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VOL. 41 | NO. 41 | Friday, October 13, 2017

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Cheatham County After-Hours Social. A casual Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce networking event held for business professionals of the county. There will be refreshments, light appetizers and door prizes. Thursday, 5:30-7 p.m., Frontier Basement Systems, 5150 Highway 41A, Joelton. Information: www.cheathamchamber.org/


Street Food Thursday

Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North.


Night Market

Night market at Nashville Farmers Market features shopping with local makers, activities for families, live music, seasonal adult beverages and food options from restaurants and food trucks. 5-8 p.m.


Free Day of Music at Schermerhorn

Over 20 Performances of classical, country, rock and jazz on four stages. Fun for the entire family. Doors open 10:30 a.m. Music 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Kids Zone in East Lobby featuring our Instrument Petting Zoo, crafts and more. Information: https://www.nashvillesymphony.org/tickets/concert/free-day-of-music-2017


Haunted Museum

Tennessee State Museum’s annual ghost story festival, Haunted Museum. Children can listen to historic ghost stories and receive prizes as they follow along the ghost trail. Wear your costume. Refreshments served. Free event. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tennessee State Museum, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville. Parking is free at the state employee lots to the west of the capitol. Information: http://www.tnmuseum.org/

Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival

This annual event features an extensive list of breweries, with wines, food vendors and live entertainment. The non-profit festival raises funds for local organizations in the hermitage and Donelson communities. Two Rivers Mansion, 3130 McGavock Pike. Fee: $35 for on-line prior to event, $45 onsite. $15 for designated driver. Noon- 5 p.m. Information: www.tennesseebeerandwinefestival.com


Women In Business Luncheon

Topic: Learn to lead using the most powerful performance enhancer known to mankind. Guest speaker Amanda Blanck, Managing Partner, Deviate, will show the primary tool behind every major success. Brentwood United Methodist, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: $30 Business Partner, $50 Guest. Registration requires. Information: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com/events/details/women-in-business-luncheon-354446

Business After Hours

Grab a drink and connect with fellow Chamber members after work at our next Business After Hours at Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery. Join us in the distillery’s Oak Room to enjoy a taste of Nelson’s bourbon, chat with new businesses and devour delicious hors d’oeuvres from your favorite restaurants around town. Come as an individual or purchase a display table to endorse your business. Table space is limited - register early. Cost: Chamber member-$30, Future member-$55, Display table-$250 (includes admission for 4, a 6’ table and additional promotion among attendees). Pre-registration is required. Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery, 1414 Clinton Street. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Information: http://web.nashvillechamber.com/events


Nonprofit Mixer

Come and go, come and stay – get to know local Williamson County nonprofits as we officially kickoff our CNM/Williamson, Inc. Partnership. Swankys Taco Shop, 1175 Meridian Blvd Suite 106. Fee: Free. 3:30-5 p.m.


Black Business Mixer

You’re invited to an exclusive networking mixer hosted by Williamson, Inc., the chamber of commerce and office of economic development in Williamson County. Let’s chat about how the Williamson Chamber can work for you and engage with more than 40 black-owned businesses in the area. Light refreshments. Free. Williamson Inc. Office, 5005 Meridian Blvd., Suite 150. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Register by Oct. 24. Information: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com/events/details/black-business-mixer-355557

Salon @ 615

Billy Collins will discuss “The Rain in Portugal”, his latest volume of poetry. 6:15 p.m. Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Ave. Fee: $18, includes copy of book. Information: https://events.library.nashville.org. Additional opportunities include:

-- Thur. Oct. 26: Billy Collins will discuss “The Rain in Portugal”, his latest volume of poetry. 6:15 p.m. Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Ave. Fee: $18, includes copy of book.

-- Fri. Nov. 3: Tamora Pierce will discuss her new book, “Tortall: A Spy’s Guide”, with one of the book’s co-authors, Julie Holderman. Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, #14. . Free event. 6:15 p.m.

-- Mon. Nov. 6: Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis discuss, “The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid.” Main Library, 6:15 p.m.

-- Sat. Nov. 11: Elizabeth Gilbert discusses her new book, “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.” Montgomery Bell Academy, 10 a.m. Free. Tickets available Oct. 2. Note: There will be no signing line at this event.

-- Tues. Nov. 14: Special Edition with Dan Rather. Rather will discuss his new book, “What Unites Us.” 6:15 p.m., War Memorial Auditorium, 301 6th Ave. North. Fee: $31.50, includes copy of the book.

OCT. 27-28

Tennessee History Trail

This unique timeline program spans three hundred years of Tennessee history. Heritage interpreters and historian provide perspectives into the lives of everyday people from the past. Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Ziegler’s Fort Road, Gallatin. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee: $4; children under 10, free. Information: 452-3706

OCT. 28-29

Art for Inspiration Fine Art Show and Sale

Free event with live music and original art. More than 30 artists will showcase their work. St. Matthews Church and School, 535 Sneed Road, West, Franklin. Saturday 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: www.stmatthewtn.org