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Events This Week
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 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. Please note: road closure associated with this event. Deaderick Street (4th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North) will be closed from 10 am - 2:30 pm on the day of the event.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 10 AM - 9 PM; SUNDAY: 10 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: MUSIC CITY CENTER $10 ADULTS; $5 SENIORS & MILITARY; FREE KIDS 12 & UNDER
Buckle up! The Nashville International Auto Show returns Friday, November 3 - Sunday, November 5 to the Music City Center with more than 350 of the newest cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers on the market. Showgoers can check out high-end exotics from duPont Registry plus ultra-luxury cars and test drive 35 new vehicles all under one roof. Begin researching your next vehicle and bring the whole family along for an exciting day of fun.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS FREE
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Enjoy live music by Tramaine Arte Mis Music on the performance platform on 5th Avenue North. Also, live music by Dave Fenley, Dixie Jade, Adam Searan and Caligo in Fifth Third Plaza. Plus, visit a brand-new mural by Beau Stanton painted above Blush Boutique (144 5th Avenue North) as a part of Rivive! Nashville, a local initiative seeking to inspire greater stream stewardship through public art. See this month's gallery map. Two Gray Line Art Crawl Downtown Trolleys will provide complimentary shuttle service along the route from 6 pm - 10 pm. SPECIAL DISCOUNT: SP+ is offering an $8 rate to Art Crawl attendees at their 5th Avenue of the Arts Garage (147 5th Avenue North). Must purchase parking in advance. 1) Select the date of the crawl and the times. 2) Use promo code: ARTCRAWL. Please note: road closure associated with this event. The southbound lane on 5th Avenue North (Church Street to Union Street) will be closed beginning as early as 5 pm and ending as late as 9 pm on Saturday, November 4. Participating galleries in this month's crawl include:
21c Museum Hotel
221 2nd Avenue North. 615-610-6400. 24/7. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
5th Avenue of the Arts Community Corridor Exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame
222 5th Avenue South. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Andy Anh Ha Gallery
83 Arcade. 615-668-7598. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
The Arts Company
215 Avenue North. 615-254-2040. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
79 Arcade. 615-852-7009. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Blue Fig Editions
56 Arcade. 615-942-9844. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
64 Arcade. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Craig Brabson Fine Art Photography
64A Arcade. 615-308-7751. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Downtown Presbyterian Church's Browsing Room Gallery
154 5th Avenue North. 615-254-7584. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Erabellum Artisan Co-Op
61 & 63 Arcade. 615-601-1568. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Hatch Show Print's Haley Gallery
224 5th Avenue South. 615-577-7711. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
73 Arcade. 615-567-3702. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Mary Hong Gallery
414 Union Street. 615-423-0818. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Music City Shop
501 Broadway. 615-259-4747. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
58 Arcade. 615-495-1120. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
42 Arcade. 615-416-2537. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
64 Arcade. 615-977-6918. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 615-752-6030. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
66 Arcade. 615-498-3320. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
237 5th Avenue North. 615-255-7816. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
59 Arcade. 615-521-2632. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
75 Arcade. 954-274-0178. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Wolf and Crow Gallery
44 Arcade. 615-336-0001. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
69 Arcade. 615-527-7970. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Rivive! Nashville at Blush
144 5th Avenue North. 4:30 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Enjoy free samples from the world's largest pot of Smiley's fresh-picked turnip greens cooked up by Troy Smiley and country ham prepared by James Beard Award-winning chef Tandy Wilson of City House, a cooking demonstration (and more samples!) in the market kitchen by Loveless Cafe, a turnip greens eating contest and the very popular cornbread recipe contest. Plus, there will be smokin' blues from B.B. King's All-Star Band and whole hog BBQ and giant turkey legs cooked on-site by Smokin' Joe.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 10 AM - 4 PM
LOCATION: THE GULCH FREE
Crafty Bastards: Arts & Crafts Fair is a juried exhibit and sale of handmade goods from independent artists that originated 14 years ago in Washington, D.C. presented by the Nashville Scene’s sister publication, the Washington City Paper. Nashville Scene launched a version of the event in November 2014, integrating a curated selection of beer for sale along with handcrafted items, activities, entertainment and food truck fare. Crafty Bastards returns to Nashville in The Gulch neighborhood on Saturday, November 4 from 10 am - 4 pm at 1201 Laurel Street.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: BICENTENNIAL MALL $45
Wanderlust 108, the world’s only “mindful triathlon,” returns to Nashville on Saturday, November 4. Wanderlust’s signature triathlon, which is produced in partnership with Adidas, attracts thousands for a 5K run (or walk), an outdoor 90-minute yoga class and a guided meditation. Mindful triathletes will also enjoy music, artisanal vendors, local food and many surprises throughout the day.
Please note: downtown road closures associated with this event from 7:45 am - 9:30 am on Saturday, November 4:
- 6th Avenue North (Jefferson Street to Harrison Street)
- Harrison Street (7th Avenue North to 6th Avenue North)
- 7th Avenue North (Harrison Street to Jefferson Street)
- Junior Gilliam (5th Avenue North to 3rd Avenue North)
- 3rd Avenue North (Junior Gilliam to Stockyard Street)
- Music City Bikeway (2nd Avenue North to 5th Avenue North)
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 7 AM - 10 AM
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN YMCA $20 AT THE DOOR
Did you know that 84 million Americans are living with prediabetes and only 10% know it? Head to the Downtown YMCA on Monday, November 6 to help raise awareness for Diabetes Awareness Month. This event will include screenings for glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI, one-on-one consultations with a lifestyle coach, a group fitness class, tips, recipes and snacks from the YMCA's nutritionists and a day pass for the YMCA.
Author Colin Meloy is the author of the New York Times best-selling "Wildwood Chronicles" and is the singer-songwriter for the band The Decemberists. Illustrator Carson Ellis has illustrated a number of books for children, including the "Wildwood Chronicles," and is the author and illustrator of the picture books "Du Iz Tak?," a Caldecott Honor winner, and "Home." They will be discussing their new book, "The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid." Salon@615 is an ongoing partnership between the Nashville Public Library, the Nashville Public Library Foundation, Parnassus Books, Humanities Tennessee and Bookpage designed to nurture and celebrate the literary life of Nashville by presenting best-selling authors for talks and book signings.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA
Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will team up for the 10th time to host the 51st annual CMA Awards, country's most anticipated show of the year. Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw are just some of the names performing at this star-studded event. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Click here for a full list of road closures.
This is a new lunch program series at Spark: Lipscomb’s Idea Center's recently opened downtown location! Have lunch and enjoy networking and interesting conversation. The New to Nashville lunch series is an hourlong free lunch and conversation with leaders in Nashville about the history, trends and issues facing our city. The series continues on Wednesday, November 8 with a talk on the future of transportation in Nashville featuring Steve Bland, CEO of Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and John Schroer, Tennessee Department of Transportation commissioner.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Several road closures are planned throughout downtown for the 2017 CMA Awards, which is at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, November 8. This list is organized by the date the closures begin. The end date is different for each road and is indicated below. Most roads are closed for multiple days.
Saturday, November 4:
- One westbound lane on Demonbreun (5th Avenue South to 6th Avenue South) closed from midnight on Saturday, November 4 until 2 am on Thursday, November 9
- Cut out on 1st Avenue next to the train station closed from midnight on Saturday, November 4 until midnight on Wednesday, November 8
Sunday, November 5:
- 6th Avenue South (Broadway to Demonbreun) closed from 6 am on Sunday, November 5 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
- 5th Avenue South (Broadway to Demonbreun) closed from 6 am on Sunday, November 5 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
Monday, November 6:
- One eastbound lane on Broadway (1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue) closed from 4 am on Monday, November 6 until midnight on Wednesday, November 8
- 1st Avenue (Broadway to nearby alley) closed from 4 am on Monday, November 6 until midnight on Wednesday, November 8
- Southbound lane on 5th Avenue South (Demonbreun to Korean Veterans Boulevard) closed from 4 pm on Monday, November 6 until 4 pm on Thursday, November 9
Tuesday, November 7:
- Demonbreun (5th Avenue South to 6th Avenue South) closed from 6 am on Tuesday, November 7 until 2 am on Thursday, November 9
Wednesday, November 8:
- 6th Avenue South (Korean Veterans Boulevard to Demonbreun) closed from 6 am on Wednesday, November 8 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
- Demonbreun (4th Avenue South to 8th Avenue South) closed from 6 am on Wednesday, November 8 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
- 7th Avenue South (Demonbreun to Broadway) closed from 6 am on Wednesday, November 8 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
- McGavock Street (7th Avenue South to 8th Avenue South) closed from 6 am on Wednesday, November 8 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
- 5th Avenue South (Korean Veterans Boulevard to Demonbreun) closed from 6 am on Wednesday, November 8 until 6 am on Thursday, November 9
Thursday, November 9:
- Northbound lane on 4th Avenue next to Honky Tonk Central closed from 3 am until 9 am on Thursday, November 9