SP Weekend Best Bets: June 2-4

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured: Water Safety Day at Pleasant Green Pool in Goodlettsville.

 A DOSE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
Monthaven, Hendersonville
Friday, June 2 – Saturday, June 3
The Hendersonville Arts Council hosts this exhibit of photos of rock music icons taken by Nancy Lee Andrews. FREE!

HENDERSONVILLE CRUISE-IN
The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville
Friday, June 2
This classic car show includes live music by local bands playing tunes from the ’50s and ’60s. FREE!

EVERYBODY LOVES OPAL
Hendersonville Performing Arts Company, Hendersonville
Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4
A middle-aged recluse lives in a worn down mansion at the edge of the city dump.

CHINA LIGHTS
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4
See dozens of giant Chinese lantern designs depicting characters from panda bears to a giant dragon illuminated at night. Plus, there are Chinese dance and music performances.

WATER SAFETY DAY
Pleasant Green Pool, Goodlettsville
Saturday, June 3
Take a dip in the pool and visit a variety of educational booths dealing with water safety. FREE!

HENDERSONVILLE MAIN STREET PORCH FEST
Hazel Path, Hendersonville
Saturday, June 3
Music by local bands, arts/crafts, a car show, food trucks and kids’ zone. FREE!

SUMNER CREST CONCERT
Sumner Crest Winery, Portland
Saturday, June 3
Bring a picnic and sprawl out on the lawn for an evening of live music from the ’50s and ’60s. FREE!

EMERGENCE
Nashville Ballet Studio, Nashville
Friday, June 2 – Saturday, June 3
Nashville Ballet presents raw, unfiltered works. The artists discuss them afterward.

BIG BAND DANCE
Centennial Park Event Shelter, Nashville
Saturday, June 3
The popular Big Band Dance series is back every Saturday this summer. Today’s kick-off for the season include swing dancing lessons for all ages with live music courtesy of Music City Swing. FREE!

MAKE LETTERPRESS ART
Hatch Show Print, Nashville
Sunday, June 4
Kids of all ages can learn about the old-school style of letterpress printmaking while making their own prints to keep. FREE!

SEE ALL THIS WEEKEND’S EVENTS!

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

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