BOSS (Before Office Stuff Starts). Coffee and Conversation with the Gallatin Chamber Staff and Board, featuring free drip coffee provided by Umbra Coffee. Exclusive to Members of Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce. Guests of members welcome to attend. Friday, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Umbra Coffee, 106 Public Square.


Winter Wine Festival

Over 50 wines, beer, live music and a DJ. Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton Street, Nashville. Fee: $45 in advance, $50 after Dec. 28 and $60 day-of. A 21+ event. 1-5 p.m. Information:

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. 6-9 p.m. Information:


Gallatin Chamber Membership Luncheon

The monthly membership luncheon features speakers of interest to local businesses and is held on the second Monday of each month. Speaker: James Fenton, Executive Director Gallatin Economic Development Agency. Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: Chamber Members: $18 for reservations made by noon on the previous Friday; $20 with reservations after the deadline; $25 at the door. The cost for non-members is $25. Reservations are required. Information: 452-4000


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. O’Charley’s, 1009 Village Green Crossing. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Note: The last meeting for the year. Information: 452-4000


Let’s Talk Transit with Mayor Megan Barry

Interested in learning more about Metro Nashville/Davidson County’s proposed transit solutions and the proposed May 1, 2018 referendum where Nashville voters get to decide their transit future? Meet business and community members from the Chamber’s Area Advisory Councils (Chamber North, Chamber South, Chamber East, Chamber West, Chamber Midtown and Downtown Connect) and other area organizations, including the Urban Land Institute of Nashville and the Nashville Downtown Partnership. Nissan Stadium West Club, 1 Titans Way. 8-8:30 a.m., registration & networking; 8:30-9:30 a.m., program. This is a free event, but registration is required. Information:

Gallatin Chamber 101

Chamber 101 is designed to educate you on our role in the Community in addition to what the benefits are in being a Member of the Chamber. We are here to help grow and promote your business. Gallatin Chamber, 118 West Main Street. Fee: Free 10-11 a.m. Information: 4452-4000

JAN. 15-21

Nashville Restaurant Week

This twice a year event encourages you to take advantage of some great deals. All of the Nashville Originals’ restaurants will offer special menu items and pricing. It’s a great opportunity to try a local spot you’ve been meaning to check out. Participating restaurants typically include Americano, The Bunganut Pig, Cabana, Caffe Nonna, Capitol Grill, Chago’s, Copper Kettle, Crow’s Nest, Elliston Place Soda Shop, Fenwick’s 300, Fido, Finezza Italian Bistro, Fleet Street Pub, Flyte, Germantown Cafe, Gray’s on Main, Green Hills Grille, Harvest at Homestead, Jackson’s, MAFIAoZA’s, McCabe’s Pub, Mere Bulles, Midtown Cafe, Nonna’s, Noshville, Peg Leg Porker, Pizza Perfect, PM, Provence, Puckett’s Boat House, Puckett’s Grocery, The Row, Rumours East, Salsa, Smokin Thighs, South Street, Suzy Wong’s, Table 3, Tin Angel, Urban Grub, Valentino’s, Watermark, Wild Iris, and The Yellow Porch. Each menu is a little different, but most places offer 2 or 3-course meals from $10 to $30. You’ll find lunch and dinner options during Nashville Restaurant Week.



Kelly Corrigan discusses her new book Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say, a funny and meaningful exploration of the 12 sentences that life requires, and an ode to the fact that we are all works in progress. Parnassus Books Hillsboro Plaza Shopping Center, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville. Fee: Free. 6:30-8 p.m. Information: