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July 18, 2024

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6 Rutherford County Family Events in June

Boat days, a touch-a-truck, a tractor pull, movies under the stars and more.

Summer is here! Check out a few family events in and around Rutherford County to during the month of June.

1. Movies Under the Stars

Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation presents a summer of Movies Under the Stars. Bring lawn chairs, blankets β€” even use the bed of your truck β€” to see free movies. The season kicks off Monday, June 6 and runs through the week of June 27.Β Movies begin at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free for all ages. Concessions are sold. VisitΒ FacebookΒ to learn more or email

Schedule of movies each week:

  • Week of June 6 – “Encanto”
  • Week of June 13 – “Ghostbusters”
  • Week of June 20 – “Sing 2”
  • Week of June 27 – “Annie”

Weekly locations:

  • Mondays – Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Veterans Parkway
  • Thursdays – Richard Siegel Neighborhood Park, 515 Cherry lane
  • Fridays – Patterson Park, 521 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • Saturdays – Fountains at Gateway, 1500 Medical Center Parkway

2. Touch-A-Truck

The city of La Vergne will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a picnic and inaugural Touch-A-Truck event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive. Children of all ages can explore a variety of vehicles and meet the people who operate them. The city will provide free hot dogs, snacks and water. Visit lavergnetn.govΒ to learn more.

The City of La Vergne will host its first Touch-A-Truck on June 11.

3. Tractor pull

The Eagleville Truck and Tractor Pull at the Tennessee Valley Pioneer Power Association showgrounds (747 Chapel Hill Pike, Eagleville) is set to kick off at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Admission is $10, with kids 8 and younger admitted free with paying adult. Early parking is available from 4-6 p.m. for $10, plus admission. Learn more on the TVPPA Facebook page.

Eagleville Antique Tractor Show & Pull

The Eagleville Truck and Tractor Pull is set for June 11.

4. Splash Out!

Play under the spray of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department at the summertime Splash Out!Β Wear clothes and shoes to get wet in, and don’t forget your sunscreen and towel. Admission is free.Β Times are 1:30-3 p.m. and dates are:

  • June 16, Siegel Neighborhood Park, 500 Cherry Lane
  • July 7, Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Veterans Parkway
  • July 21, Old Fort Park on Old Fort Parkway
Photos: Splash Out! at Barfield Crescent Park - Murfreesboro Voice

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue and Parks & Rec departments will help local kids beat the summer heat on June 16.

5. Boat Days

Try out a variety of watercraft at one of Murfreesboro’s annual Boat Days. Times are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 18 at the Jefferson Springs Recreation Area off Jefferson Pike at Percy Priest Lake, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 25 at the Stones River Greenway’s Manson Pike Trailhead, 1208 Searcy St. (off Medical Center Parkway). Flotation devices, paddles and boats are provided. This event is free and open to all ages.

June 2021 Murfreesboro Community Events - The Murfreesboro Pulse

Try out a variety of boats for free at Murfreesboro’s Boat Days June 11 and June 18.

6. Love Your Neighbor picnic

Murfreesboro Cold Patrol and Murfreesboro Muslim Youth will host return of Love Your Neighbor potluck picnic from 3 – 9 p.m. on Monday, June 27 at pavilion seven in Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro. Purpose of this event is to share food and fellowship, regardless of ethnicity or religion. There is no charge to participate. If you are able, bring some food to share and label for meat and allergens. But you are not required to bring anything. Β Visit murfreesboromuslimyouth.kindful.comΒ to learn more.



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.