Summer Saturday Activities For Kids In Brentwood, TN

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tree-stump-checkersOf all the fun things to do with kids in Nashville, Super Saturdays at Ellington are some of the best.

Your kids will love the living history activities at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum.

Did I mention that Super Saturdays are FREE?

The Tennessee Agricultural Museum itself is a great rainy day adventure.

But on Summer Saturdays, there are even more fun things to do!

All activities take place between 9am and 2pm.


Here are the Summer Saturday programs that my family and I participated in…

#1 – Farm Chores and Summer Fun

  • Churn butter
  • Scrub wash the old-fashioned way
  • Try a push plow and a corn shuck broom
  • Shell corn
  • Watch bees
  • Watch a spinning wheel in action

#2 – Goat Day (This was my family’s favorite)

  • Feed goats
  • Milk goats (yes, in a pail!)
  • Storytelling of the 3 Billy Goats Gruff
  • Try goats’ milk products

#3 – Wild Wings and Creeping Things

  • Meet a real entomologist
  • Catch bugs with nets
  • Identify bugs
  • Get up close with large birds of prey

#4 – Old Fashioned Horse Sense


  • Mounted Police Patrol will demonstrate their horses
  • Snack on red apples
  • Make apple crafts

—>Here are more fun things to do at the Ellington Agricultural Center.