Here’s some of what you can look forward to in Nashville this weekend!
Street Food Thursdays
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 11 AM – 2 PM
Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North! This event takes place every other Thursday, November through March. Please note: If the high is not above 40 degrees on the day of the event, the event will be canceled.
Riffs on the Rails
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 6 PM – 8 PM
LOCATION: UNION STATION – FREE
In its second year in Nashville, Union Station’s Riffs on the Rails live music series gets up close and personal with some of the city’s local singers and songwriters. This exclusive music showcase takes place in the grand lobby of the downtown hotel and has previously featured local legends including Boss Cotton, Donna Frost and Billy Bragg, among many others. Each Riffs on the Rails session offers incredible music and an intimate performance from local talent and the stories that inspired them, whether it was life on the road, broken hearts or falling in love with Nashville and never looking back.
Milagro Tequila Dinner
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 7 PM – 9:30 PM
LOCATION: CANTINA LAREDO – $49.99/PERSON
The Gulch’s modern Mexican restaurant, Cantina Laredo, will hold its quarterly Tequila Dinner on Thursday, November 17 at 7 pm. The exclusive dinner includes a four-course meal with tequila cocktail pairings for each course. Guests can choose between Baby Chicken en Adobo or Ribeye con Huitlacoche Salsa for the main course. The night will end on a sweet note with a decadent dessert. Call 615-259-9282 for reservations.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, THURSDAY: 7 PM; FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 8 PM
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER – $22 – $143
Two Rachmaninoff concertos are included in this performance. Rachmaninoff’s last piano concerto is so challenging that it’s rarely performed. Both Jonathan Leshnoff’s “Starburst” and Aaron Jay Kernis’ “Color Wheel” will be recorded for future worldwide release. Leshnoff and Kernis are two of today’s leading composers, celebrated for their warmly accessible music.
Nashville International Auto Show 2016
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 10 AM – 9 PM; SUNDAY: 10 AM – 5 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTER – $10 ADULTS; $5 SENIORS (62 & OVER) AND ACTIVE MILITARY; CHILDREN 12 & UNDER FREE
The Nashville International Auto Show drives into the Music City Center with more than 350 of the newest cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers on the market. Begin researching your next vehicle, plus see high-end exotics and ultra-luxurious models on display all in one location. Showgoers are invited to experience the latest in-car technology and get behind the wheel and test-drive more than 25 vehicles. Purchase an adult ticket online and save $1.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 10:30 AM – 11:40 AM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY – FREE
As a part of Nashville Public Library’s “Introduction to Shakespeare” series, this adaptation of the Bard’s famous comedy comes to life with puppets crafted at the library in the puppet workshop by its Wishing Chair Productions staff. The play features wonderful vocal talent from some of Nashville’s finest actors and an original sweeping score composed by Dan Landes. Please note: this play is intended for ages 6 and older.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 5 PM – 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET – FREE
Relax and unwind at Night Market! Enjoy live jazz music, seasonal cocktails, wine, craft beer, local artisan booths, plenty of dinner options from Market restaurants and more.
Brunch & Bloody’s
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 10 AM – NOON
LOCATION: UNION STATION – $25 IN ADVANCE; $30 DAY OF EVENT
Join Nashville Lifestyles Magazine for rounds of delicious brunch bites and Bloody Marys from some of the best brunch spots in the city and vote for your favorite. Tickets include one Bloody Mary and bottomless breakfast bites. Participating downtown restaurants include Another Broken Egg Cafe, Carter’s, Frothy Monkey, Kitchen Notes, Prima, and Wild Eggs.
Music City Yoga Festival
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 10 AM – 5:30 PM
LOCATION: ROCKETOWN – $60
The fourth annual Music City Yoga Festival will be held on Saturday, November 19. The festival is an annual celebration of yoga in the Nashville area. The event features mini yoga sessions taught by some of the city’s best local instructors, live music and a marketplace of local vendors—everything from handmade jewelry and clothing to fresh hummus and juice.
S’mores & Sips
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 5 PM – 7 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY – $20
Snuggle up with your friends on Saturday, November 19 at City Winery! Enjoy provided s’mores around one of the patio’s fire pits with a spectacular view of downtown Nashville. They’ll provide a tasting of a variety of City Winery’s on-tap, in-house made wines to pair with your roasted marshmallows. Glass and bottle sales available in addition to included wine tasting.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5 PM – 7 PM
LOCATION: ROCK BOTTOM RESTAURANT & BREWERY – FREE TO ATTEND
Rock Bottom Brewery has teamed up with The Sports Fund to introduce its newest beer—The Wicked Elf Ale. Stop by before the Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning game for beer samples, a free raffle drawing and great views of the city. 10% of all proceeds from this night will benefit Middle Tennessee’s underserved youth that want to play sports. Plus, they will be collecting new and gently used sports equipment on-site.