Mid-state holiday activities for the weekend of Dec. 8-9

Dec 5, 2018

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.  (OSBORNE)  --  Lauren Breeze with NashvilleFunForFamilies.com is helping WMOT track holiday events here in Middle Tennessee. Here are Lauren's suggestions for this weekend:



Dec. 8/9


Music City Winterfest

Spend Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM at Centennial Park for Music City Winterfest. Watch the beard competition, make s’mores, take a carriage ride, and enjoy the music. There will also be 65 vendors so you can do some holiday shopping and a variety of food and drink vendors. Kids are free and tickets for adults are $5.


Christmas on the Square

Come to Lebanon for the annual Christmas on the Square. You can get some shopping done while enjoying Christmas music, kids activities, food trucks, a live nativity scene, and an outdoor movie.


Dickens of a Christmas

Transport your family back to the times of Charles Dickens in downtown Franklin. Dickens of a Christmas is free and open on both Saturday and Sunday. There will be over 200 musicians, dancers, and characters filling the streets. Feel free to dress in Victorian costumes to add to the ambiance.


Under the Big Top

See Scott Hamilton’s Skating Academy’s holiday show, Under the Big Top, on Saturday at 4 PM at the Ford Ice Center. Skaters will take you on a magical journey on ice in their production of “The Christmas Mouse Goes to the Circus.” Tickets are available at the Ford Ice Center front desk for $15.


A Christmas Story

Nashville Rep’s live production of A Christmas Story is in in it’s 10th and final year. Get tickets through the TPAC box office. The show is at the Johnson Theatre and will be performed on Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30 and 2:30 on Sunday.