45 hours ago

Ms. Cheap's top 10 free things to do this summer

The super interactive "spray pad" at Cumberland Park, 592 S. First St., is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 6...

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The 12th annual Hot Chicken Festival is July 4 at East Park, 700 Woodland St. The rain-or-shine event starts with a parade of fire trucks at 10:30 a.m. You can try free hot chicken samples from numerous local hot chicken establishments. There is live music and kids activities.

    Ms. Cheap's top 10 free things to do this summer
    The only thing better than summer fun is summer fun that doesn't cost a cent. My "Ms. Cheap Guide to Summer 2018" is full of free concerts, festivals, family programs, nature events and more that you can take advantage of through Labor Day. Making plans with 94 options is daunting for some, so I narrowed it down.
    https://www.tennessean.com

45 hours ago

Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2018: 94 free things to do around Nashville

The super interactive "spray pad" at Cumberland Park, 592 S. First St., is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 6...

This article has 13 other Nashville locations (Show)

The 12th annual Hot Chicken Festival is July 4 at East Park, 700 Woodland St. The rain-or-shine event starts with a parade of fire trucks at 10:30 a.m. You can try free hot chicken samples from numerous local hot chicken establishments. There is live music and kids activities.

Bells Bend Nature Park, at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd., will celebrate its 10th birthday June 9 with a day of hikes and other programs. The park also has a Pioneer Game Day scheduled for 10 a.m. June 16 for ages 6-12 and other programs through the summer. 

The Franklin Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the back of The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. In addition to the produce, it features live music and family events, including a tomato festival on July 14 and a watermelon festival on August 18.

Nashville's 24th annual Movies in the Park will be in Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., on Thursdays in June. The schedule includes: June 7, "Coco;" June 14, "Legally Blonde;" and...

The City of Franklin offers outdoor family movies at 8 p.m. at Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Road. On June 22, it is "LEGO Ninjago Movie," and on July 13, it's "Descendants 2."

Radnor Lake State Park, 1160 Otter Creek Road, offers ranger-led hikes, birds of prey programs, reptile programs and canoe floats during the summer. The programs are free, but some have a reservation fee. 

...largest inland stone fortification built during the Civil War. There's a visitor center at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd., which offers interpretative exhibits, interactive touch screens, artifact displays and videos about the Civil War...

...on 17th Avenue North across from M.L. King Magnet School. Kirkpatrick Sprayground is at 620 S. Ninth St. in East Nashville. Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and...

The band will also play at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ's annual "One Nation Under God" concert at 6:30 p.m. July 1. There will be free ice cream and a professional fireworks display on the church lawn, 1949 Old Hickory Blvd., Brentwood.

This concert series from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in The Grove at Fontanel, 4241 Whites Creek Pike, runs through June 21.

...living history event is June 23 at the historic Amqui Station and Visitor’s Center, 303 Madison St. The event includes the living history encampment, guest speakers, vendors, exhibits, a Stage Door Canteen...

There are plenty of local galleries, and many have receptions for exhibit openings. They include: Vanderbilt's Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall, 1220 21st Ave. S., where the exhibit through July 14 is "America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler."

Goodlettsville has a Music on Main summer concert series with live music, food trucks, and a kids zone from 6:30-8 p.m. at Goodlettsville City Hall, 105 S Main St. The lineup: June 7, Martin Family Circus; June 21, Adam Cunningham from "The Voice;" July 5 South Street Players; and July 19, TBD.

    Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2018: 94 free things to do around Nashville
    If you are looking for free summer fun, my " Ms. Cheap Guide to Summer 2018" is the ticket. My guide features free Middle Tennessee concerts, festivals, movies, family programs, hikes and nature events, ideas for learning new things, plus a list of free places to get wet and cool off in the 14 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day!
    https://www.tennessean.com

45 hours ago

Ms. Cheap's top 10 free things to do this summer

The super interactive "spray pad" at Cumberland Park, 592 S. First St., is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 6...

This article has 1 other Nashville location (Show)

The 12th annual Hot Chicken Festival is July 4 at East Park, 700 Woodland St. The rain-or-shine event starts with a parade of fire trucks at 10:30 a.m. You can try free hot chicken samples from numerous local hot chicken establishments. There is live music and kids activities.

    Ms. Cheap's top 10 free things to do this summer
    The only thing better than summer fun is summer fun that doesn't cost a cent. My "Ms. Cheap Guide to Summer 2018" is full of free concerts, festivals, family programs, nature events and more that you can take advantage of through Labor Day. Making plans with 94 options is daunting for some, so I narrowed it down.
    https://www.tennessean.com

45 hours ago

Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2018: 94 free things to do around Nashville

The super interactive "spray pad" at Cumberland Park, 592 S. First St., is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 6...

This article has 13 other Nashville locations (Show)

The 12th annual Hot Chicken Festival is July 4 at East Park, 700 Woodland St. The rain-or-shine event starts with a parade of fire trucks at 10:30 a.m. You can try free hot chicken samples from numerous local hot chicken establishments. There is live music and kids activities.

Bells Bend Nature Park, at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd., will celebrate its 10th birthday June 9 with a day of hikes and other programs. The park also has a Pioneer Game Day scheduled for 10 a.m. June 16 for ages 6-12 and other programs through the summer. 

The Franklin Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the back of The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. In addition to the produce, it features live music and family events, including a tomato festival on July 14 and a watermelon festival on August 18.

Nashville's 24th annual Movies in the Park will be in Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., on Thursdays in June. The schedule includes: June 7, "Coco;" June 14, "Legally Blonde;" and...

The City of Franklin offers outdoor family movies at 8 p.m. at Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Road. On June 22, it is "LEGO Ninjago Movie," and on July 13, it's "Descendants 2."

Radnor Lake State Park, 1160 Otter Creek Road, offers ranger-led hikes, birds of prey programs, reptile programs and canoe floats during the summer. The programs are free, but some have a reservation fee. 

...largest inland stone fortification built during the Civil War. There's a visitor center at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd., which offers interpretative exhibits, interactive touch screens, artifact displays and videos about the Civil War...

...on 17th Avenue North across from M.L. King Magnet School. Kirkpatrick Sprayground is at 620 S. Ninth St. in East Nashville. Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and...

The band will also play at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ's annual "One Nation Under God" concert at 6:30 p.m. July 1. There will be free ice cream and a professional fireworks display on the church lawn, 1949 Old Hickory Blvd., Brentwood.

This concert series from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in The Grove at Fontanel, 4241 Whites Creek Pike, runs through June 21.

...living history event is June 23 at the historic Amqui Station and Visitor’s Center, 303 Madison St. The event includes the living history encampment, guest speakers, vendors, exhibits, a Stage Door Canteen...

There are plenty of local galleries, and many have receptions for exhibit openings. They include: Vanderbilt's Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall, 1220 21st Ave. S., where the exhibit through July 14 is "America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler."

Goodlettsville has a Music on Main summer concert series with live music, food trucks, and a kids zone from 6:30-8 p.m. at Goodlettsville City Hall, 105 S Main St. The lineup: June 7, Martin Family Circus; June 21, Adam Cunningham from "The Voice;" July 5 South Street Players; and July 19, TBD.

    Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2018: 94 free things to do around Nashville
    If you are looking for free summer fun, my " Ms. Cheap Guide to Summer 2018" is the ticket. My guide features free Middle Tennessee concerts, festivals, movies, family programs, hikes and nature events, ideas for learning new things, plus a list of free places to get wet and cool off in the 14 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day!
    https://www.tennessean.com

4 days ago

Nashville Splash Pad and Pool Roundup! Summer 2018

592 South 1st Street, Nashville TN 37213

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620 South 9th Street, Nashville TN 37206

876 Burnett Rd, Old Hickory TN 37138

1120 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin TN 37064

    Nashville Splash Pad and Pool Roundup! Summer 2018
    Allow me to reveal something that may render you speechless: I do not love summer. Every year I ready myself with pep-talks and a mini fan for the inevitable sweat bath as Nashville's humidity covers me like a wet blanket. Mercifully, the middle TN area is packed with pools, water parks, and splash pads galore!
    https://nashville.citymomsblog.com

May 16

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee ...

Very excited to be hanging out with several of our favorite Titans tonight at the “Taste of the Titans” event!

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
    Very excited to be hanging out with several of our favorite Titans tonight at the "Taste of the Titans" event!
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May 14

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May 10

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May 08

5 free things to do in Nashville this weekend (plus half-price admission to Cheekwood)

...Sunday featuring The Thomas Cain Band from 5:30-8 p.m. at Cumberland Park, 592 S. First St. next to Nissan Stadium. This is the seventh year for these concerts that include food...

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...of spring, generally drawing a crowd of 25,000 people. The Steeplechase grounds are at 2500 Old Hickory Blvd. in Percy Warner Park. Details: iroquoissteeplechase.org or call 615-591-2991...

...amateur and professional astronomers who bring telescopes to share. Just show up at the park, 4187 Old Hickory Blvd. bsasnashville.com/calendar...

Cresent Furniture warehouse sale:  Cresent Furniture is having a warehouse sale at 350 Maple St. in Gallatin on Friday and Saturday. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m...

    5 free things to do in Nashville this weekend (plus half-price admission to Cheekwood)
    There's no way to have the "nothin' to do" blues this weekend. It looks perfect for cheapos, with Musicians Corner and Jazz on the Cumberland concerts cranking up. Plus it's Steeplechase weekend, there is a half-price day at Cheekwood, a free day at Oaklands Mansion, and a brand-new Metro Library puppet show making its debut.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 03

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Apr 27

7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days: Tennessean who completed the feat now will run Rock 'n' Roll

Finish line: Nissan Stadium (1 Titans Way, Nashville)

    7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days: Tennessean who completed the feat now will run Rock 'n' Roll
    CLOSE Winds and drifting snow swept across the Antarctica runway as the Boeing 757 approached. The passengers aboard couldn't help but hold their breath. When the plane landed safely on a strip of blue ice, they exhaled collectively. But their lungs wouldn't get much time to relax.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 19

Titans GM Jon Robinson fights his biggest battle at his house

Where: Nissan Stadium, 1 Titans Way

    Titans GM Jon Robinson fights his biggest battle at his house
    CLOSE Robinson's older daughter, Taylor, has type 1 diabetes, and that has given the family a new fight - to find a cure After the Easter egg hunt a few years back, Taylor Robinson dove into a package of Peeps marshmallow candies and ate two before the 6-year-old girl bent over and announced she had a bellyache.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 17

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Apr 13

cdulude posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Apr 12

Ms. Cheap: 9 free things to do this weekend plus some good sales

...6:30 p.m. in Nissan Stadium Lots E and F at the corners of South 1st Street and Woodland Street (about 4/10 of a mile walk). Details: www.nashvillecherryblossomfestival.org...

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All day parking is available for $10 in the Public Square/Metro Courthouse Garage at 101 James Robertson Parkway. $5 Parking is available until 6:30 p.m. in Nissan Stadium Lots E and...

...outdoor vendors, outdoor clubs, and community organizations showing off their stuff. The park is at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd. Free. 615-862-4187 or see https://www.facebook.com/events/1293642667446504...

...event is from 7 a.m. to noon in the Cohn Adult Learning Center at 4805 Park Ave. in Sylvan Park...

There is a performances at 7:30 p.m. April 13 in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt and one at 3 p .m. Sunday at St. George's  Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike. Both are free. blair.vanderbilt.edu 

    Ms. Cheap: 9 free things to do this weekend plus some good sales
    CLOSE Now that it finally feels like spring, there is a lot to do to keep us busy on the cheap. Here are my free and cheap picks for the weekend and week ahead. Admission is free to the 10th annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival that will takes place from 10 a.m.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 09

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