May PlanAhead: Your May Nashville events calendar

May 1-2

Sat., May 1

Dish
Crawfish Boil | Sat., May 1-Sun., May 2 | 11 a.m. | Tennessee Brew Works | Cost of purchase | Eat crawfish, drink craft beer + enjoy live music by Jackson Bruck and the Dukes of Hume, Reverend Ben Donovan and the Congregation, and more.

TryThis
Halfway to Halloween | Sat., May 1 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Nashville Nightmare, 1016 Madison Sq. | $25+ | Celebrate Halloween early this year at a haunted house. 🎃

Show
Ballet on the Waterfront | Sat., May 1 | 2 p.m. + 6 p.m. | Cumberland Park | $10 | Watch Centennial Youth Ballet perform excerpts from “Swan Lake,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and more with pod-style viewing. 🩰

Outdoors
Tour of the Hill Forest: Celebrating 50 Years of Tennessee State Natural Areas | Sat., May 1 | 9 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Go on a virtual hike on Warner Park Nature Center’s YouTube page.

WaterCooler
Predators vs. Dallas Stars | Sat., May 8 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $114+ | The Preds will take on the Dallas Stars. 🏒

Sun., May 2

Learn
Wellness 360 Talk: Herbs to Calm Your Mind | Sun., May 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate and Gardens | $12+ | The Nashville Herb Society will discuss the calming effects of herbs + tour Cheekwood’s Herb Garden.

Dish
Crawfish Boil | Sat., May 1-Sun., May 2 | 11 a.m. | Tennessee Brew Works | Cost of purchase | Eat crawfish, drink craft beer + enjoy live music by Jackson Bruck and the Dukes of Hume, Reverend Ben Donovan and the Congregation, and more.

Cause
Whole Hog BBQ Disco | Sun., May 2 | 1-4 p.m. | Peg Leg Porker | $45 | A ’70s-themed event in support of blood cancer research will feature barbecue, local beer, and karaoke. 

Whiskey with a Cause | Sun., May 2 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 1204 Elmwood Ave. | $30+ | Drink whiskey + listen to live music at an event benefiting Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation. 🥃

Show
Beyond Wings Circus | Sun., May 2 | 1:45 p.m., 3 p.m. + 4:30 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi | Free | Watch a local circus company perform aerial arts, fire dancing, stilt walking, and more. 🎪

WaterCooler
Nashville SC vs. Inter Miami | Sun., May 2 | 12 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $17+ | Nashville SC will face off against Inter Miami.

May 3-9

Mon., May 3

Dish
Chinese Dining Adventure | Mon., May 3 | 6-6:30 p.m. | Lucky Bamboo Chinese Bistro | $25 | Enjoy a multi-course takeout meal in support of the Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville. 🍽️

Outdoors
Member Appreciation Day | Mon., May 3 | 2-8 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate and Gardens | Free, with reserved tickets | Receive discounts + win prizes at this special event recognizing Cheekwood members.
City Nature Challenge Participant Share | Mon., May 3 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | City Nature Challenge participants will share their favorite nature discoveries. 🌳

Tues., May 4

Talk
Virtual Author Event | Tues., May 4 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Books will host author Stephanie Danler for a discussion on her novel “Stray.”

Learn
FYI Naturalist: The Dirt on Composting | Tues., May 4 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn about backyard composting from Public Works’ Waste Reduction Program Manager Jenn Harrman.
How Smart is Your Yard? | Tues., May 4 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Metro Water Services will walk participants through the certification process for designing your yard as a Tennessee Smart Yard. 🍂

TryThis
Tennessee Trivia | Tues., May 4 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Tennessee State Museum for a trivia series commemorating Tennessee’s 225th anniversary of statehood on June 1. 

Wed., May 5

Talk
Virtual Author Event | Wed., May 5 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Books will host a virtual event with Cate Doty, author of “Mergers and Acquisitions,” in conversation with Nfocus Editor-in-Chief Nancy Floyd.

Drink
Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl | Wed., May 5 | 7 p.m.-1 a.m. | Locations vary | $20 | Enjoy tacos, tequila, and live music at more than 6 venues on Broadway. 🍹
Cinco De Mayo | Wed., May 5 | 5-9 p.m. | The Marketplace in East Nashville, 400 Davidson St. | Cost of purchase | The Music City Food Truck Park will host a special Cinco De Mayo event with food, margaritas, and live music.

Active
Yoga in the Park | Wed., May 5 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park | Free | Unwind with a yoga session in the park.

Thurs., May 6

Talk
Virtual Author Event | Thurs., May 6 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Books will host author Joan Silber, author of “Secrets of Happiness,” in conversation with author Paul Yoon. 📚

Art
Frist at Home: Architecture | Thurs., May 6 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get a closer look at artwork on display at the Frist Art Museum during a 30-minute virtual museum tour.

ForKids
Tennessee Storytime | Thurs., May 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Tennessee State Museum for a virtual book reading for children ages 3-6.

Show
Secret Sounds | Thurs., May 6 | 8-9:30 p.m. | White Avenue Studio, 2517 White Ave. | $60 | Attend a wine-tasting + listen to live music featuring Lockwood Barr and Barrett Baber. 🎶

TryThis
Charcuterie Board Workshop | Thurs., May 6 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Yazoo Taproom, 900 River Bluff Dr. | $100 | Learn the techniques of building charcuterie boards while enjoying Yazoo beer. 🧀

Edu
Baccalaureate Service | Thurs., May 6 | 5-6 p.m. | Allen Arena | Lipscomb University will host its annual baccalaureate service for the undergraduate class of 2021. 🎓

Fri., May 7

Show
Grand Ole Opry | Fri., May 7 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry House | $75+ | Enjoy this installment featuring John Berry, Del McCoury, the McCrary Sisters, and more.

Art
Defy Film Festival + Kindling Arts Festival | Fri., May 7-Sat., May 8 | Times vary | OZ Arts Nashville, 6172 Cockrill Bend Cir. | $15 | Watch 12 short films produced by local poets and filmmakers, mostly written and produced during the pandemic. 🎥

Outdoors
Bird Hike at Beech Woods | Fri., May 7 | 8-10 a.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Look for warblers, tanager, and sparrows during spring migration at Percy Warner Park. 🐦

Shop
Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., May 7-Sun., May 9 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Cost of purchase | The 50th annual spring craft fair returns with vendors from across the country showcasing handmade crafts.
Marathon Village Market | Fri., May 7 | 4-8 p.m. | Marathon Village | Cost of purchase | This monthly market features food, local vendors + live music. 🛍️

Talk
The World of Bob Dylan | Fri., May 7 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Sean Latham, editor of “The World of Bob Dylan,” will discuss the new book in conversation with music critic Ann Powers.

Network
Franchise Expo | Fri., May 7-Sat., May 8 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Music City Center | Free | Network with more than 100 franchise brands and attend seminars and workshops.

Sat., May 8

Learn
Floral Photography: Composition 101 | Sat., May 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate and Gardens | $42+ | Bring your own camera equipment + learn the basics of flower photography in Cheekwood’s Wills Perennial Garden. 💐

Cause
May Vol Call | Sat., May 8 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Warner Parks | Free | Join Friends of Warner Parks to clean up trails, roads, picnic areas, and open spaces.

Outdoors
iSpy: Explore the Spring Garden | Sat., May 8-Sun., May 9 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center,  7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Stop by the nature center to learn about the park’s spring organic garden. 

Shop
Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., May 7-Sun., May 9 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Cost of purchase | The 50th annual spring craft fair returns with vendors from across the country showcasing handmade crafts. 

Network
Franchise Expo | Fri., May 7-Sat., May 8 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Music City Center | Free | Network with more than 100 franchise brands + attend seminars and workshops.

Active
MoveFit | Sat., May 8 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Yee-Haw Brewing Co. | $20 | Attend a workout class hosted by Dani D. Fitness at a local brewery.

TryThis
Guitar Build Workshop | Sat., May 8 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1606 4th Ave. N. | $650 | Spend the day learning how to build a guitar (and take it home the same day) at an 8-hour workshop. 🎸
Herbs 101 | Sat., May 8 | 9-11 a.m. | The Turnip Seed, 1231 Martin St. | $15 | Learn how to care for lavender, rosemary, and other herbs.

WaterCooler
Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., May 8 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | TBA | The Preds will take on the Carolina Hurricanes. 🏒
Nashville SC vs. New England | Sat., May 8 | 12:30 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $17+ | Nashville SC will face off against New England.

Family
Mother’s Day Flower Fun | Sat., May 8 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Free | Tour the museum in search of artifacts with floral designs, including pieces worn by Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, and others. 🌷
A Day Out with Mom | Sat., May 8 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Historic Travellers Rest | $10+ | Enjoy live music, tea on the porch + pottery and woodworking demonstrations.

PlanAhead
Mother’s Day Blooms + Bites Picnic | Sat., May 8 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sweethaven | Tickets starting at $20 | What do you get a mom for Mother’s Day who deserves a private island? Look no further.

Sun., May 9

Shop
Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., May 7-Sun., May 9 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Centennial Park | Cost of purchase | The 50th annual spring craft fair returns with vendors from across the country showcasing handmade crafts.

Outdoors
iSpy: Explore the Spring Garden | Sat., May 8-Sun., May 9 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center,  7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Stop by the nature center to learn about the park’s spring organic garden.

Show
Jazz on the Cumberland | Sun., May 9 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Cumberland Park | Free | The 10th annual Jazz On The Cumberland monthly concert series kicks off with a special Mother’s Day edition. 🎷
Charlie Berens | Sun., May 9 | 7:30 p.m. + 9:30 p.m. | Zanies | $25+ | Enjoy a night of comedy.

May 10-16

Mon., May 10

WaterCooler
Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes | Mon., May 10 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | TBA | The Preds will take on the Carolina Hurricanes. 🏒

Talk
Virtual Author Event | Mon., May 10 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Books will host a virtual event with Julie Clark, author of “The Last Flight,” in conversation with Megan Miranda.

ForKids
Early Explorers Story Time | Mon., May 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Adventure Science Center | Cost of entry | Attend a story reading for preschool-aged children.

Tues., May 11

Talk
[email protected] | Tues., May 11 | 6:15 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Books will host Chris Grabenstein, author of “Dog Squad,” as a part of the shop’s [email protected] speaker series. 📚

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | Tues., May 11 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Memphis Redbirds.

Wed., May 12

Active
Yoga in the Park | Wed., May 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park | Free | Unwind with a yoga session in the park.

Learn
Lunch & Learn: Chickasaw Cultural Identity and the Homeland Today | Wed., May 12 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Tennessee State Museum for a discussion of Chickasaw’s cultural identity.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | Wed., May 12 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Memphis Redbirds.

Talk
Virtual Author Event | Wed., May 12 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Book will host Stephen Preskill, author of “Education in Black and White,” in conversation with Sam Freedman. 📚

Thurs., May 13

ForKids
Tennessee Storytime | Thurs., May 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Tennessee State Museum for a virtual book reading for children ages 3-6.

Talk
Tennessee Book Club: Stony the Road | Thurs., May 13 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, | The Tennessee Book Club will discuss Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s “Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow.” 📚
Virtual Author Event | Thurs., May 13 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Parnassus Book will host Morgan Matson, author of “Take Me Home Tonight,” in conversation with Siobhan Vivian.

Show
Bluebird on 3rd | Thurs., May 13 | 7 p.m. | 3rd and Lindsley | $15 | The Bluebird Cafe will host a pop-up show at 3rd and Lindsley. 🎶

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | Thurs., May 13 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Memphis Redbirds.

Art
Frist at Home: Creating the American West in Art  | Thurs., May 13 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Get a closer look at artwork on display at the Frist Art Museum during a 30-minute virtual museum tour. 🎨

Fri., May 14

Show
The Steel Woods | Fri., May 14 | 7 p.m. | The Nashville Palace | 35+ | Enjoy an evening of live music.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | Fri., May 14 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Memphis Redbirds.

Film
Film: Meek’s Cutoff | Fri., May 14 | 7-9 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Frist Art Museum for a screening of “Meek’s Cutoff.”

Art
Nashville Ballet | Fri., May 14-Sat., May 15 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $29+ | Watch the Nashville Ballet perform classical and contemporary works with live music performed by Louis York and the Shindellas. 🩰

Sat., May 15

Learn
Plein Air Painting Demonstrations | Sat., May 15 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate and Gardens | $40+ | The Chestnut Group, an organization of local plein air painters, will discuss the basics of plein air painting through demonstrations. 🎨

Art
Nashville Ballet | Fri., May 14-Sat., May 15 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $29+ | Watch the Nashville Ballet perform classical and contemporary works with live music performed by Louis York and the Shindellas.

Show
Saturday Night Opry | Sat., May 15 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $75+ | Listen to Lorrie Morgan, Dailey and Vincent, and others.
Cabaret On Stage: An intimate evening with Susan Egan | Sat., May 15 | 8 p.m. | TPAC, James K. Polk Theater | $65+ | Head to TPAC for an evening of cabaret. 🎶

Active
Tour de Nash | Sat., May 15 | 6-10 a.m. | Routes vary | Free+ | The 17th annual event features bike rides ranging from 8 to 45 miles. 🚲
Get MOVE’N 5K Fun Run + Walk | Sat., May 15 | 8-11 a.m. | Edwin Warner Park, Shelter 11 | $5+ | Spend the morning at a 5K run and walk fundraiser in support of MOVE Inclusive Dance.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | Sat., May 15 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Memphis Redbirds.

Sun., May 16

Show
America Salutes You 2021 | Sun., May 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $47+ | This benefit concert honoring ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons will feature performances by Brad Paisley, Eric Church, Jimmie Vaughan, Larkin Poe, Lucinda Williams, Travis Tritt, and more.
N2020 in a Day | Sun., May 16 | 5-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | The performance will showcase local artists’ perspectives on the year 2020 through dancing, music, and spoken word poetry.
Nashville Jewish Food Festival | Sun., May 16 | 1-4 p.m. | Gordon Jewish Community Center, 801 Percy Warner Blvd. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy food from local vendors, including Shep’s Deli, Crieve Hall Bagel Co., and more.

Learn
Forest Bathing Immersion | Sun., May 16 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Cheekwood Estate and Gardens | $15+ | Forest Therapy Nashville will guide participants through a lesson on Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese practice of forest bathing.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Memphis Redbirds | Sun., May 16 | 2:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Memphis Redbirds.

May 17-23

Mon., May 17

Talk
Jonathan Taplin in Conversation With T Bone Burnett and Callie Khouri | Mon., May 17 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author Jonathan Taplin about his book, “The Magic Years: Scenes from a Rock and Roll Life.” 📖

ForKids
Live Science Show | Mon., May 17 | 12:30-12:50 p.m. | Adventure Science Center | Enjoy a live science show while exploring Adventure Science Center 

Drink
Sips and Strokes | Mon., May 17 | 1-7 p.m. | Nashville Golf & Athletic Club, 1703 Crockett Springs Tr., Brentwood | Free | Enjoy a golf tournament + Proximo Spirit tastings.

Shop
Nashville Farmers Market | Mon., May 17 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. | Cost of purchase | Shop from a selection of local vendors.

Tues., May 18

Show
Grand Ole Opry | Tues., May 18 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $75+ | Featuring Adam Doleac, Charlie McCoy, Gary Mule Deer, Aaron Lewis + Maggie Rose

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Gwinnett Stripers | Tues., May 18 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $30+ | The Sounds will face off against the Gwinnett Stripers.

Talk
Sheba Karim in Conversation with David Arnold | Tues., May 18 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from young adult literature author Sheba Karim on her new book, “The Marvelous Mirza Girls.”  📖

Film
Senior Movie Matinee | Tues., May 18 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Williamson County Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave., Franklin | $1 | Must be 55+ to attend. 🍿

Wed., May 19

Active
Yoga in the Park | Wed., May 19 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park, Shelby Ave. + S. 20th St. | Free | Bring your own yoga mat.

Talk
Carol Leonnig | Wed., May 19 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author Carol Leoning on her new book, “Zero Fall: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service.”  📖

Learn
120th Spring Outing | Wed., May 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | $75+ | Andrew Jackson Foundation’s annual event will feature former President Harry S. Truman’s grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel for “Glimpses of My Grandfather, the President.”

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Gwinnett Stripers | Wed., May 19 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $20+ | The Sounds will face off against the Gwinnett Stripers.

Thurs., May 20

Maggie Shipstead in Conversation with Emma Straub | Thurs., May 20 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author Maggie Shipstead on her new book “Great Circle.”
Virtual Nashville Business Breakfast: Tony Giarratana | Thurs., May 20 | 9 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Lipscomb’s Nashville Business Breakfast will feature Giarratana LLC’s President, Tony Giarratana.

Arts
Frist at Home: Creating the American West in Art | Thurs., May 20 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An online tour of current First exhibit “Creating the American West in Art”

ForKids
Tennessee Storytime | Thurs., May 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear a story from Tennessee State Museum’s Miss Morgan + participate in themed activities and crafts.

Dish
Charcuterie Board Workshop | Thurs., May 20 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Yazoo Taproom, 900 River Bluff Dr. | $100 | Learn how to make your own charcuterie board while sippin on local brews. 🧀

Cause
Hammers and High Heels Online Auction and Songwriters’ Night | Thurs., May 20 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | $20+ | Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build’s annual fundraiser featuring stories + a live auction.

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Gwinnett Stripers | Thurs., May 20 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $30+ | The Sounds will face off against the Gwinnett Stripers.

Fri., May 21

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Gwinnett Stripers | Fri., May 21 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $38+ | The Sounds will face off against the Gwinnett Stripers. ⚾  

Show
Grand Ole Opry | Fri., May 21 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $75+ | Featuring Brandy Clark, Gary Mule Deer + Dan Tyminski

Dish
2021 Nolensville Farmers Market Food Truck Festival | Fri., May 21 | 5-8 p.m. | The Church at Nolensville, 7388 Nolensville Rd., Nolensville | Free | Featuring CHIVANADA, Padrino’s Pops, Grilled Cheeserie, CD’s BBQ + more

Active
Intro to Rappelling | Fri., May 21 | 4-7 p.m. | Stones River Bend Park, Stones River Greenway, Hermitage | Free | Anyone interested in learning the art of rappelling can attend this event to learn about equipment, skills + more.

Outdoors
Full Moon Pickin’ Party | Fri., May 21 | 6-10 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | $25 | A bluegrass music series under the stars featuring local food trucks + more.

Sat., May 22

Arts
Songwriting 101: Mickey Guyton Style | Sat., May 22 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Music professional Adam Ollendoff will teach guests the art of songwriting. 🎙️

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Gwinnett Stripers | Sat., May 22 | 6:35 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $38+ | The Sounds will face off against the Gwinnett Stripers. ⚾  

Outdoors
Nature Hikes at Glen Leven Farm | Sat., May 22 | 4 p.m. | Glen Leven Farm, 4000 Franklin Pike | $5 | Enjoy a self-guided hike in an area not typically opened to the public.

Drink
Bourbon & Bubbles Fest | Sat., May 22 | 5-9 p.m. | The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, 239 Franklin Rd., Franklin | $25+ | This inaugural festival is a 21+ event that will feature alcohol tastings, live music + more. 🥃

Outdoors
Full Moon Pickin’ Party | Sat., May 22 | 6-10 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | $25 | A bluegrass music series under the stars featuring local food trucks + more. 🎶

Talk
Maggie O’Farrell in Conversation with Ann Patchett | Sat., May 22 | 2 pm. | Virtual | Free | Hear from author Maggie O’Farrell on her book, “Hamnet.” 📖

Sun., May 23

WaterCooler
Nashville Sounds vs. Gwinnett Stripers | Sun., May 23 | 2:05 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $38+ | The Sounds will face off against the Gwinnett Stripers. ⚾  

Health
Wellness 360 Talk: Nurturing Your Mental Health | Sun., May 23 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Swan Lake at Cheekwood | $12+ | Join Keenan Hartman of Small World Yoga to chat about tips + tricks for managing and maintaining mental health.

Outdoors
Forest Bathing Immersion with Forest Therapy Nashville | Sun., May 23 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Frist Learning Center Lawn at Cheekwood | $15+ | Learn how to immerse yourself in nature via Japanese forest bathing technique — Shinrin-yoku.

WaterCooler
Nashville SC vs. Austin FC | Sun., May 23 | 8 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | Ticket sales TBA | Nashville SC will face off against Austin FC.

May 24-31

Mon., May 24

Talk
Sebastian Junger in Conversation with David Maraniss | Mon., May 24 | 6:15 | Virtual | $28+ | Hear from author Sebastian Junger on his book “Freedom” as part of Parnassus Books’ [email protected] speaker series. 📖

Shop
Nashville Farmers Market | Mon., May 24 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. | Cost of purchase | Shop from a selection of local vendors.

Show
615 Revolver | Mon., May 24 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Moxy Nashville Downtown, 110 3rd Ave. S. | Free | A “round-tale” experience where artists take turns sharing their music + stories. 🎶

ForKids
Cooking Camp | Mon., May 24-Wed., May 26 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Flour Power Kids Cooking Studio | $350 | Kids will learn tips, tricks, and skills while mastering the art of baking. 🧑‍🍳

Health
Cardio Workshop | Mon., May 24 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Major Family Chiropractic, 2000 Richard Jones Rd. Suite 150 | Free | A free workshop on heart health

Tues., May 25

Talk
Rea Frey and Lisa Patton in Conversation | Tues., May 25 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join bestselling authors Rea Frey + Lisa Patton for a discussion on Frey’s newest book, “Until I Find You.” 📖

Show
Grand Ole Opry | Tues., May 25 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $75+ | Featuring Wade Bowen + Dailey & Vincent  🎶

Outdoors
12 South Farmers Market | Tues., May 25 | 4-7 p.m. | Sevier Park, 3021 Lealand Ln. | Free | Browse a variety of local vendors

Network
Advanced Digital Marketing Meetup | Tues., May 25 | 8-9 a.m. | East Park Donuts & Coffee, 700 Main St. | Free | Chat with peers in the marketing industry. Not for beginners

ForParents
Smart Kids, Safe Kids 101 | Tues., May 25 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Enrichment Center., 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin | $45 | Have peace of mind leaving your children at home alone for the first time with this workshop on how to give them safety training.

Wed., May 26

Talk
Lisa Genova in Conversation with Lisa Monteggia | Wed., May 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Vanderbilt will host a Zoom webinar with author Lisa Genova on her book, “Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting.” 📖
Alexandria Bellefleur | Wed., May 26 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free 

Active
Yoga in the Park | Wed., May 26 | 6-7 p.m. | Shelby Park, Shelby Ave. + S. 20th St. | Free | Bring your own yoga mat.
Far-Out Moonlight Hike | Wed., May 26 | 8-9 p.m. | Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 1900 Davidson St. | Free | Participants are encouraged to wear universe or nature-themed masks during this 1-mile hike. The most “far-out” mask will win a small prize.

Learn
Home Energy Efficiency Webinar | Wed., May 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn about how to save energy + costs during this webinar through Metro Public Works + Urban Green Lab’s “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream” series. 💡

Show
Inside Out: Arts Appetizer — The Prom | Wed., May 26 | 6 p.m. | Tennessee Performing Arts Center — Jackson Balcony Lobby | $15+ | A pre-show event featuring appetizers, fun facts + discussions.

Thurs., May 27

Arts
Frist at Home: Creating the American West in Art | Thurs., May 27 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An online tour of current First exhibit “Creating the American West in Art”

ForKids
Tennessee Storytime | Thurs., May 27 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Hear a story from Tennessee State Museum’s Miss Morgan + participate in themed activities and crafts.

Volunteer
PLN Clothes Sorting | Thurs., May 27 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Nashville Vineyard Church, 522 Russell St. | Free | Help sort clothes for PLN Kitchen’s Tulip St. G & C Community Store.

Show
John Eason | Thurs., May 27 | 5 p.m. | Margaritaville Hotel Nashville | Free | Country songs accompanied by a guitar 🎶

Fri., May 28

Show
Grand Ole Opry | Fri., May 28 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $75+ | Featuring Rhonda Vincent 🎶

TryThis
Goodguys 15th BASF Nashville Nationals | Fri., May 28-Sun., May 30 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $10+ | Peruse 2,000+ classic cars and enjoy live entertainment. 🏎️

Outdoors
Explore the Nature Center at Night | Fri., May 28 | 6-9 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free

Dish
Live Bluegrass Brunch | Fri., May 28 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cost of purchase | Featuring live bluegrass music + bottomless mimosas

ForKids
iSpy: Insects | Fri., May 28 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Learn all about the various insects that call Warner Parks home. 🐛

Sat., May 29

TryThis
Goodguys 15th BASF Nashville Nationals | Fri., May 28-Sun., May 30 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $10+ | Peruse 2,000+ classic cars and enjoy live entertainment. 🏎️
Guitar Build Workshop | Sat., May 29 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Guitar Build Workshop, 1606 4th Ave. N. | $650 | Learn how to build a guitar from start to finish + take your creation home with you. 🎸

Show
Saturday Night Opry | Sat., May 29 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $75+ | Featuring Rhonda Vincent

Sun., May 30

TryThis
Goodguys 15th BASF Nashville Nationals | Fri., May 28-Sun., May 30 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $10+ | Peruse 2,000+ classic cars and enjoy live entertainment. 🏎️

Outdoors
Forest Bathing Immersion with Forest Therapy Nashville | Sun., May 30 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Frist Learning Center Lawn at Cheekwood | $15+ | Learn how to immerse yourself in nature via Japanese forest bathing technique — Shinrin-yoku.

Dish
Nashville Beatles Brunch featuring Forever Abbey Road | Sun., May 30 | 12 p.m. | City Winery Nashville | $15 | A high-energy Beatles experience featuring a special brunch menu. 🍽️

Mon., May 31

Memorial Day Dash 5K | Sun., May 31 | 7:30 a.m. | Adventure Science Center | $35+ | This year’s in-person + virtual 5K races will benefit the recently damaged Nashville City Cemetery + the Tennessee State Parks Association. 👟

Shop
Nashville Farmers Market | Mon., May 31 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. | Cost of purchase | Shop from a selection of local vendors.

Show
Kyle Mercer | Mon., May 31 | 12 p.m. | Big Machine Distillery & Tavern, 2824 Bransford Ave. | Free | Enjoy music by Phoenix, AZ-born country singer Kyle Mercer.

Holiday
Memorial Day Party | Mon., May 31 | 12-4 p.m. | Moonshine Harley-Davidson, 7128 S Springs Dr., Franklin | Free | Celebrate Memorial Day in the sun with drinks + live entertainment by Bad Dog Classic Rock Experience