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    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 railroad exhibition back again this year, on the lawn across from the Frist Learning Center. Explore all the details of three amazing outdoor model trains on three separate tracks— a treat for train enthusiasts and ...more


    The Legend of Robin Hood

    Presented by Street Theatre Company at Street Theatre, Nashville

    November 14 - November 22, 2014

    Street Theatre's ClassAct Dramatics is proud to present THE LEGEND OF ROBIN HOOD by Jeremy Sony, November 14th through the 22nd with performances Fridays at 7pm and Saturdays at 2pm and 7pm....more

    Lunch with Santa at the Belmont Mansion

    Presented by Belmont Mansion at Belmont Mansion, Nashville

    November 22, 2014

    Belmont Mansion will host its annual Lunch with Santa Claus with Chairman Nancy Russell.

    Each child’s admission includes one free 4” x 6” photo with Santa...more

    Willy Wonka

    Presented by Arts Center of Cannon County at Arts Center of Cannon County , Woodbury

    November 15 - November 22, 2014

    WILLY WONKA: Follow enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with...more

    Entreat: Restoration & Recovery

    Presented by Brentwood United Methodist Church at Brentwood United Methodist Church, Brentwood

    October 5 - November 23, 2014

    This Christ-centered, worship experience of Music, Story, Imagery, and Prayer is for anyone seeking restoration and recovery from any of life's brokenness. Come for acceptance, hope,...more

    Drop-in Family Program | Musical Petting Zoo

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

    November 23, 2014

    Bang a drum, strum an autoharp, and pick a banjo! Our Musical Petting Zoo offers budding musicians a chance to try new and familiar instruments. Instructors will be on site to offer guidance. Ages...more

    Fiddle Demonstration: David Coe and Josh Culley

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

    November 23, 2014

    David Coe has been playing traditional fiddle for more than thirty years throughout the U.S. and Canada. For the past twenty years, Coe has played fiddle for country artist Michael Martin Murphey....more

    Art Studio Tour 2014

    Presented by Stones River Crafts Association at Various Venues, Nashville

    November 22 - November 23, 2014

    The Art Studio Tour is an annual event established in 1993 that invites the public to visit working artists and their studios in Murfreesboro and the surrounding area.  Artist studios are...more

    Teen Craft: CD Mosaic

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

    November 24, 2014

    Use old CDs (provided by the library) to create a colorful and eye-catching photo frame.


    Preschool Story Time

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

    November 24, 2014

    Join Ms. Lou Anne for reading, singing and crafts. Ages 2 to 6.


    Wonder Baby

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

    November 24, 2014

    Mondays at 10:30 AM. Come for an engaging program geared toward babies (0-24 months) & their caregivers. We'll have fun with stories, songs, sign language, music & creative play! Bring...more

    Family Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Old Hickory, Old Hickory

    November 24, 2014

    Want to hear some really good books and have some fun too? Then come visit Miss Jess and find out just how fun reading can be! All ages welcome.


    Desperate Days: Last Hope of the Confederacy

    Presented by The Franklin Theatre at The Franklin Theatre, Franklin

    November 24, 2014

    After three years of war, with depleting manpower and resources, and a series of stinging defeats, the fate of the Confederacy seemed certain.

    The South had to gamble, and take costly...more

    Preschool Story Time

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

    November 25, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 11:15 AM. For preschoolers age 3 - 4. Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and more!


    Maker Tuesday

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Nashville

    November 25, 2014

    Construct, craft, and create in the Teen Center for an adventure in creativity.


    Children's Story Time

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Thompson Lane Branch, Nashville

    November 26, 2014

    Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. Join us for reading, musical movement, singing, crafts, nursery rhymes, puppets and more. For Preschoolers and School Age children.


    Music City Roots: John Cowan, Wyatt Rice and Richard Bennett, Todd Grebe and Cold Country

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

    November 26, 2014

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    Thanksgiving 8th Annual Holidayfest Indian Lake Loop

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

    November 27, 2014

    A great way to spend Thanksgiving morning.

    Come join us for a 5 Mile & 5K Family event at The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville, TN. The 5 Miler is a competitive race with timing...more

    2014 Boulevard Bolt

    Presented by The Boulevard Bolt at Boulevard Bolt, Nashville

    November 27, 2014

    The 2014 Boulevard Bolt will be the 21st anniversary of this annual Thanksgiving Day event. Every year, people all over Nashville and beyond come together to run or walk the...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

    Turkey Day

    Presented by Discovery Center at Murfree Spring at Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

    November 28, 2014

    Join us to learn all about Turkeys. We’ll have storytime, snacks, crafts, and you’ll even be able to meet Discovery Center animals that share the same habitats as turkeys!


    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

    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

    Family Program | String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry

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

    November 29, 2014

    Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow/animation puppetry, and an ever-changing set are used to tell country music history as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience...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

    The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin and Annual Illumination

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

    November 30, 2014

    To commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Franklin, 10,000 luminaries, representing the casualties of the battle, will be lit at dusk. This event is free to the public.


    Holiday Weekends at Cheekwood

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

    November 29 - November 30, 2014

    Create a masterpiece, customize a cookie, pose with Santa and more every weekend during the holiday season. All activities and events are free with gate admission unless otherwise noted.
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    HAPI's Gallery Artwork in Green Hills Branch Library

    Presented by Healing Arts Project, Inc. at Nashville Public Library - Green Hills Branch, Nashville

    November 1 - November 30, 2014

    Green Hills Branch Library will host the Healing Arts Project, Inc. in the Library Gallery throughout the month of November. HAPI artists Laura Hudson's Flower Burst and Patricia...more

    Mark Twain Day

    Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville

    November 30, 2014

    Ever wonder what makes a boat stay afloat? What exactly is a Tesla coil and how does it work? What does Mark Twain have to do with Halley's Comet? Join us as we discuss the answers to these...more

    48th Annual Cookeville Christmas Parade

    Presented by Cookeville - Putnam County Chamber of Commerce at Cookeville Depot Museum, Cookeville

    December 1, 2014

    The Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce carries on it's tradition of hosting the longtime local holiday celebration, the...more

    Columbia Main Street Annual Christmas Parade

    Presented by Columbia Main Street Corp at Historic Downtown Columbia, Columbia

    December 1, 2014

    This festive event features marching bands, school groups, boy scouts and girl scouts, church and civic groups, dance troupes, classic automobiles, motorcycles, and Santa spreading...more

    Mother Goose Moments

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

    December 1, 2014

    Every Monday at 10:00 a.m. Babies, birth through 24 months, may join Miss Donna for rhymes, songs, fingerplays, ABCs, 123s, stories and more.


    An Evergreen Christmas Movie Premiere

    Presented by The Franklin Theatre at The Franklin Theatre, Franklin

    December 2, 2014

    Leaving her seemingly glamorous Hollywood life on hold, Evie Lee is forced to return to her small hometown of Balsam Falls, Tennessee and her family's once-thriving Christmas tree farm to...more

    Pre-School Story Time

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

    December 2, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Join us for stories, songs and crafts.


    Twilite Story Hour

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

    December 2, 2014

    Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a fun family evening filled with stories and crafts!


    Hands On Nashville: Kids Bike Drive

    Presented by Hands On Nashville at Hands On Nashville, Nashville

    December 2, 2014

    Remember the magic of riding your first bike? Give that experience to kids in need by participating in Hands On Nashville’s ReCYCLE for Kids Bike Drive. On Giving Tuesday, December 2, donate...more

    Toddler Splash

    Presented by City of Clarksville at Indoor Aquatic Center - Clarksville, Clarksville

    December 3, 2014

    Pool Party for toddlers ages 1 to 5 years old, the fun will include a water parade, fishing pond, penny hunt, water games, crafts and more. Parent or guardian must accompany children in the water....more

    Home Alone (PG)

    Presented by The Franklin Theatre at The Franklin Theatre, Franklin

    November 28 - December 3, 2014

    An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.

     

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