- Edgehill Village Artisan Fair: enjoy over 50 artisans, live music, special sales, fun for kids, and more in Edgehill Village from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 1200 Villa Place Nashville
– The Nashville Flea Market is in town this weekend again! October is usually the largest market of the year so go and have fun hunting for treasures and bargains!
– Haunted Nashville won the 2010 Silver Scream Award for best haunt in Middle Tennessee. Best suited for ages 8 and older. 3436 Lebanon Pike, Hermitage. Tours last approximately one-and-a-half hours and run Thu – Sun as well as Halloween night (Monday, Oct. 31) beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $23 adults, $10 ages 12 and younger. For $30, adults can get the SlashPass, which includes shorter wait times and special offers. Get more information at 752-4292 or hauntednashville.com.
– Harvest Days and Bicentennial Celebration – Saturday, Oct 22nd – The entire family can celebrate autumn and Murfreesboro’s bicentennial in pioneer fashion at Cannonsburgh Village. Enjoy a day of old-time music and dance, hayrides, broom making, pottery demonstrations, blacksmithing, art and auto exhibits, plus shopping at more than 40 booths by local craft and food vendors. The free event takes place from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cannonsburgh is located at 312 S. Front St. Call 890-0355.
– FREE Haunted Museum – Saturday, Oct 22nd – All ages can don costumes and head downtown to the Tennessee State Museum for it’s 11th annual ghost story festival throughout the facility. Make stops along the Ghost Trail for stories from the Bell Witch, the Cherokee spirit Spearfinger, John Murrell’s thumb and more. Kids who complete each stop receive a special prize. While there, be sure to check out the 3,500-year-old mummy, along with the mummified cat! Haunted Museum takes place from 12 – 4 p.m. and is free. The museum is located at 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. Call 741-2692 or visit tnmuseum.org.
– Saturday, Oct 22nd – Kids Corral at Cheekwood: Young cowpokes can enjoy western-inspired art and craft projects and participate in challenges like calf roping and stick horse barrel racing. Cheekwood, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; free with gate admission ($12 adults, $5 ages 6 – 17, free ages 5 and younger); 356-8000 or cheekwood.org.