BABIES IN THE GALLERY
Carl Van Vechten Gallery at Fisk, Nashville
Friday, Sept. 20

Fisk musicians pair artwork with songs and introduce the pairings. The tour is designed for babies to view artwork at eye level while being held or in a carrier.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER GETAWAY WEEKEND
Deer Run Camps & Retreats, Thompson's Station
Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 22

Enjoy bonding time and a wide array of adventure fun ranging from lake activities and archery sessions to crafts and campfire fun. Check-in Fri at 4 p.m.; check-out Sun at 10:45 a.m. Prices range from $139 - $219 adults, $119 - $199 ages 17 & younger depending on choice of accommodations.

37TH ANNUAL AFRICAN STREET FESTIVAL
Hadley Park, Nashville
Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 21

Enjoy local artists, music and movement, spoken world, drama, dance, games, authentic African cuisine, 120 international vendors, a celebrity softball game (Saturday at 11 a.m.) and a Children's Village featuring arts and crafts, drumming, dance, storytelling and more.

CORN MAZE ADVENTURE
Lucky Ladd Farms, Eagleville
Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 22

Navigate the giant corn maze with a “Circle of Life” Lion King theme. Find all six checkpoints in the “Master Maze Challenge” and be entered into a random drawing to win an iPad (winner announced Nov. 15). There are corn-maze games for littles and lots of other fall activities on the farm (the pumpkin patch opens Saturday, Sept. 21).

KIDS MOVIE NIGHT ON THE PLAZA — TOP PICK IN SUMNER
Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville
Friday, Sept. 20

Enjoy live music, face painting, games and food trucks followed by a screening of Beauty and the Beast (1991).

ROMEO AND JULIET
TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville
Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 21

Nashville Ballet opens its new season with William Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers.

THIRD FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES
Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro
Friday, Sept. 20

Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic for a night of live music by the 231 South Band.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro
Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 21

In the midst of a stint of writer's block, young William Shakespeare finds his muse, and after a background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, his love blossoms into inspiration, leading him to write his greatest masterpiece.

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
Springhouse Theatre, Smyrna
Friday, Sept. 27 - Saturday Sept. 28

Based on the 1954 film, this musical follows the story of Adam and his six unruly brothers who think they know where a woman's place is and how to keep her there. It takes Milly, Adam's spirited new wife, and six other savvy women to show them who's boss.

GREENWAY ART FESTIVAL — TOP PICK IN RUTHERFORD
Old Fort Park, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Sept. 21

Browse and buy an array of art, ranging from oil paintings, watercolor, pottery, textile, metal, glass and sculpture. There will also be live music, kids' activities, food and more.

POOCH POOL PARTY
Nashville Shores, Hermitage
Saturday, Sept. 21

Bring up to two of your furry family members for a swim in the wave pool (waves will not be running). There are also vendor booths and food during this fundraiser for New Leash on Life.

KIDSVILLE FAMILY FESTIVAL — TOP PICK IN NASHVILLE
Centennial Park, Nashville
Saturday, Sept. 21

Child-focused vendors, local nonprofits, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library reading tent, Nashville Predators Fitness Zone, music and dance performances, character photo stations, craft activities, nature and sensory play, face painting, inflatable ball games, food trucks and more.

PILGRIMAGE MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL — TOP PICK IN WILLIAMSON
The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin
Saturday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 21

Two days of music on several stages feature more than 60 acts. This year's big names include Foo Fighters, Keith Urban, The Killers, Lauren Daigle, Edie Brickell and Wynonna. The Lil' Pilgrim children's stage features the Happy Racers, Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers, Ralph's World and others.

THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES FOR KIDS
City Winery, Nashville
Sunday, Sept. 22

In this family concert series, the Rock and Roll Playhouse performs the hits of the Fab Four.

PRIVATE SCHOOL FAIR
Topgolf, Nashville
Sunday, Sept. 22

Meet one on one with representatives from several area private schools to learn what they can offer your child. Plus, stop by one of Nashville Parent's bays to try your hand at a round of Topgolf. Sponsored by Braces by Dr. Ruth.

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND