Mixer in the Arcade
Thus, Oct 18. Arcade - 2nd Floor Galleries. 256-4522. 5:30 pm. Free. Experience a taste of wine and art with downtown neighbors and friends at the Arcade! Each gallery will feature its own distinct wine and appetizers will be served. Participating galleries includeDangenart Gallery, Fov Studio, Visual Impact Photography, Digigraph, SQFT Gallery, Studio 66, Twist Art Gallery, Julep Photography, and Art Rogue. Special evening offer at Odyssey's End: 15% off all local art and craft.
Nashville Symphony Discount!
Thurs - Sat, Oct 18 - 20. Schermerhorn Symphony Center. One Symphony Place. Performance times vary. Acclaimed Russian-born pianist Olga Kern returns to Nashville to perform Beethoven's final concerto, "Emperor." There's more to love as this concert also includes Tchaikovsky's hauntingly beautiful Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique." 20% discount offer for Downtown Details subscribers is valid for tickets to Beethoven & Tchaikovsky concert only. To purchase discounted tickets, call the Nashville Symphony box office at 687-6400 and mention source code 4367.
Sat, Oct 20. Tennessee State Museum. 505 Deaderick. 741-2692. 1 - 4 pm. Free. Costumed story tellers will tell ghost stories from Tennessee's past, including the Bell Witch and Spearfinger. Plus, crafts, games, and refreshments. Children are encouraged to wear costumes.
Farmers' Market Harvest Festival
Sat, Oct 20. Nashville Farmers' Market. 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd (formerly 8th Avenue North). 11 am - 2 pm. Free. Celebrate the harvest season! Bluegrass music, unique crafts, cooking demos, kids crafts and a giant pumpkin patch.
Law Enforcement Talent Showcase
Mon, Oct 17. Wildhorse Saloon. 120 2nd Avenue North. Doors open at 5:30 pm, show starts at 6:30 pm. $15 general admission, $50 VIP. Employees of the Metro Nashville Police Department will sing, dance and perform stand-up comedy. Proceeds benefit the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Metro Police Officer Danita Marsh who was injured while working a domestic violence incident. Tickets sold at the door or by calling 862-7501 or 862-7329.
My Fair Lady
Tues - Sun, October 23 - 28. TPAC's Jackson Hall. 255-ARTS. Performance times vary. $20 - $72. Lerner and Loewe's legendary musical about the tale of Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle.
Party Hard for the Arts!
Wed, Oct 24. Hard Rock Cafe. 100 Broadway. 782-4018. 6:30 - 9:30 pm. $10 for Marquee members, $20 for non-members. TPAC's premier membership club, Marquee, is having a party at the Hard Rock. Live music by Cody Bender, appetizers, wine and beer. To RSVP and for more info, visit tpac.org/marquee
Nashville Ghost Tours
October is the perfect month for a ghost tour through downtown Nashville and Nashville Ghost Tours has added additional tours for various nights throughout the month. The 90-minute walking tour includes the State Capitol, the Ryman, and Printer's Alley. Visit nashvilleghosttours.com or call 884-3999 for tour dates and times. $15 for adults, $8 for children. Reservations preferred, but walk-ups are welcome.