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What to do in Nashville This Weekend June 27-28, 2014

Dino Trek closing at Nashville Zoo
Dino Trek closing at Nashville Zoo
Michelle Lavallee

The last weekend of June 2014 is upon us and folks in Nashville will be looking for some fun things to do this weekend. Every weekend there are numerous events around the city. Some folks just want to see Broadway and the Honky Tonks, others looks for an event to take the kids to and some just want something s little different than the norm.

The long standing tradition of the Nashville Flea Market returns to the Tennessee State Fairgrounds this coming weekend. The Flea Market is at the Fairgrounds every fourth weekend of the month. Recently the Flea Market has seen growth in the number of vendors and antique dealers. The crowds turn out every month to find that one-of-a-kind gem or an item to recycle into a new chic household or garden item.

Looking to do something with the kids? The Nashville Zoo will still have Dino Trek open. The dinosaurs will become extinct on July 6, 2014. Zoo visitors can see life-sized, moving and roaring dinosaurs. The Dino Trek exhibit does have an additional fee of $4.00 from the regular Zoo admission costs.

Music lovers have a few options this weekend to catch great acts around town. The Grand Ole Opry will be having their Friday and Saturday night shows. This weekend shows will include Larrry Gatlin, Lee Greenwood, Chris Janson, Mark Wills and other Opry favorites. Musicians Corner in Centennial Park on Saturday will host the free concerts with Legendary Soul Singer Charles ‘Wigg’ Walker.

Beer lovers will find the Predators 2nd Annual Craft Beer Festival on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena. Taste various types of beers and ales inside the Arena. There are still tickets available for the event and include an option to attend the event as the designated driver. Proceeds from the event benefits the Nashville Predators Foundations which assist numerous non-profit organizations throughout Middle Tennessee.