Events This Week
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $26 - $270
The Nashville Predators host the Anaheim Ducks for game four of the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs! The puck drops at 7:30 pm. Festivities begin at 4:30 pm with a party in the plaza featuring live music, games and more. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online, by calling 615-770-PUCK or visiting the Bridgestone Arena box office. Go Preds! If necessary, in this best of seven series, the Preds will take on the Ducks again on Sunday, April 24 at the Bridgestone Arena.
THURSDAY, APRIL 21 - FRIDAY, APRIL 22, THURSDAY: 8 AM - 7:30 PM, FRIDAY: 7:30 AM - 1 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER $175 - $295
The 2011 Green Business Summit is focused on providing your organization with insights to grow your business and succeed in an increasingly "green" environment. Business models, practices and opportunities to help businesses stay competitive, improve profitability and grow market valuation will be explored. Keynote speakers are L. Hunter Lovins of Natural Capitalism Solutions and Don Moseley, Director of Sustainable Facilities for Wal-Mart. New this year: a consumer expo partnership with the Living Well Sustainable Marketplace (April 22 - 23).
Opening reception for "Art & Music," an art exhibition, benefit, and sale. Curated by Fogle Fine Art & Davis Art Advisory, the exhibitions bring together the creative industries of art, design, architecture, and music. "Art & Music," the premiere exhibition, showcases paintings, photographs and sculpture by artists whose work is inspired by music. The event benefits ArtDocs, a local non-profit which provides free basic medical care for uninsured artists and musicians in Nashville. Exhibition on display through July 2.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 5:30 PM
Events planned during Transit Week highlight public transit options in Nashville. Friday's progressive dinner begins at Past Perfect at 5:30 pm, progresses to Puckett's at 7:15 pm, and concludes at the The Wine Loft at 9:30 pm. Participants will use the Music City Circuit to get to all of the venues during this dinner. Tickets are $15 and include light appetizers at Past Perfect and the cover charge at Puckett's. Register on this site.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22 - SATURDAY, APRIL 23, FRIDAY: NOON - 7 PM, SATURDAY: 10 AM - 7 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER FREE, WITH A RECYCLABLE ITEM
The Living Well Sustainable Marketplace is a two-day environmentally friendly event showcasing companies, agencies, and organizations in the Southeast that provide products, services, resources, and information for attendees to make more ecologically sustainable lifestyle choices.
The Music City Brawl Stars and Music City All Stars take on the South Central region's top team, the Kansas City Roller Warriors, in the first doubleheader of the season. The Nashville Rollergirls are coming off an undefeated home season, which makes them third in the division rankings and eighteenth in the nation.
Easter morning worship at 10:30 am with a sermon entitled "When God Surprises You at Easter." Bible Study at 9 am.
Sunday of the Resurrection Holy Eucharist services at 7 am, 8:30 am, and 11 am. Other Holy Week services include Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist with foot-washing and stripping of the altar at 6 pm. Good Friday services at 8:30 am and 12:15 pm.
Easter worship service at 11 am. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 am. On Thursday, April 21, Maundy Thursday meditiation service at 7 pm following dinner at 6 pm. After the service, stay for the film, Make Way for Tomorrow, part of the Lenten Film Series.
Easter Sunday's schedule includes services at 7 am and 10:30 am. Additional Holy Week services are Maundy Thursday service on April 21 at 7 pm and Good Friday services at noon and 7 pm on April 22.
Easter worship celebrations at 9 am and 11 am. Bible study classes at 10 am.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 10 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: UNION STATION HOTEL $39 ADUTLS, $15 CHILDREN 7-12
Enjoy an elegant prix fixe family-style Easter brunch. Plus, a special children's buffet and play area. Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny at noon in the hotel's lobby. Complimentary valet parking. Reservations recommended.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 11 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: HILTON NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN $34.95; CHILDREN 7-12 $10.95; 6 & AND UNDER: FREE
Lavish buffet with traditional favorites and springtime selections. Plus a special children's buffet and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Live music and complimentary valet parking. Reservations recommended.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: CAPITOL GRILLE AT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL $45.50 ADULTS, $25.50 AGES 12 AND UNDER
Brunch includes selections such as apple cider-sorghum glazed ham, an omelet station, and garlic-studded leg of lamb. Click here for the full menu. Complimentary valet parking. Reservations required.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 10 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: PUCKETT'S GRO. & RESTAURANT $19.95; 12 AND UNDER $9.95
Easter brunch buffet featuring ham, fried chicken, BBQ, hash brown casserole, egg and asparagus casserole, and much more! Drinks and dessert are not included in the price of the buffet.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 9:30 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: COPPER KETTLE CAFE & CATERING $24.95; $8.99 CHILDREN 6-10; FREE 5 AND UNDER
Enjoy a bountiful Easter brunch buffet featuring Eggs Benedict, shrimp & grits, baked Tuscan grouper, baked brie, southern style sushi, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, fresh fruit, muffins & fresh pastries, incredible desserts, and much more!
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: THE BRIDGE ENTERTAINMENT BISTRO $38.95; $15.95 AGES 6-12; 5 AND UNDER FREE
Bounteous Easter brunch buffet featuring seafood, omelet, and waffle stations, plus a Chef's carving station. Also, spring salads, cheeses, traditional breakfast items, desserts and much more. Complimentary valet parking. Reservations suggested.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: SAMBUCA $29.95 ADULTS; $9.95 AGES 10 AND UNDER
Delicious Easter brunch featuring prime rib, honey-glazed ham, pan-seared mahi-mahi, Belgian waffle station, made-to-order omelets, eggs Benedict, assorted pastries, desserts, fresh fruit and much more! $3 Bloody Marys and mimosas. Reservations suggested.
The Mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Karl F. Dean, will report on the state of Metro at this annual event.
Join Congressman Jim Cooper for a special screening of the award-winning short documentary, Nashville Rises by local filmmaker Zac Adams. The screening will be held in the library's auditorium. Reception at 4:30 pm, screening at 5 pm, and remarks by filmmaker Zac Adams and special guests at 5:30 pm.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 5:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: HOTEL INDIGO $25
A dining and shopping experience benefiting Park Center. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a Rejuvenate Signature Mojito while shopping. Retailers at this event include Alegria, The Hip Zipper, Sunglass Hut, Magnolia Spa Cosmetics & Gifts, Stella & Dot, and Seven Art. The ticket cost to this event is 100% tax deductible.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26
Join the fight against HIV/AIDS while celebrating food, friends and the community. On Tuesday, April 26, the following restaurants will donate 30% or more of your bill to Nashville Cares. Participating downtown restaurants include Sole Mio, 417 Union, B&C Market BBQ, Flyte World Dining & Wine, Provence at the Main Library, Urban Flats Flatbread & Wine Co., and Watermark. Reservations for dinner are suggested.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Transit Now Nashville's Transit Week Sunday, April 17 - Saturday, April 23
Iron Fork at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Wednesday, April 20
Kevin So & The Nash Browns at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, April 20
Mark Wills at Whiskey Bent Saloon Wednesday, April 20
Minnie Murphy at Sambuca Wednesday, April 20
Stanley Cup Playoffs Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, April 20
Opry Country Classics at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, April 21
Green Business Summit at Nashville Convention Center Thursday, April 21 - Friday, April 22
Bob Seger at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, April 21
Justin Moore at Wildhorse Saloon Thursday, April 21
Jake Leg Stompers at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, April 21
Laura Vida at Sambuca Thursday, April 21
Concert Bands Spring Concert at Hume Fogg Academic Magnet High School Thursday, April 21
Art & Music at Alfred Williams & Company Thursday, April 21
Living Well Sustainable Marketplace at Nashville Convention Center Friday, April 22 - Saturday, April 23
Travelin' Light with Ricky Ray, Bee Spears, and Richie Albright at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, April 22
Chris Weaver Band at Sambuca Friday, April 22
Nashville Rollergirls Home Opener at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, April 23
The WannaBeatles at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, April 23
Todd Sansom at Sambuca Saturday, April 23
Miss Jackie Wilson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, April 23
Life Change University at First Baptist Nashville Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at the Hilton at Hilton Nashville Downtown Sunday, April 24
Minnie Murphy at Sambuca Sunday, April 24
Film Screening: CMT’s 40 Greatest Women of Country Music at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at Union Station Hotel Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at Capitol Grille at The Hermitage Hotel Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at Copper Kettle Cafe & Catering Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at The Bridge Entertainment Bistro Sunday, April 24
Easter Brunch at Sambuca Sunday, April 24
Easter at First Baptist Nashville Sunday, April 24
Easter at Christ Church Cathedral Sunday, April 24
Easter at the Downtown Presbyterian Church Sunday, April 24
Easter at First Lutheran Church ELCA Sunday, April 24
Easter at McKendree United Methodist Church Sunday, April 24
Debbie Pascarella and Friends at Listening Room Cafe Monday, April 25
The Dean Martinis at Sambuca Monday, April 25
Introduction to Yoga at First Baptist Nashville Monday, April 25
Jimmy Hall & The Prisoners of Love at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, April 25
Pete Yorn at Wildhorse Saloon Tuesday, April 26
Lisa Shaffer Band and Jonathan Wells at Listening Room Cafe Tuesday, April 26
Dog & Pony at Sambuca Tuesday, April 26
Dining Out For Life Tuesday, April 26
Clay Evans' Writers' Round at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, April 26
48th Annual State of Metro Address at Hume Fogg Academic Magnet High School Tuesday, April 26
Rejuvenate! at Hotel Indigo Tuesday, April 26
Nashville Rises Documentary Screening at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, April 26
Jeff Beck at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, April 27
The Vibe Dials at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Wednesday, April 27
Kristina Kidd at Listening Room Cafe Wednesday, April 27
Ben Graves at Sambuca Wednesday, April 27
Taste of Spring 2011 at Nashville Farmers' Market Thursday, April 28
Opry Country Classics at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, April 28
El Movimiento at Listening Room Cafe Thursday, April 28
Meghan Shanley at Sambuca Thursday, April 28
Hume-Fogg and MLK Orchestra Concert at Hume Fogg Academic Magnet High School Thursday, April 28
The Springs at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Friday, April 29
The Diggy Band at Sambuca Friday, April 29
Country Music Marathon Post-Race Concert at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, April 30
Heath Haynes at Sambuca Saturday, April 30
Tom Jones at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, April 30
Miss Jackie Wilson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, April 30
Country Music Marathon Saturday, April 30
Life Change University at First Baptist Nashville Sunday, May 1
Introduction to Yoga at First Baptist Nashville Monday, May 2
Jimmy Hall & The Prisoners of Love at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, May 2
Clay Evans' Writers' Round at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, May 3
Map of Downtown Nashville
Do you ever need an easy-to-print and easy-to-read map of downtown Nashville and all of the attractions, venues, and amenities? Use this helpful map from our website. The PDF prints well in color or black and white.
Clean and Safe Request Form
If you notice something amiss while walking downtown, please let us know about it! Report graffiti that needs to be removed, public sidewalks that need pressure washing, weeds, trash and other unsightly items! Use this form to send a request directly to our Clean and Safe Team manager. NOTE: these services are only available in the CBID and the GBID (maps of these areas are provided on the form page).
Large groups and events that are downtown April 20 - May 4 include the Law Enforcement Executives Development Association (400, April 17 - 21), Living Well Events (10,000, April 22 - 23), Associated Pharmacies, Inc. (600, April 27 - May 1), Country Music Marathon (20,000, April 29 - May 1), and International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (500, May 3 - 6). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions/.