Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Turkey Bash 2019 at Tony’s Eat and Drink

Turkey Bash

WHAT: Tonys Eat & Drink is gearing up for Thanksgiving with Turkey Bash. It’s their best bar night of the year! Specials include $2 beers (while supplies last), $4.25 Gobble Shots, a Turkey Toss at 7pm and DJ Luck-E goes on at 9pm.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 27, 7pm – 3am

WHERE: Tony’s Eat & Drink, 1000 Meridian Blvd, Suite 100, Franklin

2. Girls Nite Out // Wood & Canvas Workshop at AR Workshop

Girls Nite out Wood & Canvas Workshop

WHAT: AR Workshop is hosting a girls nite out DIY class to make one of their many canvas or wood projects. Choose from pillows, totes, wall hangings, youth aprons, flags and more. Wood projects include plank wood sign, porch sign, bath tray, framed wood sign, round lazy susan, centerpiece box, wood clock, plank wood tray, cake stand, pedestal tray, or wood photo frame. In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of designer paints and (non-toxic!) stain colors.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 26, 6pm – 8:30pm

WHERE: AR Workshop, 330 Mayfield Dr, Suite A-9, Franklin

3. Family Friday 2019 at Loveless Cafe

WHAT: On Friday, November 29, the Loveless Cafe will be hosting its annual Family Friday event where families/children of all ages can kick off the holiday season with free photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, face painting, recipe demonstrations, local shopping and much more!

WHEN: Friday, November 29, 10am

WHERE: 8400 Highway 100, Nashville

4. Zoolumination: Chinese Festival of Lights

Nashville Zoo chinese lantern

WHAT: See Nashville Zoo in a whole new light at Zoolumination: Chinese Festival of Lights, open now through February 2. This massive event will be the largest lantern show in the country spanning more than 60 acres and featuring more than 500 custom-designed lanterns, a life-size holiday village, entertainment and specialty food options, along with the ability to see some of the Zoo’s live animals up close in award-winning exhibits.

This 63-night event will also include “North Pole Village,” a life-size recreation of the village where Santa and his elves live. The village will be comprised of multiple two-story buildings, made entirely of lanterns, a life-size train, holiday trees, light displays and music. Kids can visit Santa nightly until Dec. 23 and local bands and choirs will play traditional Christmas music on select nights.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Zoolumination is 5-9 p.m. every night, closed on Thanksgiving,

WHERE: Nashville Zoo, 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville

5. Turkey Burn

Turkey Burn

WHAT: Burn off the big meal & avoid the shopping stampede this Black Friday at Turkey Burn hosted by Muletown Rec. They are hosting four FREE 30-minute fitness classes from 9-11 am.

9am Pound • 9:30am Spin • 10am Boot Camp • 10:30am Zumba

WHEN: Friday, November 29, 9am – 11am

WHERE: Muletown Rec, 1446 Oak Springs Dr, Columbia