TENNESSEE STATE FAIR (FINAL WEEKEND!!)
The Fairgrounds, Nashville
Friday, Sept. 13 - Sunday, Sept. 15

There are 30 rides on the Midway this year, and 14 of them are for little kids. Free competitions in which kids can participate include karaoke, lip sync battle, ice cream eating, potato sack racing, hula hooping and the kids' tractor pull. Little ones love visiting friendly farm critters in the Barnyard Animals exhibit, and nearby they can learn fun farming facts in the Agriculture Live! exhibit. Plus, have fun playing a variety games for prizes, and be sure to leave room for a yummy funnel cake!

DEAR EVAN HANSEN
TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville
Friday, Sept. 13 - Sunday, Sept. 15

Nashville Parent Entertainment Editor Chad Young calls it "the most powerful and important musical in Broadway history." In this smash Broadway musical, a high school student who doesn't fit in finally gets what he's always wanted in the wake of a letter that was never meant to be seen and a lie that was never meant to be told. NOTE: The show is nearly sold out, but Lucky Seat is running a digital lottery for $25 seats at every performance. Give it a shot at https://hub.luckyseat.com/dearevanhansen.

KIDS MOVIE NIGHT ON THE PLAZA — TOP PICK IN SUMNER
Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville
Friday, Sept. 13

Enjoy live music, face painting, games and food trucks followed by a screening of Aladdin (1992).

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Hendersonville Performing Arts Company, Hendersonville
Friday, Sept. 13 - Sunday, Sept. 15

In this musical comedy, a flower shop assistant discovers an unusual plant to feeds on human flesh and blood.

DISNEY ON ICE: WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT — TOP PICK IN NASHVILLE
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville
Friday, Sept. 13 - Sunday, Sept. 15

Favorite Disney characters hit the ice, including Lightning McQueen, Mater, Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and others entertain kids with a world of adventures.

HERITAGE DAYS
Sam Davis Home, Smyrna
Saturday, Sept. 14

This living history event features more than 20 historical demonstrations, plus hands-on activities, period re-enactors and more depicting the harvest season in the 19th century.

DOG DAY FESTIVAL
Centennial Park, Nashville
Saturday, Sept. 14

Bring Fido for a day of fun activities like a costume contest, puppy parade, training classes, demonstrations, contests, pet portraits, children's activities, live music and more benefiting Nashville Humane Association.

FAIRVIEW NATURE FEST — TOP PICK IN WILLIAMSON
Bowie Nature Park, Fairview
Saturday, Sept. 14

A day of live music, living history demonstrations, contests, local vendors and more. The kids' area includes inflatables, pony and train rides, crafts, carnival games, face painting and a stage featuring Bruce Amato's magic show, Sam the Balloon Man, Luna Devika the Contortionist & Snake Charmer, and an Animal Tales presentation.

KIDS CLUB: PIRATE'S DAY
Stones River Town Centre, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Sept. 14

Meet a pirate and enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, balloon art, games and more. The first 100 kids to register at the Stones River table will receive a free goody bag.

FOLK 'N BLUEGRASS FEST
Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville
Saturday, Sept. 14

Live music by Theo & Brenna Band, Lateral Blue, South for Winter, Appalachian roadshow, The Arcadian Wild and Band of Kelleys. There will also be lawn games and inflatable for kids.

PUPPY PLUNGE — TOP PICK IN RUTHERFORD
Sports*Com, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Sept. 14

Bring your pup to enjoy a dip in the Boro Beach pool. All dogs must be current on vaccinations; no aggressive dogs allowed. No humans allowed in pool.

GREEN HILLS PARK FESTIVAL
Green Hills Park, Nashville
Saturday, Sept. 14

Vendor booths, a Walk/Bike Nashville bike rodeo, an obstacle course, food trucks, beer/wine vendors, children's activities and a screening of Mary Poppins Returns at sundown.

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL
RiverGate Mall, Goodlettsville
Sunday, Sept. 15

Live music, face painting, inflatables and more family fun.

TENNESSEE TITANS FOOTBALL
Nissan Stadium, Nashville
Sunday, Sept. 15

Cheer for the Tennessee Titans when they challenge the Indianapolis Colts.


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