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{Fall} in Love with WilCo

Fall-in-Love-with-WilCo

Leaves changing color, crisp morning air, and the smell of fall all around you. There’s no better time to get out and explore somewhere new!

Here are some fun happenings to make you {Fall} in Love with WilCo:

September 28:


Southern Smoke Southern Smoke BBQ Festival: Enjoy live music, kid-friendly activities, handmade crafts, and artisan shopping. General admission is only $5, and kids under 12 are free.

 

October 5:


Breedens Orchard Farm to Table Breeden’s Orchard Fall Farm Dinner: Edible Nashville’s Fall Farm Dinner will take place at Breeden's Orchard with seasonal produce cooked by Edible Nashville Executive Chef Skylar Bush. It will also feature local spirits, wine, craft beer, music, and many other local artisans and partners. Come enjoy a night under twinkling lights for a memorable evening you won't soon forget.


Tough Mudder Tough Mudder: Tough Mudder is back and better than ever at Neal Farms in Lebanon. With courses from 3 miles to 10 miles, this is the perfect event for any skill level. Running and getting dirty not your thing? Come out and enjoy food, music, and vendors at the Mudder Village Festival. You can even bring your furry friend to participate in the Ruff Mudder obstacle course.


October 6:


Tough Mudder Tough Mudder: Tough Mudder is back and better than ever at Neal Farms in Lebanon. With courses from 3 miles to 10 miles, this is the perfect event for any skill level. Running and getting dirty not your thing? Come out and enjoy food, music, and vendors at the Mudder Village Festival. You can even bring your furry friend to participate in the Ruff Mudder obstacle course.

 

October 19:


bucket celebration children 1374546 Ghosts in the Grove: Bring the family for a night of history, ghost stories, and spooky trolley rides at Fiddler’s Grove in Lebanon, TN. Enjoy live music by the The Inglewood Old Time String Band, and a special appearance by Tennessee Ghostbusters! Come with an empty stomach and try homemade chili, hotdogs, hot cocoa, and hot coffee available at the Fiddler’s Grove General Store. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 ages 6-12, and kids 5 and under get in free.

 

October 26:


activity bucket costumes 1406352 2 Halloween Chills and Thrills at Cedars of Lebanon State Park: Come see Cedars of Lebanon in all its spooky glory. Kids can participate in trick-or-treating at Spooktacular campsites. There will also be hayrides and costume contests to enjoy! Cost for non-campers will be $5 per car.

 

All season long:


Apple Picking You pick apples at Breeden’s Orchard: Grab the family and get outside as you pick fresh apples at Breeden’s Orchard in Mt. Juliet. Make sure to check out the fresh, homemade donuts, apple cider slushies, and local produce at the general store. Don’t forget to bring something to haul your fruitful bounty home at the end of the day!


close up corn field cropland 1137332 Shop Spring’s Creamery Corn Maze: Enjoy Shop Springs Creamery’s first ever corn maze starting on October 2nd! After you check out the corn maze, the whole family can check out the hay rides, shelled corn pit, petting zoo, photo booth, and so much more!


The Glow Nashville: The Glow: Thousands of hand carved jack o’ lanterns will light up the city this fall at Andrew Jackson’s the Hermitage. Bring your family to this enchanting pumpkin wonderland and enjoy fall treats, drinks, family friendly designs and over 5,000 carved pumpkins.


Cheekwood Harvest Cheekwood Harvest: Celebrate the autumnal season at Cheekwood! The changing of the leaves is one of many garden highlights you’ll find as oaks, maples, dogwoods, and other trees greet you with their fall colors. You’ll find activities and experiences for the whole family including Mum Explosion, community-made scarecrows, and a pumpkin patch.
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage Fall Fest: Fall Fest at The Hermitage is a spectacular weekend of art, music, and history at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. This year’s family-friendly event includes nearly 50 outstanding artists and craftsmen, live music and the Ajax Family Area where children and adults can participate in historical and cultural activities. Food and drink vendors will also be on-site offering taste-tempting fare to complete your day. Admission is free to the public and proceeds from the Festival benefit The Hermitage.

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