December 3rd, 2008
[ December 7, 2008; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Sun, Dec 7
410 4th Avenue South
238-7574. 3 – 6 pm
In.FORM.all Art Movement’s art show and fundraiser benefiting Happy Tails Humane Society. Local art including abstract painting, collage art, jewelry and pottery will be for sale. Also, a silent auction, cash bar and live music.
[ December 6, 2008; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Sat, Dec 6
6 – 9 pm. Free
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings on the first Saturday of every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Two free shuttles provide transportation among the galleries from 6 pm to 10 pm. See the shuttle map and gallery [...]
[ December 5, 2008; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Fri, Dec 5
Broadway and 2nd Avenue
7 pm. Free
The 56th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade celebrating Nashville’s rich history of musical entertainment. The parade boasts twenty-seven decorated floats, large helium balloons like the Macy’s Parade in NYC, holiday lights illuminating the night sky, Santa Claus, and eleven high school marching bands, plus TSU’s [...]
[ December 5, 2008; 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Fri, Dec 5
Corner of 2nd and Union
6 pm. Free
Mayor Karl Dean will launch Nashville’s holiday season by lighting the city’s 40-foot Norway Spruce. Entertainment by a quartet from the Barbershop Harmony Society and Phil Stacey, American Idol Finalist and the Nashville Christmas Parade’s grand marshal. The mayor will flip the [...]
[ December 5, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Fri, Dec 5
Star line: Juvenile Justice Center
Course: throughout downtown
Finish line: LP Field.
356-8130. 6:30 pm
This 5K run/walk kicks off the Nashville Christmas Parade. Since its inception in 1980 the run has raised over $500,000 for Big Brothers of Nashville. Runner registration is open through December 5. All money raised benefits Big Brothers of [...]
[ December 5, 2008; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Fri, Dec 5, Dec 12, & Dec 19
Cummins Station Main Lobby
209 10th Avenue South. 369-6808
11 am – 3 pm. Free
Unique gift items, handmade jewelry, food, art, and more by artisans and businesses located in Cummins Station. If you can’t make it this Friday, the fair is also scheduled for Friday, December 12 [...]
[ December 4, 2008 7:00 pm to December 13, 2008 10:00 pm. ] Thurs, Dec 4 – Sun, Dec 7 and Thurs, Dec 11 – Sun, Dec 13.
Miss Marple’s Dinner Theater
164 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. 242-8000.
7 pm. $50
“The Castaways Christmas” is a holiday spoof on the TV show “Gilligan’s Island.” Castaways Merry Ann, Ginjerr, Skipurr, Gilleegan and Mrs. Howl return to the island for a [...]
[ December 4, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Thurs, Dec 4
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway. 244-3340
6:30 pm. Free
Join noted photographer Dawoud Bey as he discusses his work. Bey is a Distinguished College Artist and photography professor at Columbia College in Chicago. His work has been part of numerous exhibitions worldwide. This lecture is presented in conjunction with [...]
[ December 4, 2008; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] It’s A Wonderful Life – Live Radio Play
Thurs, Dec 4
401 Church Street252-2567
11 am – 1 pm. Free.
Students from Davidson Academy’s Theatre Troupe will perform It’s A Wonderful Life. 15% of all beverage and bean sales that day will be donated to the “Friends of the Arts” program at Davidson Academy.
[ December 4, 2008; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Thurs, Dec 4
Downtown Presbyterian Church
154 5th Avenue N. 254-7584
11 am – 2 pm. $6.
The DPC’s long-time holiday tradition and fundraiser, the 82nd Annual Waffle Shop! Brunch includes a hand-pressed waffle, cheese grits, and a choice of old fashioned turkey hash or sausage plus coffee and spiced tea. You don’t want to miss [...]