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TN HISTORY + HERITAGE

Battle Scarred: The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin

Presented by Carnton Plantation & Battlefield and Battle of Franklin Trust at Carnton Plantation & Battlefield, Franklin

August 2, 2014 - April 26, 2015

The 1,600 square foot gallery of the Fleming Center at Carnton Plantation will be entirely transformed and open to the public for eight months. The display will feature never before exhibited objects, many of which have not been together for 150 years. Incorporating artifacts, graphic elements, light and sound, the exhibit will be the first of its kind in Franklin.

August 2, 2014 through April 26, 2015 ...more


Shrimp Boil

Presented by Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum at Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum, Nashville

April 26, 2015

Join us for our annual Shrimp Boil event at the Historic Travellers Rest. Enjoy a low country shrimp boil, beer and live music. We look forward to bringing you new tastings this year!

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Wildflower Hikes

Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Brentwood

March 24 - April 28, 2015

The wildflowers are blooming: Spring is here! Come enjoy all the colors this season offers as we hike the trails of Owl's Hill. Watch the browns of winter give way to the spectrum of spring...more

Music City Roots: Miss Tess and the TalkBacks, Frank Fairfield,Cheryl Wheeler and Gretchen Peters

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

April 29, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the...more

Crafting a Creative City

Presented by Metro Arts at Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

April 29, 2015

Join Metro Arts for "Crafting a Creative City" as it unveils its 5-year strategic plan. A briefing and Q&A will follow. Free and open to the public.


Introducing: Michael Dickins and Dawn Martin Dickins

Presented by KT Wolf Gallery at KT Wolf Gallery, Nashville

April 11 - April 30, 2015

KT Wolf Gallery is please to introduce Michael Dickins and Dawn Martin Dickins to Nashville in an exhibition of multi-media installations that explore themes and tensions unique to the United...more

TDOT Centennial: A hundred Years of Moving Tennessee Forward and into the Future

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

March 1 - April 30, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is continuing its year-long Centennial Celebration with a mobile transportation exhibit that is now on display at the Tennessee...more

Frontstretch Fest

Presented by Rockhouse Partners at Nashville Farmers' Market, Nashville

May 2, 2015

Join us on May 2 for the worlds largest Derby watch party at the Nashville Farmers' Market! For over a decade, pop culture's love affair with southern living has had meteoric growth,...more

Celebrate Westmoreland Festival

Presented by Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce at Ricky Woodard Community Park, Westmoreland

May 1 - May 2, 2015

5/1: Coronation of the Festival Queen with live musical entertainment to follow. 

5/2: 5K and Festivities throughout the day.. Children's Village (climbing wall, face painting,...more

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: The Hamilton County Ramblers

Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store, Granville

May 2, 2015

Enjoy Tennessee's Best Bluegrass and Ole Time live music every Saturday night at Sutton General Store. The...more

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Presented by Fisk Jubilee Singers at Fisk University - Fisk Memorial Chapel, Nashville

May 3, 2015

The Fisk Jubilee Singers are vocal artists and students at Fisk University in Nashville, TN., who sing and travel worldwide.
The original Jubilee Singers introduced ‘slave songs’...more

8th Annual Bledsoe's Fort Colonial Fair

Presented by Bledsoe's Lick Historic Association at Bledsoe Fort Park, Castalian Springs

May 1 - May 3, 2015

The Bledsoe’s Lick Historical Association wishes to invite you to join us for the Eighth Annual, Bledsoe's Fort Colonial Fair. This will be a Juried Event focusing on the 1750-1790 time...more

Livingston Exchange Home & Garden Show

Presented by Overton Chamber of Commerce at Overton County Fairgrounds, Livingston

May 2 - May 3, 2015

Fund Raiser for The Livingston Exchange Club.  Exhibitors will be showing and selling various spring plants and other items, plus a yard sale and demonstrations throughout the 2 day event....more

Nature Fest 2015

Presented by Nature Fest Committee at Tennessee Tech - Pennebaker Hall, Cookeville

May 1 - May 4, 2015

Nature Fest is a four-day celebration of nature’s treasures in and around the Upper Cumberland. It includes hikes, lectures, workshops, presentations and activities focused on land, water,...more

Music City Roots: Feufollet, Hogslong String Band, Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, Ori Naftaly

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

May 6, 2015

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Songwriters Night at Rock Castle

Presented by Historic Rock Castle at Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

May 9, 2015

Come out to Historic Rock Castle on designated Saturday Nights in the Summer and enjoy music from...more

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: Glade City Rounders

Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store, Granville

May 9, 2015

Glade City Rounders performing at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour! All-You-Can-Eat Southern Style Dinner Great Country Cooking! Consists of Meat, 3 Vegetables, Bread, Salad, Homemade...more

The Edge of Sanity: Psychological Trauma in the Civil War

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

May 9, 2015

Dr. Michael Adams, an author on books about the Civil War, will speak on “The Edge of Sanity:  Psychological Trauma in the Civil War,” a program...more

Magnolias & Mimosas

Presented by Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum at Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum, Nashville

May 10, 2015

Join us for our Magnolias & Mimosas event! This will be a great way to celebrate Mother's Day with your family! Enjoy brunch and mimosas in our formal garden & on the lower gallery of...more

Music City Roots: Jim Hurst More Artist to be added

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

May 13, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

2015 Historic Rural Life Festival

Presented by Tennessee Agricultural Museum at Tennessee Agricultural Museum, Nashville

May 14 - May 15, 2015

The Historic Rural Life Festival, held in May, promotes the history of agriculture by featuring traditional crafts, farm animals, demonstrations and shade tree activities. Attracting around 2,500...more

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: The Davonport Brothers

Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store, Granville

May 16, 2015

The Davenport Brothers performing at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour! All-You-Can-Eat Southern Style Dinner Great Country Cooking! Consists of Meat, 3 Vegetables, Bread, Salad,...more

Middle Tn Genealogical Society Meeting

Presented by Middle TN Genealogical Society at FiftyForward Knowles Center, Nashville

May 16, 2015

Middle TN Genealogical Society will hold its bimonthly meeting at FiftyForward Knowles, Patricia Hart Building, 174 Rains Ave., (across from the State...more

Music City Roots: Haas Kowert and Tice, Candi Staton, William Tyler, More Artist to be added

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

May 20, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Memento Mori -- Looking at Death in Art and Illustration

Presented by Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery at Vanderbilt University - Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville

March 12 - May 23, 2015

Drawing on the combined resources of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, local museums, and several private collections, Memento Mori - Looking...more

Music City Roots: Writers on the Storm, Judah & the Lion, Kerri Powers and Dave Eggar

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

May 27, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Hermitage Homeschool Days 2015: Junior Docents

Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, Nashville

May 29, 2015

The Hermitage supports the work of homeschooling families by offering Homeschool Days. Please register your group by emailing ...more

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour - Avery Trace

Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store, Granville

May 30, 2015

Avery Trace performing at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour! All-You-Can-Eat Southern Style Dinner Great Country Cooking! Consists of Meat, 3 Vegetables, Bread, Salad, Homemade Desserts & Drinks!...more

Vintage Base Ball

Presented by City of Goodlettsville Parks at Historic Mansker's Station, Goodlettsville

April 19 - May 31, 2015

Home Games by the Highland Rim Distillers, vintage base ball players. The games are free and open to the public. 

The local club is looking for volunteers to play banjo and/ or...more

Music City Roots: Ashley Cleveland, Andrew Duho Trio, Ryan Cullwell, Emi Sunshine

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

June 3, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Putting on the Ritz Gala at Rock Castle

Presented by Historic Rock Castle at Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

June 6, 2015

"Putting on the Ritz" is a 1920's style soiree at Historic Rock Castle, along the shores of Old Hickory Lake, in Hendersonville. Featuring: Speakeasy ;Family Style...more

National Trails Day - Johnsonville Trail Sampler

Presented by Johnsonville State Historic Park at Johnsonville State Historic Park , New Johnsonville

June 6, 2015

Johnsonville State Historic Park has so many great trails, sometimes it’s hard to pick which one to hike, so for our National Trails Day Hike, we’re going to sample all of them on the...more

“What Is To Become of the People” The Civil War and Reconstruction in Tennessee

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

January 2 - June 7, 2015

An exhibition exploring the experiences of Tennesseans during the Civil War and Reconstruction is currently on view in the museum’s Changing Galleries. “What Is To Become of the...more

Red Grooms: The Blue & The Gray

Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

January 2 - June 7, 2015

An exhibition of 50 artworks interpreting the Civil War by internationally acclaimed artist Red Grooms is on view at the Tennessee State Museum. The exhibition entitled, Red Grooms: The Blue &...more

Music City Roots: Government Cheese, Webb Wilder & The Beatnecks, Bill Lloyd Warner Hodges

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

June 10, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Junior Ranger Camp

Presented by Johnsonville State Historic Park at Johnsonville State Historic Park , New Johnsonville

June 9 - June 12, 2015

Does your child love history, nature, or just being outside? Are they between the ages of 7 and 12? Then we have an experience they’ll never forget!

Johnsonville State Historic Park...more

Cookeville Museums History Hikes

Presented by Cookeville Depot Museum and Cookeville Leisure Services at Cookeville Depot Museum, Cookeville

March 14 - June 13, 2015

Come History Hike between the Cookeville Depot Museum and the Cookeville History Museum the second Saturday of each month! Pick up your entry (and enjoy some cookies) at either museum,...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

June 17, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Nerd Night at Belle Meade Plantation - Victorian Astronomy & Star-Gazing

Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville

June 18, 2015

Come out to Belle Meade Plantation for star-gazing. We'll start with drinks in our winery's garden patio, then retire to the Boxwood Garden to enjoy the night sky. Learn about the...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

July 8, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Songwriters Night at Rock Castle

Presented by Historic Rock Castle at Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

July 11, 2015

Come out to Historic Rock Castle on designated Saturday Nights in the Summer and...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

July 15, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

July 22, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

July 29, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

August 5, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Overton County Cruise-In

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

August 8, 2015

Antique cars and trucks bring back memories of days gone by.


Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

August 12, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Songwriters Night at Rock Castle

Presented by Historic Rock Castle at Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

August 15, 2015

Come out to Historic Rock Castle on designated Saturday Nights in the Summer and...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

August 19, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

Nineteenth Century Music & Pickin' Party

Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville

August 20, 2015

Enjoy the dog days of summer on the back porch at Belle Meade Mansion. We'll have a pickin' party and jam session with our music historian, Matt Klinedinst, while we learn about...more

Music City Roots

Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin, Franklin

August 26, 2015

Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

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