Strawberries, music and sports top Tennessee Tourism round up

tenn tourism round upBy Amanda Stravinsky

May 3-9

Humboldt – Strawberries, music, and family-friendly fun will be plentiful at the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival in Humboldt.


May 5

Nashville – Rock out with Chevelle, The Used, and special guests Marmozets 7 p.m. at War Memorial Auditorium.


May 7

Jackson – A free open house will take place with a festival block party theme 3-6 p.m. at The Shoppes at Northpark.

Jackson – Listen to old-time music by the Jackson Area Plectral Society 6:30 p.m. at Casey Jones Village.


May 8-24

Jonesborough – The classic and comical Father of the Bride will play to audiences at the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre. Tickets are $15.


May 8-9, 15-17

Manchester – Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr. is based on the Disney film and will play at the Millennium Repertory Company.


May 9

Millington – Glow while you run at the glow-in-the-dark Blacklight Run 5K at Memphis International Raceway.


May 10

Nashville – Take mom out to see multi-Grammy Award winner Natalie Cole with the Nashville Symphony 7 p.m. at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.


May 12

Townsend – The history of railroads will be discussed during Logging Railroads in the Smokies by Rick Turner of the Little River Railroad Museum 2 p.m. at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.


May 15

Nashville – Relive your childhood by seeing Toy Story 6 p.m. during the Zoovies series at Nashville Zoo. Tickets are $6.

Collierville – Take the kids to see Dolphin Tale 2 beginning at dusk as part of Movie Night at Carriage Crossing.


May 16

Morristown – The 11th annual WCRK/WMTN Strawberry Festival will feature crafts, live music, food, and, of course, lots of strawberries at 510 West Economy Road in downtown Morristown.

Bell Buckle – Attend the 2nd annual Artisans on the Square event featuring local craft artisans, demonstrations of pottery, blacksmithing, mosaics and more 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Downtown Depot Square in Historic Bell Buckle.


May 17

Nashville – The scientific method, lab procedures, chemical and physical reactions will be explored during Environmental Chemistry as part of the “Young Chemist” term at Adventure Science Center.


May 21

Nashville – Shakespeare in the Galleries is a performance of dramatic scenes and readings from the classics that inspired early American artists presented by the Nashville Shakespeare Festival 7:30 p.m. in the Frist Center Upper-Level Galleries at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.

Memphis – Children four years old and younger can make guitars during Mini Maestro 10:30 a.m. at The Children’s Museum of Memphis.


May 23

Pigeon Forge – The 2015 Celebrity Concert Series kicks off with The Oak Ridge Boys 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Country Tonite Theatre.


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