Local Living: 5 Things to do This Week

1. Pontiac Alley at Carpe Café

WHAT: Pontiac Alley, a mixture of Americana, Bluegrass, Rockabilly & Country. Come to a show and you will be tapping your toes and grinning from ear to ear.

WHEN: Friday, January 3, 2020, 7p-9:30p

WHERE: Carpe Café, 115 Front St, Smyrna, TN 37167

2. Toddler Tuesdays at Sam Davis Home

WHAT: Calling all MOPS! Bring your toddlers for a morning of learning through Creative Play.

Games, Crafts, Hikes, Experiments, Live Animals and so much 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, December 31, 10a -11a

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

3. 157th Anniversary Ranger Programs


WHAT: Join a ranger at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce visitor center (3050 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129) as they use the outdoor map to explain the Stones River Campaign events that played out 157 years ago to the day. Hear a park ranger tell the story of a soldier or unit on the ground where they fought in the Battle of Stones River and follow a ranger in your car and stop at several key locations as you explore the places and people that make up the Battle of Stones River story.

WHEN: Monday, December 30, 11a-3:30p

WHERE: Stones River National Battlefield, 3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro

4. Family New Year’s Eve at Lanes, Trains and Automobiles

WHAT: Lanes, Trains, and Automobiles is offering three New Year’s Eve family packages from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.: Bowling Bash; Bowling, Bumping, and More; and VIP Glow Bowl Pizza Buffet. The first package provides three hours of bowling, shoe rental, and party favors for up to six people for $70. For $100, up to six people can bowl, ride bumper cars, play Murf Wars, and enjoy New Year’s party favors. The VIP package includes all of the previous package, plus unlimited pizza and drinks. Register online by clicking here.

5. Polar Bear Plunge


WHAT: Kick start your New Year by plunging into the Boro Beach pool at Sports*Com!
Entry fee: one non-perishable food item for Green House Ministries

Register in the gym at Sports*Com which will be transformed into an Arctic Adventure complete with games, inflatables and hot chocolate. At 10:00 a.m., plungers and spectators will make the cold trek outdoors to enjoy the refreshing frigid water. T-shirts to commemorate your questionable actions will be available for purchase on site at the event.
This event is for all ages.

For more information, contact Cody Saffel at [email protected], or (615) 895-5040.

WHEN: Saturday, January 4, 8:30a-11a

WHERE: Murfreesboro Sports* Com, 2310 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro