Elder Law and Planning Information. A panel discussion on topics of importance to those making plans for their parents or themselves will be led by Barbara Moss, Elder Law of Nashville, Kerry Morris, Certified Financial Planner and Tim Henderson, Medical expert. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., 4525 Harding Pike, #200, Nashville. Information: 852-5602


Granny’s White’s Tavern and Other Neighborhood Folklore

The City of Forest Hills’ Cultural and Natural Resources Committee is hosting a lecture series to educate and entertain community residents about local history. Local historian, Jim Kay will be guest speaker and will share many stories of Granny White and her tavern. Free and open to the public. Registration is not required but encouraged. 5:30 p.m. Forest Hills City Hall, 6300 Hillsboro Pike. Information: http://cityofforesthills.com/cnr_committee.html

YP Nashville Leadership Series

YP Nashville is a partnership between the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and young professional organizations working to engage, connect and empower young professionals to actively shape the future of the Nashville region. Keynote speaker: Rob Touchstone, Co-founder and Chief Mission Officer of The Well. The session is centered on the topic of Social Entrepreneurship. 7:30-11 a.m. Fee: $45. Lipscomb University, Spark Downtown Nashville, 147 Fourth Avenue North. Registration required. Information: www.nashvillechamber.com

Nashville Chamber Member Orientation

An opportunity to learn how your business plays a role in the Chamber’s mission of creating regional economic prosperity. Lunch provided. Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 100. 11:30 a.m. registration, 11:50 a.m. program. Fee: complimentary to new Chamber members. Deadline to register, Oct. 30. 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. Information: http://cmdev.williamsonchamber.com/events/details/nonprotfit-mixer


Hendersonville Honey Soiree

This unique experience will benefit the Monthaven Arts and Cultural mission, vision and the future home of the Bees, Bugs & Butterfly Atrium. Monthaven Mansion, 1017 Antebellum Circle, Hendersonville. $50 per person. 6-8 p.m. Information and RSVP: 559-7035.

NOV. 3-5

Nashville International Auto Show

View the newest cars, trucks, SUV’s, and crossovers on the market. Check out high-end exotics from duPont plus ultra-luxury cars or test drive as many as 35 new vehicles. Music City Center. Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults (12+), $5 for seniors (62+) and military with any DOD ID. Advanced tickets purchased on line save $1. Information: www.autoshownashville.com

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thousands of books, audio books, CD’s and DVD’s available from 50-cents to $5 each. 1314 Columbia Avenue, Franklin. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m. for the $5 a bag sale. Thursday only will be a members-only preview sale, 5-7 p.m. Information: http://wcpltn.org


Ladies Extravaganza and Shopping Feztival

Craft vendors, jewelry makers, skin care and soap vendors, handbags and clothing are just a few of the things that can be found at the annual Shriner ladies event. Al Menah Shrine Center, 1354 Brick Church Pike, Nashville. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds to benefit programs for children. Fee: free and free parking. Information: www.nashvilleladiesfeztival.com

Sweet Taste of Beekeeping

An overview demonstration on beekeeping will be taught by Jay Williams of Williams Honey Farm. Monthaven Mansion, 1017 Antebellum Circle, Hendersonville. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 559-7035

First Saturday Art Crawl

Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings, presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork. The galleries offer rare opportunities to view diverse exhibitions featuring every genre of art. Admission: Free. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Information: http://www.nashvilledowntown.com/play/first-saturday-art-crawl


Hendersonville Veterans Parade

Celebrate Veterans from all conflicts by coming out to see the Hendersonville, TN Veterans Day Parade along Main St. from the park to Executive Pk. Dr. 2 p.m.

Jazz on the Move Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

The program features a lecture and a musical performance. Vocalist Sandra Dudley will be joined by Lori Mechem on piano, bassist Roger Spencer and drummer Derrek Phillips. Downtown Library Auditorium, 615 Church Street. Free and open to the public. 3 p.m. Information: www.nashvillejazz.org


Real Estate Investors Network

Deals, Deals, Deals Focus Group.: Learn where investors find and sell deals, as well as the mechanics of various deals. 6:20 p.m., REIN Center, 4525 Harding Rd, Suite 200, Nashville. Fee: Members free. Nonmembers, $25. Prepay required. Information, registration: reintn.org/calendar.

Additional opportunity:

Monday, Nov. 13: Landlording Focus Group. Discussion on management, marketing and repairs. Learn from seasoned landlords. 5:30- 6:30 p.m. Main Event: Topic TBA. 7-8:45 p.m. West End Community Church Classroom Building, 3rd & 4th floor, 235 White Bridge Pike, Nashville. Fee: Members free, Guest $25 single, $40 couple. Preregister.


Business Studio: Values & Culture

The true success of any business begins with its core values and how effectively the employees embrace and deliver on them. Join us on a journey as we explore and establish what core values you need for your business and the attributes of successful dynamic company cultures. Guest Speakers: Jennell Evans, Strategic Interactions, Inc. and Tim Earnhart, Werkshop Branding. Registration: 2:45-3 p.m., Workshop: 3-4:30, Networking and discussion: 4:30-5 p.m. Fee: Complimentary. Registration required. Microsoft, 8 City Blvd., Nashville. Information: http://web.nashvillechamber.com/events/

Downtown Connect Quarterly Coffee

Join the Nashville Downtown Partnership and the Nashville Area Chamber for the next Downtown Connect Quarterly Coffee where we will hear from a panel focused on transportation options for downtown employees and residents. Guest speakers: Jennell Evans, Strategic Interactions, Inc. and Tim Earnhart, Werkshop Branding. Created this year in partnership with the Nashville Downtown Partnership, Downtown Connect is the sixth Area Advisory Council. This council is focused on events and news relevant to business community in the downtown core and the Gulch. 8-8:30 a.m. Registration and networking 8:30-9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion. Fee: Complimentary to attend, but advance registration is required. A light breakfast served. Baker Donelson Event Center, 211 Commerce Street. Information: http://web.nashvillechamber.com

NOV. 10-12

Christmas Village

Christmas Village is Nashville’s oldest consumer show with more than 260 merchants. Nashville Fair Grounds, 500 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville. Tickets are $10 at the door or online and $8 in advance at select SunTrust Bank locations and the Vanderbilt Concierge. Return tickets are available for $5 at the door and must be purchased before you leave on your first day at Christmas Village. Children age 9 and under are free. Nashville Fairgrounds, 500 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville. No pets allowed. Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday noon-6 p.m. Information: http://www.christmasvillage.org


An Evening with Rudy & Friends

Celebrate Rudy Kalis’ 43-year career in Broadcast Television with proceeds benefiting the Nashville Humane Association. Bavarian Bierhaus, 121 Opry Mills Dr., Nashville. 5 p.m. cash bar, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. show. Tickets: $50/ person, $320 table for 8. Information and purchase tickets: www.nashvillehumane.org