Arts, Culture, Recreation in the Nashville Tennessee Area | What’s happening in Nashville

FEATURED EVENTS

Cheekwood’s Annual EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS Celebration!

El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is one of the most important celebrations in Latin America and demonstrates the culture’s strong sense of love and respect for one’s ancestors while celebrating the continuance of life. Join Cheekwood for our annual El Dia de los Muertos celebration, and learn more about this unique holiday as you tour the altars, shop in the marketplace, explore traditional arts and crafts, and enjoy live music and dance! It's great family fun!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
9 am – 5 pm
Learn More

Organization:

Cheekwood

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Ghost Tours at the Sam Davis Home

Come out to our Ghost Tours to be thrilled by haunted stories from the grounds and watch them come to life before your eyes! Start with a spooky hayride to get acquainted with our property. Once off the ride, hear ghost stories in our historic home! You will be sure to leave with tales of your own!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/26/2018
7 -11 pm
Learn More

Location:

1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN, 37167
United States

Phone:

(615) 459-2341

Pumpkin Patch

It's pumpkin picking time! Tennessee's favorite fall family tradition, make your way down to the Lucky Ladd Farms pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin. Pumpkins will be available starting September 20 through October 29. More than 10 varieties of fresh picked pumpkins are available including pie, carving and decorative. Be sure to check out other fun fall festivities including our pumpkin carving contests, the Giant Pumpkin Slingshots and our Pumpkin Patch Princess and Corn Maze King Pageant. Don't forget to pick-up one of our farm fresh pumpkin pies on your way home!
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
10/30/2016
Sept 19-30, Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm Oct 1-28, Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Learn More

Organization:

Lucky Ladd Farms

Location:

4374 Rocky Glade Rd
Eagleville, TN, 37060
United States

Phone:

(615) 274-3786

Homeschool Family Mondays at the Frist

The Frist is a great place for homeschoolers! Join us to enjoy discounts, guided tours, budget-friendly resources, and hands-on activities, and chat with museum educators about connecting our exhibitions to your lessons.
Dates: 
10/29/2018
10 am
Learn More

Location:

919 Broadway – Downtown
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

615.244.3340

OPEN HOUSE - Father Ryan High School

Father Ryan High School’s 2018 Open House will be Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please join our family of students, educators, parents and alumni to tour our campus and discover how Father Ryan is setting a new standard in Catholic education.
Dates: 
10/21/2018
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn More

Location:

700 Norwood Drive
Nashville, TN, 37204
United States

Phone:

(615) 383-4200

Tennessee History Trail at Bledsoe Creek

Explore Tennessee before European colonists reach the Cumberland. Chat with French fur traders and experience the hardships colonial settlers faced daily, as skilled heritage interpreters open your eyes to the past. Also enjoy tomahawk throwing, blackpowder musket demonstrations, and our outdoor museum. Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at the event. Children six and under get in free!
Dates: 
10/26/2018
10/27/2018
9 am - 4 pm
Learn More

Location:

400 Zieglers Fort Rd
Gallatin, TN, 37066
United States

Phone:

615) 452-3706

All Aboard! TRAINS now open at Cheekwood!

Our popular TRAINS! exhibit moved to a new location with all new bells and whistles! Come see the revamped trains in their new home in the Turner Seasons Garden. Features include: An enchanted woodland theme with fairies and waterfalls, New walking bridge, Special children’s tunnel, Dioramas of miniature worlds, Interactive sounds and more!
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Learn More

Organization:

Cheekwood

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Family Festival Day Paris 1900: City of Entertainment at the Frist

La vie est belle! Celebrate the joie de vivre of Paris at the Frist! In 1900, the City of Light hosted L’Exposition universelle, a world’s fair, to usher in the new century with innovation and prosperity. Visitors of all ages are invited to enjoy a day of performances and activities inspired by the exhibition Paris 1900: City of Entertainment and the International Exposition. For all ages. Free. First come, first served, while supplies last La vie est belle! Celebrate the joie de vivre of Paris at the Frist! In 1900, the City of Light hosted L’Exposition universelle, a world’s fair, to usher in the new century with innovation and prosperity. Visitors of all ages are invited to enjoy a day of performances and activities inspired by the exhibition Paris 1900: City of Entertainment and the International Exposition.
Dates: 
10/21/2018
all day
Learn More

Location:

919 Broadway – Downtown
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

615.244.3340

Cheekwood Harvest

Celebrate the changing of the seasons at Cheekwood! We’re set to celebrate all things fall during Cheekwood Harvest! You’ll find activities and experiences designed to appeal to kids, adults and families alike, making this month-long celebration the perfect time for a peaceful solo stroll, a crisp fall family day, or an afternoon date.
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
events throughout day
Learn More

Organization:

Cheekwood

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000