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.   IT"S HALLOWEEN!!! GO GET SOME CANDY!!!   15th Avenue El Dia de los Muertos Fall Festival at Cheekwood    Saturday Family Program - Square Dance Roundup   Nashville   Saturday Olde World Theatre "Frankenstein" at The Belcourt  Saturday Citizen Science at Discovery Center   Sunday Need more choices?  Take a look at our entire … [Read more...]

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...]

Harmony Park Safari

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  Harmony Safari Park is off the beaten path about 30 minutes south of downtown Huntsville, AL. It is worth the drive if you are in the area! Owned by a biologist and a physicist the Safari Park is more than just a drive through - the park helps with conservation of a species of antelope and is working on starting a habitat for giraffes. When you enter the park you will come to a trailer where an attendant will greet you and take your payment. This is your opportunity to purchase … [Read more...]

Monkey’s Treehouse

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Have preschoolers that really need to get out of the house on a rainy day? Monkey's Treehouse is a great solution. This indoor play ground is geared toward younger kids - toddlers and preschoolers. Tamzin (2) loved it. Declan (8) is a bit too old. Monkey's Treehouse is a wonderland of imaginative play opportunities. It has large tables at preschool heights with all kinds of things to explore.  Have a kid that likes trains? They have you covered! Another who's first word was Tyrannous Rex? … [Read more...]

The Hermitage – Home of Andrew Jackson

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My first visit to the Hermitage was in 2003. All I remember is a tour of the historic home and a walk through some beautiful gardens and Andrew Jackson's tomb. A nice day, but it would not have entertained my kids. Then, the Spring of 2012 I went back when my Mom came to visit from Texas and we didn't have enough time  to see everything (we were there for 5 hours)! Rachel and I went back to check it out again - I had been raving about it. Remember, Rachel is a local and visited the … [Read more...]

The Weeden House Museum

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We were given tickets to visit the Weeden House 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. I love to tour historic homes.  It's my 'thing'.  Therefore it is also my children's 'thing' whether they like it or not.  They (mostly) like it.  I tour all these wonderful old places with a group of young girls.  And you know what?  Almost every house we tour is the former home of some … [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...]