Local Living: 5 Things to Do This Week

1. Nolensville Library Book Sale

WHAT: Check out the Friends of the Nolensville Library book sale November 7-10 at the Nolensville Library. This is the primary fundraiser for programming and supplies for the library. The dates and hours are:

Learn more here.

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov 7, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday, Nov 8, 10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday, Nov 9, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, Nov 10, 9:00am – 2:00pm
*There is a $5 bag sale all day Saturday. We provide the bag; you fill ‘er up!

WHERE: Nolensville Library, 915 Oldham Drive, Nolensville

2. Kimbro’s Deconstructed Songwriter Night

WHAT: Musicians and writers and players of all types – this is where it’s at! Tuesday nights are something special at Kimbro’s when they host their Deconstructed Songwriter Night.
Sign-ups start around 6, slots start at 7, you play 3 songs, and Kimbro’s will be jammin’ until the break of dawn! The host this week is Rob Higginbotham.

The open mic night is very free-form… that means whatever your music bag is, bring it and share it. It’ll be a night to remember and you’ll see why people talk about it so much.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov 6, 6pm-1am

WHERE: The Legendary Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor, 214 S Margin St, Franklin

3. Bourbon & Rye Holiday Open House

WHAT: Come and shop Bourbon & Rye’s new Christmas decor and gifts Friday the 9th and enjoy 15% off storewide, cookies and cider. Saturday, the 10th, enjoy 15% off all Holiday decor, cookies and cider! Hope to see you all there!!

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday & Saturday, Nov 9-10

WHERE: Bourbon & Rye, 7006 City Center Way, Fairview

4. Double Dare Live


WHAT: On your mark, get set, GO! The messiest game show on TV is now the messiest game show on the road. Nickelodeon’s Double Dare Live is coming to TPAC and all the Slime soaking, pie plastering, and booger busting will be hosted by the Double Dare legend himself Marc Summers! Bring your whole family to the show you loved as a child. You might even get chosen to compete to win by answering brain-bending trivia questions, complete messy physical stunts and even run the legendary obstacle course!

Learn more here.

WHEN: Friday, Nov 9, 7:30pm

WHERE: TPAC, 505 Deadrick St, Nashville

5. Blue & Gray Days

WHAT: Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. At both Carter House and Carnton, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands-on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living history experience is the perfect field trip and great for families.

This year includes in the living historians and re-enactors are Pres. Abraham Lincoln, Gen. U.S. Grant, Confederate and Federal Soldiers, 19th-century cricket players, and living historians performing tasks from every day life in the 1800s.

General Admission for Blue & Gray Days is included with the purchase of a Classic House Tour. A grounds pass only may be purchased for $10.00.

Classic House Tour and Grounds Pass Tickets are purchased the day-of the event in either the Carter House or Carnton visitor centers.

Learn more here.

WHEN: Thursday – Saturday Nov 8-10

WHERE: Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, 1200 Forrest Park Ave, Nashville