News & Information
Please Note: Road Closures!
Nashville Metro Water Services began working at the intersection of Broadway and 8th last night, and will work from 6:30 pm until 6 am daily through Thursday, January 6. Traffic on Broadway will be reduced to two lanes inbound and two lanes outbound. There will be no through traffic while crews are working. Southbound traffic on 8th must turn left or right on Broadway. Northbound traffic on 8th will have to turn at McGavock Street.
Events This Week
THURSDAY, JANUARY 6 - SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 7 PM ON THURSDAY, 8 PM ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $39 - $109
Guest conductor Nicholas McGegan returns for a program devoted to three of classical music’s foremost composers.
Mendelssohn - Overture to Die schöne Melusina [The Fair Melusina], Op. 32
Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 22 in E-flat major, K. 482
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60
THURSDAY, JANUARY 6 - SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 2 PM - 10 PM ON THURSDAY, 12 PM - 10 PM ON FRIDAY, 10 AM - 10 PM ON SATURDAY, 11 AM - 5 PM ON SUNDAY
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER $8
Shop for boats, fishing tackle, fishing lodges, charter companies and resorts, and marine accessories and services. Many boats including large yachts, houseboats, and fishing boats will be on display. With great seminars and activities for kids too, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Kids under 15, and anyone with an active military ID, enter free.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 6 PM - 9 PM
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Free shuttles provide transportation among the galleries from 6 pm to 10 pm. See this month's shuttle map and gallery listing (updated the week of the crawl). Participating galleries include:
Animal Art Photography
59 Arcade. 815-4346. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
57 Arcade. 931-446-2337. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Arts Company
215 5th Avenue North. 254-2040. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
56 Arcade. 397-2347. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
79 Arcade. 554-1340. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
115 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. 251-8997. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Ha Factory
238 5th Avenue North. 718-930-3905. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
LeQuire Gallery Annex
64A Arcade. 298-4611. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
The Lost Boys Center & Gallery
535 4th Avenue South. 256-8302. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information. Free parking and on the shuttle route.
44 Arcade. 522-8908. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
42 Arcade. 416-2537. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Ronell & Co.
83 Arcade. 776-7868. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 752-6030. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
301 Union Street, 2nd Floor. 594-0208. 6 - 10 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
69 Arcade. 479-5133. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Tennessee Art League
808 Broadway. 736-5000. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
237 5th Avenue North. 255-7816. 6 - 9 pm. Click here for exhibit information.
Twist Art Gallery
73 Arcade. 888-535-5286. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
In addition, restaurants and retailers along 5th Avenue and in the Arcade will be open for the Art Crawl including House of Pizza from 11 am - 9:30 pm, The Painted Cupcake from 10 am - 10 pm, The Shoe Boutique & Accessories from 6 - 9 pm, and Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant with live music.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 10 AM - 11 AM
LOCATION: ROCKETOWN FREE
Diamond Rio’s Jimmy Olander will host this year’s Team Rio Running and Walking for Big Brothers Big Sisters Kick-Off meeting. This information session will provide details on the training schedule for the Country Music Marathon, a question and answer session, and an introduction to the coaches, band members and mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
An evening event supporting The Contributor, Nashville's street newspaper. There will be food, vendor awards, and photography taken by newspaper vendors with disposable cameras. Photography will be on sale, benefiting the newspaper. Entertainment for the night will feature Julie Lee & Friends, Robby Hecht & Lex Price, Elizabeth Foster, Nathan Steven Phillips, Odessa Jorgensen, Angel Snow, Jason Goforth, Sarah Masen Dark, Steve Masen & Friends, Harvey Gerrard, Anita Smith, Sierra Hull & Friends, and Dave Perkins. Donations for The Contributor will also be accepted.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $33 - $263
It's a Super Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena, and the Predators are dedicating the game to their fans. A pair of upper level tickets are $42 and a pair of lower level tickets are $92.
During the month of January only, new clients may purchase a 36-session personal training package at the 2010 rate. Beginning January 1, personal training rates increased. Sign up now to take advantage of this Downtown Discount! Call 615-330-3107 for more information.
Free non-impact cardio classes at 8 am on Saturdays, beginning January 8. This class is designed for beginners or others who prefer a milder exercise routine. Click here to register online.