From Nashville to Pulaski, you may celebrate the Christmas spirit today with music, decorations, food and a good movie. Start of your day in Nashville's historic Germantown with a tour of homes to see beautiful decorations of fabulous homes and trees. The tour, $10 in advance or $15 at the door, begins with spicy German cider from Drinkhaus and other holiday treats. It will also include visiting Monroe Street United Methodist Church, according to the Tennessean.
Then, as evening comes, sit down in the Mad Platter restaurant for an amazing Christmas dinner to include a holiday chocolate truffle. The dinner is $32, but the entire package may be purchased for $42 at www.historicgermantown.org.
In Brentwood, December 6, Brentwood UMC will host its annual "Messiah Sing." Anyone may come sing-along as various Nashville Symphony musicians play Handel's Messiah. The event is 4 p.m. at 309 Franklin Road, according to Ms. Cheap.
Those south of Nashville may enjoy the Pulaski Christmas Parade beginning at 3 p.m. December 6, as reported by the Pulaski Citizen. The theme for the parade is "Winter Wonderland," and the grand marshal is the Giles County High School football team.
After the parade, go to Pulaski First United Methodist Church to hear the Martin Methodist College Choir present its Christmas concert. The 4 p.m. performance in the sanctuary is open to the public. Holiday celebrants may then move outside to watch a 6 p.m. Christmas movie on the side of the Hunter-Smith building. Do not worry about being cold. There will be fire pits, hot chocolate and food to keep you warm.