News & Information
New restaurant: Little Fib!
Renaissance Nashville Hotel. 611 Commerce Street. 615-493-4050. This new restaurant at the Renaissance serves up American-retro cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday.
New restaurant: Cafe Intermezzo!
The SoBro. 205 Demonbreun Street. 615-346-9507. This restaurant embodies the essence of a 300-year old European coffeehouse and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week.
New fitness option: Tylt Cycle!
139 12th Avenue North. 615-902-3181. This new cycle studio is open every day with a variety of hours. Check out their class schedule online.
Events This Week
Nashville House Concerts is a music variety show at the historic War Memorial Auditorium. This unique experience is hosted each month by Sirius XM radio personality Storme Warren, which features a diverse blend of talent from chart-topping artists, music legends, rising stars, accomplished songwriters, and more. Every show includes musical performances, imaginative interviews and unpredictable fun. Performers on Thursday, November 1 include Brandon Stansell, Trea Landon, Jackie Lee, and Dillon Carmichael. Nashville House Concerts take place on the first Thursday of each month through June 2019.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 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 every Thursday! The trucks serve lunch from 11 am to 2 pm. The food truck line-up is usually posted here. Please note: road closure associated with this event. Deaderick Street (from 4th Avenue to 5th Avenue) will be closed from 10 am - 2:30 pm on the day of the event.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: WELLSPIRE $75
Join Sister Cities of Nashville for their tenth annual internationally-themed dinner reception and silent auction. Authentic international fare and unique silent auction items will be available from around the world. Sister Cities is offering free onsite parking as well as discounted Lyft rides. Click here for details.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 12:30 PM - 2 PM
LOCATION: L.A. JACKSON $80
Parnassus Books and L.A. Jackson will present an exclusive luncheon with bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver, in conversation with Ann Patchett. Tickets include a gourmet plated lunch prepared by Nathan Duensing, the executive chef of the Thompson Hotel, dessert by award-winning pastry chef Lisa White, an autographed first edition of Unsheltered, and an afternoon of intimate literary conversation and fellowship.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 7:30 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: NISSAN STADIUM FREE
Each year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society holds its Light the Night Walk to pay tribute and bring hope to people battling cancer in communities throughout the United States and Canada. The thousands of participants carry illuminated lanterns and raise funds for patient services and research for better therapies and cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. This year, Nashville will hold its 16th annual Light the Night Walk, which is 2 miles. There is no registration fee; however, all walkers need to register for the event in order to receive an illuminated lantern. The event features local mascots, food, music, a powerful survivor ceremony, a peaceful and emotional remembrance pavilion, a VIP tent, a kids' zone, activities for all ages and a grand finale fireworks show! Walk participants can go at a leisurely pace, easily completing the walk in less than an hour. This event will take place in Nissan Stadium Lot R; free parking is available in Lots A, B Cand D. Plus, head to War Memorial Auditorium after the walk for Light the Late Night hosted by Charles Esten.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, WALK BEGINS: 8 AM
LOCATION: NISSAN STADIUM FREE
Join the fight against breast cancer in this 3 - 5 mile, non-competitive fundraising walk benefiting the American Cancer Society. This walk honors and celebrates breast cancer survivors and supports the organization’s mission to save lives by finding cures and fighting back against the disease.
Please note: road closures associated with this event on Saturday, November 3:
- South 2nd Street (Woodland Street to Shelby Avenue) will be closed from 5 am - 11 am
- Russell Street (South 2nd Street to South 1st Street) will be closed from 7:30 am - 10:15 am
- Woodland Street (South 2nd Street to 1st Avenue North/Union) will be closed from 7:30 am - 10:05 am
- Union Street (Woodland Street/1st Avenue North to Capitol Boulevard) will be closed from 7:30 am - 9 am
- Capitol Boulevard (Union Street to Church Street) will be closed from 7:30 am - 9:10 am
- Church Street (Capitol Boulevard to Rosa L Parks/James Robertson Parkway) will be closed from 7:30 am - 9:20 am
- Westbound lanes of James Robertson Partkway (Church Street to Gay Street) will be closed from 7:30 am - 9:40 am
- Gay Street (James Robertson Parkway to 1st Avenue North) will be closed from 7:30 am - 9:50 am
- 1st Avenue North (Gay Street/Church Street to Union Street) will be closed from 7:30 am - 10 am
- South 1st Street (Woodland Street to Russell Street) will be closed from 7:30 am - 10:10 am
Bring the whole family to see the world’s largest pot of turnip greens (with samples!) and enjoy smoked BBQ from Smokin’ Joe, a cornbread cook-off, and music by the BB King’s All-Star Band (10 am - 4 pm). A cooking demo will be held at 11 am, the cornbread cook-off begins at 1 pm, and there will be story time in the Book Barn. This event is sponsored by Smiley’s Farm.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS FREE
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month at the FirstBank First Saturday Art Crawl. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. See this month's gallery map. Enjoy live music by Nashville Jazz Workshop. Participate at the Plaza Live Art Station and make some art. Get your photo made at the International Black Film Festival's photo booth. National Museum of African American Music artist Christian Green will be making live art. Plus, Parnassus' book mobile, Peggy, will be parked on 5th. Two Gray Line Art Crawl Downtown Trolleys will provide complimentary shuttle service along the route from 6 pm - 10 pm. You can purchase parking in advance here. Volunteers are needed for this month's crawl, sign up here if you are interested.
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 3 pm and ending as late as 10 pm on Saturday, October 6.
Participating galleries and points of interest on this month's crawl include:
21c Museum Hotel
221 2nd Avenue North. 615-610-6400. 24/7. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
2nd Avenue Art Wall
185 2nd Avenue North. 24/7. Free.
The Alley Running Perpendicular to 21c
Featuring "Taking Flight" by Herb Williams. 24/7. 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.
Building Number 9
57 Arcade. 615-983-0400. 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.
69 & 73 Arcade. 913-368-8834. 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.
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.
Rogue Gallery 77
77 Arcade. 615-424-8932. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 615-752-6030. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Studio 208
208 3rd Avenue North. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
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.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: FIRST TENNESSEE PARK $40
Nashville brunch lovers unite! Bacon, Eggs & Kegs is the perfect celebration for brunch fanatics, local brew lovers and Bloody Mary enthusiasts. This event will feature local beers and ciders, 30-foot Bloody Mary bars, boozy root beer floats, mimosas and more. Pair all your favorite boozy brunch drinks with Nashville's hottest restaurants, chefs and food trucks serving up dishes like loaded biscuits & gravy, jalapeño cheddar grits, carnita mac & cheese and more mouthwatering eats. The day wouldn't be complete without lifesize Yahtzee,giant Connect Four, inflatable Hungry Hungry Hippos and live music.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 8 AM
LOCATION: 505 APARTMENTS
The American Lung Association is the leading organization dedicated to saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. They will be hosting the next Fight for Air Climb on Saturday, November 3 at the 505 Building. This unique and signature competitive stair climb challenges you to complete the 45 floors of the building, all 862 steps. Through the climb, you will support its mission to fight to end lung disease and to climb for those who cannot. All of the proceeds support its local Nashville programs that assist with smoking cessation, asthma education, pulmonary research grants and local lung disease support.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 10 AM - 4 PM
LOCATION: THE GULCH FREE
Nashville Scene's Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of handmade goods from more than 100 local and traveling artists who have been selected by a jury, set up for primetime holiday shopping. This event will be held at the intersection of 12th Avenue South and Laurel Street.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $69 - $299
The Nashville Predators will take on the Boston Bruins on Saturday, November 3 at 7 pm.
OSHi Floral Design will be filled with blooming oncidium hybrids, miltonia, cattleya, vanda, ascanda, paphiopedilum and phalaenopsis orchids from the mountains of North Carolina. Experts in Orchid Cultivation will be in attendance to discuss how to maintain your orchid. Plus, enjoy wine and cheese and save 20% on orchids the night of the event.
Featuring Kathy Thibodeaux as the Snow Queen, and inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen classic, The Return of Snow Queen dips into the beauty of storytelling through the art of dance. The audience is taken on a journey with a young girl who fearlessly faces the fury of the Snow Queen with boldness, bravery and love. This fast moving production stands strong on the cast of 75 professional dancers, enhanced by powerful choreography, creative costuming and bigger-than-life sets and scenery.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: SUNDA $45
Learn the ancient art of sushi at Sunda's Sushi Rolling Class. Try your hand at making using seaweed wraps, sticky rice, spicy tuna and more. Their award-winning chef team provides personal instruction on the delicate creation of this traditional dish.
The Turnip Truck Open House event will feature a Black Abbey beer and cheese Pairing, Diskin Cider Sampling, cheese board pairings, Jeni's Ice Cream holiday flavor, live music by Nashville School of the Arts, and more. Click here for their full list of events.