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Saturday night as well as Tuesdays March – December. Each Opry show highlights a mix of new stars, superstars, and legends of country music performing a wide range of styles under the country umbrella. Dierks Bentley, Jimmy Dickens, Vince Gill, Charley Pride, Josh Turner, and Carrie Underwood are among the Opry’s 60+ members today. Thousands of people make pilgrimages every year to see and hear these stars and more, while millions tune in to enjoy the Opry via 650 WSM, Sirius XM Satellite Radio, syndicated radio, TV, opry.com, or the Opry’s mobile app. Fans can also get more up-to-the-minute information and news by following the Grand Ole Opry on Facebook and Twitter. Still, there’s nothing like being in the Opry House for a live Opry performance. Meanwhile, CMA award-winning Opry member Blake Shelton is set to welcome fans to the Opry House daily as the video host of Opry Backstage Pass Tours, a one-of-akind experience that gives guests a look behind the scenes of country’s most famous show..

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events

A Country Christmas.............................................................................................................................. 8 Lorrie Morgan’s Enchanted Christmas Dinner & Show.......................................................................... 10 Radio City Christmas Spectacular.......................................................................................................... 11 ICE! - Shrek the Halls........................................................................................................................... 16 Schermerhorn Symphony..................................................................................................................... 26 November/December 2012 Events.................................................................................................. 40, 41 Ongoing Events.............................................................................................................................. 50, 51

dining

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Gerst Haus.............................................................................................................................................. 2 Monell’s.................................................................................................................................................. 2 Savannah Tea Room ............................................................................................................................... 4 Dave & Busters..................................................................................................................................... 15 Nashville Nightlife ............................................................................................................................... 17 Opry Backstage Grill............................................................................................................................. 32 Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville ............................................................................................................... 33 Maggiano’s............................................................................................................................................ 33 Stock-Yard Restaurant .......................................................................................................................... 35 Rodizio Grill......................................................................................................................................... 36 Jack’s BarBQue ..................................................................................................................................... 37 Melting Pot .......................................................................................................................................... 37 Cock of the Walk.................................................................................................................................. 38 McNamara’s Irish Pub .......................................................................................................................... 38 Past Perfect........................................................................................................................................... 39 Vittle’s .................................................................................................................................................. 39 Cherokee Steak House.......................................................................................................................... 49

entertainment

Grand Ole Opry ..................................................................................................................................... 3 Miss Jeanne’s Dinner Theater................................................................................................................... 4 Tequila Cowboy.................................................................................................................................... 12 Ryman Auditorium .............................................................................................................................. 13 Dave & Busters..................................................................................................................................... 17 Music Valley Attractions........................................................................................................................ 18 Nashville Nightlife ............................................................................................................................... 19 Coyote Ugly ......................................................................................................................................... 20 Nashville Ghost Tours........................................................................................................................... 22 Legends Corner.................................................................................................................................... 23 Wildhorse Saloon ................................................................................................................................ 23 The Stage ............................................................................................................................................. 24 The Big Bang........................................................................................................................................ 25 Second Fiddle ...................................................................................................................................... 25 General Jackson Showboat.................................................................................................................... 55 Lane Motor Museum ............................................................................................................................ 50

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The Hermitage ...........................................4 Studio B....................................................14 Country Music Hall of Fame.....................15 Wilson County.........................................23 Nolensville...............................................31 Belle Meade Plantation..............................55 Lebanon – The Antique Capital of the South ............................48,49 Lane Motor Museum.................................50

antiques

Eighth Avenue Antiques District ...............42 Downtown Antique Mall Estelle’s Consignment Eighth Ave Antique Mall Tennessee Antique Mall Antiques-Collectibles ...............................43 Antique Mall ............................................43 Creative Accents ......................................43 GasLamp Antique & Decorating Mall .......43 Howard Rawlings Antiques ......................43 PJ’s Antique Mall ......................................43 Phoenix Flea Market ................................43 Cuz’s Antiques..........................................49 Nolensville...............................................31

services

Matchless Limo.........................................27 Music City BiPlane Tours..........................41 Maps ..................................................44,45 Blooming Boutique...................................54

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Savannah Tea Room & Gift Shop ...............4 Lebanon Premium Outlets....................5, 48 RCC...........................................................9 French’s Shoes & Boots ............................21 Legends Gifts............................................24 Two Old Hippies.......................................26 Opry Mills................................................29 Where to Shop .........................................46 Providence MarketPlace ...........................46 Belle Meade Premium Cigars ....................47 Opry Originals .........................................47 $10 Boutique............................................51 Jensen’s Shoes ..........................................54

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A Country Christmas

Returns to Gaylord Opryland Resort Two Million Twinkling Lights and Acres of Stunning Decorations Attract Visitors from All Over the World

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he 29th annual A Country Christmas, presented by Kodak, returns to Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort with beloved traditions and the chance to make new ones beginning Nov. 16, 2012 and running through Jan. 1, 2013. “With more than two million twinkling lights and acres of stunning decorations that attract visitors from all over the world, there’s no better place to celebrate the season,” said Gaylord Opryland General Manager Pete Weien. “And, of course, it wouldn’t be Music City, USA, without amazing live shows and entertainment.” A Country Christmas has been hailed as one of the “Ten Great Places to Catch up with Santa” by USA Today; “The Most Christmassy Hotel in the Nation” by the Travel Channel’s Extreme Christmas; one of the top ten places to spend Christmas in the world by Travel + Leisure; and a “Nashville treasure” by Southern Living. This Christmas, Gaylord Opryland welcomes country music superstar and Grand Ole Opry member Lorrie Morgan for Lorrie Morgan’s Enchanted Christmas Dinner & Show. Lorrie and her exceptional family of musicians will take audiences on an enchanting journey through Christmases past and present, featuring songs from Lorrie’s popular Merry Christmas from London album along with the many hits of her platinum-selling, 16-album career. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular® starring the Rockettes return to the Grand Ole Opry House with an unforgettable 2012 edition featuring dazzling costumes and a new 3D movie scene, as Santa Claus and his reindeer take audiences on a magical journey experiencing the sights and sounds of New York City. Additionally, the stage will come alive with beloved numbers like the legendary “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the stunning reenactment of the first Christmas in the “Living Nativity.” Guests can now animate their holiday getaway with interactive experiences with favorite characters from such DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. films as Shrek, Kung Fu 8

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Panda and Madagascar. The Christmassy DreamWorks Experience features the resort’s popular ICE! attraction, the ShrekFeast interactive character meal, “Character Passport” meet and greets, Gingy’s Gingerbread Decorating, DreamWorks-themed scavenger hunt, the Holiday Shrektacular street party and more. Forty artisans from Harbin, China are working to transform two million pounds of ice into larger-than-life colorful sculptures and incredible 20-foot-tall ice slides. ICE!™ featuring DreamWorks’ Shrek the Halls—presented by Coca-Cola and sponsored by Delta Dental of Tennessee and NovaCopy—will be bigger than ever in the new 40,000-square-foot Gaylord Opryland Events Center. When Shrek tries to plan the “perfect Christmas” for Fiona and the kids, his plans are disrupted by chaos and commotion. But, in the end, Shrek learns the true meaning of the holiday. The festivities continue with Holly Jolly Town Square, a step back in time to the nostalgic 1950s with all the shops from main street, a holiday kids’ train and story time with Mrs. Claus; the Hall of Trees display benefiting local charities; the Treasures for the Holidays craft and gift show; photos with Santa; carriage rides; a FREE outdoor nativity display and more. Fun-filled performances, chef-prepared meals and sweeping views of the Nashville skyline await guests on a one-of-a-kind Christmas cruise down the Cumberland River aboard the beautiful General Jackson Showboat— one of the largest showboats in the country. A Country Christmas vacation packages and event tickets are available at www.ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com or by calling 1-888-999-OPRY (6779). Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and all related characters and properties © 2012 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. Shrek the Halls © 2012 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. © 2012 MSG Entertainment, a division of Madison Square Garden®, LP. All rights reserved.


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Share the wonder and warmth of a down-home ChriStmaS with Country muSiC SuperStar and Grand ole opry member Join Lorrie and her exceptional family of musicians for an enchanting journey through Christmases past and present, featuring songs from Lorrie’s popular “Merry Christmas from London” album along with the many hits of her platinum-selling, 16-album career. Experience this award-winning vocalist up close and personal in a cozy Christmas gathering you’ll always treasure.

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he Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church of Country Music and the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1973 to 1974, is sacred to the history of country music. Built in 1892, the Ryman Auditorium is a National Historic Landmark and a must see for anyone visiting Nashville. Most famous as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943-1974, the Ryman is the very epicenter of Music City. There are currently three exhibits on display: Grand Ole Opry 1940s & 1950s, Grand Old Opry 1960s & 1970s, and Johnny & June at the Ryman. See genuine artifacts from those early Opry years like the dress Dolly Parton wore the night she was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. See rare photos from The Johnny Cash Show of Cash with Bob Dylan and Louis Armstrong. And, have your picture taken on the stage graced by legends from Houdini and Hank Williams to Bob Hope and Bruce Springsteen. Come see our newest exhibit Proud To Be Here! The Legacy Of Minnie Pearl featuring some of Minnie’s costumes, awards and other personal artifacts. Starting November the annual winter run of Opry at the Ryman begins. Come see the Opry at its’ most famous former home, the Ryman Auditorium! Visit opry.com for more details. For more information, including a full line up of all our nighttime concerts please visit ryman.com. november/december 2012

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222 5th Ave. South • Downtown Nashville • 615-416-2001 countrymusicHallofFame.org The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. Historic RCA Studio B is operated as an educational partnership between the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum and Belmont University. Preservation of Historic RCA Studio B made possible by the Mike Curb Family Foundation.


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The Must-See Holiday Attraction is Back! at Gaylord Opryland Resort November 16, 2012 - January 1, 2013 Come explore this magical winter wonderland, see your favorite DreamWorks Animation characters in ICE!, slide down the ice slides and enjoy the holiday spirit at Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas.

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re you looking for some good ole’ home cooking, exceptional Southern Hospitality and live entertainment that will have you singing along and tapping your feet? Then Nashville Nightlife is definitely the place to go! We recently had the pleasure of a night out at the theater. We were warmly greeted at the door and given our tickets. We browsed the lobby area where we found unique, one-of-a-kind souvenirs and gifts. Before long, the hostess called our name and personally seated our party in the dinner theater. A smiling, friendly waitress took our beverage order and directed us to the buffet table. There we found a lovely salad bar and a first-class buffet with country fried chicken and ribs as their entrees that night, complete with all the fixins’. Everything was homemade right down to the peach cobbler for dessert. I had the warm feeling of being in my grandma’s kitchen. Once the entertainment starts, I guarantee you will be dancing in your seat. We were treated to such a wide variety of music from Hank Williams Sr., Patsy Cline, and

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Conway Twitty to Sara Evans and Toby Keith. There is entertainment for the entire family. The “Best of Country” Dinner and Show, throughout their season, includes guest stars such as “Opry Star” Jeannie Seely, “The Fiddle Man” Tim Watson, Tommy Cash, Diana Murrell, Paula Poe (from the Tammy Wynette Show) and many others. This is a fantastic show you won’t want to miss! The standing ovation at the end of the show is an indication of the great time the audience had. Following the show there is a meet and greet with the performers. I would highly recommend that visitors to Nashville experience Nashville Nightlife where you will see the best of country from old to new. Come see why the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theater presents a Dinner and Country Music Show voted the best combination in Nashville. Don’t miss this Nashville tradition. Located at 2416 Music Valley Drive in Music Valley Village across the street from the Gaylord Opryland Resort and the Grand Ole Opry. Call 615-885-4747 or 1-800-573-7973 for information and reservations or go to www.nashvillenightlife.com. Tour groups are welcome.

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attractions BELLE MEADE PLANTATION Belle Meade Plantation is a 30 acre historic site 6 miles west of Nashville. The centerpiece of the property is the Belle Meade mansion built in 1853. This Greek revival house was home to five generations of the Harding-Jackson family, original owners of the Bell Meade Farm. In the late 19th century, the farm encompassed 5,400 acres and was one of the largest private estates in Nashville and was a thoroughbred nursery famous for breeding and training championship race horses. Located at 5025 Harding Rd, Nashville. Call 615356-0501 or visit www.bellemeadeplantation.com.

THE BIG BANG DUELING PIANO BAR Sing Along. Laugh along. Drink Along. Every night the show comes to life at The Big Bang where our entertainers take a seat on stage behind two grand pianos and combine music, comedy and audience participation to create a fast-paced, high-energy show that’s unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Open TuesdaySaturday at 411 Broadway, upstairs. 615747-5851, visit thebigbangbar.com. Like us on facebook @ Big Bang Dueling Pianos Nashville.

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COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM The home of America’s music since 1967, the Museum presents the crown jewels of its vast collection to illustrate country music’s story as told through the turn of two centuries. A treasure trove of historic country video clips and rec ublic spaces. A definite must-see while in Nashville. Located at 222 Fifth Ave. South, downtown Nashville. Call 615-416-2001 or visit www. countrymusichalloffame.org. COYOTE UGLY SALOON Visit the most famous bar in the United States right here in Nashville, where the beautiful bartenders dance on the bar, and they don’t serve water! Guaranteed to be a wild time for everyone. Open seven days a week from 11 a.m. til 3 a.m. Happy Hour Mon. thru Fri. 11 a.m. til 7 p.m. Located in The District at 154 Second Ave. North, below Buffalo Billiards. Call 615-254-UGLY (8459) or visit www.coyoteuglysaloon.com. DAVE AND BUSTERS Welcome to Dave & Buster’s. Built around excitement, Dave & Buster’s dishes out delicious food and drink with all the fun and games you could ever hope to play. Whether you’re hitting the Midway and winning tickets or catching your favorite team on HDTVs, Dave & Buster’s is the perfect complement to any other fun activities you may have planned. So come and join us and Escape into Play.® Located in Opry Mills at 540 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville. We are open Sun-Thurs 11am-Midnight and Fri & Sat, 11am til 1am. Happy Hours M-F 4:30-7pm. Call 615-970-3800. HISTORIC STUDIO B Historic Studio B is Home of 1,000 hits and one of the world’s most important recording studios. More than 35,000 songs were brought to life by the Studio B magic, including more than 1,000 top ten American Hits, and over 150 Elvis Presley recordings (by far more than any other studio). This is Nashville’s ONLY Historic Studio Tour. Tours depart daily between 10:30am and 2:30pm from the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum and are available only in conjunction with museum admission. Visit www.countrymusichalloffame.org for reservations.

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Visit one of the few museums in America to specialize in European cars. Approximately 150 cars and motorcycles typically not seen in the U.S. Microcars, Amphibious vehicles, Competition cars, Alternative fuel vehicles, Military vehicles, Motorcycles and One-of-a-kind vehicles. Open Thurs-Mon 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $5be made for 6:45. Reservations are required is and can Lane Motor Museum by calling 615-902-9566 or visiting www.missVisit one of the few museums in America to speadults, Seniors (55+) are jeannes.com. $3, under 18 are free. Mention Getaway Magazine for a cialize in European cars. Approximately 150 cars $6 discount. and motorcycles typically not seen in the U.S. MiInquire for group rates. Lane Motor Museum is crocars, Amphibious vehicles, Competition cars, NASHVILLE GHOST TOURS Alternative fuel vehicles, Military Murfreesboro vehicles, Motolocated at 702 Pike, Nashville. For Nashville’s original haunted walking tour. Explore cycles and One-of-a-kind vehicles. Open Thus.-Mon. the shadow-filled streets downtown Nashville 10a.m.-5p.m.information Admission is $7 for adults, Seniors more call 615-742-7445 orof visit online and learn about the historical, haunted heritage (65+) are $5, Youth 6-17 are $2, Ages 5 and under are at www.lanemotormuseum.org. of Music City from professional storytellers and free. Inquire for group rates. Lane Motor Museum

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Visit one of the few museums in America to specialize in European cars. Approximately 150 cars and motorcycles typically not seen in the U.S. Microcars, Amphibious vehicles, Competition SECOND FIDDLE cars, fueltonk. vehicles, Military vehicles, This isAlternative a true honky The walls pay tribute to Motorcycles One-of-a-kind vehicles. the Grand Oleand Opry with memorabilia onceOpen housed inside the old MusicAdmission Hall of Fame. A guitar Thurs-Mon 10 Country a.m.-5 p.m. is $5 for signed by the Carter Johnny Cashfree. hangs adults, Seniors (55+) Family are $3,and under 18 are on the wall along with of radios all tuned Inquire for group rates.dozens Lane Motor Museum is to 650 WSMathome of the Grand Ole Join allFor your Nashville. located 702 Murfreesboro Pike,Opry. rowdyinformation friends for acall taste of the real Nashville Honky more 615-742-7445 or visit online Tonk experience. Located at 420 Broadway. Visit at www.lanemotormuseum.org.

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SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER Legends Corner stands out as one of the best The Schermerhorn Symphony opened honky tonks in Nashville. Located Center at the corner of in September of 2006 and is home toisthe critically 5th & Broadway, the atmosphere one of theacclaimed Nashville Symphony. The Nashville Symgreatest. Country music record covers plaster the phonybut perform than is100 walls, the realmore attraction theclassical, bar’s livepops music:and special concert events each session and will present Some of the city’s finest contemporary acts make recitals, choral concerts, cabaret, jazz and worldmusic their mark onstage. The expanded drink menu events. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville at and the cold beer keep regulars coming back. 1 Symphony Place, for complete schedule information This legendary honky is definitely one to call 615-687-6400 or visittonk www.nashvillesymphony.org. experience while in Music City. Located at 428 Broadway. Visit www.legendscorner.com. TEQUILA COWBOY

The party at Tequila Cowboy Bar & Grill is a little bit country and a little bit rock n’ roll. We have the best live bands, the hottest dance music and the baddest mechanical bull in town! Our focus is on good food, fun drinks, and great music. Join us for daily drink specials and live music with full-restaurant service during the day and a one-of-a-kind experience after dark. We are located at 305 Broadway in downtown Nashville. Call 615-742-9048 or visit tequilacowboy.com.

THE STAGE The original home of the Roy Acuff Exhibits, The Stage on Broadway is rich in country music traditions and features some of the bestmusicians and singers in Nashville, including special guest artists. It has the largest stage and seating capacity of any club on Broadway and also boasts the biggest dance floor. Live entertainment 7 days a week. Never a cover charge except for special events. Located at 412 Broadway. Visit online at www.thestageonbroadway.com. WILDHORSE SALOON

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et me be the first to welcome you to our beauti- from some our local favorites such as Jeff The Brotherhood, ful city of Nashville or as I love to call it … Music PUJOL and The Black Belles. City, USA! My name is Christina Pancake Lover? Pancake Pantry is by far one Sheer and I am delighted to be the of the premiere breakfast options in Nashville and newest addition to the Getaway the long line wrapped around the building proves Nashville team as the Social Media Manager. it! Rain, snow or shine there is typically a wait at the Ten years ago I moved from Motown to Music 21st Avenue Pancake Pantry location but I promise City to pursue a career within the entertainment you it’s worth it. industry and to my surprise I fell in love with this Poster Collector? One of the oldest working letcharming little big city. From the endless live terpress print shops in America is located on Broadmusic scene to the kindest strangers you will ever way in the heart of downtown Nashville. The Hatch meet, Nashville quickly became my home sweet Show Print features unique posters of performers home and I’m sure it will feel like home to you too. ranging from Country Music Hall of Famers Hank Christina Sheer I encourage YOU to explore Music City and Williams and Johnny Cash to contemporary stars Middle Tennessee with an open mind! such as Garth Brooks and Wynonna Judd. During your visit I’m sure you will experience lively While visiting our beautiful city be sure to tell us about country music and designer cowboy boots but you will also your experience in 5 ways: discover a vibrant soul music scene and fashionable hipsters. Whether you are an aspiring foodie dining at an East Nashville 1. Tweet to me at @ITSaSHEERthing restaurant or an art lover at a downtown gallery during the 2. Post a message on the Getaway Nashville Nashville Art Crawl … there is something for everyone. Facebook Page Here are a few of Music City’s hidden jems: 3. Check In to your favorite restaurants on Foursquare Rock Music Fan? Stop by Third Man Records at 23 7th Av4. Write reviews about your hotel stay on TripAdvisor enue South to see where Jack White is hard at work champi5. Post photographs of your and your friends on Instagram oning the local rock scene. Be sure to pick up vinyl recordings

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columned venue offers an unparalleled acoustical experience. Nashville has a pristine collection of antebellum estate mansions: Belle Meade, where a string of winning thoroughbreds was raised; The Hermitage, presidential home of Andrew Jackson; and Belmont Mansion, drenched in Victorian grandeur. Tour the beautifully-restored hilltop State Capitol building, then walk down to the Tennessee State Museum for an educational tour of the state’s history and culture. Dubbed the Athens of the South for its elegance, style and many academic institutions, Nashville claims a full-size replica of the Parthenon in Centennial Park, complete with the 42-ft high statue Athena, the tallest indoor sculpture in the western world. The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, an exquisitely converted Art Deco post office, hosts roving exhibitions changing every couple of months. The mansion at Cheekwood houses an extensive art gallery surrounded by 55 acres of divine gardens. What truly sets the city apart is the music. Music is the very heart of Nashville. Long recognized as the world’s capital of country music, Music City also boasts sounds of pop, rock, gospel, bluegrass, jazz, classical, contemporary Christian, blues and soul. Supported by rhythm tracks of culture and history, Nashville is uniquely and authentically “Music City.” In Nashville you can hear great music 24/7, 365 days a year. A great place to begin a tour is on Lower Broadway where honky tonks line the street. Here you’ll find evocative names like Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge and Robert’s Western World, and you never know who you might see (or hear), a current star or the next big thing.

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You’ll catch star-dusted pickers and songwriters all over town, in places like bluegrass venue Station Inn, the rockin’ Exit/In, the honky tonkin’ bars on Broadway, the song-centered Bluebird Café or the legendary Ryman Auditorium. Of course, the ultimate country venue is the Grand Ole Opry House, where legends and current stars perform on the nation’s longest-running live radio program. Eating and drinking are high on the list of priorities. Nashville’s palate offers everything from Southen fare to haute cuisine with quite literally everything in between. Here, a perfect barbecue is as celebrated as the most spectacular creation from any of the city’s award-winning chefs. Whether it’s a family-friendly meal, dinner and a show or a romantic repast, the city’s restaurants serve every dish with a side of Southern hospitality. With its charming mix of musical, historical and cultural flavors, Nashville is truly a city for all seasons and styles. So whether it’s listening to live music, soaking in the art scene, exploring history or simply relaxing, you’ll find many ways to enjoy Music City and discover why music calls us home.

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Nolensville The best kept secret in Williamson County Tennessee!

Just 30 minutes from downtown Nashville, you’ll find a treasure in the small town charm and southern hospitality of Nolensville, TN. Spend the day antiquing at their many lovely antique and specialty shops where you will find 10 stores within walking distance and 12 stores within a mile. Meet the wonderful people of Nolensville and have lunch at Nana’s Diner with their great southern home cooking. You’ll be sure to have a great day and make great memories when you visit historic Nolensville, TN. ESTELLE’S BARN ANTIQUES & FURNITURE Just one mile past the beautiful Historic Nolensville Methodist Church and 2 doors from the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Dept, you’ll find Estelle’s Barn Antiques & Furniture that recently relocated here after being at her 8th Ave South location in Nashville for 15 years. Estelle’s offers costume jewelry, affordable good furniture-old and recycled, candles, china, tools, toys, glassware, lamps, seasonal flowers, original art and more. Open Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. 7367 Nolensville Rd, 615-977-2229. Like us on Facebook @ Estelles Antique Store.

Open Tue-Wed 10-5, Thu-Sat 10-6, Sun 1-5. 7292 Nolensville Rd, 615-283-8590. Like us on Facebook @ PeacockLnNolensville.

MORGENSTERN’S 1949 ANTIQUES & GIFTS An eclectic shop located in Middle Tennessee offering a wide variety of primitive furniture, house wares, tools, and decorations interspersed with a nice selection of new country store merchandise. Much of our stock has been gathered from local craftsmen and Tennesseans who enjoy a simpler lifestyle and appreciate “Made in America” quality. Visit us to experience our unique concept in useful and collectible items. 7278 Nolensville Rd, 615-283-8629. Like us on Facebook @ Morgenstern’s 1949.

THREE FRENCH HENS You will love this shop! Three French Hens is an antique, decorating, and gift store with a strong emphasis on shabby chic – a different kind of antique store. Open Tue – Sat 10-6, Sun 1-5. 7305 Nolensville Road, call 615-776-1279 or visit www.shop3hens.com. Like us on Facebook @ Three French Hens.

NANA’S DINER MEAT AND THREE Nolensville’s place for good southern homestyle cooking! Stop in at this locally-owned, family-friendly diner offering great food and friendly service. Everything here is homemade and delicious featuring local produce and ingredients from right here in the heart of Middle Tennessee. You’ll be delighted with the menu choices including main dishes, salads, sandwiches, soups and an abundant choice of sides. Save room for one of Nana’s incredible homemade desserts and pies. Open early on Saturdays for breakfast. Tue-Fri 10:30am-8pm, Sat 7am-8pm, and Sun 10:30am3pm. 7301 Nolensville Rd, 615-776-1795. Like us on Facebook @ Nana’s Diner Meat And Three for daily specials including sides and desserts. PEACOCK LANE Casual elegance for you and your home. We have everything from Vintage to Antiques, repurposed to new. Also handmade and one-of-a-kind originals! We carry an awesome fun line of clothing, some of the best smelling candles, fashion forward jewelry at great prices and much more.

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RAVEN’S NEST This wonderful eclectic store is full of vintage items, contemporary items, unique antiques, clothing, accessories, garden items and much more, all stuffed into a little white cottage in the heart of Nolensville, TN. Open Wed-Sat 10-5, 7307 Nolensville Rd, call 615-415-0874. Like us on Facebook @ Ravens Nest@Cedarberry.

UNIQUE ARTS AND ANTIQUES Unique Arts and Antiques is full of unique treasures for the home, antiques, relics, crystal, garden area, local art, jewelry, belt buckles, straps, lamps, tables and much more. Unique Arts is also home of Driftwood Art which you can view at www.aujart.com or on facebook. You will find something for everyone from $1 to $10,000. Sidewalk Sales on the first weekend of every month. Open Tue-Sun 10-6 at 7209 Nolensville. Call 615-776-2202 or email us at uniqueartsandantiques@gmail.com. Like us on Facebook @ Unique Arts and Antiques. VILLAGE ANTIQUES & GIFTS With a variety of antiques & gifts, you’ll be happy you stopped by to visit. We are focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction. Some of the beautiful things you will find here include Antique Glass, Carnival Glass, Fenton Glass, Clear and Colored Cut Glass, Hand-Painted China, Nippon, Limoges, Porcelain Figurines, Retro and much more. We are open Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-6, and Sun 1-5. 7289 Nolensville Rd, call 615-776-1200 or visit www.TheVillageAntiquesNolensvilleTN.com. Like us on Facebook @ The Village Antiques & Gifts.

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dining CASA FIESTA Authentic Mexican food. The best fajitas in town! Known for our great margaritas and all your Mexican favorites! Luncheon and dinner specials daily. Happy hour 4-6 p.m. Sun. thru Thurs. Located near the Nashville Airport at 2615 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville. Call 615-871-9490. Bienvendas Amigos! www.nashvillecasafiesta.com

FIESTA MEXICANA This great Mexican restaurant is conveniently located in downtown Nashville and offers free parking. Fiesta Mexicana offers all your favorite Mexican dishes and a full bar with wonderful drink selections. Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. 416 4th Avenue South, Nashville. Call 615-259-0110.

CHEROKEE STEAK HOUSE Join us for a special dinner tonight at The Cherokee Steak House where we serve the world’s finest beef and our motto is: “You can whip our cream, but you can’t beat our meat!” Our only objective is to provide you with the finest beef possible. Our extensive menu also includes seafood, chops, ribs, salads, and more! Located just 30 minutes from the Nashville Airport. Take I-40 East, Exit 232B and go north for 10.5 miles. Turn right at the sign. We are right next door to Reba McEntire’s house! 450 Cherokee Dock Rd, Lebanon. Call (615) 444-2783 or visit www. cherokeesteakhouseandmarina.com.

GENERAL JACKSON SHOWBOAT Climb aboard the General Jackson Showboat for a unique dining and entertainment experience! This 300 ft paddlewheel riverboat cruises the Cumberland River offering fantastic shows and delicious meals. Your show ticket also includes a delicious dinner served familystyle in bottomless bowls. For tickets and more information call 615-458-3900 or buy online at www.generaljackson.com.

COCK OF THE WALK Our casual, rustic atmosphere, and costumed service personnel will bring you back to the time of the old riverboat days! Our menu boasts our signature item, fried catfish filets, along with fried shrimp, steaks, salads, and broiled chicken and fish. There is something for everyone in your party. Open 7 days a week; Mon-Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 4pm-9pm, and Sunday 11am-9pm. 2624 Music Valley Dr, Nashville. Call 615-889-1930 or fax 615-889-0047. www. cockofthewalkrestaurant.com.

GERST HAUS Since 1955, the Gerst Haus has been a Nashville favorite. We provide the best in German food in an authentic beer hall atmosphere. Our menu includes a variety of German and American food. Our signature dishes include our fresh wiener schnitzel, bratwurst, and corned beef and cabbage. Also offering our own gerst Amber beer, as well as 26 drafts and 60 imported beers. Our goal is to provide good food, good drink, and good service. Open 7 days from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 301 Woodland St, Exit 48 off of I24. Call 615-2448886. www.gersthaus.com. JACK’S BAR-B-QUE Proudly serving barbeque from “Pit to Plate”. Offering Tennessee pork shoulder, Texas beef

brisket, smoked turkey, Texas sausage, St. Louis style ribs, smoked chicken and other Southern cuisine served with our award-winning sauces. Two locations to serve you at 416 Broadway, Nashville, call 615-254-5715 and at 334 West Trinity Lane, Nashville, call 615-228-9888 or visit www.jacksbarbque.com. KALAMATAS This wonderful restaurant serves Classic Mediterranean Cuisine and a fresh, healthy menu which includes kebobs-lamb, beef, or chicken, the best hummus around, stuffed grape leaves with rice stuffing, pita sandwiches, delicious baklava and much more. The menu is filled with tasty items created for a health conscious clientele. Receive a free baklava when you show your hotel room key (at our Brentwood location only). Located in Brentwood Place Shopping Center, 330 Franklin Road, (615) 221-4002. Green Hills location, 3764 Hillsboro Road and Belmont location, 1703 Portland Street. Visit www.eatatkalamatas.com. MAGGIANO’S Little Italy Maggiano’s is the perfect place to celebrate together and enjoy authentic Italian food. Offered on the menu are Classic Pastas, Prime Steaks, Fresh Seafood, Chef’s Specials, Signature Salads, and Desserts all made-from-scratch by our chefs. You can also get authentic Italian food with a click and placing your carryout order online. Maggiano’s is located at 3106 West End Avenue, Nashville. For reservations call 615-514-0270 or visit www.Maggianos.com. MARGARITAVILLE Great food, frozen concoctions, cool shopping and live entertainment – all this awaits you at Margaritaville. Visiting a Margaritaville Café is an experience unlike any other… it’s not just a dining destination, it’s an entire change of latitude. Your visit to Margaritaville will be an unforgettable experience! Restaurant opens daily at 11am and Retail opens daily at 10am. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville at 322 Broadway, call (615) 208-9080 or visit www. margaritavillenashville.com for event information and more! MCNAMARA’S IRISH PUB & RESTAURANT At McNamara’s they are dedicated to providing their patrons with the hospitality, service, and family-friendly ambience found in small local pubs all over Ireland. Wonderful traditional Irish fare includes fish & chips, corn beef & cabbage, fresh soups & salads, and also offering steaks, seafood, and more. Live Irish music Wednesday thru Sunday evenings. Located 5 minutes from the Nashville Airport at 2740 Old Lebanon Rd, Nashville. Call 615-885-7262 or visit www. mcnamarasirishpub.com.

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dining MELTING POT Dip into something different at this fondue restaurant offering fine aged cheeses, award winning wines, steaks and seafood, and chocolate fondue. Located in downtown Nashville on Historic Second Avenue. Reservations are recommended by calling 615-742-4970. Visit our website www.meltingpot.com. MONELL’S When in Nashville, do as the locals do – “pass the peas, please!” for a true southern experience. Food is served at communal tables as all items are passed around the table while staff at Monell’s soon replenishes an empty bowl. Each day’s menu includes 2-3 meats, 3-4 salads, 4-5 hot vegetables, drink and dessert. Open for lunch Mon-Fri 10:30am-2pm, dinner Tues-Sat 5pm-8:30pm. Located in historic Germantown at 1235 N Sixth Ave (between Monroe and Madison Streets), Nashville. 615-248-4747. OPRY BACKSTAGE GRILL The show that made country music famous is about to make its mark on okra fries, Tennessee corn bread salad, skillet fried chicken, pit smoked southern bbq, and much more in this unique new restaurant. Opening mid-July across from Gaylord Opryland Resort in the Radisson Hotel Opryland, you’ll find a one-of-a-kind experience combining world-famous Opry entertainment and the great southern cooking that Opry artists and fans have shared for generations. This brand new restaurant is a must do & must see while visiting Nashville. www.oprybackstagegrill.com.

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PAST PERFECT Past Perfect is a nostalgic celebration of classic food and cocktails, accented with a touch of class, and a modern twist. For lunch, dinner, or late night, Past Perfect is a refreshing alternative to the bright lights and fat fryers of Broadway’s honky-tonk strip. We pride ourselves in offering only the freshest and best quality ingredients available in all of our food and infused spirit menu items, guaranteed! Located in the heart of downtown’s So-Bro district at 123 3rd Avenue South, call 615-736-7727 or visit pastperfectnashville.com.


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RODIZIO GRILL Rodizio Grill is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse offering over a dozen rotisserie grilled meats, perfectly seasoned and carved tableside by Brazilian Gauchos. Authentic Brazilian appetizers, salads, delectable homemade desserts, Brazilian cocktails and fresh juice specialties. At Rodizio Grill you will have an unforgettable dining experience! Located on historic Second Avenue North in downtown Nashville (next to The Melting Pot). 615-730-8358 or visit rodiziogrill. com. Like us on facebook @ Rodizio Grill Nashville.

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SAVANNAH TEA ROOM & GIFT SHOP What a delightful way to spend the afternoon with a friend. Step back in time with us and experience the luxury and joy of sharing a pot of tea. High tea, light tea and lunch will be served at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday thru Thursday. High tea and light tea will be served on Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Also visit our gift shop with Nashville’s largest array of specialty teapots and accessories. Located near downtown at 707 Monroe St. For more information call 615-383-1832 or visit www.savannahteacompany.com.

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THE STOCK-YARD RESTAURANT After more than 20 years, The Stock-Yard Restaurant continues to reap rave reviews from satisfied patrons. The International Restaurant and Hospitality Bureau named it one of the top ten steak houses in America. They serve only the finest cuts of Certified Angus beef with additional delights that include live Maine lobster, chicken and a variety of fresh seafood and pasta dishes. This world-famous, award-winning restaurant offers one of the largest selections of fine wines available in Music City. Open nightly from 5 p.m. Reservations are accepted. 901 Second Ave. North. Call 615-255-6464 or visit www.stock-yardrestaurant.com. VITTLE’S RESTAURANT Come and see where the “locals & stars” go for great food at a great price! Down-home cookin’ with fast and friendly service. Offering great family favorites including beef pot roast, southern-style catfish, grilled or fried pork chops,country-fried steak and much more. Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week, breakfast Monday-Sunday. 4936 Thoroughbred Lane, Brentwood. Call 615-371-2525. Visit www.vittlesrestaurant.com.

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events around town November 15 Chris Young with Thomas Rhett and Joanna Smith presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-8893060 or visit ryman.com. November 15 thru 17 Fairy Tales and Fate presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org. November 16 thru 24 Radio City Rockettes® Christmas Spectacular presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at the Grand Ole Opry House, 2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville. Call 888-777-6779 or visit ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com.

November Events Throughout November Opry at the Ryman. The Grand Ole Opry shows will be performed at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. For complete schedule information, visit opry.com. November 1 David Sedaris one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers is performing at the Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com. November 1 thru 3 The Power of Imagination presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center with the Nashville Symphony and Jun Markl, guest conductor. 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org. November 3 CMA Country Christmas presented by Country Music Association featuring many of today’s top Country artists and airing on ABC Television Network at the Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, downtown Nashville. Call 800-745-3000 or visit bridgestonearena.com. November 3 Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival taking place at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Visit beerandbourbon.com. November 4 Nashville Puppy Up! Walk will host exciting entertainment, demos, health fairs and booths, and vendors for both pooch & owners. Centennial Park, 2598 West End Ave, Nashville. Call 931-6446426 or email Sheila@2milliondogs.org.

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November 5 Gilberto Gil presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org.

November 16 thru 24 Lorrie Morgan’s Enchanted Christmas Dinner and Show-Join Lorrie and her exceptional family of musicians for an enchanting journey through Christmases past and present. Presented by Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville. Call 888-7776779 or visit ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com.

November 5 Snow Patrol and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds with special guest Jake Bugg in concert at the Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com.

November 16 thru Jan 1, 2013 ICE! featuring Dreamworks’ Shrek The Halls presented by Gaylord Opryland and Resort and Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville. Call 888-777-6779 or visit ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com.

November 8 Fab Four in concert presented by the Wildhorse Saloon, 120 Second Ave North, Nashville. Call 615-902-8211 or visit wildhorsesaloon.com.

November 18 Lipscomb University presents Tokens: The Welcome Table featuring Lee Camp & Friends presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com.

November 8 Styx in concert at the Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com. November 8 thru 10 Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org. November 11 Regina Spektor with Only Son presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com.

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November 19 Christmas 4 Kids featuring Charlie Daniels Band & Friends with Phil Vassar, Thompson Square and Rodney Atkins at the Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-8893060 or visit ryman.com. November 29 Ray LaMontagne presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com. November 29 thru Dec 1 All That Classical Jazz presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org.

December Events Throughout December Opry at the Ryman. The Grand Ole Opry shows will be performed at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. For complete schedule information, visit opry.com. December 2 Organ Recital Series featuring Thomas Murray presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org.

December 2 The Farm presented by the Wildhorse Saloon, 120 Second Ave North, Nashville. Call 615-902-8211 or visit wildhorsesaloon.com. December 9 Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com. December 13 Straight No Chaser Holiday Concert presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com.

December 22 The Ann & Monroe Carell Family Trust Pied Piper Series: A Spirit for the Holidays presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org. December 31 New Year’s Eve at the Ryman with Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com.

December 16, 17 Andrew Peterson and Special Guests presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com. December 18 thru 20 Amy Grant & Vince Gill: Christmas at the Ryman presented by Ryman Auditorium, 116 Fifth Ave North, downtown Nashville. Call 615-889-3060 or visit ryman.com. December 20 thru 22 Handel’s Messiah presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Call 615-687-6400 or visit nashvillesymphony.org.

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Antiques Eighth Avenue Antique District DOWNTOWN ANTIQUE MALL One of Nashville’s oldest destinations for antique and collectible shopping is found in this 13,000 square foot historic warehouse. It is filled to the brim with merchandise that would surprise and delight anyone. As well as having the largest variety of antique and vintage furniture, we’re famous for the best deals in town. Don’t miss the opportunity to stop by for a visit, sit on our loading dock and see the trains go by, or enjoy the spectacular view of the Nashville skyline. Open daily from 10-6, Sun 1-6. 612 8th Avenue South, Nashville. Call 615-256-6616. EIGHTH AVENUE ANTIQUE MALL At this great Antique Mall you’ll find it all – American, English, and French furniture, glassware, bronze, books, art, rugs, and more. Over 50 dealers in this great mall. Estate Sales. Spacious parking. Open Tues-Sat 10-5pm, Sunday 12-5. 2015 8th Avenue South, Nashville. Contact us at 8thavenueantiquemall@gmail.com or call 615-279-9922. ESTELLE’S CONSIGNMENT FURNITURE Estelle’s has recently relocated from her downtown Nashville location on 8th Avenue to the lovely historic town of Nolensville, TN just one mile past the beautiful Nolensville Methodist Church and 2 doors from the

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Nolensville Volunteer Fire Dept. Estelle is open Mon-Sat 10-5, and Sun 1-5 at 7367 Nolensville Rd. Read about her new place on page 31 of this magazine.

GASLAMP ANTIQUE & DECORATING MALL Nashville’s largest and newest Antique Mall. Voted best Antique Store for 2006 by the readers of Nashville Scene. One half acre of shopping bliss under one roof! French, English, and American antiques. Jewelry, art deco, toys, books, magazines, quilts, linens, garden & architectural, vintage jewelry & clothing, collectibles and much more. Open Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun noon-6. 100 Powell Place (across from 100 Oaks Mall above Staple’s). Exit 79 from I65 N or S. Call 615-297-2224 or visit www.GasLampAntiques.com.

TENNESSEE ANTIQUE MALL A clean, bright mall conveniently located near the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Collectibles, glass, furniture, silver coins, and much more! There is something for everyone… every day! Over 60 dealers antiques and collectible to browse. Jimmy & Martha Walker, Owners. Open Mon-Sat 10-5:30, Sun 1-5:30. 654 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville. Call 615-259-4077.

Eighth Avenue Antiques EIGHTH AVENUE ANTIQUE MALL At this great Antique Mall you’ll find it all – American, English, and French furniture, glassware, bronze, books, art, rugs, and more. Over 50 dealers in this great mall. Estate Sales. Spacious parking. Open Tues-Sat 10-5pm, Sunday 12-5. 2015 8th Avenue South, Nashville. Contact us at 8thavenueantiquemall@gmail.com or call 615-279-9922.


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also find glassware, kitchen collectibles, oak, mahogany, and walnut furniture, books, lamps, art, accessories, large variety of decorating items, garden items and much more. Open Mon, Thur, Fri & Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5. Closed Tues and Wed. Located at 11520 Lebanon Rd, Mt. Juliet. Call 615-754-6232. PHOENIX FLEA MARKET A few antiques (US mostly), lots of collectibles, a fair amount of good used furniture and a whole lot of fun. Our building is over 22,000 square feet with well over 100 booths filled completely full of everything that you can imagine. There’s old glass, new glass, lots of conversation pieces, and something for everyone. Plan on spending a few hours with us when you come. We’ll have fun, I guarantee it! Open 7 days a week from 10-5. Located at 1409 Robinson Rd (that’s Old Hickory Blvd). From I40 take Exit 221 towards The Hermitage. Stay on Old Hickory Blvd (S.R. 45) for approximately 7.4 miles. The Flea Market is on the rights. Call us if you need directions at 615-847-1044. See you there!

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shopping BELLE MEADE PREMIUM CIGARS Experience Nashville’s finest cigar store where you will find all the best in premium cigars, a luxury lounge, walk-in humidor, and flat screen TV’s. Our featured products include Davidoff Cigar Cutters, lighters and cigar knives. Please visit our website listing all our fine cigars and cigar accessories. Open Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Sunday Noon-6 p.m. Located at 4518 Harding Pike, Nashville. Call 615-297-7963 or visit www.bellemeadecigars.com. THE FACTORY AT FRANKLIN Shop, dine and unwind at this unique boutique mall just minutes from Cool Springs. The Factory at Franklin is a depression-era factory that has been renovated into one of Tennessee’s most marvelous shopping, dining and entertainment venues! Restaurants, antique shops, art galleries, one-of-a-kind retail stores, theater, culinary center and more. Located at 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin TN. For more information call 615-7911777 or visit www.factoryatfranklin.com. FRENCH’S SHOES & BOOTS Large selection of boots, shoes, sandals, handbags, and more at this great store located on historic 2nd Avenue in downtown Nashville right next to the Wildhorse Saloon. Buy one pair of boots and get the second pair FREE! (excludes Justin Bent Rail). You’ll be glad you visited! 615-736-2934.

JENSEN’S SHOES Jensen’s Shoes carries a broad range of orthopedic footwear. We are able to address the needs of most type of foot problems with our expertise in matching custom orthotics, shoes and the individual’s foot. These problems include bunions, hammertoes and plantar fasciitis. Care of diabetic and arthritic feet is an area of our expertise. Open Mon.- Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thur. til 7 p.m. Located at 73 White Bridge Rd., Suite 123, Nashville. Call 615-3569699. www.jensenshoes.com. THE MALL AT GREEN HILLS Come find one-of-a-kind specialty shops and two major department stores. Hours are Mon.Sat. 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Sun. Noon–6 p.m. Located at 2126 Abbott Martin Rd., Nashville. For more information call 615-298-5478, ext. 20. LEGENDS GIFTS Legends Gifts is a great place to shop for all your Nashville gifts and souvenirs. Their friendly, helpful staff is there to help you with any questions or needs that you have. Shop at your leisure and enjoy all the fun merchandise. You may even have your fortune told by Elvis and Willie Nelson. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville on honky-tonk row between next to Legends Corners at 424 Broadway. Open every day from 9am to midnight. Call 615-891-7913.

SAVANNAH TEA ROOM & GIFT SHOP Our gift shop offers one of the largest selections of tea pots (over 500), tea accessories, and of course, our Tea Emporium is stocked with over 100 varieties of teas and tisanes from around the world. Visit us for unique, one-of-a-kind specialty items. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 707 Monroe St., Nashville. Call 615-383-1832. www.savannahteacompany.com.

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OPRY MILLS Tennessee’s largest outlet, value-retail shopping, dining and entertainment destination is back in a big way! Mills Means More and you’ll find something for everyone with more stores, more savings, more brands and more fun! Visit Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Vera Bradley Outlet Store, J.Crew Factory, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Coach Factory Store, Michael Kors, Tommy Bahama, The LEGO Outlet, RCC Western Store, Chico’s, Talbots Outlet, and many more popular retailers all under one roof! Enjoy dining and entertainment venues such as; Aquarium Restaurant, Rainforest Cafe, Claim Jumper, Chuy’s Mexican Food, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Regal IMAX and Dave & Buster’s. Opry Mills is located at 433 Opry Mills Drive, adjacent to the Grand Ole Opry and Gaylord Opryland Resort. Call 615-514-1000 for more information or visit OpryMills.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook. com/OpryMills. PROVIDENCE MARKETPLACE This beautiful outdoor marketplace offers a diverse mix of stores, including anchors such as Target, Belk, JC Penney, Best Buy, TJ Maxx, Old Navy, Staples and many more specialized retailers, specialty shops, restaurants and a movie theater. Conveniently located 10 miles east of Nashville International Airport and easily accessible from I40, Exit 226C. For more information visit www.shopprovidencemarketplace.com.

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LEBANON PREMIUM OUTLETS Located less than 30 miles from Nashville, Lebanon Premium Outlets is central Tennessee’s premier outlet shopping destination. Showcased here are 60 outlet stores offering savings of up to 65% on brand names, including Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Gap Outlet, Brooks Brothers, Tommy Hilfiger, and many more. Mon-Sat, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Take I-40 to Exit 238 in Lebanon, TN. Call 615-444-0433 or visit www. premiumoutlets.com/lebanon.

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General Jackson Showboat BELLE MEADE PLANTATION The Belle Meade Plantation is a 30 acre historic site 6 miles west of Nashville. The centerpiece of the property is the Belle Meade mansion built in 1853. The mansion is open for tours daily. The Winery at Belle Meade Plantation is Tennessee’s newest winery and Nashville’s only winery to date! The restaurant at Belle Meade serves lunch daily and they have a fantastic gift shop loaded with merchandise. Located at 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville. Call 615-356-0501 or visit www.bellemeadeplantation.com. COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM® has been home of America’s music since 1967. In keeping with the cultural significance of the music and the heroic achievements of those who form its membership, the Museum opened in a $37 million landmark, new building in May 2001. The Museum presents the crown jewels of its vast collection to illustrate country music’s story as told through the turns of two centuries. A treasure trove of historic country video clips and recorded music, dynamic exhibits, regular menu of live performances and public programs, a Museum store, on-site dining, and much more. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville at 222 Fifth Avenue South. Call 615-416-2001 or visit www. countrymusichalloffame.org.

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GENERAL JACKSON SHOWBOAT Take a cruise down the Cumberland River on this 300 foot paddlewheel riverboat that boasts four massive decks with a beautiful two-story Victorian Theater that is located in the center of the boat where live music shows are performed. The General Jackson Showboat is one of the largest showboats in the country. Both midday and evening cruises offer a variety of entertainment options throughout the year. Call 615-458-3900 or visit www.generaljackson.com. GRAND OLE OPRY The Grand Ole Opry is an American icon and Nashville’s #1 attraction. The Opry is worldfamous for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people make pilgrimages across town or around the world to see the Grand Ole Opry live. The Grand Ole Opry House is located at 2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville. For complete and up-to-date schedule information call 615-871-OPRY or visit www.opry.com. THE HERMITAGE: HOME OF PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON Andrew Jackson always welcomed visitors to his home. Since The Hermitage opened as a museum in 1889, over 15 million people have crossed its threshold. Ongoing events at The Hermitage include: The HermitageFrontier Farm to American Landmark, Stories


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concerts; special events; children’s concerts and community outreach programs. The Schermerhorn Symphony Center is located in the heart of downtown Nashville at 1 Symphony Place. Call 615-687-6400 or visit www.nasvhillesymphony.org.

NASHVILLE NIGHTLIFE DINNER THEATER Voted Music Valley’s #1 Dinner & Show where you can dine with the stars. Enjoy a great southern buffet dinner and the best live entertainment you can imagine. Some guest stars include “Opry Star” Jeannie Seely, Tommy Cash, Diana Murrel, Brenda Best, Paula Poe (from the Tammy Wynette Show), and many others. Southern Buffet at 5:30pm, Showtime at 6:30pm. Located at 2416 Music Valley Drive in Music Valley Village across the street from Gaylord Opryland Resort and the Grand Ole Opry. Call 615-885-4747 or visit www.nashvillenightlife.com.

THE RYMAN AUDITORIUM This Nashville landmark is known as “The Mother Church of Country Music” and a must see for anyone visiting Nashville. There are great concerts performed here and a number of exhibits including Johnny & June At The Ryman, Grand Ole Opry 1940s & 1950s, and Grand Ole Opry 1960s & 1970s. Located in the heart of downtown at 116 Fifth Avenue North, for complete schedule information call 615-889-3060 or visit www.ryman.com.

NASHVILLE SYMPHONY Led by Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero and President and CEO Alan D. Valentine, the Nashville Symphony has a growing international reputation for its recordings and innovative programming. With more than 140 performances annually, the 83-member Nashville Symphony is an arts leader in Nashville and beyond, offering a broad range of classical, pops and jazz

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DidYouKNOW? DID YOU KNOW… The amount on the price tag on Minnie Pearl’s hat was $1.98. The Centerville native and Grand Ole Opry star would eventually buy a home next door to the Governor’s Mansion on Curtiswood Lane in Nashville. DID YOU KNOW… That President Theodore Roosevelt coined the phrase “good to the last drop”, words that became a national slogan, after sipping coffee at Maxwell House Hotel. The coffee was a local product of the Cheek family. Their family home is now Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art. DID YOU KNOW… Nashville’s Athena Parthenos is the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western world. She stands an impressive 42 feet high in the temple of the Parthenon. DID YOU KNOW… Elvis recorded more than 200 of his songs at RCA’s Historic Studio B on Music Row. The red, blue and green lights found in the studio are a remnant from one of Elvis’s Christmas albums. Unable to get in the holiday spirit while recording in July, he was having trouble finishing the album. The crew solved the problem by installing holiday-colored lights, putting up an artificial Christmas tree in the corner and cranking the air conditioner up as high as it would go to create the festive atmosphere. DID YOU KNOW… Country singer Randy Travis was a cook and dishwasher at the Nashville Palace before he made it big. 52 getaway nashville and middle tennessee

DID YOU KNOW… Belle Meade Plantation was famous for breeding thoroughbred horses. Iroquois, bred at the Belle Meade Farm, was the first American horse to win the English Derby. In addition to Iroquois, there were two other famous horses that can trace their lineage back to Belle Meade: Seabiscuit and War Admiral, both made popular again by the 2011 best-selling novel. For generations removed, the 1930’s horses were descendents of the sires of Bonnie Scotland, Belle Meade’s prize horse, making the family rivalry at the Plantation run deep. DID YOU KNOW… In 1941, Nashville was granted the first FM license in the United States. Music City then became the first to enjoy static-free radio. DID YOU KNOW… The Frist Center for Visual Arts is located in what was formerly Nashville’s main post office, a city landmark, placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The Center went to great lengths to preserve the historical integrity of the building, as the building itself is a work of art. DID YOU KNOW… African-American artist and native Nashvillan Will Edmonson was the first black to be honored with a one-man exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Edmonson, the son of former slaves, created primitive limestone carvings of animals, angels, Biblical characters, and even celebrities. A photo spread of his work in Harper’s Bazaar led to the historic 1937 exhibit in New York City. Today, his works are on display at Cheekwood.


DID YOU KNOW… Nashville was founded on Christmas Eve 1779 along the banks of the Cumberland River. Two teams of pioneers set forth from the Carolinas to found the new city. Upon arrival, they immediately began building Fort Nashborough. Among the pioneers was Rachel Donelson, who would later become the wife of Andrew Jackson. DID YOU KNOW… The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the United States, boasts a driveway in the shape of a guitar. Legend says that the driveway was so shaped to please his daughter-in-law Emily. Nashvillians like to think it was a good sign of things to come. DID YOU KNOW… Standard Candy Company, founded in 1901, created the GooGoo, a true Nashville delight marrying peanuts, caramel, marshmallow and milk chocolate together for a tasty cluster of candy. Today Standard Candy Company uses more than 3 million pounds of chocolate a year. Legend has it that GOO stands for Grand Ole Opry. DID YOU KNOW… After a May 1885 sermon given by the Reverend Sam Jones at a tent revival, Captain Tom Ryman became an instant convert and immediately began raising funds to build a church. Upon his death in 1904, the church he built as the Union Gospel Tabernacle, was renamed in his honor - Ryman Auditorium. The iconic venue would later host such performers as Enrico Caruso, Katharine Hepburn, and Bob Hope, as well as the Grand Ole Opry from 1943-1974. Not surprisingly, in 2003, 2004, 2010 and 2011, the Ryman was named Theatre of the Year by Pollstar Magazine. Today, the Ryman is open by day as a museum and at night plays hosts to artists of all genres.

DID YOU KNOW… Oprah Winfrey was raised in Nashville by her father Vernon Winfrey. While a sophomore at Tennessee State University (TSU), she was hired as a news anchor at WTVF-TV/News Channel 5, making her the first female and first African American in Nashville to hold such a job. DID YOU KNOW… That the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is an architectural wonder in itself? One side of the building is a RKO-style radio tower while the main building, with windows resembling a piano keyboard, ends in a Cadillac tailfin-style flourish. DID YOU KNOW… President Richard Nixon was onstage when the Grand Ole Opry broadcast its first show in the new Opry House in 1974. The former President played “God Bless America” on the piano and Roy Acuff showed him how to yo-yo. DID YOU KNOW… Nashville is known the world over as “Music City” because WSM radio announcer David Cobb referred to Nashville with that nickname in 1950 on Red Foley’s NBC radio broadcast. DID YOU KNOW… The Hermitage Hotel which has hosted several political and entertainment figures including John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Al Capone since it opened its doors in 1910 is the only Five-Star, Five Diamond property in the state of Tennessee. DID YOU KNOW… The Union Station Hotel, a National Historic Landmark since 1977, was originally built in 1900 as the city’s railroad station. november/december 2012

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