Hot chocolate 5K/15K

Need something to do this weekend? We're here to help guide you with seven featured events to keep on your radar. Whether you want to wake up early Saturday morning for a 5K and 15K or stay in Green Hills for a couple free fitness classes, this weekend offers several opportunities to get active. Other events include the 2019 Polar Plunge at Nissan Stadium, the Nashville Golf Show and more.

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Here's our list for the weekend of Feb. 15-17. Enjoy.

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

Hot Chocolate 5K/15K

When: Saturday, 7 a.m.

Where: Bicentennial Mall State Park, 600 James Robertson Parkway

Coined as “America's Sweetest Race,” Allstate’s Hot Chocolate 15K/5K returns to Bicentennial Mall State Park for a morning of racing followed by hot chocolate and other sweet treats. Registration is $49 for the 5K and $69 for the 15K. Register here.

Brightwood Craft Cider tasting at The Wine Shoppe at Green Hills

When: Friday, 5-7 p.m.

Where: 2109 Abbott Martin Road

Brandon Cline and Katherine Vance, Brightwood’s founders and cider makers, met in Virginia almost a decade ago, and have been cooking, fermenting and creating together ever since. Now the duo is launching the brand in Nashville. Down the Way is made using apples solely from orchards in Tennessee and the surrounding region.

Go workout at lululemon in Green Hills

When: Saturday, 8:30-9:30 a.m

Where: 4027 Hillsboro Pike Suite 705

Join lululemon, iTRAIN365 and Flourish Meditation for a complimentary community sweat at lululemon's Hill Center location. Bring your significant other, best friend, or just you. Don’t forget a mat and water.

Free HIIT workout class at Major Family Chiropractic in Green Hills

When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-9 a.m.

Where: 2000 Richard Jones Road Suite 150

Want to get out of the house Saturday morning? Major Family Chiropractic will host a free HIIT workout class using the MaxT3 exercise system. Every level of fitness is welcome. RSVP for the event here. Following the event, MFC will host "Shop with the Doc," a guided tour with Dr. Cassie at Kroger in Green Hills. Find more info here.

2019 Music City Polar Plunge

Music City Polar Plunge

Photo courtesy of Facebook/Special Olympics Tennessee

When: Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon

Where: Nissan Stadium, 1 Titans Way

Join hundreds of brave individuals in support of athletes with Special Olympics Tennessee by taking a dip into a pool at Nissan Stadium. With a minimum of $75 in donations ($50 for students), each plunger receives the official long-sleeved Plunge t-shirt and a ticket for the chili cook-off.

2019 Nashville Golf Show

When: Friday 12-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: 625 Smith Ave.

The 3rd Annual Nashville Golf Show will return this weekend to the Fairgrounds Nashville. Stop by for seminars, contests, equipment reviews, a kid's zone and more. General admission is $12. Find more info here.

Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story film screening

Carolina Chocolate Drops Film

When: Saturday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Pike

This film is a documentary portrait of Carolina Chocolate Drops, a string band hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, and their mentor, fiddler Joe Thompson. The film captures how three musicians from the hip-hop generation embraced a 19th Century genre and took it to new heights, winning a Grammy in 2010. Film Director John Whitehead will be present for a post-film discussion and Q-and-A. Find tickets here.


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