336. Fifteen Things To Do This Weekend In Nashville (April 12-19)


You don’t have to hunt for plans this Easter weekend in Nashville. Just the eggs. See below for the upcoming easter events and a few other happenings around town, a Nashville restaurant, and upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to look at what will occur the following week in Music City

UPCOMING EVENTS

EASTER EVENTS

EASTER FESTIVAL
Lucky Ladd Farms is hosting an Easter Festival April 14th through the 15th. Each day features the Easter Bunny, fun games, activities, crafts, egg hunts, and more. luckyladdfarms.com

EGG HUNT
On April 15, Warner Park will host its annual Egg Hunt. nashville.gov

EGGSTRAVAGANZOO
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere will have 10 scheduled egg hunts throughout the day on April 15. In addition, Eggstravaganzoo will feature keeper talks, amphitheater shows, and more. nashvillezoo.org

CHEEKWOOD ESTATES SPRING ART HOP
Egg hunts, live music, ‘art’ivities, live bunnies, and more will occur during Cheekwood Estate & Gardens’ Spring Art Hop on April 15. cheekwood.org

ANDREW JACKSON’S EASTER EGG HUNTS
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at Tulip Grove Mansion on April 15. The Easter Bunny will be there, too, for families to capture the moment. thehermitage.com

EASTER BRUNCH FT. THE MCCRARY SISTERS
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is presenting a special brunch with The McCrary Sisters on April 16. countrymusichalloffame.org

MORE EASTER EVENTS
That’s not all! For a great list of things to do, including restaurants serving brunch, for Easter weekend head to: visitmusiccity.com/easter.

EVENTS
AWESOME APRIL
Awesome April has begun! The entire month of April is packed with amazing concerts, art exhibits and events, standup comedy, sports, family fun, and so much more. Wild West Comedy Festival, St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, Nashville Film Festival, and Rites of Spring are just some of the major happenings during Awesome April. Visit visitmusiccity.com/awesomeapril for more.

WILD WEST COMEDY FESTIVAL
From April 17th to the 23rd, the Wild West Comedy Festival will take place across Music City. You will be able to see some of the funniest people in the world like Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, and Patton Oswalt perform at venues such as Ryman Auditorium, Zanies Comedy Night Club, TPAC, and more. visitmusiccity.com/wildwestcomedyfestival

KATT WILLIAMS
Katt Williams will perform Nashville Municipal Auditorium on April 14. nashvilleauditorium.com

NASHVILLE SCENE’S IRON FORK
The Nashville Scene’s annual food competition, Iron Fork, will take place, April 13, at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. This year’s chefs include Aatul Jain of Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Jessica Benefield of Two Ten Jack, Dale Levitski of EiO & The Hive, and Hal Holden-Bache of Lockeland Table. Find more information and tickets.

SYMPHONY FASHION SHOW
On April 18, the Nashville Symphony will host their annual Fashion Show at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Zac Posen will be the guest designer this year and Kelsea Ballerini will perform. nashvillesymphony.org

SPORTS FEST
Sports Fest is an all day sports fan’s paradise with signings from Titans’ players, inflatables, and more. The event will take place, April 15, at Nissan Stadium. 1045thezone.com

HATERS ROAST
TPAC will host the Haters Roast, a comedy show featuring the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race, on April 15. tpac.org

POWER OF THE PURSE
The Women’s Fund will present their annual Power of the Purse event, on April 12, at the Music City Center. Glennon Doyle Melton will be the keynote speaker. cfmt.org

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

ANATOLIA RESTAURANT
Boasting traditional Turkish cuisine with friendly service and atmosphere, Anatolia Restaurant has plenty of options for both meat-lovers (get the Mixed Grill Platter) and vegetarians (go for the Vegetarian Stew). If you like it all, try the Anatolia Eggplant stuffed with lamb, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Most importantly: do not skip dessert. The Kunefeh, a baked cheese pastry, will change your life. anatolia-restaurant.com

UPCOMING CONCERTS

The Farrell Violin Concerto @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – April 12
The Decemberists @ Ryman Auditorium – April 12
Periphery @ Cannery Ballroom – April 13
Chris Tomlin @ Bridgestone Arena – April 14
Beethoven’s Second @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – April 14-15
Loretta Lynn @ Ryman Auditorium – April 14-15
Explosions in the Sky @ Ryman Auditorium – April 16
Rodney Crowell @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 16
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness @ Cannery Ballroom – April 18
The Steeldrivers & Friends @ Ryman Auditorium – April 18
Neil Diamond @ Bridgestone Arena – April 19
Steel Panther @ Marathon Music Works – April 19
The Sisterhood @ 3rd and Lindsley – April 19

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.
Beast Arts Market @ The Basement East – April 17
Pink Floyd Overload @ Adventure Science Center – April 20
Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary Tour @ TPAC – April 21-23
Oyster Easter @ Public Square Park – April 22
Record Store Day @ Throughout Nashville – April 22

336. Fifteen Things To Do This Weekend In Nashville (April 12-19)

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