Business Studio Workshop: Crisis Management. Aileen Katcher of Katcher Strategic Communications will lead this workshop to help small business owners develop a crisis management plan. We’ll outline the key elements to include in the plan and how to make sure your team is ready to use it to communicate when and if (or even before) a crisis hits. This will be an interactive workshop and attendees will be put into small groups to practice managing a “crisis” with their newly developed plans. Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m. Refinery Nashville, 438 Houston Street, Suite 263, Nashville. Information:, 615 743-3060


Third Thursday on Main Street

The Wannabeatles close out the season on Gallatin’s Historic Downtown Square. Bring a chair and enjoy the good eats and treats on the Square. Information:

Real Estate Investors Network

Notes Focus Group for Advanced Investors – Attendees should already have a basic understanding of real estate notes before attending this class. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Egg And I, 1000 Meridian Blvd, Suite 118, Franklin. Information:

Sept. 25-27

Wizard World Comic Con

A celebration of favorite comic characters, TV shows and artists. This year Wizard World is bringing to Music City Center the Bat Mobile, the Delorean, The Incredible Hulk (Lou Ferigno), The Flash (Candice Patton), the CHiPs duo Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox and cast members of Dukes of Hazard and A&E’s Inked. Information:


Musicians Corner

A series of free music events at Centennial Park. Events will take place from noon-5 p.m. on the 25th Avenue side of Centennial Park near the band shell. In addition to music, each date features Kidsville, a mix of Nashville’s best food trucks, Dogville, local artisans, featured charity partners and the Musicians Corner Pub. Dates and performers:

  • Saturday, Sept. 26: Kensington Moore, Rick Brantley, Josh Thelkeld, Derik Hultquist
  • Saturday, Oct. 3: Lisa Goe, John Hancock Band, Davis Naish, Heidi Burson
  • Saturday, Oct. 10: Chasing Summer, Clinto Babers, DNK.
  • Saturday, Oct. 17: No Musicians Corner event due to SoundHarvest Music Festival taking place in Centennial Park
  • Sunday, Oct. 18: Mark Wilkinson, Brandy Zdan, George Kamel
  • Saturday, Oct. 24: Edward & Jane, Karen Waldrup, Brothers McCann
  • Saturday, Oct. 31: Brandon Bailey, Jon Troast, Jesse Santoyo

SEPT. 26-27

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival

The new festival boasts a lineup that includes Willie Nelson, Wilco, Weezer, Sheryl Crow, Cage the Elephant, Band of Horses, Steven Tyler and more, taking place at The Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin. Single Day tickets ($92), 2-Day passes ($172) and VIP packages ($499) are available. Tickets and Information:


Nashville Area Chamber and Partnership 2020 Annual Meeting

Dennis Kish, vice president, Google Fiber, will be the keynote speaker. A veteran of well-known technology companies like Qualcomm and Ericsson as well as Google, Kish envisions a world of the instantly accessible and the endlessly mobile. 7:30 a.m. registration and networking. 8-9:30 a.m. program. Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, CMA Theater, 222 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville. Information:, 615 743-3063