EVENTS

Kidsville connects Nashville children and families to enriching opportunities for growth through education, experience, and exploration. Kidsville offers a variety of events each month in the community and every Saturday for FREE at the Parthenon. Kidsville at the Parthenon is a FREE weekly program that combines storytelling, educational activities, arts & crafts, musicians and special guests & more!

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KIDSVILLE AT SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

Join Kidsville at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival on August 30, 31 and September 13, 14. Kidsville will be creating paper boats that go along with the current productions, Pericles (Fridays) and The Tempest (Saturdays). Learn more.

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AUGUST KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 • 11:00 – 11:45 AM | Featured Entertainment / Activity / Craft: FREE Kidsville Story time at the Parthenon.Come hear the Greek myth of a musical contest between Apollo and Pan, then make a craft inspired by the mythical contest and The Parthenon's INSTRUMENTHEAD exhibit.

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SEPTEMBER KIDSVILLE AT THE PARTHENON

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 • 5 PM - Sundown | Kidsville activities at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park: Come join us as we explore music and the outdoors with musical instruments, crafts, lawn games, and nature play at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 • 11:00 – 11:45 AM | Featured Entertainment / Activity / Craft: Kidsville Storytime at the Parthenon! Come explore the book, 10 Thank You Letters by Daniel Kirk with Imagination Library, then create your own thank you letter.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 • 11:00 – 11:45 AM | Kidsville activities at Nashville Food Truck Fest: Come join us as we create art out of food truck supplies, plant a seed, and enjoy lawn games and nature play in Centennial Park. Learn more.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 • 5 PM - Sundown | Kidsville activities at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park: Come join us as we explore music and the outdoors with musical instruments, crafts, lawn games, and nature play at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 • 11:00 – 11:45 AM | Featured Entertainment / Activity / Craft: Kidsville Storytime at the Parthenon! Come join us as we celebrate art and the unique creativity in each of us with the story of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, then create your own dot art.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 • 5 PM - Sundown | Kidsville activities at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park: Come join us as we explore music and the outdoors with musical instruments, crafts, lawn games, and nature play at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 • 10 AM - 3 PM | Kidsville Family Festival: Join us for Kidsville's third annual festival! Activities include, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Reading Tent, Storybook Parade, Nashville Predators Fitness Zone, Music and Dance Performances, Character Photo Station, Craft Activities, Nature & Sensory Play, Face Painting, and Inflatable Ball Games, Food Trucks, Child-Focused Vendors, Local Nonprofits, and more family fun. Learn more.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 • 5 PM - Sundown | Kidsville activities at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park: Come join us as we explore music and the outdoors with musical instruments, crafts, lawn games, and nature play at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 • 11:00 – 11:45 AM | Featured Entertainment / Activity / Craft: Kidsville Storytime at the Parthenon! Come hear about the sensory filled journey of Odysseus in the Greek myth of the Iliad, then create art inspired by the story.

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KIDSVILLE FAMILY FESTIVAL

JOIN US FOR OUR THIRD ANNUAL KIDSVILLE FAMILY FESTIVAL FEATURING:

  • Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Reading Tent
  • Nashville Predators Fitness Zone
  • Music and Dance Performances
  • Character Photo Station
  • Craft Activities, Nature & Sensory Play, Face Painting, and Inflatable Ball Games
  • Food Trucks, Child-Focused Vendors, Local Nonprofits, and more family fun

MORE DETAILS TO COME!