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Cheap and FREE Places for Movies

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  Let's face it - movies are expensive. It can easily cost $50 just for tickets for a family of 4 to see a movie on a weekend evening. Problem is - my kids love movies and the theater experience so we have gotten creative and found some economical solutions. Here is our list of places we go for cheap (less than $6 per seat) and FREE movies. And at the bottom I shared my ultimate secret weapon for movies as a parent - its my go to site to decide if I'm ok with my child seeing a … [Read more...]

Weekend Top 5

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There is so much fun planned this weekend!  Here are our picks for family fun in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  Wibbly Wobbly Family Night - Adventure Science Center - Friday Southern Invitational Truck & Tractor Pull - Murfreesboro - Friday & Saturday Old Worlde Theatre "Chicken Little" @ The Belcourt - Saturday Musical Petting Zoo - Country Music Hall of Fame - Saturday  Zooperbowl - 1/2 price admission!- Nashville Zoo - Sunday Need more choices? … [Read more...]

Alabama Constitution Village

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We were given tickets to visit Constitution Village by the Huntsville CVB. We appreciate their support of Nashville Fun For Families that allows us to spread the word of fun things to do in Nashville and beyond. Near the square in downtown Huntsville, AL is a square block that takes you back in time. Constitution Village is a recreation of the city in 1819, the year the Alabama Constitution was drafted. Comprised of 4 main buildings and 7 outbuildings historical interpreters guide you though … [Read more...]

Old Fort Park

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  Old Fort Park is located in Murfreesboro, TN.  This park is crazy popular so don't be surprised to find a lot of families having fun there if you visit. Old Fort Park has been open since 1977 but has undergone several renovations since then.  The park covers over 50 acres. If you drive in through the main entrance, the Kid's Castle Playground will be on your left.  There are plenty of parking spaces on the right in front of the baseball fields. If you continue … [Read more...]

Elephant & Piggie’s We are in a Play!

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***Scroll to the bottom to WIN free tickets and see our exclusive Promo Code*** Nashville Children's Theatre produced another winner! Elephant & Piggie's We are in a Play! is geared at preschool and elementary school aged kids. The synopsis provided by the theatre (because there is no way I can describe the plot better): When Elephant Gerald and his perky, smiley friend Piggie receive an invitation to the Squirelles party, they find themselves in a predicament. Is it a fancy party? A … [Read more...]

Centennial Park

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Centennial Park is the quintessential Nashville green space.  The park is situated on 132 acres just two miles from downtown Nashville.  One of the things I love about writing this blog is all the cool facts I  learn about places I thought I knew well.  The story behind Centennial Park is a good example of this. (Click on the photos to see the full gallery) The site of the park was originally owned by Anne Robertson Johnson Cockrill.  Ever heard of her?  Yeah.  Me neither.  And that's … [Read more...]