2 days ago

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

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.

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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...

    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.
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2 days ago

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

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.

...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...

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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...

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...

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!
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Apr 23

5 delicious ways to carb-load in Nashville

701 Woodland St.

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2127 Belcourt Ave.

2905 Gallatin Pike

2209 Bandywood Drive

121 12th Ave. N.

    5 delicious ways to carb-load in Nashville
    CLOSE Another year, another marathon. Or half-marathon, for some runners. Heck, some people even walk the half. My participation? I carb-load in solidarity. Everyone knows you long-distance runner-warriors need to pile on those carbs for energy. Those of us for whom "marathon" is generally preceded by "Netflix" also need our energy.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 18

East Nashville church could become boutique hotel

...could become home to a boutique hotel. Nashville Post reports that the church, located at 819 Russell St., is now home to Life Church International, which is seeking a zoning change for the...

    East Nashville church could become boutique hotel - Nashville Business Journal
    An East Nashville church dating back to 1905 could become home to a boutique hotel. Nashville Post reports that the church, located at 819 Russell St., is now home to Life Church International, which is seeking a zoning change for the property.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

Apr 02

Get in the Pink at the Inaugural Nashville Rosé Festival

...19, at East Park. The event will run from noon until 5 p.m. at 700 Woodland St., and will feature tastings of more than 70 different varieties of rosé, from vintners such...

    Get in the Pink at the Inaugural Nashville Rosé Festival
    Apparently we have not yet reached peak rosé, despite all the hype over blush wines during the past couple of years. That's OK, because frankly, rosé can be quite delicious, and it accompanies just about anything.
    https://www.nashvillescene.com

Mar 30

Nashville Rosé Festival

The first annual Nashville Rosé Festival will be in East Park at 700 Woodland Street. The Festival will benefit the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition and feature over 70 rosé wines...

    Nashville Rosé Festival | Nashville Guru
    The first annual Nashville Rosé Festival will be in East Park at 700 Woodland Street. The Festival will benefit the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition and feature over 70 rosé wines, beers, and cocktails. There will also be live music and a live fire section with chef selections and samples.
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