IBC Breakfast. Hear an update on the U.S.-China business relationship from Economic and Commercial Minister Counselor Tian Deyoy of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the U.S. Baker Donelson, 211 Commerce Street, 8th floor board room. Thursday, 8-8:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Program. Fee: $15 member, future member $20. Information


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

Street Eats

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

REIN: Lunch and Learn- An Introduction to self-directed IRAs

Come learn the ins & outs of what is and is not allowed. Free seminar with lunch provided. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mike Todd, of IRA Innovations, will share the vital information you need to take control of your retirement plan with a self-directed IRA. REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200. The seminar will cover how to buy real estate in your IRA, how to lend money from your IRA and how to partner your IRA with others. 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. Fee: 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

JUNE 29-30

Musicians Corner

This free, family-friendly open to the public event is a summer must do for locals and tourists. Musician Corner takes place at Centennial Park. 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. Information

  • Friday: Willie Watson, Donnie Fritts, Prateek Kuhad, Lateral Blue, Preston James
  • Saturday: Joseph, Liza Anne, Sun Seeker, Keeps
  • Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage: Josh Gilligan, Sister Kit, Glen Martin


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. Free. $5 parking. Information


Frist Art Museum Architecture Tour

Coming to the First Saturday Art Crawl, or to another downtown Nashville event? Enhance your weekend with a visit to the Frist Center. Stop at the café between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. for Dessert Happy Hour (free coffee with the purchase of any dessert), and enjoy a guided tour of our landmark art deco building at 4:30 p.m. On the first Saturday of each month, certified American Sign Language interpretation is provided with the tour. Frist Art Museum, 919 Broadway, Nashville. Free

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


The Main Event with Paul Rossano

Discover how to structure deals for passive income like the top 1 percent of investors. Learn how to structure your real estate investments to minimize risk and maximize upscale. Learn how to quantify risk and return, and how to adjust both metrics to make deal work for you, and much more. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Dinner and breakout session. 6:40-8:45 p.m. general meeting and featured presentation. Fee: Guests $35, Guest couple $50, Members free. Everyone must pre-register. Tech Hill Commons, 500 Interstate Blvd.’s., Suite 210, Nashville 37210. Information


Business Studio Scaling Series

Hiring the Right People (and Firing the Wrong Ones). This is the first of four in a scaling series put on by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Nashville Business Incubation Center. This first session will focus on hiring and firing. Nashville Business Incubation Center, 1009 3rd Ave. N. Suite 100. 3 -5 p.m. Fee: Free, but registration required. Information

Additional dates:

  • July 18 – Show Me the Money
  • July 25 – Leasing vs owning vs co-working
  • Aug. 1 – Pivoting from your plan


Nashville Chamber Open House

Make the most of your Nashville Chamber membership. Attend Pick Your Place and learn about member benefits and involvement opportunities for the 2018-2019 program year. Walk away energized and enthusiastic, with new ideas for maximizing your membership investment. Light lunch refreshments will be served. Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, 211 Commerce Street, Suite 100. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: Free, but registration required. Information


REIN Deals, Deals, Deals Focus Group

Find where investors find and sell deals, as well as the mechanics of various deals. 6:30 p.m. Rein Center, 4525 Harding Rd, Suite 200, Nashville. Information