Sound Smart, Play Smarter! Local & national sportscasters and commentators share the tricks, techniques, and unwritten rules every sports fan needs. Gary Belsky discusses the book, “Up Your Game.” Event moderated by Rudy Kalis. Gordon Jewish Community Center, 801 Percy Warner Blvd., Nashville. 7 p.m.


Chamber South Meeting

Chamber South is gathering of business and community leaders in the South Nashville area to discuss topics relevant to the business community. Futureshirts, 3720 Keystone Avenue, 37211. 8-8:30 a.m.: registration and networking. 8:30-9:30 a.m.: presentation. Free for Chamber members. Information:,

FEB. 9-11

Nashville Home and Remodeling Expo

Featuring exhibits, industry personalities and the latest trends in home improvement. This year’s show is featuring celebrities like Vern Yip from TLC’s Trading Spaces, DIY Network’s the Pool Kings, a Tiny Home Village and more. Music City Center, 201 Fifth Ave., South. Opens 10 a.m. each day. Close: Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. and Sunday 6 p.m. Fee: Adult- $10 or $8 on line. Under 12 free. Friday is Hero Day for active and retired military and first responders to attend free with valid ID. Information:


Wine Women & Shoes

Event to support the YWCA’s Weaver Domestic Violence Center. Wine tastings from some of California’s top-rated vintners, exclusive shopping with local and national vendors, luxurious auction items, plus a special celebrity performance. Every dollar raised goes to the largest emergency shelter in the state, providing more than 17,000 nights of safety for women and children each year. Music City Center, 201 5th Ave. S. Fee: $125 general admission. 11a.m.-3 p.m. Information:

The Affair to Care Mardi Gras Ball

This event benefits the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Rocketown, 601 4th Avenue South. Fee: $75, includes heavy appetizers, open bar and live music. Black tie optional. Presented by Southeastern Young Alumni Charitable Foundation. 8 p.m.-midnight. Information:


Gallatin Chamber Membership Luncheon

The monthly membership luncheon features speakers of interest to local businesses and is held on the second Monday of each month. Topic: Sumner County Regional Airport Update. Speaker: Ryan Maxfield, Nashville Jet. Epic Event Center, 392 West Main St., Gallatin. Catering: Chef Christopher’s Catering. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: Chamber Members: $18 for reservations made by noon on the previous Friday; $20 with reservations after the deadline; $25 at the door. The cost for non-members is $25. Reservations are required. Information: 452-4000

Real Estate Investors Network

The Main Event: Topic: To be announced. Tech Hill Commons, 500 Interstate Blvd. South, Suite 210, Nashville 37210. Fee: Guests $35, Guest couple $50. Members Free. Prepayment required. Information:


Gallatin Chamber Networking Power Lunch

Lunch and casual networking at various restaurants in the area. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own meal. Starr Ranch, 170 N Water Ave. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Information: 452-4000


State Museum Lunch & Learn

The award-winning exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, organized by the staff at the State Museum, continues to travel to museums across the state. In this program, exhibit historians, Graham Perry, curator of Social History, and Mike Bell, curator of Popular Music, will speak and perform some of the music of black Tennesseans that transformed American music, including spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and soul music. These musicians have influenced and enriched music around the world, from the early blues legends of W.C. Handy and Bessie Smith to the soul hits of STAX Records in Memphis. Tennessee State Museum, Level B, 505 Deadrick Street. Fee: Free. 12:15 p.m.- 12:45. Additional Dates:

March 15: Mortimer May, A Tennessee Holocaust Hero

April 19: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 26: The History of Tennessee State Museum



Small and Diverse Business Forum

This event is an interactive forum connecting small, diverse-owned businesses to major Middle Tennessee employers in key industries (healthcare and IT) with a commitment to supplier diversity. Learn from successful minority-owned business leaders, engage with decision makers from major companies and build your network of buyers and other suppliers. Music City Center, 201 5th Ave. South. 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Fee: $25 (includes lunch, parking and networking reception). Registration recommended. Information:

Night Market

The restaurants and shops stay open late and there are artisans, farmers, and live music. The events are free to attend and family-friendly. Beer, cocktails, and wine are available for purchase. 5-9 p.m. Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.

Chamber North Meet-up

Join North Nashville business and community leaders after work to mingle and talk about news relevant to the North Nashville region. This month’s topic is JUMP (Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership). No registration is required. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will not be provided, but we encourage attendees to support Market House vendors. Nashville Farmers Market – The Picnic Tap, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. Fee: Chamber Members and future members, complimentary. As of January 1, 2018, to add value for our Chamber members, Chamber North Meet-up events are $10 to attend for Future Members after 2 complimentary visits. If you have any questions, please contact Maggie Wortendyke at 4:30-6 p.m. Information:


Chamber West Monthly Networking Coffee

Come network with Chamber members in your area over breakfast and coffee. Learn more about Chamber West’s initiatives and find out how you can get involved in the continued success of this area. Guest speakers from Price CPA’s will discuss the impact of the new tax legislation on business and personal taxes. Hampton Inn & Suites Green Hills, 2324 Crestmoor Road, Nashville. 8-9:15 a.m. Free event but registration is required. As of January 1, 2018, to add value for our Chamber members, Area Advisory Council events are $20 to attend for Future Members after 2 complimentary visits. Information:,


Good Morning Gallatin

The focus and goal of Good Morning Gallatin is to allow the public to ‘wake up to what’s trending’ by hearing about business and community issues and to get updates on new legislation at the local, county, and state levels from our elected officials. The series will run through May. February topic: State Legislative Activity Update and Sumner County Update from Sumner County Executive and Commissioners. Sumner Regional Medical Center, 555 Hartsville Pike. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Information: 452-4000

The Triple Sip

This event will feature wine, beer, and spirits tastings as well as heavy hors d’oeuvres and dessert. There will also be a silent auction and live music. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Nashville. Fee: $60 in advance, $70 at the door. Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. Information:



The Nashville Farmers Market (NFM) and Local Table Magazine will host the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair. Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event is free and gives the public a chance to meet farmers, discuss individual growing methods, harvest schedules and pick up locations. There will be a workshop on what a CSA is and how it works, as well as printed materials about the process. The public will then be given a chance to meet one on one with local CSA farmers servicing the Metro area. Information: