Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee


Sight Word Snack Attack at Smyrna Public Library

Smyrna Public Library 400 Enon Springs Rd W, Smyrna, TN

Join us at Smyrna Public Library on Wednesdays for Sight Word Snack Attack! This is a fun after-school program where children will recieve a snack and water, then play fun games to help teach them their sight words!  Best for children pre-k through 3rd grade.


Murder Mystery Investigation @ SOAC

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

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

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

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.


MLK Day Skate @ Brentwood Skate

Brentwood Skate Center 402 Wilson Pike Circle, Brentwood, TN

MLK skate day Monday, January 16 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm $12 flat fee per person covers admission and skates if needed.


Toddler Adventures at Cannonsburgh: Quilts and Patterns

Cannonsburgh Village 312 S. Front Street, Murfreesboro, TN

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

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