August is winding down but there's still plenty to do this weekend in Middle Tennessee!
Cheatham County Fair – Ashland City
August 27 – August 31
The fair has returned to Cheatham County! The event at 870 Fairgrounds Road in Ashland City concludes this weekend. Admission is $12 and gates open at 5 p.m.
National Bacon Day Festival – Murfreesboro
Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bacon. Need we say more? This outdoor event at McKnight Park (120 Dejarnette Lane) features craft vendors, a merch booth, food trucks, concessions and activities for kids. The best part? It’s bacon-themed! Admission is free and parking is available (carpooling is recommended).
Bowen Campbell Auto Expo – Goodlettsville
Who doesn’t love vintage cars? The annual Bowen Campbell Auto Expo returns for its 38th year. It’s being held at Moss-Wright Park on Caldwell Road. Registration is from 8 a.m. until noon and the awards presentation is at 2:30 p.m. (five lucky winners will get $50). The Sumner County Vintage Vehicle Club says proceeds go to local charities.
20th Annual Grape Stomp at Sumner Crest Winery – Portland
Saturday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Pack a picnic basket, bring the lawn chair or blanket and get ready to stomp some grapes. The band Soul Soup will play from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event is free and kid-friendly. You can enjoy a bottle of Sumner Crest Wine but no other alcohol is allowed.
Old School BBQ Festival – Nashville
Sunday 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The 6th Annual Old School BBQ Festival is happening this Sunday as the Tennessee State University Tigers open the season (Saturday) against Mississippi Valley State in the John Merritt Classic at Nissan Stadium. There will be plenty of food and live music!