151. Seventeen Things To Do This Weekend in Music City (September 10-12)

Time for another wonderful two days of doing what ever the heck you want. It’s the weekend. Let’s have some fun. See below for what’s happening this weekend, a Nashville tap room to try, and upcoming concerts to plan your weekend. Then, check out what will occur the following week.

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(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)

Color Vibe 5K
Runners will love to take part in the Color Vibe 5K at Opry Mills Mall on September 13. thecolorvibe.com

9th Annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival
Nashville’s annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival will take place, September 12, at East Riverfront Park. The event which has live music and family entertainment is FREE and open to all. nashvilledragonboat.org

Fallen Angel Aviator Foundation Gala – September 11
Acme Feed & Seed will host a special night of live music from Ronnie Milsap & Sarah Potenza, a live auction, and more during Fallen Angel Aviator Foundation Gala on September 11. fallenangelaviator.com

Film:Masters – The Modern School of Film
Oz Arts Nashville is hosting Film:Masters the signature event from The Modern School of Film September 10th through the 12th. Over the course of three days you can experience actress Sandra Bernhard, comedy duo Tim & Eric, and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys for a screening and discussion of a film that has made an impact on their work. Read more from the press release.

Tennessee State Fair
You can check out the Tennessee State Fair at The Fairgrounds Nashville September 11th through the 20th. tnstatefair.org

Made in Nashville
Made in Nashville features Music City’s best creators offering their goods to the masses. All the fun takes place, September 12, at Centennial Park Pavillion. madeinnashville.org

Middle Tennessee Highland Games & Celtic Festival
Scottish games, live music, and great food can be experienced at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival occurring at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President on September 12. Read our post from the other day

Nashville Ballet presents Ferdinand and the Bull
Families and friends may witness the Nashville Ballet for FREE at the Nashville Public Library, on September 12, as they present Dance Me A Story – Ferdinand and the Bull. nashvilleballet.com

Nashville Greek Festival
The 28th Annual Greek Festival will have savory cuisine, soulful music, lively dancing, educational tours, and more for everyone to enjoy September 11th through the 13th. nashvillegreekfestival.com

Nashville’s Italian Lights Festival
The 6th Annual Italian Lights Festival will take place at St. Pius X Classical Academy September 11th through the 13th. The festival includes live music, games, grape stomping, and other fun activities for friends & families. italianlights.org

Nashville Mini Maker Faire – September 12
Adventure Science Center is hosting the Nashville Mini Maker Faire, September 12, featuring community makers, inventors, and more showcasing their skills to all. adventuresci.org

Nashville Whiskey Festival
The Nashville Whiskey Festival celebrates whiskeys and bourbons, offering the opportunity to meet distillers, taste whiskeys, learn about the whiskey-making process, enjoy live music, good food, and more. It all takes place at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on September 12. visitmusiccity.comw/whiskeyfestival

Southern Artisan Cheese Festival
Artisan cheesemakers from around the Southeast are honored and celebrated at this festival, held in September at Rocketown. We are talking about over 50 cheesemakers, food artisans, and craft brewers from six different states coming together and celebrating in Music City. southerncheesefest.com

Tennessee Volksfest
Guests may enjoy the tradition and tastes of Munich, Germany during the FREE Tennessee Volksfest occurring, September 12-13 & 19-20, at the Nashville Farmers’ Market. The event will feature German food, beer, automobiles, a family fun zone, live music, and more. visitmusiccity.comw/volksfest

Titans & T-Bones
Delanie Walker, the Tennessee Titans’ Tight End, is hosting a special dinner called Titans & T-Bones, September 14, at The Rosewall. Get tickets and more information.

Vintage Baseball Tournament
Carnton Plantation & Battlefield is hosting Vintage Baseball Tournament September 12th through the 13th. boft.org

13th Annual Wine on the River
Wine enthusiasts gather on the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, September 12, to taste wines from local wineries as well as sips from international vineyards during the annual Wine on the River. wineontheriver.com


Biscuit Love
What once was the Biscuit Love Truck is now Biscuit Love inside The Gulch. They have actually been opened at the new brick and mortar location for quite a bit. However, what is new is that their East Nasty biscuit was recently named “Best Sandwich” by Bon Appetit and it is amazing! This baby is a biscuit with a fried chicken thigh, aged cheddar, and then sausage and gravy. And yes, it is the best sandwich out there! Head on over and make sure to tell us what you think on Twitter.


Live on the Green – Three Day Festival @ Public Square Park – September 10-12
Beethoven’s Ninth @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – September 10-13
Lady Antebellum @ Bridgestone Arena – September 11
The RocketBoys with Radar Vs. Wolf Clemency @ The Basement – September 11
Earl Burrows Record Release @ The Basement East – September 11
Bronzi Blonde, That’s My Kid, New Wave Rebellion, Underground Sound Society @ The Basement – September 11
Earphunk @ Exit/In – September 11
Blue Sky Riders @ City Winery Nashville – September 11
Concrete Magazine 11 year Anniversary Party @ Exit/In – September 12
Hobosapiens with Sarah Kat Golden and Rusty Shipp @ The Basement – September 12
The East Side Shakedown @ The Basement East – September 12
Ed Sheeran @ Bridgestone Arena – September 13
The Damn Quails @ Exit/In – September 13
Waco Brothers with Paul Burch @ The Basement East – September 13
Leah Nobel Just Like Sunday Tour Kick Off @ The Basement – September 13


So there you have it. A full list that should provide you with plenty to do. Follow along with us next week as we talk about fall festivalsNashville Ballet, and more.

151. Seventeen Things To Do This Weekend in Music City (September 10-12)

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