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Spring Break Scavenger Hunt

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

March 15 - March 31, 2015

The kids are on Spring Break and what to do? Why not make your way to the Johnsonville State Historic Park Welcome Center for a scavenger hunt!

Pick up your list and check it twice as you search the welcome center to see just what you can find. Work together as a family and turn in your scavenger hunt for fabulous prizes! Ideal for home educators. 

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Perennial Plant Society Annual Plant Sale

Presented by Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tenn at The Fairgrounds Expo Center, Nashville

April 11, 2015

Nashville's Largest (and Best) Plant Sale! 

More than 400 varieties of plants, vines, and grasses for gardens large and small will be on sale. Expert advice on...more

Sister Hollow Walk at Warner Parks

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

April 11, 2015

Explore a special hollow in Percy Warner as we hike along a road returning to nature.

Age level: All ages
Registration opens March 27

 


Muddy Buddies at Warner Parks

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

April 11, 2015

Come out and get dirty. Join the crew and help us help the parks with a little hands-on work to improve and maintain the hiking trails.

Age level: Adults
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Nutrition Workshop: CSA's 101

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Nashville Farmers' Market, Nashville

April 15, 2015

Better nutrition is a goal that shows up on everyone's to-do list at some point, but sometimes nutrition seems so commercialized you just don't know what to trust. That's why we've...more

Spring Wildflower Walk at Warner Parks

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

April 15, 2015

Get your taxes in and celebrate with a walk looking for the last of the spring wildflowers.

Age level: Adults
Registration opens March 31

 


Homeschool Journeys: Wildflowers at Warner Parks

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

April 16, 2015

Designed just for homeschool students, this program will provide a grade/age appropriate science-based field experience studying the spring wildflowers of Warner Parks.

Age level: 5-13...more

Yoga at Warner Parks

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

April 16, 2015

Stretch, strengthen, and breathe during our spring yoga series at the nature center.  Please bring your own mat and yoga equipment if you have it.  

Age level: Adults
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Birding in Deep Well at Warner Parks

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

April 17, 2015

Spring birding is great in the woods in Deep Well picnic area in Percy Warner Park. Northern Parulas and other warblers will be arriving and a Barred Owl might be seen, too. Join us!

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Going Batty at Warner Parks

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

April 17, 2015

Did you know April 17 is National Bat Appreciation Day? To celebrate, we are going to learn a bit about bats! Join us for fun and games as we explore the world of our only flying...more

The Annual Herb Sale

Presented by The Herb Society of Nashville at Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Nashville

April 18, 2015

The Annual Herb Sale presented by The Herb Society of Nashville will feature rare varieties of annual and perennial herbs; plants for companion planting; handmade pottery herb markers by Roy...more

Family Bird Hike at Warner Parks

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

April 18, 2015

What bird says “cheeseburger, cheeseburger”?  Which birds like to sing “potato chip, potato chip” as they fly around Warner Park?  Learn to identify some of the...more

Spring Break Scavenger Hunt

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

April 1 - April 18, 2015

The kids are on Spring Break and what to do? Why not make your way to the Johnsonville State Historic Park Welcome Center for a scavenger hunt!

Pick up your list and check it twice as you...more

Buster and Sheryl McLaury Horse Clinic

Presented by Horse Corner Farms at Horse Corner Farm, Lebanon

April 16 - April 19, 2015

Buster and Sheryl McLaury are acclaimed horse trainers and clinicians who tour the world helping people learn how to communicate with their horses and have a more satisfying experience for both...more

Amphibian Night Songs: Citizen Scientists in Action! at Warner Parks

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

April 22, 2015

Interested in contributing to important research in the park? If you are an amphibian lover, this is the program for you! Join us as we explore the best frog habitats in the park and learn to...more

Birding in Beech Woods at Warner Parks

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

April 24, 2015

The wonderful Beech trees of Warner Park could be full of birds today.  This is prime time spring migration so birds are arriving nightly and warblers, tanagers, vireos and may be seen and...more

Story Time at Warner Parks

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

April 24, 2015

Enjoy a seasonal nature story under the giant beech tree or on the back porch!

Age level: Pre-K

 


Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Water Cycle at Warner Parks

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

April 24, 2015

Teachers will explore the water cycle on land and in the wetland, river, and creek during this hands-on, standards-based workshop. We will determine the boundaries of Warner Parks’...more

Celebrate Astronomy Day! at Warner Parks

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

April 25, 2015

Join naturalists and astronomers to safely view the Sun and other celestial objects through telescopes and binoculars.

Age level: All ages
Registration opens April 10
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Family Creek Play & Hike at Warner Parks

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

April 25, 2015

Come over to the creek behind the nature center and let’s do some exploring! We’ll look for crawdads, fish, and other critters as we walk through the water. Bring a small net, bucket,...more

Spring Star Party at Warner Parks

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

April 25, 2015

Enjoy a night under the dark sky viewing stars, planets, and more through telescopes.

Age level: All ages
Leaders: Heather Gallagher, Sudekum Planetarium, and Barnard-Seyfert...more

Rachel Brathen

Presented by Cannery Ballroom at Cannery Ballroom, Nashville

April 26, 2015

Swedish native Rachel Brathen is an author, motivational speaker and international yoga teacher residing in Aruba. After graduating school in Stockholm she traveled to Costa Rica and it was here...more

Spring Fest

Presented by Green Door Gorumet at Green Door Gourmet , Nashville

April 26, 2015

Green Door Gourmet, a 350-acre farm located in West Nashville, will kick off the season at their annual Spring Fest on April 26 from 11pm to 6pm. The family-friendly event will feature a bluegrass...more

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

Spring Bird Banding Day at Warner Parks

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

April 29, 2015

Spring migration is in full swing. Stop by the banding station and learn about birds passing through on their long journey north. See a bird up close and park research in action!

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Yoga at Warner Parks

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

April 30, 2015

Stretch, strengthen, and breathe during our spring yoga series at the nature center.  Please bring your own mat and yoga equipment if you have it.  

Age level: Adults
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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

Habitat for Humanity: Build Day

Presented by Team Green Adventures

May 9, 2015

Team Green is once again joining forces to improve our community by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County on their spring build in Fairview! We will be helping to construct a...more

Garden & Goods Spring Market

Presented by J Alexander Home at Historic Cragfont, Castalian Springs

May 8 - May 9, 2015

Garden Decor, Plants, Flowers, antiques, vintage, inspired jewels, live music, baked goods, Farmer's market, arts, crafts, textiles, tastings, pottery, and candles!


Urban Gardening Festival 2015

Presented by Master Gardeners of Davidson County at UT Extension Demonstration Garden - Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville

May 16, 2015

Urban Gardening Festival is a free event for the community hosted annually by the Master Gardeners of Davidson County at its Demonstration Garden on the campus of Ellington Agricultural Center in...more

Loretta Lynn’s Bi-Annual Trail Ride

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

June 1 - June 5, 2015

If you’re lookin for a great trail ride vacation, Loretta Lynn’s is the place to be! 30 amp service, Creekside Campsites, Covered Stalls, Picket Areas, Panel Stalls, Dances, Used Tack...more

Bonnaroo 2015

Presented by Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Manchester

June 11 - June 14, 2015

The 14th year of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, June 14.

Bonnaroo is a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held...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

Barenaked Ladies with Violent Femmes and Colin Hay

Presented by Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel at Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel, Whites Creek

July 13, 2015

Barenaked Ladies will be heading back out on the road this summer for their 2015 Last Summer on Earth Tour. Joined by special guests...more

Gear Workshop: Intro to Day Hiking

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Cumberland Transit West, Nashville

August 12, 2015

Learn the basics about day hiking gear, including what to pack and how to pack it, at Cumberland Transit's West End store!


Perseids Meteor Shower

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Natchez Trace Parkway, Nashville

August 12, 2015

Perseids Meteor Shower


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

Tennessee State Fair

Presented by Tennessee State Fair at The Fairgrounds Expo Center, Nashville

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

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

Gear Workshop: Cold Weather Cycling

Presented by Team Green Adventures at Cumberland Transit West, Nashville

October 14, 2015

Want to hit the road or trails for some rides this fall, but are feeling deterred by the colder temperatures? We've got some road and mountain bike rides coming up this fall, so to help get...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

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!

 To make your reservations call...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

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

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