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December 08, 2023

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NP Weekend Fun: Oct. 19-21

Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured above: The 37th Annual Tennessee State Pow Wow & Fall Festival takes place all weekend at Long Hunter State Park.

37TH ANNUAL TENNESSEE STATE POW WOW & FALL FESTIVAL
Long Hunter State Park, Nashville
Friday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 21
This Native American celebration includes dancing, music, demonstrations, fry bread, storytelling, games and more.

BOO AT THE ZOO
Nashville Zoo, Nashville
Friday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 21
Don your costumes for the trick-or-treating trail with character visits and animal encounters. Other fun includes carnival games, hayrides, the Haunted Barn and more.

KIDZ BOP LIVE
TPAC’s Jackson Hall, Nashville
Friday, Oct. 19
A group of kids performs contemporary pop songs.

SEVEN DEADLY SINS
TPAC’s Polk Theater, Nashville
Friday, Oct. 19 – Saturday, Oct. 20
In the Nashville Ballet performance with Ten Out of Tenn, Christopher Stuartโ€™s original production exposes the most sinister side of society as the protagonist confronts his demons. Ages 12+

LEBANON OKTOBERFEST
Wilson Bank & Trust, Lebanon
Saturday, Oct. 20 – Sunday, Oct. 21
Live music, inflatables, games, more than 100 craft booths, demonstrations, food and an antique car show.

ARTCLECTIC
University School of Nashville
Saturday, Oct. 20
A juried art show and sale with works in ceramics, digital arts, drawing, mixed media and more. Plus, Popclectic items at $200 or less and children’s art activities.

RUTHERFORD PARENT’S FALL KIDS FEST
The Avenue Murfreesboro
Saturday, Oct. 20
Join Rutherford Parent for its premier outdoor family festival. Activities include local vendors, live performances by Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers pirate band, face painting and more. The baby costume parade is at 10:30 a.m.; the big kids costume parade is at 11:30 a.m. โ€” both with random drawing prizes.

HIT IT AND QUIDDITCH TOURNAMENT
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Saturday, Oct. 20
The Nashville Rollergirls host this Harry Potter-themed roller derby tournament where you can cheer for players like Harry Slaughter, Hermione Danger and Dumblegore. Fans can buy spells to affect game play and there’s also a costume contest and Harry Potter surprises.

FAMILY FESTIVAL DAY: PARIS 1900
Frist Art Museum, Nashville
Sunday, Oct. 21
Performances and activities inspired by the exhibit Paris 1900: City of Entertainment and the International Exposition. Plus, hands-on creativity for kids.

 

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

PUMPKIN PATCHES & FARMS

HAUNTED HOUSES, GHOST TOURS, ETC.

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