May Family Fun

May is just a month full of anticipation.  School is almost out and,  if your kids are like mine, they are buzzing with spring fever. Here’s a few ideas for some fun this month as we get started on one awesome summer!

  • Mother’s Day is fast approaching. We have lots of ideas for crafty gifts for Mom or Grandma.  
  • The Tennessee Renaissance Festival is open every weekend in May (including Memorial Day!) This cool event is a May tradition in Middle Tennessee. Every weekend has a different theme so make sure to check their website when planning your trip.
  • It’s strawberry time!  Get your work clothes on and head out to do some berry pickin’. There are lots of places in Middle Tennessee to pick your own produce. Here’s our list.
  • Attend a Vintage Baseball Game. This unique organization plays games at historic locations throughout middle Tennessee from April through September.  Your whole family will enjoy seeing the different uniforms and equipment. The best part? They’re FREE!
  • There are also lots of other festivals scheduled this month.  Our list keeps growing every day!
  • Inspired to start your own garden?  Check our  “Garden Fun” board on Pinterest for some great ideas.
  • Don’t forget to get signed up for Kid’s Bowl Free for 2021.
  • How about a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry?  Trust me on this. Go now if you are planning a visit because once Memorial Day gets here, the tourists will converge on Music City. Also, this is a great time to wander downtown. Have a meal at Demos’. Have some ice cream at Mike’s. Enjoy our city before the heat (and crowds!) become overwhelming.
Rachel Kline

Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)

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