Trick or Treat Halloween Events – October 31

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Fall Celebration & Hayride   Cannonsburgh Village  (Map)   Friday, October 31, 2014   2PM - 5PM Come out and join us for an afternoon filled with fun, stories, games, laughs, hayrides, and candy. Yes, candy!!! We will have a variety of activities for the family to participate in while strolling through the village. Admission $2 per person   Trick or Treating at the "Old Maney Mansion" - Murfreesboro (Map)   Trick-or-Treating at the “Old Maney … [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.   Costume Party  Hendersonville   Friday Spooktacular Halloweekend  Music Valley Dr    Friday, Saturday & Sunday Flashlight Night @ Oaklands Mansion    Murfreesboro   Saturday Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home    Smyrna   Friday & Saturday Artful Tales   @ The Frist   Sunday Don't forget the Fall Festivals and Halloween Events … [Read more...]

Sci-Quest – Hands-On Science Center

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  We were given tickets to visit Sci Quest 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. Sci Quest, Huntsville’s hands on science museum moved into its current home in February of 2014. The new space is HUGE and you can see almost all 50 experiments from one place in the middle of a giant open room. It’s a great place to spend a rainy or hot day and kids of all ages … [Read more...]

Shuckles Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

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  Shuckles Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch is located in Gallatin, TN. Encompassing over 30 acres, this large farm has fall fun for the entire family. Here's some information from our trip to help you plan your own. We had no trouble locating the farm using our GPS.  There are signs on the roads leading to Shuckles to let you know that you are headed the right way.  The parking area is plenty big but you may have to drive around a bit to find a spot depending on how busy the farm is … [Read more...]

Brushfire Pottery Studio

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Brushfire Pottery Studio is located in the Hillsboro area of  Nashville, TN.  This is a paint your own pottery place perfect for the entire family. When you arrive the first step is to pick out your piece.   Brushfire has many options. There is an entire selection of dinnerware.  Plates, bowls and large serving pieces are priced between $15 and $65  depending on the size of the piece.   There is a shelf full of kid friendly items such as figurines and banks in the shapes of animals and … [Read more...]

Laguardo Recreation Area


Ready for some fun on the lake?   Then head out to Laguardo Recreation Area for fishing, swimming, boating, and more. (Click on the photos to see the full sized gallery) Laguardo Recreation Area is located in Lebanon, TN on Old Hickory Lake. This area is directly on Highway 109 so it's not as idyllic as some of the other recreation areas in the Middle Tennessee area but if you live close it is still a great place for outdoor family fun. When you enter Laguardo Recreation Area,  you … [Read more...]

Kentucky Down Under


Drive 90 minutes north on I-65 and explore another continent - get a taste of Australia (at least its wildlife) in Kentucky. Plan to spend the day here - there is lots to see and do! Take Exit 58 off I-65 and turn at the Love's gas station on the left. You can take a picnic into the park and Love's conveniently has both a Subway and McDonald's to pick up food on the way in. Alternatively, bring food from home or eat at the cafe in the park. Park your car in the lot in front of the … [Read more...]

Don Fox Community Park


Don Fox Community Park is located in Lebanon, TN. Those in Wilson County are lucky - the rest of you - bring a picnic and spend the day - it is worth the drive! (Click on the photos to see the full gallery) As you enter the park, the 60 ft wading pool/splash pad will be right in front.  Admission is FREE - this is a change from last year when you had to buy a $2 ticket. The splash pad is free during normal hours (typically 10 AM to 5 PM) and can be rented for private parties after … [Read more...]