Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

 

Nature Tots- Little Acorn @ CEDARS OF LEBANON STATE PARK

Cedars of Lebanon State Park 328 Cedar Forest Rd, Lebanon

MARCH 7 3:00 pm - 4:00pm Meet at: Nature Center Price: $2.00   REGISTER FOR EVENT Continuing our monthly occurring "Nature Tots" series. "Nature Tots" is recommended for ages 2-6. Each month we will offer a reading of a fun children's book relating to Nature and then do an activity and/or craft.  Join us this month ...

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$2
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Outdoor Wild Things

Wilderness Station 301 Volunteer Road, Murfreesboro

Our classic Wild Things program is back, but temporarily moving outdoors, so bundle up! If the temperature is under 45 degrees, we will be in the back room with the garage door open. We will sing songs, read a story, complete a craft, and conclude with a short walk. We focus on a different nature ...

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$3
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Spring Hikes @ Cannonsburgh

Cannonsburgh Village 312 S. Front Street, Murfreesboro

You can enjoy a hike anytime of the year; hikes aren’t just for the warm seasons. Come out and enjoy a staff-guided educational hike on the greenway. Dress according to the weather. For all ages.

Free

Night Hike @ Timberland Park

Timberland Park Mile Marker 437.2 on the Historic Natchez Trace Parkway, Franklin

Tickets Join Timberland Park Staff for a hiking adventure at night! Be sure to wear appropriate footwear for hiking and bring a flashlight or headlamp. For more information contact Andrew Hawken at Andrew.Hawken@williamsoncounty-tn.gov or 615-232-4154. 6:45PM - 7:45 PM

Free

Fossils

Wilderness Station 301 Volunteer Road, Murfreesboro

Saturday, March 13, 2021 What are fossils and can they only be found by skilled paleontologists in remote locations? Learn more and discover a few of the fossils that you and I can find right here in Tennessee, maybe even in Barfield Park! We’ll wrap up our time together by making a fossil replica to ...

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$3

Andrew Jackson’s 254th Birthday Celebration

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville

Join us to celebrate President Jackson’s 254th Birthday and receive half-price admission for Grounds Passes and General’s Tours for the day! The celebration will include our annual wreath-laying ceremony with the Tennessee National Guard at the President’s Tomb, the return of The Duel, an address from the Hermitage mansion balcony and a special ceremony dedicating a marker ...

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Spring StoryWalk Reveal

Warner Park Nature Center 7311 Highway 100, Nashville

Accessible during Park hours, sunrise until 11 p.m. Age level: All ages Registration not required Hmm, what book will it be? Bring your little ones and discover the answer together as you read our latest selection for this popular attraction. This is an ‘on-your-own’ activity along the ¼ mile Little Acorn loop trail. Coordinator: Rebecca ...

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Free

Exploring the Burch Reserve

Warner Park Nature Center 7311 Highway 100, Nashville

Age level: 8+ Online registration is open Follow the naturalists into the deep hollows and over the steep hills of this beautiful new Metro Parks’ property. Leaders: Vera Roberts and Heather Gallagher

Free

iSpy: Green for St. Pat’s Day

Warner Park Nature Center 7311 Highway 100, Nashville

Drop by between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Age level: All ages Registration not required Let’s explore suggestions for “going green” with practical ways to save our planet. Coordinator: Betty Krogman

Free

Snakes: Mysteries in Nature

Wilderness Station 301 Volunteer Road, Murfreesboro

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Introduce yourself to the world of snakes. This program will cover the natural history of snakes as they entered the new world and populated the southeast, including the volunteer state. We will discuss behavioral and community ecology, biodiversity and conservation of snakes in Tennessee. This program is great for college students ...

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Free