Adventures, Activities and Events for the Whole Family

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Adventures, Activities and Events for the Whole Family

Summer Guide

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

Where Can I?

Find places to explore with your family

Camp and VBS Guide

Get some ideas for summer fun with our first annual Camp and VBS Guide

weekend top 5

Weekend Top 5

There are so many things to do in Nashville this weekend!  Here are our picks for family fun in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Zoovie Night  – Friday Opening Day at Boro Beach – Saturday  Tennessee Renaissance Festival – Saturday, Sunday &...
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summer movies

Summer Movies

One of my family’s favorite summer activities is seeing a movie.  We love an outdoor movie under the stars, an icy cold theater on a sweltering afternoon or (our favorite!) a double feature at the drive in.  So make some plans now for some summer fun at the...
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Carmike Summer Kids Series

Carmike Summer Kids Series

Make plans for more great movie deals to keep the kids entertained this summer!  The Carmike Summer Kids Series for 2016 starts June 2.  Mark your calendar now for some fun mornings escaping the heat with popcorn, an icy drink and a cool film! Here are the details:...
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NCT 2016 - 2017

Nashville Children’s Theatre Announces the 2016-17 Season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Children’s Theatre (NCT) is thrilled to announce its 85th Anniversary season. Since 1931, NCT has been leading the way in providing professional theatre to young audiences. As the oldest professional children’s theatre in the nation, NCT...
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comcast and dreamworks

Comcast + DreamWorks Animation = Amazing Possibilities

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, Comcast made a big announcement; NBCUniversal has quietly purchased DreamWorks Animation, the creative studio behind Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon as well as...
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American Heritage Chocolate Scones

American Heritage Chocolate Scones

Disclosure: This post was made possible by a partnership with American Heritage Chocolate.  When American Heritage Chocolate gave me their products and asked me to come up with a recipe, I hesitated.  Basically I’m not the greatest cook.  My family would say...
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summer concerts

Summer Concerts

No summer in the music city would be complete without a bunch of concerts to attend.  So grab a blanket, pack your picnic basket and head out to hear some great music.  Wanna know the best part?  Almost all of these concerts are FREE! Nashville Symphony Community...
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Upcoming Events

Mon 30

Memorial Day Madness

May 30 @ 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Boro Beach Murfreesboro
Tue 31

Storytime

May 31 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tue 31

Story Time

May 31 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Brentwood Library Brentwood
Tue 31

Summer Break Skate

May 31 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tue 31

Nature Loop Hike

May 31 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tue 31

Creation Station Art Activities

May 31 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Discovery Center Murfreesboro

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

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Pump it up

Pump It Up (Mount Juliet)

When we lived in Texas, Pump It Up was all about birthday parties. In fact, we had a weekend where we went to three Pump It Up parties in two days – it was a popular place. Here its all about Pop In Playtime – which is awesome! (They still do birthday...
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CURLY BRACKETS TO (1)

Chuck E. Cheese

Just hear me out. I know you’re probably thinking, “Every parent in creation knows more than they want to know about Chuck E. Cheese!”.  And, look, I understand.  But I learned one marvelous fact about Chuck E. Cheese several years ago that helped me...
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oaklands historic house museum

Oaklands Historic House Museum

  Oaklands Historic House Museum (known to ‘old timer’s’ and ‘Boro natives as Oaklands Mansion)  is located in Murfreesboro, TN. Construction on Oaklands Mansion began in 1813. The home started out as a two room cabin built by the Maney...
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American Heritage Chocolate Scones

American Heritage Chocolate Scones

Disclosure: This post was made possible by a partnership with American Heritage Chocolate.  When American Heritage Chocolate gave me their products and asked me to come up with a recipe, I hesitated.  Basically I’m not the greatest cook.  My family would say...
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Andrew Jackson's The Hermitage

The Hermitage – Home of Andrew Jackson

Have you been to the Hermitage lately? A lot has changed since my first visit as an out of town tourist in 2003. While I had a great time learning about the life of our 7th President, it certainly wasn’t geared toward kids. My next visit in the Spring of 2012,...
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