Fun For the Weekend

I am going there this weekend.  I haven't been in years.  What should I do ? 

We are only there for two days.  I'm not really interested in historical monuments, yawn. 

I like art and gardens, and local stuff.  I also want to eat the best food in Nashville.

Suggestions, anyone?

Lilt Lilt
17 Responses Feb 16, 2009

Sweet! I've already got tickets for the garden. We are staying at the Wyndam old train station, right?<br />
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Someone at the studio today was talking about some "Alley" where all the clubs are????

Hey Lilt - welcome to my world. I've lived in Nashville for 25 years and it is THE BEST place!! <br />
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Cheekwood Botanicle gardens is the place to go.<br />
Plus Opryland hotel has a lot to see if you like plants & things.<br />
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PM me and I'll give you my phone number when you get here. <br />
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I'm out of town until Friday night, but would love to steer you in the right directions.<br />
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There is so much to do and so many nice place to eat and lot's of entertainment that has nothing to do with country, but don't write off that experience either..... you might be surprised

Yeah, but you're not a student either...

You will get the full report, Krypton.

20 lbs and 5'3<br />
So you look like a big stick.<br />
You will be hard to spot in the garden.

Have fun Lilt and then post a blog about it. I am supposed to be going later this year and also have no ideas.

I think I'll drive on over and join you. I'm feeling all jealous again. Nip it in the bud, I say, so look for me. I'm 5'3" and about 20 lbs.

I'll google, d.<br />
I've already found the Cheekwood Botanical Garden. They boast of a woodland sculpture walk, how cool is that.

I'm a little old for sororities, Cowboy :/

You mean to tell me you've actually heard of Lipscomb?!<br />
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Well, testing season is going to end tomorrow...then pledging starts!

Hey thanks!<br />
What's going on at Lipscomb U ?

You should come and visit me! I live there!<br />
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Food: J. Alexander's, California Pizza Kitchen, Genghis Grill, McDougals<br />
Music: Wildhorse Saloon! They give line dancing lessons there too! Grand Ole Opry too!<br />
And stop by Lipscomb University for a visit...<br />
Art and Gardens: Opryland Hotel, Frist Center, TPAC<br />
Cool people to meet: ChristianCowboy :-D

....and no kids :O

Dudette, I'm totally stoked for you!

I wonder if they have a botanical garden? We're there for some awards thingy, but just for a couple of hours on Sat. night.<br />
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I'll look up Belle Meade. Thanks.<br />
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Country music is my least favorite genre. But I would assume not everybody's playing that tune. I better start surfing, right Annie?

Never been, but know its stellar musical rep. I would definitely check out the clubs. Have fun!

Nashville's pretty cool. There's all kinds of music, obviously. We stayed at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel when we were there for business, but we didn't get to do a whole lot. Where are you staying? I'd ask the locals for the best places. Otherwise, you'll get steered toward the main tourist things. I always like exploring the truly local things that the people who live there can tell you about. The Belle Meade Plantation is there if you like that sort of thing.