Rutherford Weekend: 5 Thing to This Weekend

1. International Play Music on the Front Porch Day

WHAT: “What if for one day everything stopped…and we all just listened to the music?”
In 2018. thousands of musicians from at least 60 countries and over 600 cities participated and the movement continues to grow every day. Musicians from across the globe, regardless of their differences, are finding common ground through music.

Play Music On The Porch Day knows that music is powerful and universal. It doesn’t matter if you play an Oud, a Guitarrón, a Nyckelharpa, or a Guitar. When you pick up your instrument and start to play the world disappears and you get lost in the sounds.
Music goes beyond words. It can transcend the most difficult barriers. It ties us together like a thread through our hearts. Our skin is many colors but music is in our blood, our bones and our soul.

On August 31, the WSU Bluegrass Pickers and Sam Davis Home invites the community to share talents, passions, and music. Together let us show the world the power that music holds. Bring your acoustic instrument and enjoy a great afternoon. All skill levels are encouraged and welcome. It will be a fun time to play or just listen.

WHEN: Saturday, August 31, 1p-4p

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

2. 2nd Street Food Fiesta and Anniversary

WHAT: MaeMax Market is celebrating their 2nd year of business and 2nd street food fiesta! MaeMax (named after the owners two children) brings Filipino food to Middle Tennessee. The owners truly wish to share a little of their joy and blessings with local and new faces, hearing stories about how food brings back memories of home and serving their customers with great food and service. The Street Food Fiesta is just one more way for them to do that. Food line up includes:

• Pork BBQ
• Squid on stick
• Adidas
• Isaw (pork)
• Chicken BBQ

WHEN: Sunday, September 1, 6p-9p

WHERE: Maemax Market, 3016 W. Nir Shreibman Blvd, La Vergne

3. Adult Field Day “Artist vs Everybody”

WHAT: Who wants a break from “Adulting”? Adult Field Day Nashville is the new wave in adult fun. Every professional needs some time to unwind, socialize with their friends and meet some new ones. This event will be a fun-filled day of games and activities. There will be trophies and prizes for winning teams. This is an 18 & Up event, therefore, no alcohol is permitted on the premises.

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WHEN: Saturday, August 31, 10a-2p

WHERE: 115 Floyd Mayfield Dr, LaVergne

4. Annual National Bacon Day Festival

WHAT: On Saturday, McKnight park/sports com is hosting a bacon-themed party! This is an outdoor event featuring craft vendors, a merchandise booth, food trucks, concessions (sno cones, funnel cakes, pork skins, etc), drink vendors (lemonade, iced coffee and more), free bounce houses/inflatables, face painting, henna tattoos, cutout photo boards, a mechanical hog ride, and hourly raffle prizes. They will also have music entertainment Macy Tabor from 12-2pm and 3-5pm! Bring the whole family and discover all the different bacon-themed items! This event is free.  Dogs are allowed on a leash. There is no alcohol at this event.

WHEN: Saturday, August 31, 11a-7p

WHERE: McKnight Park, 120 Dejarnette Ln, Murfreesboro

5. Labor Day Pool Party

WHAT: Listen to music, lie by the pool and play a few games. Head to Boro Beach (outdoor pool at Sports*Com) for the last day of the season! Fun, food, games and prizes! $7 Adults, $5 Youth, Seniors & Military

WHEN: Monday, Sept 2 from 10a-4:30p

WHERE: Boro Beach at Sports*Com, 2310 Memorial Boulevard, Murfreesboro