Franklin, Nashville, & Brentwood
Here are some, not all, cool events going on around Nashville and surrounding areas! I have put quotes straight from the events to hopefully give you some insight on what to expect! While some are free to attend, please verify prices before going to each event.
Nashville Music City Events!
Beer & Cheese Tasting Wed, April 10 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ TailGate Brewery Headquarters
“Bounty Bev, The Bloomy Rind, TailGate Brewery, and Nashville Universe are teaming up to raise awareness for family caregivers in support of the Tennessee Respite Coalition. Tickets include unlimited craft brews and artisan cheeses, a surprise musical guest, bites from TailGate’s kitchen, and a silent auction. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.”
Painting with Shenanigoats Friday, April 12, 2019: 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Tickets
“Due to popular demand, Shenanigoats Yoga is continuing its paint-and-sip classesin April and May. Painting classes are led by Kimberly DeFreece, an artist from Aurora, IL, while attendees paint, cuddle, and play with baby goats. Tickets are $35 and are capped at 20 people, with paint, brushes, and canvas provided. These events are BYOB.”
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival & Walk @ 9:30 AM
Sat, April 13 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM ”The annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a free to the public, family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture.”
Water Lantern Festival
Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm at The Parthenon.
“Attendees are encouraged to write peaceful and hopeful messages on lanterns, which are then lit and released in the pond. Take photos of the floating, glowing lanterns during this community experience. Tickets are $25-$40 (depending on purchase date) and include entry, a floating water lantern, commemorative bag, marker, and wristband.”
Walk for Wishes Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 AM Price: Donation-based
Herb Society of Nashville’s Plant Sale 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9am – 2pm, Nashville Fairgrounds, Sports Arena Building.
“The Fairgrounds, Nashville. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Arrive by 8:30 for best selection. Free admission. Parking fee $5. More plants than ever! Over 450 new and tried and true varieties of plants for gardens big and small. All profits from the sale support horticulture education and scholarships.”
Downtown Nashville Home Tour
Sunday, April 14, 2019, from noon to 5:00pm.
“The Nashville Downtown Partnership’s 16th Annual Downtown Home Tour is where historic and modern mingle to deliver a neighborhood like no other. The tour showcases living spaces in historic and rehabbed buildings along with homes in brand new projects. Get an exclusive look at a variety of properties within the city’s downtown neighborhood!”
Sylvan Park Puppy Play Day
Sunday, April 14, 2019, from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Richland Park (4711 Charlotte Avenue).
“Bring your furry friends and the rest of the family out to walk the red carpet, grab a beer, and let Fido roam free in our off leash park. New this year is our Barks & Crafts area with amazing local pet centered artists and makers!”
Happy 50th Brentwood Birthday Parade
DATE : APRIL 13, 2:00PM “Hey, it’s Brentwood’s 50th birthday party. Let’s have a parade! The 1.8-mile route that runs along Maryland Way will be the scene for nice neighbors and festive floats. Free and fun for the whole family.”
Franklin TN Events!
PUP MEET-UP Time/Date: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | April 12th
“Stop by the Visitor Center in downtown Franklin during lunch and smooch a pooch for a good cause! The Williamson County Animal Center will be on hand with an assortment of adoptable puppies.”
RUN FOR THE HEALTH OF IT, A UNITED WAY 5K/8K TIME/DATE : April 13th @ 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
“The race begins on the trails of Franklin Bicentennial Park. Winners will be recognized during a post-race ceremony emceed by Fox 17 News morning anchor Jennifer Waddell, with live music provided by Three Car Garage.”
DOGS & DOGWOODS TIME|DATE: April 13-14 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
“Cheekwood is going to the dogs! Treat your four-legged friend to a day in the gardens featuring the Beer Garden, live music and more.”
NOLENSVILLE HISTORIC DISTRICT BUTTERCUP FESTIVAL TIME|DATE: April 13th @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
“Over 100 vendors will line Nolensville Road in the Historic District, including crafts, food, and activities for children. The Little Miss Buttercup Pageant starts at 1:00pm. There will be live music all day. Enjoy face painting, inflatables, Sam the Balloon man, and specials in all of the shops of the historic district!”
THE EGGSTREME EASTER EGG HUNT TIME|DATE: April 14 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
“Come one, come all and join in the Eggstreme Easter Egg Hunt as we go on the hunt for thousands of brightly colored eggs.”
“Join us for fun on inflatables, food trucks and an all-out run to find those prized eggs. Children will be divided into age-level groups.”
“This year we’re also offering an Eggsessible Egg Hunt for any child who has special needs or limited mobility. This hunt will be designed specifically for them and will begin promptly at 3:05 p.m., before the main egg hunt. Please let other families with special needs children know of this moment created with their children in mind.”