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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
08/28/2016
09/04/2016
09/11/2016

Location:

2812 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

(615) 458-3900
Time: 
Boarding: 11:15 a.m. Departure: 12:00 p.m. Return: 2:15 p.m.

Sunday In The South Brunch Cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat

These special Sunday cruises include a feast of breakfast and lunch favorites followed by a show of inspiring melodies sung by General Jackson Showboat performers. You’ll hear old-time favorites like “Good Ole Gospel Ship,” “Down by the Riverside” and “In The Garden,” plus sounds of today’s contemporary Christian music with songs like “Awesome God" and “Nothing Is Impossible.” Enjoy all this while you cruise aboard the majestic General Jackson Showboat.
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Dates: 
09/03/2016

Location:

222 5th Ave South
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

6154162001
Time: 
varies, see below

Family Program: Beginner Fiddle at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Ryan Joseph leads this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn beginning technique and a few simple songs. Joseph is a member of Alan Jackson’s band, contributing fiddle, mandolin, and harmony vocals. Perfect for ages 7 and up.
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Dates: 
08/27/2016

Location:

230 Franklin Road
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615-916-1274
Time: 
8 am - 1 pm

Watermelon Festival at the Franklin Farmers Market

It’s a big, juicy sweet seed-spittin’ fun day for the whole family! The games for the kids and adults, includes the popular watermelon seed-spitting contest and the popular fastest watermelon eating contest. Don’t miss the wild watermelon carvings and slices of ice cold watermelon!
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Dates: 
08/25/2016
09/01/2016
09/02/2016

Organization:

City of Nashville, TN

Location:

100 Metro Courthouse,
Nashville, TN, 37201
United States

Phone:

615-880-3673
Time: 
6 - 11pm

Live On The Green Music Festival 2016

We are excited to announce the return of the Live On The Green Music Festival to Public Square Park! Now in our eighth year, Live On The Green will take place Thursdays, August 11, 18 and 25, with the weekend finale planned for Labor Day weekend, September 1, 2 and 3.
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Dates: 
08/27/2016

Location:

7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN, 37221
United States

Phone:

(615) 352-6299 phone
Time: 
9:30 am - 3 pm

Hummingbird Celebration @Warner Park Nature Center

Bid farewell to our smallest birds as they migrate south! Crafts, games, puppet shows and more will celebrate these jewels of the sky.
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Dates: 
08/25/2016

Location:

516 Opry Mills Dr
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

(615) 514-3474
Time: 
4:30 - 7:30 pm

Sharkey’s Back To School Bash at the Aquarium Restaurant!

Calling all bookworms! Ready to celebrate the start of a new school year with Sharkey? Join us for Sharkey's Back to School Bash on August 25 for fun activities, prizes, a touch tank and more!
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Dates: 
08/27/2016

Organization:

Tennessee Aquarium

Location:

One Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN, 37402
United States

Phone:

800-262-0695
Time: 
2 - 3 pm

Meet the Trainer at the Tennessee Aquarium

Here’s your chance to meet the Aquarium’s animal training team and get insider knowledge. We train otters, birds, alligators, turtles and even fish! It’s skilled, careful work for our trainers. However, for the animals each training session is a chance to learn, play and enjoy treats. Learn about positive reinforcement training and how Aquarium experts use it to help animals be willing, comfortable participants in their own care.
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Dates: 
08/24/2016

Location:

7311 Highway 100
Nashville, TN, 37221
United States

Phone:

(615) 352-6299 phone
Time: 
4 - 6 pm

Citizen Science: Hummingbird Research and Observation @Warner Park Nature Center

Learn about area hummingbird populations in this area through the most precise inventory method, bird banding, Our bird researchers will carefully trap, band, and collect data on our smallest bird during this program.
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Dates: 
08/24/2016
08/31/2016
09/07/2016

Location:

1113 Murfreesboro Rd ste. 360
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615 861-3668
Time: 
4-8pm

Wednesday Night: 1/2 Price Arcade Night

1/2 price arcade • 1/2 off large pizzas(dine in only) • FREE admission
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Dates: 
08/24/2016
08/25/2016
08/26/2016

Location:

Charlotte Avenue between 6th and 7th Avenues
Nashville, TN, 37243
United States

Phone:

(615) 741-0830
Time: 
varies, see below

Tour the Tennessee State Capitol!

Perfect for your young history lover, FREE guided tours of the Capitol are provided free of charge by staff of the Tennessee State Museum. These tours leave from the Information Desk on the First Floor of the Capitol every hour, on the hour. The first tour begins at 9 a.m. and the final tour begins at 3 p.m.
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Dates: 
08/26/2016

Location:

222 5th Ave South
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

6154162001
Time: 
1pm

Family Program: Beginner Mandolin at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Led by Ryan Joseph, participants in this beginner workshop will learn basic chords, strumming techniques, and a few tunes. Joseph is a member of Alan Jackson’s band, contributing fiddle, mandolin, and harmony vocals.
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Dates: 
08/30/2016
09/06/2016
09/13/2016

Location:

211 27th Ave N.
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

(615) 880-2281
Time: 
7 - 9 pm

Acoustic Pickin' Party at the Centennial Black Box Theatre

These are held every Tuesday evening from 7PM - 9PM in the Centennial Black Box Theater. Bring an acoustic instrument, join the circle and play along. All styles of music welcome, including originals. Great for ear training, developing chops, and learning new tunes. Relaxed environment similar to porch-sitting and pickin' with friends. Come with at least a couple tunes you'd like to play and an open mind. Ages 12 - up. Hosted by Mike Teaney
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Dates: 
08/28/2016

Location:

1140 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615-791-1861
Time: 
gates open at 5pm

Sunset Concert Series: Chris Weaver Band at Carnton Plantation

Carnton Plantation serves as a unique venue for friends and families to relax on the lawn and listen to some of area’s most talented musicians. The gates open at 5:00 pm and the music lasts from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Tickets may be purchased either in advance or at the door. Guests are welcome to pack picnic dinners or take advantage of on-site food and beverage vendors.
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Dates: 
08/26/2016
08/27/2016
08/28/2016

Location:

110 W. College St.
Murfreesboro, TN, 37130
United States

Phone:

615-904-2787
Time: 
Varies

The Legend of Pocahontas

This musical follows the classic story of Pocahontas, closely showing the historical reality of her life.
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