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5 things to do this weekend in Middle Tennessee: February 7-9

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 14:40:39-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — We made it to the end of the week! Here are five things to do this weekend.

Nashville Slavery to Freedom Walking Tour – Nashville
Friday and Saturday

United Street Tours is letting you experience Nashville through a historical lens with the Slavery to Freedom Walking Tour. You’ll hear stories about where slaves lived, who they were, and the work they did. The one-hour tour must be booked 24 hours in advance.

Click here for tickets.

Full section: Music City Milestones in Black History


Zoo Run Run – Nashville
Saturday

The Nashville Zoo is holding a 5K this weekend! The high Saturday is only expected to reach the upper 40s, so bundle up. The race includes areas not available to the public. All proceeds from the Zoo Run Run help fund Zoo operations, including educational programs and zoo upkeep.

Sign up here.


Second Saturday at Stones River – Nashville
Saturday

Looking to take a walk this weekend? Discover the Stones River Greenway J. Percy Priest Dam Trailhead, Shelby's satellite nature and outdoor recreation center. You’ll find lots of activities, plus a dog park, and a non-motorized boat access. It lasts from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and is for all ages. No registration is required.

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Lightning 100’s Chocolate Affair – Nashville
Saturday

Chocolate, jazz and more chocolate – all benefiting MusiCares. There will be sweet and savory samples from some of Nashville’s best food artisans. The 21+ event lasts from 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. at the Parthenon.

Click here for more information.


Chinese New Year Celebration at Plaza Mariachi – Nashville
Saturday

The Chinese Arts Alliance is collaborating with Plaza Mariachi to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event (4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) begins with arts and crafts for kids, Taichi and a Chinese workshop.

Click here for more information.

We've launched a community events calendar. You can add your events to our calendar, and you may even see them in our weekly 5 things. Click here for more.