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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
(615) 416-2001 http://countrymusichalloffame.org/

November 2018

Creative Zone : Puppet Making

November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Inspired by String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry, make your own puppet and put together a mini-show with new friends! We’ll provide materials, you bring inspiration and creativity. Will your puppet resemble your favorite artist, your best friend, a family pet, or a cherished heirloom? For additional fun, take in a performance of String City before or after making a puppet. Show times are at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. All ages. Taylor Swift Education Center. Included with…

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String City : Nashville’s Tradition of Music & Puppetry

November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Free

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow animation, and an ever-changing set tell the story of country music as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this exciting true story through nearly one hundred puppets, ranging from the Staple Singers to Johnny Cash to Taylor Swift. String City was created by Wishing Chair Productions, the resident puppet theater company at Nashville Public Library, in collaboration with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Limited seating. Free.​ PROGRAM ADMISSION Admission is included with…

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Creative Zone : Puppet Making

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Inspired by String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry, make your own puppet and put together a mini-show with new friends! We’ll provide materials, you bring inspiration and creativity. Will your puppet resemble your favorite artist, your best friend, a family pet, or a cherished heirloom? For additional fun, take in a performance of String City before or after making a puppet. Show times are at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. All ages. Taylor Swift Education Center. Included with…

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String City : Nashville’s Tradition of Music & Puppetry

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Free

Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow animation, and an ever-changing set tell the story of country music as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this exciting true story through nearly one hundred puppets, ranging from the Staple Singers to Johnny Cash to Taylor Swift. String City was created by Wishing Chair Productions, the resident puppet theater company at Nashville Public Library, in collaboration with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Limited seating. Free.​ PROGRAM ADMISSION Admission is included with…

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Creative Zone : Stained Glass Sun Catchers

November 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Young artists will create their own colorful sun catcher, inspired by the signature stained glass windows at the Ryman Auditorium. When Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers recorded their live album At the Ryman in 1991, they helped spark the renovation of this legendary country music venue. Learn more about Harris and the Ryman Auditorium in the exhibit, Emmylou Harris: Songbird’s Flight. Taylor Swift Education Center. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members.​ PROGRAM ADMISSION Admission is included with Museum…

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December 2018

Creative Zone : Cookie Decorating and Ornament Making

December 9, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Share in our tradition of cookie decorating to celebrate the holiday season. Decorate a cookie inspired by the medallion presented to inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, bestowed upon them during the museum’s annual Medallion Ceremony. Participants can also create a country music-themed ornament to take home. We will provide the cookies, icing, and decorations—you supply the creativity! All ages. Taylor Swift Education Center. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members. ​ PROGRAM ADMISSION Admission is included…

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Family Program : Songwriting 101 : Holiday Style

December 22, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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Write a holiday song as a group in this introductory workshop. Using a few classics as inspiration, Nashville-based songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Adam Ollendorff will teach the fundamentals of songwriting, including form, imagery, rhyme scheme, and the Nashville tradition of co-writing. At the end, participants will sing and record their “co-write,” the group holiday song. Ollendorff has co-written songs with Jim Lauderdale, Keb’ Mo’, and Maren Morris, among others. Ages 7 and up. Taylor Swift Education Center. Included with museum…

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FAMILY PROGRAM: NEW YEAR’S EVE LUCKY BLACK EYED PEA MARACAS

December 29, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South
Nashville,TN37203United States
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In the South, eating black eyed pea dishes or “Hoppin’ John” on New Year’s Day brings good luck for the coming year. Let’s get hands on and make our own maracas using black eyed peas. Families will explore this culinary tradition, percussion instruments in country music, and country songs about the holiday. Participants will go home with their handmade maraca to shake on New Year’s Eve and a black eyed pea recipe from Kimberley Schlapman of Little Big Town. Ring…

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