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RP Weekend Fun: Oct. 19-21

Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured above: Rutherford Parent's Fall Kids is Saturday at The Avenue Murfreesboro. Kids can participate in costume parades for prize drawings.

WEEKEND BEST BET:

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. — both with random drawing prizes.  FREE ADMISSION!

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LUCKY LADD CORN MAZE ADVENTURE & FALL FESTIVAL
Lucky Ladd Farm, Eagleville
Friday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 21
Navigate through the Nashville Predators-themed maze for a chance to win an iPad mini. There are tons of other activities, too, including animal encounters and 75 other fun things to do.

EXHIBIT OPENING
Oaklands Mansion, Murfreesboro
Friday, Oct. 19
A Mansion in Mourning runs through Oct. 31. It explores the unusual mourning customs and creepy superstitions of the Victoria Era in the mansion.

FAMILY HARVEST DAYS
Rutherford County Baptist Church, Smyrna
Friday, Oct. 19 – Saturday, Oct. 20
Face painting, games, inflatables, a magic show, food and more.

BARFIELD BASH TWILIGHT TRAIL
Barfield Crescent Park, Murfreesboro
Friday, Oct. 19 – Saturday, Oct. 20
This happy, not-spooky hayride in the backcountry is followed by games, puppet shows, stories and live animals.

BARFIELD BASH HAUNTED HAYRIDE
Barfield Cresent Park, Murfreesboro
Friday, Oct. 19 – Saturday, Oct. 20
Hop aboard the wagon for a scary adventure down Old Scream Road. Ages 12+

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro
Friday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 21
This outdoor youth production weaves the tale of Ichabod Crane, coquettish Katrina and Crane’s brutal rival, Brom Bones.

JEKYLL & HYDE
Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro
Friday, Oct. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 21
An evocative tale of a doctor with a dark secret.

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.

PCA FALL FESTIVAL
Providence Christian Academy, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Oct. 20
Indoor and outdoor activities including bungee power jumping, a petting zoo, pony rides, giant inflatables, a toddler play area, game booths, live music and more.

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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