Wilson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend


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

1Owl on Pumpkins

Saturday, September 17, 4:00pm

1342 W. Main St, Lebanon, TN

Imagine That Art Studio

This fun fall painting is taking place this Saturday at 4:00pm! This class costs $25. The staff can’t wait to see you there!

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2Old Timers Festival

Photo courtesy of La Vergne Parks & Rec Facebook page

Saturday, September 17, 10:00am-3:30pm

115 Floyd Mayfield Dr, La Vergne, TN
Veterans Memorial Park

The City of La Vergne is excited to announce the 2022 Old Timers Festival, to be held on Saturday, September 17 at Veterans Memorial Park. This year’s theme is “Serving Thru History.” Rick Autery will serve as the Grand Marshal at the parade. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at La Vergne City Hall and end at Veterans Memorial Park. There will be live music, food, a petting zoo, pony rides, arts and craft vendors, civic vendors, and more!

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319th Century Fashion Show & Tea

Photo courtesy of Cragfont Historic Site Facebook page

Sunday, September 18, 2:00pm-4:30pm

200 Cragfont Rd, Castalian Springs, TN

Cragfont Historic Site

Join Cragfont for a historical fashion show in Cragfont’s beautiful garden, enjoy afternoon tea with friends, and experience a special tour of Cragfont. During the fashion show, experience a historical fashion show focused on the fashions worn during the Winchester family’s ownership of Cragfont. Learn about the trends and fads that swept 19th century Middle Tennessee from fashion historian and Historic Castalian Springs Director, Tonya Staggs. The afternoon tea will allow guests to sit in the shade of Cragfont’s amazing garden and sip tea with friends. The afternoon tea will also consist of goodies and treats and a selection of teas. Please note that the afternoon tea consists of finger foods and is not a full meal. Finally, enjoy a special tour of Cragfont highlighting passages from Almira’s diary and the letters of Maria and Susan Winchester. See a number of pieces from the collection that are rarely on display. Fashion, tea, friends, and history make for a perfect Sunday afternoon!

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4Sunset Safari

Photo courtesy of Nashville Zoo Facebook page

Saturday, September 17, 7:00pm-11:00pm

3777 Nolensville Pk, Nashville, TN
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Nashville Zoo’s premier annual fundraising event Sunset Safari, presented by UBS is this Saturday! Enjoy a wild night at the Zoo filled with food, drinks, live entertainment and animals galore. Guests can stroll through Zoo pathways as they sample appetizers, entrees, sweets, beverages and more from over 40 of Nashville’s favorite food and beverage purveyors. Animal encounters and music from Adam McDonough Band and Krystal King will accompany the culinary delights along the trail. Sunset Safari will kick off at 6:00 pm and the Zoo will close at 2:00pm!

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5Coffee and Canvas Fall Wreath

Saturday, September 17, 10:00am-12:00pm

206 Indian Lake Blvd, Ste. 9 Hendersonville, TN

Painting with a Twist

Join the artists of Painting with a Twist for a more relaxed Painting with a Twist experience! Bring your coffee, juice, brunch or anything else you would like to eat or drink. Arrive 10-15 minutes early to get uncorked, smocked and in your seat! If you are coming with others, but making reservations separately, give them your group’s name in the Special Request box and they will seat you together!

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