News & Information
New restaurant: Chauhan Ale & Masala House!
123 12th Avenue North. 615-779-3770. Chauhan Ale & Masala House features traditional Indian cuisine with a Southern twist to create a unique, modern dining experience. Plus, the restaurant serves its own Indian spice-infused microbrews, a wine and spirits list that covers all regions of the world and specialty cocktails. Hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 5 pm - 11 pm.
New retail store: Batch!
Nashville Farmers' Market. 900 Rosa L Parks Boulevard. 615-913-3912. Batch began as an online subscription service, mailing monthly gift boxes filled with hand-selected local goods. Now from their physical location inside the Nashville Farmers' Market, you can purchase artisanal products, select from specially curated and thematic box selections, or build your own Batch box. Hours of operation are Sunday - Monday, 11 am - 1 pm, Tuesday - Friday, 10 am - 2 pm and Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm.
Events This Week
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM AND 11:30 AM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE
Don't miss Wishing Chair Productions' rendition of the classic tale of "Cinderella." The puppet troupe puts its own spin on this timeless story with the use of handmade marionettes along with original music. This free, 30-minute show is presented every Friday and Saturday morning until Christmas, with the exception of Friday, November 28. Shows are typically presented at 9:30 am, 10:30 am and 11:30 am on each performance day. Click here for the library's official calendar.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: 10 AM - 9 PM; SUNDAY: 10 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTER $9 ADULTS; $5 CHILDREN 7-10; 6 & UNDER FREE
The Nashville International Auto Show will feature more than 250 of the latest cars, trucks, crossovers and more. Whether a car buff, just browsing or in the market for a new vehicle, showgoers are invited to check out the newest rides, experience the latest in-car technology and even test drive several new models on site. Plus, Sunday, November 23 is Family Day: children 12 and under are free when accompanied by one paying adult.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 5 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE
Due to popular demand, Night Market at the Nashville Farmers' Market will continue into November and December! Enjoy shopping, wine from the cash bar, live music, artisan booths, kids' activities and much more at this event held on the third Friday of the month. Market House restaurants and shops will be open. Vendors in the farm sheds will sell local produce, meat, cheese, plants and more. This event will feature a Thanksgiving theme.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 5 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: PARTY FOWL FREE
Enjoy Party Fowl's weekly concert series, Shakin' the Shack, presented every Wednesday evening from 5 pm - 8 pm. Country artist Grant Fisher hosts a changing lineup of various artists, songwriters and special guests each week. Plus, happy hour specials until 7 pm.
TO-GO ORDERS: THROUGH SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22; DINE-IN: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27
LOCATION: PUCKETT'S GRO. & RESTAURANT DINE-IN: $25.99 ADULTS; $12.99 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant is offering both take-out and dine-in options for Thanksgiving. The to-go menu includes roasted turkey, smoked or fried; slow-cooked smoked buffet ham; cherry-smoked pulled pork; and smoked racks of baby back ribs; as well as Southern-style sides and homemade pies and cobblers. Thanksgiving pick-up orders must be placed by Saturday, November 22. Click here for the complete to-go menu with pricing and an order form. Or, join Puckett's on Thanksgiving Day from 11 am - 4 pm for an all-you-can-eat, Southern-style buffet. Reservations recommended. Call 615-770-2772 or click here for reservations.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 10:30 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: HILTON NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN $46 ADULTS; $14 CHILDREN 7-12; 6 & UNDER FREE
A brunch buffet including an assortment of Thanksgiving classics such as roasted organic turkey, steamship of ham, prime rib, a seafood station, artisanal cheeses, assorted salads and autumn vegetables, freshly baked breads, breakfast options, a children's buffet, a variety of holiday desserts and more. Click here for the complete menu. Complimentary valet parking. Call 615-620-2178 for reservations.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 11 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: PRIME 108 $48 ADULTS; $15 CHILDREN 7-12; 6 & UNDER FREE
This family-style feast includes hickory smoked turkey, country sausage with cornbread and sage dressing, butternut squash bisque, fall crunch salad, caramelized pineapple-sweet potato casserole, yeast rolls with vanilla bean honey butter, an assortment of holiday desserts and more. Click here for the complete menu. Plus, enjoy live entertainment as you dine. Complimentary valet parking. Call 615-620-5665 for reservations.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: COMMERCE STREET GRILLE $34.95 ADULTS; $17.50 CHILDREN 6-12; 5 & UNDER FREE
A buffet featuring a roasted turkey carving station, smoked rib roast, pepper crusted pork loin with apple sage chutney, a variety of seasonal sides, a dessert spread, a children's buffet and more. Click here for the complete menu. Complimentary valet parking. Call 615-493-4050 for reservations.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1 PM - 6 PM
LOCATION: ADELE'S $38/PERSON
Enjoy celebrity chef Jonathon Waxman's take on Thanksgiving dinner with his signature blend of French and California cuisine. Menu items include pumpkin soup, warm wild mushroom salad with mountain ham, wood roasted turkey and turkey legs confit, and a variety of seasonal sides and desserts. Vegetarian main dish available. Click here for the complete menu. Call 615-988-9700 for reservations.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 3 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: THE PALM $55 ADULTS; $24 CHILDREN
Enjoy a three-course dinner menu featuring lobster bisque, slow-roasted hand carved turkey with choice of seasonal side, pumpkin pie with ginger spiced whipped cream and more. A la carte dinner menu also available. Click here for the complete menu. Call 615-742-7256 for reservations.
Thanksgiving Meal Information
If your downtown restaurant is serving a Thanksgiving meal and not included in the information above, please fill out this online form and we will feature the details in next week's newsletter.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Leon Russell with Riley Etheridge Jr. at City Winery Tuesday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 19
Belmont University Showcase at 12th & Porter Wednesday, November 19
Bo Brendle & Lauren Adelle at Nashville Street Tacos Wednesday, November 19
Phillip Phillips at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, November 19
Empires at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, November 19
WSM Live Broadcast with Ricky Skaggs & Friends at Station Inn Thursday, November 20
Pamela Ward at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Thursday, November 20
Andrew Velez at Tin Roof Broadway Thursday, November 20
Nathan Belt & The Buckles at Robert's Western World Thursday, November 20
Amber's Drive at The Listening Room Cafe Thursday, November 20
EOD Warrior Foundation Benefit at The Rutledge Thursday, November 20
Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, November 20 - Saturday, November 22
Welcome to Nashville Showcase at Silver Dollar Saloon Thursday, November 20
Performance: "Blue-Yellow-Red" at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, November 20
Brian Ashley Jones at Sambuca Thursday, November 20
Painting Class: Multimedia Abstract at Sips 'n Strokes Thursday, November 20
Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience at Mercy Lounge Thursday, November 20
Justin Townes Earle at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, November 20
Third Friday Art Conversation at 5th Avenue of the Arts Friday, November 21
An Evening with the Burrito Brothers at Acme Feed & Seed Friday, November 21
Jami Grooms at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, November 21 - Saturday, November 22
Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil at Cannery Ballroom Friday, November 21
Stacy Mitchhart Band at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, November 21
Discover DaVinci & Michelangelo Side-by-Side at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, November 21
Opry at the Ryman: Lori McKenna, Riders in the Sky, Bill Anderson and more at Ryman Auditorium Friday, November 21
The Black Lillies at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, November 21
Slipknot at Bridgestone Arena Friday, November 21
Music at the Frist: Grant Ferris at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, November 21
Jim Peterik Book Signing at Two Old Hippies Friday, November 21
Dusty Hundley at Barlines Friday, November 21
Lightning 100's Artist of the Week at 12th & Porter Friday, November 21
The Matte Gray Band at The Stage on Broadway Saturday, November 22
Vinyl Radio at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, November 22
Lewis Copeland at Tin Roof Broadway Saturday, November 22
Tara Tinsley at Nashville Street Tacos Saturday, November 22
The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Saturday, November 22
The Long Players perform Linda Ronstadt's "Heart Like a Wheel" at Mercy Lounge Saturday, November 22
Holiday Dance Party at Acme Feed & Seed Saturday, November 22
Justine Blazer at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, November 22
Riff Raff with Herobust at Anthem Saturday, November 22
Community Cinema: Evolution of a Criminal at Nashville Public Library Saturday, November 22
Opry at the Ryman: Riders in the Sky, Bill Anderson, Mike Snider and more at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, November 22
Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, November 22
College Football Saturdays at Pour House Nashville: Burgers, Bourbon and Brews Saturday, November 22
James and the Giant Peach at Nashville Children's Theatre Saturday, November 22
Friendly Fugitives at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville Saturday, November 22
From Hillbilly to Rockabilly: The Country Roots of Rock 'n' Roll at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, November 22
Streets of Laredo at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, November 22
Kallee Rhodes at Two Old Hippies Saturday, November 22
Robbie Fulks & Friends at Station Inn Saturday, November 22
Rhett Miller at City Winery Sunday, November 23
Peter Moon Band at Wildhorse Saloon Sunday, November 23 - Monday, November 24
Jazz in The Gulch at The Cave Sunday, November 23 - Wednesday, November 26
Jesse Cain at Silver Dollar Saloon Sunday, November 23
World Outreach Church "Give Thanks" at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, November 23
Tokens Show at Ryman Auditorium Sunday, November 23
The Dean Martinis at Sambuca Sunday, November 23
Elenowen at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, November 23
Painting Class: Heels and Pearls at Sips 'n Strokes Sunday, November 23
Les Richardson Band at Barlines Sunday, November 23
J. Curly Speegle at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Sunday, November 23
Drop-in Family Program: Musical Petting Zoo at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, November 23
Caravan for Kids Benefit Show with The Henningsens at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Monday, November 24
The Chris Mouch Band at Legends Corner Monday, November 24
Johnny Appleseed at Acme Feed & Seed Monday, November 24
Lucinda Williams at City Winery Monday, November 24 - Wednesday, November 26
Christmas 4 Kids: Charlie Daniels Band & Friends at Ryman Auditorium Monday, November 24
Music Production Workshop at Nashville Public Library Monday, November 24
Open Jam with Andy T & Nic Nixon at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, November 24
Painting Class: Snowman at Sips 'n Strokes Monday, November 24
Stephen Kelly Hunt at Second Fiddle Tuesday, November 25
Cirque du Soul at 3rd and Lindsley Tuesday, November 25
Opry at the Ryman: Del McCoury Band, Bill Anderson and more at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, November 25
Great Books Discussion Group at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, November 25
LookIn: A Christmas Story at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Tuesday, November 25
Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, November 25
Yoga at the Cumberland River Center at The Bridge Building Tuesday, November 25
Kill the Noise at Anthem Tuesday, November 25
The Doyle & Debbie Show at Station Inn Tuesday, November 25
Leland Williams at Bootleggers Inn Wednesday, November 26
Trapped Above Ground at Acme Feed & Seed Wednesday, November 26
Cort Carpenter at Second Fiddle Wednesday, November 26
Story Time at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, November 26
Michael McDaniel at Sambuca Wednesday, November 26
Matt Marinchick at National Underground Nashville Wednesday, November 26
Bekka Bramlett & The Kingsmen at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, November 26
Live Band Karaoke at Hard Rock Cafe Wednesday, November 26
Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, November 27
Music City Thanksgiving Day Run Thursday, November 27
Salons & Barber Shops
Looking for a hair stylist or barber? Look no further than downtown. Check out the ten barber shops and salons listed on our website. Some salons offer nail and spa services, too. Visit their websites or call for more information.
Map of Downtown
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 can be printed either in color or black and white.
Large groups and events (500+ attendees) that are downtown November 19 - December 3, 2014 include MacDon Industries Ltd. (1,300, November 19 - 23), Nashville International Auto Show (5,000, November 21 - 23), Challenge in Music City Basketball Tournament (5,000, November 28 - 30), Tennessee Law Institute (600, November 30 - December 2) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (4,500, December 3 - 10). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.