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Spring Festivals – May

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  Sevier Park Fest (Map) May 1 & 2, 2015 This festival features a concert on Friday May 1 and a free festival on Saturday May 2.  The festival will feature lots of music, food and a kid's area. Friday May 1 - Concert - Tickets may be purchased at this link Saturday May 2 - Festival  10AM - 8 PM  FREE   Tennessee Craft Fair (Map)  May 1-3, 2015 Celebrate and support America’s rich craft heritage on the lawn of Nashville’s famed Parthenon. No matter what you are … [Read more...]

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day!

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***Enter the Giveaway at the bottom of the page*** After a dreary ice and snow filled winter it has been a great spring in middle Tennessee. There are lots of outdoor fun options in Nashville including dozens of green spaces and parks. Pledge to spend May 16th outside in one of our local outdoor spaces and join in the National Park Trust's 5th Annual Kids to Parks Day. Register your family and check out activity guides, an adventure book and tips from Buddy the Bison, the National Park Trust's … [Read more...]

Playgrounds in Middle Tennessee

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Middle Tennessee is  home to lots of playgrounds. Inclusion on this list only means that some sort of playspace exists in the named park. It might be a huge play area or it could be a lone swingset. If we have visited the park, you can find our review with pictures at the link. Eventually we will get to all these parks and be able to tell and show you exactly what you can expect. Visit the town next to yours and try a new playground.  You may end up finding a favorite!   Robertson … [Read more...]

Playgrounds in Nashville & Davidson County

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Nashville and Davidson County are home to a lot of playgrounds.  Inclusion on this list only means that some sort of playspace exists in the named park. It might be a huge play area or it could be a lone swingset.   If we have visited the park, you can find our review with pictures at the link. Eventually we will get to all these parks and be able to tell and show you exactly what you can expect.  Until then, pick a new place and see what you find.  It might end up being your kid's favorite … [Read more...]

Summer Movies

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  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 movies.   Zoovie Nights @ The Nashville Zoo (Map) Beginning in April, the Nashville Zoo offers 4 opportunities to see a movie under the stars. April 24 - Epic May 15 - Toy Story June 12 - Ice … [Read more...]

Summer Concerts

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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?  All these concerts are FREE!   Brown Bag Lunch Special Concert Series (Map) This concert series is held at Centennial Park Event Shelter on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from April through October. April 23, May 14 & 28, June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, August 13 & 27, … [Read more...]

Fired Up! Paint Your Own Pottery Studio

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  Fired Up is a paint your own pottery studio located in Providence Shopping Center in Mt Juliet, TN.  There is a 6 dollar sitting fee per piece plus the cost of the piece you choose to paint.  They offer a large selection of small, kid-friendly items priced under 12 dollars. They also have plates, bowls, mugs and platters of all sizes priced from 15 to 60 dollars. Visit several times and you could have a great serving set designed by your child. :) They have a few super large … [Read more...]