PORTLAND COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW
First Baptist Church, Portland
Friday, Nov. 1 - Saturday, Nov. 2

Two levels of vendors offering crafts, woodwork, signs, clothing, gift baskets, sweets and more.

PIPELINE
TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville
Friday, Nov. 1 - Sunday, Nov. 3 (final weekend)

Nashville Rep presents this compelling play about the lengths a mother will go to protect her son in the midst of an education system rigged against him. Read Chad Young's review.


THIS WEEKEND'S PARENTS' NIGHT OUT PICK:

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
TPAC's Polk Theater, Nashville
Friday, Nov. 1 - Sunday, Nov. 3

Nashville Ballet presents the balletic adaptation of Tennessee Williams' classic that brings aging Southern belle Blanche DuBois' devastating demise center stage. Not suitable for children due to mature themes, including sexual violence, physical abuse and emotional abuse.


RUTHERFORD PARENT'S FALL KIDS FEST — TOP PICK IN RUTHERFORD
The Avenue Murfreesboro
Saturday, Nov. 2

Local vendors, inflatables, live performances and demonstrations, food vendors, giveaways and two kids' costume parades: Ages 6 months - 2 years at 11 a.m. and ages 3 - 10 years at 11:30 a.m.

MUSIC FOR KIDS FESTIVAL (REGISTER)
Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 2

A full day of free music lessons for kids includes instruction on fiddle, guitar, bass, steel guitar, piano, drums, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, harmonica and vocals. A lunch performance is included. Kids can bring their own lunch or purchase a box lunch from Zaxby's in advance for $7. Sponsored by Nashville Parent.

SIXTH ANNUAL CHARACTER BREAKFAST (REGISTER)
Long Hollow Baptist Church, Hendersonville
Saturday, Nov. 2

Dine with a variety of characters including the Fairy Godmother, princesses, Minions, the Grinch and Santa.

EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS — TOP PICK IN DAVIDSON
Cheekwood, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 2

This Latin American festival includes music, dance, interactive art activities and a marketplace. New this year: It's FREE for ages 17 & younger!

CUMBERLAND DIVISION MEET & MODEL TRAIN SHOW
Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 2

Dealer tables, operating model railroads, guided tours to NC&StL Ry Steam Locomotive #576 and more.

NINTH ANNUAL SUMNER COUNTY ARTISTS & ARTISANS STUDIO TOUR — TOP PICK IN SUMNER
Various Art Studios in Sumner County
Saturday, Nov. 2 - Sunday, Nov. 3

Visit 11 studios with work from more than 30 artists on this self-guided tour throughout Sumner County.

NASHVILLE BUDDY WALK
The Hermitage, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 2

Raise pledges and walk to celebrate and support individuals with Down syndrome. After the walk, enjoy live music, exhibits, inflatables, arts and crafts, games, food and a guest appearance by Lauren Potter from Glee.

FAMILY DAY — TOP PICK IN WILLIAMSON
The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin
Saturday, Nov. 2

A petting zoo, face painting, hay rides, crafts, games, horse demonstrations and more.

CELEBRATE READING
Nashville Zoo
Saturday, Nov. 2

Follow a story map to hear a different children's book read every half-hour.

NASHVEMBER
Sevier Park, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 2

Sixty local craft vendors, live music, exhibitors, food trucks and more.

BACKYARD BLUEGRASS BASH
Douglass-Clark House, Gallatin
Saturday, Nov. 2

Live music, food, vendor shopping, dancing and more. Musical acts include Leroy Troy, The Jake Leg Stompers, Blind Tigers, and Uncle Shuffelow and His Haint Hollow Hootenanny.

TIM MCGRAW AUTHOR EVENT
The Ensworth School, Nashville
Saturday, Nov. 2

Country music star Tim McGraw discusses his new lifestyle book Grit & Grace: Train the Mind, Train the Body, Own Your Life. Ticket includes a copy of the book.

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: OWL PROWL
Sam Davis Home, Smyrna
Saturday, Nov. 2

Bring a flashlight for an owl exploration walk with a park ranger. Dissect an owl pellet, make a craft and more.

FIFTH ANNUAL KOSHER NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN FESTIVAL
Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville
Sunday, Nov. 3

Sample several kosher hot chicken delights and other goodies while listening to live music.

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND