5 things to do this weekend in Middle Tennessee: August 16-18

Posted at 2:01 PM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 11:42:18-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — The weekend has arrived! Here are five things to do in Middle Tennessee.

Wilson County Fair – Lebanon
Friday – August 24th

The Wilson County fair kicks off this weekend in Lebanon! The venue opens at 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,10 a.m. on Saturdays and noon on Sundays.

Adults Admission - $6.00
Children 6-12 Admission - $3.00
5 & Under Admission – FREE

Purchase tickets here. Click here to see a list of this year’s attractions.

Wizard of Oz Pop-Up Experience – Nashville
Friday – Sunday

Who doesn’t love “The Wizard of Oz?” It’s one of cinema’s all-time greats and you have the chance to experience it in Nashville via pop-up bar. The event, which coincides with the film’s 80th anniversary, concludes this weekend.

Hours on Friday through Sunday are noon until 3 a.m.

Check Headquarters Beercade’s website for more information.

Sweet Corn Fun Festival – Eagleville

Test out your corn-eating skills this weekend at the Sweet Corn Fun Festival in Eagleville, located about 30 minutes west of Murfreesboro in Rutherford County.

The event lasts from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can either buy tickets at the gate or online.

Jazz on the Cumberland – Nashville

Jazz on the Cumberland returns to Nashville this month as part of its annual concert series. Bring your blankets/lawn chairs for an evening of jazz featuring performances from local, regional and national artists.

Food trucks will be on site, along with vendors, concessions and a Kid’s Fun Play Zone.

Click here for more information.

New England Patriots vs Tennessee Titans – Nashville

The GOAT himself is in Nashville this weekend as the Titans take on the Pats at Nissan Stadium. Kickoff for Saturday’s preseason game is 6 p.m.

Tickets are still available. Click here for more.

Bonus events!

Food Truck Feast in East Nashville

More than a dozen food trucks will be located at 400 Davidson Street from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Enjoy live music, beer, and shopping with other local vendors. Free Admission and Free Parking.

Click here for more information.

AAHS Black Expo and Youth Fair – Franklin

The African American Heritage Society of Williamson County presents this networking opportunity for professionals age 25 and older. The event is being held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Johnson Elementary School in Franklin.

NewsChannel 5’s Lelan Statom will be there. Click here to register.