330. Sixteen Things To Do This Weekend In Nashville (April 5-12)


It’s Wednesday! Meaning we are over the hill and heading towards the weekend. See below for the upcoming events, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week in Music City

UPCOMING EVENTS

NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK
Nashville Fashion Week begins today and lasts until April 8th. The week promises some of the best designers around the world displaying their work. Some of the Nashville designers include Amanda Valentine, Andrew Gallivan, Any Old Iron, and Cavanagh Baker. nashvillefashionweek.com

WORLD WAR I COMES TO BELLE MEADE
On April 6, Belle Meade Plantation will host a special World War I fair to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the moment America joined the war. bellemeadeplantation.com

KILLER BEAZ
Killer Beaz will perform Zanies Comedy Night Club April 6-9. zaniesnashville.laughstub.com

NASHVILLE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
This year’s annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is happening, April 8, at Public Square Park. You may enjoy the Cherry Blossom Walk, children’s activities, and so much more throughout the day. nashvillecherryblossomfestival.org

DR. SEUSS’ GREEN EGGS AND HAM
Families will love to see Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham performed by the Nashville Symphony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on April 8. Find more information.

CLOSED COURSE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Music City Dream Cars will offer a closed course driving experience at Nissan Stadium on April 8. Find more information.

RAGIN’ CAJUN CRAWFISH BOIL
All-you-can-eat crawfish, beer, and live music will be enjoyed during the annual Ragin’ Cajun Crawfish Boil at Cumberland Park on April 8. Find more information.

EAST NASHVILLE BEER FESTIVAL
East Park will once again host the East Nashville Beer Festival. This year’s fun, happening April 8, includes some of Nashville’s best craft beers, live music, and more. eastnashvillebeerfest.com

NASHVILLE VEGFEST
The Nashville Fairgrounds will host the Nashville VegFest from April 8-9. The festival promotes a plant-based, healthy lifestyle through special speakers, vendors, and more. nashvillevegfest.com

HISTORIC EDGEFIELD CRAFT SHOW AND FLEA MARKET
The Historic Edgefield Craft Show and Flea Market spring show featuring food, crafts, and products from vendors will occur at 700 Russell St on April 8. Find more information.

NASHVILLE OUTDOOR RECREATION FESTIVAL & EXPO
You may head to Bells Bend Park for the Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo on April 8. The event features the latest outdoor equipment. Find more information.

FISK UNIVERSITY’S SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL
From April 3rd to the 9th, Fisk University will celebrate their Spring Arts Festival. Concerts, special screenings, art exhibit openings, and more will take place for you to enjoy. fisk.edu

NASHVILLE OPERA PRESENTS CARMEN
The Nashville Opera’s next production will be Carmen and will take place at TPAC April 6 and 8. nashvilleopera.org

NASHVILLE BALLET OPEN HOUSE
On April 6, the Nashville Ballet will host an open house at the Martin Center to watch them rehearse The Ben Folds Project. This is before they leave for Washington D.C. to debut the show at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. nashvilleballet.com

A RAISIN IN THE SUN
Nashville Repertory Theatre’s next production will be A Raisin in the Sun starring Eddie George and happening at TPAC from now until April 22nd. nashvillerep.org

DISENCHANTED
Disenchanted is about the princesses of classic tales like Snow White who have come back to life to set the record straight. The musical will occur at TPAC April 7-8. tpac.org

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

OTAKU RAMEN
A ramen shop and bar in the Gulch, Otaku Ramen’s focus is making traditional Japanese ramen with the local bounty of Middle Tennessee. They even have Hot Chicken Buns, a boneless thigh with Otaku’s hot spice in a steamed bao bun, to order as a snack while you’re waiting for your entrée. otakuramen.com

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard ft. Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Keith Richards, and more @ Bridgestone Arena – April 6
Matthew Morrison @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – April 6-8
JoJo @ Cannery Ballroom – April 7
The Mavericks @ Ryman Auditorium – April 7
Grand Ole Opry ft. Charlie Daniels Band, Kellie Pickler, and more @ Grand Ole Opry House – April 8
Passenger @ Ryman Auditorium – April 8
90’s Night ft. Adam Craig, Craig Cambell, Lauren Alaina, and more @ Exit/In – April 11
Grand Ole Opry ft. Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, and more @ Grand Ole Opry House – April 11
The Farrell Violin Concerto @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – April 12
The Decemberists @ Ryman Auditorium – April 12

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Easter Weekend in Nashville @ Throughout Music City – April 14-16
Loretta Lynn @ Ryman Auditorium – April 14-15
Haters Roast/a> @ TPAC – April 15

330. Sixteen Things To Do This Weekend In Nashville (April 5-12)

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