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Want to stay close to Green Hills and Belle Meade this week? You're in luck. We've rounded up things to do each day — most of which are free to the public — including a wine tasting, health and wellness expo, a new art exhibit at Lipscomb and more.
Later in the week, go on a scavenger hunt, see Hamilton star Renée Elise Goldsberry at the Schermerhorn or attend a unique program to celebrate Mozart’s 263rd Birthday in Belle Meade.
Know of something we should highlight next week? Let us know at email@example.com. Here's our list for the week of Jan. 14-18. Enjoy.
GO TO EVENTS: What's going on in Green Hills and Belle Meade
Complimentary wine tasting at Table 3's The Wine Market
When: Monday, 5-7 p.m.
Where: 3821 Green Hills Village Dr.
Stop by to taste a sparkling cider and red and white wines, such as Sancerre, Carménère, Tannat and more. Hungry? Following the tasting, you can receive 20 percent off at Table 3. Here's the full list of wines.
Telescope workshop hosted at Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee in Green Hills
When: Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: 4522 Granny White Pike
Did you get a new telescope? Have one that has been sitting in a closet? Go out to Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society of Nashville's yearly telescope workshop to get hands-on advice about how to enjoy your equipment. Members will be onsite to help you assemble your telescope, or you can just look at the ones there. The free event is open to the public. More info here.
Health and Wellness Expo at Keller Williams Green Hills
When: Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
Where: 30 Burton Hills Blvd. Suite 400 (Fourth floor)
Real estate company Keller Williams Green Hills is hosting its first Health and Wellness Expo. The free event will have local wellness professionals onsite to share tips on how to stay healthy in 2019. Participating companies include Music City Fit Meals, Nashville Soccer Club, Advocare, Major Family Chiropractic and others.
Emerging Black Artists curated by Lawrence Matthews at Lipscomb
When: Thursday, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Hutcheson Gallery inside Beaman Library, 1 University Park Dr.
Lipscomb University's Emerging Black Artists exhibit opens with a reception on Jan. 17. Stop by for light refreshments and to meet the curator. The exhibit will remain in the gallery until March 15, 2019.
About the curator: "After experimenting with different styles and influences, Matthews came into his own creating visual art combining Post Modern, Pop Art, and contemporary influences to tell the story of the displaced African living in America. His work ranges from oil paintings, to collage, photography, and ready-made sculpture, to music and film."
Queen's A Night at the Opera listening party at Alison's Record Shop
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: 994A Davidson Dr.
Still can't get enough of Queen following Bohemian Rhapsody's wildly successful run in theaters (and at the Golden Globes, of course)? Stop by Alison's Record Shop in Hillwood to listen to the classic Queen album on its Bryston demo system in the hi-fi shop.
Mozart in Nashville's first performance of Mozart's 263rd Birthday Concert
When: Friday, noon-1 p.m.
Where: St. George's Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike
Mozart in Nashville, the parent organization of the Nashville concerto Orchestra, will present a unique program to celebrate Mozart’s 263rd Birthday, “Mozart in Transcription; Mozart not in transcription." The concert opens with founder Roger Wieismeyer, joined by pianist Francoise Pierredon, performing the 40th Symphony in G minor. A suggested $10 donation benefits The Little Pantry That Could.
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Go exploring at the Schermerhorn Scavenger Hunt
When: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
Where: 1 Symphony Place
If a night of mystery, intrigue and suspense is your idea of fun, put on your detective's hat. Teams of 8 will explore the Schermerhorn in a unique way by searching for clues and solving puzzles. There will be a reception afterward for guests to mingle and talk about the puzzles. General admission tickets are $25 each and can be purchased here.
"Let’s just say that if you like the game Clue, you’ll love this event! Different clues will talk about the building, general knowledge, musical history, and more," said Ashlinn Snyder, Development Programs Manager at Nashville Symphony.
Nashville Symphony & Hamilton's Renée Elise Goldsberry
When: Thursday, 7 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Pl
Renée Elise Goldsberry, star of the original run of Hamilton off and on Broadway, makes her Music City debut with the Nashville Symphony. The Tony and GRAMMY winner will perform selections from Broadway hits including Hamilton, RENT, The Lion King and Carousel, as well as tributes to Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and Sweet Honey in the Rock. The concert is replacing Chicago in Concert due to cancellation of the first leg of the show's national tour.
Former Sen. Jeff Flake and This American Life's Zoe Chace at Vanderbilt
When: Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Langford Auditorium, 2209 Garland Ave.
This American Life producer Zoe Chace, who chronicled Flake’s Senate career for the radio show, will join him onstage for a discussion moderated by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Jon Meacham. The event is titled “The Conscience of a Conservative: Returning to Civil Discourse in American Politics.” Admission is free and on a first-come basis with parking available in the 25th Avenue Garage. More on the event here.
Starry Night in Nashville at Robins Gallery
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: 2607 Lebanon Pike
Join Robins Gallery for an evening of friends, fun, and art as the group paints the Nashville skyline stylized like Van Gogh’s “Starry Night.” A stencil will be provided. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.