244. Fourteen Things To Do In Music City This Weekend (December 18-20)

This weekend will be your last chance to experience some of Nashville’s great holiday events. So, see below and start making the plans to enjoy them all! Check out a list of weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts. After, check out what will occur the following week.


(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)

Hearth & Holly: An Early Tennessee Christmas
You maynew-skyline-june-2015-cmyk celebrate Christmas 1820s style during Hearth & Holly: An Early Tennessee Christmas, December 18, at Historic Travellers Rest Plantation. travellersrestplantation.org

Nashville Flea Market: Down to the Wire
The Nashville Flea Market will be open December 18-20 at The Fairgrounds Nashville. This weekend’s theme is Down to the Wire. thefairgrounds.com

Winston Dog Boutique Holiday Pet Portraits
On December 19, family pets and best friends may get their pictures taken with Santa Claus at Winston Dog. winstondog.net

Breakfast with Santa
White’s Creek Bistro is hosting a special breakfast, December 19, that includes fun activities like creating cookies, making ornaments, singing carols, and taking pictures with Santa. fontanelmansion.com

1st Annual Christmas Sweater Party
A Great Big World, Jo Jo, and Coleman Hell will perform the 1st Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at Wildhorse Saloon on December 19. wildhorsesaloon.com

Christmas in Carrie’s Attic
December 19, Battle of Franklin Trust is hosting a special holiday event called Christmas in Carrie’s Attic featuring a ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas reading, visits from old Saint Nicholas, and more. boft.org

Rudolph’s Red Nose Run 5K
Runners may dress in their holiday best to participate in the Rudolph’s Red Nose Run 5K on December 19. It all starts at Nissan Stadium and goes through Downtown Nashville. rudolphrednoserun.com

Holidays at Cheekwood
The fun weekend activities for Holiday at Cheekwood will end on December 20. The weekend schedule includes cookie decorating, portraits with Santa, concerts, and more. cheekwood.org

Deck the Hall
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s holiday celebration Deck the Hall will end on December 23. Read more from the press release.

Handel’s Messiah
From December 17th through the 20th, you can witness the holiday classic Handel’s Messiah at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. nashvillesymphony.org

Holiday Sing-Along with the Nashville Symphony
Families will love to join the fun and festive Holiday Sing-Along with the Nashville Symphony, December 19, featuring classic songs like Silent Night, O Come All Ye Faithful, and more. nashvillesymphony.org

Holiday Evening Tours at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
December 18 will be the last chance to experience the holiday evening tours at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President. Each tour provides a personal look inside the home of the nation’s 7th President. Get tickets and more information.

A Christmas Story presented by Nashville Repertory Theatre
Nashville Repertory’s production of A Christmas Story will end, December 20, at TPAC. Meaning you have only a few opportunities left to see this classic tale come to life. nashvillerep.org

Nashville Ballet presents Nashville’s Nutcracker
The last performance of Nashville’s Nutcracker performed by the Nashville Ballet will be, December 23, at TPAC. nashvilleballet.com


Butcher & Bee
The wait is finally over! Butcher & Bee has opened up shop in East Nashville. In case you didn’t know, Butcher & Bee is a popular chef-driven sandwich shop based out of Charleston, S.C. We couldn’t be more happy they choose Music City for their second location and most importantly can’t wait to get our hands on one of their delectable sandwiches. Head on over and let us know what you think on Twitter: @365Nashville.


Handel’s Messiah @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – December 17-20
Jonathan Jackson + Enation @ Mercy Lounge – December 18
Opry at the Ryman ft. Vince Gill and more @ Ryman Auditorium – December 18
Indigo Summer, Camille Rae, and Nick Hickman @ The Basement – December 18
The Shadowboxers with Alanna Royale @ The Basement East – December 18
Gay Ole Opry @ City Winery Nashville – December 18
MoJoRose @ Mercy Lounge – December 19
Trey Healy presents: A Concert To Make Nash A Safer City For Women @ Cannery Ballroom – December 19
An Acoustic Evening with John Anderson @ City Winery Nashville – December 19
Opry at the Ryman ft. Phil Vassar, Craig Campbell, Collin Raye, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – December 19
Holiday Sing-Along with the Nashville Symphony @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – December 19
Placeholders Album release party w/ Justin and the Comics and Shane Scheib @ Ryman Auditorium – December 19
Whitehorse @ The High Watt – December 19
Cage the Elephant with Clear Plastic Masks @ The Basement East – December 19
STAX Soul Christmas! “Time is Tight” @ The Basement – December 19
The Arcs @ Ryman Auditorium – December 20
Nashville Jazz Orchestra Christmas Party @ City Winery Nashville – December 20
#ENSC (East Nashville Songwriter’s Club @ The Basement East – December 20


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

Joy – An Irish Christmas w/ Keith and Kristyn Getty & Special Guests @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – December 22
Drew & Ellie Holcomb’s Neighborly Christmas @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – December 23
Dave Rawlings Machine @ Ryman Auditorium – December 29
Carlos Mencia @ Zanies Comedy Night Club – December 25-27

(See upcoming events)

Until next time!

244. Fourteen Things To Do In Music City This Weekend (December 18-20)

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