Are you ready for summertime? Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and there are some great ways to celebrate in and around Nashville.
A number of locations in Nashville and Middle Tennessee are hosting celebratory events in honor of the long weekend. Some of the city’s museums boast extended hours this weekend so making a trip to one of the marquee exhibits is a perfect addition to your weekend plans.
Spend time with friends and family and be sure to commemorate our military men and women at any one of the following Memorial Day Weekend events.
Friday, May 24
Kick off the Memorial Day weekend with fireworks at the Nashville Sounds game! In fact, every Friday home game at Greer Stadium will end with an impressive fireworks display that lights up the sky throughout the summer.
Saturday, May 25
From 11:00 am – 1:00 pm the second annual Memorial Day Observance at Fort Negley will include a traditional Civil War-style ceremony including the laying of the memorial wreaths and rendering of honors.
Sunday, May 26
Enjoy Sunday afternoon at Arrington Vineyards with their Music in the Vines event. Founded by Kix Brooks, Fred Mindermann and winemaker Kip Summers, Arrington Vineyards is located south of Nashville nestled in the beautiful hills of Arrington, Tennessee. Come out and pair some award-winning wine with the smooth sound of instrumental quartet Art Four Sale on Sunday from 2:00 – 6:00 pm. Picnics are welcome.
Monday, May 27
Cheekwood keeps its doors open for the holiday weekend. Visit the botanical gardens and art museum on Monday, a day that it is normally closed. Explore some of its temporary exhibits along with the newest exhibition Light, a stunning outdoor art installation by acclaimed British artist Bruce Munro. Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Some of our clients have admitted they are using the three-day weekend to prepare their home for listing in today’s market. You can bet that our agents will use the extra day to show property to buyers!