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August 18, 2022

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug. 12-14

We've got you covered for Nashville Shakespeare Fest, Nashville Stampede Days, the Wilson County Fair-TN State Fair and more!

Here’s our 5 weekend best bets — listed in no particular order — for Friday, Aug. 12 – Sunday, Aug. 14. Click on the links for more information about each event.

1. Wilson County Fair-TN State Fair!

Friday, Aug. 19 – Sunday, Aug. 21
The biggest fair in the state kicks off Aug. 17 – 27 at the Wilson County Fairgrounds.

2. Nashville Shakespeare Festival

Thursday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 21
The free outdoor festival returns with Shakespeare’s Cymbeline at oneC1TY in Nashville.

3. PBR: Nashville Stampede Days

Friday, Aug. 19 – Sunday, Aug. 21
Nashville’s first-ever professional bull riding team will host its inaugural homestand at Bridgestone Arena.

4. Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshop

Saturday, Aug. 20
Build a muscle car with your mini-mechanic at various Lowe’s locations.

5. Cheekwood’s Black Arts Bash

Saturday, Aug. 20
The event showcases music, visual art, dance, spoken word and more.



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.