5 things happening this week in Middle Tennessee: November 25 - 29

Posted at 12:59 PM, Nov 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-24 13:59:26-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Can you believe it's already time for Thanksgiving? If you're sticking around town for Turkey Day, here's five things to do!

Christmas 4 Kids - Ryman Auditorium
Monday, 7 p.m.

Christmas 4 Kids, a nonprofit organization supporting underprivileged children in Middle Tennessee, is holding this year's benefit concert this week. The lineup includes Phil Vassar, Matt Ramsey of Old Dominion, Lonestar, Eddie Montgomery, Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele.

Tickets range from $60 to $38.50. Click here for information on how to purchase them.

Annual Lighting Ceremony - Smyrna
Monday, 6 p.m.

Join Mayor Mary Esther Reed as the town flips the switch to turn on all the Christmas lights across Smyrna. There will be hot chocolate and cookies and free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The event will be held at 470 S. Lowry Street.

Mission: Possible Turkey Fry - Wildhorse Saloon
Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Tracy Lawrence's 14th annual Mission: Possible Turkey Fry will be joined by Justin Moore, Rhett Akins, Clay Walker and Halfway to Hazard. The event raise money to serve meals to thousands of people experiencing homelessness.

For more information, click here.

CMT Crossroads: Gavin DeGraw and Chris Young - Franklin
Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Gavin DeGraw and Chris Young will perform together for the taping of CMT Crossroads, a series that pairs a country artist with artists from other genres. The taping is free and open to the public on a first-come first-serve basis at The Factory in Franklin.

For admission, you must first register. Click here for more information.

Turkey Trot - Nashville

Whether it's a 5k, 8k or 10 mile race, you can put on your best Turkey Day gear and run through Nashville before your big meal.

Click here for information on the 5k race.

Click here for information on the 8k and 10 mile races.