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Still need ideas for Valentine's Day? We've rounded up a few options so you can stay close to Green Hills and Belle Meade. Weather you want to celebrate the occasion over dinner, at a wine tasting or while out shopping, we have you covered. Find the full list right here.
Now on to this week. Start things off with a free screening of Ashes in the Snow at Montgomery Bell Academy, followed by the first Tokens Show of the 2019 season at Lipscomb. Later in the week, check out a couple events at the Country Music Hall of Fame, go to the Green Hills Library to learn about career-oriented high school programs and more.
Know of something we should highlight next week? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Here's our list for the week of Feb. 11-15. Enjoy.
Tokens Show: Flourishing at Lipscomb University
When: Tuesday, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: 3901 Granny White Pike
Now in its second decade, join the Tokens Show for its first event of the 2019 season. Flourishing: An Evening with Miroslav Volf will welcome special guests Nefesh Mountain, Brother Preacher and host Lee C. Camp. Here's where you can find tickets.
Ashes in the Snow film screening at Montgomery Bell Academy
When: Monday, 5 p.m.
Where: Paschall Theater, 4001 Harding Pike
Did you miss out on tickets for the screening at Regal Green Hills? Montgomery Bell Academy presents a screening of Ashes in the Snow, the film adaptation of the New York Times bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys. There will be a post-screening Q-and-A with Sepetys. Find tickets here.
Learn about career-oriented high school programs at Green Hills Library
When: Wednesday, 6-7 p.m.
Where: 3701 Benham Ave.
Go to the Green Hills Library to more about Metro Schools' career-oriented high school programs. Donna Gilley, director of career academies at Metro Nashville Public Schools, will be onsite to present and answer questions. The event is free and open to the public.
The 13th Annual Greatest Show and Auction Ever at the CMHOF
When: Wednesday, 6-10 p.m.
Where: 222 5th Ave. S
Nashville songwriters and performers unite to create impersonations of beloved musicians who “return from the dead.” Nashville-based songwriter Marcus Hummon is set to host a cast featuring Prince, Freddy Mercury, Janis Joplin, Bob Marley, Amy Winehouse, Otis Redding, George Michael and many more.
While there, you'll have a chance to bid on silent auction items. All proceeds from the event benefit The Center for Contemplative Justice. Find tickets here.
Arlo Guthrie presents Alice's Restaurant at the CMA Theatre
When: Wednesday, 8-11 p.m.
Where: 224 5th Ave. N
Back by popular demand, Arlo Guthrie performs Alice's Restaurant with Sarah Lee Guthrie to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the feature film originally released in 1969. Tickets are still available here.
Love Struck: A Valentine's Day event at the Frist Art Museum
When: Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 919 Broadway
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your friends at this festive soirée inspired by Life, Love & Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy. Take a guided tour of the exhibition, enjoy musical performances in the galleries and sample authentic Italian treats by Il Pandolce. Snacks will be accompanied by sips of prosecco (wine and beer also available). There will also be a photobooth from Smilebooth to help you remember the evening. Here's where you can register.
Romance in the Stars at the Adventure Science Center
When: Thursday, 7:30-8:15 p.m.
Where: 800 Fort Negley Blvd.
From tales of jealous lovers to stories of forbidden love, Sudekum Planetarium's Romance in the Stars is a celebration of torrid affairs written in the cosmos. Sit back and watch 6.5 million stars and NASA visualizations spread across a 63-foot dome. Tickets are $12 for members and $18 for non-members and include a box of custom-made chocolates from Paul's Chocolate Gallery. Reserve a ticket here.
Silent Sky by Lipscomb University Theatre
When: Opens Friday and runs Feb. 15-17 and Feb. 22-24
Where: 3901 Granny White Pike
Lipscomb University Theatre presents Silent Sky, a poetic drama by Lauren Gunderson about the wild achievements of real female astronomers from the early 1900s. The story is centered around Henrietta Leavitt, who begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s but isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Find tickets for each showing here.
Hot Chocolate 15K/5K
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.