Tennessee’s upcoming tourism events include the Neddy Jacobs Days Craft & Music Fest in Lebanon, Opry legend Jesse McReynolds at Bluegrass Underground in McMinnville and EDM and alt-rock Nebulosity Music & Arts Festival in Atwood. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar.
Knoxville – Hola Hora Latina, the exhibition by Moises Ponce, features his “Arte 504” collection on display through July 28 at Casa HoLa.
Nashville – Nashville Ballet celebrates 10 years of Nashville’s Nutcracker early with Christmas in July, a special $5 off ticket discount with promo code XMASJULY.
Nashville’s Nutcracker plays Dec. 2-23 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.
Nashville – For every beer sold, $1 is donated to Tennessee State Parks July 23 and July 30 at Tennessee Brew Works’ Taproom.
Lebanon – The Neddy Jacobs Days Craft & Music Fest is a two-day event full of artisan vendors and Americana music to set the scene noon to 8 p.m. CT Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CTSaturday at Fiddlers Grove in the James E. Ward Ag Center.
Murfreesboro – The 50th annual Murfreesboro Antique Show attracts some of the finest antique dealers across the U.S. at the Middle TN Convention Center.
Kingsport – Fun Fest has live concerts, children’s activities and hot air balloons for this family-friendly festival.
Dandridge – Encore Theatrical Company presents the musical masterpiece Ragtime, based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow 8 p.m. ET July 14-15, 21-22 and 2 p.m. ET July 16 and July 23 at the Jefferson County High School Performing Arts Center.
Gatlinburg – Summer Craftman’s Fair was voted one of the Southeast’s “Most Popular Events” as it hosts artisans and craftsmen from all over the U.S. with more than 200 booths.
McMinnville – Jesse McReynolds & the Virginia Boys, a country music and Opry legend, headlines the upcoming Bluegrass Underground show with openers The Farmer & Adele 1 p.m. CT in the Volcano Room at Cumberland Caverns.
Paris – Kentucky Lake Water Fun Run is held on the Kentucky Lake every third week of July. Players travel to area resorts, getting a card stamped. Poker hands are played with a chance to win.
Blountville – The 33rd annual Kawasaki Team Green Tennessee State Motocross Championship brings some of the best motocross competitors together at Muddy Creek Raceway.
Chattanooga – Chattanooga’s artistic community is highlighted at the Local Artist Festival, boasting 50 or more artists, craftsmen, photographers and other mediums of artistry 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET at the First Tennessee Pavilion.
Nashville – KC & The Sunshine Band presents the party event of the summer with hits including Get Down Tonight, Keep It Comin’ Love and Boogie Shoes among others 7:30 p.m. CT at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Dover – Get a taste of unique 19th century local food during Taste of the South 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT at The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm at Land Between the Lakes.
Murfreesboro – Freebirds World Burrito opens its first Tennessee location and is giving away free burritos for a year to the first 25 guests in line on opening day at 2222 Medical Center Parkway.
Nashville – Dine around Music City for the Nashville Scene Burger Week where burgers are $5 at participating locations: burgerweek.nashvillescene.com.
Knoxville – Kacey Chambers is an Australian singer-songwriter brings the U.S. leg of her international tour in support of her 11th album, Dragonfly, 8 p.m. ET to the U.S. Cellular Stage at the Bijou Theatre.
Nashville – Whiskey Wednesdays with Jack Daniel’s continues its offering of the free whiskey tasting series 5 p.m. CT in the Union Station Hotel’s lobby.
Nashville – AFI and Circa Survive team up to play an unforgettable show with special guest, Citizen 7:30 p.m. CT at War Memorial Auditorium.
Goodlettsville – Music on Main summer series continues with DB Chase and the Moonshine Outlaws 6:30-8 p.m. CT in Goodlettsville City Hall Park.
Jonesborough – History Happy Hour continues with ETSU History Department Chair and Professor Colin Baxter who speaks about the life of James Baxter Bean 6:30 p.m. ET at the Chester Inn State Historic Site & Museum. The event includes free refreshments.
Nashville – Mandolinist Mike Compton, Grammy and International Bluegrass Music Association Award winner, performs 6-8 p.m. CT in the Frist Center Cafe at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
Gallatin – Across the Lines | A New Play with Music takes place 7:30 p.m. CT July 20-21 with performances 2 p.m. CT and 7:30 p.m. CT July 22 at CenterStage.
Atwood – The Nebulosity Music & Arts Festival features bands like Levitation Jones, Waker, and Sirius Colors, a mix of EDM and alt-rock beginning noon CT Thursday through noon CTSunday at Clay Farm.
Nashville – Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock, singers of Air Supply, bring their talented harmonies 8 p.m. CT to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Townsend – Embark on the Behind the Scenes Tour of Cades Cove with Mike Meldrum, retired national park ranger, to see parts of Cades Cove most visitors never experience 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET, departing from the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center.
Franklin – Bluegrass Along the Harpeth Fiddlers Jamboree invites the public to bring a blanket or lawn chair to experience bluegrass acts from across the region in downtown Franklin.
Eagleville – The Watermelon Festival features a splash zone, Bubble Blast Pool, inflatable waterslides, seed spitting, melon toss and a watermelon eating contest 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Lucky Ladd Farm.
Hendersonville – Songwriters Night features local artists 5-9 p.m. at Historic Rock Castle.
Lenoir City – Discover Life in America hosts its second BioBlitz of the summer in coordination with Tennessee Valley Authority that includes interactive activities surrounding nature 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET at Hall Bend Trail at the Tellico Reservoir. The event is free and family friendly.
Lewisburg – Enjoy live music by The Bird & The Bear & Friends Birthday Celebration 6 p.m. CT at Pickers Creek Winery.
Union City – Jupiter: The King of the Planets is a fun, educational event about the solar system, part of the Family Education Series 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT in the ATA Room at Discovery Park of America.
Lawrenceburg – James D. Vaughan Quartet Festival celebrates the birthplace of Southern gospel music, Lawrenceburg, at the Historic Crockett Theatre.