Local Events

Full Moon Pickin' Party - September 5th

Musicians and music fans alike are invited to the Full Moon Pickin Party, presented by Friends of Warner Parks. This fundraiser features Middle Tennessee’s finest bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. All money raised from this laid-back affair will go directly back into the Parks to ensure preservation and protection of this treasured resource, and funding for free educational programs at the Warner Park Nature Center.Tickets are limited. Purchase in advance to make sure you get into this fun filled event. There will be a small processing fee for online reservations.When The Friday closest to a Full Moon from 7-11pm. See below for the full 2014 Schedule. Where Steeplechase Barn at the Equestrian Center (map) 2500 Old Hickory Blvd. in Percy Warner Park. Cost $15 in advance $20 at the door for adults ages 16 and up $10 for ages 7-15 years old FREE for Children ages 6 and underDifficulty: This is a fun social event, no experience necessary! Registration Deadline: See event site for more details Group Size Limit: See event site for more detailsParking: Parking is available in the grassy area at the park entrance. Follow the traffic directors.POLICIESChildren Policy: This is a family friendly event. Buy glowsticks at the concession stand to keep track of your kids in the dark! Dog Policy: Friendly dogs on leashes welcome Weather Policy: This is a rain or shine event Cancellation Policy: See event site for more detailsSPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTPickers with a BLUEGRASS instrument pay only $5 at the door. All instrument cases will be subject to search. Discounted entrance qualifies for the following bluegrass instruments only:Guitars Mandolins Banjos Fiddles & Bass Fiddles Lap Steels Dobros Dulcimers Autoharps Accordions Harmonica Sets (minimum 5 piece set) Please note: Single harmonicas, ukuleles, drums and additional instruments not listed above are permitted, but they will not qualify for $5 entry.

Where: Warner Park

When: September 5, 2014 6:00 PM

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Volksfest - September 13-14th

The 2nd Annual Tennessee Volksfest will be back September 13th and 14th in a new location The Nashville Farmers Market! The TN Volksfest goal is to bring the look, feel, and taste of Munich, Germany to Nashville. The event will be free and open to the public for all ages; beer, wine, and food will be sold. The TN Volksfest will feature beers from Spaten, Hofbräu, Franziskaner-Bräu, and Krombacher. Traditional German food will be prepared fresh to order on site by Nashville's own Gerst Häus! Beyond the delicious food, wine, and beer we will offer various carnival games, vintage Volkswagen car show, and live music.

Where: Farmers Market Nashville

When: September 13, 2014 12:00 PM

Status: Buy Now

Music City Hot Wing Fest - September 13th

The Music City Hot Wing Fest is Nashville's fall food &amp; brew festival.Local teams and top competitors from Knoxville and Memphis are coming to Nashville to cook up some of the best Hot Wing recipes from around the south, just for the opportunity to be crowned the 2014 Music City’s Wing Bowl™ Champion. We've created the South’s biggest &amp; baddest Hot Wing Fest! Join us as we celebrate local restaurants, 25+ micro-breweries &amp; 50+ delicious brews from around the nation, plus over 20 styles of hot wings and Music City’s hottest live music. 100% of the proceeds from the event are being donated to The Bootstraps Foundation!ABOUT THIS YEARS CHARITY The Bootstraps Foundation was established in 1987 to champion the higher educational needs of Middle Tennessee students who have demonstrated the effort and will to succeed in the face of adversity. We are committed to the education of our young people, for they will soon be the leaders of our communities, our businesses and our country. The Bootstraps Foundation has granted nearly $1 million in scholarships since its inception. Award winners are selected from the nominees by a panel of judges who understand the concept of "pulling yourself up by your bootstraps." See more at: <a style="color: #3b5998;" href="http://www.bootstraps.org/#sthash.7LSzfDRo.dpuf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow nofollow">http://www.bootstraps.org/#sthash.7LSzfDRo.dpuf</a>Party with us at the Music City Wing Fest on September 27th, 2014 and you'll help raise money to make sure our brightest minds have the opportunity of a higher education. Our future leaders of America are counting on it.

Where: Public Square Park

When: September 13, 2014 12:00 PM

Volksfest - September 13-14th

The 2nd Annual Tennessee Volksfest will be back September 13th and 14th in a new location The Nashville Farmers Market! The TN Volksfest goal is to bring the look, feel, and taste of Munich, Germany to Nashville. The event will be free and open to the public for all ages; beer, wine, and food will be sold. The TN Volksfest will feature beers from Spaten, Hofbräu, Franziskaner-Bräu, and Krombacher. Traditional German food will be prepared fresh to order on site by Nashville's own Gerst Häus! Beyond the delicious food, wine, and beer we will offer various carnival games, vintage Volkswagen car show, and live music.

Where: Farmers Market Nashville

When: September 14, 2014 12:00 PM

Status: Buy Now

Hands on Nashville Day - September 20th

Rally your friends and family, and be a part of Nashville’s largest day of service benefiting Metro Nashville Public Schools! As a volunteer, you’ll complete “done-in-a-day” improvement projects including painting and landscaping that help make the places where our children learn and play a little brighter. Hands On Nashville Day engages hundreds of Nashvillians at more than 50 school sites in an inspiring and fun day of volunteerism that makes a big impact. This event is also Hands On Nashville’s biggest fundraiser of the year. During registration, all participants will be asked to make a $25 donation to support Hands On Nashville’s year-round work to connect volunteers to critical community needs. All who make a minimum $25 donation will receive a special thank-you gift: a limited edition event t-shirt.

Where: Nashville

When: September 20, 2014 8:00 AM

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Full Moon Pickin' Party - October 3rd

Musicians and music fans alike are invited to the Full Moon Pickin Party, presented by Friends of Warner Parks. This fundraiser features Middle Tennessee’s finest bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. All money raised from this laid-back affair will go directly back into the Parks to ensure preservation and protection of this treasured resource, and funding for free educational programs at the Warner Park Nature Center.Tickets are limited. Purchase in advance to make sure you get into this fun filled event. There will be a small processing fee for online reservations.When The Friday closest to a Full Moon from 7-11pm. See below for the full 2014 Schedule. Where Steeplechase Barn at the Equestrian Center (map) 2500 Old Hickory Blvd. in Percy Warner Park. Cost $15 in advance $20 at the door for adults ages 16 and up $10 for ages 7-15 years old FREE for Children ages 6 and underDifficulty: This is a fun social event, no experience necessary! Registration Deadline: See event site for more details Group Size Limit: See event site for more detailsParking: Parking is available in the grassy area at the park entrance. Follow the traffic directors.POLICIESChildren Policy: This is a family friendly event. Buy glowsticks at the concession stand to keep track of your kids in the dark! Dog Policy: Friendly dogs on leashes welcome Weather Policy: This is a rain or shine event Cancellation Policy: See event site for more detailsSPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTPickers with a BLUEGRASS instrument pay only $5 at the door. All instrument cases will be subject to search. Discounted entrance qualifies for the following bluegrass instruments only:Guitars Mandolins Banjos Fiddles & Bass Fiddles Lap Steels Dobros Dulcimers Autoharps Accordions Harmonica Sets (minimum 5 piece set) Please note: Single harmonicas, ukuleles, drums and additional instruments not listed above are permitted, but they will not qualify for $5 entry.

Where: Warner Park

When: October 3, 2014 6:00 PM

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