Local Living: 5 Things to do This Week

1. 2nd Annual Pickin’ at Puckett’s


WHAT: Enjoy a night out for a good cause! The evening will feature music and comedy by Gary Jenkins, Puckett’s signature menu items. This event benefits The Journey Home, Murfreesboro and Journey Home clients will be at the event to share some of their stories. The Journey Home is a┬áChristian community outreach serving the poor in Rutherford County, providing food, affordable housing, and resources to help individuals and families reintegrate into community life.

WHEN: Thursday, Aug 29, 6pm – 9pm

WHERE: 114 North Church Street, Murfreesboro

2. Rubiks Groove at Main Street Music

WHAT: Rubiks Groove describes themselves as an “Outside of the Box” 80s & 90s Tribute Band! This high energy, character-driven act will take you back to the best era of music with a complete 360-degree interactive experience that includes live music from rock to hip hop, characters, costumes, and videos!

WHEN: Friday, Aug 30, 8pm – 11:30pm

WHERE: Main Street Music 527 West Main St, Murfreesboro

3. Nashville Game Night South


WHAT: Come play board games with your friends in a fun-filled atmosphere. Bring your own games or just show up and see what’s on the table. Dice games, card games, board games, co-op gaming and more. These aren’t your grandparent’s games (or maybe they are if your grandparents are awesome).

Nashville Game Night is open to gamers.

You can sign up in advance for specific games, join a game spontaneously, or host your own.

WHEN: Thursday, Aug 29, 5pm – 8pm

WHERE: The Casual Pint of Smyrna, 427 Sam Ridley Pkwy, Smyrna

4. Toddler Tuesdays at Sam Davis House

WHAT: Bring your toddlers for a morning of learning through Creative Play.
Games, Crafts, Hikes, Experiments, Live Animals and more will make this an event that you and your toddler do not want to miss. Toddler Tuesdays take place on the last Tuesday of every month from 10:00-11:00am (rain or shine). During nice weather, pack your lunch and plan to stay and enjoy the grounds after the program.

$5 per toddler (or participating sibling), parent/guardians-Free.

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug 27, 10am – 11am

WHERE: Historic Sam Davis Home, 1399 Sam Davis Rd, Smyrna

5. Graphic Novel Book Club

WHAT: Fans and novices alike are encouraged to check out the graphic novel book club at Linebaugh. “Let’s Get Graphic” focuses on all genres of this format. The group will revisit classics, as well as, discuss more recent Graphic Novel titles.

The club will meet the 4th Wednesday of each month in the Linebaugh Club Room, unless otherwise noted.

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug 28, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

WHERE: Linebaugh Library, 105 W Vine St, Murfreesboro