Rutherford Weekend: 5 Things to Do This Weekend

1. Holiday Sparks Market

WHAT: Join us for a Family Fun event featuring vendor booths, food trucks, a silent auction and a bake sale. Santa will also be stopping by for photos! So avoid the lines at the mall and get your holiday photos and shopping done all while supporting the Blackman Elementary PTO.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov 3, 9am-3p

WHERE: Blackman Elementary School, 586 Fortress Blvd, Murfreesboro

2. Country Ham Breakfast to Benefit the Widows and Orphans Fund

WHAT: The 36th Country Ham Breakfast will be held this weekend. Included in the $10.00 per person price is real country ham, eggs, potato wedges, biscuits & gravy, along with juice, jelly, coffee and great fellowship. Serving hours are 7:00 am until 10:00 am. The proceeds will benefit the Tennessee Grand Lodge Widows and Orphans Fund.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov 3, 7am-10am

WHERE: Sam Davis Masonic Lodge #661, 101 Mary Law Dr, Smyrna

3. Christmas at Oaklands

WHAT:  We all know it is important to shop local! This holiday season, why not consider the shop at Oaklands Mansion for unique locally made gifts for friends and family.
The shop at Oaklands offers beautiful locally made pottery, hand dipped soy candles, all natural soaps and bath products, works of art in turned wood, and other items made by talented local artisans.

Lighted porcelain miniatures of the Oaklands Mansion were produced exclusively for Oaklands and they will make a perfect addition to your holiday village display.

All purchases made at the shop benefit the Association and their ongoing efforts to preserve this historic treasure and to educate the visiting public.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Christmas at Oaklands opened Nov 1 and continues 10am-4pm Mondays-Saturdaya and Sundays 1pm-4pm through December 23.

WHERE: Oaklands Mansion, 900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro

4. Resurrection: A Journey Tribute Band

WHAT: ‘Resurrection – A Journey Tribute’ is an internationally recognized, Nashville-based Journey tribute band. Doors open at 6:15pm – Resurrection begins at 8pm
Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 8pm-11p

WHERE: Main Street Music, 527 West Main St, Murfreesboro

5. Home Sweet Home Band Concerts

WHAT: Celebrate Arts in the Parks with these talented local musicians as they share songs that entertained and stirred emotions in soldiers and civilians during the Civil War. They will present two 45-minute concerts near the visitor center at 11am & 2pm.

Musicians include Rob Pearcy, Daniel Rothwell, Elaine Winters and Amanda Shields.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 11am-2:45pm

WHERE:  Stones River National Battlefield, 1563 North Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro