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102 free things to do in the Nashville area in 2018

...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...

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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.

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...

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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14 free things to do this week

...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...

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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. 

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.

    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

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  • A Place For Our Practice Gear

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  • Advancing Lego Coding With Ollies in STEAM

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    My students need Sphero Ollie robots, an iPad with a pen, and Bluetooth speakers for learn coding and robotics during our after school club.
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  • Coding Ollies in STEAM

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