312. Nashville Chili Festival – March 26

Chili lovers are encouraged to make their way to the 284103_392711217511881_442735598_nNashville Chili Festival on March 26. The Nashvillie Chili Festival is all about tasting delicious chili from restaurants and local Nashvillians. General admission starts at $20, but you can purchase a general admission ticket and 4 yazoo brews for $40. So you know, general admission doesn’t just get you tastings of chili. Nope, you will also enjoy live music and a pepper eating contest. Get tickets.

Find more information at: nashvillechilifestival.com.

 

312. Nashville Chili Festival – March 26

311. Nine Things To Do This Week In Nasvhille (and St. Patrick’s Day) – March 16-23

Happy (early) St. Patrick’s Day! Below is how you can celebrate AND a few more events happening this week. Check out 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 EVENTSIMG_6312.JPG

ST. PATRICK’S DAY EVENTS
As you read from our post the other day, there are 21 events around town you can join to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. That includes Music City Irish Fest, Wee Little Whiskey Tournament, McNamara’s Irish Pub Party, and St. Patrick’s Day with Colm Kirwan. See the rest.

CHEEKWOOD IN BLOOM
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art will begin their spring celebration, Cheekwood in Bloom, this weekend. The celebration features 100,000 tulips across their grounds and family fun activities from March 18th to April 23rd. cheekwood.org

CAROL BURNETT
The magnificent Carol Burnett will perform Ryman Auditorium March 15 & 17. ryman.com

TEDXNASHVILLE 2017: ILLUMINATE
TEDxNashville 2017: Illuminate will take place at TPAC March 17-18. tpac.org

STEVE MARTIN AND MARTIN SHORT WITH STEEP CANYON RANGERS
Steve Martin and Martin Short with Steep Canyon Rangers will play the Grand Ole Opry House on March 19. opry.com

BANFF FILM FESTIVAL
The Banff Film Festival features the best of mountain films and occurs at TPAC March 15. tpac.org

NUIT BELGE
Nuit Belge returns to Marathon Music Works on March 18. The food event with a focus on Belgian beer and local fare will feature local restaurants such as Bajo Sexto, Butcher & Bee, Chauhan Ale and Masala House, The Farm House, Husk Nashville, and more. marathonmusicworks.com

TASTE OF INDIA WITH CHEF MANEET CHAUHAN
Chef Maneet Chauhan will offer a special cooking demonstration at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art on March 18. cheekwood.org

SEEING STARS IN DIXIE
Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre’s current show, Seeing Stars In Dixie, will end on March 19. Go see it before it is too late. dinnertheatre.com

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM’S NEW EXHIBIT
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will open their new exhibit, American Currents, on March 17. The exhibit will showcase the artists and music of 2016 including Kelsea Ballerini, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, and more. countrymusichalloffame.org

NASHVILLE RESTAURANT

MCNAMARA’S IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT
McNamara’s is an authentic traditional Irish pub and restaurant with a warm and inviting, family-friendly atmosphere. You will have an experience so genuine that even a true Irishman can walk inside and feel like they are back home in Ireland. It’s the perfect place to celebrate the upcoming holiday. mcnamarasirishpub.com

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Agnes Obel @ Mercy Lounge – March 13
Ravel’s Boléro @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – March 16-18
Martin Sexton @ City Winery Nashville – March 17
Secondhand Serenade @ Exit/In – March 13
Norah Jones @ Ryman Auditorium – March 18
The Reverend Horton Hotel @ Mercy Lounge – March 18
Fisk Jubilee Singers @ Ryman Auditorium – March 19
Steve Martin & Martin Short with Steep Canyon Rangers @ Ryman Auditorium – March 19
Drumline Live @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – March 20
Regina Spektor @ Ryman Auditorium – March 20

NEXT WEEK

See below for a couple events in the coming weeks.

The Bodyguard @ TPAC – March 21-26
A Raisin in the Sun @ TPAC – March 23-April 15
Kevin Pollak @ Zanies Comedy Night Club – March 25-26
Ballet at the Schermerhorn @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – March 24
Perfect Pairs Chef Series: Chef Maneet Chauhan & Chef John Lasater @ Chauhan Ale & Masala – March 25
Nashville Chili Festival @ Basement East – March 26

And so much more.

311. Nine Things To Do This Week In Nasvhille (and St. Patrick’s Day) – March 16-23

310. Nuit Belge @ Marathon Music Works – March 18

52-elg.jpgNuit Belge returns to Marathon Music Works on March 18. The special food event puts a focus on Belgian beer and local fare. It’s a chance to try Nashville restaurants like Bajo Sexto, Butcher & Bee, Chauhan Ale and Masala House, The Farm House, Husk Nashville, and more (see the more) all in one sitting. If that doesn’t get you excited take a peek at the menu. Should be a fantastic time in Music City and we hope you get a chance to experience it.

Find more information and tickets at: nuitbelge.com.

310. Nuit Belge @ Marathon Music Works – March 18

309. Twenty-One St. Patrick’s Day Events To Attend This Week in Music City

JobFairSkyline415x272.jpgHappy St. Patrick’s Day Week! To get you ready and set to celebrate we have provided you a list of 21 events happening in Music City for the occasion. They are listed below. Get out there, drink green beer, and have some fun.

  1. Music City Irish Fest @ Throughout Nashville – March 1-17
  2. The Nashville Celts @ City Winery Nashville – March 15
  3. Wee Little Whiskey Tournament @ First Tennessee Park – March 16
  4. Lucky Stache Bash 5 @ Tin Roof on Demonbreun – March 17
  5. McNamara’s Irish Pub Party @ McNamara’s Irish Pub – March 17
  6. St. Patrick’s Day with Colm Kirwan @ Acme Feed & Seed – March 17
  7. St. Patrick’s Day Party @ The Sutler Saloon – March 17
  8. St. Patrick’s Day @ M.L. Rose – March 17
  9. St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza @ Losers Bar – March 17
  10. St. Patrick’s Day @ TailGate Brewery Music Row – March 17
  11. St. Pat’s Bar Crawl @ Coyote Ugly – March 17
  12. Shamrocks & Shenanigans @ The Greenhouse – March 17
  13. St. Paddy Clover Crawl @ Buffalo’s Nashville – March 17
  14. Nashville St. Patrick’s Day Irish Stroll @ Dick’s Last Resort – March 17
  15. Beer & Hymns: Saint Patrick’s with Black Abbey Brewery @ Mercy Lounge – March 17
  16. St. Patrick’s Day @ Cafe Fontanella – March 17
  17. St. Pabst Day 2017 ft. Hillbilly Casino, Clownvis Presley, & The Space Hookers @ Exit/In – March 17
  18. El Rick Haun’s Lucky 13th Anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Party @ The Basement East – March 17
  19. St. Patty’s Day Stumble @ Tin Roof on Demonbreun – March 18
  20. Celtic Rhythms on Fire @ Texas Troubadour Theatre – March 18
  21. NGAC Music City Invitional Hurling and Camogie Tournament @ Metro’s Heartland Soccer Park – March 25
309. Twenty-One St. Patrick’s Day Events To Attend This Week in Music City

308. Two Things For Your Sunday Funday

Today, we are getting in the Irish spirit with a great play on a fantastic Nashville stage.

Puckett’s Grocery
Before the play we need food. Founded in the fifties, people have been congregating at Puckett’s for over half a century. They serve the finest in Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At lunch time, you have the option to select from their awesome “meat & three” menu. Their mashed potatoes and green beans are to die for. Check them out. puckettsgro.com

The Final Days of Wolfe Tone
After lunch, we will slide on over to TPAC to see The Final Days of Wolfe Tone. It’s the play about Wolfe Tone, the man who led the Irish Rebellion of 1798 against the British. And it’s all a part of the Music City Irish FestivalGet tickets.

14390867_1790987844456242_8732449666562859938_n.jpg

308. Two Things For Your Sunday Funday

307. Cheekwood in Bloom – March 18-April 23

mansion-sRGB-lr.jpgOn the 55-acre estate of Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, over 100,000 tulips begin to bloom during the spring. Cheekwood celebrates the occasion with Cheekwood in Bloom providing family fun events that will bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Each Saturday:
Each Saturday, they will have fun activities (see more) for families to take part in. Also, they will highlight one garden and give you the chance to take a closer look at the spaces which make Cheekwood beautiful. See below for the schedule.
March 18 – Herb Garden
March 25 – Bradford Robertson Color Garden
April 1 – Howe Garden
April 8 – Literary Garden
April 15 – Spring Art Hop
April 22 – Arbor Day

On Sundays:
A beer garden will be set out from 11am-4pm each Sunday. Live music will be played, too. AND a Jazz workshop from 11am-2pm, yoga at 1pm, and more. See the more.

 

307. Cheekwood in Bloom – March 18-April 23

306. Birthday & Brew Festival

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President is getting the 7th president’s birthday party started early with a Birthday & Brew Festival on March 11. There will be unlimited craft beer, cake tastings, and live music while celebrity judges pick their favorite cake. The celebrity judges will be Well Adams, Danielle Maltby, Chris Sanders, Isaac & Stephanie Meek, Steve Hayslip, and Rhori Johnston. Be there! And don’t forget to join them, on March 15, when they offer 1/2 priced admission to commemorate the president’s birthday.

Find tickets at: thehermitage.com.

Find more information on Andrew Jackson’s 250th Birthday Celebration at: thehermitage.com.

17201053_10154548163372869_8817389206909530349_n.png

306. Birthday & Brew Festival