The greater Williamson County community is reacting and responding to Monday’s fatal shooting at The Covenant School in Green Hills with prayers and calls for action.
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Spring is the air, and the air is already feeling like it’s June. That being said, now is the time to get out there and soak it up before it's gone. This week we bring baseball, sweet baseball, with the Nashville Sounds opening weekend. Starting this weekend, the whole family can head out fo…
The Franklin Theatre will be hosting a screening of Facing the Laughter: Minnie Pearl on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Legendary actor Tom Hanks is coming to Nashville.
Legendary musician Joan Baez is set to make an appearance at OZ Arts as part of promotion for her new book Am I Pretty When I Fly? An Album of Upside Down Drawings in an event co-presented with Parnassus Books.
We may not know from day to day what the weather will be like in Middle Tennessee, but we do know the end of March is full of outdoor events whose coordinators are likely praying for good weather.
Is it our lucky week or are there just a lot of St. Patrick’s day free events around here? In this week’s batch of free and cheap outings, the theme is definitely green. You’ll find an Irish Fest party over at the Grand Ole Opry lawn. The fam can head out to find some wee green ones at Warne…
Clinton Global Initiative, Vanderbilt University bring hundreds of international students to serve Nashville communities, nonprofits
Vanderbilt University hosted the Clinton Global Initiative University March 3-5 featuring dozens of speakers and hundreds of students from around the world, all of which culminated in a Day of Action benefiting several Middle Tennessee service organizations.
What do puppets, birds, Dr. Seuss and the Irish all have in common? We’re not sure exactly outside of that your family can catch each and every one of these things this week in and around Nashville.
The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show took place at The Fairgrounds Nashville Expo Center over the weekend, with awards being given to local businesses and gardeners in 12 different categories.
"See You Me," a collaborative pop-up photography and mixed media art exhibit took place at The Parthenon from Feb. 24-26, with a preview party on Feb. 23.
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens has announced the lineup for the 2023 Under the Stars concert series, which is set to take place over five nights in the late summer.
There are a lot of interesting events to pick from this week, but the biggest problem is that many of them are scheduled on the same day. You and yours will have to choose from a storytime at Parnassus Books in Green Hills, a free performance from the Nashville Opera, and some volunteer time…
Each year during the last week of February, Tennessee Songwriters Week celebrates everything related to the craft of music writing in the Volunteer State.
We’re in that part of the year where Mother Nature can’t quite decide what’s happening outside. Are we still in winter? Maybe. Luckily, we’ve had enough nice days out between the major dips in temps, and this list reflects choices to stay warm inside or to brave the outdoors and trust that t…
A pop-up photography and mixed media art exhibit will take place at the Parthenon from Feb. 24-26 featuring the work of Karen Elson and Emily Dorio.
Audience members at the Bluebird Cafe were treated to a special performance on Wednesday, Feb. 15 as country music legend Trisha Yearwood played a full set at the famed Green Hills venue.
Cheekwood Garden & Estates announced a pair of events for its upcoming spring slate and beyond as well as an addition to the grounds.
February is packed with interesting things to do with the family, despite the fact that the month is short on days. The Nashville Public Library is hosting its annual LEGO Contest, and the results will be up for a viewing this week. The whole crew can check out the library in Nolensville for…
LaRawn Scaife Rhea is known in charitable organization circles and other areas as a most creative and imaginative person.
Michael Dixon and Brian Setzer have accomplished much in their 32 years as a couple, from creating a wonderful home for themselves to working to help make their community better in many ways.
Helping behind the scenes for charitable events and not-for-profits has been Nan Parrish’s way of being involved for the past few years since losing her favorite co-chairman, her late husband, Neil. Together they took on many challenges.
With increasing sexual assaults and personal safety concerns rising across the Midstate, Nashville area women have a rare opportunity for training against violence this month with a global vigilance company this month.
Mary Carol and Stephen Beesley are newlyweds who were both widowed. In 2020 “two of her girl friends and a guy friend suggested she meet Stephen.”
Author and Parnassus Books owner and co-founder Ann Patchett announced her latest novel Tom Lake.
In the first full February free things installment, there are some chances to reflect with the family during Black History Month and some opportunities to learn about and share love for Valentine’s Day. While the Frist can normally be pricey if you’re taking the whole fam, Frist After Five o…
A variety of Black History Month events are set to take place during February at a number of Nashville institutions.
There are no two events alike in the first February iteration of free and cheap things. We start with a storytime for budding ballerinas, head over to East Nashville for a pair of wetland-centric events at Shelby Bottoms Nature Center. The Tennessee State Park system is offering a scavenger …
Mat Britain is a multi-talented Nashville-based performer, educator, and composer who specializes in steel drums (also called steel pans), percussion, and drum sets.
The fifth annual Orchids in the Mansion celebration will be available for viewing from January 28 to March 5 this year at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens.
The Frist Art Museum will host an inaugural Arts Fest Weekend to celebrates contemporary art with artist talks and tours, art-making activities, and music on Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, Feb. 5.
Rarely are the free and cheap events in town focused on the teens, but this week our list of family-friendly endeavors that don’t break the bank includes two: Southern Word, a nonprofit that focuses on literacy and creative writing for young people, is hosting a weekly event for teens intere…
The YWCA Nashville and Middle Tennessee will celebrate the 31st Academy for Women of Achievement (AWA) on January 26 at 5 p.m. at the Music City Center.
There is something delightful at the Nashville Zoo everyone can enjoy to help relieve the gloomy days of winter.
A Renaissance man is a person who has wide interests and is an expert in several areas. Ron York certainly fits those parameters.
Two new art exhibits are opening at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens on Jan. 28, including “Spanning the Atlantic: The Arts and Crafts Movement in America,” the second of a two-part art exhibition examining the international arts and crafts movement.
There’s a whole lot of literacy happening in this week’s list of free and cheap things in Middle Tennessee. The Nashville Public Library is offering two free events this week: Check out Buddy Bear at the Goodlettsville Branch of the library system or if you’re interested in adding a little t…
Lipscomb University will host a free recital on January 20 featuring the music of Beethoven and Bartók as performed by Lipscomb music professor Jerome A. Reed.
This week in our list of free and cheap events, there are no two events alike. With your smaller dancing queens, you can head to Williamson County for a free ballerina experience. There’s something for the craftier of our family members. The budding scientists will find a froggy event in Eas…
As the days get longer, there’s more of a chance to slip in some evening activities outside, as this list reflects. We’ve got a couple things for the indoor kids: a storytime in La Vergne and an architecture tour at the Frist in downtown Nashville. There are ample chances to enjoy the outdoo…
A record 210,000 people attended Nashville’s New Year’s Eve celebration on Saturday night.
In these cold days coming out of 2022 and headed into 2023, you may just feel like burrowing away in your home. You may also be feeling cooped up from time spent inside with family during the latest round of wintry mix to hit the area.
On the list: A promotion and move for an HCA exec, a coffee CFO buys near Belmont and Christian YouTuber Cole LeBrant lands a Nashville home
Music City will see countless New Year's Eve celebrations of all sizes, with the biggest celebration set to take over Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
You might think the free and cheap events in Middle Tennessee would die down around the holidays, but you’d be wrong. We’ve got a couple food-centric events: This week the Nashville Public Library is hosting an event for budding chefs, and there’s a hike that ends with roasted marshmallows a…
Residents of St. Paul Senior Living Community in Green Hills are ready for Christmas with the arrival of their annual Christmas tree.
Whether you’re still shopping, trying to make the perfect Christmas gift or just looking for some holiday fun to get out of the cold, this week’s free and cheap things to do with the family includes plenty for your crew to pursue. Drive down to Murfreesboro for a beautiful holiday lights dis…
It’s a holiday takeover edition of free and cheap things this week. The weekend of December 10-11 are chock full of events for the family, and each one has a special holiday draw. The kiddos can bring flashlights to find candy canes (four-leaf clover style) in Franklin. Storyteller Emily Arr…
It was dark and stormy in Nashville on November 29th, but that didn’t stop the Christmas spirit from filling the Lipscomb University campus with holiday cheer.
This year's Christmas at the Capitol celebration took place at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on Monday evening with the lighting of the state Christmas tree.
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