Catherine Birdsong stars as “Ariel” in the new Nashville Children’s Theatre production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” It’s opening weekend, so head out and enjoy live theater with your kids. Plus, find more great events in your area at the links below.
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It’s “Celebrate Reading” day at Nashville Zoo on Saturday. Follow the story map to hear a different children’s book read every half hour at various stops around the zoo. The zoo offers complimentary attraction tickets (limit four per person) to anyone donating new or “like new” children’s book.
The 35th Annual Pumpkinfest takes place Saturday on the streets of downtown Franklin. The free fun includes a full city block of children’s activities. Plus, lots of vendors, live entertainment, extreme pumpkin carving demonstrations and lots more!
A day of FREE family fun hits The Avenue Murfreesboro during Rutherford Parent’s annual Fall Kids Fest. Costumed kids ages 6 months – 10 years can participate in costume parades for prizes, enjoy live music by Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers, trick-or-treat around the event, visit local vendor booths, win door prizes, bounce on inflatables and grab a free pumpkin (while supplies last). It’s from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
It’s opening weekend of Nashville Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo festivities! Costumed kids can hit the trick-or-treat trail and enjoy animal encounters along the way. Plus, games in Carn-Evil, hayrides and more.
See dolled-up pigs along with more animals, clowns and other performers during the annual Al Menah Shrine Circus benefiting Shriners Hospitals for children.
Get into the hockey spirit by helping the Nashville Predators kick off the 2018-19 season during the first-ever PredsFest fan event. It’s an afternoon and evening of free family fun with lots of activities in downtown Nashville.
The 2018 Tennessee State Fair kicks off on Friday! There are 14 rides this year specifically for little kids, and 16 more for big thrill seekers. New this year: Kids can feed live butterflies, and opening weekend features monster trucks.
LEAPIN’ LIONS … SEA LIONS, THAT IS! They sail out of the water to make a splash as the newest attraction at the Wilson County Fair. It’s the final weekend of the fair boasting all-new rides this year, including a large assortment of ones just for little kids.
Enjoy the weekend with your kids at a festivity in your area. Pictured above: OZ Family Day at OZ Arts Nashville is Saturday. This year’s celebration merges art and science with local visual artist Beth Reitmeyer in collaboration with Adventure Science Center. Kids 12 & younger are free!