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Events for June 2013

Open: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Open: THE MANSION IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day
CHEEKWOOD IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Exhibitions

March 31 - August 25 Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection
Ongoing TRAINS!
February 14 - August 25 Affectionately Yours: American Miniature Portraits and the Stories They Tell
May 24 - November 10 LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood - SPECIAL CLOSING WEEK HOURS! Open EVERY night until 11pm!

Courtyard Gallery

April 6 - June 30 Dorothy O’Connor: Martin Shallenberger Artist in Residence in 2013

Lunch and Lecture

June 20 Lawn Care for Home Owners

Back by popular demand, this program will cover the basics of lawn care and teach you how to cultivate a thriving lawn. Using Cheekwood’s turf management program as a model, Drew Sullivan from Dickens Turf and Landscape Supply will ‘cover a lot of ground’, including turf types, mowing, aerating, watering, fertilizing, weeding, and insect and disease control.  Click here to register.

Public Programs

June 6 Family Night Out: The Happy Racers

6:30 pm
It’s time to break out your blankets and picnic baskets because Cheekwood is, once again, welcoming back Family Night OutSpecial Event Fees Apply.

June 7 Fitness Fridays

Fridays in June and July
7:00 am
Get in shape at Cheekwood! You won’t find a more beautiful workout space anywhere in the city—join us for early morning opportunities to strengthen, energize and flex for health and fitness.

Gates open at 7:00 am
*All activities meet at the Visitor Services Center and are free with gate admission.

7:30 am – Yoga in the Garden
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

8:30 am
– Sculpture Trail Hike
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

9:30 am
– Stroller Strides 

June 7 FIRST TENNESSEE FRIDAYS

 
Open until 11:00 pm

Friday evenings will be even more magical during the exhibition as musical acts throughout Cheekwood supply an eclectic Music City soundtrack to Munro’s LIGHT. Join us for an evening experience of music, art, food, and fun.

* LIGHT throughout the Grounds and Mansion

* Live Music in Several Locations in the Garden and Mansion

* Specialty Cocktails & Cash Bars throughout the Grounds

* Dining in the Pineapple Room (reservations recommended)

Pineapple Room: Singer/Songwriter, Jilian Linklater
Herb Garden: Bluegrass Trio
Drawing Room: N/A (Mansion Closed)
Howe Garden: Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensemble

June 12 Annotations

2nd Wednesday of the month, June – September
6:30 pm

Readers and book lovers, Cheekwood has a special series of literary events just for you. Join us in our gorgeous garden setting as celebrated local authors share their stories, describe their process and offer “behind-the-text” accounts of their works. This program is offered in Partnership with Parnassus Books. Please call 615-353-9827 to RSVP for the programs.

June 12: Ann Shayne, Bowling Avenue

June 13 Family Night Out: Coal Train Railroad

6:30 pm
It’s time to break out your blankets and picnic baskets because Cheekwood is, once again, welcoming back Family Night OutSpecial Event Fees Apply.

June 14 FIRST TENNESSEE FRIDAYS

Open until 11:00 pm

Friday evenings will be even more magical during the exhibition as musical acts throughout Cheekwood supply an eclectic Music City soundtrack to Munro’s LIGHT. Join us for an evening experience of music, art, food, and fun.

* LIGHT throughout the Grounds and Mansion

* Live Music in Several Locations in the Garden and Mansion

* Specialty Cocktails & Cash Bars throughout the Grounds

* Dining in the Pineapple Room (reservations recommended)

Pineapple Room: Singer/Songwriter, Natalie Royal
Herb Garden: Swing Trio
Drawing Room: Pianist, Mark Sorrells
Howe Garden: Jazz Trio

June 14 Fitness Fridays

Fridays in June and July
7:00 am
Get in shape at Cheekwood! You won’t find a more beautiful workout space anywhere in the city—join us for early morning opportunities to strengthen, energize and flex for health and fitness.

Gates open at 7:00 am
*All activities meet at the Visitor Services Center and are free with gate admission.

7:30 am – Yoga in the Garden
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

8:30 am
– Sculpture Trail Hike
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

9:30 am
– Stroller Strides

June 20 Family Night Out: Davey Ukulele and the Gag Time Gang

6:30 pm
It’s time to break out your blankets and picnic baskets because Cheekwood is, once again, welcoming back Family Night OutSpecial Event Fees Apply.

June 21 FIRST TENNESSEE FRIDAYS

Open until 11:00 pm

Friday evenings will be even more magical during the exhibition as musical acts throughout Cheekwood supply an eclectic Music City soundtrack to Munro’s LIGHT. Join us for an evening experience of music, art, food, and fun.

* LIGHT throughout the Grounds and Mansion

* Live Music in Several Locations in the Garden and Mansion

* Specialty Cocktails & Cash Bars throughout the Grounds

* Dining in the Pineapple Room (reservations recommended)

Pineapple Room: Singer/Songwriter, Jilian Linklater
Herb Garden: Jazz Trio
Drawing Room: Pianist, Mark Sorrells
Howe Garden: Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensemble

June 21 Fitness Fridays

Fridays in June and July
7:00 am
Get in shape at Cheekwood! You won’t find a more beautiful workout space anywhere in the city—join us for early morning opportunities to strengthen, energize and flex for health and fitness.

Gates open at 7:00 am
*All activities meet at the Visitor Services Center and are free with gate admission.

7:30 am – Yoga in the Garden
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

8:30 am
– Sculpture Trail Hike
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

9:30 am
– Stroller Strides

June 27 Family Night Out: The Zinghoppers Trio

6:30 pm
It’s time to break out your blankets and picnic baskets because Cheekwood is, once again, welcoming back Family Night OutSpecial Event Fees Apply.

June 28 Fitness Fridays

Fridays in June and July
7:00 am
Get in shape at Cheekwood! You won’t find a more beautiful workout space anywhere in the city—join us for early morning opportunities to strengthen, energize and flex for health and fitness.

Gates open at 7:00 am
*All activities meet at the Visitor Services Center and are free with gate admission.

7:30 am – Yoga in the Garden
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

8:30 am
– Sculpture Trail Hike
Led by certified trainers from the Green Hills YMCA.

9:30 am
– Stroller Strides

June 28 FIRST TENNESSEE FRIDAYS

Open until 11:00 pm

Friday evenings will be even more magical during the exhibition as musical acts throughout Cheekwood supply an eclectic Music City soundtrack to Munro’s LIGHT. Join us for an evening experience of music, art, food, and fun.

* LIGHT throughout the Grounds and Mansion

* Live Music in Several Locations in the Garden and Mansion

* Specialty Cocktails & Cash Bars throughout the Grounds

* Dining in the Pineapple Room (reservations recommended)

Pineapple Room: Singer/Songwriter, David Andersen
Herb Garden: Swing Trio
Drawing Room: Pianist, Mark Sorrells
Howe Garden: City Lights Trio

Special Events

June 2 Frolic with the Fireflies
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

A night of light & fantasy in the gardens at Cheekwood with LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood
Cocktails / Hors d’oeurves / Music
Botanic Hall Terrace & the gardens of Cheekwood

Garden Chic attire, $75 per person; $150 for Patrons reservations

For more information, contact dpowell@cheekwood.org or 615 353-6978.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Special Lectures and Tours

June 1 Guided Tours

Gardens
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Herb Garden- Led by the Herb Society of Nashville
Museum of Art Exhibition
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM
 

June 2 Guided Tours

Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

June 9 Guided Tours

Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

June 15 Guided Tours

Gardens
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Herb Garden- Led by the Herb Society of Nashville
Museum of Art Exhibition
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

 

June 16 Guided Tours

Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

June 22 Guided Tours

Gardens
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Herb Garden- Led by the Herb Society of Nashville
Museum of Art Exhibition
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

 

June 23 Guided Tours

Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

June 29 Guided Tours

Gardens
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Herb Garden- Led by the Herb Society of Nashville
Museum of Art Exhibition
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

 

June 30 Guided Tours

Cheekwood House and History
Every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM

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