Fun Things to Do this Summer in Nashville

 

nashvilleSummer is a great time to live in Nashville and ParkCentral Apartments is only steps away from the action.  If you are looking for some fun things to do this summer, here is a list of activities and events near your apartment:

Arts & Entertainment

While Nashville is famous for its music, it is fast getting recognized as a happening art scene.  The first Saturday of every month art galleries in the downtown area host receptions and art openings featuring local and world-renowned artists and their artwork.  This festive event welcomes you to stroll down 5th Avenue (and other locations) with many galleries offering wine and refreshments.  Join in the fun.

More details can be found on their website.

WeHo (Wedgewood/Houston) opens their doors to experience a free art and music walk.  The walk begins at 6:00 pm.  Check out details on their website.

The Sideshow Fringe Festival is a four day celebration featuring theater and live presentations of dance, music, puppetry, juggling, poetry and more.  The festival takes place from July 31st to August 3rd.  This event now in its fourth year showcases diverse talent, go their website for more details.

Fitness

Looking for some fun runs this summer; here are a few for both novice and advanced runners:

On Sunday July 26th, the 37th Music City Triatholon brings out the area’s best runners, swimmers and bikers.  There is still time to register.

On August 8th join in the fun for a great cause with the annual Tomato 5K.  Proceeds from this event support the YMCA of Middle Tennessee’s Annual Giving Campaign.  Kids Run starts at 7:00 am and the 5K at 7:30 am.

If you haven’t participated in a Color Run Night then this year is the year to start.  On August 15th The Color Run is coming to Nashville; Glow with the Flow and join the thousands who participate in this fun 5K run.  The first wave of racers start at 8:00 pm, but the pre and post-race activities are fun, so be sure to get there early and plan to stay late.

On August 22nd you can participate in the “It’s Just a 10k” race.  This flat course is fast and certified.   Join in the fun and set a personal best record.

 Sports

Nothing says summer like a baseball game.  Enjoy a great game and sunshine with the Nashville Sounds this year in their new stadium; First Tennessee Park.  Tickets start as low as $10 and there are night and weekend games, so grab some friends or family and head out to the ballgame.

Can it really be time to think about football?  August 23rd is the first preseason game at Tennessee Titans Nissan Stadium against the Rams.

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