The Sam Davis Home invites guests to have a frightfully good time at A Frightful Night held Saturday, October 19th and Saturday, October 26th, 2013. The evening will begin with a catered dinner in the Creek House at 6 p.m. followed by a frightening film in the museum theatre. Those brave enough to continue the evening after the spooky film will embark on a haunted hayride to the front porch of the historic Sam Davis Home. Throughout the hayride and ghost tours of the historic house and property, guests will hear true haunting tales experienced by staff, visitors and volunteers. Reservations are required for the event with pre-paid admission of $25 per person. To make a reservation or to receive details regarding the meal and film, please call (615) 459-2341. October 19, 2013 October 26, 2013
The Sam Davis Home will host "Cult of Mourning" which was at its peak during 1850-1890. The house will be prepared for a funeral, with mirrors draped in black cloth and clocks stopped at the time of death. View the Mourning artifacts and learn the history of this practice to respect and mourn for the deceased.
Halloween, one of autumn’s most colorful and fun festivities, is eagerly anticipated by most children. This year, bring the kids and have a Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus and Lucy Halloween as the Great Pumpkin comes to your local Bass Pro Shops. Free kids’ activities including fun crafts, a costume parade and “Trick-or-Treating” will be available at Bass Pro Shop in the last two weekends in October.
The History of the Bell Witch of Adams Tennessee is one of the most vicious spirits ever documented on paranormal science. Every year, the Bell Witch Cave offers all kinds of events during Halloween such as candlelight tours of the haunted cave, hayrides, storytelling, psychic readings and tours of the replica John Bell Cabin as well..
Legend of the Bell Witch
Brain Matters is an interactive exhibit that has in depth information about the brain, how it works and information about diseases and disorders. This exhibit consists of three stations that allow you to spend as much time as you like delving into the mystery of the human brain. Located in 100 Oaks Mall (upstairs), this Vanderbilt exhibit is free and open to the public during regular mall hours.
From the first day of fall, September 21st, through the month of October, Visitors are invited to celebrate the season's changes at Cheekwood. From scarecrows hidden among the trails, to a pumpkin patch to a breathtaking assortment of fall's signature flower, the chrysanthemum, Cheekwood Harvest is the perfect way to jump into fall! There will also be weekly special events, live music, "Art"ivities in the studio, and the return of Trains!, not to mention some of the most gorgeous weather of the year. There will be much to see and do during Cheekwood Harvest, with activities every weekend that will please all members in the household.