Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

 

A Day Out with Mom at Historic Travellers Rest

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN

Bring mom for an outdoor celebration of her! Music and tea on the grounds along with fun activities led by artisans. About this event Historic Travellers Rest, with support from The Tennessee Arts Commission, presents A Day Out with Mom on May 7, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. This program will feature a ...

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$12 – $15

Twelfth Night at Travellers Rest

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN

Twelfth Night – The Christian celebration of Christmas has evolved over the centuries from a raucous, adult-focused party into a somber, child-oriented day of gift giving. Join us as we explore the evolution of this winter holiday to learn the origins of many time-honored traditions and why we sing about 12 days of Christmas. End ...

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$5 – $18

Historic Trades Day at Travellers Rest

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN

Historic Travellers Rest presents Historic Trades Day on November 13, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This program will feature historic artisans and hands on crafts. Activities and artisans will include: • Nora Glickstein demonstrating lacemaking. • Roy Overcast demonstrating pottery making. • Kelly Hamlin from Wolf Gap demonstrating natural dyes. • Melissa Goodwin ...

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$10 – $15

Twisted Tennessee: Two Sides to Every Tale

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN

Take a journey through the twisted tales of Tennessee history, listen to both sides of each dark story from the participants themselves, and decide for yourself…guilty or innocent, liar or truth teller, murderer or victim? After your guided journey through Tennessee’s dark past sit a spell at the Two Tales Tavern with 18th century murder ...

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$10 – $18

Archaeology Day at Travellers Rest

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN

This September, in recognition of Tennessee's Archaeology Awareness Month, we are providing an opportunity for guests to participate in a mock excavation using items from our surface collection on two scheduled Archaeology Days. Participants will also get to learn how to properly clean found artifacts. Additionally, our staff will showcase rarely displayed items from our ...

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$10 – $15