SPRING ART HOP • 2017
Saturday, April 15
10 AM - 4 PM
RAIN OR SHINE!
Celebrate spring in style with egg hunts, crafts, performances, music and more at the 25th annual Spring Art Hop. A favorite tradition in Nashville, this special event is packed full of activities and excitement for families and kids of all ages. We’ll be hiding over 30,000 eggs, so don’t forget to bring your basket!
SPECIAL EVENT PRICING:
Spring Art Hop is a special event, so free passes will not be accepted
Plan to pick up a map at the entrance so that you don’t miss out on any of the fun planned for the day!
THROUGHOUT THE DAY:
• 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM Egg Hunts every hour
(10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm)
Ages 3 & Under: Wills Perennial Garden
Ages 4-7: Mustard Meadow
Ages 8 & Older: Mustard Meadow
• Garden Games in Howe Meadow
• ‘Art’ivities and Face Painting in the Frist Learning Center Courtyard
• Live Bunnies from Clover Patch Sanctuary
• The Easter Bunny Roaming the Grounds
FOOD & REFRESHMENTS:
The Pineapple Room will be serving lunch from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 615.352.4859.
• Arrive Early
• Traffic around Cheekwood is particularly heavy on this day.
• We recommend arriving at least one hour in advance of the scheduled egg hunt for your
child’s age group to allow time for parking and getting to the gardens.
DON'T FORGET THE ESSENTIALS:
Egg Basket, Camera, Sunscreen, Water, and a Picnic Blanket
SUPPORTS FOR SPRING ART HOP
Cheekwood and TRIAD have collaborated to develop supports to bolster community accessibility for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related disorders in order to open new learning opportunities and experiences.
Download a general tip sheet to prepare for attending Spring Art Hop.
“SPRING ART HOP” Tip Sheet & Social Stories™
These Social Stories™ are meant to assist families as they prepare for their visit.
SOCIAL STORY TIP SHEET
BRIEF SOCIAL STORY
DETAILED SOCIAL STORY
SOCIAL STORY WITH PICTURES
Visual Schedule Creation Kit
Customize your visit to SPRING ART HOP to best fit the needs of you and your family. A Visual Schedule Creation Kit can be checked-out from the Visitor Services desk and include a template to sequence stops and activities according to your preference. The kits are available on a first come, first served basis.
VISUAL SCHEDULE TIP SHEET
During Spring Art Hop, a quiet room will be available at the Visitor Services Center. Please inquire at the desk for more information.