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Jan Duke

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Cheap & Free Country Music Attractions

Saturday May 31, 2014
Are you feeling any financial drain? Hunting for something to do that won't flatten your wallet like a waffle house pancake? I know that I am! Now, how about you?

Times are still a bit tough for the economy right now so I've taken some time to gather up a list of some of the best Cheap & Free Country Music Attractions to be found in Music City U.S.A. From Museums to Gardens, there's something to be found for all kinds of country music fans...even for the most frugal of folks!
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Nashville History & Historical Times

Saturday May 31, 2014

Nashville is just filled to the brim with history, from its Early Times to the wake of Music City USA. Browse into some of the highlights in Nashville's glorious past in A Brief Overview of Nashville History.
Take a day-by-day look into Nashville's History to see what happened in Nashville and the Middle Tennessee Area in History this week.
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CMA Music Festival - Top CMAfest Essentials

Saturday May 31, 2014

Every year at CMA Music Festival, hundreds of folks come to Nashville over-prepared and over-packed. So much so that you know that there's no way they can really enjoy this wonderful music festival to its fullest while having to keep track of so much stuff.

On the other hand, most seasoned CMA Music Festival fans have learned what they need to bring and have dwindled down their items to a few carefully chosen must have 24/7 CMA Music Festival Essentials.
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CMAfest 101 | Official Events & Mainstays | The Zones | CMAfest Benefit & Charity Events | CMAfest Tips | CMAfest Essentials | CMAfest Index | CMAfest Photos

Exploring Middle Tennessee: Historic Nolensville Feed Mill

Saturday May 31, 2014
The Historic Nolensville Feed Mill is one of the oldest businesses, if not the oldest in Williamson County and has been in business for well over 100 years. This little country gem offers more than one could ever imagine and is located just 30 minutes from downtown Nashville, Tennessee in the quaint little town of Nolensville.

Exploring Tennessee's State Symbols

Saturday May 31, 2014
Take an inside look into Tennessee's State Symbols and browse some of the best children's books on everything they would ever need to know about the State of Tennessee's symbols, flags, facts, names, and emblems.

Great Father's Day Fun in Nashville

Friday May 30, 2014
I've tracked down & found some of the best places to go with dad this Father's Day as well as a few nifty ideas as to what to buy your Nashville Dad too. From Fishing & Sports Fun to Music & Shopping...the list is endless!
Photo Credit:Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

Mid-TN Neighborhood Profile: Sobro

Wednesday May 28, 2014

The Sobro Neighborhood is located in the heart of Downtown Nashville. Sobro encompasses eight city blocks and is one of Nashville's fastest changing neighborhoods.

At its center is the Hall of Fame Park and centered around the park you will see some of Nashville's most impressive buildings including the stunning Schemerhorn Symphony Center, the Music City Center, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, and the Nashville Arena, home to the Nashville Visitors Center. One block to the north is Lower Broadway where you will find Nashville's Honky-Tonk district.

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Mid-TN Neighborhoods | Mid-TN Economic Market Area | Education in Mid-TN | Average Temperatures | Drive Times | Nashville News | Weather Reports

This Week in Nashville History: May 28th - June 3rd

Wednesday May 28, 2014

Take a day-by-day look back into Nashville History and visit it's glorious past to see what happened this week in Nashville and Middle Tennessee history.

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Mid-Tn Antebellum Homes & Mansions

Nashville Museums

Learn

Overview of Nashville History by Era

Nashville History & Historical Sites

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Historical Event
Historic Photo
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Nashville Events - June

Tuesday May 27, 2014

Nashville has plenty of Year-Round Entertainment for the Entire Family.
Come take a Look at What's Going On and See What Events are Happening this Month in and around Nashville.

If you would like to receive weekly updates on the Current Events and Happenings in Nashville, plus a whole lot more you can Subscribe to our Weekly Newsletter or if you know of an event in Nashville and would like to share it you can Email us, or submit it with our online Submission Form.
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Featured this Month:
June Annual Events
CMA's Country Annual Music Festival

Mid-TN County Profile: Sumner County

Monday May 26, 2014

Sumner County was created in 1786 from parts of Davidson County and was named after Colonel Jethro Sumner (1733-1785), an officer of the Revolutionary War and soldier of the French and Indian Wars. Sumner County encompasses 529 square miles.

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Mid-TN Neighborhoods | Mid-TN Economic Market Area | Education in Mid-TN | Average Temperatures | Drive Times | Nashville News | Weather Reports

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