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    Looking for Things to Do in Nashville & Middle Tennessee during the 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday? Gobble Your Way to These Exciting Events!
    (Nov. 21 - 30)
     
     

    Lyrical Brew: An Evening of Local Poetry

    Presented by Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt, Nashville

    January 31 - November 21, 2014

    Join your host Ciona Rouse for a jam packed poetry event full of local and nationally known talent!  Lyrical Brew takes place the last Friday of each month at Barnes & Noble Vanderbilt.   Always free parking in the 2525 garage behind the bookstore!

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    Aegis Sciences Classical Series: Jonathan Biss Plays Brahms

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

    November 20 - November 22, 2014

    Nashville Symphony
    Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
    Nashville Symphony Chorus
    Kelly Corcoran, chorus director
    Jonathan Biss, piano

    Duruflé - Requiem...more

    Flea Market

    Presented by Tennessee State Fairgrounds at Tennessee State Fairgrounds & Nashville Expo Center, Nashville

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Tennessee State Fairgrounds Flea Market is considered among the top ten flea markets in the...more

    The Book of Mormon

    Presented by Tennessee Performing Arts Center, TPAC at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall, Nashville

    November 18 - November 23, 2014

    The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.”...more

    Opry at the Ryman

    Presented by Grand Ole Opry at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

    November 25, 2014

    The show that made country music famous returns to its most famous home, the Historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. The Grand Ole Opry is a 2 hour show...more

    Nashville Predators vs Los Angeles Kings

    Presented by Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

    November 25, 2014

    The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team in the Central Division of the Western Conference in the National Hockey League led by team captain Shea Weber and head coach Peter...more

    Shakespeare Reading Group

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue Branch, Nashville

    November 25, 2014

    Shakespeare is the second only to the authors of the Bible as the most quoted writer in the English language. Come discuss a different play each month. Sept. 23-1 Henry VI. Oct. 28- 2 Henry VI....more

    Therapeutic Art Bereavement Workshop

    Presented by Your Heart On Art, Inc at Your Heart On Art, Nashville

    November 4 - November 25, 2014

    This Art4Healing® workshop is designed to assist those that are suffering from loss to process their feeling about grief. Each week we will build from the week before encouraging participants...more

    The Search for Robert Johnson (1992)

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Hadley Park Branch , Nashville

    November 25, 2014

    UK televison documentary film about the legendary Delta blues musician. (72 minutes). Cold drinks and freshly popped popcorn.


    Thanksgiving Preschool Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Inglewood Branch, Nashville

    November 26, 2014

    Wednesdays at 10 AM. Mr. Andrew invites preschoolers and their caregivers to a fun-filled story time event designed for children ages 2-5. You never know what Mr. Andrew will do next  see for...more

    Music City Thanksgiving Day 8 & 4 Miler

    Presented by I Run For The Party at Nashville Rescue Mission , Nashville

    November 27, 2014

    On Thanksgiving Day, What Do You Run For will hold the 3rd Annual Music City Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk a race that will surely become a tradition for you and your family!

    The race will...more

    Nashville Predators vs Edmonton Oilers

    Presented by Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

    November 27, 2014

    The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team in the Central Division of the Western Conference in the National Hockey League led by team captain Shea Weber and head coach Peter...more

    Christmas In the Country

    Presented by Overton Chamber of Commerce at Livingston Historic Courthouse Square, Livingston

    November 28, 2014

    Enjoy a Country Christmas on the Historic Downtown Square in Livingston, Tn.  Join in the tree lighting, visit Santa, listen to Christmas Music while enjoying complimentry popcorn, peanuts,...more

    Mandy Barnett

    Presented by Cumberland County Playhouse at Cumberland County Playhouse, Crossville

    November 28, 2014

    Our hometown star returns from triumphs with the Nashville Symphony, and a new hit recording on the national label (and table) of our frineds at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, plus some tasty...more

    Opry at the Ryman

    Presented by Grand Ole Opry at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

    November 28, 2014

    The show that made country music famous returns to its most famous home, the Historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. The Grand Ole Opry is a 2 hour show...more

    North Pole Express with Santa to Watertown

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville

    November 29, 2014

    Come ride with Santa on Tennessee Central Railway Museum’s Santa Express excursion train to Watertown! Santa will be on board the train so be sure to bring your cameras!...more

    Nashville Predators vs Columbus Blue Jackets

    Presented by Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

    November 29, 2014

    The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team in the Central Division of the Western Conference in the National Hockey League led by team captain Shea Weber and head coach Peter...more

    Make a Paper Christmas Tree

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Inglewood Branch, Nashville

    November 29, 2014

    The paper Christmas tree is a nostalgic craft from the sixties. We will use Reader's Digest magazines and assorted decorations to create a cute and simple tree to brighten up your home this...more

    Opry at the Ryman

    Presented by Grand Ole Opry at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

    November 29, 2014

    The show that made country music famous returns to its most famous home, the Historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. The Grand Ole Opry is a 2 hour show...more

    Little Women: The Musical

    Presented by Roxy Regional Theatre at Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville

    November 7 - November 29, 2014

    Louisa May Alcott’s American classic is brought to life on stage! Follow the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March for a night filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the...more

    The Dirty Guv'nahs with Cereus Bright

    Presented by Cannery Ballroom at Cannery Ballroom, Nashville

    November 29, 2014

    I don’t believe that things happen by chance… incredible things happen when people work hard, live humbly, and give credit where credit is due. You just gotta stay curious and dig...more

    Visit Treetop Adventure Park

    Presented by Nashville Shores at Nashville Shores, Hermitage

    August 23 - November 30, 2014

    The Treetop Adventure Park is an aerial adventure course set in the beautiful woods of Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort featuring 100 exciting and challenging obstacles including suspended...more

    John Witherspoon

    Presented by Zanies Comedy Night Club at Zanies Comedy Night Club, Nashville

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    You probably remember John Witherspoon as Ice Cube’s (Craig’s) outrageously funny, dog-catching dad in New Line Cinema’s smash urban trilogy Friday, Next Friday & Friday...more

    Radio City Rockettes® Christmas Spectacular

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville

    November 21 - December 24, 2014

    Fill your heart with Christmas as the world-famous Radio City Rockettes bring their legendary eye-high kicks and a cast and crew of over 100 to town in America's #1 holiday show, the Radio...more

    Restless Heart: A Season of Harmony Dinner Show

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 20 - December 25, 2014

    Country music powerhouse group Restless Heart is bringing its rich, soaring harmonies to Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas with the all-new A Season of Harmony Dinner...more

    DreamWorks Character Holiday Meet & Greets

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 14 - December 30, 2014

    The DreamWorks gang is all here, and you can meet them all! Stroll through Shrek's swamp for a face-to-face encounter with the green ogre himself; explore the island of Madagascar; discover...more

    The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    March 23, 2012 - December 31, 2014

    The Bakersfield Sound story begins during the Great Depression, when Bakersfield's cotton farms and oil fields attracted a mass migration of Dust Bowl refugees from Oklahoma, Texas...more

    ShrekFeast Interactive Breakfast

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 15 - December 31, 2014

    Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Become an honorary Ogre and join Shrek, Princess Fiona and Puss in Boots for a fairytale feast fit for a king with tableside hugs and photos. Discover a Magic Fountain bubbling...more

    Arctic Plunge Snow Tubing

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 14, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Brave Nashville's only extreme six-lane tubing hill covered in 1.5 million pounds of REAL SNOW! Get ready for heart-pounding thrills as you race with your family and friends to see who can...more

    Glacier Glide Ice Skating

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 14, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Enjoy a perfect day or evening under the stars by going on a yuletide glide at Gaylord Opryland’s new 6,000 square-foot outdoor ice rink. Rink-side private cabanas are available. DJs on...more

    ICE! featuring ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 14, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    See Ma in her kerchief, Pa in his cap and more as the classic holiday poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, is brought to life in 2 million pounds of colorful ice...more

    Gingy's Gingerbread Decorating

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 14, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Hosted by Gingy, the most famous of all Gingerbread men, choose a delectable gingerbread creation to decorate – either a cookie family, house or snowman cookie. After you’ve decorated...more

    31st Annual A Country Christmas 2014

    Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville

    November 14, 2014 - January 3, 2015

    Gaylord Opryland Resort's 31st annual A Country Christmas will make memories of a lifetime for the thousands of people who travel from around the world to experience the most...more

    Helen Pashgian: Columns

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    September 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery

    Helen Pashgian explores the nature of perception by using natural and artificial light to illuminate reflective, translucent or transparent...more

    Kandinsky: A Retrospective

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    September 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Vassily Kandinsky is often credited with creating the first purely non-objective painting. Featuring over 80 paintings,...more

    Helen Pashgian: Light Invisible

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    September 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Helen Pashgian explores the nature of perception by using natural and artificial light to illuminate reflective, translucent or transparent industrial materials such as fiberglass, polyester...more

    Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    October 31, 2014 - January 25, 2015

    The first exhibition dedicated to Italian Renaissance art in Nashville since 1934, Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy explores the role of the...more

    Kenny Rogers: Through the Years

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    August 15, 2014 - June 14, 2015

    Photo Credit: Piper Ferguson

    With driving artistic instinct, a trademark husky voice made for storytelling, polished showmanship and effortless charisma, Kenny Rogers conquered...more

    Haunted Tavern Tours

    Presented by Nashville Ghost Tours

    April 2, 2008 - Ongoing

    From the people who brought you the critically acclaimed original Nashville Ghost Tours comes their newest...more

    George Dickel Distillery Tour

    Presented by George Dickel Distillery at George Dickel Distillery , Tullahoma

    October 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    You won’t find Cascade Hollow on most maps. Nestled on the Highland Rim of the Cumberland Plateau, you will find us about halfway between Nashville and Chattanooga. The ancient limestone...more

    Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

    Presented by Jack Daniel Distillery at Jack Daniel's Distillery, Lynchburg

    October 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    Whenever you're in the vicinity of Lynchburg, just over an hour's drive from Nashville, drop by for a firsthand look at our Distillery. One of our...more

    Historic RCA Studio B Tours

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    Historic RCA Studio B is one of the world's most important and successful recording studios. More than 35,000 songs were brought to life by the Studio B magic, including more than 1,000 American...more

    The Original Nash Trash Tour

    Presented by Nash Trash Tours at Nash Trash Tours, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    The Original NashTrash Tour is a one-of-a-kind country musical-comedy extravaganza. Hop on the Big Pink Bus and Sheri Lynn & Brenda Kay (the Jugg Sisters) will dish the dirt on your favorite...more

    The Redneck Comedy Bus Tour- Pick Up at Nashville Palace

    Presented by The Redneck Comedy Tour at Nashville Palace, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    Ever wonder what country stars do when not on the radio or in jail? Where are the free redneck hangouts? Is Music Row really haunted? What is a Goo Goo Pie and a Moon Pie? Where do they come from?...more

    Opry Backstage Pass Tours

    Presented by Grand Ole Opry at Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville

    February 23, 2012 - Ongoing

    Take a tour of the Grand Ole Opry® House! Experience a behind the scenes look at the show that made country music famous.


    All Aboard for a Trains! Encore

    Presented by Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville

    September 22, 2012 - Ongoing

    If you loved last year’s Trains! exhibit at Cheekwood, you’re in for a treat this fall. We’re thrilled to have special selections from our wonderful garden...more

    The Nash Trash Murder Mystery Tour

    Presented by Nash Trash Tours at Nash Trash Tours, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    NashTrash Inc is proud to present our new series, The NashTrash Murder Mystery Dinner Tour! Climb aboard the Big Pink Bus for a rollicking adventure featuring a brand-new original show, "A...more

    Franklin Food Tours

    Presented by Franklin on Foot at Historic Downtown Franklin, Franklin

    June 16, 2012 - Ongoing

    It's Franklin's first food tour! Home to more than 20 locally-owned and operated restaurants, guests will explore Southern staples at six...more

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