Things to do in November

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Things to do in November in Nashville

Have some fun this November in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. There are some of you that are just ANNOYED by early Christmas events. You have no interest in Santa, reindeer or twinkling lights before you stuff your Thanksgiving turkey. This list is for you! Find activities scheduled all month long that have nothing to do with Christmas. And if your budget is tight, check out all the events in Blue. They are Free!

(In case you are interested in Christmas events before Thanksgiving, watch our Home Page. The 2019 Holiday Guide will be published soon!)

  1. See Coco at The Palace Theater on November 1.
  2. Have a tea party with American girl November 1, 8 & 15.
  3. Attend a Ghost Tour at The Hermitage November 1,2,6,7,8 & 9.
  4. Have Breakfast with over 30 Characters at Long Hollow Baptist Church on November 2.
  5.  Build an American Eagle Kit at Home Depot Kids Workshop on November 2.
  6. Decorate a sugar skull at El Día de los Muertos at Cheekwood on November 2.
  7. Join the Youth Magic Club at Smyrna Library on November 2.
  8. Pony rides, inflatables and more are scheduled for Family Day at Harlinsdale Park on November 2.
  9. Owl Day returns to Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary on November 2.
  10. Celebrate Reading at The Nashville Zoo on November 2 & 9. (Free tickets for book donation!)
  11. Learn to make a pumpkin pie at Williams Sonoma on November 2.
  12. Nashvember returns to Sevier Park on November 2.
  13. See Dumbo at Inglewood Library on November 2.
  14. The fall star party is at Warner Park on November 2.
  15. Make Letterpress Art with Hatch Show Print on November 3.
  16. Watch the Mystic Mermaids swim through the Aquarium Restaurant on November 7 & 17.
  17. Schedule a tour at Hatcher Family Dairy on November 5.
  18. Hike with a naturalist at Bowie Park on November 5 & 21.
  19. The Lion King (2019) roars into the Lebanon Library movie night on November 5.
  20. Play games and more at Wacky Wednesday every week at Smyrna Library.
  21. Free admission for active & retired Military and 3 guests during Military Appreciation Week at Lane Motor Museum November 7-11.
  22. Snuggle up at the Pajama Storytime and Teddy Bear Sleepover at Linebaugh Library on November 7.
  23. Explore the Tennessee History Trail at Bledsoe Creek State Park on November 8 & 9.
  24. Learn about the weather at Warner Park on November 8.
  25. Let the teens join the Anime Club at Brentwood Library on November 8 & 22.
  26. Plan a night out while the kids have fun at The Discovery Center on November 8.
  27. Take an old fashioned hayride in Murfreesboro on November 8.
  28. Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS will be performed in Franklin November 8 & 9.
  29. Write a letter to a soldier at the CMHOF November 9-11.
  30. Touch A Truck & See A Train at Adventure Science Center on November 9.
  31. Build a Turkey Photo Holder at Lowes Build & Grow Workshops on November 9.
  32. Take a Wilderness Walk at Sharp Springs Park on November 9.
  33. Find some fossils at Fort Negley on November 9.
  34. See a show just for kids at Third Coast Comedy Club on November 9.
  35. The Nashville Pet Expo arrives in Wilson County on November 9 & 10.
  36. Make A Clothespin Military Airplane at CMHOF November 9, 10 & 11.
  37. Sing Disney Karaoke and more at Frozen Saturday at The Discovery Center on November 9.
  38. Receive a Frozen Activity Kit at the JC Penney Kids Zone on November 9.
  39. Create some ‘best friends’ artwork at Kidsville at The Parthenon on November 9.
  40. Dance the night away at the Barn Dance in Centennial Park on November 9.
  41. Take the kids to Nerf Wars at Mpact Sports on November 9 & 23.
  42. Join the Teddy Bear Picnic at Cannonsburgh Village on November 10.
  43. Make a Thanksgiving Necklace at the LaVergne Library on November 12.
  44. The Disney Junior Holiday Party! On Tour! comes to TPAC on November 13.
  45. Houston, we have a problem…Apollo 13 plays at The Capitol Theatre on November 14.
  46. Learn to dance at the 5 Points Swing Concert on November 15.
  47. Friday Night Skate returns to the Fairview Recreation Center on November 15.
  48. Take a hike and enjoy the fall colors at Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary on November 16.
  49. Come to Riverbend Nurseries Kids Club on November 16.
  50. See Toy Story 4 at the Linebaugh Family Movie on November 16.
  51. Take your Teddy for Tea at the SOAC on November 16.
  52. Experience the L.O.L. Surprise! Winter Disco at local target stores on November 16.
  53. Create some Embellished Instruments at the CMHOF on November 17.
  54. Go on a scavenger hunt to celebrate World TV Day at the SOAC on November 21.
  55. Take advantage of $3 Family Movie Night at The Palace Theater and see Remember the Titans on November 21.
  56. Winterfest at The Fountains at Gateway starts November 22.
  57. Parent’s Night Out is set for November 23 at the SOAC.
  58. Family campfire fun is scheduled in Smyrna on November 23.
  59. Have some Day After Thanksgiving Fun! at Lane Motor Museum on November 29.
  60. Gobble, Gobble. November 29 is Turkey Day at The Discovery Center.
  61. Skate those calories off at Big 12 Skate at Brentwood Skate Center on November 29.
  62. Watch the history of Music City performed by puppets! String City at the CMHOF is on November 29 & 30.
  63. The 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin – Illumination is scheduled for November 30.
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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