Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

Murder Mystery Investigation @ SOAC

Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center 100 Sam Ridley Parkway East, Smyrna, TN, United States

January 13th      Public Program      Murder Mystery Investigation! Join us at the SOAC on Friday the 13th for a classic whodunit story. Use your best detective skills and learn some hands-on forensics investigation techniques to help us find the perpetrator! Location: Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center, 100 Sam Ridley Pkwy E.  Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM    Cost: $2       All ...

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$ 2

Dinosaur Adventure @ Nashville Fairgrounds

The Nashville Fairgrounds 500 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, TN, United States

Dinosaur Adventure is an all-new, one of a kind exhibit featuring realistic, life-sized dinosaurs that come alive with their life-like movement and roars. Learn about the most popular dinosaurs -Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, Diplodocus, Velociraptor, and explore recent finds with exciting discoveries! As part of Dinosaur Adventure, children of all ages will enjoy a variety of activities: ...

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$25 – $35

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration (Free Day) @ Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN, United States

Monday, January 16, 2023 9:00 AM  4:00 PM Join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and story through arts, culture, and more! Sponsored by the Nissan Foundation. Free and open to the public.


Toddler Adventures at Cannonsburgh: Quilts and Patterns

Cannonsburgh Village 312 S. Front Street, Murfreesboro, TN, United States

Thursday, January 19, 2023 Wrap up in your favorite blanket or quilt and join us for story time and an activity on patterns. As we show some of our favorite quilts and point out patterns and colors, toddlers are welcome to bring their favorite blanket or quilt to get cozy. Reservations are now open for ...

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Llama, Llama, Red Pajama @ Nashville Children’s Theatre

Nashville Children's Theatre 25 Middleton Street, Nashville, TN, United States

After a long day of adventures at school, Baby Llama can’t wait to put on his red pajamas and go to bed. But where’s Mama Llama to tuck him in and read a bedtime story? Llama Llama Red Pajama, based on the beloved best-selling books by Anne Dewdney, hilariously tracks Baby Llama’s bedtime worries and ...

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$20 – $25

The Conductor’s Spellbook with The Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN, United States

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2023 11:00 AM | Schermerhorn Symphony Center BUY TICKETS Nashville Symphony | Gonzalo Farias, conductor Young Tony Stradivarius has found a book of spells—what will Tony and the orchestra discover when they open it? Learn all about the instruments of the orchestra, the conductor, and the musical magic they create in this interactive and exciting concert! ...

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Music of Dolly Parton for Kids + More w/ The Rock and Roll Playhouse @ Brooklyn Bowl Nashville

Brooklyn Bowl Nashville 925 3rd Ave N, Nashville TN

Tickets     The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays Music of Dolly Parton for Kids + More: Dolly Birthday Celebration Saturday, January 21, 2022 Restaurant and doors open at 10:30AM. Music starts at 11AM! Tickets are ON SALE NOW! *Please see below for important info* Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are no ...

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Family Programs: City Lights Skyline

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 222 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, United States

Using watercolors and crayons, participants will create a personal, artistic interpretation of a city skyline, inspired by one of Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson’s first hits, “City Lights.” Learn about crayon resist techniques found in art to create your own masterpiece. Presented in support of Bill Anderson: As Far as I Can See. Recommended for ages 5 and up, but all are welcome. Taylor Swift ...

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Sunday Swing Series @ Williamson County Performing Arts Center (Franklin)

Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park 112 Everbright Avenue, Franklin, TN, United States

Day: Sunday, January 22, 2023 Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm Cost: $12 Click HERE for tickets! Put your dancing shoes on and join us at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center as we bring back Sunday Swing on January 22, 2023. Featuring Middle Tennessee's Premier Big Band, 5 Points Swing band under the direction of Chuck ...

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$ 12