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VOL. 42 | NO. 24 | Friday, June 15, 2018

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Young Professionals CONNECT. Young Professionals CONNECT on Thursday at Westhaven Golf Club, 4000 Golf Club Drive. Mix and mingle in the Westhaven Golf Academy, just below the clubhouse while enjoying live music. There will be a chipping demonstration at 6 p.m. and a longest drive demonstration at 6:45 p.m. with a longest drive competition happening in the training bay. Free, but registration is needed. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Information


Street Eats

Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North.

Tennessee State Museum Lunch & Learn

Join the Tennessee State Museum and the Nashville Farmers’ Market for a special summertime Lunch & Learn. Museum Curator Rob DeHart will give a presentation about Southern food heritage. His talk will be followed by a cooking demonstration from a local chef. Farmers’ Market, with its many restaurants, offers many choices for visitors to grab lunch and bring it to the presentation. Please check tnmuseum.org closer to the event for updated details. Fee: Free. Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Blvd. Information

Business After Hours

Sip drinks and enjoy bites from Nashville-area eateries, network with fellow business leaders and browse Grand Avenue’s impressive fleet, from a vintage Rolls Royce to a stretch limousine. Fee: Chamber Member $25, Future Member $50. Chamber member display table, $250 (includes admission for 4 and a 6’ table to market your business.) Pre-registration required. Grand Avenue, 186 North First Street. Information

Williamson County REIN Event

REIN’s Williamson County Lunch Meeting meets the third Thursday of the month, bringing together serious, motivated real estate investors discussing deals, the state of the market and how they can help each other prosper. First Watch, 1000 Meridian Blvd. Fee: Cost of your meal. 11:30-12:30. Information

Clarksville REIN Event

Enjoy a combination of networking, deal pitching and hearing from knowledgeable speakers who can give valuable insight in their businesses. Pamela Lovelace and Jeremy Enders will be group leaders for this meeting. Location: The Leaf Chronicle Building, 200 Commerce St. 6:30-8 p.m. Fee: Free but reservation required. Information

Meet the 2018 NELAS Finalists Networking Event

The Nashville Emerging Leader Awards recognize Nashville’s young professionals for significant accomplishments in their chosen career fields, as well as their commitment and contribution to the community. A reception and networking event honoring the finalists of the upcoming 2018 NELAs will be at 12th & Porter, 1114 12th Avenue South. 5-7 p.m. Registration required. Information. Cost: Individual Admission - $25 (includes hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets), 2018 NELAs Finalists - complimentary (family and friends of finalists must purchase tickets, choosing the individual admission option)


Williamson, Inc. Town Hall

A monthly community forum featuring elected officials centered on the issues being discussed in the Tennessee Legislature and in Williamson County. Representatives are given a platform to discuss the issues in greater depth with their constituents. Topic: An update from the Williamson County Legislative Delegation. Guest Panel: State Senator Jack Johnson, State Representatives Charles Sargent, Glen Casada and Sam Whitson. Columbia State Community College Community Room – Building A, 1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin. 7:15 a.m. networking, 7:30-8:30 Program/taping Fee: no charge for Williamson, Inc. Business Partners and Guests. Open to the general public. Information

Musicians Corner

Pre-show festivities on Saturdays has food trucks, beer and wine garden, and kidsville activities and live music. 5-9 p.m. Friday all Acoustic. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Centennial Park. Information

  • Friday: Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket, The Sweetheart Deal, Gabe Burdulis, Matt Brown, Nora Collins
  • Saturday: Jessica Lea Mayfield, Los Colognes, Harpooner, Carolina Story
  • Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage: Bea Troxel, Larysa Jaye, Betsy Phillips


NPT Appraisal Day Antiques and Fine Art

An opportunity to learn the appraised value of your items and help NPT as well. Some of the area’s finest appraisers in the region will be at this popular evet. Appraisal Day tickets are $75 for up to three items; $150 for up to six items and are available for either the morning (9-11 a.m.) or afternoon (1-4 p.m.) session. Attendees may bring items on their own or team up with friends to bring three or six items. All proceeds from Appraisal Day directly support NPT’s engaging and educational programming for the entire Middle Tennessee community. In addition, in-home appraisals are available at $1,000 each by calling NPT at (615) 259-9325. The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. Information

Annual WWll Living History Encampment

A cultural, social, and historical reenactment to honor the men and women who served both on the homefront and overseas during the Second World War. The day includes the living history encampment, exhibits, vendors, a stage door canteen, 1940s-era music, and various activities for all ages. Historic Amqui Station, 303 Madison Street, Madison. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stage Door Canteen Dance begins at 6 p.m. Information

Craft Beer Festival

Get out of the summer heat and enjoy craft brews, food, games and entertainment at the Sixth Annual Nashville Predators Craft Beer Festival. Proceeds benefit the Nashville Predators Foundation, which supports Middle Tennessee nonprofit groups and programs in the community. 21+ event valid ID required for entry. Bridgestone Arena, 3-7 p.m. Fee: $99 and up. Information

Songwriters Night Summer Concert Series

Historic Rock Castle will host local artists for an evening under the stars. Jessie Clement and Eastland will perform. Bring your own picnic or purchase food from concessions. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Kid friendly event with bounce houses and field to play games. 5-9 p.m. Additional dates: July 21 with Campbell Station and Kenneth Hampton; August 11 with Flight Three, Three Star Revival and Braden Baug. Information

JUNE 23-24

Nashville Pride Festival

Vendor Marketplace, kids’ zone, food, drinks, live music and two stages with entertainment. Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Public Square Park. Fee: $5 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. Prince Street Pizza & Pub, 123 Prince Street. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Information: 452-4000

Street Eats

Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North.

Nashville Symphony Summer Concert Schedule

The Nashville Symphony’s Community Concerts series performances continue featuring works by John Williams, Bernstein, Rimsky-Korsakov and more, each concert is offered free of charge. Information

  • Tuesday, June 26: Two Rivers Mansion, Donelson,7:30
  • Saturday, July 1: Key Park, Lafayette, 7:30 p.m.


YP Nashville Leadership Series

Beating Burnout: How To Get Motivated at Work. Presented by Allison Duke, associate dean and associate professor of management in Lipscomb University’s College of Business. Fee: $25 includes breakfast and parking. 8:30-9 a.m. Registration and networking, 9-11 a.m. Program. This series will take place in Club 1891, located on the mezzanine level of the Bennett Campus Center. Information

Business Studio: Beers & Branding

Fat Bottom recently went through an overhaul of its branding, not only with their core beers but in adding a seasonal line of brews and a high-gravity line of bottled beer. Fat Bottom Brewing and Proof Branding explains the process. Fat Bottom Brewing Co., 800 44th Ave. North. 3-5 p.m. Free. Information


Full Moon Pickin’ Parties

These unique Friday night parties, held at the Percy Warner Park Equestrian Center, feature bluegrass music including jam circles and main acts on a stage. Water, soft drinks, and up to four beers are included with admission. Food is also available for purchase. Event held monthly through October on the Friday night closest to full moon. 7-11 p.m. Fee: adult $20 advance, $25 day of, youth (7-17) $7 advance, Fee: $10 day of, Children under 6 free. Season passes $100. Proceeds benefit Warner Parks. Warner Park Equestrian Center, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd. Information


REIN Homes Tour with Britnie Turner

Registration for this special tour is strictly limited to REIN members only and must be done on-line prior to event. Deadline, June 29. No walk-up or at the door registrations allowed. Tour Britnie’s new lifestyle community development. Fee: $15. Information

Porter Flea

Handpicked designers and craftspeople will fill The Nashville Fairgrounds, 625 Smith Avenue. From jewelry and art to furniture and home decor, there’s something for everyone. This is considered one of Nashville’s best artisan markets. A ticketed preview market will be held Friday, June 29, 6-9 p.m. This is a 21 and up event. Porter Flea offers VIS passes on Saturday, allowing you to skip regular admission lines and come and go all day access. $15. Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee: Free, but $5 parking. Information: http://www.porterflea.com


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

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