Weekend events for November 8th-11th

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Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

   

News & Information

Symphony Concertgoer?

Going to see a performance at the Schermerhorn Symphony Centersoon? Use BEEP! Parking is free in Lot R and shuttle service is $3 per person! Upcoming dates in November for this convenient service include Disney in ConcertFairy Tales and Fate, and All that Classical Jazz.

Guidebook Ads for Sale

Is your business located downtown? Purchase an ad in the next edition of The Guidebook! Rates start as low as $400. Click here for all of the advertising info.

 

Events This Week

Grand Opening – PARKS in The Gulch

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 4 PM – 6:30 PM
LOCATION: PARKS IN THE GULCH FREE

PARKS, a division of Bob Parks Realty, will officially open their new urban residential specialist office in The Gulch with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. Ribbon cutting at 4:30 pm with a champagne toast to follow. Refreshments and cocktails will be provided. Complimentary valet parking available.

Curator’s Tour: German Expressionism from the Detroit Institute of Arts

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, NOON
LOCATION: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS INCLUDED WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

Join Trinita Kennedy, curator at the Frist Center, for a conversation that interweaves the dramatic history of modern art in Germany with the history of one of the first major collections of German Expressionism in America, established at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown: Big Kid Night

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 5:30 PM; SHOW STARTS AT 6:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CHILDREN’S THEATRE $25

This musical revival is a fresh approach to a classic of the American musical theatre. Linus, Lucy, Sally, Schroeder, Snoopy and Charlie Brown – the most beloved gang of kids in America – will take attendees for a wise and hilarious romp through the world of PEANUTS. This special evening performance of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is for grown-ups only. Admission includes Yazoo beer, hors d’oeuvres, and an entertaining evening with the Peanuts gang. Happy hour begins at 5:30 and the performance starts at 6:30 pm. All guests must be 21 and up.

 

Nashville International Auto Show

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 10 AM – 9 PM; SUNDAY: 10 AM – 5 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER $8

There will be plenty for everyone in the family to see, including 2013 model cars, trucks and SUV’s, crossovers, coupes and alternative fuel vehicles. Research, compare and try more than 250 new models. Plus, test drives, special giveaways and appearances. Enjoy Family Day on Sunday, November 11 when children twelve and under will be admitted free with a paying adult.

Taste of Nashville

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 7 PM – 1 AM
LOCATION: CANNERY BALLROOM $65 – $90

The Phoenix Club of Nashville presents Taste of Nashville 2012. Enjoy tastings from several local restaurants including FlyteThe Southern,EtchPuckett’sThe StandardMusic City FlatsBar LouieDick’s Last Resort, and many more. Plus, an open bar and live music. Proceeds benefit The Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.

Nashville 1/2 Marathon

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 7 AM
LOCATION: RIVERFRONT PARK$95 IN ADVANCE; $100 RACE DAY

The run takes participants through the downtown core, The Gulch, SoBro, North Capitol, along the Cumberland River, and through other lively Nashville neighborhoods. Finish the last quarter mile on a triumphant downhill course past the Lower Broadway honkytonks. The finish line block party will reward all runners with music, food, and complimentary Michelob Ultra. PLEASE NOTE: Road closures associated wit this event, see the route map online. Roads are expected to be closed from 4 am – 1 pm on Saturday, November 10.

Dress up with our Designer

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 10 AM – 6 PM
LOCATION: MODERN TROUSSEAU NASHVILLE FREE

Join Modern Trousseau designer Callie Tein for a couture shopping event designed and made with love for you. This is Callie’s first visit to Nashville. To celebrate she is will unveil ten new gown styles and has set aside three days for one-on-one couture design consultations. Beloved Intimates will also be in the shop with elegant lingerie and bodyshapers. Appointments are recommended, call 615-733-0155.

Veterans’ Day Parade

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2 PM

This parade honoring all U.S. veterans will proceed down Broadway from 14th Avenue to 3rd Avenue. Watch the marching parade in support of our veterans. Viewing stand located at the corner of 9th Avenue and Broadway in front of the Federal Building. PLEASE NOTE: rolling road closures along Broadway from the interstate to 3rd Avenue in conjunction with the parade, from 10 am to 4 pm.

CoLab Open House

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 5 PM – 7 PM
LOCATION: COLAB NASHVILLE FREE

A community event for neighbors, a member showcase and a new member drive all at one open house. CoLab will have live music, entertainment, food provided by Blue Coast Burrito, libations, corn hole and ping pong tournaments, tours and more. Parking will be provided in the Wells Fargo Plaza garage.

 

Discounts & Promotions

Manicure and Pedicure Discount

The Nail Place (24 Arcade, 615-256-3930) is offering a discount on shellac French manicures. Only $25 (regularly $32). Also, they are offering a discount on their regular pedicure. Only $23 (regularly $25). These discounts run through December 31, 2012.

 

Free Teeth Whitening with Donation

Downtown Dental (101 Union Street, 615-254-1393) is offering a free whitening treatment and free custom bleaching trays with a donation of ten non-perishable food items. Make the donation and then schedule your appointment. All food items will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. This offer runs through November 30, 2012.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Rachel Rodriguez at SambucaWednesday, November 7

Red Green’s Wit & Wisdom Tour at TPAC – Tennessee Performing Arts Center Wednesday, November 7

Ryan Cabrera at The RutledgeWednesday, November 7

Grand Opening – PARKS in the Gulch at Parks in the Gulch Thursday, November 8

RLife Live at the Renaissance Featuring RStars at The Bridge Lounge Thursday, November 8

Disney in Concert at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, November 8 – Saturday, November 10

Styx at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, November 8

Machines Are People Too at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, November 8

Lindsey Buckingham at War Memorial Auditorium Thursday, November 8

Community Forum at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, November 8

The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, November 8

Grayson Capps at 3rd and LindsleyThursday, November 8

Ponychase with Wild Cub & Hanzelle at Mercy Lounge Thursday, November 8

Grace Adele & the Grand Band at Puckett’s Gro. & RestaurantThursday, November 8

Tucker at National UndergroundThursday, November 8

David Tanner & Honky Tonk-Orama at Robert’s Western World Thursday, November 8

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown: Big Kid Night at Nashville Children’s Theatre Friday, November 9

Nashville International Auto Show at Nashville Convention Center Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11

Minnie Murphy at Sambuca Friday, November 9

Opry at the Ryman featuring The Time Jumpers, Vince Gill, and more at Ryman Auditorium Friday, November 9

The Diva’s Ball at Jazz and Jokes Lounge Friday, November 9

Steel Magnolia at Wildhorse SaloonFriday, November 9

Matt Keyler & Jordan Harazin at Casablanca Coffee Friday, November 9

Taste of Nashville at Cannery Ballroom Friday, November 9

Jesse Lee & Brazilbilly at Robert’s Western World Friday, November 9

Jamfest at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, November 10

Stephen Lynch at TPAC – Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, November 10

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at Nashville Children’s Theatre Saturday, November 10

Randy Moore & the Suedes at Sambuca Saturday, November 10

Opry at the Ryman featuring Bobby Bare, Kalleigh Bannen, and more at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, November 10

In Love with Tyrone at TPAC – Tennessee Performing Arts CenterSaturday, November 10 – Sunday, November 11

Party For Paws at Hard Rock CafeSaturday, November 10

Nashville 1/2 Marathon at Riverfront Park Saturday, November 10

Miss Jackie Wilson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, November 10

Kids Club: POW: Cartoon City at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, November 10

Savannah Jack Band at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville NashvilleSaturday, November 10

Greg Burroughs at National Underground Saturday, November 10

Volunteer String Band at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, November 10

Jesse Lee & Brazilbilly at Robert’s Western World Saturday, November 10

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at Nashville Children’s Theatre Sunday, November 11

Regina Spektor at Ryman AuditoriumSunday, November 11

Corey Mac at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Sunday, November 11

Holland Marie at Wildhorse SaloonSunday, November 11

Military Week at The Melting PotSunday, November 11 – Thursday, November 15

Dress up with our Designer at Modern Trousseau Nashville Sunday, November 11 – Tuesday, November 13

Veterans’ Day Parade Sunday, November 11

Lane Kristian and Joe Fick at National Underground Monday, November 12

The Ham Family at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant Monday, November 12

Monte Good & Honky Tonk Heroes at Robert’s Western World Monday, November 12

San Rafael at Sambuca Tuesday, November 13

Opry at the Ryman featuring Little Big Town, Miss Willie Brown, and more at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, November 13

White Christmas at TPAC – Tennessee Performing Arts CenterTuesday, November 13 – Sunday, November 18

Salon@615: Emmma Donoghue at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, November 13

Shadows Fall at Hard Rock CafeTuesday, November 13

The Ragbirds at The RutledgeTuesday, November 13

The Likely Culprits at Station InnTuesday, November 13

CoLab Open House at CoLab Nashville Tuesday, November 13

On My Honor at Rocketown Tuesday, November 13

Lucy Wainwright Roche and Lindsay Fuller at High Watt at Mercy LoungeTuesday, November 13

Bedhed & Blondy at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant Tuesday, November 13

Burning Las Vegas at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, November 14

Eric Von at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Nashville Wednesday, November 14

Lindsay Lawler at 12th & PorterWednesday, November 14

Darryl Worley at Silver Dollar SaloonWednesday, November 14

Hollis Brown at Mercy LoungeWednesday, November 14

Fairy Tales and Fate at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, November 15 – Saturday, November 17

Meghan Shanley at SambucaThursday, November 15

Chris Young at Ryman AuditoriumThursday, November 15

Among Foes at Hard Rock CafeThursday, November 15

Gary Bennett at Station InnThursday, November 15

No Friends; All Family Thanksgiving! at Rocketown Thursday, November 15

North 40 Bluegrass Band at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, November 15

America Recycles Day at Fifth Third Center Thursday, November 15

Martina McBride: Musicians On Call’s 5th Anniversary Concert at Hard Rock Cafe Friday, November 16

NCC Annual Champagne Tasting at Nashville City Club Friday, November 16

Chris Weaver at Sambuca Friday, November 16

Opry at the Ryman featuring Charlie Daniels Band, Diamond Rio, and more at Ryman Auditorium Friday, November 16

A.J. Croce at TPAC – Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, November 16

Cinderella at Nashville Public LibraryFriday, November 16

Opry at the Ryman featuring The Mavericks and more at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, November 17

Andy Davis with Ernie Halter at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, November 17

Cinderella at Nashville Public LibrarySaturday, November 17

Nashville Cats: A Celebration of Music City Musicians with Billy Sanford at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, November 17

The Martian Denny Orchestra at Two Old Hippies Saturday, November 17

Jazz on the Cumberland at Cumberland Park Sunday, November 18

NCA/NDA Nashville Classic at Nashville Municipal AuditoriumSunday, November 18

Tokens: The Welcome Table at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, November 18

The 2nd Annual Blues Challenge! at Hard Rock Cafe Sunday, November 18

Sunday Supper with Billy Block and The Cumberland Collective at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant Sunday, November 18

Don Kelley & Friends at Robert’s Western World Sunday, November 18

The Boy Wonder Band at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, November 19

Les Richardson at Wildhorse SaloonMonday, November 19

Amy Brown & Abbie Toulouse at The Rutledge Monday, November 19

Click here to see a complete calendar of all events happening in downtown Nashville!

Music City Circuit

Three routes serving downtown Nashville! Hop a ride to the Farmers’ Market for lunch or to shop for produce, catch happy hour in The Gulch, see the newest exhibit at the Frist, attend a concert at the Ryman … the possibilities are endlessMusic City Circuit makes it even easier to travel to destinations around downtown … especially now that the weather has started to cool down! Click here for a route map. The best part? This service is FREE, fast and easy.

 

Road Closures

Want to stay up-to-date with road closures in Nashville? This webpage on the Metro Public Works website has the latest road closures posted.

 

Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown November 7 – 21 include the National Career Academy Coalition (1,000, November 8 – 12), Nashville Auto Show (5,000, November 8 – 11), Jamfest Cheer & Dance (4,000, November 10), Nursing Organizations Alliance, Inc. (250, November 15 – 17), and National Cheerleading Association (3,500, November 18).. For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

 

 

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