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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens - TN

Cheekwood is a 55-acre American Country Place Era estate in Nashville, Tennessee. Built in 1929 by the Cheek family who amassed their fortune through the Maxwell House Coffee business, the estate was gifted and opened as a public institution in 1960. Today, it features 12 distinct gardens, a woodland sculpture trail, an 8,000-piece permanent art collection, and Georgian-style Mansion with historically furnished rooms and galleries. Over 225,000 visitors come to Cheekwood annually for year-round seasonal festivals, world-class art exhibitions, breathtaking gardens, and educational and public programs for all ages. A member of the American Public Gardens Association, Cheekwood is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its mission is to preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit. Cheekwood is located at 1200 Forrest Park Drive, 8 miles west of downtown Nashville. Daily hours of operation: Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For further information, call 615.356.8000 or visit cheekwood.org.
1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville , TN , 37205
Phone: (615) 356-8000
36° 5' 14.8164" N, 86° 52' 28.5672" W

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Location:

3501 Old Nashville Highway
Murfreesboro, TN, 37129
United States

Phone:

(615) 893-9501

Artillery In Gray at Stones River

Dates: 
10/19/2019
10/20/2019
Time: 
Saturday: 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM & 3 PM / Sunday: 11 AM & 1 PM

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Location:

440 Hogan Road
Nashville, TN, 37204
United States

Phone:

(615) 837-5197

Christmas Open House at the TN Agricultural Museum

Dates: 
12/05/2019
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

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Location:

1100 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

615-862-8470

Fort Negley Fossil Finders

Dates: 
11/09/2019
12/14/2019
01/11/2020
Time: 
10 AM - 12 PM

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Location:

705 Caldwell Drive
Goodlettsville, TN, 37072
United States

Phone:

6158593678

Ghost & Lantern Tour

Dates: 
10/26/2019
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Location:

4580 Rachel's Lane
Nashville, TN, 37076
United States

Phone:

615-889-2941

Hermitage Ghost Tours 2019

Dates: 
10/19/2019
10/23/2019
10/24/2019
Time: 
7 p.m. & 9 p.m.

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Location:

4580 Rachel's Lane
Nashville, TN, 37076
United States

Phone:

615-889-2941

Hermitage Homeschool Day: December

Dates: 
12/13/2019
Time: 
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location:

100 Sam Ridley Parkway East
Smyrna, TN, 37167
United States

Phone:

(615) 459-9710

HomeSchool Day at SOAC

Dates: 
11/05/2019
11/06/2019
Time: 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Location:

702 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN, 37210
United States

Phone:

6157427445

Lil'Learning Lane

Dates: 
10/25/2019
Time: 
10:30am-11:00am

Location:

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

Phone:

(615) 741-0830

Tour the Tennessee State Capitol!

Dates: 
10/21/2019
10/22/2019
10/23/2019
Time: 
varies, see below