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Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2021, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2021: ***PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH THE PARK BEFORE HEADING OUT!! Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities, park operations continue to adapt to changing conditions while maintaining public access, particularly outdoor spaces. Though the park buildings you know and love may be closed, outdoor spaces remain a place to explore and have fun with the whole family.
Dates: 
08/04/2021
08/25/2021
09/25/2021
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Organization:

National Park Service

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

First Thursday Art Walk at Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

Be inspired by the works of local artists as the Museum participates in a community-wide, self-guided tour of artistic displays at a variety of downtown businesses. This event is produced by the Downtown Clarksville Association, and admission is free. The Museum is open with free admission each Art Walk from 5-8 p.m.
Dates: 
08/05/2021
5-8 p.m.
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Location:

200 South Second St
Clarksville, TN, 37040
United States

Phone:

931-648-5780

Touching History at Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

Experience hands-on history with Ms. Pat as you grind coffee beans, discover how handmade fabric was crafted and spin a zoetrope in Touching History, a drop-by program for all ages. Step back in time as you interact with historic artifacts that give you a glimpse of life in a 19th-century log cabin before electricity. Every Tuesday, drop by between 1-3 pm | Memory Lane. All Ages. Free with Museum admission or membership.
Dates: 
08/10/2021
1 PM - 3 PM
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Location:

200 South Second St
Clarksville, TN, 37040
United States

Phone:

931-648-5780

The Great Amazing Race! - NASHVILLE, TN

WHAT IS THE GREAT AMAZING RACE? It is your chance to test your "AMAZING RACE" skills! Modeled after the TV show, contestants pair up with a friend, family member or co-worker ~ and compete against other similar age teams. These 2 person teams race around a 1.5 mile XC course with a variety of physical & mental challenge stations along the way. The race is open for ages 4 to 84 ... walkers, joggers & runners. Average time to complete course = 60 minutes!
Dates: 
08/21/2021
12:15 pm Check In begins 1:00 pm Race Start (waves every 10 min)
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Location:

Edwin Warner Park
50 Vaughn Road
Nashville, TN, 37209
United States

Phone:

513-518-0528

Movie Monday - Premiere 6 Theatre

$6 tickets every Monday.
Dates: 
08/09/2021
08/16/2021
08/23/2021
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Organization:

Premiere 6 Theatre

Location:

810 NW Broad Street, Suite 200
Murfreesboro, TN, 37129
United States

Phone:

(615) 896-4103

Volunteer Day- August at Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Join us the first Saturday of each month unless otherwise stated for various volunteer projects throughout the park. Various projects may include trail maintenance, park beautifaication, exotic invassive removal, gardening, painting, mulching, and much more.
Dates: 
08/07/2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Location:

328 Cedar Forest Rd.
Lebanon, TN, 37090
United States

Phone:

615-443-2769

2021 Williamson County Fair

The Williamson County Fair returns to the AgExpo Park in Franklin, TN, Friday August 6 through Saturday, August 14. 9 Days of Fun for all ages includes great food, music, rides and games! Details and ticket information available at williamsoncountyfair.org.
Dates: 
08/06/2021
08/07/2021
08/08/2021
6:00PM
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Location:

Williamson County AgExpo Arena
4215 Long Lane
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615-794-4386

Fifth Saturday Donation Day at Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

Fifth Saturday is Donation Day! Any month with five Saturdays, on the fifth Saturday any monetary donation to the Museum is your admission. All donations directly support the Museum in creating educational programming for children and adults, preserving our historical collection and supporting our award-winning exhibitions.
Dates: 
10/30/2021
10 AM – 5 PM
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Location:

200 South Second St
Clarksville, TN, 37040
United States

Phone:

931-648-5780

Music City Grand Prix

Introducing Music City Grand Prix, an IndyCar race unlike any other. From August 6-8, 2021 experience top musical acts, the most delicious cuisine Nashville has to offer, and the greatest drivers around—whatever your groove is, Music City Grand Prix has it.
Dates: 
08/06/2021
08/07/2021
08/08/2021
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Location:

Nissan Stadium
1 Titans Way
Nashville, TN, 37213
United States

Phone:

(615) 270-8705

1st Friday Night Market - City of Springfield

Join us the 1st Friday Night of each month from June until September on the Historic Downtown Springfield Square. Enjoy live music, food trucks, kids zone, classic car cruise-in, farmers market, shopping with local artisans/makers, and your favorite downtown merchants. This is a FREE event and family/pet friendly! Event Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
Dates: 
08/06/2021
09/03/2021
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Location:

405 North Main Street
Springfield, TN, 37172
United States

Phone:

(615) 382-2200