RP Weekend Best Bets: March 17-19

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these family-friendly events. Pictures: See "Pete's Dragon" at Linebaugh Library on Saturday.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY GETAWAY (REGISTER)
Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro
Friday, March 17
Ages 7 – 13 can enjoy swimming and crafts to celebrate the Irish. Dinner is provided with an Irish sweet treat.

THE BOY FRIEND
Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro
Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19
This musical, set in the carefree world of the French Riviera in the Roaring Twenties, is a comic pastiche of 1920s shows, in particular early Rodgers and Hart musicals.

CAROL BURNETT: AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER & REFLECTION
Ryman Auditorium, Nashville
Friday, March 17
It’s the final night for this comedy legend’s Nashville engagement. She’s showing her favorite video clips from her shows while taking questions from the audience like she did on The Carol Burnett Show from the ’70s.

BIRD CLUB
Overall Street Trailhead, Murfreesboro
Saturday, March 18
Ages 6 & older can search for resident birds of Tennessee. Bring your own binoculars if you have them; a limited supply is available. FREE EVENT

FAMILY MOVIE DAY
Linebaugh Library, Murfreesboro
Saturday, March 18
Enjoy a screening of Pete’s Dragon. FREE EVENT

CHEEKWOOD IN BLOOM KICK-OFF
Cheekwood, Nashville
Saturday, March 18
This annual spring celebration features more than 100,000 tulips across the gardens and special activities each weekend like live music, bunnies, guided tours, children’s storytimes, art activities and more.

JURASSIC QUEST
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Saturday, March 18 – Sunday, March 19
This family-friendly dinosaur adventure returns with more than 80 life-size animatronic creatures, including ones kids can ride. There are also fossil digs, dinosaur bounce houses, face painting, inflatable mazes, dinosaur-themed crafts and more.

CELTIC RHYTHMS ON FIRE
Texas Troubadour Theatre, Nashville
Saturday, March 18 – Sunday, March 19
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the Nashville Irish Step Dancers present their family-friendly dance show.

VINTAGE BASEBALL
Sam Davis Home, Smyrna
Sunday, March 19
The Sam Davis Cup Opponents take on the Stewart’s Creek Scouts during this 1860s-style baseball game. FREE EVENT

AMERICAN GIRL EASTER PAINTING & TEA PARTY (REGISTER)
The American Girl Store at CoolSprings Galleria, Franklin
Sunday, March 19
Start off with tea in the bistro with sandwiches, muffins and fruit, then create an Easter-themed painting to take home. Ages 6 and older.

SEE ALL THIS WEEKEND’S EVENTS!

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

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