A Nashville Events Calender for the month of June that lists some of the current events and activities taking place in and around Nashville, Tennessee in June.
All Events are listed in the following order:
Annual Events-Holidays-Specials-Daily Events-Ongoing Events-Venues
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Calendar Last Updated - 4/7/2014
Take a tour through our listing of the Best & Most Well-liked Annual Events that take place in and around Nashville every year in the month of June.
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Have any great Father's Day ideas yet? We're sure that you might have a least one lingering around, but if you need more, we've found some of the best places to go with dad this Father's day and also a few nifty ideas as to what to buy your Nashville Dad too.
Fifty years ago, Andy Warhol began working on silkscreen paintings of flowers, the only subject that he revisited throughout his entire career and in almost every medium. Warhol’s flower imagery reveals a softer, more intimate side of an artist best known for his vibrant pop imagery and searing commentary on art and popular culture. This exhibition traces Warhol’s engagement with floral images throughout his life, beginning with early commercial illustrations from the 1950s and the 1964 start of the Flowers series. The exhibition follows the flower theme through the artist’s career with photographs, paintings, and screen prints until 1986, just before his untimely death the following year. Visitors will get a rare chance to experience Warhol’s artificial flower images in parallel with the floral abundance of Cheekwood’s gardens. June 14 – September 7
Every year, Ashland City hosts their annual Summerfest. Along with carnival rides, free concerts, food, games, arts, and crafts, they also normally have a fireworks display as well. Summerfest is being held in 2014 from June 24th-28th.
This summer, the unseen creepers and crawlers of Cheekwood's gardens will have their time in the spotlight as David Rogers' Big Bugs invade the estate's grounds. This seasonal outdoor installation will feature 11 massive-scale insect sculptures, including three giant ants, a gigantic daddy longlegs, and an enormous praying mantis. This exhibition follows Rogers' 2001 Big Bugs exhibition at Cheekwood, promising imaginative, whimsical fun for kids and adults alike. May 24 - August 31
Carnival of the Animals will be at The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet (3630 Redmon Street, Nashville) in Nashville, TN - May 17 through June 1, 2014 A mighty lion learns the value of diversity in this engaging children's ballet. The king of the jungle cannot understand why everyone isn't exactly like him, but a wise and patient bird introduces the lion to a host of jungle creatures -- including an elephant, swan and fish -- to teach him that we are all unique, and it's exactly those differences that make life interesting.