BLT SUMMER PARTY
Green Door Gourmet, Nashville
4 - 8 p.m.
$45 adults, $10 ages 6 - 11, free ages 5 & younger
Treat Dad to a tasty BLT as Nashville's premier chefs wow with unique creations using the season's first harvest of tomatoes and lettuce along with Gifford's Bacon. Drinks are included; on-site vendors, too.
FATHER'S DAY CAMPFIRE (REGISTER)
Sharp Springs Park, Smyrna
6 - 8:30 p.m.
$2 per person
Gather 'round the campfire with games, music and, of course, s'mores!
FATHER'S DAY CLASSIC CAR SHOW
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$20 adults, $13 ages 3 - 17
Dad will love checking out vintage cars from the early to mid-20th century. Nosh from food trucks, indulge in bar stations and have fun with family activities. While you're here, discover the new Storybook Houses exhibit.
FATHER'S DAY CRUISE (REGISTER)
Fate Sanders Marina, Mt. Juliet
11:30 a.m., 2 & 4:30 p.m.
$15 adults, $9 ages 3 - 18, free 2 & younger
Hop aboard the Blue Heron Cruise boat with Captain Jim for a 90-minute float along Percy Priest Lake with narration about the area's waterbirds.
FATHER'S DAY FAMILY CLIMB
The Ascent, Murfreesboro
12 - 6 p.m.
$39 for everyone in your immediate household
Get your blood pumpin' and have fun challenging Dad to see who can climb the rock walls the highest. A $39 family rate includes day passes for the family, gear and safety training.
FATHER'S DAY AT KING'S
King's Dining & Entertainment, Franklin
11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Package prices vary
Treat Dad to a day of bowling, billiards, beer and burgers! The whole family can get in on painting bowling pins together, too.
FATHER'S DAY SKATE
Brentwood Skate Center, Brentwood
1 - 5 p.m.
Free for Dads; everyone else is $7 admission, $3 skate rental
Get out of the heat to zip around with Dad for the afternoon.
FREE DAY FOR DAD AT LANE MOTOR MUSEUM
Lane Motor Museum, Nashville
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free for fathers; admission for others is $12 adults, $3 ages 6 - 17, free ages 5 & younger
Lane's mind-boggling assortment of unique and rare European autos should be seen by any car-loving man. Lane offers several of its special underground Vault Tours for free this Father's Day (they're usually an exta $6) where you can see more autos not on display upstairs. Vault Tours take place at 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Each tour accommodates 40 people, so arrive early to get your name on the list (first come, first served). Special demonstrations take place throughout the day, too.
JAZZ ON THE CUMBERLAND
Cumberland Park, Nashville
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Free (parking is $5 in Nissan Stadium Lot R)
This special Father's Day edition of the popular summer jazz series includes live performances by Marc Payne and the Butt Brothers. There will be food trucks, a kids' play zone, giveaways and more. Bring blankets and lawn chairs.
MUSIC OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD FOR A KID'S FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION
City Winery, Nashville
$15 per person
Dad can rock out with the kids during this family concert featuring the music of the Grateful Dead.
TAKE DAD OUT TO THE BALLGAME WITH THE NASHVILLE SOUNDS
First Tennessee Park, Nashville
$19 - $37
It's Father's Day and Family Fun Day! The Sounds play the Salt Lake Bees at 2:05, but you can get player autographs before the game. Extras include kid-focused giveaways, running the bases after the game, and a special Father's Day Sounds Socks Add-On when you purchase your game tickets. ($10 a pair.)
The Hermitage, Nashville
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If Dad loves old-school 1860s-style baseball, then The Hermitage is the place to be on his special day. The Tennessee Vintage Baseball Association hosts a triple-header with the Cumberlanders vs Distillers; Cumberlanders vs Travellers; and Scouts vs. Phoenix.