Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Paul Simon: Homeward Bound The Farewell Tour

WHAT: Legendary songwriter, recording artist and performer Paul Simon, will perform at the Bridgestone Arena June 20, 2018. Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will bring to the stage a stunning, career-spanning repertoire of timeless hits and classic songs which have permeated and influenced popular culture for generations. According to Simon, the Homeward Bound tour is a fitting culmination of a performing career that began in the early 1960s and has coincided with his artistic journey as a songwriter and recording artist until the present day. He said of this farewell tour, “I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end. Now I know: it feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief. I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my band is a tight, extraordinary group of gifted musicians. I think about music constantly. I am very grateful for a fulfilling career and, of course, most of all to the audiences who heard something in my music that touched their hearts.”

Buy tickets here.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 20, 8pm

WHERE: Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville

2. Summer Solstice Night Hike

WHAT: Can you tell a Katydid call from a Cicada’s? The croak of a Bullfrog from that of a Green Frog? Have you ever called owls or listened to birds going to bed? Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening of “naked-eye” astronomy and listening to the Southern Summer Night chorus show at Owl’s Hill Sanctuary in Brentwood. Cost is $10 per person.

Register here.

WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 7:30pm

WHERE: Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Rd, Brentwood

3. Flip Flops & Pop-Tops Summer Beach Bash

WHAT: – 
SupperClub atThe Avenue Murfreesboro is celebrating summer with Flip-Flops & Pop-Tops Summer Beach Bash. The outdoor event will take place in the Courtyard next to Talbots.

Enjoy awesome Summertime tunes under the stars. Bar Louie will offer up a selection of delicious small bites from their new menu paired with Bar Louie summertime cocktails. Sample a selection of delicious Steel Barrel Brews from Murfreesboro’s newest attraction – Hop Springs. Participate in a variety of games for great prizes and giveaways for all.

Flip-Flops & Pop-Tops Summer Beach Bash is brought to you by SupperClub at The Avenue, a series of exclusive intimate pop-up events designed to bring friends together to support our community. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

Tickets are limited. To purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite.com. For group rates and sponsorship inquiries, contact Neal DiPentino at 615-895-8107, neal@dpamedia.net.

Note: In the event of inclement weather, the event may be moved indoors.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 6:30p – 8:30p

WHERE: The Avenue Murfreesboro, 2615 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro

4. International Day of Yoga

WHAT: Bring your mat or blanket and enjoy a free family day of Yoga fun, health & wellness! The event consists of various types of yoga from goats to Mommy & me.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 10am- 2pm

WHERE: Harlinsdale Farm, 239 Franklin Rd, Franklin

5. Movie in the Park: The LEGO Ninjago Movie

WHAT: Bring a chair or pack a blanket and come to Pinkerton Park for an evening movie! This free summer movie series will begin at 8 pm or at sunset. Concessions items will be available for purchase. We hope to see you under the stars!

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, June 22, 8pm

WHERE: Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin