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VOL. 36 | NO. 5 | Friday, February 3, 2012
Deadline for Urban Land Institute awards. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Nashville is accepting applications through Friday for its 4th Annual Excellence in Development Awards. All use types of development projects completed between 2004-present from the private, public and nonprofit sectors are eligible. Entries will be judged based on criteria that support ULI’s commitment to best practices in the use of land and leadership in creating sustainable communities. Information: nashville.uli.org.
Antiques and Garden Show
Celebrating its 22nd year, The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville is recognized as the largest show in the country to combine both antiques and gardens. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nashville Convention Center. Information: antiquesandgardenshow.com/.
SATURDAY, FEB. 11
Symmetry hosts “Your Intuitive Heart is Calling? Are You Listening?” with facilitator Mark Earlix, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $125, open to the public. 212 Louise Avenue. Information: 719.0904, MarkEarlix@aol.com.
MONDAY, FEB. 13
Art: Up Close & Personal
Noted furniture maker and Vanderbilt graduate Alf Sharp of Woodbury will speak about his career path to furniture making and fine woodworking at the free educational program of the Arts Council of Williamson County, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Williamson County Public Library, 1314 Columbia Avenue in Franklin. Information: artscouncilwc.org, 428-3845.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14
College to Career Fair
The Nashville Chamber annually partners with 13 area universities in welcoming bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates, MBAs and alumni to two of the largest recruiting events in the region. The Nashville Area College to Career Fair and the Nashville Area Teacher Recruitment Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Williamson County Ag Expo. Information: nashvillefairs.org/.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15
Nashville Business Breakfast
Colin Reed, CEO of Gaylord Entertainment Company, will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast, 7 a.m., Allen Arena. Cost: $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Information and registration: leadership.lipscomb.edu, 966-6609.
Nashville Success Summit Membership Meeting
Middle Tennessee business leaders are invited to join other business leaders, learn from each other and support each other. Each meeting follows a formal agenda and fosters communication on timely business topics, goals and challenges. Guest Speaker is Rick Byrd, head coach of the Belmont University men’s basketball team. 7-9 p.m., Nashville City Center, 201 Fourth Avenue North. Information: nashvillesuccesssummit.eventbrite.com/.
Sunday, Feb. 19
Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra Free Concert
The Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra, a community orchestra with more than 70 members, will perform a free concert at the Gordon Jewish Community Center, 801 Percy Warner Blvd., at 3 p.m., followed by its Sunday, Feb. 26 concert at the Nashville Public Library at 3 p.m. Information: nashvillephilharmonic.org.
TUESDAY, FEB. 21
FEMA Digital Flood Map Modernization Project
This presentation is focused on educating floodplain managers, local planners, Realtors and GIS users on the status of FEMA’s Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM), product in conjunction with the Tennessee Base Map data. Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, 4540 Trousdale Drive. Noon - 2 p.m.
Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Conference
The 19th annual Excellence in Tennessee Conference and Awards Banquet helps attendees learn best practices from role-model organizations in the health care, manufacturing, non-profit, government, education and service sectors. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. Information: tncpe.org/Excellence2012.
SATURDAY, FEB. 18
Polar Plunge Nashville
Join hundreds of brave individuals and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by running into the chilly waters of Percy Priest Lake at Nashville Shores. Minimum $50 in donations for each plunger earns an official long-sleeved Plunge T-shirt and lunch. Information: polarplungetn.com.
THROUGH FEB. 24
The South Through Eight Lenses & A Code
The Arts Company presents a celebration of photography, featuring eight photographers from the South Light Salon. The exhibition will be accompanied by Festival of Salon Saturdays at The Arts Company designed to expand the gallery experience through poetry, film, photography, QR codes, and multiple events hosted by art photographers and special guests. Visitors are encouraged to use smart phones and plan to scan the artwork through the technology of QR Codes. Information: theartscompany.com.