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VOL. 35 | NO. 4 | Friday, January 28, 2011

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“I’ll Be Seeing You,” a 1940’s musical by Lydia C. Bushfield, directed by David Compton, ends its run Saturday at Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre. Information and reservations: 646-9977.

SUNDAY, FEB. 6
Nashville African Violet Club
Meeting scheduled for 1:45 p.m. at the Green Hill Women’s Center, 10905 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet. Information: julie.mavity@gmail.com, 364-8459.

TUESDAY, FEB. 8
Book signing
Authors Yvonne Eaves and Doug Eckert will sign copies of their pictorial history book, “Nashville’s Sylvan Park,” 5-7 p.m. at McCabe Pub, 4410 Murphy Road, and Feb. 19, 1-3 p.m., at the Cohn Alumni Center, 4800 Elkins Avenue. Information: arcadiapublishing.com.

Civil War Lecture Series
Joseph Glatthaar, the Stephenson Distinguished Professor of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, discusses “Why the Confederacy Lost: The Experiences of Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia.” Glatthaar teaches about the Civil War and is the author of General Lee’s Army: From Victory to Defeat. Second of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

SATURDAY, FEB. 12
Broadway At Bethlehem
A slice of Broadway comes to Franklin for the fifth annual Broadway at Bethlehem benefit featuring Tennessee Rep/Broadwayworld.com favorite Martha Wilkinson, international performers Holly Shepherd and Jennifer Richmond, as well as popular Nashville-area artists Daron Bruce, Amanda Lamb and B.J. Rowell at the Bethlehem UMC Performing Arts Center, 2419 Bethlehem Loop Road, Franklin. 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15. Information: drama@bethlehemumc.com, 791-6456, ext. 2.

FEB. 11-13
Antiques and Garden Show
Celebrating its 21st year, The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville draws attendees from all over the country and the world to view spectacular gardens, hear lectures and see and purchase rare and beautiful antiques. Nashville Convention Center. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets $15 ($10 in advance). Seniors $10. Information: 352-1282.

Wisdom of Rumi Retreat
Scarritt-Bennett Center’s Wisdom House will present Embracing the Divine Through the Wisdom of Rumi, a weekend retreat designed for people who want to learn more about Rumi and Sufism. The retreat will be led by Kabir and Camille Helminski, the premier Rumi translators, scholars and spiritual leaders of the Mevlevi Order of Sufism in North America. Information: 340-7557.

SUNDAY, FEB. 13
Tennessee Gesneriad Society
Featured: Panel forum on growing techniques. 2 p.m. at Cheekwood’s Botanic Hall. Information: julie.mavity@gmail.com, 364-8459.

MONDAY, FEB. 14
Belle Meade Book Club
Roger Bishop, a former bookseller, will discuss and present new books. 10 a.m., Belle Meade United Methodist Church. Information: 356-0039.

THURSDAY, FEB. 17
Civil War Lecture Series
George Rable, professor and Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History at the University of Alabama, lectures on “The Civil War as a Political Crisis.” Third of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5
Middle TN Genealogical Society
Beginning genealogy workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave. Lunch provided. Topics to be discussed include where to begin, census records, vital statistics, and military records. Information: dstillwell@fiftyforward.org, 743-3487, ext. 800.

FEB. 17-19
Tailgate Antique Show & Music Valley Antiques Market
The Tennessee State Fairgrounds is the new home of the Tailgate Antique Show & Music Valley Antiques Market, held in conjunction each year with the Heart of Country Antiques Show. Thursday noon-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $14. Information: info@jenkinsshows.com, 317-598-0012.

FEB. 17-19
Antiques to the Fiddlers Inn
Hotel rooms are turned into retail and wholesale shops. There will be outside booths as well. Fiddlers Inn, 2410 Music Valley Dr. Thursday noon-7 p.m. Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $7. Information: 686-8202.

FEB. 18-19
Heart of Country Antiques Show
Dealers from across the country present a wide range of selected antiques and decorative accessories in every price range. Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $10 daily of $15 for two-day pass. Information: 314-962-8580.

THURSDAY, FEB. 24
Civil War Lecture Series
Thavolia Glymph, associate professor of history at Duke University, will speak on “Disappeared Without Any Account Being Had of Them: Enslaved Women and the Armies of the Civil War.” Fourth of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10
Hillwood High Faceoff
Fundraising basketball game featuring parents/teachers vs. students. Prizes, contests and an inline hockey exhibition. 5-8 p.m. $6 presale, $8 at door.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Civil War Lecture Series
Stephanie McCurry, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will address “Antigone’s Claim: Gender and Treason in the American Civil War.” Fifth of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Middle TN Genealogical Society
Guest speaker: Carol Roberts, director of Preservation Services at the Tennessee State Library & Archives. Program: “Solving Mysteries Using County Loose Case Files” and “Marking Graves With Only Rock Markers Can Create More Mysteries than Answers.” 1 p.m., FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave. Information: dstillwell@fiftyforward.org, 743-3487, ext. 800.

THURSDAY, MARCH 24
Civil War Lecture Series
David Blight, professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture. His talk is titled “Gods and Devils Aplenty: Robert Penn Warren’s Civil War.” Sixth of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

MARCH 31-APR. 2
Roads to Justice: Women of the Civil Rights Movement
A conference to celebrate and educate about the women who were part of the movement and their contributions to it. The conference at the Scarritt-Bennett Center will feature speaker Sue Thrasher and performer Billie Jean Young. Information: scarrittbennett.org, 340-7450.

THURSDAY, APR. 7
Civil War Lecture Series

Bobby Lovett, professor of history at Tennessee State University, will lecture on “Nashville and the Civil War, 1860-1866, and the Economic, Social and Political Transformations.” Seventh of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

THURSDAY, APR. 21
Civil War Lecture Series
Stephen Ash, professor of history at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, will speak on “William G. Brownlow, Saint of Sinner? A Fresh Look at one of Tennessee’s Most Controversial Civil War Figures.” Final of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

THURSDAY, APR. 7
Civil War Lecture Series
Bobby Lovett, professor of history at Tennessee State University, will lecture on “Nashville and the Civil War, 1860-1866, and the Economic, Social and Political Transformations.” Seventh of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

THURSDAY, APR. 21
Civil War Lecture Series
Stephen Ash, professor of history at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, will speak on “William G. Brownlow, Saint of Sinner? A Fresh Look at one of Tennessee’s Most Controversial Civil War Figures.” Final of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu..

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