December Events

 

Can you believe it’s already December? 2019 sure did fly by! Let this month of holiday cheer, recollection, and celebration begin. The Nashville Christmas Parade is back, as are other local favorites such as Murfreesboro’s Frosty Fun Run and Columbia’s Mule Drop. New events are always popping up so make sure to mark your calendars and prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!
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Best Places to See Christmas Lights

 

Does your family normally cruise around searching for holiday light displays every year, or settle for waving at The Parthenon in its lit-up holiday glory? This year, up your game with Parks’ guide to the Best Places to See Christmas Lights in Middle Tennessee! Continue reading

November Events

 

Believe it or not, November is already here! The month of getting in the holiday spirit, Thanksgiving celebrations, and full bellies is going to be a great one. The CMA Awards is back, as are other local favorites such as Franklin’s Wine Down Mainstreet and Murfreesboro’s BoroDash. New events are always popping up so make sure to mark your calendars and prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!
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Best Places to Trick or Treat in Middle Tennessee

 

Many children say that trick or treating on Halloween is one of their favorite annual activities. Tennessee puts its heart into all holiday festivities, and Halloween is no exception! Parks has the scoop on the best places to trick or treat in Middle Tennessee. Our guide will highlight the neighborhoods and events that are well-known for delivering huge candy hauls and having robust community turnout. Continue reading

Local Animal Shelters

 

If you are planning to add a new pet to your home this fall or holiday season, consider adopting from one of Tennessee’s outstanding local animal shelters. They work tirelessly with volunteers to rescue and rehabilitate animals and place the very best of these with loving homes throughout the state. Continue reading

Local’s Guide to Belle Meade/West Meade

 

Belle Meade, which means beautiful meadow, is a small city located in Davidson County Tennessee. Approximately the same size as neighboring Warner Parks, it’s a luxurious neighborhood within a fifteen-minute drive of downtown Nashville and Green Hills. If you prefer more of a rural setting, West Meade may be a better option. You get the convenience and upscale lifestyle of Belle Meade, except with surroundings that make you feel miles away from any city. Watch our Local’s Guide to Belle Meade/West Meade video to take a look at this wonderful community! Continue reading

Wreaths Across America

 

Join Parks in supporting our fallen veterans during National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, December 14th. Help us ensure that the sacrifices of our heroes are never forgotten by sponsoring a wreath to be placed in memory of a veteran at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery! You can choose to sponsor a wreath by donating to a donation box found in every Parks office or through the Wreaths Across America website for $10 a wreath.

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August | Locals Supporting Locals

 

We are so excited to announce August’s LOLO gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful local businesses in Middle Tennessee and we are so ready to celebrate them this month! Continue reading

Local’s Guide to Wedgewood Houston

 

Wedgewood Houston is one of Nashville’s most sought-after urban areas, sitting just a short drive from other trendy neighborhoods such as the Gulch or 12 South. WeHo, as the area has been coined, has developed a unique identity, attracting artists, foodies, history enthusiasts, music lovers, and families. Watch our Local’s Guide to Wedgewood Houston video to take a look at this wonderful community! Continue reading