What are your favorite spots in Brentwood, Tennessee to go trick-or-treating and fill up those candy bags on Halloween night?
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The Brentwood Library on Concord Road is open every day of the week. Here are the hours for the Brentwood Library, along with 5 free ways to enjoy visiting one of Brentwood’s finest buildings!
Here’s a list of fun places to go at night in Brentwood, Tennessee–from bookstores with live music to concerts at the Dyer Observatory to the best local sports bars. Where do you like to go at night in Brentwood, TN?
Traveller’s Rest Plantation is a great historic home to tour near Brentwood, TN. Located just off Franklin Rd, Traveller’s Rest is one of Nashville’s oldest historic homes, with great period Tennessee furniture and engaging guides. Especially exciting during events like Civil War Encampments and holidays.
We think the Maryland Farms YMCA has the best new outdoor pool for kids in Nashville. Here’s what we love–with pictures–about the slides, fountains, and more.
Do you dog-ear and drool over the latest Pottery Barn catalog?Is decorating your Brentwood home your favorite hobby?Here’s something fun to do! Cool Springs’ new Pottery Barn store will hold a FREE decorating class on July 27th. Find out what…
I’ve noticed 5 fun new things about living in Brentwood TN this year! Here’s information on the newest Brentwood park, the Maryland Farm’s YMCA’s cool new kids pool, Brentwood City Commission meeting webcasts online, and the new Harpeth River Watershed signs you see on I-65.
Brentwood, TN has a unique landscape. Once farmland and river bottom, now covered with houses. There are a few wild spots remaining in Brentwood, TN. Here are some of the best places to see local wildlife and animals around town.
Plan your Fourth of July party in Brentwood, TN. We have detailed information on the Crockett Park 4th of July concert, the downtown Nashville fireworks, the Nashville Sounds game and a patriotic concert at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ. Also included are our picks for planning your 4th of July picnic food with local Brentwood businesses and restaurants.
Last year I reviewed the beach at Percy Priest Lake, with photos of the Anderson Road Recreation Area. This year, the beach looks a lot different. Here’s our update on Nashville’s Percy Priest Lake beach and why it’s not quite the same.
Looking for a fun place to go for Father’s Day in Nashville, TN? The Lane Motor Museum is my personal top pick. We visited this week and were amazed at the fun things you can see at this quirky collection.
Here’s the 2008 Crockett Park concert schedule for Sunday night free concerts in Brentwood TN. This year’s lineup includes the Nashville Symphony, Paul Ross Band, Dean Hall, John England and the Western Swingers, the original Charades, the WannaBeatles, the Tams, and a fourth of July fireworks celebration with the Kadillacs.
We are visiting Nashville this spring. Where should I take my toddler, my preschooler, or my school age child?
Here’s a short list of Nashville attractions and museums geared toward children.
Grand Old Opry tickets are expensive. Very expensive!
Here are some cheaper alternatives for experiencing Nashville music without the cost, including information on the Wildhorse, Bluebird Cafe, and Country Music Hall of Fame. Also included is a list of free summer concerts in and around Nashville, TN, for locals and visitors.
Green Hills, just west of Brentwood, has lots of fun things to do with kids. We have the scoop on fun places in Green Hills Mall and the new Hill Center, along with storytimes for Davis-Kidd and the Green Hills Branch library.
Looking for a fun place to take the kids on a rainy day in Nashville? The Adventure Science Center is the only childrens museum inside Nashville. Here is advice on planning your visit from a mom with a family membership there, what kinds of things kids can do, and links to each exhibit.
Cool Springs, TN has so many fun things to do with kids between Brentwood and Franklin, TN. Join us for a kid-friendly tour of Cool Springs.
Franklin Rd. has so many fun things to do with kids in Brentwood and South Nashville. I take you on a kid-friendly driving tour from downtown Nashville to Cool Springs, showing you all the fun museums, historic homes, parks and attractions you can do with your kids down Franklin Rd.
Disc golf is Crockett Park’s fun thing to do in spring! Let the members of the Williamson County Disc Golf club welcome you to this fun sport on March 8th. They will hold a free skills clinic and tournament at Crockett Park’s 18 hole disc golf course. If you’re not sure what disc golf is (I wasn’t!), watch this hilarious YouTube video for an introduction to disc golf!
If you are looking for fun things to do during spring, Brentwood has lots of fun places to get outside in this beautiful spring weather!
From canoeing the Harpeth to buying spring plants to hiking Brentwood’s greenway trails, we have links to detailed information on all these spring activities and more!
Did you know that Ash Wednesday (and Easter) is extra early in 2008?
Ash Wednesday is February 6, 2008. Easter is March 23, 2008.
I have the times for Ash Wednesday Mass at Brentwood’s Catholic churches, Holy Family and St. Matthew, as well as links to other Brentwood churches which may observe Lent.
Where is the best place in Nashville to take a Christmas photo?
You may be surprised to find that it’s NOT the Opryland Hotel! The Opryland Hotel has all kinds of fun, free things to do for Christmas in the Nashville area–but its dark conservatories and artificial lighting make picture taking hard.
Never been to the Christmas light display at Opryland? I’ve included a YouTube video that shows Opryland’s Christmas lights in all their greenhouse glory!
Here are some tips about visiting Opryland’s Christmas light display–and where I think makes the best spot for photos in the Opryland Hotel.
Are you looking for a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm in the Nashville area?
The Pick TN Products website has a great directory with lists of local tree farms and stands, including those close to Nashville in Pleasant View, College Grove, Gallatin, Murfreesboro and Lebanon.
Locally grown Christmas trees are better for the environment because they prevent erosion in rocky TN soil and reduces transportation costs.
TWRA will stock the Harpeth River with trout again this year after last year’s phenomenal success. We have the dates for stocking the Harpeth River in December, January, February and March–along with information about where to park and where to wade.
We also have photos and information about winter stocking at Marrowbone Lake and a list of all the TWRA winter stocking locations and dates for the 2007-2008 calendar.
Looking for a Nashville theme Christmas tree? After touring Brentwood’s lovely Christmas decorations, I have an original list of Nashville-related ornaments and theme ideas, from the Music City country music inspired tree…
to an equestrian theme that draws from Nashville’s pastoral farms and history…
to a local landmark tree that includes art postcards and souvenirs from favorite restaurants.
Hope you enjoy this virtual Christmas tour of Nashville ideas!