Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

 

Battle of New Orleans Commemoration

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

Enjoy FREE Grounds Passes to The Hermitage on Saturday, January 8 as we commemorate the Battle of New Orleans, a crucial American victory during the War of 1812 and the event that catapulted General Andrew Jackson to national fame and recognition. Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., visitors will be able to learn from living history demonstrations and enjoy children’s ...

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Hermitage Ghost Tours

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

Explore the haunted side of history during our Hermitage Ghost Tours! After dark this fall, embark on a distinctly spooky voyage at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage as you explore the mansion, grounds and cemetery by lantern light. Along the way, guides present stories of strange encounters such as the ghosts of the Battle of New Orleans ...

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$35

Vintage Baseball @ The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

The Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball plays games in different locations in Middle Tennessee from May through September. Many of these games are played at historical homes in our area. The teams all use costumes, rules and equipment modeled after what was used in the 1860's. The association was formed in 2012 with a mission to ...

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Vintage Baseball @ The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

The Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball plays games in different locations in Middle Tennessee from May through September. Many of these games are played at historical homes in our area. The teams all use costumes, rules and equipment modeled after what was used in the 1860's. The association was formed in 2012 with a mission to ...

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Dog Days of Summer @ The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

What better way to spend the Dog Days of Summer than with a visit to The Hermitage with your favorite pup? Join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage on the third Thursday of the month, June through August, for after-hours access to this National Historic Landmark. Dog Days of Summer will feature live music, local wine and beer ...

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Vintage Baseball @ The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

The Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball plays games in different locations in Middle Tennessee from May through September. Many of these games are played at historical homes in our area. The teams all use costumes, rules and equipment modeled after what was used in the 1860's. The association was formed in 2012 with a mission to ...

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Andrew Jackson’s 254th Birthday Celebration

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

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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Christmas at The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

Tis the season! Join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for Christmas at The Hermitage, an evening of merry-making the whole family will love. With Christmas carols led by choirs on the back lawn of the mansion,  holiday shopping in our Museum Store, tours of the Hermitage mansion, photos with Father Christmas, children’s activities, a bonfire and food ...

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$25

President’s Day at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

Traditional celebrations of President’s Day (originally “Washington’s Birthday”) have often included a public reading of George Washington’s Farewell Address. Join us on the front lawn of Andrew Jackson’s home to learn about the most famous President’s Day of the Jackson Presidency and listen to his remarks on Washington’s notable address. 2 presentation times  -  11AM & ...

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Fall Fest at The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage 4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN

Fall Fest is a spectacular weekend of art, music and history featuring more than 50 local artisans from across the Southeast. The festival, which is free to the public, takes place at The Hermitage on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All ...

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