Adventures, Activities and Events for the Whole Family

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Adventures, Activities and Events for the Whole Family

Carmike Summer Kids Series

Carmike Summer Kids Series – Week 9

Week 9 – July 28  The Peanuts Movie  G Every Thursday at 10AM from June 2 – August 4 see a movie at participating Carmike Cinemas. Admission is $4 and includes popcorn and drink. Participating Locations : Hickory 8 – Antioch (Map) Franklin...
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Opry Mills Magician - July

See Tim Kubart and Mario the Magician at Opry Mills Mall

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Two veterans of the New York City family entertainment circuit – Grammy Award-winning kiddie artist Tim Kubart and award-winning maker and vaudevillian Mario the Magician – will bring their music and magic experience to Opry Mills at 1 p.m. on...
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regal summer movie express

Regal Summer Movie Express – Week 8

It’s time for Regal Summer Movie Express – Week eight! Week 8 – July 26 & 27 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)  &  Shaun The Sheep (PG) Tuesday July 26 & Wednesday July 27 @ 10AM. In Middle Tennessee, you can take part in...
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Get Started with Pokemon Go in Nashville

By now, I’m sure you have heard of Pokemon Go, the real life scavenger hunt game that you download on your phone and then hunt Pokemon. Our family did some adventuring in Nashville yesterday and learned the basics. My son is also an experienced Pokemon fan who...
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Nashville Ultimate Summer List

The Ultimate Nashville Summer Fun List

It’s time for some summer fun!  Here’s a list of fun things to do in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Keep this list handy (there’s a link at the bottom for a printable pdf)  and use it as a resource every time one of the kids whines “I’m...
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Tennessee Titans Training Camp

2016 Tennessee Titans Public Training Camp

Are you ready to Titan Up?!?!  If you are a Tennessee Titan fan then hope just springs eternal, doesn’t it? No matter what happened in the previous season, you always face the next with excitement and anticipation.  What better way to tide you over until the...
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2016 county fairs

Middle Tennessee County Fairs

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! My...
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Summer Guide

Everything You Need for Family Adventures in Nashville all Summer long!

Where Can I?

Find places to explore with your family

County Fairs in Middle Tennessee

County Fairs

Visit a County Fair near you!

Upcoming Events

Tue 26

What’s Up Night Hikes

July 26 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wilderness Station Murfreesboro
Tue 26

Movies Under the Stars – Cannonsburgh Village

July 26 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Cannonsburgh Village Murfreesboro
Wed 27

Wiggler’s Class

July 27 @ 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Wed 27

Story Time

July 27 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Brentwood Library Brentwood
Wed 27

Regal Summer Movie Express – Week 8

July 27 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wed 27

Malco Kids Summer Film Fest

July 27 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Birthday Guide

Find a place to host your child’s next party

Trips & Travel

Get out of town! Here are some ideas of places for family trips

Kids Eat Free

Local Restaurants where kids eat free or for a discount



Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

Take a peek behind the scenes at country music’s biggest show. There are 3 ways to tour the Opry.  There is a VIP Tour, a Post Show Tour  and a Daytime Tour. My kids and I took the daytime tour.  Your first job will be to find a parking space.  There are lots of...
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Fontanel Nashville

Fontanel Nashville

Depending on how long you have lived in Nashville, you either think of The Fontanel as the former home of country music superstar Barbara Mandrell or as a sprawling entertainment complex. And either way, you would be right! This slideshow requires JavaScript. The...
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Santa's Candy Castle

Santa’s Candy Castle

The Candy Castle has a long history. Started by Milton Harris, the Candy Castle was the first building in his dream themed attraction “Santa Claus Town”. He began planning in 1932, before any other theme park existed and opened in December of 1935 to great...
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cock of the walk

Cock of the Walk

Looking for a family fun restaurant? Don’t overlook Cock of the Walk. Located in the Music Valley area near Opry Mills Mall and Opryland Hotel. It  is also a quick drive from Jellystone Park, Cooter’s Place and the Willie Nelson Museum. As you enter the...
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lost creek falls and cave

Lost Creek Falls and Cave

You know those amazing adventure spots you see when perusing Pinterest that make your eyes glaze over with envy at the person who was actually standing in that spot, able to snap that pic? What if I told you that there’s a spot like that, less than 2 hours away from...
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