SP Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 10-12

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Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured above: Santa arrives at RiverGate Mall on Saturday with a parade full of free festivities.

FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Sumner County Family YMCA, Hendersonville
Friday, Nov. 10
Enjoy a night of fun featuring a ’50s-themed dance party and chili. FREE EVENT

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.

FALL BACK BOLT
Douglass Clark House, Gallatin
Saturday, Nov. 11
Choose a five-mile, 5K- or one-mile course benefiting Sumner Teen Center and Sumner County Schools. 

44th ANNUAL PORTLAND HARVEST CRAFT SHOW & SALE
Richland Park Gym, Portland
Saturday, Nov. 11
Arts, crafts, a children’s crafting area, prize drawing and more. FREE EVENT

SANTA’S ARRIVAL PARADE
RiverGate Mall, Goodlettsville
Saturday, Nov. 11
Cheer on Santa’s arrival and enjoy activities like face painting, balloon artists, inflatables, character meet and greets, Mr. Bond & the Science Guys, 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.

HOLIDAY TINSEL & TREASURES
Downtown Gallatin
Sunday, Nov. 12
Several merchants offer holiday shopping opportunities. FREE EVENT

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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