After all that Turkey I bet you’re ready to work it off with some events, right? Well you’re in luck. Just see below for a list of weekend happenings, and upcoming concerts. Then, check out what will occur the following week.
(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)
The 12 Days of Science
Discover and play at the Adventure Science Center with a lineup of seasonal programs for the entire family lasting from November 28th to December 31st. adventuresci.org
Black Friday & Cyber Monday
We all know that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest shopping days of the year. Here’s a list of places open and offering the best deals for the occasion: visitmusiccity.com/nashvilleshopping. Also, everyone can shop the Music City Marketplace at any time for the best Nashville items here: shop.visitmusiccity.com.
Deck the Hall
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s holiday celebration Deck the Hall begins with a tree lightning ceremony and performance from Tanya Tucker on November 27. Plus, all season they will be celebrating with holiday-themed programs for the whole family including some special concerts from Ricky Skaggs and the Whites (12/2), Brenda Lee (12/9), Lonestar (12/16), and The Oak Ridge Boys (12/23). Read more from the press release.
On November 27, Loveless Cafe will host a slew of special activities that will get families into the holiday spirit. That includes inflatable slides, story readings, cooking demonstrations, and more. lovelesscafe.com
Gray Line Holiday Tours
Gray Line of Tennessee offers two holiday tours this year that will be available from December 1st to December 28th (select dates for both tours). Twinkling Tennessee Christmas takes you for a ride through Nashville and Franklin to see some of Tennessee’s most beautifully decorated homes and neighborhoods. The tour also includes a visit to the Lotz House, decorated in mid-1800s fashion. The Holly Jolly Trolley takes a trip to one of the most decorated and honored synchronized light shows in the country, with a stop at Santa’s Village.
Holiday at Cheekwood
Celebrate the season at Cheekwood with holiday concerts, cookie decorating, gingerbread workshops, art activities, and LIVE reindeer from November 27th through January 17th. Also, for the first time ever the mansion and grounds will be lit up with 750,000 lights during Holiday LIGHTS. cheekwood.org
Let There Be Light: A Grand Holiday Lights Tour
You may choose between two magical tours from Grand Avenue to celebrate the holiday season starting November 28th and lasting until December 30th. The North Pole route takes guests through The Dancing Lights at Jellystone Park, and the South Pole route travels to see festive homes in Brentwood and Franklin with a stop at the Lotz House.
Nashville Repertory Theatre presents A Christmas Story
Nashville Repertory Theatre presents A Christmas Story will take place November 27th through December 20th at TPAC. nashvillerep.org
North Pole Express with Santa
Take a ride with Santa on Tennessee Central Railway Museum’s Santa Express excursion train to Watertown on select dates from November 28th to December 12th. tcry.org
String City at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Families and friends of all ages will love to see String City happening November 27 at the Country Music Hall of Fame. It’s a colorful telling of the history of country music in Nashville through puppetry. countrymusichalloffame.org
Every year, bounteous holiday events set throughout Music City and the holiday season offer joyful celebrations and beautiful decorations for people of all ages. Please take the time to see the Music City happenings that are sure to offer guests exactly what they need this holiday season. visitmusiccity.com/holidayharmony
Elle Macho with Kuzin ft Jessica Maros @ The Basement – November 27
Guilty Pleasures @ The Basement East – November 27
Mel & The Party Hats @ Marathon Music Works – November 27
Griffin House @ City Winery Nashville – November 28
Will Hoge with Don Schiltz @ The Basement East – November 28
Jelly Roll’s Thanksgiving Coat and Blanket Drive w/ Alexander King @ Exit/In – November 28
Opry at the Ryman ft. Tracy Lawrence, Restless Heart, Grander Smith, and more (7pm show) @ Ryman Auditorium – November 28
Opry at the Ryman ft. Tracy Lawrence, Restless Heart, Grander Smith, and more (9:30pm show) @ Ryman Auditorium – November 28
Doc Sinister with Eye On The Sky, Scent of Remains, and Cadutus @ The Basement – November 28
Butthole with Us & Them and Levi Ray @ The Basement – November 29
Will Hoge with Sam Palladio @ The Basement East – November 29
We hope you have a wonderful time this weekend. And make sure to be there for any of these amazing events in the coming weeks (see below).
Converse Rubber Tracks @ Historic Studio A – November 30-December 4
Rifftrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny @ The Belcourt Theatre – December 3
Home Alone in HD with the Nashville Symphony & Chorus @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – December 5
The 62nd Annual Nashville Christmas Parade @ Downtown Nashville – December 5
12South Winter Warmer @ Sevier Park – December 5
AND SO MUCH MORE!
(See upcoming events)
Until next time!