Weekly Highlights – June 26-July 2


Commotion in the Ocean with Mother Goose at the Green Hills Library – 10:30am
Sing and rhyme about starfish, crabs, whales, sharks, jellyfish, and other creatures of the sea with Mother Goose herself. For ages 3-5.

STEAM: The Next Generation at the Edgehill Library – 11am
Get ready for The Great American Eclipse on August 21: see highlights of space exploration, and look at jobs that put Astronomy into STEAM. For ages 7-12.

Song Suffragettes at The Listening Room Cafe – 6pm
Come see the Song Suffragettes, Nashville’s newest and brightest female singer-songwriters.

Bingo at Beast Pub – 7pm
Get your bingo on every Monday from 7-10pm. It’s like triva but requires no skill and only modest levels of your attention.

TenX9: Nashville Storytelling at Douglas Corner Cafe – 7:30pm
Tenx9 Nashville is a Belfast-originated monthly community storytelling night where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. This is not a creative fiction seminar. It is an opportunity for people to engage each other’s lives through personal tales of life experiences.


Thee Rock’n’Roll Residency at Mercy Lounge – 8pm, 18+
Started in April of ’13 by guitarists Jeremy Asbrock and Phil Shouse, Thee Rock N’ Roll Residency has become the longest-running, star-studdedest, Rock N’ Roll extravaganza in Nashville, TN.

New Faces Nite at The Basement – 8pm, 21+
Featuring performances by Garret Owen, Robinson Treacher, Robyn Harris, The Winnie Blues, No Deceit , Kate Yeager, and Grizzlee Train.

Nashville Symphony Community Concert at Hadley Park – 7pm
As part of its mission to bring music to everyone in Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Symphony is proud to present its free Community Concerts series. Enjoy the lazy days and warm summer nights of June, bring your favorite lawn chair, pack a picnic dinner and immerse yourself in an evening of popular classics.


Nashville Symphony Community Concert at Southeast Park Greenspace – 7pm
Same as last night, different location. 


Home Sweet Home with Nashville Zoo at Green Hills Library – 4pm
Learn the surprising places animals make their homes. For ages 5-12.

Tennessee Foreign Language Institute Happy Hour at East Nashville Beer Works – 4:30pm
Interested in getting certified to teach English as a second language? Enjoy pizza, craft beer, and good people? Chat with TFLI TESL grads, staff, and fellow prospective students over a fine pint to learn more about teaching English here or abroad.


Magician Rodney Kelley at the Main Library – 10:30am
Mysterious sleight of hand tricks from a veteran Opryland theme park entertainer! For ages 3-13.

Bison Block Party at Lipscomb’s Allen Arena Mall – 5:30pm
There will be free inflatable games for kids and food available for purchase from a variety of vendors (you are also welcome to pack a picnic). The Bison Block Party will feature a special free presentation of the Tokens Show hosted by Lee Camp and featuring special guests Buddy Greene, Odessa Settles, Andrew Peterson, Andy Gullahorn, Scott Mulvahill and more. The evening will end with an awesome free fireworks display to kick-off the Independence Day week.


Art Crawl in the Arcade – 6-10pm
It’s the first Saturday of the month, which means that art galleries downtown will be open late and serving free wine. It’s pretty awesome.


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