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Free Events

Friday, November 30

Frist Art Museum, Nashville

Hugo is the story of a young orphan who lives in a Paris train station.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Saturday, December 1

Bells Bend Outdoor Center, Nashville

Learn how to find and follow animal tracks

RSVP Categories: Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas with hot apple cider, photos with Santa (for a fee), cookies and hayrides.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Discovery Center, Murfreesboro

Celebrate holidays around the world, decorate the giant gingerbread house and take pics with Santa.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Tusculum Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Nashville

Shop from small business vendors. Proceeds support Talk With Me Tennessee’s mission to donate communication devices to children with special needs.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Home Depot, Nashville

Build a model sleigh pulled by reindeer. Visit the website for all area locations.

RSVP Categories: Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Mt. Juliet-Wilson County Library, Mount Juliet

The Providence Players perform holiday music, Scott Trip does balloon art and Santa stops by for photo ops.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Parnassus Books, Nashville

It’s the last storytime at the store for 2018. Bring the kids to hear a reading of The Polar Express, complete with related activities.

Categories: Ages: All ages

The Parthenon, Nashville

Explore the book Peace is an Offering then create an art project.

Categories: Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Warner Park Nature Center, Nashville

Learn how to tie a shoe knot that will stay tied along with other cool knots and knife safety.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Nashville Public Library, Nashville

Participate in (or just listen to) a complete reading of The Comedy of Errors.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Sumner Crest Winery, Portland

Carolers sing while you enjoy appetizers, wine samples, recipes and specials in the gift shop.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Linebaugh Public Library, Murfreesboro

Learn key life skills like cursive handwriting and the importance of signing your name, then play the game “Will it Waffle?”.

Categories: Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

Enjoy tours of the decorated home of Daniel and Sarah Smith, Christmas caroling, fresh-baked cookies and wassail.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Downtown Portland, Portland

Cookie decorating, crafts, live music, Santa visits, vendor booths, fairy princesses and more. The city’s Christmas parade follows at 5:30 p.m.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Historic Mansker's Station, Goodlettsville

Kick off the holiday season in 18th century style with musical entertainment, storytelling, carriage rides, refreshments and shopping.

Categories: Ages: All ages

Hatch Show Print, Nashville

Twenty-five art galleries in the downtown area host receptions and art openings.

Categories: Art Ages: All ages

Sunday, December 2

Opry Mills, Nashville

Children with special needs can visit St. Nick in an environment supporting sensory, physical and other developmental needs.

RSVP Categories: Ages: All ages