RP Weekend Best Bets: Aug. 18-20

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured: A local family has fun being silly at Lucky Ladd Farms' Sweet Corn Festival.

QUILTS IN THE BORO
Lane Agri-Park, Murfreesboro
Friday, Aug. 18 – Saturday, Aug. 19
Vintage quilt exhibits along with hands-on workshops, shopping for handmade items and more.

PERFORM MURFREESBORO AUDITION
The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park, Murfreesboro
Friday, Aug. 18
Kids can audition for Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, based on the popular Judy Blume book. Performance dates are Oct. 13 – 15.

THIRD FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES
Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro
Friday, Aug. 18
Bring lawn chairs and blankets for live music by the Grasstime Band. FREE EVENT

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro
Friday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 20
This comic opera focuses on the son of a wealthy man who becomes a pirate apprentice.

WILSON COUNTY FAIR
Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon
Friday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 20
It’s opening weekend of Middle Tennessee’s biggest and longest-running county fair! There are 53 rides along the giant Midway, plus livestock shows, tons of games, live entertainment, children’s activities, food and more.

ZOOVIE NIGHT
Nashville Zoo, Nashville
Friday, Aug. 18
Enjoy the zoo after hours with games and activities, including an outdoor screening of Shrek.

MURPH’S FUN RUN
Gateway Island, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Aug. 19
Run, walk or hop one mile during this benefit for Murfreesboro City Schools.

SWEET CORN FESTIVAL
Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville
Saturday, Aug. 19
Sink your teeth into roasted corn on the cob off the grill, participate in corn eating, shucking and selfie competitions, and more.

DISCOVER INDIA DAY
Discovery Center, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Aug. 19
Learn about ancient and modern India through a variety of activities. FREE EVENT

NASHVILLE’S NUTCRACKER YOUTH CAST AUDITIONS
Nashville Ballet Studios, Nashville
Sunday, Aug. 20
Kids can try out for roles in Nashville Ballet’s annual holiday production (no dance experience necessary).

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND!

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

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