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5 things to do in Middle Tennessee this weekend: May 17 - May 19

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Posted at 10:23 AM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 11:35:33-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — It seems there are always plenty of amazing things to do in Middle Tennessee every weekend and this weekend is no exception. Check out some of your options below:

Kissel Entertainment Carnival

The Kissel Entertainment Carnival is back at the RiverGate Mall in Goodlettsville beginning this weekend. While the carnival will stay at the mall for 10 days, this weekend is supposed to be beautiful outside and therefore may be the perfect time for you to hop on a ride and soak up some sun at the same time.

The carnival will boast 18-25 rides, six foot carts, and 12 game booths that are sure to provide fun for your entire family. A wristband for unlimited access to rides can be purchased for $20.

You can find the carnival in the Upper Dillard's parking lot across from Chik-Fil-A off Gallatin Pike. You can also view more information like hours on the RiverGate mall website.

Bellevue Community Picnic

There's nothing quite better than an event that allows you to get to know those who live in your community, right? If you agree, the Bellevue Community Picnic may be the perfect place for you to spend you time this Saturday.

The picnic is being held on the Recreational Field behind Bellevue Middle School, 655 Colice Jeanne Road, and will take place from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The picnic will feature entertainment, carnival rides, inflatables, food vendors, free watermelon, arts & crafts, business vendors, pony rides, and more! The end of the day-long picnic will be marked by a large fireworks display!

Full Moon Pickin' Party

If you love Bluegrass music, there's no better place to be than at the Full Moon Pickin' Party this Saturday night. This is the 19th year these parties have run and created and inviting and laidback environment for all ages to come and look at the beautiful full moon.

This weekend, performers include Colin O'Brien, Clinchfield Vibe, and Johnny Campbell & the Bluegrass Drifters.

Advanced tickets are $20 for adult, $8 for kids ages 7-17 and are free for children 6 and under.

Urban Gardening Festival

If you are a garden lover, you simply cannot afford to miss the Urban Gardening Festival held at the Demonstration Garden inside Ellington Agricultural Center.

Admission is free and you can see local and national speakers offer gardening advice, visit exhibits to teach you about various aspects of gardening, and watch how-to demonstrations.

There is also a Children's Tent, a Chef's Tent and luck will be available from a number of local vendors.

Indoor Goat Yoga

Even if you aren't a yogi, who doesn't love adorable and hilarious goats.

Take a yoga class while goats in pajamas play around you (and sometimes on top of you).

The event is being held on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Shenanigoats Yoga Studio. You can purchase tickets online for $25-$28 each.