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Events for December 2012

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Closed for Christmas
Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day

Exhibitions

March 31 2012 - August 25, 2013 Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection
Ongoing TRAINS!
November 23 - December 30 Trains at Cheekwood
November 23 - December 30 Holiday at Cheekwood

Tuesdays for Tots

December 4 Gingerbread Garland

Stop by the studios to decorate your own paper gingerbread garland! How will you accessorize your holiday treat?

December 11 Give a Gift!

Look at all the beautiful presents under the trees in the Museum of Art. Enjoy decorating your own package and paper for your thoughtful gifts this year! Then, join us for Magic of the Holidays on Saturday, December 15th at 11:00 am! Watch a performance by a very entertaining magician, stay to hear some of your favorite holiday stories and take part in cookie decorating fun in the Frist Learning Center.

December 18 Outstanding Ornament

Check out all the beautiful ornaments on the many trees at Cheekwood and make your own creative ornament to take home.

Public Programs

December 1 Santa Saturdays

10:00am – 2:00pm (November 24 will be from 12:00pm to 2:00pm)
Create festive decorations and family memories at Cheekwood this holiday season.

• DROP-IN STUDIO: HOLIDAY ART ACTIVITIES
Create festive crafts and warm memories in our drop-in family art program.
• COOKIE DECORATING
‘Sprinkle’ your own custom design on a delicious iced holiday cookie!
• PHOTOS WITH SANTA IN HIS WORKSHOP
Visit Santa in his North Pole workshop and leave with a one-of-a-kind professional souvenir photo.
*Additional fees apply. Photo packages start at $10.
• LIVE REINDEER
Don’t miss your chance to meet two of Santa’s trusted companions before they return to the North Pole.
• HOLIDAY STORYTELLING
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this holiday season for an exploration into the wide world of literature! Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, experienced storyteller Rachel Sumner will bring your favorite holiday-themed books to life.
*Ginger Sands will be hte storyteller on December 8th.
**No Storytelling December 15th, because of the magic show.

December 1 Museum Concert Series: Nashville Flute Choir
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 2 Museum Concert Series: Brentwood Suzuki Strings
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 8 Santa Saturdays

10:00am – 2:00pm (November 24 will be from 12:00pm to 2:00pm)
Create festive decorations and family memories at Cheekwood this holiday season.

• DROP-IN STUDIO: HOLIDAY ART ACTIVITIES
Create festive crafts and warm memories in our drop-in family art program.
• COOKIE DECORATING
‘Sprinkle’ your own custom design on a delicious iced holiday cookie!
• PHOTOS WITH SANTA IN HIS WORKSHOP
Visit Santa in his North Pole workshop and leave with a one-of-a-kind professional souvenir photo.
*Additional fees apply. Photo packages start at $10.
• LIVE REINDEER
Don’t miss your chance to meet two of Santa’s trusted companions before they return to the North Pole.
• HOLIDAY STORYTELLING
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this holiday season for an exploration into the wide world of literature! Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, experienced storyteller Rachel Sumner will bring your favorite holiday-themed books to life.
*Ginger Sands will be hte storyteller on December 8th.
**No Storytelling December 15th, because of the magic show.

December 8 Museum Concert Series: Blair Suzuki Players
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 9 Museum Concert Series: Nashville Philharmonic Flute Ensemble
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 15 Santa Saturdays

10:00am – 2:00pm (November 24 will be from 12:00pm to 2:00pm)
Create festive decorations and family memories at Cheekwood this holiday season.

• DROP-IN STUDIO: HOLIDAY ART ACTIVITIES
Create festive crafts and warm memories in our drop-in family art program.
• COOKIE DECORATING
‘Sprinkle’ your own custom design on a delicious iced holiday cookie!
• PHOTOS WITH SANTA IN HIS WORKSHOP
Visit Santa in his North Pole workshop and leave with a one-of-a-kind professional souvenir photo.
*Additional fees apply. Photo packages start at $10.
• LIVE REINDEER
Don’t miss your chance to meet two of Santa’s trusted companions before they return to the North Pole.
• HOLIDAY STORYTELLING
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this holiday season for an exploration into the wide world of literature! Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, experienced storyteller Rachel Sumner will bring your favorite holiday-themed books to life.
*Ginger Sands will be hte storyteller on December 8th.
**No Storytelling December 15th, because of the magic show.

December 15 Magic of the Holidays
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us as the very merry magician, Rodney Kelley, performs a hilarious family-friendly show that brings the ‘magic’ of the holidays to Cheekwood!

December 15 Museum Concert Series: FBC Sanctuary Ringers
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 16 Museum Concert Series: Metro Nashville Chorus
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 22 Santa Saturdays

10:00am – 2:00pm (November 24 will be from 12:00pm to 2:00pm)
Create festive decorations and family memories at Cheekwood this holiday season.

• DROP-IN STUDIO: HOLIDAY ART ACTIVITIES
Create festive crafts and warm memories in our drop-in family art program.
• COOKIE DECORATING
‘Sprinkle’ your own custom design on a delicious iced holiday cookie!
• PHOTOS WITH SANTA IN HIS WORKSHOP
Visit Santa in his North Pole workshop and leave with a one-of-a-kind professional souvenir photo.
*Additional fees apply. Photo packages start at $10.
• LIVE REINDEER
Don’t miss your chance to meet two of Santa’s trusted companions before they return to the North Pole.
• HOLIDAY STORYTELLING
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this holiday season for an exploration into the wide world of literature! Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, experienced storyteller Rachel Sumner will bring your favorite holiday-themed books to life.
*Ginger Sands will be hte storyteller on December 8th.
**No Storytelling December 15th, because of the magic show.

December 22 Museum Concert Series: Tennessee Valley Winds
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

December 23 Museum Concert Series: Reverie from St. George's Episcopal Church
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us in the Museum's intimate Drawing Room to enjoy the seasonal sounds of some of Nashville's best choirs and finest musicians.  From bells to big band and choral to classical, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Special Events

December 3 Sparkling Settings
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gather a group together, decorate a table and enjoy the day. Fabulous gift baskets will be auctioned during the luncheon, and our Holiday Gift Shop will be open for Shopping! Contact Babs Freeman at 615-377-2906 or babsfreeman@comcast.net for pricing and additional information, or visit hsmtn.org.

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