Amazon Seasonal Job Fair. Amazon is hiring for more than 1100 open seasonal positions for customer fulfillment facilities throughout the Nashville area. Applicants can apply by attending one of the below hiring events through Friday. There are door prizes at some locations and on-the-spot job offers at all. Shift schedules and responsibilities vary. Last year, thousands of holiday positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays, and the company expects to continue that trend this year. Information: Locations and times:
Thursday, Nov. 16: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Hotel Preston, 733 Briley Parkway Nashville.
Friday, Nov. 17: 1-8 p.m., Hotel Preston.


Street food Thursdays

Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. Please note: road closure associated with this event. Deaderick Street (4th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North) will be closed from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on the day of the event.


Music City Yoga Festival

Yoga classes, vendors, food trucks and live music. Fee: $50-$65 in advance, $75 at door. Rocketown, 601 4th Ave. South, Nashville. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Proceeds benefit Small World Yoga. Information:

Rock Castle Concert Series

Come to experience our songwriter’s acoustic performance at Rock Castle. Kenny Hampton will begin the series. Light refreshments will be offered. Only 40 guests per event. Fee: $30 per concert or $100 series. Historic Rock Castle, 139 Rockcastle Lane, Hendersonville. 6 p.m. Information: Additional dates:

-- Dec. 16 Amanda June & Cole Vosbury

-- Jan. 20 Jessie Clement

-- Feb. 17 Trevor & Sylvie


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:

Joe Biden American Promise Tour

Joe Biden in conversation with presidential historian and bestselling author Jon Meacham connects people around the topics that matter most. Tickets includes a copy of Joe Biden’s forthcoming memoir, “Promise Me Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose.” Fee: from $71. Schermerhorn Symphony Center, One Symphony Place, Nashville. 7:30 p.m. Information:

Good Makers Market

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Nashville’s Social Enterprise Alliance chapter have partnered to present Good Makers Market in an effort to support local entrepreneurs with a focus on social innovation. This unique Nashville marketplace ensures that guests have the opportunity to make a difference in the world with every purchase made, creating a city of conscious consumers. Local social purpose businesses will set up their goods in a marketplace alongside local food trucks, exhibits and live music. Start your holiday shopping while supporting great causes. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 41 Peabody Street, Nashville. Information:

An Evening with Scott Hamilton & Friends

Ice show benefitting the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation, featuring Sheryl Crow. Co-hosted by special guest Peggy Fleming, this event will simultaneously feature live music and ice skating from Olympic, World and National Champions. Bridgestone Arena. 5 p.m. Tickets: $35-$75. Information:


Chamber North Meet-Up

Join North Nashville business and community leaders after work to mingle and talk about news relevant to the North Nashville region. This month’s small business spotlight will be Dismas House, a Nashville safe haven for former offenders transitioning out of prison. No registration is required. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will not be provided, but we encourage attendees to support Market House vendors. Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. 4:30-6 p.m. Information:


Small Business Saturday

A great opportunity to support local merchants at the outset of the holiday season! Find specials and a variety of gift options.


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking at various restaurants in the area. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000


Williamson, Inc. Young Professionals Connect

Come rock around the tree at the Young Professionals Holiday Party. Mill Creek Brewery, 2008 B Johnson Industrial Blvd, Nolensville. 5-7 p.m. Have some drinks, network with likeminded young professionals, and play some mini golf thanks to Holes-2-Go. Information:

Illumination Ceremony to Commemorate Battle of Franklin

The ceremony to commemorate the battle’s anniversary will be at Carter Hill Battlefield Park. 4 p.m. Brief remarks followed by the names of causalities. Visitors are allowed to walk throughout the luminaries to experience the somber event. Carnton and Carter House will be open to the public for a free walk-through from 5-7 p.m. Information: 794-0903


Holiday Open House

Tour historic Rock Castle and enjoy Christmas from a bygone era. Music, refreshments and more. 3-6 p.m. 139 Rock Castle Lane, Hendersonville. Information: 824-0502

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:


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking at various restaurants in the area. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Picasso’s Plate, 112 Public Square. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000

DEC. 9-11

Appalachian Christmas Dinner

Feast on a traditional Appalachian dinner complete with moonshine, wine and stack cake. Historic Rock Castle, 139 Rock Castle Lane, Hendersonville. Songs and dance with Sparky & Rhonda Rucker. Seating limited to 40 guests. 6 p.m. Fee: $40 each. Reservations:


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking at various restaurants in the area. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Osaka Japanese Restaurant, 223 West Main Street. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000