The CMA Music Festival hits Nashville every June, and there are four days of great free music, featuring hundreds of artists performing at venues all over downtown in addition to the ticketed nighttime events. There are lots and lots of fun things to do around Nashville and the surrounding communities. and most Sunday night writers nights, Sunday Spotlights and Monday Open Mic nights have no cover charges. Tootsie's even puts on a free Birthday Bash street party concert every October. It airs at midnight on WSM 650-AM, 615-889-2474 or
But, it's hard to believe how much of it is free...that's right zero dollars. Cheap 101 (wonderful) FREE things to do in 2017 in Middle Tennessee."Music1. Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp.'s annual New Year's Eve and Fourth of July free concerts in downtown Nashville have become signature events for locals and tourists alike. The 2017 plays are "The Taming of the Shrew" and "The Winter’s Tale" for Centennial and "The Winter's Tale" for Academy Park. The Granville community has several festivals in spring, fall and holidays, with live music, arts, old-time crafts and a chance to check out Granville's Sutton Homestead with its 1880s home, blacksmith shop, grist mill shop, log cabin and weaving shop. The Nashville Public Library shows movies at many of its branches through the year. Regions Bank sponsors a Regions Free Day almost every month, offering a limited number of free tickets to local attractions, like Children's Theater, TPAC Hot Program, The Adventure Science Center, The Hermitage and more. Nashville Zoo rarely has free days, but it teams up with the Metro Police Mounted Patrol to do a toy collection drive in December in which they give out free admission coupons to people who donate toys.
The Fourth of July event with a night full of music, capped off by fireworks and the Nashville Symphony takes place on the Riverfront. Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music offers dozens of free concerts throughout the school year and even provides free valet parking at most. Hendersonville Arts Council has a free Sunset Fest concert on Aug.26 on the steps of the Monthaven Mansion, 1154 W. Arrington Vineyards in Arrington has a Music In the Vines music series music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May through November. No reservations are needed for "Praise," but are required for "JUICE" by calling (615) 431-3505. For example, the annual BACH-analia — a free six-hour music event featuring more than 100 musicians celebrating all things Bach — takes place in March in the sanctuary at Christ Church Cathedral, 900 Broadway.28. There is also a Square Fest on the last Saturday in April with music and crafts. The Southern Festival of Books, in October on and around Legislative Plaza in downtown Nashville, features as many as 200 authors gathered for a weekend of author talks, readings, panels and book signings. Juliet's family-oriented Movies in the Park series is the first Friday, June through September at the amphitheater at Charlie Daniels Park, Mt. The Nashville Farmers' Market,900 Rosa L Parks Blvd., not only has local produce and Tennessee products, but special events like the monthly Friday Night Markets, and kids activities on many Saturdays. There are three great venues where you can see some free animal programs, including horse shows, exotic bird shows, dog agility shows and rodeos: Williamson County Ag Expo Park, 4215 Long Lane, Franklin, 615-595-1227, Tennessee Miller Coliseum, Murfreesboro, edu/~tmc or 615-494-8961; and Tennessee Livestock Center, Murfreesboro, edu/~tlc or 615-898-5575.53.
There are also other musical treats like the Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and University Orchestra teaming up for opera productions. Belmont University School of Music has an impressive lineup of free concerts, including its symphony, monthly Belmont Camerata concerts and more. The acclaimed Fisk Jubilee Singers perform several times a year, including Oct. The original Jubiliee Singers introduced "slave songs" to the world in 1871 and were instrumental in preserving this unique American musical tradition. Other area colleges and universities have wonderful free music offerings open to the public, too: Lipscomb University ( Trevecca University (trevecca.edu/music) Middle Tennessee State University (edu/music), and Tennessee State University ( at the Smyrna Event Centre, 100 Sam Ridley Parkway East, Smyrna. Music for Seniors offers free monthly interactive live daytime performances for seniors at various locations. Plus there are children's storytimes and activities, and music. Oktoberfest in historic Germantown is a raucous early October weekend of music, parades, dancing, German food and beer gardens, and tours of the historic Church of the Assumption. The two-day Tennessee History Festival in October at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park downtown is designed for all ages, offering re-enactments, demonstrations and historical talks that cover the span of Tennessee history — from Hernando de Soto to the Gulf War. The Japan-America Society of Tennessee's annual Cherry Blossom Festival is held at Nashville Public Square Park in April, with live music, Japanese crafts, a Ginza marketplace, martial arts and children's activities. Hot Chicken Festival takes place on the Fourth of July in East Park, 700 Woodland St., featuring live music, fire truck parade and Nashville favorite hot chicken samples. The Tomato Art Festival, which celebrates all things tomato is set for Aug. The costume-friendly festival, initiated by the Art & Invention Gallery, features tomato-inspired art, music, food and a tomato parade, and attracts as many as 60,000 people each year. Metro Park's annual Movies in the Park series takes place in June with family-friendly movies shown outdoors. Movies Under the Stars in Murfreesboro has been a mainstay since 1947, and always has a fine lineup of family-oriented films that are shown at various Murfreesboro outdoor locations in June and July. The City of Franklin offers free outdoor family movies at Pinkerton Park on Murfreesboro Road on April 8, and June 9 and 23. Leiper's Fork outdoor lawn theater, 4144 Old Hillsboro Road, features classics and family movies on Fridays, June through August. 615-880-2001, Other markets include Franklin Farmers Market, behind the Factory at Franklin on Saturday mornings, and Murfreesboro's seasonal Saturday market next to the Courthouse. If you want to see a horse race, Kentucky Downs' annual season of live turf horse racing takes place in the fall with several days of races. Kentucky Downs, America's only European-style turf course, is in Franklin, Ky., just off Interstate 65 at Exit 2. Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society holds free "star parties" at parks and other locations around town.
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