NP Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 10-12

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured: Nashville Symphony's "Red, White and Blue" Pied Piper Series for children is Saturday at the Schermerhorn.

CHRISTMAS VILLAGE
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Friday, Nov. 10 – Sunday, Nov. 12
Approximately 260 merchants sell their goods, including toys, arts and crafts, clothing, pottery and collectibles.

MAKING MERRY: THE BERRY HILL STREET FESTIVAL
Berry Hill District, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 11
Live music, photos with Santa, a Kids’ Zone with ornament making and cookie decorating, artisan creations, food, contests, giveaways and more. FREE EVENT

21ST ANNUAL ELVES’ FAIRE
Linden Waldorf School, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 11
Artisan vendors, archery, a climbing wall, craft and candle-making projects, face painting and henna, puppet shows, storytelling, music and more.

SANTA’S ARRIVAL PARADE
The Mall at Green Hills, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 11
St. Nick makes his grand debut with a festive parade, milk and cookies, holiday card and craft-making activities and more. FREE EVENT

CELEBRATE READING
Nashville Zoo
Saturday, Nov. 11
Follow a story map to hear a different children’s book at various stops around the zoo. Bring a new or “like new” children’s book donation for Book ’em and receive four free attraction tickets (limit four per person) to use on the carousel, zip line or train, or to feed the lorikeets and tortoises.

PIED PIPER SERIES: RED, WHITE & BLUE
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 11
This Nashville Symphony concert for kids features patriotic music with recordings and photos of veterans. Arrive one hour early for free activities like a musical petting zoo, crafts and more.

DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: KING FOR A DAY!
TPAC’s Jackson Hall, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 11
A grrr-iffic musical for little ones follows Daniel’s adventure in learning what it takes to be King. The characters from the popular PBS show come to life on stage with new songs, magical moments and surprise guests. The show teaches kids lessons of kindness, helping others and being a friend.

FAMILY FESTIVAL DAY
Frist Center, Nashville
Sunday, Nov. 12
Celebrate the opening of Nick Cave: Feat., participate in art-making activities, experience a silent disco and more. FREE EVENT

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND!

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

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