Rutherford Weekend: 5 Things to do This Weekend

1. Annual Puppy Plunge at Sports*Com

WHAT: Bring your pup to enjoy a dip in the pool at Boro Beach. All dogs must have current vaccinations. Spayed and neutered pets are preferred. Humans will not be allowed in the water; dogs only. No features of the outdoor pool will be operating for this event. No aggressive dogs allowed.

$1 per dog. Call 615-895-5040 for more information.

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 10am – 1pm

WHERE: Sports*com, 2310 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro

2. Kid’s Club: Pirates Day

WHAT: Arrr! Lets set sail for a fun pirate day! Meet a pirate and enjoy free arts n crafts, face painting, balloon art, games and more! First 100 kids to register at the Stones River table will receive a free goody bag. For more information, visit

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019, 11am – 1pm

WHERE: Stones River Mall, 1720 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro

3. National Play Day

WHAT: Walmart is celebrating National Play Day. Come visit on Saturday, September 14 from 12–4 and play with the newest toys, enjoy fun photo ops, join a scavenger hunt, and pick up a Wonder Pack, while supplies last!

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 12pm – 4pm

WHERE: Walmart Murfreesboro – Old Fort Pkwy, 2000 Old Fort Pkwy, Murfreesboro

4. Monarch Migration

WHAT: Join Smyrna Outdoor and Recreation this weekend to learn a little about caretaking for Monarch Butterflies and other unique information about them. This event will have education and identification of monarch butterflies and free milkweed seeds! There will be a live monarch tagging and release at 10:00am, assuming favorable conditions. Learn which plants are good to attract butterflies to your yard. Sharp Springs Natural Area, 311 Jefferson Pike, Shelter E.

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 9am – 12pm

WHERE: Sharp Springs Natural Area, Shelter E., 311 Jefferson Pike, Smyrna

5. Sam Davis Heritage Days

WHAT: These popular living history days play host to over 1,000 elementary students on Friday and feature more than 20 historical demonstrations. With hands-on activities and captivating reenactors, students learn about 19th century life. These events take place over 2 days. Fridays are open to school groups and Saturdays are open to the General Public. Bring the whole family and join us for this special event!

WHEN: Friday, September 13 & Saturday, September 14, 2019 9am – 4pm

WHERE: Sam Davis Home, 1399 Sam Davis Rd, Smyrna