2020 Events for Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

 


Click HERE to tell us what you love about working downtown to be entered into daily contests for gift cards, merchandise, experiences and more! Is there a favorite restaurant you miss? What about the energy of the workday environment? Perhaps it is being able to run errands on your lunch break. We’re all ears! 

Select to view by day: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Keep checking in each morning for links to virtual activities, special surprises & giveaways! More to be announced so keep your eyes peeled!

Links will be added at the times listed and remain online and available to view for two weeks so you don’t miss anything.

September 14

MIXOLOGY MONDAY

From mixed specialty coffee drinks to curated workday music mixes to a craft mixology class, we are kicking off the workweek by mixing it up! Lunch on us, anyone?
 

Downtown Workday Music Mix

All day, All week.

Click HERE to enjoy a “Listen While You Work” playlist brought to you compliments of Pandora and SiriusXM.  Both businesses are proud to have offices in Downtown Nashville!  Check out www.pandora.com and www.siriusxm.com for more information.

 

Complimentary Coffee at Frothy Monkey Downtown

235 5th Avenue North
8 am - 10 am

Click HERE to place your order online between 8 and 10 am for a complimentary coffee! Choose 'Downtown Employee Appreciation Coffee' and add it to your cart. At checkout, enter the code ENJOY. Stop by the front of the store to pick up your complimentary brew! We'll pick up the tab.

 

How to make a Hummingbird Latte from Frothy Monkey

10 am (Virtual)

Click HERE to join barista Julia at Frothy Monkey as she shows us how to make the specialty beverage the "Hummingbird Latte," inspired by Southern Living Magazine's most popular recipe, the Hummingbird cake.

 

"Downtown Dollars" Lunchtime Giveaway

12 noon

Make sure to click HERE and tell us what you love or miss about working downtown to be eligible to win Downtown Dollars, a preloaded e-card that you can use at over 100 downtown merchants! Random drawings will be held daily.

MONDAY WINNERS: 

Stephen West

Dale Lynch

Tashonda Burton

Kyra Fry

Michelle Bossle


A Mixology Experience with Liquor Lab - At Home!

5:30 pm (Virtual)  - Mixology Experience available by clicking HERE and scrolling to the bottom of the page!

Think of it as a cooking class, but solely for specialty sips. Learn about recipe history and preparation and participate in a step-by-step instructional lesson from a professional mixologist! Non-alcoholic options available. The first 200 downtown employees to sign-up will receive a complimentary kit in the mail. Others can use the discount code DOWNTOWN to get $5 off their kit. Sign-up by September 8th to receive your kit in the mail in time!

NOTE: In the event that you are behind on getting your discounted kit, the Mixology Experience will remain live on our website for two weeks, compliments of Liquor Lab!

 


September 15 

TAKEOUT TUESDAY

Support downtown merchants by ordering take-out today! Ten lucky winners who respond to the “what do you love about working downtown” will receive “Downtown Dollars” e-cards (worth $25) to use at participating merchants. PLUS! The annual Farmers' Market Produce Giveaway (pre-registration required) with recipes, a special guest chef, and information on eating seasonally.
 

Fresh and Local from the Nashville Farmers' Market! (Registration Full)

900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd (OUTSIDE in the Farm Shed)
11:00 am - 1 pm*

Because we know it is a downtown employee favorite, we will still offer the Nashville Farmers' Market event! Downtown employees can receive a complimentary bag of produce* in a socially distanced environment. Once you grab your bag, get a take-out meal from one of the 16 restaurants in the Market House.

Downtown employees must register to be eligible for a bag of produce. Please be prepared to show your business card or work ID during pick-up. While supplies last.* One bag per person! No exceptions.
 

  
 

Sweet Treat Takeout from Goo Goo Shop and Dessert Bar

116 3rd Avenue South
12 noon - 2 pm

Stop by the Goo Goo Shop and Dessert Bar between 12 noon and 2 pm to pick up a complimentary Goo Goo Cluster. (1.5 or 1.75 oz) Must show your work ID or business card. Enjoy a 25% discount on purchases made the same day!

 

Seasonal Produce Lesson with Chef Laura

4:00 pm (Virtual) Link to Video HERE

Join Nashville Farmers' Market alumni Chef Laura Rodriguez for an unboxing and recipes using the seasonal produce you picked up at the market! Didn't get by the market today? Watch anyway and add new recipes to your book! Be sure to tag @downtown_nashville and @cheflaurarodriguez while you're showing off your cooking skills!

EXCLUSIVE RECIPES

Cream of Green Bean Soup

Chicken + Veg Sheet Pan Meal

Mexican Stuffed Zucchini

Garlicky Mashed Sweet Potatoes

 


September 16

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

We’re bringing you tons of resources on taking care of what’s most important – you! Wellness tips, a salon giveaway, a spa giveaway, and exclusive content from downtown’s best juiceries await! All this and a bag of chips (lunch) giveaway to keep you feeling your best.
 

How to make the Green Machine Smoothie, direct from The Urban Juicer!

10 am 

Ever wonder how The Urban Juicer makes its fan favorite "Green Machine" smoothie? Check it out HERE! Drop by the store in the Arcade this week and receive 50% off of the Green Machine by saying the word DETOX!

ADDED EAW BONUS DRINKS!

The Dreamsicle

The Bee Green

The Raspberry Buzz



 

"Downtown Dollars" Lunchtime Giveaway

12 noon

Make sure to click HERE and tell us what you love or miss about working downtown to be eligible to win Downtown Dollars, a preloaded e-card that you can use at over 100 downtown merchants! Random drawings will be held daily.

 

Supporting Your Immune System, Courtesy of Kwench  

3:00 pm (Virtual) HERE

Owner of Kwench Nashville, Tara Mitchner, takes us through specialty ingredients aimed at keeping you in tip-top shape.

 

DryBar Nashville Gift Card Giveaway

Head over to Instagram Wednesday afternoon to enter to win!

5 pm


September 17

THRIVE THURSDAY

The last few months away from downtown have us feeling like taking a little time to better ourselves. We’ve got a morning meditation session, a special peek at Dabble Studio classes, lunch giveaways AGAIN?!, and ANOTHER?! (retail therapy) giveaway on deck.

 

Morning Meditation - Are You Ready to Truly Thrive?

8 am HERE

If you are new to meditating or terrified at the idea of sitting quietly with your thoughts, this relaxing and supportive training session is for you. Join us with seasoned performance coach, Ben Dulaney, as he guides us with simple proven practices to empower yourself to create a day of freedom, passion, and inspiration and to learn to not just "make it" through another day but to thrive today, tomorrow, and every day. An exclusive 5-week course will follow for those interested. Use the QR code below to learn more. 

 

      

 

"Downtown Dollars" Lunchtime Giveaway

12 noon

Make sure to click HERE and tell us what you love or miss about working downtown to be eligible to win Downtown Dollars, a preloaded e-card that you can use at over 100 downtown merchants! Random drawings will be held daily.

 

Did Someone Say Retail Therapy?

2 pm (virtual) HERE

Yes, there is such a thing as retail therapy. If you haven't been downtown in awhile, we thought it would be fun you to see the latest fall fashions from BLUSH NASHVILLE.

 

Bubblery Nashville Gift Box Giveaway

3 pm  (make sure to keep your eyes on our social accounts Thursday afternoon!)

Four themed gift boxes full of pampering products will be given away on our social media channels at 3 pm! Make sure you follow us on Facebook or Instagram in order to be eligible to win! Check out all the goodies that will be in the box HERE.

 


Friday, September 18

FIT FRIDAY

#DowntownFromHome doesn’t mean totally skipping the gym, it means working out in your PJs! 3 virtual fitness classes throughout the day just mean that lunch giveaway you end up spending on hot chicken doesn’t ruin all your hard work. BRB, gotta go find our resistance bands…
 

Morning Session courtesy of Barre3

 

8 am (Virtual) HERE!

 

 

 

"Downtown Dollars" Lunchtime Giveaway

12 noon

Make sure to click HERE and tell us what you love or miss about working downtown to be eligible to win Downtown Dollars, a preloaded e-card that you can use at over 100 downtown merchants! Random drawings will be held daily.

 

Barry's Bootcamp Midday Fitness Break

12 noon (Virtual) link coming soon!

Today, you can take your favorite Barry's workout class at home! The first 300 people to sign up will get to participate in a 35 minute bodyweight workout. Sign up HERE. The link will be available for two weeks even if you are unable to register the first time.

 

 


 DOWNTOWN EMPLOYEE PRIVILEGES 
In order to take advantage of these perks, please be ready to show your work ID, business card, or provide a work email and place of business, where applicable.
Offers are good Monday, September 14 - Friday, September 18 unless otherwise specified.




 

 


 

 
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