THE TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC
Nashville Children's Theatre
Friday, March 13 - Sunday, March 15

This NCT Snuggery production is set in a magical playground where Mama and Buddy Bear, with their pint-sized audience’s help, set out to make all that is wrong right again when complications arise with Mama Bear’s special surprise.

LUCKY LEPRECHAUN HUNT
BounceU, Murfreesboro
Friday, March 13

Bounce on inflatables and search for gold coins for prizes.

TOTS!
Cheekwood, Nashville
Friday March 13 - Saturday, March 14

Parent/child art, nature and storytime activities. This week's theme is "Parts of a Plant."

CELTIC JOURNEY WITH THE NASHVILLE SYMPHONY
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville
Friday, March 13 - Saturday, March 14

This musical extravaganza celebrates all-things Irish with music, dancing (by the Scott-Ellis School of Irish Dance) and stories by legendary Irish raconteur Tomaseen Foley. 

ELLINGTOWN
Nashville Public Library
Friday, March 13 - Saturday, March 14

Wishing Chair Productions and the Nashville Jazz Workshop present the musical journey of Duke Ellington, the great master of jazz, with all sorts of puppets.

SKATE NIGHT
Fairview Rec Complex
Friday, March 13

Bring your own roller skates for a night of fun zipping around the gym.

TELESCOPE NIGHT (REGISTER)
Dyer Observatory, Brentwood
Friday, March 13

Chat with astronomers while gazing at celestial bodies through telescopes.

SHAMROCK RUN
Gallatin City Hall
Saturday, March 14

Participate in a timed 5K or 10K through downtown Gallatin. Proceeds benefit education programs for K - 12 students in the city.

13TH ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S MUSIC CITY HALF MARATHON
Nissan Stadium, Nashville
Saturday, March 14

Race to support the Pedigree Foundation. Choose the half marathon, 10K, 5K or Lucky Dog one-mile Wag 'n' Walk.

CHALLENGE ISLAND MARCH CELEBRATION WORKSHOP (REGISTER)
Longview Recreation Center, Spring Hill
Saturday, March 14

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday by building leprechaun traps and making Thing 1 & 2 leap bots.

SOUTHEASTERN YOUNG ADULT (SEYA) BOOK FESTIVAL
MTSU, Murfreesboro
Saturday, March 14

Celebrate the written word by connecting with a variety of 40 middle grade and young adult authors. The event includes writing workshops, panel discussions and book signings.

ONWARD SENSORY-FRIENDLY SCREENING
NCG Cinema, Gallatin
Saturday, March 14

See the new Disney/Pixar movie in a sensory-friendly environment: lights not so dim, softer sound, no previews, and kids can make noise and run around.

GOAT CUDDLING
Noble Springs Dairy, Franklin
Saturday, March 14

Enjoy time on the dairy farm cuddling on and bottle feeding baby goats.

MID-TENNESSEE PUG FESTIVAL
Barfield Crescent Park, Murfreesboro
Saturday, March 14

Celebrate all-things pugs with the theme "2020: A Pug Odyssey." The event features a variety of contests (costume, oldest, youngest, etc.), pug races, vendors and more. Admission to attend is free, but there are fees to enter contests ranging from $5 - $30. Proceeds benefit Bluegrass Pug Rescue.

MUSIC CITY IRISH FEST
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Nashville
Saturday, March 14 - Sunday, March 15 (plus Tuesday, March 17)

This benefit for MusiCares features a wide variety of vendor booths, plus food, live music and more.

THE GOLD RUSH: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL ADVENTURE
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville
Saturday, March 14

This Nashville Symphony Family Series concert takes kids on an adventure across America with Rico the Roughrider to stake a claim for gold in the Wild West. Along the way, kids will experience a variety of American music by Copland, Sousa and more. Arrive one hour early for free pre-concert activities, including a musical instrument petting zoo, crafts, stories and games.

TEDDY BEAR TEA (REGISTER)
Sam Davis Home, Smyrna
Saturday, March 14

Kids can bring their favorite teddy bear for an afternoon tea party that includes games and crafts. Participants will learn about tea etiquette during a proper Victorian tea

ST. PADDY'S 5K & HALF MARATHON
Wave Country, Nashville
Sunday, March 15

Choose a 5K or half-marathon course to raise money for the ALS Association of Tennessee. There's also a free kids dash for ages 12 and younger.

ANDREW JACKSON'S 253RD BIRTHDAY
The Hermitage, Nashville
Sunday, March 15

This celebration includes an 12 p.m. wreath-laying ceremony at the presidential tomb and living history demonstrations, tea, birthday cupcakes and more. Plus, half-price admission today.

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