Rutherford Weekend: 5 Things to do This Weekend

1. Nature Art with Outdoor Murfreesboro

WHAT: Drop in any time between 10:00am and 12:00pm to complete a variety of nature crafts! You will create nature cuffs, weavings, and painted leaf mobiles. All ages welcome. Cost is $2/person.

WHEN: Saturday, August 24, 10am-12pm

WHERE: Outdoor Murfreesboro, 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro

2. Graphite Circuits at the TEC

WHAT: Participants will create an electrical circuit with graphite, LED, and a battery. You can draw anything from a circle to a lighthouse; just use your imagination!

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 from 1pm-4pm

WHERE: Technology Engagement Center, 306 Minerva Drive, Murfreesboro

3. Grape Harvest Day

WHAT: The Master Gardeners of Rutherford County are hosting their annual, free Grape Harvest at the vineyard at Lane Agripark in Murfreesboro. Pick a lug of grapes to get a jug! You must bring your own clean gallon jug to take home fresh grape juice once all the harvesting is done! The Master Food Volunteers will be on site for instructions on how to use your juice to make jelly and other items! The MTSU Fermentation science department will have their Destemmer and Crusher there making the grapes into a juice that is delicious! The Rutherford County Farmer’s Co-op will have a trailer ride for you to get to the vineyard from the community center parking lot, so please park there and jump on the wagon to be taken to the vineyard!

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 from 7am-11am

WHERE: Lane-Agri Park, 315 John Rice Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

4. Back to School Carnival

WHAT: Bring the family and enjoy jump-house and carnival games. Food and ice cream trucks on site, giveaways, movie on the lawn, and unlimited rides and activities with purchase of a $5 wristband.

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 from 6pm-8:30pm

WHERE: Springhouse Worship and Arts Center, 14119 Old Nashville Hwy

5. Threat Fest 2019

WHAT: Threat Fest is an annual DIY festival that celebrates the middle Tennessee music scene. This year’s lineup includes these artists: Greyhaven (KY) [Equal Vision Records], Idle Threat., Beginning, Bloom (VA) [Artery Global], En Love (OH) [Delayed Gratification Records], Faith Holt, farfromit. (OH) [Delayed Gratification Records], FFN (InVogue Records), Khamsin, The Low Blow, Maewyn (KY), Mess (MO), Mile Twenty Four, Nicholas Wall, Offhand, Pale Lungs, Peach, Purity Among Thieves, Roam Zoetta, Salt Creek – NE, sicko, Tummyache (Poor Man Records), Versor, and X.Y. Spaces (AL).

WHEN: Threatfest Friday, August 23 from 6pm-11pm and Saturday, August 24 from 6pm-11pm. Depot BBQ days Saturday, August 24 from 6-9p

WHERE: Carpe Artista, 101 Front Street, Smyrna