37 hours ago

Weekend Round-Up: Hello, Dolly Style

* Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts w/Kristin Andreassen and The Minnows at Fond Object downtown (535 Fourth Ave. S.)

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* Mozart's 261st Birthday Celebration feat. Nashville Concerto Orchestra (noon) at St. George's Episcopal Church (4715 Harding Pike)

    Weekend Round-Up: Hello, Dolly Style
    Photo: Michael W. Bunch; Treatments: Gonzo the Great Salutations, Creamsters, and a happy Friday to ya. And a very, very happy birthday to one of the best and most prolific singers and songwriters, savviest businesspersons and most generous philanthropists on the planet: Dolly Rebecca Parton.
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37 hours ago

102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018

...and accompanying adults — Letterpress Art Workshop at the museum's Hatch Show Print facility at 224 Fifth Ave. S. at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Attendees need a program pass to guarantee admission...

The interactive all-age "sprayground" at Cumberland Park at 592 S. First St. is open May 26 - Sept. 3, with fountains that range from ones that spray tiny...

The Franklin Farmers Market is open seasonally on Saturdays at the back of The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, and in addition to the produce, features live music and family events, including a Tomato Festival in July and a watermelon festival in August. Details: Franklinfarmersmarket.com.

...giving visitors a good look at the lives of the early settlers. It is at 170 First Ave. N. Details: 615-862-8400...

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Vanderbilt's Dyer Observatory, 1000 Oman Drive, Brentwood, has "Open House Days" 9 a.m.-noon the first Tuesday of most months. Make a reservation and get a tour of the observatory and star chamber and look through the solar telescope. Details: www.dyer.vanderbilt.edu.

...on Wednesdays and 1 p.m.- sunset on Saturdays at Radnor Lake State Park at 1160 Otter Creek Road. You can also make a reservation to enjoy a sunrise or sunset canoe float at...

Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree tapes at 10 p.m. almost every Saturday, with free admission at the Texas Troubadour Theatre, 2416 Music Valley Drive. It airs at midnight on WSM 650-AM. Details: 615-255-7503 or www.ernesttubb.com.

...can take a self-guided tour almost any time during daylight hours. The park, at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd., also has an outdoor hands-on fossil collection site where visitors are encouraged to dig...

Tennessee Agricultural Museum, 440 Hogan Road, has an extensive collection of home and farm artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries...

Bells Bend Park and Outdoor Center, at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd., has an array of fun programming too, including night hikes, scavenger hunts, archaeology programs, birding...

Nashville's 24th annual Movies in the Park will be in Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., on Thursdays in June. There is pre-movie fun, including games, giveaways, food trucks and other vendors, and the movies begin at dusk. Details: 615-862-8400.

The City of Franklin offers outdoor family movies at Pinkerton Park, at 405 Murfreesboro Road in Franklin. Details: 615-550-6947 or Franklin-gov.com/government/parks.

Hip Donelson Farmers Market is a music and market combo with produce and live music on Friday nights in the summer at 2730 Lebanon Road (the old Two Rivers Ford, now Ace Hardware parking lot). Details: Hipdonelsonfarmersmarket.org.

The Upper Room Chapel and Museum, at 1908 Grand Ave., has special exhibits at Christmas and Easter, as well as a permanent collection of international...

...been an annual Fourth of July event since 2007. It takes place at East Park, 700 Woodland St. rain-or-shine, starting with a parade of fire trucks and free hot chicken samples...

    102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018
    When it comes to finding things to do in the Nashville area, my motto is always "if it's free, its for me." And here in Middle Tennessee in 2018, there is plenty for my list. This Nashville Symphony's outdoor concert series is a perennial summer favorite, with the full symphony playing outdoor concerts at various Middle Tennessee locations in June.
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3 days ago

Hammer Down Race

Location: SoBro/Downtown at 2nd Avenue South and Molloy Street

    Hammer Down Race | Nashville Guru
    Event Details: Event: JE Dunn Hammer Down 1k, 5k, 10k Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018 Time: 7:00am (1k) | 7:30am (5k/10k) Location: SoBro/Downtown at 2nd Ave
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5 days ago

Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County through Jan. 22

Factory at Franklin is located at 230 Franklin Road.

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Franklin Theatre is located at 419 Main St. Tickets are $25-$40. To buy, visit franklintheatre.com.

    Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County through Jan. 22
    Bite into the first-ever Franklin Taco and Tequila Festival Saturday afternoon, Jan. 20, at the Factory at Franklin's Liberty Hall. Admission is $20, which provides access to the festival plus five tokens to exchange for tacos, beer, margaritas and tequila at the event.
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6 days ago

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Jan 11

Police search for Brentwood pharmacy suspect

Police said it happened Monday around 9 p.m. at the Kroger store at 210 Franklin Road.

    Police search for Brentwood pharmacy suspect
    Police in Brentwood are searching for a man accused of robbing a Kroger pharmacy earlier this week.
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Jan 09

2 Franklin attorneys indicted for drug distribution

2 Franklin attorneys indicted for drug distribution

    2 Franklin attorneys indicted for drug distribution
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - Two Franklin attorneys have been indicted for drug distribution after an in-depth police investigation. Georgia Felner and Sandra Wells were arrested on Tuesday after indictments were handed down in the case. According to a release, after corroborating information that Felner and Wells were dealing drugs, Franklin police detectives purchased drugs from both attorneys in an undercover operation.
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Jan 09

2 Franklin attorneys indicted on drug distribution charges

2 Franklin attorneys indicted on drug distribution charges

    2 Franklin attorneys indicted on drug distribution charges
    CLOSE Two Franklin attorneys were arrested Tuesday after a grand jury returned indictments accusing the women of selling narcotics. Georgia A. Felner, 54, and Sandra L. Wells, 52, both of Franklin, each face multiple charges after an investigation by the Franklin Police Department in which detectives had received information that the women were dealing drugs.
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Jan 09

2 Franklin attorneys arrested, accused of selling drugs

2 Franklin attorneys arrested, accused of selling drugs

    2 Franklin attorneys arrested, accused of selling drugs
    Police in Franklin have arrested two local attorneys accused of selling drugs. Georgia Felner and Sandra Wells were arrested on Tuesday after grand jury indictments were handed down.
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Jan 08

Husk Nashville bartender shares signature drink

Bartends at: Husk Restaurant, 37 Rutledge St., downtown Nashville

    Husk Nashville bartender shares signature drink
    CLOSE Meet bartender Mike Wolf from Husk Nashville. Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
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Jan 08

Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County, Jan 12-14

The market is open 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the shed behind the Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road.

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The Franklin Theatre is located at 419 Main St. Visit franklintheatre.com for tickets or more information.

    Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County, Jan 12-14
    Hunt for treasure at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. Attendees can hike around the woods using a GPS or smartphone to find geocaches hidden in containers. This activity is free and serves as an introduction to geocaching for beginners. Visit owlshill.org to register.
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Jan 08

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Dec 29

How to get a free ride New Year's Eve in Nashville

Downtown, the pickup location will be at Second Avenue South and Broadway.

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For attendees of the Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight event in Bicentennial Park, the pickup point is at Fourth Avenue North and Harrison Street.

    How to get a free ride New Year's Eve in Nashville
    CLOSE Nashville residents and visitors planning a budget-friendly night on the town New Year's Eve can, once again, count on a free ride home Sunday night. As it has offered for 35 years, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office will have volunteer drivers in place Sunday night into early Monday morning to shuttle home downtown partygoers.
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Dec 28

Music City Bowl: What you need to know

At Broadway and First Avenue, a pregame concert will feature Two Story Road. A postgame concert there will feature Journey tribute band Resurrection.

    Music City Bowl: What you need to know
    CLOSE Kentucky and Northwestern will face off at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium. Here is what you need to know for the 20th annual game: No. 20 Northwestern (9-3, 7-2 Big Ten) is riding a seven-game winning streak, its longest since 1996.
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Dec 28

Sheriff's office employees offering free sober rides on New Year's Eve

The pick-up location on South Broadway will be located at the intersection of 2nd Avenue South and Broadway. A second pick-up spot near the Bicentennial Mall festivities will be at the intersection of 4th Avenue North and Harrison Street.

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The pick-up location on South Broadway will be located at the intersection of 2nd Avenue South and Broadway. A second pick-up spot near the Bicentennial Mall festivities will be at the intersection of 4th Avenue North and Harrison Street.

    Sheriff's office employees offering free sober rides on New Year's Eve
    Volunteers with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office will be offering up free sober rides on New Year's Eve again this year. The free rides will operate from 10 p.m. New Year's Eve to 2 a.m. New Year's Day. Reservations are not accepted.
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Dec 28

Know before you go: Event info, road closures for Music City Bowl

The concert will be held at Broadway and 1st Avenue

    Know before you go: Event info, road closures for Music City Bowl
    Nashville is hosting several events for fans as part of the Music City Bowl festivities later this week. The game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Northwestern Wildcats will kick off at Nissan Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Friday. On game day, the parking lots at Nissan Stadium will open at 9:30 a.m.
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Dec 28

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Dec 28

Uber, Lyft drivers prep for busy New Year’s Eve in Nashville

...downtown area who need a sober ride should go to the pick-up location at Second Avenue South and Broadway. Revelers at the Bicentennial Mall event should go to Fourth Avenue North and Harrison Street...

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...at Second Avenue South and Broadway. Revelers at the Bicentennial Mall event should go to Fourth Avenue North and Harrison Street. No reservations are accepted, and the program runs from 10 p.m. New Year’s...

    Uber, Lyft drivers prep for busy New Year's Eve in Nashville
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - New Year's Eve is easily one of the busiest nights of the year for people needing a ride home. An estimated 100,000 people will ring in the new year in downtown Nashville, so tens of thousands of people will be looking for a ride home right after midnight.
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Dec 27

Know before you go: Event into, road closures for Music City Bowl

The concert will be held at Broadway and 1st Avenue

    Know before you go: Event into, road closures for Music City Bowl
    Nashville is hosting several events for fans as part of the Music City Bowl festivities later this week. The game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Northwestern Wildcats will kick off at Nissan Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Friday. On game day, the parking lots at Nissan Stadium will open at 9:30 a.m.
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Dec 23

‪If you’re going to a concert tonight in down...

‪If you’re going to a concert tonight in downtown Nashville, you’re invited to POUR IT ON for a FREE tasting of Big Machine Vodka before and after your show at the Big Machine Store (122 3rd Ave South)! See you there! 👊‬

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    ‪If you're going to a concert tonight in downtown Nashville, you're invited to POUR IT ON for a FREE tasting of Big Machine Vodka before and after your show at the Big Machine Store (122 3rd Ave...
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Dec 21

Keep the holiday cheer rolling with free post-Christmas concerts, celebrations

...a Hattie B's Hot Chicken Eating World Championship and a free outdoor concert at First and Broadway. Details: nashvillesports.com...

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...museum offers free parking and admission, but donations are encouraged. It is in Midtown at 1908 Grand Ave. Details: upperroom.org or 615-340-7207...

...food 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, at St. Luke C.M.E. Church, 2008 28th Ave. N. Admission is free, but bring a covered dish for a community supper and come prepared...

    Keep the holiday cheer rolling with free post-Christmas concerts, celebrations
    CLOSE The final weekend before Christmas is surely busy with shopping and all manner of last-minute running around. But a good way to take a breather would be to sit back and enjoy the free Christmas Eve carillon concert on the Belmont University campus.
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Dec 18

City Tap Opens Downtown Today

...to add food and bev options with today’s grand opening of City Tap at 204 Third Ave. S. This represents the sixth outpost of the Philadelphia-based chain, which has expanded along the...

    City Tap Opens Downtown Today
    SoBro continues to add food and bev options with today's grand opening of City Tap at 204 Third Ave. S. This represents the sixth outpost of the Philadelphia-based chain, which has expanded along the East Coast since opening in 2010.
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Dec 18

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Dec 17

A big sign change Sunday high above downtown Nashville

Pinnacle Financial Partners was changing the signs high atop it’s headquarters at 3rd Avenue South and Demonbreun Street.

    A big sign change Sunday high above downtown Nashville
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A big sign change in downtown Nashville was taking place on Sunday morning. Pinnacle Financial Partners was changing the signs high atop it's headquarters at 3rd Avenue South and Demonbreun Street.
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Dec 17

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Dec 15

8 ways to ring in the new year in Franklin

If you go: The event is $75 per person. Reservations are limited; call 615-599-4995 to book a table. Saffire is in The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. For more information, visit www.saffirerestaurant.com. 

    8 ways to ring in the new year in Franklin
    On Dec. 31, people across Williamson County will come together to celebrate the countdown to a new year. Many toasts will be made in praise of the endless possibilities of fresh starts and new beginnings. The celebrants at one well-loved Franklin eatery may adopt a more commemorative tone for their New Year's toasts.
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Dec 14

City Tap beer tavern opens Monday in downtown Nashville

The 8,500-square-foot craft beer tavern is set to open to the public at 4 p.m. Monday in the 32-story SoBro apartment tower at Third Avenue South and Demonbreun.

    City Tap beer tavern opens Monday in downtown Nashville
    CLOSE Beer aficionados will have another watering hole to visit when City Tap opens in downtown Nashville next week. The 8,500-square-foot craft beer tavern is set to open to the public at 4 p.m. Monday in the 32-story SoBro apartment tower at Third Avenue South and Demonbreun.
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Dec 14

14 free things to do this week

Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

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Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

...Snow Lay on the Ground,” “A Stable Prayer,” and “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” 108 7th Ave. S. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000...

Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal), 900 Broadway, will hold its annual Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m. Details: christcathedral.org or 615-255-7729.

...Greg Biggs, Dr. Thomas Flagel, Dr. Bobby Lovett and John Scales.  The fort is at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd. Details: fortnegley@nashville.gov or 615-862-8470...

    14 free things to do this week
    CLOSE If you are looking for free fun for this weekend and in the week ahead, you are in luck, with lots of holiday (and other) offerings. It is a big weekend at Nashville Farmers Market, with the expanded Friday Night Batch Holiday Marketplace in the market house, with shopping, beverages, food, Santa, carolers, and family friendly activities.
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Dec 12

Paradigm Names Margaret Bushart As Nashville Office GM

Paradigm also recently announced [1] the move of its Nashville operation to spacious and scenic new downtown offices at 222 2nd Ave South.

    Paradigm Names Margaret Bushart As Nashville Office GM
    Print This Post Paradigm Talent Agency has promoted Margaret Bushart to General Manager of its Nashville office. In her new role, alongside the day-to-day responsibilities of General Manager, Bushart will serve as an ambassador and liaison to the Music City community, strengthening relationships with key Nashville music institutions, professional organizations, media and record labels.
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Dec 07

Holiday arts and theater events in full swing

Performance is at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 13) at Jamison Theater at The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. Tickets are $30-$85, available at StudioTenn.com

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The Jalan-Jalan showroom is at 2503 Winford Ave.  LeQuire Gallery is at 4304 Charlotte Ave.  It’s hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.  

The Jalan-Jalan showroom is at 2503 Winford Ave.  LeQuire Gallery is at 4304 Charlotte Ave.  It’s hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.  

Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 6 p.m. Sunday at The Theater Bug, 4809 Gallatin Pike (in the back building of New Life Baptist Church). Tickets are $5, available at www.ticketsnashville.com.

Channel to Channel is at 507 Hagan St. in the Packing Plant.  In addition Drink-n-Draw sessions, its hours are 1-6 p.m. Thursday, 1-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  There will not be any sessions Dec. 24-Dec. 31.  

The Frist is at 919 Broadway.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday.  Admission is $12; $9 for seniors and college students; $7 for active military; free for members and kids 18 and younger. 

    Holiday arts and theater events in full swing
    LeQuire Gallery and Jalan-Jalan Antiques have teamed up to host a unique holiday exhibition and shopping experience 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Presenting "Stone-Flesh-Paint," an exhibition by Canadian, New York-based artist Maggie Rose, the Nashville retailers will display the selection of large and small scale paintings throughout Jalan-Jalan's showroom of rare, museum-quality Indonesian antiques.
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Dec 06

Review: Studio Tenn sparks imagination with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

Where: Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road

    Review: Studio Tenn sparks imagination with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'
    There are some stories that seem to grow deeper with each retelling. That's certainly the case with C.S. Lewis' unforgettable novel "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." But as many times - and different ways - as Lewis' tale has been told, there's something quite lovely about Studio Tenn Theatre Company 's current staging.
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Dec 06

Paradigm Talent Agency Makes Nashville Move

Paradigm Talent Agency has moved its Nashville operation into larger offices, located at 222 Second Ave. S. in downtown Nashville. The new office opening follows Paradigm’s move a year ago to...

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