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Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Nashville

Mark your calendar and check out the best upcoming Family-friendly fun events that rock Nashville and middle Tennessee! Discover events packed full of family fun including Music, Food, Animals, Kid Activities, Sports, Events & much more all happening this week.

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There are a number of ongoing events including indoor happenings for those rainy days when the kids need a fun activities. Check out all of the upcoming Family Events and our Kid and Family Guide for the best Family resources in Middle Tennessee.

Please follow the links to the websites to make sure dates and times are accurate and determiner if tickets need to be purchased prior to heading out.. Also some events weather can be a factor,

Upcoming Family Friendly Events

E.g., 10/15/2019
E.g., 10/15/2019
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Open Everyday!
Family Friendly and daily events you won't want to miss!

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Friday, November 1, 2019

The First Friday of Each Month is the Franklin Art Crawl in the beautiful downtown Franklin core and historic buildings!

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Bring your kids to KIDSVILLE at the Parthenon is a FREE program every Saturday morning that combines storytelling, educational activities, arts & crafts, musicians and special guests & more!

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Admire works of art from both local artist as well as artist from around the world. The first Saturday of each month you can enjoy this free art event from 6 PM to 9 PM in downtown Nashville.

 
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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday & Sundays

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday & Sundays

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Cars & Coffee: Presented by Grundy Insurance!
So far we have had some amazing turnouts, but we want to continue to grow!

 
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Forget tourist-filled museums, make your own memories with a photo scavenger hunt tour in Nashville! On a Let’s Roam scavenger hunt, you and your team will work together to wander throughout Nashville, racking up points and laughs along the way.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Escape Game has 3 locations in Nashville - Downtown, Berry Hill, and Opry Mills. Each location is surrounded by many great restaurants and hotels. Free parking can be found at our Opry Mills and Berry Hill locations.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

All ages welcome - price is $40 per person (5 and up) and includes a ticket for each diner to the Magic Showroom as well as full access to magicians performing on the restaurant floor.Guests under the age of 21 must be accompanied by an adult who

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Nashville Flea Market is always open for shopping on the FOURTH weekend of every month. Every December, the Nashville Flea Market falls on the THIRD weekend of the month due to the Christmas Holiday.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Enjoy Glow in the Park – a magical experience where you’re climbing through the trees lit up by glow attire, music and more! We have Glow in the Park climbing on Saturday nights.

 
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Spring, summer and fall, Lucky Ladd’s – Tennessee’s largest petting farm and fun park is brimming with fun activities and outdoor adventures for kids and adults alike.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro and beyond...it's Middle Tennessee's favorite place to get lost.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

September 21 – October 27, 2019 | TUESDAY – SUNDAY 9:00AM – 5:00PM

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Pick the perfect pumpkin at Tennessee's largest petting farm and fun park – Lucky Ladd Farms.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Open 7PM to 12 Midnight • Fridays & Saturdays | 2019 Schedule: September 21st - October 26th & Halloween

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Open 7PM to 12 Midnight • Fridays & Saturdays | 2019 Schedule: September 21st - October 26th & Halloween

Step into The Portal and be transported to a nightmare of urban legends and folklore.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Open 7PM to 12 Midnight • Fridays & Saturdays | 2019 Schedule: September 21st - October 26th & Halloween

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Friday, October 18, 2019

FREE Outdoor Movies on our huge 20 foot movie screen. Bring the family, bring a blanket or chair, hang out by the bonfire, and enjoy a great food from our concession stand! Admission for the movie is free every night.

 
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Friday, October 18, 2019
Friday & Saturday | September 28 - November 2
 
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Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday & Saturday Nights | September 28 - November 2

 
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Oct 5 - 31, 2019
We are Dickson's largest pumpkin patch and corn maze that has been serving the community since 2008! We are also open March-November for on-farm weddings, corporate events, and birthday parties.

 
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

AVIATION & AEROSPACE: Sat, Oct 5 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 
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Friday, October 18, 2019

October 10-27, 2019

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights starting September 27th – November 9th
Canoe the Caney, bring your friends and climb aboard our trolley for a spine-tingling, after-dark, historic ghost tour.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
 
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Once on This Island will make its U.S. tour premiere in Nashville from Oct. 15 - 20 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

A fun outdoor market at night on the edge of East Nashville. Come by Friday, October 18th from 5-9pm to shop with local vendors and listen to live music by Dom Wier.

 
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Friday, October 18, 2019

Unleash your creativity at a Shenanigoats paint and sip event with Kim Defreece and baby goats. At this two-hour event you will create a painting, as you hang out with and cuddle cute baby goats.

 
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Friday, October 18, 2019
 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

MEGAMicrobe is a free, community event hosted by Vanderbilt scientists that celebrates everything microbial. We have science experiments and hands-on activities to spread the word that science is fun, accessible, and important.

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019
 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

(Photo courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

Songwriter Mark Narmore will perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on October 19. Admission is included with museum admission.

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019
 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

October 19 & 26, 2019 | 6 PM

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers at the Bridgestone Arena

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Saturday, October 19, 2019
 
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Sunday, October 20, 2019

New to East Nashville’s Riverside Village, lou will be bringing the community together (both near and far) to hold an autumnal bake sale on Sunday, October 20th from 12-3PM.

 
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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Join us for this fang-tastic Halloween event and paint pumpkins while snuggling baby goats at Shenanigoats!
At this one-hour, family friendly event, we will paint pumpkins and snuggle the baby goats.

 
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Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Chainsmokers at the Bridgestone Arena

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks at the Bridgestone Arena

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
 
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Join the Maryland Farms YMCA on Tuesday, October 22 as they host its 18th annual fashion show, “Heroes in Heels.” Watch the Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors walk the runway modeling the latest fall fashions.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at the Bridgestone Arena

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday October 25, 2019 ~ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Historic Rock Castle and Character Visits 4U proudly present a unique, Halloween event featuring the most dastardly of all Villains!

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Come ride Tennessee Central Railway Museum’s classic traditional American streamlined passenger train through the best fall foliage and scenery in Middle Tennessee!

 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Annual ghost story festival, Haunted Museum, October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM It is a FREE event with lots of surprises!

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

October 26th, 2019

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing will host an entirely free weekend for Nashville’s creatives of all ages to attend more than 40 art demonstrations and activities, talk with representatives from major art brands and pick up free sample

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Experience the magic as you behold the splendor of colorful hot air balloons inflated and floating over East Tennessee’s lakes and valleys painted with stunning colors during the peak of Fall Foliage viewing in the Great Smokey Mountains.

 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 3 PM – 6 PM
 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

October 26, 2019 | 4 - 8 PM The annual Halloween event will include story telling, hayrides, haunted basement and candy trail, and much more. Admission is $10 per car (Cash only on site).

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Visitors of all ages are invited to step back in time and take a night tour through the grounds of the Bowen Plantation Home and Historic Mansker's Station.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Elton John at the Bridgestone Arena

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

We’re back! The Rock and Roll Playhouse is excited to return to Nashville for the Fall season with more family concerts at City Winery! Join us on Sunday, October 27th for The Music of Phish for Kids Halloween Spooktacular.

 
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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Join us for this fang-tastic Halloween event and paint pumpkins while snuggling baby goats at Shenanigoats!
At this one-hour, family friendly event, we will paint pumpkins and snuggle the baby goats.

 
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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Butcehrtown Hall is hosting its second annual pumpkin carving competition on their patio on Sunday, October 27th, from 5:00 pm until 8:30 pm. Details include:

 
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Sunday, October 27, 2019

MercyMe at the Bridgestone Arena

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Elton John at the Bridgestone Arena

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

With the stressors of life never seeming to let up anxiety can rear it’s dark and cloudy head into anyone's lives. Overwhelming and debilitating it’s easy to fall into its physical and mental clutter with no clear path out.

 
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Schleich, the world’s largest toy figurine company, is bringing a fun and exciting pop-up shop to Opry Mills where you can play with most of our award winning toys and see an exciting life size LION!

 
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at the Bridgestone Arena

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Calgary Flames at the Bridgestone Arena

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Friday, November 1, 2019

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today.

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at The Hermitage.

 
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

On November 2, hundreds of people will climb 45 floors, 862 of the tallest buildings in Nashville for the Fight for Air Climb at the 505.

 
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Free Admission and Free Parking! We would love to invite you to our Ladies Shopping Festival in Nashville on November 2, 2019. We offer 50+ local vendors with handmade items, direct sales, beautiful decorated table-scapes and Christmas trees!

 
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. New York Rangers at the Bridgestone Arena

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Image courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

 
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

The second annual Field of Honor® will be held on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 7-16, 2019, from 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. It will feature 1,000 3’x5’ American flags.

 
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. At both Carter House and Carnton, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands-on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living

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Thursday, November 7, 2019
 
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Friday, November 8, 2019

This is a show focused on all things men. Clothing, fashion, grooming, decor, technology, sports, health and wellness, cigars/ spirits, indoor and outdoor living and much more!

 
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Friday, November 8, 2019
 
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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Join us Saturday November 9th at Henry Horton State Park for our Second Annual Battle Run.

 
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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Lace up your hiking boots and join Safe Haven Family Shelter for our 15th Annual Hike for the Homeless on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at Edwin Warner Park's picnic shelters 9 and 11! Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the Hike will begin at 10 a.m.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Bandleader, bassist, and vocalist Jimmy Church has been an integral part of Nashville’s R&B community for sixty years.

 
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Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is an opportunity for people in the Middle Tennessee community to engage and connect with one another, unite employees with a team building activity, and market company goods and services, and become part of a worl

 
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Thursday, November 14, 2019

November 14–December 29, 2019

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Grab your friends for a day of fun, shopping, and holiday festivities! Discover unique gifts for everyone on your list from over 100 of the South's finest makers and artisans.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at the Bridgestone Arena

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

We’re back! The Rock and Roll Playhouse is excited to return to Nashville for the Fall season with more family concerts at City Winery! Join us on Sunday, November 17th for The Music of The Allman Brothers For Kids.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

lou will be taking over brunch at Dino’s in East Nashville on Sunday, November 17 from 12-4pm.

 
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Winnipeg Jets at the Bridgestone Arena

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

ALABAMA's 50th Anniversary Tour End of Tour Celebration at the Bridgestone Arena

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks at the Bridgestone Arena

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Friday, November 22, 2019

November 22nd - December 31st | 4PM - 10PM
A new Christmas experience is coming to Nashville and boasts millions of twinkling lights, ice skating, tubing and one of the country's tallest Christmas trees.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

GLOW—Nashville's brightest Christmas experience—is the newest must-see holiday attraction in the Southeast.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Vegas Golden Knights at the Bridgestone Arena

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run benefiting GraceWorks takes place THANKSGIVING DAY, The 2019 Turkey Trot benefiting GraceWorks will take place Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, at 7:45 a.m. at our NEW LOCATION – CoolSprings Galleria.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Nov 30 North Pole Express with Santa to Watertown 90 Mile Round Trip -6-1/4 hours - This trip allows you to spend some time in Watertown
Dec 7 Morning North Pole Express with Santa to to Lebanon 64 Mile Round Trip- 2 hours

 
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at the Bridgestone Arena

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Ariana Grande at the Bridgestone Arena

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Friday, December 6, 2019

3 Kings. 2 nights. 1 babe. #Followthestar to Bethlehem, and experience the birth of the baby Jesus.

 
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Saturday, December 7, 2019

PICTURES WITH SANTA PRESENTED BY ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC. UPSILON PSI OMEGA CHAPTER
Tickets $5-$15

 

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