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Kidsville at the Parthenon

Free
Saturday, May 27 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come celebrate Memorial Day weekend with the Greek mythology story of the mythical Titan that represents memory; create a scrapbook for you to keep over summer.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
Friday, May 26 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Join us for Free music in Centennial Park featuring Langhorne Slim, Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide, Nicole Atkins, Morgan Bosman, Glen Martin, & more!
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Musicians Corner

FREE
Saturday, May 20 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Join us for Free music in Centennial Park featuring Margaret Glaspy, Humming House, Emily West, Viva Mexico, and more!
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, May 20 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come join us as musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble show us how new music can expand our minds and ears; make your own craft inspired by the music.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
Friday, May 19 from 5:00 pm to 9 pm
Join us for Free music in Centennial Park featuring Leyla McCalla, Nora Jane Struthers, Maybe April, Prateek Kuhad, Bullfrog Revue
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, May 13 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come join us as we hear the Greek mythology story of Athena's mother; make a Mother's Day gift: a foil pendant necklace inspired by the "metalsmithing" that Metis did to make Athena's helmet.
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Musicians Corner

FREE
Friday May 12 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Free music in Centennial Park featuring KS Rhoads & Jill Andrews, Amy Stroup, K Phillips, The Ukedelics, Whisky Wolves of the West & more!
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, May 6 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come join us as we hear the Greek mythology story of how Athena is the goddess of crafts; Children will create their own yarn-wrapped piece of pottery.
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, April 29 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come hear the traditional Mexican tale of The Smiling Rabbit; Children will create their own clay rabbit inspired by the pre-Columbian art exhibit on display at the Parthenon.
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, April 22 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come celebrate Earth Day with the story of how the Parthenons of both Athens and Nashville have been used for more than just one purpose through the years; children can transform a box into your own special building.
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

free
Saturday, April 15 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come join us as Clarinetist, Emily Bowland from Intersection, Nashville's Contemporary music ensemble, shows us how new music can expand our minds and ears; make a craft inspired by the music.
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Kidsville at the Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, April 1 from 11:00 am - 11:45
Come celebrate April Fool's Day with a story of the Greek goddess of mischief; create a prank to use for the rest of the day.
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Parthenon Symposium: Nemea and the Panhellenic Sanctuary of Zues

Free
Thursday, March 30 starting at 6 pm.
Although almost everyone in the world is aware that today's Olympic Games have their origin in the quadrennial games of Olympia, Greece, many people do not know that other sanctuaries in ancient Greece also hosted games. Nemea is one such site Dr. Kim Shelton's lecture will touch upon. Reservations required!
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, March 25 form 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come hear and explore the Greek Myths of the beginning of spring; Create a nature collage together.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, March 18 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Join us as Violinist, Alicia Enstrom from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, shows us how new music can expand our minds and ears; make a craft inspired by the music
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Parthenon Symposium : Out of Africa

Free
Thursday March 16th, at 6:00 pm
Join us for another Parthenon Symposium series. This week features Dr. Lynne Lancaster of the Department of Classics and World Religions at Ohio University speaking on how Roman olive oil production created architectural innovation.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, March 11 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come hear and explore a Centennial Park version of a classic tale, The Three Little Geese; make a story inspired craft
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, March 4 from 11:00 amd - 11:45 am
Come join us as we explore the artistic style of Impressionism; make a portrait of Athena in the style of impressionism.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, February 26 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come celebrate the birthday and art of Winslow Homer which is part of the permanent collection of the Parthenon; make a picture in the style of Homer
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, February 18 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears; make a craft inspired by music
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, February 12 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come heard about and explore the Greek Myth inspired character, Percy Jackson, who demonstrates selfless love for his friends and family; make a piece of art to "lovingly" give away
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, February 4 from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Come join us as we celebrate art and the artist in each of us with the story of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds; make your own art and sign it
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, January 21, from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears; make a craft inspired by the music.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, January 14th, from 11:00 - 11:45 am
Come hear and explore the Greek myth of Boreas, the God of Winter, who chilled the air with his icy breath; make your own snowstorm in a bottle
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, January 7 from 11:00 - 11:45 am
Shakespeare's Folio is at the Parthenon, come join us as we explore the way Shakespeare created words and phrases to say just the right thing, then make your own Shakespeare Quill writing pen; Make your own Shakespeare Quill writing pen.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, December 31st 11:00am - 11:45 am
Kidsville will be closed for the holiday
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

Free
Saturday, December 24th from 11:00 - 11:45
Kidsville will be closed for the holidays
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Musicians Corner Christmas

Tickets starting at $20
Friday December 23rd from 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Join us Friday, December 23rd for a Musicians Corner Christmas show at City Winery. Celebrate the holiday season with your favorite Christmas songs from some of our favorite artists including Jon Mclaughlin, Paul McDonald, Matthew Perryman Jones, The Stellas, Jeremy Lister, Angel Snow, Dawn Landes & more to be announced!
A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Emergency Fund, which will directly benefit the families affected by the wildfires.
Tickets begin at $20. Purchase your tickets here.
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Kidsville at The Parthenon

FREE
Saturday, December 17th from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
INTERSECTION: Musicians from Intersection, Nashville's contemporary classical music ensemble, will interact with kids and explore how new music can expand our minds and ears! Plus kids will make a music inspired craft.
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Food Trucks at the Parthenon

Free
Thursday, December 1 through Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Don't miss these wonderful food trucks parked in front of the Parthenon all weekend.
Dec 1 - Bajo Sexto Taco Truck
Dec 2 - Freebirds World Burrito
Dec 3 - The Brothers Burger
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