Weekend Top 5

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 There is so much fun planned this weekend!  Here are our picks for family fun in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.   Daniel Smith Days at Historic Rock Castle   Hendersonville Tennessee    Saturday and Sunday 32nd Annual African Street Festival    Nashville     Friday, Saturday & Sunday National Gymnastics Day    Mt Juliet   Saturday Dog Day Festival   Nashville    Saturday Artful Tales at The Frist   Nashville   SundayNeed more choices? … [Read more...]

Nashville Childrens Theatre Presents “The Outsiders”


We were thrilled to be invited to a special preview performance of The Outsiders at Nashville Childrens Theatre!  The novel that the play is based on was written by S. E. Hinton in the late 1960's.  Did you know that she started writing the book when she was 15 years old??!   I think this is one of the reasons why this novel has appealed to young adults for the past 4 decades.  It's pretty rare for me to have common cultural references with my teenage daughters but The Outsiders is an exception. … [Read more...]

Musicians Hall of Fame

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There is no question that Nashville is Music City.  But what do you think of when you hear that phrase?  For me, the great country and bluegrass singers immediately come to mind.  I think most of us would agree that the face of Music City will always be those big stars that we all recognize.  But the heart and soul of Nashville?  That's a crowd we are less familiar with.  The people who create the music that we all know and love.  These are the people you will meet at the Musician's Hall of Fame … [Read more...]

Frozen On Ice

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We have been waiting 6 months for this show and its finally here!!! And we are so excited we get to share it for FREE with one of our lucky readers!So here's the deal - we have 1 family 4 pack of tickets that can be used at one of the following shows:Wednesday (10/1) at 7 p.m. Thursday (10/2) at 7 p.m. Friday (10/3) at 10:30 a.m.Once the winner is picked on the evening of Sept. 21 he/she will be contacted. We will give their name to the box office at Bridgestone Arena (Map)  … [Read more...]


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There is all kinds of FREE fun in Nashville! Here is our list. Come back often - we update as we find more ideas and places! Outdoors Old Hickory Trail (Madison/ Old Hickory)Cedar Hill Park (Madison)Bicentennial Mall (and fountains!)Moss Wright Park (Goodlettsville)Charlie Daniels Park (Mount Juliet)Radnor Lake (Nashville)Sanders Ferry Park (Hendersonville)Fort NashboroughCumberland Park (Nashville)Shelby Bottoms Nature Center and ParkFannie Mae Dees / … [Read more...]

Ghost Tours

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Nashville Ghost Tours   (Map)   Three tours available.Haunted Downtown Nashville Tour Explore the shadow-filled streets of downtown Nashville. Learn about the historical, haunted heritage of Music City from professional story tellers and tour guides during the comfortably paced 90 minute walking ghost tour. Your lantern-bearing guide will lead you through the dark mysteries and supernatural experiences of some of Nashville's most recognizable landmarks such as Ryman … [Read more...]

September Fall Festivals

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 Old Timers' Festival  LaVergne (Map) - September 12 & 13, 2014   Baby Shows, a parade, a carnival and a ham breakfast are just a few of the things planned for this annual event in LaVergne, TN.  White Oak Crafts Fair   Woodbury (Map)  September 13 & 14, 2014  9AM - 5PM    The work of over 75 craft artisans will be available for purchase as The White Oak Crafts Fair returns for its 25th year, offering something of interest for … [Read more...]

Fall Fun Giveaway

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The weather is cooling down and the pumpkin farms are opening. It's a great time to get out and enjoy some family fun. To celebrate the fall issue of Modern Babies and Children and the Nashville Fun For Families guide to Fall inside the magazine we are going to get you started with some FREE fun. Just enter to win below to get your fall started with a prize!Two 4 Packs of tickets to see the Nashville Symphony (See Under the Big Top with Aerialists or  Amahl and the Night Visitors with … [Read more...]