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Top Things To Do With Kids This Weekend: Feb. 2 – 5

Highlights include Home Depot Kids Workshops; Frist Arts Fest; 'Shen Yun' at TPAC and many more great things to do!

Just because it’s January doesn’t mean the events stop! Here’s our top things to do with kids — listed in no particular order — for Thursday, February 2 through Sunday, February 5.

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Home Depot Kids Workshop Kits: January Kit — - The Krazy Coupon Lady

1. Home Depot Kids Workshops

Saturday, Feb. 4
Kids can head in to their local Home Depot to build a “Valentine’s Vase” with staff in this free workshop!

FREE Family Festival Day at Frist Art Museum | Nashville Guru

2. Frist Arts Fest Weekend Celebration

Saturday, Feb. 4 – Sunday, Feb. 5
Enjoy artist talks and tours, art-making activities, live music, food trucks, games, an artists’ market and more.

Discovery Center for kids could come to Franklin

3. World Wetlands Day

Thursday, Feb. 2
Celebrate World Wetlands Day by learning more about these essential ecosystems at either Discovery Center in Murfreesboro or Shelby Bottoms Nature Center in Nashville.

4. Mystic Mermaids Under the Sea Breakfast

Saturday, Feb. 4
Come out to the Aquarium Restaurant in Nashville for an exclusive “Under The Sea Breakfast” event with the Mystic Mermaids!

Shen Yun 2020 World Tour - YouTube

5. Shen Yun: 5,000 Years of Civilization Reborn

Friday, Feb. 3  – Saturday, Feb. 4
Experience a lost culture through the art of classical Chinese dance, in addition to a blend of costuming,  backdrops and a live orchestra.

Latin Fiesta!

6. Latin Fiesta! w/ the Nashville Symphony

Friday, Feb. 3  – Saturday, Feb. 4
Celebrate Latin music with Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Experience Breathtaking Music By Candlelight In These Beautiful Nashville Spaces - Secret Nashville

7. Candlelight: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Scores

Friday, Feb. 3
A string quartet playing Sci-Fi hits such as Star Wars; Lord of the Rings; and Harry Potter inside The Parthenon at Centennial Park? Yes, please.

8. Chinese New Year at Plaza Mariachi

Saturday, Feb. 4
Come out for a festive celebration of the Chinese New Year at Plaza Mariachi. 

9. Llama, Llama, Red Pajama

Saturday, Feb. 4 –  Sunday, Feb. 5
(runs through March 10)
This musical at Nashville Children’s Theatre will have your little one doing the “Bedtime Dance.”

Orchids in the Mansion take front and center all month long at Cheekwood.

10. Orchids in the Mansion

Tuesday, Jan. 31 –  March 10
Surround yourselves with the enigmatic beauty of these fascinating blooms.




About the Author

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 4-year-old Ezra.