Wilson Weekend: 5 Happenings this Weekend


1. Mistletoe Merchants 2

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Friday, December 3 to Sunday, December 5, 9:00am-5:00pm

945 E. Baddour Pkway, Lebanon, TN

Farm Bureau Expo Cente

Get ready to shop ’til you drop at Mistletoe Merchants 2, where you can knock out your Christmas lists and have fun while you do it! More than 125 merchants will showcase their one-of-a-kind items that you can’t find anywhere else; gourmet foods, unique gifts, trendy fashion, holiday home décor, and so much more! You don’t want to miss this 3 day shopping event in Lebanon, TN. Friday night is girls night out with Cupcakes & Cocktails! Each shopper with a Cupcakes & Cocktails ticket will receive a complimentary souvenir wine glass, wine, and cupcake. Also enjoy their free photo booth, silent auction, and plenty of fantastic shopping! Those who pre-purchase tickets for this event will receive a free market tote! Saturday morning, enjoy delicious muffins and mimosas while you shop the show! Each shopper with a Muffins & Mimosas ticket will receive a complimentary souvenir mimosa cup, mimosas, and muffin. Also enjoy the free photo booth, silent auction, and plenty of fantastic shopping!

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

2. Lebanon Christmas Parade

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Sunday, December 5, 2:00pm

This year’s theme is “Jingle All the Way.” The parade begins at the old Lebanon High School location on Harding Drive. The parade will follow Park Avenue to East Main Street, around the Lebanon Square, exiting to West Main Street, ending at Liberty State Bank and DT McCall & Sons on West Main Street.

For more information, click here.

3. Opry Country Christmas

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Sunday, December 5, 1:00pm- 3:00pm

2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN

Grand Ole Opry

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a unique and special four-part concert series hosted by Larry Gatlin, featuring performances from The Gatlin Brothers, Lorrie Morgan, Mandy Barnett, Charlie McCoy, Riders in the Sky, and more. Experience the Opry House lit up for the season and sing along to your favorite songs. These tickets are sure to sell fast, so make sure to grab yours soon!

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

4. Hendersonville Parade and Tree Lighting

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Sunday, December 5, 1:00pm-4:00pm 

120 E. Main St, Hendersonville, TN

Drake Creek Park

Bring your chairs and hot drinks and get ready to get in the Christmas spirit! Enjoy Hendersonville’s most anticipated event of the year, their 52nd annual Christmas Parade! Smile and wave big as you and your family and friends enjoy a parade of marching bands, horse-drawn floats, and your favorite Christmas characters brought together by local families, businesses, and community organizations. This year’s theme is “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” in recognition of the Grand Marshall, Brenda Lee. This is sure to be one Christmas parade you won’t want to miss. 

For more information, click here.

5. Board Game Meetup

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Saturday, December 4, 12:00pm-6:00pm

1 Outlet Village Blvd, Lebanon, TN

Lebanon Outlet Marketplace

Every Saturday in the food court at the Lebanon Outlet Marketplace, the Wilson County Board Gamers meet at 12:00 to welcome new members, grab a bite and discuss games. Gaming starts at 1:00. There is plenty of parking next to the food court at the back of the mall. There are some options for Mexican, Seafood, etc. Please post any game requests, and/or let us know what games you plan to bring. Also, feel free to bring a guest.

For more information, click here.

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