285. Twelve Things To Do This Weekend in Music City (January 29-31

Nashville has a weekend filled with NHL All-Stars, fantastic shows, a 5K, and more! Join the fun! See below for a list of weekend happenings, a Nashville Restaurant, and upcoming concerts. After, check out what will occur the following week.

Screen-Shot-2016-01-29-at-12.48.jpgWEEKEND EVENTS

NHL All-Star Game & Fan Fair
It’s HERE! Music City is proud to host this year’s NHL All-Star Game & Fan Fair which begins, THURSDAY, January 28th and continues until the 31st. There are a ton of events happening at Bridgestone Winter Park for families and friends to enjoy including FREE live concerts. Check it all out here: visitmusiccity.com/nhlfanfair.

Opry at the Ryman
This weekend will be the last of the Opry at the Ryman shows until next November. The January 29 show will feature Hal Ketchum, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Craig Morgan, and more, and the last show will be on January 30.

Zoo Run Run 5K
The Nashville Zoo rescheduled their annual Zoo Run Run 5K to January 30. nashvillezoo.org

Unleashed Dinner with your Dog
You can bring your four legged friends to enjoy an amazing meal, cocktails, and more during Unleashed Dinner with your Dog at the Hutton Hotel to benefit Nashville Humane Association on January 30. nashvillehumane.org

Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage
Friends and family may watch one of the most popular science fiction tales like never before during Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage happening at TPAC February 2. tpac.org

Bacon Me Crazy Dinner with Yazoo Brewing
Bacon Me Crazy Dinner with Yazoo Brewing will feature special bacon dishes paired with Yazoo Beer happening at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on January 29. localwineevents.com

Taste the World
Tennessee Foreign Language Institute is hosting a special wine tasting event called Taste the World at the University Club of Nashville on January 29. Find tickets and more information.

Sister Act The Musical
A production of the comedy Sister Act is happening from now until January 31st at Tennessee State University’s Performing Arts Center. circleplayers.net

Megalodon: Largest Shark That Ever Live
Adventure Science Center’s exhibit Megalodon: Largest Shark That Ever Lived will end this weekend on January 31. This will be your last opportunity to see it! adventuresci.org

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents King Lear
This Friday (January 29) and Saturday (January 30) will be the last shows of The Nashville Shakespeare Festival production of King Lear at Belmont University’s Troutt Theater. nashvilleshakes.org

Matilda The Musical
You can see Roald Dahl’s classic tale come to life through music during Matilda The Musical happening January 26-31 at TPAC. tpac.org

A Dark & Stormy Night with Edgar Allan Poe
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President is presenting A Dark & Stormy Night with Edgar Allan Poe January 29. The event includes an Edgar Allan Poe impersonator revealing stories of the man’s life, and dramatic readings. thehermitage.com


Nashville Restaurant Week
In case you didn’t know, Nashville Originals Restaurant Week extended the fun until January 31. Meaning you have a whole weekend to enjoy locally owned restaurants with special menus at great prices. See all the participating restaurants at: visitmusiccity.com/restaurantweek.


Bernstein’s On The Waterfront @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – January 29-30
Opry at the Ryman ft. Hal Ketchum, Del McCoury Band, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – January 29
Nashville Yacht Club w/Kyler Daron, Beth Brown, and more @ The Basement – January 29
Dylan McDonald & The Avians with Rhythm Kitchen and Sun Gem @ The Basement – January 29
Those Darlins Final Show with Tristen and Adia Victoria @ The Basement East – January 29
Opry at the Ryman @ Ryman Auditorium – January 30
Rebelution @ War Memorial Auditorium – January 30
The Whistles & The Bells w/ Jon Latham @ The Basement – January 30
Joco presents Kanye vs. Jay Z @ The Basement East – January 30
Promised Land Sound w/Skyway Man (James Wallace + Band), HeCTA & DJ Pale Rider @ The Basement – January 30
An Acoustic Evening ft. Jewel and Chance McCoy of Old Crow Medicine Show @ 3rd and Lindsley – January 30
Art Garfunkel @ Ryman Auditorium – January 31
O.A.R. @ Marathon Music Works – January 31
The Lonely Biscuits @ 3rd and Lindsley – January 31
Lockwood Barr with Jenny Leigh and Josh Phillips @ The Basement – January 31


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

Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Big Splash! @ Ryman Auditorium – February 5
Exhibits Opening @ The Frist Center for the Visual Arts – February 5
Great Backyard Bird Count @ Nashville Zoo at Grassmere – February 6
Fashion for a Fraction @ City Winery Nashville – February 6
Bar Side Grand Opening @ DeSano Pizza Bakery – February 7

Until next time!

285. Twelve Things To Do This Weekend in Music City (January 29-31

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