2 days ago

102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018

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...

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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...

...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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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

...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

Inside Nada, Midtown's new Mexican eatery

The eatery opened Monday at 202 21st Ave. S. alongside Caviar & Bananas and Henley at the massive Kimpton Aertson Hotel. 

    Inside Nada, Midtown's new Mexican eatery
    CLOSE Nada, the latest restaurant to hit Nashville's dining scene, is now serving housemade guacamole, 10 varieties of tacos and craft cocktails in Midtown. The eatery opened Monday at 202 21st Ave. S. alongside Caviar & Bananas and Henley at the massive Kimpton Aertson Hotel.
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5 days ago

Nada Nashville Now Open in Midtown

Address: 202 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203

    Nada Nashville Now Open in Midtown | Nashville Guru
    Nada , a taco and cocktail restaurant, officially opened in the Midtown neighborhood on Monday, January 15, 2018. Nashville marks the fourth location for the brand, which currently has locations in Cincinnati, Columbus and Indianapolis. From guacamole to salsa to tacos to margaritas, this will be a new go-to spot for Mexican-inspired cuisine in Nashville.
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Jan 08

6 things to do in Nashville this week

...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...

    6 things to do in Nashville this week
    There's a plethora of things to do in Music City, so we've carefully curated a list of the best events and happenings in and around Nashville. For updates pushed to your mobile device, be sure to download our free Things to Do Nashville app from the App Store or Google Play.
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Jan 08

2017: Highlights from Nashville's year in food

2023 Broadway

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5026 Centennial Blvd.

438 Houston St., Suite 160

1115 Porter Road

401 11th Ave. S.

801 Clark Place

3914 Gallatin Pike

    2017: Highlights from Nashville's year in food
    CLOSE Neighborhood chef-driven eateries, boutique hotel restaurants, chi-chi steakhouses, burger joints, fast-casual concepts, food emporia, all-day cafes, cocktail bars and craft brew houses with upscale fare: 2017 has been a banner year for Nashville diners, dizzying when you add restaurant reboots and expansions to the list of new openings.
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Dec 27

2017: Highlights from Nashville's year in food

2023 Broadway

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5026 Centennial Blvd.

438 Houston St., Suite 160

1115 Porter Road

401 11th Ave. S.

801 Clark Place

3914 Gallatin Pike

    2017: Highlights from Nashville's year in food
    CLOSE Neighborhood chef-driven eateries, boutique hotel restaurants, chi-chi steakhouses, burger joints, fast-casual concepts, food emporia, all-day cafes, cocktail bars and craft brew houses with upscale fare: 2017 has been a banner year for Nashville diners, dizzying when you add restaurant reboots and expansions to the list of new openings.
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Dec 21

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

...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...

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...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...

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

    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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Nov 24

More than 90 holiday things to do in Nashville between Thanksgiving and New Years

...chapel/museum offers free parking and admission but  donations are encouraged. Located in Midtown at 1908 Grand Ave. 615-340-7207,  chapel. Details: upperroom.org Closed Dec. 15 from 11 a.m.  – 4...

...and drop off all letters by Dec. 16. Mailboxes are at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road; Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Drive...

West End United Methodist Church's Chancel Choir and Orchestra will perform the first half of Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" at 5 p.m. features the West End, at the church, 2200 West End Ave. Details: westendumc.org or 615-321-8500.

...Cathedral of the Incarnation is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4-5 at the Cathedral, 2015 West End Ave. The St. Cecilia Academy choirs will perform with the Cathedral Choir, the Father Ryan High...

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The Music City Bronze handbell ensemble performs its "Journey Through the Holidays" at 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 516 Madison St., Clarksville. The group has other holiday concerts across Middle Tennessee in the coming weeks. Details: musiccitybronze.org

First Baptist Church's "Christmas at First" celebration will be at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary at Seventh and Broadway, featuring the children's, youth and sanctuary choirs along with the Sanctuary Orchestra, and the traditional hanging of the greens. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000. 

...perform "The Messiah" by Handel at 3 p.m. at  St. Henry's Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Pike. The concert includes the chorus, soloist and orchestra. There is a love offering, plus the...

Nashville Chapter of the American Recorder Society presents its holiday concert at 4 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 3701 Hillsboro Pike. The event will feature traditional songs and music of the season. Donations will be accepted for a charity. Details: facebook.com/nashvillerecorder. 

...will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bells Bend Nature Park, 4187 Old Hickory Blvd. Details: bsasnashville.com...

...Arrow will lead a special pajama party storytime at 9 a.m. at Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, to celebrate the magic of the season. The whole family is invited to put on...

...its 15th anniversary with two concerts: 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at First Apostolic Church, 265 Broadmoor, and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Casa de Dios, 3030 Dickerson Pike. The...

...Apostolic Church, 265 Broadmoor, and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Casa de Dios, 3030 Dickerson Pike. The program is "Serenade to Music: Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Marquez."  Details: Nashvillephilharmonic.org...

...at 7 p.m., Dec. 17, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4304 Hillsboro Road. Details: 615-545-6106, nashvillecommunitychoir.org or email drewpope@comcast.net...

The 34th annual Walk Through Bethlehem at Woodmont Christian Church, 3601 Hillsboro Road, involves about 400 church members, as well as camels, sheep and goats to re-create a Bethlehem marketplace. The event is 1-7 p.m. Details: 615-297-8563, woodmontchristian.org.

First Baptist Church's "Keyboards at Christmas" is at 6 p.m. with six grand pianos, 528 keys and 24 hands. Plus the Sanctuary Choir and some of the church's most talented instrumentalists will join in for some "grand" Christmas music. 108 7th Ave. S. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000.

...participate in a menorah lighting event at 4:30 p.m. in Public Square Park, Third and Deaderick Street, with music, Chanukah treats, and hot beverages. On another date, there will also be a...

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. 

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. 

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

...stories and food from 6-9 p.m. 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...

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl Battle of the Bands starts at 5 p.m. in downtown Nashville. Bands and cheerleaders will compete. There also will be a Hattie B's Hot Chicken Eating World Championship and a free outdoor concert at First and Broadway. Details: nashvillesports.com.

    More than 90 holiday things to do in Nashville between Thanksgiving and New Years
    CLOSE My 2017 "Ms. Cheap's Guide to the Holidays" calendar is chock full of free things to do between now and Jan. 1. Everything listed in my guide is FREE! This is my way of wishing you the very best of everything in this season of joy. 4.
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