FRONTIER FRIDAY
Historic Mansker's Station, Goodlettsville
Friday, Aug. 2

Historic interpreters demonstrate carpentry techniques from the 18th century and how the tools and techniques are still in use today.

BORO BALLOON FEST — TOP PICK IN RUTHERFORD
The Grove at Williamson Place, Murfreesboro
Friday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 4

Several hot air balloons will provide adventure flights, tethered rides and evening balloon glows. In addition, this first-ever festival includes food trucks, live music, craft fair booths, hayrides, sand art, slime creation stations and more.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY FAIR — TOP PICK IN WILLIAMSON
Williamson County Ag Expo Park, Franklin
Friday, Aug. 2 - Saturday, Aug. 10

Rides for young and old, carnival games, food, live entertainment and more. New this year: Piccolo Zoppe boutique circus, the XPOGO Stunt Team, The Spoon Man interactive comedy show, NYC Taxi Bumper Cars and The Barnyard Ride for little kids. Returning favorites include the Jurassic Kingdom Dinosaur Show, Little 1's Farming, the Children's Barnyard, BMX Tricksters, Robocars, and 4-H & Youth Village.

END-OF-SUMMER SPLASH
Portland City Pool, Portland
Friday, Aug. 2

Enjoy a pool party followed by an outdoor screening of Pirates of the Caribbean.

SHOWMANCE
The Theater Bug, Nashville
Friday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 4

This Theater Bug original musical gives audiences a backstage tour into the life of a theater kid.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Franklin Theatre, Franklin
Friday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 4

Based on Roald Dahl’s character, this musical revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. An Act Too Pro production.

MT. JULIET MOVIE IN THE PARK
Charlie Daniels Park, Mt. Juliet
Friday, Aug. 2

Enjoy an outdoor screening of Smallfoot.

SHAWN MENDES
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville
Friday, Aug. 2

A night of pop music.

YMCA KIDS' SOCCER CLINIC
Fields behind Brentwood Family YMCA
Saturday, Aug. 3

Kids can learn teamwork, sportsmanship and new skills in soccer through this complimentary clinic with the YMCA of Middle Tennessee. Open to all kids regardless of YMCA membership status or county of residence. No RSVP necessary, just show up. Ages 3 - 5 at 9 a.m.; ages 6 - 7 at 10 a.m.; ages 8 - 11 at 11 a.m.

EXPLORE AND RECORD AT HISTORIC RCA STUDIO B (REGISTER)
RCA Studio B
Saturday, Aug. 3

Families can explore the history of the legendary recording studio where stars like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and others made hits between 1957 - 1977. During the interactive workshop, you can explore the science of sound and learn the basics of the recording process before tracking a song as a group.

TENNESSEE TITANS INAUGURAL KICK-OFF PARTY — TOP PICK IN NASHVILLE
Nissan Stadium, Nashville
Saturday, Aug. 3

As part of the team's Training Camp, watch the Tennessee Titans practice on the field of their home turf followed by a concert by country music artist Jake Owen then fireworks. Prior to the event, the Titans will host a "pup rally" pet adoption. Concessions will also be discounted.

GABE'S CHEMO DUCK RACE
Nashville Shores, Hermitage
Saturday, Aug. 3

Enjoy the water park at a deeply discounted rate (with $3 of it going to the Gabe's Chemo Duck program). At 3 p.m., 2,500 rubber ducks will race around the lazy river. The winning duck's owner will receive $1,000 (duck adoptions are $5).

FIRE ON THE WATER MUSIC FESTIVAL — TOP PICK IN SUMNER
Lock 4 Park, Gallatin
Saturday, Aug. 3

Two stages with music, circus and fire entertainers along with artisan vendors, food trucks, craft beer and more.

FAMILY FUN FEST
Living Truth Christian Center, Smyrna
Saturday, Aug. 3

Get ready for back-to-school time with kids' haircuts, games, health screenings, inflatables, music, backpack giveaways with school supplies, education booths, free hygiene products and more.

BIG BAND DANCE
Centennial Park Event Shelter, Nashville
Saturday, Aug. 3

Learn to tango with live music by the South Jackson Street Band.

FAMILY CLIMB
The Ascent, Murfreesboro
Sunday, Aug. 4

Enjoy an afternoon of rock-climbing fun with your entire household for one low price.

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