Wilson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend


Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 things happening around the Wilson County area!

1Native Plant Sale

Photo from Wilson County Master Gardener Association Facebook

Saturday, May 20, 2023, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cedars of Lebanon State Park
328 Cedar Forest Rd, Lebanon, TN

Thousands of plants and over 130 species of native plants, trees, and grasses, all locally sourced and grown will be available for an affordable price. All proceeds will benefit The Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park and Master Gardeners of Wilson County.

Learn more here.

2Goodguys 17th BASF Nashville Nationals

Friday, May 19, 2023, 8 a.m. – Sunday, May 21 2023, 3 p.m.
Nashville Superspeedway
4847-F McCrary Rd, Lebanon, TN

America’s Favorite Car Show is returning for its 40th anniversary season. Featuring over 2,500 of the country’s finest hot rods, trucks, muscle cars and classics from 1998 and older. Watch the shootout competition, shop the swap meet, enjoy live music, see which rides take home the top awards.

Learn more here.

3Pick’n in the Park


Saturday, May 20, 2023, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Charlie Daniels Park
1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy, Mt Juliet, Tennessee

This event will be a full day of music for a great cause! There will be food trucks, an amazing silent and live auction and performances by Jamie Floyd and Jimmy Thow, Steve Williams, Pete Sallis and Brie Carter! All proceeds benefit Veterans and their families through Operation Song’s programming.

Learn more here.

4Spring Pop-Up Market

Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Basement Marketplace
14625 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, TN

Enjoy a full day of fun while shopping and supporting a good cause at the Spring Pop-Up Market this weekend. The pop-up market will feature items from local vendors, artisans and crafters. The event will also benefit Wilson Rides, a local non-profit that provides safe transportation for older adults to local destinations. Admission to the pop-up market is free but attendees are asked to bring $1 to donate to Wilson Rides.

Learn more here.

5International Food Festival

Every Saturday in May from 11 am to 9 pm
Plaza Mariachi Music City
3955 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

Plaza Mariachi Music City is hosting a spectacular weekly International Food Festival that celebrates global flavors, cultures, and entertainment. Experience the artistry of world music, dance, and performances that will transport you to different cultures with every beat and rhythm. The family-friendly event offers a variety of kids’ activities to keep the little ones engaged and entertained.

Learn more here.


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