We may not have suffered through a harsh winter but I'm still ready for some Ultimate Nashville Spring Fun! Our area was under a tornado warning this morning which means Spring is definitely on the way!  Grab your calendar and use this list to plan some for family fun throughout the months of March and April.

  1. Plan a Spring break tour of Nissan Manufacturing.
  2. Take a trip to one of my favorite places – Stardust Drive In!  Season opens March 3.
  3. Sign the kids up at an area JoAnn store to learn to crochet or knit!
  4. Hear a story and make a craft every Saturday morning at Kidsville at The Parthenon.
  5. Take advantage of the Wednesday Wristband special at Lanes, Trains & Automobiles.  Only $15 from 3-9PM.
  6. Take a hike for free at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary on March 11 and April 8.
  7. Climb your rock as a family every Sunday at The Ascent in Murfreesboro.
  8. Tour a real chocolate factory on Saturdays at Olive & Sinclair.
  9. As soon as the weather cooperates, book a family day of ziplining at Adventureworks.
  10. Let the little ones play in the pretend post office and bakery at Monkey's Treehouse.
  11. Watch the kids make their own breakfast at The Pfunky Griddle in Nashville or Murfreesboro.
  12. Any day is a good day for a hike around Radnor Lake.
  13. Get goofy for Free every Friday at Goofballs.
  14. Don't miss over 150,00 flowers at Cheekwood in Bloom March 18 – April 23.
  15. Play some putt putt at Go USA Fun Park in Murfreesboro.
  16. Take a “Behind the Scenes” tour or be a marine biologist for a day at The Aquarium Restaraunt in Opry Mills Mall.
  17. Spend a rainy day on the indoor go kart track at Holder Family Fun Center.
  18. See Mr Bond and the Science Guys at Shelby Bottoms on March 25 and April 22.
  19. Treat the family to a trip to Hermitage Lanes on Saturday or Sunday for a cosmic bowling special.
  20. Take an Architecture Tour at The Frist Center on a Saturday afternoon.
  21. Sign the kids up to learn to make donut treats at the Murfreesboro JoAnn store on March 29 or April 15.
  22. Visit the Easter Bunny at Wilson Bank and Trust Offices between March 31 and April 15.
  23. Play some outdoor laser tag at Drakes Creek Activity Center.
  24. Vintage Baseball starts their season on April 2.  Make plans to see a game or 2 this year!
  25. Have Brunch with the Easter Bunny at the American Girl Store on April 2 or 9.
  26. Do some glow in the dark cosmic bouncing on Friday nights at Bounce U! in Nashville.
  27. Get Crafty at the American Girl Store on April 5.
  28. Take a tour at Hatcher Family Dairy on April 6 or 29.
  29. See the exhibit opening of World War 1 Comes to the Belle Meade Plantation on April 6.
  30. Go for a swim (indoors!) at the Jimmy Floyd Center in Lebanon.
  31. Experience Heritage Days at Historic Mansker's Station on April 7 & 8.
  32. Make plans to go to Hendersonville Circus World on a Monday or Wednesday.  All access wristbands are only $10.95.
  33. Attend the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival on April 8.
  34. Take your baskets to Barfield Crescent Park for an Easter Egg Hunt on April 8.
  35. Have an Easter Breakfast at Rainforest Cafe on April 8.
  36. Ride the trackless Train at Spring Fling with the Bunny at Providence Marketplace on April 8.
  37. Have pancakes with the Easter Bunny at GodWhy church in Hendersonville on April 8.
  38. Hunt for eggs underwater on April 8.
  39. Meet the Easter Bunny at the city of LaVergne's Egg Hunt on April 8.
  40. Join the Spring Bee Count on April 8.
  41. See (and Hear!) Dr Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham at The Nashville Symphony on April 8.
  42. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with the Easter Bunny at the Doubletree Hilton in Murfreesboro on April 8.
  43. Take a bicycle tour of Stones River Battlefield on April 8.
  44. Watch the character parade and meet the Easter Bunny at the Southeast Nashville Egg Hunt & Festival on April 8.
  45. Start planning your summer adventures at the 7th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival on April 8.
  46. Hunt eggs in Fairview and meet the Easter Bunny on April 9.
  47. Take a trip to Clarksville to have Brunch with the Bunny on April 9.
  48. Dive and splash in the underwater egg hunt at Longview Recreation Center on April 9.
  49. Test your driving skills on the go karts at Grand Old Golf.
  50. See The Wizard of Oz at The Capitol Theatre on April 11.
  51. The Nashville Sounds play their first home game of the season on April 11.  Make plans to see a game this spring!
  52. Get your tickets NOW for the Easter Bunny Breakfast at Lucky Ladd Farms on April 14 or 15.
  53. Attend The Nashville Zoo's Eggstravaganzoo event on April 15.
  54. Hunt Easter Eggs at Nissan Stadium during Sports Fest 2017 on April 15.
  55. Book your tickets WAY in advance for the Easter Bunny Excursion Train on April 15.
  56. Hunt for eggs at the Easter Eggstravaganza at The Historic Sam Davis Home on April 15.
  57. Play historic lawn games at the Hermitage Easter Egg Hunts on April 15.
  58. Attend Murfreesboro's citywide egg hunt on April 15.
  59. Head to Cedars of Lebanon State Park for the Easter Egg Scramble on April 15.
  60. Grab your baskets and head to Historic Rock Castle for the Wonderland Egg Hunt on April 15.
  61. Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at The Nashville Zoo on April 15.
  62. Attend the Easter Festival at Lucky Ladd Farms on April 14 & 15.
  63. Hit some balls at the batting cages at Cedar Creek Sports Center.
  64. Head to Clarksville April 20 – 22 for the award winning Rivers and Spires Festival.
  65. Join the Party for the Planet at The Nashville Zoo on April 21.
  66. See Nashville's favorite singing cowboys, Riders in the Sky, at The Franklin Theatre on April 21.
  67. Find antiques, food, crafts and more at the Nashville County Living Fair April 21-23.
  68. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Riverdance at TPAC April 21-23.
  69. Schedule your Wilderness Awareness Workshop and make plans for a Family Campout on April 22.
  70. RSVP by April 10 for an Earth Day Storytime event at Hickory Hill Farm on April 22.
  71. Register your little chef for a cooking class at The Curious Kitchen on April 22.
  72. See cloggers, crafters, and blacksmiths at Pioneer Days on April 22.
  73. Attend Nashville's Earth Day Festival on April 22.
  74. Celebrate Beautiful Birds at a special program on April 22.
  75. Get free admission at the Nashville Zoo for kids under age 12 from 2PM to 5PM on April 23.
  76. Take the teens on a Day Hike at Savage Gulf on April 29.
  77. Have some springtime fun at Squarefest in Gallatin on April 29.
  78. Head to Fiddler's Grove in Lebanon for Spring Fest in the Grove on April 29.
  79. Watch a rib eating contest at the Backyard BBQ Festival on April 29.
  80. Enjoy food, music, food and more at the Main Street Festival in Franklin on April 29 & 30.
  81. See snakes, birds, lizards and more at the Nashville Exotic Pet Expo on April 29 & 30.
  82. Take your tiny dancer to Nashville Ballet's Spring Tea to support a good cause on April 30.
  83. Celebrate Spring at the Nash Spring Bash at Centennial Park on April 30.
  84. Celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Stones River Battlefield National Park on March 3 and 4.
  85. Have some cake to clebrate the 30th Birthday of The Discovery Center on March 3.
  86. Learn Songwriting 101 at the Country Music Hall of Fame on March 4.
  87. Build a rain gauge at Home Dept's Free Kids Workshops on March 4.
  88. Take your little herpetologists to Repticon on March 4 & 5.
  89. Rock out with Farmer Jason at The Belcourt on March 4.
  90. Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed in Hendersonville on March 4 & 5.
  91. Have fun and support a cause at Sunday with Friends on March 5.
  92. Register in advance for the Lego Monthly Mini Build on March 7.
  93. Be a part in the Family Star Celebration at Wilderness Station on March 10.
  94. Take your teddy bear to tea at the Historic Sam Davis Home in Smyrna on March 4 or 11.
  95. Call to register your child for a Junior Chef Class at Williams Sonoma on March 4 or 11.
  96. Do some family geocaching in Smyrna on March 11.
  97. Let the kids craft a fairy house at Michaels Craft stores on March 11.
  98. Become a Fossil Finder at Fort Negley on March 11.
  99. See the story of Muhammad Ali before he was ‘the greatest' at The Nashville Children's Theatre from February 23 – March 12.
  100. Compete in a Lego building contest in Smyrna on March 16.
  101. Celebrate Beauty and the Beast with snacks, a costume contest and more at Linebaugh Library on March 16.
  102. Plan some fun for St Patrick's Day on March 17.
  103. Take a family hike at Warner Park on March 18.
  104. Hear a special Easter story at The Egg Storytime at particpating Barnes and Noble stores on March 18.
  105. Let the kids make a garden seed starter at the Riverbend Nurseries Kid's Club on March 18.
  106. See some vintage cars in Warner Park on March 18.
  107. Celebrate General Jackson's 250th Birthday and experience the War of 1812 Military Encampment at The Hermitage on March 18.
  108. Take a hike at Bledsoe Creek State Park on March 18.
  109. Take the kids on a Jurassic Quest March 18 & 19.
  110. See “Stars of the Pharoahs” every Saturday afternoon in March at Sudekum Planetarium.
  111. See the Spring Storywalk reveal at Warner Parks March 4 – April 1.
  112. Skate off some cabin fever during Spring Break at Brentwood Skate Center March 20 – 24.
  113. Plan a date night at TPAC to see The Bodyguard March 21 – 26.
  114. Have a slice of pizza with your favorite superhero or Princess at Calabria Brickoven Pizzeria on March 21.
  115. Learn about reptiles and arachnids in Smyrna on March 24.
  116. Treat the whole family to a performance of the Lion King Jr on March 24 or 25.
  117. Welcome the Easter Bunny to Rivergate Mall on March 25.
  118. Attend the biggest event for the smallest science at Nano Days on March 25.
  119. Bring your dog to Moss Wright park on March 25 for the GooDog Festival and Easter Egg Hunt.
  120. Spend the afternoon at Gateway Island learning about ducks on March 31.
  121. Plan a Family Adventure Day on March 31.
  122. Grab your baskets for the Easter Egg Hunt in Franklin on April 1.
  123. Learn about Sky Hunters at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary on April 1.
  124. Meet Spider-Man at The Nashville Zoo on April 1.

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