Local Living: 5 Things to do This Week

1. The Summer Party at Oaklands

WHAT: Join friends and neighbors at Oaklands Mansion on Friday evening, July 19th at 6:30pm for The Summer Party. Uncle Bud’s – Murfreesboro, TN will be serving southern fried chicken and catfish, both on the grounds and in the Maney Hall ballroom. Mouth-watering desserts will be provided by Goodness Gracious Cafe and Catering at Readyville Mill. In addition to great food and desserts, guests will enjoy a full bar courtesy of Murfreesboro Wine and Spirits. Signature summer cocktails will be hand crafted by our friends from Prichards’ Distillery.

The Summer Party is a fun, casual evening with traditional southern food, friends, neighbors and live music all served-up on the front lawn of the beautiful and historic Oaklands Mansion.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, July 19, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

WHERE: Oaklands Mansion, 900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro

2. Marvel Movie Trivia Night

WHAT: Marvel fans, show off your *super* fandom during trivia night at Puckett’s Murfreesboro on Tuesday, July 16 at 7pm for your chance to win prizes and bragging rights among your fellow Marvel-movie-fan friends. Call 629-201-6916 to make reservations, which aren’t required but ARE highly recommended.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 16, 7pm

WHERE: Puckett’s Murfreesboro, 114 N. Church St., Murfreesboro

3. Island Fun Run

WHAT: Celebrate National Parks & Recreation Month with a fun run on the island. Run or walk the 1-mile route as many times as you’d like. No pre-registration, just show up! There will be music and prizes. Free for all ages!

Learn more here.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 17, 7pm – 8pm

WHERE: Gateway Island Greenway, Murfreesboro

4. 52nd Annual Murfreesboro Antiques Show

WHAT: One of the South’s oldest antique show and sales, always held the third weekend in July. For 52 years, the antiques show has brought some of the finest antique dealers to Middle TN.

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WHEN: Friday, July 19 10am – 5pm; Saturday, July 20 10am – 5pm and Sunday, July 21 11am – 4pm

WHERE: 1660 Middle Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro

5. La Vergne Farmers Market

WHAT: The La Vergne Farmers Market takes place Tuesday afternoon. Vendors bring fresh, local goods each week.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 16, 3pm – 7pm

WHERE: La Vergne Farmers Market, 337 Stones River Road, La Vergne