Weekend Events

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There is lots to do this weekend both in and around Nashville.  Make some plans for weekend fun!   Friday July 25 Nashville Sounds BaseballShake, Rattle and RollDive In Movie - Nashville ShoresCosmic Bounce NightFriday Night Sk8Tales at TwilightLawnchair TheaterFriday Night Skate PartyJump-N-JamMovies Under the Stars - Murfreesboro  Saturday July 26 Tennessee Titans Open PracticeSplash Day!Back to School Jam at Rivergate … [Read more...]

2014 Tennessee Titans Public Training Camp Practice


 If you have a large family (like mine!)  then maybe attending an NFL football game is just a bit out of your budget.  But do not despair! You can still take the family to see our Tennessee Titans for FREE!!!Fans of the Titans can get their first glimpse of the 2014 squad on Saturday, July 26, the first of 8 total training camp practices that will be free for the public to attend.  Training camp is the only time of the year that practices are open to the general public.A few … [Read more...]

Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon

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If you go to Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon expecting a Disney-like experience, you are going to be disappointed.  Beech Bend is not Disney.  Heck, it's not even Six Flags.  But it is cheaper and closer than all those places and we always have tons of fun when we go!(Click on the photos to see the full gallery)Located in Bowling Green, KY, Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon is no more than a 2 hour drive from most places in Middle Tennessee.  Since they usually open at 10AM, this … [Read more...]

Cumberland River Cruises


 Cumberland River Cruises, located off Highway 109 in Wilson County just before you cross the bridge into Gallatin, is a great outing for families or an idea for date night.There are several tours to choose from depending on what you want to see - homes of country music stars, nature, sunset or during the summer a special morning kids' cruise including some time to swim (special pricing for this extra long adventure). We decided to try a sunset cruise and had dinner at the … [Read more...]

Middle Tennessee County Fairs 2014

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It's summertime and that means it's time for Middle Tennessee County Fairs! There are lots of options all over the area. I'm sure there is at least one close to you. Make plans to see animals, ride the rides and don't forget the food! Dishes are so 'over the top' now that there was an article all about the food on CNN recently - over the top fair food. My favorite is still fried Coke! Check out this list of upcoming fairs.  Sumner County Fair     When: … [Read more...]

Veteran’s Park – Hendersonville


Veteran's Park is a unique park that is a great place for 'specialized' family fun. The park is located in Hendersonville, TN.  It is easy to spot from Vietnam Veteran's Boulevard but it's not quite so easy to access.  You can find specific directions at this link or by using the map link at the bottom of this post. (Click on the photos to see the full gallery)Veteran's Park features 3 baseball/softball fields.There are two playscapes in the park.  They both have a sand ground … [Read more...]

Gateway Arch – St Louis, Missouri

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The Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri is one of America's great landmarks.  If your family has a 'bucket list', then a trip to the top of the Arch should definitely be on it!(Click on the photos to see the full gallery)The Arch was built between 1963 and 1965.  It was opened to the public in 1967.  At 630 feet, the Gateway Arch is the largest man made monument in the United States.The area surrounding the Arch is a beautiful riverfront park.  It is right in the heart of downtown … [Read more...]