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Here Comes May

Events in Nashville for May 2014
Events in Nashville for May 2014
Photo by Rusty Russell

May is here and events are happening all around Nashville this Spring. Beginning the first weekend the May, there will be events going on throughout the city and the surrounding areas for folks to stop by to check out and enjoy the beautiful outdoors of Tennessee.

Throughout the month of May, every weekend, down in Franklin, TN; The Tennessee Renaissance Festival will be occurring. The festival will take visitor back to 16th Century England. Performers at the event speak with the dialect of the days of Kings and Queens of the era and period costumes. The location comes alive with a marketplace for shopping and each weekend is dedicated to special entertainment. Watch performers in jousting matches, pirates invading the festival or a Celtic weekend on the specific weekend scheduled.

The Tennessee Craft Fair will take over Centennial Park May 2nd through the 4th. The Spring Craft Fair is expecting to draw over 200 artists and 45,000 guests to the event. The event allows numerous artists to display their craft and assist in local artist work. Many pieces are one-of-a-kind and cannot be found anywhere else throughout the United States. The Fair helps to preserve the arts and crafts famous in Tennessee. The event is family friendly and will have food vendors, concessions and also have a kids’ tent available for guests to enjoy. The Fair is open to the public and free of charge.

One other event kicking off their third season is Musicians Corner which will be presenting free concerts every Saturday at Centennial Park. Come out to listen to some of today’s rising stars in Nashville and enjoy a beautiful Spring day in the park.

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens will be offering up Big Bugs starting on May 23, 2014 which has been created by David Rogers. The art exhibit will offer 10 enormous bugs throughout the grounds for viewing. An assortment of bugs will invade Cheekwood, including giant ants, praying mantis and dragonflies.

Throughout Nashville there are numerous events every weekend to enjoy in May, so get out there and enjoy the city.