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Perseids Meteor Shower

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Natchez Trace Parkway, Nashville

August 12, 2015

Perseids Meteor Shower

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Free Hike Day

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

August 1, 2015

Come out to Owl's Hill for a free hike! Join one of our staff members or volunteers on a guided hike through Owl's Hill. This is a great opportunity for families, individuals, and small groups to...more

Knee-High Naturalist: Reptiles Rock

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

August 3 - August 4, 2015

Children will explore the world of reptiles which includes snakes, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, and lizards. These animals rock and are important to have around. Advanced registration...more

Love's Health Start Festival

Presented by Tyson Foods Know Hunger Nashville Project at Hadley Park, Nashville

August 8, 2015

As a part of the third annual Weekend of Hope, local Nashville residents are invited to attend the Love’s Healthy Start Festival, featuring:

- First come, first serve backpack and fresh...more

Homeschool Journeys: Reptiles

Presented by Warner Parks Nature Center at Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

August 13, 2015

Designed just for homeschool students, this program will provide a grade/age appropriate science-based field experience focusing on observation, identification, and habitats of snakes, turtles,...more

Snake and Salamander Hunt

Presented by Warner Parks Nature Center at Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

August 15, 2015

Wear your creek-stompin’ shoes to investigate Vaughn Creek. We’ll look for water snakes, zigzag salamanders, and broad-head skinks!
 


Raise the Roofs

Presented by Friends of Franklin Parks at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin

August 15, 2015

Join Friends of Franklin Parks on Saturday, Aug. 15, for the fourth annual Raise the Roofs fundraiser for the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The event will be held from 5-8 p.m. outdoors, so please...more

Tales From The Flip-Side

Presented by John Pyka Productions at Centennial Black Box Theater, Nashville

August 15, 2015

Time Travel. Prohibition. Gangsters. Magic. Music. Masked Vigilantes.

These are just a few of the elements of the new novel and accompanying one man show Tales From The...more

Summer Night Hike

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

August 20, 2015

Can you tell a Katydid call from a Cicada's?  The croak of a Bullfrog from that of a Green Frog? Have you ever called owls or listened to birds going to bed?  Bring a picnic and enjoy an...more

Dragons, Damsels and Monarchs

Presented by Warner Parks Nature Center at Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

August 22, 2015

Do you enjoy watching royalty? These royal creatures are residing in Warner Park.  Join me at the Nature Center where we will observe the habits and habitat of royalty.   ...more

Music in the Meadow: Musical Theater-Gershwin

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

August 22, 2015

Gates open at 5:30 pm for picnics, hikes and meeting the owls; Music starts at 7:00 pm
Returning for the third year in a row is our popular evening of musical theater standards....more

Full Moon Pickin' Party

Presented by Friends of Warner Parks at Percy Warner Park, Nashville

August 28, 2015

Friends of Warner Parks presents the 15th annual season of Full Moon Pickin' Parties running May through October 2015. The August lineup will feature Johnny Campbell & The...more

Teacher Appreciation Day

Presented by Grandaddy's Farm

September 12, 2015

Grandaddy’s Farm is almost open and we want to celebrate by showing some love to educators. September 12th all teachers can visit Grandaddy’s Farm free of charge! General public will receive...more

Shakespeare in the Park | Henry V

Presented by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival at Centennial Park Bandshell, Nashville

August 13 - September 13, 2015

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents Henry V, William Shakespeare's most popular history, from Aug. 13 through Sept. 13 at Nashville's Centennial Park...more

Hands On Nashville Day (Team Green Team)

Presented by Team Green Adventures

September 19, 2015

Join the Lightning 100's Team Green HON Day Team and lend a helping hand to Nashville Schools with the 24th Annual Hands On Nashville Day! Rally your friends and family, and be...more

Sweet Corn Festival

Presented by Autumn Acres at Autumn Acres , Crossville

September 19, 2015

Join us for a day of family farm fun! Our opening day Sweet Corn Festival will be filled with activities, good food, a barn sale, an antique car show, a 5K and so much more! There will be sweet...more

Tennessee State Fair

Presented by Tennessee State Fair

September 11 - September 20, 2015

Tennessee is experiencing a time of growth unlike any other time in the past 100 years. Residents from all over the state flock to Nashville during the ten days of the fair for fun, entertainment,...more

Gear Workshop: Intro to Backpacking

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Cumberland Transit West, Nashville

September 23, 2015

Want to hit the trails for an overnight trip, but aren't sure what you need to get started? We've got some Beginner and Intermediate Backpacking trips coming up this fall, so to help get...more

Full Moon Pickin' Party

Presented by Friends of Warner Parks at Percy Warner Park, Nashville

September 25, 2015

Friends of Warner Parks presents the 15th annual season of Full Moon Pickin' Parties running May through October 2015. The September lineup will feature Grace Adele, Someday Soon,...more

Hendersonville Farmers Market

Presented by The Streets of Indian Lake at The Streets Of Indian Lake, Hendersonville

May 23 - September 26, 2015

Hendersonville Farmers Market is an outdoor market held on the plaza at Streets of Indian Lake Mall offering a variety of in-season locally grown produce such as vegetables, fruits, herbs, eggs,...more

National Public Lands Day - Shoreline Clean Up Volunteer Workday

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

September 26, 2015

Join us for our National Public Lands Day Shoreline Clean Up Volunteer Workday. The 151st Anniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville is only a few short weeks away and we want the...more

One Walk for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Presented by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Nashville

September 26, 2015

We're the walk the walk type

Each year, JDRF Walk brings together more than 900,000 people to change the future for people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) by raising money for research....more

Run to End Childhood Cancer

Presented by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Edwin Warner Park, Nashville

September 26, 2015

The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer will take place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and will benefit the children of St. Jude. It costs 2 million dollars every day for...more

Sunset Cruise

Presented by Blue Heron Cruises, Inc. at Riverbluff Park, Ashland City

July 7 - September 26, 2015

Ready for a relaxing, romantic river cruise?  Bring your sweetheart and/or favorite friends and family to enjoy watching the sky and listening to mellow music.  This is the perfect...more

2015 Nashville Neighborhoods Celebration

Presented by Neighborhoods Resource Center at Cleveland Park, Nashville

September 26, 2015

The Nashville Neighborhoods Celebration, presented by Xfinity and organized by the Neighborhoods Resource Center, is a day for celebrating and promoting Nashville's neighborhoods and the...more

24th Annual AIDS Walk and 5K Run

Presented by Nashville CARES at Public Square Park - Nashville, Nashville

October 3, 2015

The 24th Annual Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run, presented by NPS Pharmacy, will take place at Public Square Park, located at 1 Public Square Nashville, TN 37201, rain or shine!...more

Rain Garden Volunteer Day

Presented by Team Green Adventures at The Nations Neighborhood, Nashville

October 17, 2015

Rain Gardens are a natural and beautiful way to reduce and clean storm water. These shallow, depressed gardens collect and filter rain water, and the result is cleaner water, less water entering...more

Walk Like MADD

Presented by Mothers Against Drunk Driving at Centennial Park, Nashville

October 18, 2015

Walk Like MADD is our signature fundraising event to help us raise both awareness and funds to...more

Orionid Meteor Shower

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Natchez Trace Parkway, Nashville

October 21, 2015

The Orionids is an smaller shower producing about 20 meteors per hour at it's peak after midnight. One of the best viewing locations around Nashville for a show like this is along the Natchez...more

Full Moon Pickin' Party Season Pass

Presented by Friends of Warner Parks at Percy Warner Park, Nashville

May 29 - October 23, 2015

These laid-back, family-friendly fundraisers feature Middle Tennessee's finest bluegrass and roots music under the light of a full moon. Musicians and music lovers alike are invited to enjoy this...more

Full Moon Pickin' Party

Presented by Friends of Warner Parks at Percy Warner Park, Nashville

October 23, 2015

Friends of Warner Parks presents the 15th annual season of Full Moon Pickin' Parties running May through October 2015. The October lineup will feature TBD.

These...more

4th Annual Farm to Fork Dinner

Presented by Cumberland River Compact at Green Door Gourmet , Nashville

October 29, 2015

The 4th Annual Farm to Fork dinner will be held in the rustic elegance of the Grand Barn at the Green Door Gourmet! With each of the five courses prepared from locally sourced ingredients by local...more

Loretta Lynn’s Haunted Halloween Trail Ride

Presented by Loretta Lynn's Ranch at Loretta Lynn's Ranch, Hurricane Mills

October 31 - November 1, 2015

Friday night Haunted Hayride and Coal Mine, Saturday night Costume Party and Dance. Enjoy the scenic fall foliage and great trails!

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Shuckle's Corn Maze Grand Opening at Fiddle Dee Farms

Presented by Shuckles Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch at Fiddle Dee Farms, Greenbrier

September 19 - November 8, 2015

For five years Shuckle's Corn Maze has twisted and turned the minds of people everywhere as they have hunted their way through a forest of corn.  While you've been searching for your way out...more

Leonids Meteor Shower

Presented by Team Green Adventures

November 17, 2015

The Leonids is typically one of the better meteor showers to observe, producing an average of 40 meteors per hour at their peak. One of the best viewing locations around Nashville for a show like...more

Fall Foliage Cruise

Presented by Blue Heron Cruises, Inc. at Riverbluff Park, Ashland City

September 16 - November 30, 2015

Watch the beautiful transition of Fall Foliage with family & friends!  You'll hear a brief recorded narration about the local scenery and see the leaves and bluffs reflected in the...more

KAMIKAZE KITTEN comedy show w/ Chad Riden and friends

Presented by NashvilleStandUp.com at Dino's Bar & Grill, Nashville

May 13 - December 9, 2015

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SPiFFY SQUiRREL Comedy Show

Presented by NashvilleStandUp.com at The East Room, Nashville

May 10 - December 27, 2015

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The Trails at Fontanel

Presented by The Fontanel Mansion & Farm at The Fontanel Mansion & Farm, Whites Creek

Ongoing

The Trails at Fontanel are a treasured escape for hikers, mountain bikers and nature lovers. See the map online for detailed...more

"Rocky Topper" Daytime Spelunking Adventure

Presented by Cumberland Caverns at Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville

Ongoing

This adventure trip through Rocky Top’s rocky bottom will give the first-time spelunker a taste of the untamed-underground...more

"Higgenbotham's Revenge" Daytime Spelunking Adventure

Presented by Cumberland Caverns at Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville

Ongoing

Aaron Higgenbotham never forgot his time spent in Cumberland Caverns. Neither will you! Follow the steps of the...more

"What Waits Below" Overnight Spelunking Adventure

Presented by Cumberland Caverns at Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville

Ongoing

The ultimate Spelunk-Tacular Adventure. If you want an adventure trip your group will talk about for years to come,...more

Music City Zips at Fontanel

Presented by Music City Zips and Adventureworks, Inc at The Fontanel Mansion & Farm, Whites Creek

Ongoing

Music City Zips - Zippers sail through a canopy course in the Fontanel forest on steel cables among eight zip lines which vary in length from 200 to 900 feet. Tour Guides accompany tours and...more

All Around the Mountain - Overnight Spelunking Adventure

Presented by Cumberland Caverns at Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville

Ongoing

If you wanted more caving, this is the trip for you. This trip combines "...more

"Parts Unknown" Daytime Spelunking Adventure

Presented by Cumberland Caverns at Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville

Ongoing

A stroll through the darkness of the Ten Acre Room leads you to the beginning of this caving adventure. You will begin your...more

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