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January 18, 2022

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Top Weekend Family Fun Picks: Jan. 10 – 12

Enjoy the weekend with your kids at one of these festivities. Pictured above: "Hamilton" continues its run at TPAC, and they've released more tickets ... plus you can take your shot in the digital lottery for $10 seats.

NASHVILLE BOAT SHOW
Music City Center, Nashville
Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Jan. 12

Discover the latest in fishing boats, pontoons and watersport craft. Children's activities include Kids' Boating 101: Take On-Water Education on Land; Kids' Discover a Boat; and Kids' Create-A-Crankbait.

MARINE BIOLOGIST FOR A DAY (REGISTER)
Aquarium Restaurant, Nashville
Friday, Jan. 10 – Saturday, Jan. 11

Go behind the scenes to learn about water chemistry, dissect a squid, observe a dive show, enjoy lunch and more.

ZOOLUMINATION
Nashville Zoo
Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Jan. 12

The country's largest Chinese lantern festival features more than 500 displays spread across the zoo's 60 acres. The displays include zoo animals, holiday-themed scenes and a 200-foot-long dragon.

MINIATURE MASTERPIECES WORKSHOP (REGISTER)
Little Art House, Nashville
Friday, Jan. 10

Young artists with a parent or grandparent can learn the process of mixed media while working on a wrapped canvas.

NIGHT HIKE (REGISTER)
Timberland Park, Franklin
Friday, Jan. 10

Embark on a one-mile guided hike in the dark.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro
Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Jan. 12

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. 

MACBETH
Belmont University's Troutt Theater, Nashville
Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Jan. 12

Nashville Shakespeare Festival's production of the Bard’s most famous tragedy is set in an unforgiving, post-apocalyptic world.

HAMILTON
TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville
Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Jan. 12

The hit musical about America's founding father. Read Chad Young's review.

VANDERBILT CHEERLEADING & DANCE TEAM GAME DAY EXPERIENCE (REGISTER)
Vanderbilt Rec Center, Nashville
Saturday, Jan. 11

Kids can learn cheers, jump techniques and a routine to perform at halftime during the men's basketball game versus Texas A&M (tips off at 2:30 p.m.).

YOUTH MAGIC GROUP
Linebaugh Library, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Jan. 11

Kids ages 8 – 12 can learn magic tricks and illusions.

KIDSVILLE
The Parthenon, Nashville
Saturday, Jan. 11

Explore the Greek word for friendship, "philia," through a story about Martin Luther King Jr., then create a gift for a friend.

SMYRNA STROKES KIDS' NIGHT: CHINESE NEW YEAR (REGISTER)
Outdoor Adventure Center, Smyrna
Saturday, Jan. 11

Learn about the Chinese New Year while panting a themed creation.

SPACE TALK (REGISTER)
Brentwood Library
Sunday, Jan. 12

Learn how to use computational astronomy techniques to solve problems here at home.

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