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5 things to do this weekend in Middle Tennessee: September 6-8

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Posted at 2:13 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 15:18:01-04

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Here’s five things to do on the first weekend in September!

Tennessee State Fair – Nashville
Friday – September 15

It’s that time again! The Tennessee State Fair kicks off Friday at the fairgrounds and continues until Sunday, September 15. This year’s theme is “On the Mooove,” and “highlights what makes America and Tennessee great places to live.”

Admission at the gate is $6. Click here for full list of ticket prices.

Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival – Nashville
Saturday – Sunday

You won’t have to travel all the way to the Scottish Highlands if you’re looking for a bit of culture. This weekend, the Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival returns to Percy Warner Park. Athletes will compete in traditional games – there will also be food and craft vendors with live music.

Click here for more information.

Wine on the River – Nashville
Saturday

The 17th annual Wine on the River is heading to its new home at Riverfront Park this year. You can sample wine, beer and spirits from different regions across the globe. There will also be live music and food vendors on site.

Click here for more information.

13th Annual Cumberland River Compact Dragon Boat Festival – Nashville
Saturday

The dragons are coming – well, sort of. The annual Cumberland River Compact Dragon Boat Festival returns to Nashville this weekend. 40 teams will compete in a Dragon Boat race to support the Cumberland River Compact.

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Tennessee Honey Festival – Hendersonville
Saturday

The Tennessee Honey Festival takes place this weekend at Memorial Park. The family-friendly festival is a great way to learn about the importance of bees and other pollinators in Tennessee.

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