’S DAY
Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial Campus, Nashville
Saturday, May 20
This free day aims to promote physical activity in kids. All ages can enjoy inflatables, climbing walls, face painting, live animals and more.

FERDINAND
Nashville Ballet Studio A, Nashville
Saturday, May 20 – Sunday, May 21
Nashville Ballet presents this family-friendly performance based on the popular children’s story about a bull who would rather smell flowers than participate in bullfights.

TENNESSEE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
Covington Glen, Arrington
Saturday, May 20 – Sunday, May 21
It’s “Pirate Invasion Weekend” at the Ren Fest! Swashbuckling pirates take over the grounds, and there are kids’ pirate costume contests, too. Of course, the usual festivities are on tap like the jousting tournaments and raptor shows.

SEE ALL THIS WEEKEND’S EVENTS!

 

 

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

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