Local Living: 5 Things to do This Week

1. Boo at the Zoo

WHAT: Grab your favorite costume and head to the Nashville Zoo for a delightfully frightful fun during their annual Halloween tradition, Boo at the Zoo!

$19 – Adults & Teens
$14 – Children ages 2-12
Children Under 2 are free but do need a ticket to enter.
*Members save $2 per ticket!

Visit the Nashville Zoo website for a list of animals you’ll see, trick-or-treating details, tips on attending and costume restrictions.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct 24 – Sunday, Oct 27, 5pm – 9pm nightly

WHERE: Nashville Zoo, 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville

2. Flashlight Nights at Oaklands Mansion

WHAT: Explore Murfreesboro’s most mysterious mansion after dark and experience the unusual and creepy. As the doors creak open, the spooks and goblins are waiting to welcome you to Oaklands Mansion.

As you explore the dark corners and dimly lit parlors, you will find unusual and curious items. For your safety, please bring your own flashlight. These special evening openings of the mansion will take place on Thursday, October 24 through Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 7:00pm until 10:00pm.

Tickets are $10 for adults and students ages 12 & up and $5 for children ages 6-11.

Purchase your tickets here.

Park at Oaklands Park Picnic Pavilion located at 427 Roberts Street. Then follow the path to the mansion to begin your tour!

WHEN: Thursday, Oct 24 – Saturday, Oct 26, 7pm – 10pm

WHERE: Oaklands Mansion, 900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro

3. Sushi 101: Family Class

WHAT: Come join Curious Kitchen for a fun & delicious hands-on cooking class that’s all about the umami. Once all the food is made, everyone will sit down at a communal table to enjoy everything that’s been prepared!

Menu: Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce
Sushi Rice Shrimp Tempura with Yum Yum Sauce
California Roll
Spicy Scallop Roll
Green Tea Ice Cream (Curious Kitchen will be purchasing this)
Beverage: Japanese Beer & Plum Wine for 21+ Jasmine Tea

Learn more

WHEN: Thursday, Oct 24, 6pm

WHERE: The Curious Kitchen, 1602 W Northfield #2, Murfreesboro

4. Old Scream Road at Barfield Bash

WHAT: Old Scream Road is Murfreesboro’s scariest hayride.

$5.00 per person.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 23 – Saturday, Oct 26, 7pm – 9pm

WHERE: Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Veterans Pkwy, Murfreesboro

5. USDAA Cynosport World Games Dog Agility Championship

WHAT: The world’s best canine athletes will be unleashed individually to race over obstacle courses against the clock while being navigated by their human partner, using only voice and hand signals. There is nothing more entertaining than watching talented dogs performing against the clock over hurdles and A-frames, through tunnels, hanging tires, weave poles and even the see-saw. Easy for spectators to understand, the object is to score the fastest time with the least penalties. Dogs of all breeds and sizes compete in various classes where obstacles are set based on the height and experience of the dog.

Cynosport® World Games also features numerous shopping opportunities for pet lovers – perfect for early holiday shoppers. The Coliseum concessions offer food and beverages for those who want to spend the full day.

Learn more.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 23 – Sunday, Oct 27

WHERE: Tennessee Miller Coliseum, 304 West Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro