244. Thirteen Things To Do This Week In Nashville (January 4-11)


Time to map out the perfect week in Music City. Check out the events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts below, and don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week.

EVENTS

FREE YOGA DAY
Isha Institute of Inner-Sciences will host a Free Yoga Day on January 7. ishafoundation.org

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE WITH THE NASHVILLE SYMPHONY
From January 5th through the 7th, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center will host Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with the Nashville Symphony featuring music from the movie. nashvillesymphony.org

MANEET CHAUHAN COMES TO THE NASHVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET
Chef Maneet Chauhan will demo a winter dish prepared with seasonal ingredients at the Nashville Farmers’ Market on January 7. nashvillefarmersmarket.org

MONSTER JAM
Bridgestone Arena will have Monster Jam featuring massive monster trucks racing and doing tricks January 7-8. bridgestonearena.com

SINBAD
Sinbad will perform at Zanies Comedy Night Club January 6-8. zaniesnashville.laughstub.com

EXHIBITS AT THE FRIST
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has three amazing exhibits to see. One is Harmony Korine: Shadows and Loops, the second is Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors and the third is Samurai: The Way of the Warrior featuring ninety objects, including armor & weapons, ranging in date from the 14th to the 19th centuries to illustrate the story of the Samurai, a warrior class from early Japanese history. AND, the Frist is offering FREE admission to any guest who presents their Nashville hotel room keycard. For more information go to: visitmusiccity.com/frist.

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORT FILMS TOUR
On January 5, guests may venture to the Belcourt Theatre for the Sundance Film Festival Short Films Tour featuring eight short films selected from this year’s festival. belcourt.org

SHEN YUN
Shen Yun will take place, January 6-8, at TPAC. tpac.org

EXTREME DEEP: MISSION TO THE ABYSS
The Adventure Science Center’s exhibit Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss will end on January 8. The exhibit features hands-on activities that teach visitors about the deep unknown. Please encourage guests to visit before it is too late! adventuresci.org

THE NASHVILLE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s next production is Romeo & Juliet happening, January 5-29, at Belmont University’s Troutt Theater. nashvilleshakes.org

FIRST SATURDAY ART CRAWL
Step inside Music City’s art world with First Saturday Art Crawl. The first Saturday of every month, 6-9pm, art galleries around Nashville offer free admission to view their latest exhibits. visitmusiccity.com/saturdayartcrawl

ARTS & MUSIC AT WEDGEWOOD/HOUSTON
Art enthusiasts will love to take part in Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston. The event takes place every first Saturday of every month featuring a ton of galleries that display new groundbreaking art plus live music. visitmusiccity.com/saturdayartcrawl

FIRST FOLIO! THE BOOK THAT GAVE US SHAKESPEARE
The First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare exhibit will close on January 8. In addition to the rare book, they have a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare. Please encourage guests to see it before the exhibit leaves. folionashville.com

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Whether you’re into live music with your meal, the sports game on the big screen, or great people-watching from the rooftop patio on Lower Broad, Rippy’s can accommodate. Pulled pork, pulled chicken, ribs, catfish, chili with corn cakes, fried pickles, wings, baked beans, and pecan pie are some of the highlights of Rippy’s menu.

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Steve Earle City Winery Residency @ City Winery Nashville – January 5-27 (select dates)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – January 5-7
Brandy Zdan @ The High Watt – January 6
The Middle Ground @ Mercy Lounge – January 7
Willie Nelson & Family @ War Memorial Auditorium – January 7
2017 Million Dollar Show for St. Jude ft. Rascal Flatts, Sam Hunt, The Band Perry, and more @ Ryman Auditorium – January 9
American Wrestlers @ The High Watt – January 10

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.

Gilbert Gottfried @ Zanies Comedy Night Club – January 12-14
NXT Live @ War Memorial Auditorium – January 14
Harlem Globetrotters @ Bridgestone Arena – January 15
School Days: MLK Jr. Day @ OZ Arts Nashville – January 16
Nashville Originals Restaurant Week @ Throughout Music City – January 16-22
Nashville Boat & Sportshow @ Music City Center – January 19-22

And so much more.

 

244. Thirteen Things To Do This Week In Nashville (January 4-11)

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