Canoe floats, music on small town squares, stargazing and seasonal wines. There’s no end to summer fun. Made in Tennessee.
Knoxville – Enjoy Jazz on the Square, the free, outdoor, weekly concerts performed by Knoxville Jazz Orchestra 8-10 p.m.
ET Tuesdays now through Aug. 25 in Market Square.
Memphis – Summer Seasonal Stargazing helps visitors find constellations, learn star names and more in a full-dome audiovisual experience now through Sept. 22 in the AutoZone Dome at the Sharpe Planetarium in the Pink Palace Museum.
Knoxville – The 2017 USA Cycling National Road & Time-Trial Championships attract the best cyclists, the highest level of competition and a jam-packed weekend. The 2017 men’s and women’s national champions are crowned here.
Henderson – Celebrate the warm weather with the First Weekend of Summer Canoe Float down the Hatchie River 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Chickasaw State Park.
Lewisburg – The annual Bark in the Park includes pet contests, doggie demonstrations, music, food and craft vendors 2-8 p.m. ET at Rock Creek Park.
Memphis – Be there for the Grand Finale at Levitt Shell as Stax Music Academy performs their dynamic soul music repertoire 7:30 p.m. CT at the Levitt Shell in Overton Park. The event is free.
Nashville – Backstage Nashville continues with songwriters Danny Myrick, Paul Jenkins and Megan Linville 12:30 p.m. CT at 3rd & Lindsley.
Nashville – The music of Led Zeppelin is performed by the Nashville Symphony 7:30 p.m. CT at Ascend Amphitheater.
Chattanooga – The annual Ice Cream Social event features $6 samples from Milk & Honey, Mayfield, Clumpies Ice Cream Co. and more beginning 12:30 p.m. ET at the Chattanooga Market.
Memphis – Johnny Mathis brings The Voice of Romance Tour 2017 to audiences 7:30 p.m. CT at the Orpheum Theatre.
Jonesborough – The Jonesborough Yarn Exchange Radio Show explores the region’s cultural heritage through stories of food 7 p.m. ET at the International Storytelling Center.
Murfreesboro – The Great Race, an antique, vintage and collector car controlled-speed road rally, makes a stop in Murfreesboro at Cannonsburgh Village.
Nashville – The Porch Wine Series continues with “What Wines Pair Well with the 4th of July?” seminar featuring seasonal wines for tasting 7 p.m. CT with doors open at 6 p.m. CT at City Winery.
Memphis – The movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail is screened with pre-show fun including drink specials, a photo booth and a performance by the Mighty Wurlitzer organ 7 p.m. CT at the Orpheum Theatre.
Jackson – The Music Man features love, humor and iconic songs like “Marian the Librarian,” “Shipoopi” and “Seventy-Six Trombones” 7 p.m. CT at the Ned R. McWherter West TN Cultural Arts Center.
Nashville – The Long Players headline Frist Fridays as they perform hits from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 6-9 p.m. CT in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ Turner Courtyard.
Union City – Phil Vasser, Restless Heart and Olivia Faye perform during Froggy Fest 2017 6:30 p.m. CT at Discovery Park of America.
June 30-July 1
Franklin – MADE SOUTH is a highly-anticipated event of some of the best Southern makers, producers, craftsmen, artisans and more at The Factory at Franklin.
Savannah – The 39th annual Savannah Bluegrass Festival features music from local talent and headliners like Wayne Jerrolds & Savannah Grass, Jake Landers, Bobby Osbourne & the Rocky Top X-Press and more beginning 6 p.m. CT June 30 and noon CT July 1 at the Wayne Jerrolds River Park.
Smithville – The Fiddler’s Jamboree & Crafts Festival features various state and national championships, jam sessions and juried craft exhibitors.
June 30-July 2
Jonesborough – Jonesborough Days is a patriotic celebration with live music, a parade, fireworks, kids’ activities and craft vendors.
June 30-July 15
Clarksville – Back by popular demand, the award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch returns for performances 7 p.m. CT Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8 p.m. CT Fridays and Saturdays at the Roxy Regional Theatre.
Lewisburg – Enjoy live music by Mike Mozier and sip on made in Tennessee wines 6 p.m. ET at Pickers Creek Winery.
Maryville – Smoky Mountain Storytellers present a show of humor and history by Kathleen Mavournin, Jean Davidson, Sheri Liles and Jim Eastin 6-7:30 p.m. ET at Vienna Coffee House.
Nashville – Spend the day participating in the Summer Splash H2Oliday, presented by Southern ICEE with waterslides, splashy attractions and more 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT then stay forZzzoofari Slumber, an overnight camp for families and children 4-12 years old, all at the Nashville Zoo.
Hendersonville – The Hendersonville Freedom Festival is a wealth of family fun ending with fireworks 5-10 p.m. CT at Drakes Creek Park.
Counce – Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic music, a stunning fireworks display and more 7 p.m. CT at Pickwick Landing State Park Sandy Beach.
Gallatin – The 2017 July 4th Celebration has kids’ activities, music and fireworks 4-9 p.m. CT at Triple Creek Park.