filter happenings:

Weed Wrangle Day

March 02, 2019

A one-day, citywide, volunteer effort to help rescue our public parks and green spaces from invasive species through hands-on removal of especially harmful trees, vines and flowering plants.

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Orchids in the Mansion

February 01, 2019 – March 03, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore how the Cheek family likely brought nature indoors and decorated their home during Orchids in the Mansion.

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The Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Awards

February 02, 2019 – March 03, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Awards is one of the most prestigious student art competitions in the country. This year, Cheekwood will celebrate its 28th year as a regional affiliate.

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Gardening in Small Spaces: Hydroponic and Container Gardening for Urban Living Lecture

March 09, 2019 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Super-fresh produce is within your reach! With a hydroponic system, healthy plans can be grown with minimal yield, even in areas with limited resources.

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Spring Greenery: Design Your Own Spring Wreath Workshop

March 16, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A fresh and modern take on the spring wreath. Using hoops as a base, we will construct a wreath using eucalyptus, faux flowers, and various greenery to capture the spirit of spring.

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St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration

March 16, 2019 – March 17, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the greenest place in Nashville!

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Spring Break One-Day Camps

March 13, 2019 – March 19, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Treat your child to art and garden adventures during our Spring Break One-Day Camps. Choose from options like nature and clay camps!

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In Bloom: Flower Arranging Workshop

March 23, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn professional techniques on floral arranging and leave with a unique creation inspired by a work included in Cheekwood’s art exhibition, In Bloom.

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Derived from the Decorative Found Object Sculpture Workshop

March 30, 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Embrace your creativity in this introductory sculpture workshop led by ceramic artist Heather Johnson.

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Native Plant Sale

April 06, 2019 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

From spring blooming wildflowers to shrubs, vines, and small trees, you are sure to find the perfect plants for your garden!

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Start Your Engines: Spring Essentials for Growing Healthy Roses with the Nashville Rose Society

April 06, 2019 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Come and learn everything you need to know about growing and caring for roses.

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Drop Everything and Read Day

April 06, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Drop Everything and Read Day with a storytime trail, scavenger hunt, book drives, and Cheekwood's very own mobile library!

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Cheekwood in Bloom

March 09, 2019 – April 07, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

There’s no place more beautiful than Cheekwood in the spring as more than 150,000 blooming bulbs spill from our gardens creating a color experience you won’t forget.

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Blooms & Brunch

March 10, 2019 – April 07, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday funday has never tasted (or looked) so good. Come out to Cheekwood and enjoy a full brunch buffet and bottomless mimosas at Cafe 29!

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Plein Air Painting

March 10, 2019 – April 07, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Experience the serenity of painting outside with the Chestnut Group as you enjoy the beautiful outdoors and capture it with brush to canvas.

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Dogs and Dogwoods

April 13, 2019 – April 14, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cheekwood is going to the dogs! Treat your four-legged friend to a day in the gardens featuring the Beer Garden, live music and more.

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Spring Art Hop

April 19, 2019 – April 20, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 27th Annual Spring Art Hop will feature egg hunts, storytime with local authors, live performances, ‘art’ivities, garden games, food trucks and more!

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Howe Garden 50th Anniversary Celebration

April 27, 2019

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Howe Garden, one of the most beloved gardens at Cheekwood.

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Afternoon Tea in the Mansion

March 12, 2019 – April 30, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Experience afternoon tea on the Loggia of Cheekwood's historic Mansion.

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Derived from the Decorative: Works by Faig Ahmed, Beth Lipman and Bouke de Vries

February 01, 2019 – June 09, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Three artists take cues from decorative arts traditions yet invert the precepts by blurring the space between functional forms and art forms.

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Summer Camp

June 03, 2019 – August 02, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nashville’s favorite Summer Camp will be back for 2019. Kids ages 4-15 can come explore our gardens, make masterpieces and more.

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In Bloom: Works from Cheekwood’s Permanent Collection

March 21, 2019 – September 01, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Opening on the first day of spring, In Bloom: Works from Cheekwood’s Permanent Collection pulls works from our collection that explore the subject of flowers.

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Diana Al-Hadid

May 24, 2019 – September 01, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presented in collaboration with the Frist Art Museum.

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Summertime at Cheekwood

June 02, 2019 – September 01, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

From scavenger hunts and treehouse climbing to Summer Camp and nighttime strolls in the garden, we invite you to discover the color, wonder and peaceful nature of Summertime at Cheekwood.

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Children’s Illustrations

June 22, 2019 – September 01, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

With over 140 original works, Children's Illustrations explores the history of children’s books from the turn of the century to the most popular works of today.

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Cheekwood Harvest

September 21, 2019 – October 27, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We're celebrating all things fall with 6 weekends of Harvest activities and entertainment!

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Tuesdays for Tots

January 22, 2019 – December 10, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Art and garden adventures abound as toddlers take over Cheekwood every Tuesday morning!

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Holiday LIGHTS

November 23, 2019 – January 05, 2020 5:00pm - 10:00 pm

Delight in the joy of the holiday season during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood. Nashville's favorite tradition returns with ONE MILLION LIGHTS illuminating our gardens.

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