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VOL. 41 | NO. 36 | Friday, September 08, 2017

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Williamson Chamber Young Professionals. Topic: Influential Leadership. This is a “sales” program for non-sales professionals. This is experience will teach you how to sell yourself as well as your vision, ideas, goals, and much more. Speaker: Angie Clark, Senior Consultant, Diviate. Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street, Franklin. Information: https://www.williamsonchamber.com/member-events/young-professionals


Americana Music Festival

The 18th annual Americana Music Festival features six nights of approximately 230 live performances at nearly 40 venues throughout Nashville at night. Plus, seminars, panels and networking opportunities will take place throughout the day. A $75 wristband grants access to all of the venues every night of the festival (wristbands do not guarantee entry if venue is at capacity). Information and schedules: http://americanamusic.org/about-americanafest

Tennessee State Fair

The Tennessee State Fair presents “Tennessee Proud,” its theme for the 2017 edition of this landmark event, which was inaugurated more than 150 years ago. This year’s Fair continues the longstanding traditions of family entertainment, educational experiences and state pride. 500 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville. http://tnstatefair.org

Shakespeare in the Park

The Winter’s Tale, directed by Santiago Sosa, Sept. 16-17. Antony & Cleopatra, directed by David Ian Lee, Sept. 14-15. Food and drink vendors available beginning at 6 p.m. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Centennial Park Bandshell. Suggested donation $10. Information: http://nashvilleshakes.org/shakespeareinthepark.htm


Chamber North Quarterly Meeting

Chamber North serves Chamber members in the 37207, 37208, 37189, 37218 and 37228 zip codes. Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville. 8-9:30 a.m. A light breakfast will be served. This is a free event, but registration is required. Information: http://web.nashvillechamber.com/events

Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony

Little Big Town, Tom Ryman & Lula C. Naff will be honored. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 14 at 1 pm in Music City Walk of Fame Park. The event is free and open to the public. Information: http://www.visitmusiccity.com/walkoffame/


Mad Hatter Gala

Benefit for Middle Tennessee Sexual Assault Center. This year’s event will honor Tim Tohill, president of the Sexual Assault Center and his 25 years of exemplary leadership and dedication. Lowes Vanderbilt Hotel, 2100 West End Ave. 6:30-11 p.m. Tickets, $200 per person. Information: www.sacenter.org/support/events.aspx

Night Market

A monthly event that takes place on the third Friday at the Nashville Farmers’ Market both outside under the sheds as well as inside the Market House. Enjoy seasonal cocktails, wine, craft beer, local artisan booths, plenty of dinner options from Market restaurants, activities for families, eclectic music and more. Each month highlights different special events and featured artisans. Information: http://nashvillefarmersmarket.org/event/september_night_market

SEPT. 15-17

Music City Food + Wine Festival

The annual Music City Food + Wine Festival at Bicentennial Park features a weekend-long experience full of demonstrations, panels, sipping on fine drinks, and tasting amazing food. The festival not only features top chefs and restaurants, but also includes Harvest Night, an unforgettable evening of live music. New to the ticket line-up in 2017 is the Friday Night Grand Taste and Sunday Gospel Brunch. Tickets: $85-$525. Information: http://www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com


Mutt Strutt & Dog Day

People and pooches will gather at Centennial Park for a 5K run/walk or a 1-mile fun walk all for a good cause, Nashville Humane Association. Early bird registration fee thru Sept. 15, $30 adult. Deadline for guaranteed T-shirt is Sept. 1. Day of race registration 8-8:45 a.m. $35 Adult, $20 youth. 5k begins 9 a.m., awards, 10 a.m. Dog Day Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: www.nashvillehumane.org/Events/Music_City_Mutt_Strutt/

The McDonald’s Hustle for the House

LifePoint Health 5k & Kathy Dungan 1-Mile Fun Run 7:30 a.m. for both 5K and 1 Mile events. The race will start and finish at the Nashville Ronald McDonald House and follow a scenic, certified loop through the Hillsboro West End Neighborhood. All participants are welcome to dress in their finest disco attire if the mood strikes. 2144 Fairfax Ave., Nashville. Fees: $15 and up. Information: https://www.rmhcnashville.com/event/hustle-for-the-house/


Jazz on the Cumberland

The Jazz on the Cumberland summer concert series is held once a month on Sundays from 5:30pm to 8:00pm through October at Cumberland Park. 592 South 1st Street, a free, family-friendly series. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs to enjoy some of the best local, regional, and national jazz artists. There will be food trucks and concessions available at each concert, and $5 parking in Lot R of the LP Field. This is an alcohol-free event. Additional date: Oct. 15.


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking each Tuesday at various restaurants in the area. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Jimmy John’s 1007 Nashville Pike. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 452-4000


Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times

One of the most widely watched dramas is touring its wardrobe in an exhibition showcasing 36 period costumes from Downton Abbey. Tickets are included with admission or membership, but timed entry is required. Cheekwood, 1200 Forrest Park Drive. Information: https://cheekwood.org/calendar