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    TN HISTORY & HERITAGE

    George Dickel Distillery Tour

    Presented by George Dickel Distillery at George Dickel Distillery

    October 1, 2009 - on going

    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 shelf of this plateau provides water than runs fresh and clear from the nearby Cascade Springs, and it made the perfect spot to build a distillery.

    Come tour the distillery ...more



    Civil War Lecture Series: 14 Days of Waiting

    Presented by Belmont Mansion at Belmont Mansion

    September 23, 2014

    All lectures will be held at 5:30 p.m. on the following Tuesdays---September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30thThe mansion played an important role as the house and grounds were occupied by Union...more

    Music City Roots: Mac Wiseman, Falls, Mae Trio, The Audreys, Brooke Russell and The Mean Reds, Kevin Bennett

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

    September 24, 2014

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    Executive Speaker Series

    Presented by Nashville City Club at Nashville City Club

    September 25, 2014

    Join us for "The Rise and Development in Nashville" lead by Nashville Developer, Tony Giarratana.


    Remembering WWII: Reenactment and Swap Meet

    Presented by Dominion Skills at Downtown Linden

    September 27, 2014

    Join us September 27th in Linden, TN as we make WWII history come alive with a reenactment, encampment, and swap meet. Most importantly come meet the WWII Veterans as they share their stories,...more

    RiverWorks Discovery Cruises into Adventure Science Center

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center

    September 27, 2014

    Watersheds, wetlands, wildlife – oh my! On Saturday, Sept. 27, visitors to Adventure Science Center will have fun while learning about the commerce, culture, conservation and careers of...more

    Sundays LIVE: Judy Holland, Historic Chocolate at The Hermitage

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

    September 28, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Homesteads Apple Festival

    Presented by Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association at Cumberland Homestead Tower Museum

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    The 11th annual Homesteads Apple Festival will be held September 27th & 28, 2014 at the junction of US 127 South and State Route 68, four miles south of Crossville. The...more

    Civil War Lecture Series: Tennessee Women in the Civil War

    Presented by Belmont Mansion at Belmont Mansion

    September 30, 2014

    All lectures will be held at 5:30 p.m. on the following Tuesdays---September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30thThe mansion played an important role as the house and grounds were occupied by Union...more

    Humphreys County Antique Tractor & Engine Show

    Presented by Humphreys County Antique Tractor & Engine Club at Humphreys County Fairgrounds

    October 3 - October 4, 2014

    Come to Humphreys County for an Antique Tractor and Engine Show on October 3 and 4! The annual Show is held the first Fri & Sat of October every year. The event is free to the...more

    Candlelight Cemetery Tour

    Presented by Sumner County Museum at Gallatin Cemetery

    October 4, 2014

    This will be the 18th year for the tour. The tour starts at 4p.m. and last tour begins at 10p.m. There are nine presentations of persons who are buried in the Cemetery plus a person who welcomes...more

    Train Robbery Excursion Train to Watertown

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    October 4, 2014

    The Mackle and Wilson gangs are on the loose again! Rumor has it that they will attempt to hold up the Excursion Train en route to Watertown and then maybe even raid Watertown itself. Here's...more

    Jazz on the Cumberland

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Granville Veteran Park

    October 4, 2014

    Held at Granville Veterans Park on the banks of the Cumberland River/Cordell Hull Lake, enjoy jazz favorites from the following artists:

    11:30am   Jackson High School Jazz Band...more

    Granville Fall Celebration

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. and Granville Museum, Inc. at Granville Museum

    October 4, 2014

    The 2014 Fall Festival will be an exciting event. The following events are being planned:

    Jazz on the Cumberland - Professional Jazz Bands perform at Granville Veterans Park on bank...more

    Lotz House Sixth Annual Antiques Appraisal Fair

    Presented by The Lotz House at Lotz House

    October 4, 2014

    The appraisal fair is open to the public and will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their antiques to learn its value. The cost is $20 for the appraisal of one item,...more

    Fall Fest at the Hermitage 2014

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

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    This event will focus on a fantastic variety of artisans, live music acts that can only be found in Music City, as well as specialty foods and spirits. Fall Fest at The Hermitage is an excellent...more

    Evening with Storytellers featuring Eric Jacobson and Bryan Lane

    Presented by Williamson County Library Foundation at Williamson County Public Library

    October 9, 2014

    As part of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, the library will host An Evening with Storytellers, featuring Eric Jacobson and Bryan Lane. The presentation will highlight important...more

    Overton County Cruise-In

    Presented by Overton Chamber of Commerce at Livingston Historic Courthouse Square

    October 11, 2014

    These antique cars and trucks will bring back memories of days gone by.


    Jane Austen Book Club: Northanger Abbey and feather work

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    October 11, 2014

    Love Jane Austen? Want to know more about her life? How she became who she was? Meet others who enjoy her work? Join The Belle Meade Plantation Jane Austen Book Club!  We will meet throughout...more

    Fireball Mail at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store

    October 11, 2014

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

    Fireball Mail at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store

    October 11, 2014

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

    9th Annual History Hayride

    Presented by Friends of Edgar Evins State Park, Inc. at Edgar Evins State Park

    October 11, 2014

    Ride hay wagon to 10 stops in the park where costumed performers will reveal the history of the park and area. Patrons will remain on the wagons during the 1/2 to 2 hour circuit. A narrator on...more

    Nerd Night: Murder Mystery Event

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    October 18, 2014

    Join us for a Victorian murder mystery! We’ll start with wine in the culinary kitchen, then head to the house for a truly exciting murder mystery set in the home of Selene and General...more

    The Tennessee History Festival

    Presented by Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

    October 17 - October 18, 2014

    Hear the roar of cannons and the voices of historic Tennesseans! The 11th Annual Tennessee History Festival pays homage to Tennessee’s rich history and heritage. Visitors can experience...more

    Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: Ballanger Family Bluegrass Band

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store

    October 18, 2014

    Enjoy Sutton Ole Time Music Hour at Sutton's General Store ft. Ballanger Family Bluegrass Band!  Dale, Kris and Ethan play music that ranges from old time fiddle tunes...more

    A Night at the Museum: Meet Me at the Station

    Presented by Discover Madison, Inc. at Amqui Station and Visitors Center

    October 18, 2014

     "A Night at the Museum: Meet Me at the Station" is a unique museum-theatre event. Visitors will get to experience the historic Amqui Station at night-time, when the lights go down...more

    Jazz on the Cumberland Concert Series 2014

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. and Nashville Metro Parks & Recreation at Cumberland Park (East Bank Cumberland River)

    May 11 - October 19, 2014

    Jazz on the Cumberland, a monthly concert series at Cumberland Park on the banks of the great river, returns for 2014. Concerts take place every third Sunday, August through October. The concerts,...more

    Ghost & Lantern Tour

    Presented by City of Goodlettsville Parks at Mansker's Fort & the Bowen Plantation House

    October 24, 2014

    Weave through the grounds of the Bowen House by lantern and take pleasure in an evening of tales spun about what may have happened on the grounds of Mansker's Station. Start at the...more

    Bicycle Tour of Stones River National Battlefield

    Presented by Stones River National Battlefield at Stones River National Battlefield

    April 5 - October 25, 2014

    Join a ranger for guided bicycle tours of Stones River National Battlefield on Saturdays from April 5, 2014 through October 25, 2014 at 9 AM. Get healthy exercise, reduce your carbon...more

    Battle of Nashville Bus Tour: A Look at the Role of African Americans in the Civil War

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University

    October 25, 2014

    Tour Hosts: Tim Johnson, Lipscomb University, Professor of History, and David Currey, historian and documentary filmmaker

    Enjoy a day in Nashville with tour leader David Currey, a box...more

    Agents of Their Own Destiny: Race and Remembrance in a Civil War City, Special Tours

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

    On each Saturday during the month, tours will be offered to sites associated with the Battle of Nashville including the Glen Leven Estate, Peach Orchard Hill, Granbury's Lunette, Fort Negley...more

    Battle of Nashville Special Tours

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb Academy

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

    On each Saturday during October, guests will tour sites associated with the Battle of Nashville including the Peach Orchard Hill, Granbury’s Lunette, Fort Negley and Historic Travellers...more

    Hauntings at The Hermitage

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

    October 25, 2014

    Join us for Hauntings at The Hermitage for an evening of historic mystery and fright! The event will be divided into two sessions--one for families with young children, and one for visitors...more

    A Day at the Fair with The David Ewing Collection

    Presented by Conservancy for The Parthenon and Centennial Park at The Parthenon

    July 10 - October 26, 2014

    “Why is the Parthenon in Nashville?” That is the Number One question we hear from visitors. The exhibit A Day at the Fair with The David Ewing Collection will answer this...more

    Whispers from the Past: An All Star Weekend

    Presented by RippaVilla Plantation at RippaVilla Plantation

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

    Rippavilla will be hosting a special Whispers from the Past: An All Star Weekend with the Innovative Paranormal Research...more

    Country Crossroads Farmers Market in Historic Whites Creek, TN

    July 16 - October 29, 2014

    Country Crossroads Farmers Market is located in Historic Whites Creek TN. If you have ever wanted to get out to the country in just 10 min from Nashville head to the farmers...more

    Middle TN Genealogical Society

    Presented by Middle TN Genealogical Society at FiftyForward Knowles Center

    October 23 - October 30, 2014

    Beginning Genealogy Classes, "Stepping Stones to Find Your Ancestors" Instructor: Virginia Gooch Watson, an experienced teacher of genealogy classes since 1976. Subjects covered:...more

    Martina McBride

    Presented by Ryman Auditorium at Ryman Auditorium

    November 1, 2014

    Martina first made the country charts in 1992. Her hit records since then have included such enduring classics as “Wild Angels,” “Safe in the Arms of Love,” “Wrong...more

    Famous Tennesseans

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Granville Museum

    September 5 - November 1, 2014

    The Granville Museum Presents "FAMOUS TENNESSEANS." Come view these featurettes from September 5 through November 1.

    This is a video documentary project, initiated by the...more

    150th Aniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville

    Presented by Johnsonville State Historic Park at Johnsonville State Historic Park

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    Come to Johnsonville State Historic Park for the 150th Anniversary Event of the Battle of Johnsonville.  Reenactments will take place though out both days, cannon firing...more

    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville Commemoration

    Presented by Friends of Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park at Nathan Beford Forrest State Park

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    Come to Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park's Eva Beach for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville. Living history demonstrations of Confederate forces will take place throughout...more

    Sunday in the Park

    Presented by Friends of Warner Parks at Edwin Warner Park

    November 2, 2014

    The Friends of Warner Parks and 2014 event co-chairs Candy Bass and Elizabeth Akers are thrilled to celebrate the 25th year of Sunday in the Park.

    Since 1990, this tradition has brought...more

    Life in Colonial America for Kids

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - North Branch

    November 5, 2014

    We will explore the life of children who lived in Colonial America: what type of clothing they wore, the games they played, the food they ate, the stories they listened to, and even the chores...more

    Music from The Mockingbird Sings

    Presented by Global Education Center at Global Education Center

    November 8, 2014

    Cast members from The Mockingbird Sings, an original play about the origins of country music in Bristol, Tennessee, will share music, stories and skits from the play. This evening promises to be...more

    Murder Mystery Excursion Train to Watertown

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    November 8, 2014

    Come ride with us on a trip back when times were simpler and not so hurried- Tennessee Central Railway Museum’s classic traditional American streamlined passenger train takes you on a...more

    New Docent Training Class

    Presented by The Parthenon and Conservancy for The Parthenon and Centennial Park at The Parthenon

    September 13 - November 8, 2014


    Fall is a time of new beginnings, especially for students—whatever their age. There is something energizing about the leaves turning and the sun’s changing slant and the weather...more

    Chrissie Hynde

    Presented by Ryman Auditorium at Ryman Auditorium

    November 10, 2014

    Chrissie Hynde has confirmed a 25-date North American tour in support of her critically and commercially hailed Stockholm, which debuted in the U.S. Top 40 upon its June release here on...more

    Let's Get Acquainted With Some Native American Customs

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - North Branch

    November 12, 2014

    We will explore the lives of various Native Americans and some of their folk tales and beliefs.


    DelMonaco Winery Fall Excursion Train!

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    November 15, 2014

    Take a different autumn trip with an excursion train ride in a restored classic 1950s era American streamlined stainless steel passenger train to DelMonaco Winery! There will be door...more

    The African-American Experience in the Civil War Era: A Symposium by Lipscomb University

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Shamblin Theatre

    November 15, 2014

    A day-long symposium featuring lunch, talks by three expert authors and a book-signing, and a discussion of the history of Fisk University before and after the war.

    • James McPherson,...more

    Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: “After the War”

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University - Ezell Center

    October 22 - November 19, 2014

    Instructor: David Hardin, writer, editor and historian

    David Hardin’s book, “After the War” retraces and examines the postwar lives and struggles of some of the Civil...more

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