Wilson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 events in and near Wilson County.

1A Country Christmas with Janelle Arthur

A country Christmas with Janelle Arthur

Saturday, November 26, 7:00am-9:00pm

110 W Main St, Lebanon, TN
The Capitol Theatre

Share an evening with powerhouse vocalist and American Idol finalist, Janelle Arthur and her band, as they kick off the holiday season with a host of Country Christmas favorites at the beautiful and historic Capitol Theatre in quaint downtown Lebanon, TN. A limited amount of VIP premium seating will be available for $300 per table. Each table will seat 8 and includes a special one-on-one visit with Santa!

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2November Tennessee Storytime

Saturday, November 26, 10:30am-11:00am

1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN
Tennessee State Museum

For parents, grandparents, and caregivers with young children ages 3 to 6, the Tennessee State Museum invites you to join them for Tennessee Storytime. This is a great place for children to hear guides read books related to our state’s people, culture, and history. Be sure to take advantage of some Tennessee-themed activities and crafts related to the books.

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3Christmas by Candlelight at Cragfont

Photo courtesy of Cragfont State Historic Site Facebook page

Saturday, November 26, 5:30pm-8:30pm

200 Cragfont Rd, Castalian Springs, TN

Cragfont State Historic Site

Explore Christmas through the ages at Wynnewood and Cragfont on alternating Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Journey through an early 19th century holiday and experience the Christmas traditions of the Winchester family as told through their letters and diaries. House tour and hot cider.

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4Breakfast with Santa

Photo courtesy of Bows & Ballcaps Facebook page

Saturday, November 26, various times

550 Johnny Cash Pkwy, Hendersonville, TN

Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club

Please join Bows & Ballcaps for the 16th annual Breakfast with Santa! Choose from two different seating times at 8:30am or 11:00am. It will be a morning of family fun with a wonderful buffet breakfast, visits from special guests, crafts for the kids, and, of course, pictures with Santa! Children and families love this traditional breakfast with Santa as well as many of his friends. Mrs. Santa, Santa’s Elves, and the Grinch have all come to entertain. You just never know who will be here! This event is the largest fundraiser of the year for BOWS & BALLCAPS, helping fund the organization’s constant supply of bows, ball caps and other accessories to kids who are going through cancer at 10 children’s hospitals across the US. This event is also a toy drive for Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.  Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for children who will wake up on Christmas morning in the hospital.

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5Elf Trivia

Photo courtesy of Board and Brush

Sunday, November 27, 2:00pm-5:00pm

366 W Main St Ste 6, Hendersonville, TN

Board and Brush Creative Studio

Looking for a fun experience to share with your children? Join Board and Brush for their Parent & Child Workshop! Select an adult project from their gallery, then choose a child project for each child from the available options. The studio will provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to create a beautiful piece for your home or for a gift. Choose from a variety of paint and wood stain colors in the workshop. Pre-registration is required. They will be playing ELF TRIVIA during this workshop and there will be prizes for the winners. Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early so they can get everyone checked in!

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