297. Seventeen Things To Do This Weekend (February 12-14)

Happy Valentine’s Day Weekend. Nashville has plenty of things to do for friends and loved ones. Take the time and see below for a list of weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts. After, check out what will occur the following week.

WEEKEND EVENTS

Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville Featuring Gwyneth Paltrow
The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville returns to the Music City Center February 12-14. You will be able to experience 150 exhibitors, renowned experts, and fabulous gardens. Plus, this year’s guest speaker is Gwyneth Paltrow. visitmusiccity.com/TheAntiquesandGardenShow

Chocolate and Beer
Beer pairings with Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co, live music, and good times will be shared during Tennessee Brew Work’s Chocolate & Beer happening February 13-14. tnbrew.com

Cupid’s Chase
Many will run to bring awareness and raise funds for those with disabilities during the Cupid’s Chase at Shelby Bottoms Greenway on February 13. Find more information.

Cupid’s Undie Run
Hundreds of runners will dress down for charity during Cupid’s Undie Run happening February 13. The race will begin at Dick’s Last Resort, and raises funds for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. cupidsundierun.com

Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic
Families and friends will love to see Disney Live! Mickey & Minne’s Doorway to Magic at Bridgestone Arena on February 14. bridgestonearena.com

Funny Valentine
Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre’s next show is Funny Valentine taking place February 11-March 13. dinnertheatre.com

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From February 12th through the 13th, the Goo Goo Shop will host an official grand opening party for their new dessert bar with samples, discounts, giveaways, a caricature artist, and face painting through both days! Read more from the press release.

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Nashville
Bicentennial Mall State Park will be the location for this year’s Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Nashville on February 13. Patrons will enjoy a healthy race followed by decadent fondue. In addition, the race will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. hotchocolate15k.com

MStreet Event Series Presents Sugar Lounge
The Rosewall will be decorated with edible wall art to provide an amazing Valentine’s Day experience for couples and friends on February 13. Find tickets and more information.

Nashville Ballet presents Attitude
You can see Nashville Ballet’s annual production of Attitude happening at TPAC February 12-14. nashvilleballet.com

Nashville Chili Festival
This year’s Nashville Chili Festival will feature chili tasting, live music, kids activities, craft beer, and more taking place at Yazoo Brewing Company on February 14. nashvillechilifestival.com

Nashville Love Jam
Maze, Frankie Beverly, Fantasia & Joe, and more will perform the special Nashville Love Jam happening at Nashville Municipal Auditorium on February 12. nashvilleauditorium.com

Nashville Repertory Theatre presents Good Monsters
This weekend will kick of Nashville Repertory Theatre’s next production titled Good Monsters. It will run from February 13th through the 27th at TPAC. nashvillerep.org

Teddy Bear Clinic
Children can bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere for their first Teddy Bear Clinic occurring February 13. nashvillezoo.org

Tyler Perry presents Madea on the Run
Tyler Perry is bringing his popular Madea On The Run to TPAC February 12-13. The show will take place at TPAC and star Tyler Perry himself. tpac.org

Valentine’s Day Dance Party ft. Exmag
Acme Feed & Seed is hosting a special Valentine’s Day Dance Party ft. Exmag on February 13. theacmenashville.com

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

Valentine’s Restaurants
Plenty of places hosting Valentine’s Day specials. However, you better make a reservation quick before they all fill up! Just head on over to: visitmusiccity.com/valentines for a full list!

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Willie Nelson & Family @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – February 12
Low @ City Winery Nashville – February 12
Those Manic Seas, Hank & Cupcakes, Gardening Not Architecture @ The Basement – February 12
Georgia English & The Jukebox Kids, Mother Moses @ The Basement – February 12
Elliot Root @ 12th & Porter – February 12
Beth Hart @ Ryman Auditorium – February 12
Children of Bodom @ Exit/In – February 12
Judah and The Lion with guests Kristin Diable and Future Theieves @ War Memorial Auditorium – February 13
The Big Rock Show @ 12th & Porter – February 13
New England to Nashville presents: NETN Writers in the Basement @ The Basement – February 13
Unknown Mortal Orchestra with Lower Dens @ Exit/In – February 13
Marbin and Down Boy @ The Basement – February 13
Valentine’s with Sheryl Crow @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – February 13-14
Sam’s Place – Music for the Spirit ft. Fisk Jubilee Singers, Dave Barnes, Love and Theft, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – February 14
The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE Show) @ 12th & Porter – February 14
Yonder Mountain String Band @ 3rd and Lindsley – February 14
Dear Etta: An Etta James Tribute ft. Alicia Michilli & Amanda Broadway @ The Basement – February 14
Mike Stud – Back 2 You Tour @ Exit/In – February 14
Madeon “Pixel Empire” Tour @ Marathon Music Works – February 14

NEXT WEEK

There’s your list for this weekend and see below for a couple events in the coming weeks.

MStreet Event Series presents SQUARD @ The Rosewall – February 20
Nashville Flea Market presents Romance Junkies @ The Fairgrounds Nashville – February 26-28
Propaganda Dance Party @ Acme Feed & Seed – February 27
Studio Tenn presents The Glass Manegerie @ The Factory at Franklin – February 18-28
A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1806-1836 – Taylor Mac @ Oz Arts Nashville – February 19-20
Nashville Predators FANGtastic 5K @ Bridgestone Arena – February 20
Chef Dinner Series @ Amerigo An Italian Restaurant – February 24

Until next time!

297. Seventeen Things To Do This Weekend (February 12-14)

296. Nashville Wine Auction presents Pairings with Austin

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Throughout Nashville
February 25-27

The Nashville Wine Auction’s Pairings event is the ultimate wine and food weekend happening February 25-27. For three days the finest chefs will collaborate with the best winemakers to provide unique tastes like you’ve never tried. This year’s theme is Austin, as in Austin Texas, referring to the all-star lineup of Austin chefs coming to Music City to participate. The fun begins with the Private Vintner Dinners February 25, followed by the special Wined Up event February 26, and finishing with Pairings February 27. Clear the palate and get ready for a taste bud adventure you won’t forget.

By the way, Nashville Wine Auction raises money to benefit American Cancer Society, Make a Wish Foundation, Pearl Point, Saint Thomas Health, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, and Gilda’s Club Nashville.

Private Vintner Dinners – February 25

Sit down, enjoy a meal, and get to know the winemakers from vineyards such as Cakebread Cellars, Cimarossa, Clif Family Winery, and more during Private Vintner Dinners. You have the option to choose from 17 curated dinners located at restaurants and private homes throughout Nashville. Each one will feature a special meal and winemaker. See the list of dinners and register.

Wined Up – February 26

Wined Up features 26 celebrated vintners and 9 chefs providing samples of their best for your pleasure at The Rosewall. Some of the featured wineries include Anakota, Arrington Vineyards, Desparada, Fantesca Estate & Winery and more. The chefs include a mix of Nashville and Austin including Chef Sonya Cote of Eden East (Austin), Chef Harold Marmulstein of Salty Sow (Austin), Chef Jay Flatley of Tavern (Nashville), Chef Robert Grace of Kayne Prime (Nashville), and more. In addition, there will be a silent auction to fund the fight against cancer! See the full list of participating chefs, vintners, and register for the event.

Pairings – February 27

For the grand finale, Pairings brings together chefs from Nashville and Austin with California vintners to create unique pairings you can’t find anywhere else. There will be a total of 6 courses to enjoy with each meal crafted just for you from a different chef and vintner. All the fun takes place at the Rosewall and is sure to provide a night you won’t forget. See the list of pairings and register for the event.

296. Nashville Wine Auction presents Pairings with Austin

295. MStreet Event presents Sugar Lounge

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Still looking for things to do this Valentine’s Day weekend? Well, check out MStreet’s Sugar Lounge. This unique and festive occasion provides a perfect setting to cozy up with your favorite person. One of the main features to this event is edible wall art. You heard that correct. Edible wall art. As in art, on the wall, that you can eat. The unique art will surround comfy lounge areas perfect for groups to sit and enjoy the view while munching, too. That’s not all, there will be live music, a “Kissing Booth,” and shopping boutiques. Everything you could want to provide a unique evening for that special someone. Get tickets and more information.

295. MStreet Event presents Sugar Lounge

294. Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville

The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville

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Music City Center

The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville will be celebrating 26 years during the 2016 show. It’s the largest show in the country with more than 150 vendors showing spectacular garden spaces, fine antiques, and horticultural items at one outstanding three-day show. The 2016 Keynote Speaker is Gwyneth Paltrow, Founder and CEO of GOOP.

The show takes place at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville February 12 through February 14. The event’s 150 exhibitors, renowned experts and fabulous gardens make it the ultimate destination for new and ardent antique collectors, avid gardeners, and those seeking design inspiration. The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville has helped raise $6 million benefiting Cheekwood and Economic Club of Nashville (ECON) charities in the last 25 years.

2016 Lectures

· Gwyneth Paltrow
· Bunny Williams with Brian McCarthy: Parish Hadley: Tree of Life
· Shane Connolly
· Louis Benech
· Saturday Design Panel

Get Tickets. These events will sell out!

2016 Garden Designers

· Patrick Larkin
· Sarah Lowe
· Gale Higgs

View the 2016 Market

Tickets

Tickets are available for Run-of-Show, Lectures, Special Events, and Groups. Purchase your tickets early as some events will sell out! Buy tickets now.

294. Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville

294. Big Concerts for Valentine’s Day Weekend

There are concerts all over our glorious city waiting to provide a special memory for couples, or friends, this Valentine’s Day weekend. It’s a little bit of everything, too. If you want a party atmosphere head on over to the BoomBox show at Mercy Lounge. But if you are trying to find a very romantic occasion look no further than something like Valentine’s with Sheryl Crow at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. It’s all below. Enjoy!

Concerts Happening February 11-15:

Anders Osborne
City Winery Nashville
February 11

Big Smo
Exit/In
February 11

Kip Moore, David Nail, Brooke Eden, and more
3rd and Lindsley
February 11

Willie Nelson & Family
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
February 11-12

Low
City Winery Nashville
February 12

Children of Bodom
Exit/In
February 12

Whitey Morgan with Tony Martinez
3rd and Lindsley
February 12

Beth Hart
Ryman Auditorium
February 12

Barry Manilow
Bridgestone Arena
February 12

Those Manic Seas, Hank & Cupcakes, Love Drug
The Basement
February 12

Rick Springfield
Wildhorse Saloon
February 12-13

Rubik’s Groove Valentines Day Event
3rd and Lindsley
February 13

BoomBox
Mercy Lounge
February 13

Max Frost
The High Watt
February 13

Magnolia Sons, Jacob Jones, Bronzi Blonde, and Riley Anglen
The Basement East
February 13

Judah and The Lion with Special Guest Future Thieves
War Memorial Auditorium
February 13

Crush Night with Jace Everett & Leigh Nash (Lounge Show)
City Winery Nashville
February 13

Unknown Mortal Orchestra with Lower Dens
Exit/In
February 13

Meshell Ndgeocello Acoustic Duo
City Winery Nashville
February 13

Valentine’s with Sheryl Crow
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
February 13-14

Sam’s Place – Music for the Spirit ft. Colton Dixon, Dave Barnes, Fisk Jubilee Singers, and Ronnie Milsap
Ryman Auditorium
February 14

Madeon “Pixel Empire” Tour & Skylar Spence
Marathon Music Works
February 14

Dear Etta: An Etta James Tribute feat. Alicia Michilli & Amanda Broadway
3rd and Lindsley
February 14

City Winery Valentine’s Day with Sam Bush
City Winery Nashville
February 14

Dan Baird & the Home Made Sin
The Basement East
February 14

Mike Stud
Exit/In
February 14

The Time Jumpers
3rd and Lindsley
February 15

294. Big Concerts for Valentine’s Day Weekend

293. Sports Bars and Big Game Events

Let’s face it. Tonight, it’s game night for everyone. Whether you want to watch two teams duke it out, see the new commercials, or be witness to an unbelievable half-time show, all of us will pretty much be watching the Big Game. Therefore, we thought it best to pass it over to Visit Music City who has a great list of sports bars as well as events happening for the occasion. Hope you have a great night, and the team you wish to win, WINS!

View Nashville’s Sports Bars: visitmusiccity.com/sportsbars.

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293. Sports Bars and Big Game Events

292. 12th & Porter Upcoming Concerts

It’s BACK! The classic Nashville music ven12366313_10154324102372080_8483626053714560568_n.jpgue 12th & Porter reopened their doors with an amazing concert last night featuring Chuck Mead & His Grass Knoll Boys. The first of many, of course. We have written out all the upcoming shows down below and encourage you to visit for the first time (again). Go see a show!

Upcoming concerts:

Humming House – February 6

Anthony Smith – February 8

Andrew Ripp – February 10

Elliot Root – February 12

The Big Rock Show – February 13

The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE Show) – February 14

Lawrence & The Case Study – February 16

The Cavalry – February 17

Girlpool – February 18

Alexander King – February 20

The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE SHOW) – February 21

Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime – February 23

Dumpstaphunk – February 24

Josh Dorr & Adam Craig – February 25

Shemekia Copeland w/ Jonny P – February 26

Big Sam’s Funky Nation – February 27

The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE SHOW) – February 28

Elvis Monroe – March 1

Trent Tomlinson – March 2

Dom Flemons – March 4

Nappy Roots – March 5

The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE SHOW) – March 6

Bobby Pinson & Petty Cash (10 Year Reunion Show) – March 7

John 5 & The Creatures – March 8

Tyler Boone – March 10

The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE Show) – March 13

Cabinet – March 15

Sam Lewis with Lilly Hiatt – March 19

The 12th & Porter House Show (FREE Show) – March 20

Janice Gaines – March 21

Kung Fu – March 22

Coolio – March 26

The Dead Deads – March 29

O-Town – March 30

The Ragbirds – April 6

Charlie Parr – April 11

Eleanor Friedberger – April 16

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