Arts & Culture Events


Shakespeare in the Park
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and head to Centennial Park in Nashville for their annual Shakespeare in the Park performances from August 10 through September 17 to see Antony & Cleopatra and The Winter’s Tale. Enjoy some cooler weather outdoors as Shakespeare’s greatest works are brought to life. Food and drink vendors are there at 6pm along with “Talking Shakespeare,” with various special guests, pre-show entertainment at 6:30pm and the performance at 7:30pm.

Songwriters Under the Stars
Held on both August 25 and 26 from 7:30pm-11pm at Cheekwood, the night will feature an evening of song and symphony on the idyllic grounds. Located on the Swan Lawn, you’ll hear music from the Music City-Hit Makers along with the Music City Symphony. Drinks and food from Edleys BBQ will be available for purchase.

Part of the Plan
From September 8 through September 24 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC), check out one of the new American musical’s, Part of the Plan, a captivating tale during the post World War II boom and the change and upheaval during the 1960s and 1970s. Enjoy the music and lyrics of the late, celebrated singer-songwriter, Dan Fogelberg. The story follows the lives of an adopted boy and the teenaged girl of privilege who was forced to give him up.

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with the Nashville Symphony
The evening of September 10 at 7:30pm, will be a wondrous evening of Tchaikovsky’s greatest hits performed under the stars at Ascend Amphitheater with fireworks. Notable songs you will hear will be the 1812 Overture paired with the stunning fireworks display, Capriccio Italien, Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and the Piano Concerto No. 1 with sensational pianist Joyce Yang.

My Fair Lady
The Hendersonville Performing Arts Center (HPAC) is presenting, My Fair Lady, from September 14 to October 1, with performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. This wonderful and elegant classic will feature one of musical theater’s greatest scores like, “Wouldn’t It Be Lovely,” “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face,” and “The Rain in Spain.” It will be a great start to the 2017-2018 season at HPAC!

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