Things to Do in Nashville This Week: July 8-15

Although Fourth of July festivities have come and gone, there are still plenty of fun (and patriotic!) things to do in Music City this week. Chill out and keep celebrating America at this year's Red, White, and Brew,…

Although Fourth of July festivities have come and gone, there are still plenty of fun (and patriotic!) things to do in Music City this week. Chill out and keep celebrating America at this year’s Red, White, and Brew, spend the day at the Parthenon with your family, or do a little networking at Summer NAMM, a popular gathering of the music industry. No matter how you want to spend your summer days, we have just the list for you. Without further ado, here is your Things to Do in Nashville This Week activities list:

Interview and Performance: Trisha Yearwoodtrisha-yearwood-cal_category
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Trisha takes a break from touring with husband Garth Brooks for this program celebrating the opening of her exhibit, Trisha Yearwood: The Song Remembers When.





In Place | A Multiple Media Group Exhibition

Global Mall at the Crossings
07/10/15 – 07/12/15

In Place is a group exhibition with work from 26 artists from across the U.S. Organized and curated by Watkins College of Art, Design & Film senior Mika Agari, and alumnae Alexine Rioux (’14) and Kayla Saito (’15), In Place will feature installation, drawings, video, animation, screen prints, mixed media, photography and sound recordings. The show’s objective is to open up a dialogue on contemporary art and contemporary consumer culture.




Red, White & Zoo      
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Join us for Red, White and Zoo, our inaugural wine tasting event. Experience the Zoo’s exotic habitats while enjoying wine from around the world. This is an adults-only evening fundraiser, guests under age 21 are not permitted.


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Red, White and Brew 2015

Sevier Park

The Tomorrow Fund invites you to RED, WHITE and BREW – this mid-summer fest with red and white wine, local brews, tasty food, music AND a few games, too, will really have you celebrating America and freedom.





RENT: the musical
South Jackson Civic Center
07/10/15 – 07/19/15runt_category

Set in New York City during the AIDS epidemic of the late 20th century, RENT follows a group of 8 young adults attempting to embrace the bohemian lifestyle.




summernamm_categorySummer NAMM 2015 | NAMM Foundation Events
Music City Center
07/09/15 – 07/11/15

Summer NAMM is the industry’s favorite mid-year gathering, where we celebrate NAMM’s Top 100 Dealers.




Kidsville at the Parthenon: July
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Children will learn the story of Nike, constant friend and helper in the palm of Athena, with a craft activity of making a special crown like Nike would gift to others in the stories.


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Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
06/05/15 – 09/07/15

Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, an elegant exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post-World War II recovery years to the present day.






Book Talk: A Six String History of America with Jay Pilzer
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museuma-six-string-history-of-america_category

Retired history professor, guitar dealer, and singer-songwriter Jay Pilzer has collected his thoughts on the intersection of American music, culture, commerce and politics in his book A Six String History of America. Hear about how guitars affected – or were affected by – key moments in the country’s past such as railroad expansion, the Spanish-American War, the Civil Rights movement, and the Tulip Mania of 1636.




Neon Trees
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Neon Trees new album Pop Psychology is an upbeat collection of sleek, modern alternative pop songs powered by singer-songwriter Tyler Glenn’s bright melodies, huge choruses, and witty lyrics about the challenges of finding love in the digital age.



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