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May 2013

Found 11 blog entries for May 2013.

If you want to enjoy plenty of great family fun, you can at the Zoo. GooGoo presents Zoovie Nights and two dates still remain. This is more than just a night at the zoo watching a moving, however. These nights include inflatables, music, games, access to the carousel and so much more. When the sun sets, the feature film will be played on a huge screen and you may want to bring a blanket.

Families can enjoy an entire day at the Zoo before Zoovie night starts, which makes this the perfect way to spend the day with your kids. Enjoy all the animals throughout the zoo and when 6pm hits, you can relax and enjoy the events of the night.

The night will kick off with plenty of inflatable fun, a DJ and games on the Festival Field. Your kids can enjoy face

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General Lee - The Dukes of Hazzard - Photo Credit: Dukes of Hazzard Fan Fair is coming to Nashville on June 8th. This event features all types of entertainment and fun. It's limited to only 600 people, so you want to get your tickets as soon as possible. The entire cash from the show will be in attendance and the event will coincide with the CMA Music Festival. The place is Cooter's Place on McGavock Pike, which provides a great location for this type of event.

Cast on Site

The cast will be there including:

  • John Schneider (Bo)
  • Sonny Shroyer (Enos)
  • Tom Wopat (Luke)
  • Rick Hurst (Cletus)
  • James Best (Rosco)
  • Catherine Bach (Daisy)
  • Ben Jones (Cooter)

The entire cast hasn't been together since the DukeFest of 2007 and this doesn't happen often. This was one of the most

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A new and hot neighborhood found in Nashville is emerging called 12South. This is a lively place with a strong social life. New sidewalks, streetlights and businesses are making this a very popular place for new residents. Whether you enjoy grabbing a quick coffee, shopping for new guitar strings or getting a bite to eat, you can find everything you need close by.

You can start your shopping at the Katy K's Ranch Dressing boutique, which provides plenty of vintage clothing items from all types of labels. This small store is packed with suits, cowboy books, cowboy hats, western shirts, belt buckles and so much more.

Other hot shopping choices include:

  • MODA Boutique - Votes the best place to buy jeans by Nashville Scene.
  • Imogen + Willie - This is
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The Music City Trolley Hop is a great way to discover all that Nashville offers. There's certainly enough to keep you and your family busy for a few days. If you're new to Nashville or you plan to move here, you can discover your new city with the fun of the Trolley.

Trolley Stops include:

  • Bicentennial Park
  • The Parthenon
  • The Frist Museum
  • The Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Ryman Auditorium

You can get on and off at your leisure and you can purchase tickets at the 2nd and Broadway stop or online. The Trolley begins at 10am daily and runs throughout the day.

With your tickets, you receive a guided tour of Nashville and you can enjoy all the different stops, along with much more. Each ticket provides access to the guided tour and

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Nashville is full of fun and has plenty to do. The food scene has grown over the past decade and continues to become one of the highlights of the city. If you want to discover what Nashville has to offer, you can, with the Tennessee Bites. They offer Nashville Food Tours, which provide the perfect opportunity to walk, talk and taste everything Music City offers.

As you take your tour, you'll get to sample food from six different spots. Along with the sampling, you will have a guide sharing all kinds of knowledge about the city, the restaurants in the city and the history behind it all. This is a unique journey that at the Country Music Hall of Fame and makes its way down Broadway to downtown Nashville. You will not only learn about the food scene, but

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Goodguys 2011 - Photo Credit:

May 17th through 19th are the date and the event is the Goodguys 8th Nashville Nationals. It will be held at Tennessee Titan Stadium and this will be a huge show with over 2,000 hot rods from before 1972. If you love muscle cars, custom cars, classic cars and older trucks, finding yourself here is necessary.

Not only will plenty of cars be on display, but you can also enjoy the Vendor and Sponsor Exhibits throughout the venue. Learn about the newest car products and trends or participate in the Swap Meet. If you need hard-to-find parts, this is a great place to find them. Selling your classic car has never been easier. You can put your vehicle up for sale in the AutoTrader Classic Cars 4 Sale Corral and let others make offers.

On top

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If you're making plans for the next few weeks and you're looking for something fun, yet helpful to do, you can participate in the 9th Annual Ellie's Run for Africa. This fundraiser happens once a year and comes from Ellie Ambrose. She was only 10 years old when she decided to make it her mission to help the children of Africa receive an education. It only took a few pictures of the situation in Africa to influence her compassionate heart.

This event does more than just raise money. It's a great time to come together as a community, share in the big dreams of the event and make something happen. You have the opportunity to run in this race and help those children in Africa. You can become an "Ellie's Run Hero" with your contribution and add to the

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Those living in Nashville understand this is a great place for food, drink and music. The food scene has exploded and it seems like there's a new restaurant popping up on every corner. The past few years, Nashville has been blessed with many new restaurants receiving praise from national magazines and critics. Some of the popular new eateries are listed below:

Silo found in Germantown

Silo features "farm to fork dining" with a menu featuring many Southern traditional dishes. They have a great beer and bourbon selection, as well.

Etch found in Downtown Nashville

Etch features bold flavors throughout the menu with unique dishes full of flavor. It's found on the ground floor of the Encore Tower.

blvd Nashville located in Belmont/Hillsboro

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The Bluebird Cafe - Photo Credit: Hills is a neighborhood full of amazing homes and great destinations. The Bluebird cafe is one of the most famous places found here and known as a great place for songwriters. You might witness something very special in this area, including up and coming songwriters before they become famous. This is one of the best places for original music, while enjoying some interesting dishes and drinks.

Jazz is also found throughout Green Hills with the F. Scott's Restaurant & Jazz Bar located here. This venue has an award-winning menu with lightly jazz. Every Monday they hold a wine tasting for the community and serve American cuisine within a comfortable atmosphere.

Other great choices for finer dining found in this neighborhood include Table 3

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May is bike month in Nashville and one way the city celebrates is with "Bike to Work Day". This is the perfect day for commuters to choose a bike over a car and help save the environment. It's more than just dusting off the bike and riding it to work, however. This day comes with many different features including the Mayor and breakfast.

Seasoned bike commuters are invited to enjoy breakfast at the Public Square at 8am and commute to work together. Mayor Karl Dean will talk about biking in the city during this event, as well. There are many other meet up points for bikers wanting to ride together to work, including:

  • Belle Meade at Kroger - 7am
  • Buena Vista Heights at both Buena Vista Park and 10th and Kellow - 7:30am
  • Germantown at Morgan
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