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Celebrate Nashville - October Events

Featured Events for October 2006


Celebrate Nashville - October Events

Celebrate Nashville

Copyright Celebrate Nashville
"Celebrate Nashville" as Nashville's government, neighborhoods, organizations, and community groups host a nine month long series of festivities and events commemorating the 200th anniversary of Nashville's government charter.

"Celebrate Nashville" will be celebrating and highlighting, some of the things, that make Nashville unique and special. The Celebrate Nashville Campaign runs from October 1st, 2006 through July 4th, 2007 and will focus on a different theme each month.

October's Theme: Kick Off Opening Celebrate Nashville

October 1st
-Walk Nashville Week
10/1“Walk to Titan’s Game Day”,10/2 “Walk to Work Day”,10/3 “Walk Anywhere Day”, 10/4 “Walk to School Day”, 10/5 “Walk for Active Aging”, 10/6 “Walk to Lunch Day”, 10/7 “Walk to the Farmer’s Market”, 10/8 “Walk to Worship Day”

- Nashville's Public Square Dedication
Commemorating the 200th anniversary of Nashville's incorporation
Metro Courthouse (in front of)
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

-TACA Fall Craft Fair
Centennial Park
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

October 3rd
Isaiah T. Creswell Middle Arts Magnet School Dedication Ceremony
Isaiah T. Creswell Middle Arts Magnet located at 3500 John Mallette Drive
10 a.m

October 6th
-Orange County Choppers (OCC) in America Tour
Riverfront Park thru October 8th

-Bordeaux Senior and Community Awareness Day
For the Bordeaux Long-Term Care, Knowles Homes and Nashville General Hospital at Meharry.
Bordeaux Long-Term Care Campus (located at 1414 County Hospital Road)
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

October 7th
-Celebration of Cultures
Centennial Park
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

-Schermerhorn Symphony Center Open House
A Day of Free Music
10 a.m. - midnight

-Hands on Harvest
Belle Meade Plantation
Free admission
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

October 8th
Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities Reception
(for descendants of the organization founders Belle Meade Plantation)
Belle Meade Plantation

October 14th
-Historic Germantown's 27th Annual Oktoberfest
Nashville's Historic Germantown
8 a.m. - 7p.m.

-6th Annual Annual Celebrating Neighborhoods Conference
Main Library

-Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence "Meet us at the Bridge"
Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge
10 a.m.

-Hands On Nashville 15th Birthday Celebration
Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

-Nashville Chamber Orchestra Musical Portraits Project Photo Contest
(displayed during Opening Night "Adventure Series" concert)
Schermerhorn Symphony Center

October 15th
Christ Church Cathedral Organ Concert
Featuring Felix Hell
4 p.m.

October 18th
Nashville Fire Department Grand Opening Event
Fire Station 38 (in Madison at 201 Larkin Springs Road)
10 a.m.

October 19th
-"3 Days of Rain" by Richard Greenberg
Tennessee Repertory Theatre (at TPAC's Johnson Theater)
Oct. 19th - Nov. 4th

-“Light the Night Walk” hosted by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Granny White Park in Brentwood- 3-mile Walk
5:30 p.m. check in and walk begins at 7 p.m.

October 20th & 21st
-Grand Ole Opry Birthday Weekend Celebration
Grand Ole Opry 2005 Review

-Tennessee Tailgaters
(An Amateur Cooking Contest for tailgating chefs)
Music City People International
Free, all-day event

October 22nd
Nashville Holocaust Memorial Dedication
Gordon Jewish Community Center
3 p.m.

October 24th
Center for Nonprofit Management’s “Salute to Excellence”
Awards program recognizing the Nashville nonprofit community.
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

October 25th
Grand Opening of the new Demonbreun Viaduct
Metro Public Works and TDOT
Neighborhood celebrations are planned at both ends of the viaduct.
5:45 p.m.

October 26th
Taipei Folk Dance Theater
Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville
Vanderbilt Blair School of Music at Ingram Hall
7 p.m.

October 27th - 29th
Tennessee State Fair Flea Market
Tennessee State Fairgrounds
8 a.m - 5 p.m (times may vary by one hour)

October 27th
Spooky Halloween Evening Tours
Belle Meade Plantation
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

October 28th
7th Annual Old Hickory Presbyterian Church Village Hayride
Old Hickory Presbyterian Church
6:30 p.m

October 29th
Community Trick or Treat
Belle Meade Plantation
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.- Free

November's Theme & Calendar: Family & Homecoming

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