Rutherford Weekend: 5 Things to Do This Weekend

1. Outdoor Murfreesboro: Night Hike

WHAT: Join Outdoor Murfreesboro for a special “flashlights-discouraged” night hike up to the campground to indulge in some stargazing and s’mores! On the hike, they will talk about how our human senses activate or change in the darkness, as well as learn about the nocturnal animals we are sharing the night with. We might even be able to call in a Barred Owl! The hike will be around 2-miles round trip on a paved trail. Feel free to bring flashlights as a backup, but be prepared to keep them off the majority of the time! Reservations are required. Ages: 8+ recommended $3.00 per person
Contact Wilderness Station @ (615) 217-3017.

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WHEN: Friday, Nov 16, 6pm

WHERE: Outdoor Murfreesboro, 697 Veterans Pkwy, Murfreesboro

2. How to Make a Vegetarian Thanksgiving

WHAT:The turkeys will thank you for taking this super fun vegetarian cooking class, just in time for the upcoming holidays. Chefs of all skill levels will learn to prepare festive and tasty holiday alternatives, sure to become favorites!  Menu: Stuffed Portabello Mushroom | Sage Dressing Potato Celery Root Gratin | Fontina Roasted Fennel | Rosemary Breadcrumbs Baked Sweet Potato | Orange & Cranberry Pear Tart | Fresh Whipped Cream Complimentary Pairing: Champagne Cocktails Feel free to BYOB, as well!

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WHEN: Sunday, November 18, 2pm

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

3. Harvest Marketplace

WHAT: Get your holiday shopping finished early at the Harvest Marketplace this weekend. Grab a friend and enjoy craft and boutique vendors of all kinds.

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WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 8am-2pm

WHERE: Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 301 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna

4. Delight the Lights Holiday Celebration

WHAT: Join The Avenue on Sunday, November 18th from 4 – 6 PM in the Central Park (near Bath & Body Works) and roundabout area. This event will include complimentary activities including face painting, live entertainment including DJ, festive stiltwalkers, holiday jugglers and visits with Santa, AND giveaways including the chance to win a $250 Shopping Spree to kick off the holiday season. Plus, don’t miss the inaugural tree lighting in Central Park at The Avenue!

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WHEN: Sunday, November 18, 6pm

WHERE: The Avenue, 2615 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro

5. Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas”

WHAT: This holiday season, discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and come see Irving Berlin’s White Christmas! It’s a must-see classic in a lavish musical that The New York Times says to “put on your wish list.” Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process. Full of dancing, laughter, and some of the greatest songs ever written! Give everyone the gift they’re dreaming of with this merry and bright holiday musical.

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WHEN: Now through November 18 with evening and matinee showtimes

WHERE:  TPAC, 505 Deadrick St, Nashville