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VOL. 40 | NO. 20 | Friday, May 13, 2016

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Wild West Comedy Festival. The third annual Wild West Comedy Festival features some of the funniest comedians in the world and unique special events. Through Sunday at various venues. Information: www.wildwestcomedyfestival.com/

THURSDAY, MAY 19

Street Food Thursday

Local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. Every other Thursday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 20

Robertson County Chamber Small Business Seminar

This month’s focus: The art of customer service. Learn new ways to work easily with others and create a more pleasant environment. First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. 5th Avenue. 9-10 a.m. Free. Information: www.robertsonchamber.com

MAY 20-21

Musicians Corner

The free music series begins its seventh year with a two-day celebration in its permanent location in Centennial Park. Events will feature multi-genre artist performances on the SunTrust Main Stage and Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage, Mix 92.9 Kidsville activities, several of Nashville’s best food trucks, Dogville activities, local artisans, featured charity partners, and the Musicians Corner Pub. 5-9 p.m. on Fridays and Noon-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Corner of West End Avenue and 27th Avenue. Lineup:

-- May 20: Andrew Ripp, Marc Scibilia, Birdtalker, Ike Ndolo

-- May 21: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, Elle Macho (Butterfly Boucher & David Mead), Zeke Duhon, Edward & Jane

-- May 28: Family of the Year, The Black Cadillacs, Cordovas, Spoken Word Artists from Southern Word

-- June 4: The Mowgli’s, AJ & The Jiggawatts, Rashad Tha Poet, Kyshona

-- June 11: Matthew Perryman Jones & Friends, John Fullbright, Mike Hicks, Slings & Arrows

-- June 17: Steve Forbert, Leigh Nash (of Sixpence None The Richer), Angel Snow

-- June 18: Hurray For The Riff Raff, River Whyless, Justin Klump, Marie Miller

-- June 24: Dom Flemons (of Carolina Chocolate Drops), Damien Horne, Tristan McIntosh

-- June 25: The Jayhawks, Griffin House, Hope Country, W.O. Smith Music School Camp BackBeat Bands

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

Travel back to 16th Century England. The Village of Covington Glen comes alive with the bustle of a Renaissance Marketplace. May 14-15, 21-22 and 28-30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More than 60 skilled artisans from all over the country display their wares. Specialty foods and drinks, musicians, games of skill and man-powered rides. Castle Gwynn, 2124 New Castle Road, Arrington. Information: www.tnrenfest.com/

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Nashville Wine and Food Festival

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, directly behind the Nashville Farmers Market, Noon-4 p.m., benefitting the Nashville Symphony. Enjoy 150+ top-notch wines from more than 30 of the country’s premier wineries paired with bites from some of Nashville’s top restaurants. There will be food demonstrations from local chefs and wine seminars by winemakers from all over the country. Also, beer garden, cocktail lounge, local vendors and more. General admission: $79. VIP: $129. Information: www.thenashvillewineandfoodfestival.com

Play 60 Day in the Park

Tennessee State Parks, in partnership with the Tennessee Titans, will be hosting the first-ever event at Long Hunter State Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The public is invited to learn about different ways people have played games throughout history. Special guests include T-Rac, the Titans’ award-winning mascot, and Ramble the Raccoon, Tennessee State Parks’ own mascot. Several Titans players will also be there to answer questions and play games with participants. Information: (615) 532-0015(615) 532-0015, katie.wisniewski@tn.gov

Lung Force Walk

Help raise awareness and funds to fight lung cancer and promote lung health. Public Square Park, 10 Public Square Park, Nashville. 8:30 a.m. Information: http://action.lung.org

Architecture Tour Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Stroll around the Frist Center, built in 1933-34, and learn more about the landmark building from docents. Free. 919 Broadway. Information: 244-3340

Capitol District Street Fair

A one-day outdoor music and community celebration with food, lawn games, music and local vendors located in Morgan Park in the heart of Germantown, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tour de Nash, Nashville’s largest urban bike ride, will start and finish at the fair. Capitol District is also a benefit for Crossroads Pets, a neighborhood “pet store” where rescued dogs and cats are available for adoption and people receive mentoring, job training and the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of animals. Music, featuring The Future, Jet Black Alley Cat, Jimmy Charles Band, Kaela Kinney and more. Free. Information: www.capitoldistrictstreetfair.com

Day of the Family

Montgomery Bell State Park ranger presentation about reptiles begins at 10 a.m., followed at 11 a.m. by reptile crafts for children. Family hiking will also be available. Information: www.dicksoncountychamber.com

MONDAY, MAY 23

Goodlettsville Chamber Leads Exchange

Devoted to helping members meet other business people who are interested in growing businesses and networking. Chamber office, 100 North Main Street, Suite D. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Information: 859-7979

Williamson Chamber Prospective Member Open House

An evening of networking, light hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Get a glimpse into how Chamber membership can benefit your business. 5005 Meridian Blvd., Suite 150, Franklin. 4-6 p.m. Free, attendees must bring prospective member. Information: www.williamsonchamber.com

TUESDAY, MAY 24

Williamson Chamber Women in Business Luncheon

Brentwood United Methodist Church 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: $25 Chamber members, $45 Guests. Information: www.Williamsonchamber.com

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

Wilson County Meet the Mayor

Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto is available for open discussion with members of the community every last Wednesday of the month at the Chamber of Commerce office. 1:30-3 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 149 Public Square. Information. www.lebanonwilsonchamber.com

SALON@615

Louise Erdrich, author of “LaRose” Salon@615 is designed to nurture and celebrate the literary life of Nashville by presenting bestselling authors for talks and book signings. 6:15 p.m., Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street. Information: Salon@615. Additional opportunity:

-- Tuesday, May 31: Richard Russo, at 6:15 p.m. Book: “Everybody’s Fool”

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Nashville Chamber Business Studio Workshop: Scaling Your Business

In the final workshop of our Business Growth Series, the focus will be on how to scale your company’s growth. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to maintain their growth and use that momentum to take your company to the next level. Refinery Nashville, 438 Houston Street, Suite 263. 3-5 p.m. Complimentary for Chamber members. Future members $30. Registrations and Information: www.nashvillechamber.com

Goodlettsville Chamber Luncheon

Monthly membership luncheon, begins with networking and spotlights on business. GoodNaz Church, 400 Loretta Drive, Goodlettsville 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fee: $15 members; $17 non-members. Information: www.goodlettsvillechamber.com

Robertson County Lunch & Learn: TN Infrastructure Alliance and Legislative Update

Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance is Tennessee’s advocate for adequate infrastructure. By educating public officials, TIA seeks to create support and awareness of infrastructure, as well as the necessary funding for systems that promote commerce and safety throughout the stare of Tennessee. Stokes Brown Public Library, 405 White Street, Springfield. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $10 members, $12 general admission. Register by May 23. Information: robertsonchamber.com

MAY 27-28

Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival

The 9th annual Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival is May 27 & 28 at the Dickson County Fairgrounds. Friday, noon-6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 pm. This event will have more than 50 fiber-related vendors and more than 40 classes. No charge for admission or parking. Information: www.tnfiberfestival.com

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