Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 12:07pm. 252 Views, 0 Comments.
The Nashville International Puppet Festival is coming to the Nashville Public Library June 21st through 23rd. Some of the activities are free and will feature colorful story telling with hand puppets, rod puppets, marionettes, shadow puppets and more. This festival will feature all types of activities including:
- String city - Thursday, June 20th at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum starting at 7pm. Tickets are $30 per person.
- TPAC presents Martinis & Marionettes - Saturday, June 22nd at TPAC's Johnson Theater starting at 7pm. Tickets are $30 in advance or $40 the night of the event.
- Puppet Parade - Saturday, June 22nd at 9am. The parade starts in front of the library and will march down Church Street.
Other events happening…
Monday, May 27th, 2013 at 8:08am. 245 Views, 0 Comments.
The 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…
Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 8:23am. 450 Views, 0 Comments.
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 -
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 10:13am. 217 Views, 0 Comments.
If you've ever taken a food tour, you know how much fun it can be. Well, the Bites & Sites food tour is a little bit different and will please more than just your sense of taste. Whether you want to discover some of what downtown Nashville offers to eat or you want to enjoy a fun tour with more than just food, this is the right choice for your Music City Tour.
What the Tour Includes:
- Enough food to satisfy a lunchtime appetite
- A historic journey through the development of Nashville
- Sightseeing downtown with a knowledgeable guide pointing out all the areas of interest
- Two-and-one-half hours of fun, food and entertainment
Throughout the tour, you will get the opportunity to sample many different foods from five different locations.…
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 10:56am. 781 Views, 0 Comments.
Nashville is home to more than just music and the Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum is one of the finest choices for your next event or just a fun day away from the regular life. The Plantation is full of history and gives you the opportunity to explore Nashville through a great tour, event or your own private event.
Choose from a number of different tours including group tours and specialty tours. Whether you want to take your family for a tour or you want to bring an entire group, you can find everything you're looking for here. Specialty Tours include:
- Historic House Tour & Box Lunch - This includes a tour of the historic house, along with a boxed lunch on the porch gallery.
- Grand Magnolia Tour & Catered Luncheon - This
Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 8:34am. 283 Views, 0 Comments.
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…
Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 2:27pm. 357 Views, 0 Comments.
If you're looking for the event for the ages, you need to plan on attending the CMA Music Festival on June 6th through 9th. This is an annual event happening in the summer and one of the favorites for locals in Nashville. With hundreds of artists on hand, plenty of concerts, autograph signings and other events, this is one of the best festivals of the year.
Daily and Nightly Concerts
With so much free music happening, you won't struggle to find a concert to fit your tastes. You won't even need a ticket to enjoy all the music at the Riverfront Park throughout the festival. Some of the artists performing include:
- Sara Evans
- Taylor Swift
- Hunter Hayes
- Lady Antebellum
- Kip Moore
- Blake Shelton
- Gary Allen
- The Band Perry
Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 12:42pm. 379 Views, 0 Comments.
Coming June 13th through the 16th, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will provide plenty of fun for the city. This event will actually happen in Manchester, Tennessee, which is just a short drive away. The good news is the Nashville Convention Visitors Corporation is providing single-day tickets and shuttle packages. The busses will leave from LP Field twice a day and shuttle pass holders get free parking, as well. The shuttle will also come back to Nashville twice at night after the festival.
Pricing for Shuttle Packages
- Thursday Shuttle Package - $112.50
- Friday, Saturday and Sunday Packages - $174.50
- Full Weekend Package - $475
These packages all include single-day tickets and round trip shuttle passes for the events.
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 10:53am. 352 Views, 0 Comments.
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…
Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 9:58am. 304 Views, 0 Comments.
Searching for a Nashville neighborhood with plenty of beautiful homes and a quiet atmosphere, isn't always easy. Nashville is known as Music City and many of the neighborhoods are filled with great local venues for music. However, Sylvan Park is the answer for the person seeking a quaint and quiet place to call home. This beautiful area is found southwest of downtown and provides a number of different styles from upscale to funky.
One of the local haunts, which provides the name for the area, is Sylvan Park Restaurant. This establishment has provided old-fashion Southern cooking for over a half-century to residents. It's one of the most popular restaurants found in the city and those loving in Sylvan Park are proud to enjoy the dishes served here.…