NP Weekend Fun: June 29-July 1

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured above: The Theater Bug presents "The Paper Bag Princess."

MARINE BIOLOGIST FOR A DAY (REGISTER)
The Aquarium Restaurant, Nashville
Friday, June 29 – Saturday, June 30
Go behind the scenes to learn about water chemistry, dissect a squid, observe a dive show, enjoy lunch and more.

FULL MOON PICKIN’ PARTY
Warner Park Equestrian Center, Nashville
Friday, June 29
A night of music featuring bluegrass and roots pickers, food trucks and more. Little kids love dancing along to the music. Benefits the park’s education programs.

FIREFLY ZIP TOUR (REGISTER)
Adventureworks, Kingston Springs
Friday, June 29
Soar through the trees high above the ground while the fireflies are at their peak.

ANNIE
The Larry Keaton Theater, Donelson
Friday, June 29 – Saturday, June 30
Forever trying to escape the mean Miss Hannigan and the orphanage, Annie finds herself in the company of a lovable dog named Sandy and wealthy benefactor, Daddy Warbucks.

THE PAPER BAG PRINCESS
The Theater Bug, Nashville
Friday, June 29 – Saturday, June 30
In this musical adaptation of Robert Munsch’s book, Princess Elizabeth sets off on an adventure to rescue Prince Ronald. This girl power fairy tale shows kids that all happily ever afters don’t look the same, and joy and strength can be found within!

WATERMELON FESTIVAL
Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville
Saturday, June 30
Sink your teeth into a slice of watermelon, cool off in the Splash Zone featuring  splash pad, bubble blast pool and inflatable water slides. Contests include the Watermelon Crawl, Seed Spitting, Melon Toss and Watermelon Eating.

COMMUNITY FARM DAY
The Farmers’ Market, Nashville
Saturday, June 30
Local/regional farmers, live music, local food artisans, a pie contest, tomato tasting, craft vendors, kids’ activities and more.

KIDSVILLE
The Parthenon, Nashville
Saturday, June 30
Hear the myth of Sisyphus, a foolish man punished to roll a giant boulder up a hill forever, then decorate your own rock.

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND!

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

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