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VOL. 41 | NO. 37 | Friday, September 15, 2017

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2107 Governor’s Housing Conference. Politics vs. Policy – Seeing the Future of the Affordable Housing Industry Led by THDA Executive Director Ralph Perrey, the panel will dive right into the clash between politics, policy and economic reality. Panel includes: Diane Yentel, president and CEO, National Low Income Housing Coalition, Paul Weech, president and CEO, NeighborWorks® America, Garth Rieman, director of housing advocacy and strategic initiatives, National Council of State Housing Agencies, and Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communications, National Association of Realtors. Pre-registration required. Thursday-Friday. Music City Center, 201 5th Ave. South, Nashville. Information: TNGHC.com


Nashville Brew Festival

Annual event features 50 breweries, food trucks, lawn games and music. First Tennessee Park, 401 Jackson Street, Nashville. VIP: 7-11 p.m. General admission: 8-11 p.m. Advance tickets $40 for general admission and $60 for VIP.

SEPT. 22-24

African Street Festival

Featuring: music, art, entertainment, food, bike repair clinic and more than 100 vendors. Hadley Park, 1037 28th Avenue N. Free and open to public, free parking. Information: www.aacanashville.org


Annual Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run

The Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run is Tennessee’s oldest continuously running HIV/AIDS fundraiser. This year’s goal is to raise $200,000 to help end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Middle Tennessee. Early check-in, Friday, Sept. 22, Rhythm Running, 1513 Demonbreun Street, Nashville, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The event is a family-oriented team walk and timed 5K run that gathers participants from all parts of the community. Registration and the Community Expo start at 8:00am and the 5K Walk & Run start at 9:00 am with an awards ceremony following. There will be free HIV testing at the Community Expo. Information: NashvilleAIDSWalk.com

Nashville Zoo Heritage Music Festival

Honor the Zoo’s history with American style music on the front lawn of the Historic House and living history demonstrations. Enjoy the music of Farmer Jason, Celia & Eric, Farmer & Adele and Music City Doughboys. The kids’ stage will include music from Party Belles, Song for Kids by Jake and Mr. Steve Music.10 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: www.nashvillezoo.org/upcoming-events/entry/heritage-music-fest

SEPT. 23-24

Pilgrimage Festival

A two-day music and cultural festival at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin. Justin Timberlake is one of the 2017 headliners. In addition, Eddie Vedder, Ryan Adams, The Avett Brothers, Mavis Staples, Gary Clark Jr, Walk the Moon, Fitz and The Tantrums, Shovels & Rope and many more. Two-day general admission $225 + taxes and fees. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Information: http://pilgrimagefestival.com


Wills For Heroes workshop

Heritage Law Group, PLLC will host the Sumner County Wills For Heroes workshop in Gallatin for all Law Enforcement Personnel, Firefighters, and EMS First Responders of Sumner County. The workshop provides essential legal documents to first responder heroes in Sumner County, with all fees waived. Legal documents include wills, living wills, and powers of attorney. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Sumner County Training Center, 1570 Cairo Road, Gallatin. It is open to all Law Enforcement Personnel, Firefighters, and EMS First Responders of Sumner County only. Complimentary food and beverage, live entertainment by the band, Double Take. Information: www.heritagelawtn.com


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking each Tuesday at various restaurants in the area. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Starr Ranch, 203 North Water Avenue. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000