Local Living: 5 Things to do This Week

1. A Mansion in Mourning

WHAT: The clocks are stopped at the hour of death, the curtains are drawn and the mirrors draped in black…come explore the unusual mourning customs and creepy superstitions of the Victorian era at Oaklands Mansion from October 1st through 31st.

Guided tours are available from October 1 through 31, 2019, during regular visiting hours, Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sundays 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., with the last tour beginning at 3:00 p.m. Regular admission rates apply. For reservations and rates for groups, contact Mary Beth Nevills, Educational Director of Oaklands Mansion.

WHEN: Times this week – Tuesday, Oct 1 through Saturday, Oct 5 10am – 4pm. More times here.

WHERE: Oaklands Mansion, 900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro

2. Game Galaxy Pinball Tournament

WHAT: Game Galaxy will be having a Group Matchplay tournament and giving out promotional pinball prizes from the days of old (keychains, coasters, etc.) to paid entrants.

$5 Cover/$5 Entry fee, access to 400+ Arcade and pinball games.

Format will be 6 rounds. Top 4 finalists will receive a payout of 70/20/10 split (payout values are based on PAID entrants) games TBA on Tourney day.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 1, 7:30pm

WHERE: Game Galaxy, 3 S Lowry Street, Smyrna

3. Night Market

WHAT: This is a FREE Community event to bring fresh local food and artists to the community. Enjoy the beautiful grounds of the Historic Sam Davis Home as you meet local farmers and artist and be sure to take home some wonderful local goods!

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 1, 4pm – 8pm

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

4. Acoustic Country Music Jam & Singalong on the Patio

WHAT: Grab a beer, bring your instruments and singing voices, and join Nashville artist Ben Owens on the patio on Thursday nights (7-10) to sing the best country songs ever written! Free to all ages and dogs welcome!

WHEN: Thursday, Oct 3, 7pm – 10pm

WHERE: Hop Springs, 6790 John Bragg Hwy, Murfreesboro

5. Taco & Mas Tacos Beer Fest

WHAT: Join Mayday Brewery for National Taco Day with their Taco Fest! They will have delicious tacos and beer to make you drool. Small batch beers to be announced! 22 beers, cider and a hard seltzer on tap plus Catarina’s Mexican Food Truck  and Chilito’s Mexican Food Truck

Pop-Up Artists include:
Ryan Frizzell ( The Rhinovirus)
Gregory Lannom
Meagan Armes
Rachel Odom
Mai Moonshine
Bug St Paul
E Roy Lee
Dinky Inked Art

WHEN: Friday, October 4, 5pm

WHERE: Mayday Brewery, 521 Old Salem Rd, Murfreesboro