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December Events in Nashville

Listing of December 2014 Events in Nashville

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A Nashville Events Calender for the month of December that lists some of the current events and activities taking place in and around Nashville, Tennessee in December.

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

December Annual Event Guide

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Annual Events
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 December.

12/5-12/7 Romulus Hunt

Just say the name Carly Simon and beloved songs such as “That’s the way I’ve always heard it should be” and “You’re so vain” immediately spring to mind. In 1993, Carly Simon took her gift of melody and her fearless examination of love and relationships, and created this opera, Romulus Hunt. At the time of the opera’s premiere, it was heralded as “one of the most important American operas since Porgy and Bess”. We invite you to join Nashville Opera as Carly Simon takes us on the poignant and heartfelt journey of a loving, yet fractured family as they search for healing, reconciliation and redemption.

Father of the Bride

Ongoing Event
Mr. Banks has just learned that one of the young men he has seen occasionally about the house is about to become his son-in-law. His daughter, Kay, announced the engagement out of nowhere. Mrs. Banks and her sons are happy, but Mr. Banks is in a dither. Buckly, the groom-to-be, and Kay don't want a "big" wedding, just a simple affair with a few friends. Soon, however, that idea is out. Then the trouble really begins. Directed by Michael Rex. December 5 - 21

Radio Romance

Ongoing Event
Radio Romance: Mainstream Country in the 1980s highlights a collection of artists that heavily incorporated pop influences into their country music. The exhibit features revolutionary pop-country artists Barbara Mandrell, Janie Fricke, Eddie Rabbitt, Steve Wariner and more. The exhibit is located on the 2nd floor inside the “Sing Me Back Home” exhibit and will run through April 2015.

Nashville's Nutcracker

Ongoing Event
Nashville's Nutcracker with the Nashville Symphony - Relive the wonder of a child's holiday dream and accompany Clara on a fantastic adventure through the Lands of Snow and Sweets. Enjoy the grandeur of yesteryear as we travel back to 1897 for what has become Nashville's own beloved holiday tradition. December 6-21, 2014 TPAC's Jackson Hall

Tennessee State Parks Events

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Various Park Venues
Celebrate Tennessee's State Parks! Discover miles of scenic waterways and acres of pristine land. Activities range from hikes, outdoor events, and family-friendly fun to weekend getaways and more.

December Events & Exhibits at the Frist

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Venue
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, located at 919 Broadway in downtown Nashville, is an art exhibition center dedicated to presenting the finest visual art from local, regional, U.S., and international sources in a program of changing exhibitions. See what's Happening at the Frist this month.

December Events at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center

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Venue
The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, named in honor of the late Maestro Kenneth Schermerhorn, is home to Nashville Symphony. The Symphony performs more than 100 classical, pop, and special concert events each year and the Schermerhorn Symphony Center also hosts numerous other special events year-round.

December Events at the Belcourt Theatre

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Venue
Housed in Nashville's last historic neighborhood theatre, the Belcourt Theatre provides opportunities for people of all ages to discover, explore and learn through the power of film, music and theatre.

December Events at the Bridgestone Arena

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Venue
As Nashville's largest venue and home to the Nashville Predators hockey team, the Bridgestone
Arena offers plenty of sports action as well as the biggest concerts to be found in Middle Tennessee.

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