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June 25, 2024

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Get Ready to ‘Saddle Up’ with ACE Learning Center

Round up the whole family and head on over to the Tennessee Livestock Center on April 20.

Come out for a morning full of family fun in support of MTSU’s Ann Campbell Learning Center (ACE Learning Center)!

MTSU's 'Saddle Up' FUN-draiser April 15 marks ACE Learning Center's 40th anniversary – MTSU News

Photo from MTSU’s ACE Learning Center.

Saddle Up is the nonprofit, inclusive preschool’s primary fundraiser held annually. This year’s event will have activities, performers, food and a silent auction that the whole family will enjoy. The 17th annual event takes place on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at MTSU’s Tennessee Livestock Center (1720 Greenland Drive, Murfreesboro).

Young children will be able to learn and play at the many activity stations, such as:

  • Imagination Library
  • Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Moozie the Kindness Cow
  • building with boxes
  • Steel De Boro
  • Cowboy Dan
  • Nurture the Next
  • Moon Riders
  • and more!

There will also be a silent auction packed with child and family themed items. Enjoy light breakfast foods from Chick-fil-A, Smoothie King, Donut Country doughnuts and Purity Dairy will be served (and yes, coffee for the adults!).

Your purchase will help ACE continue providing exceptional learning experiences to young children through an inclusive environment where they can learn and
explore together through developmentally appropriate play activities.

Tickets are $10 per person with a max of $50 per family. Purchase your tickets via the registration link here.

About ACE Learning Center

MTSU’s ACE Learning Center is an inclusive preschool that serves children from age 13 months to kindergarten, allowing them to play together and learn from each other. It’s located at 206 N. Baird Lane, Murfreesboro.

For more info, call 615-898-2458 or visit


About the Author

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.