September Calendar of Events
Curated by: Keosha Thomas
- Stroll Train: The NPHC Cookout will be held at 3021 Leland Lane in Nashville, TN 2:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. There will be food, fun and fellowship. Bring lawn chairs and tents. There will be a spades Tournament inside Sevier Parks Rec Center. Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strolltrain-the-nphc-cookout-tickets-61999897362?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR36C9A7Twod3KWm5n-FtcP3E8x6F_m5r_L1Xv7h_6gqhcPAnaVnekx1Ndc.
- The 6th Annual Old School BBQ Festival at the Fairground from 2:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Starring ConFunkShun Angela Winbush, Al B Sure, Lenny Williams, Klymaxx, Rude Boyz, Ying Yang Twins, 69 Boyz, and the Cha Cha Slide with Mr. C. ticket. Buy your tickets here: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/2456933/6th-annual-old-school-bbq-festival-nashville-fair-park-nashville-fairgrounds-old-school-bbq-festival.
- BBQ Day Party at Minerva Ave. 2:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. There will be BBQ, good vibes and good music for all.
- Comedian Tony Ruck at Zanies Nashville Today only! He will have a 7:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. show! Get your tickets now: https://zaniesnashvilletickets.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=532025
- The Annual All White Affair: Last Night in White! 9:00 P.M. – 2:00 A.M. @ 5th and Taylor Buy your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-annual-all-white-affair-last-night-in-white-tickets-68370829993?aff=efbevent&fbclid=IwAR2WImIftNE0FmlrSiCjauYB0PI3T8yKcZ4wrjf-yK48gjQ7SbReThGgE9M
- Cigars and Sundresses at Horton Events 660 Lafayette St., Nashville, TN. Free Parking, Free Food and an Open Bar. Tickets are $30. Get your tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/o/marcus-jackson-15314496280
- Gale Mayes and the Band Masquerade Party at 3rd and Lindsley. $10 in advance https://www.ticketweb.com/event/gale-mayes-masquerade-party-david-3rd-and-lindsley-tickets/9670515 $15 at the door. Starts at 7:00 P.M.
- Chris Brown live in concert at Bridgestone Arena! He is bringing his IndioGoat Tour with guest performances from Torey Lanz, Ty Dolla Signz, Joyner Lucas, and Yella Beezy. Concert starts at 6:30 P.M. Order your tickets online at Ticketmaster here: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/1B005691BC755B58?c=LN_NAC_NAT_SEM_Google_ChrisBrown2019&awtrc=true&gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=CjwKCAjwtajrBRBVEiwA8w2Q8Ad5ygA8sfsSex8lpX9ARNAgq0_oXvHl2ELJ60KDyEpVHCY9fAWtzxoCqv4QAvD_BwE&f_resale_order_fee=true&ab=efeat7506v1
- Pizza + Progress – District 21 Debate. How will the Metro Council candidates affect your neighborhood? Meet the people running to represent North Nashville and District 21 at Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria for our Pizza + Progress Debate moderated by AG Granderson of 101.1 The Beat on Wednesday, September 4 at 7 p.m. at the Slim & Husky’s at 911 Buchanan Street.Candidates Ed Kindall & Brandon Taylor will be answering your questions until 9 p.m. Submit your questions before the event here –> https://bit.ly/2TPILmx
- Cocktails and Conversations at the Lab Nashville starts at 5:30 P.M.Sign up for tickets here: https://secure.everyaction.com/Np5tpj8eFU2foL579dtI3w2The Equity Alliance, The Lab and Pumps & Politics are hosting an intimate — RSVP only — conversation with Mayor David Briley and Councilman John Cooper. The conversation will be led by some of Nashville’s leading African American influencers on Sept. 4 at The Lab.
- Free event Franklin Tour of Arts. On the first Friday of every month in and around downtown Franklin, you can tour the downtown Franklin art scene. Learn more here: https://www.damicogallery.com/the-franklin-art-scene/?fbclid=IwAR2DvuZxGqHDrFSBScKm4BHvzHEeeqzz4FIAX7JPPefze20Cfe6jUV3cJcQ.
- Big Freedia at Cannery Ballroom. Nola finest Big Freedia will be in the building with her dance crew for a Nashville stop with Big Crude opening. Doors 8:00 P.M. // Show 9:00 P.M..18+ // $20 ADV // $25 DOS. Buy tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2478569322374216/.
- The Tennessee State Fair proudly presents “On the Mooove,” its theme for this year’s fair beginning Friday, September 6 thru Sunday, September 15. Featuring arts and crafts, exploring agriculture, and honoring the best homemade apple pie to the thrilling rides, the Tennessee State Fair has something for everyone. Come ride the rides, hear the music, see the sights, take wacky pictures, pet the animals, win crazy contests, watch the monster trucks, and make memories with family and friends! More details here: https://nashville.kidsoutandabout.com/content/tennessee-state-fair-2019.
- Hands on Nashville Day. Be part of the Nashville’s largest day of volunteerism. Join Hands on Nashville, celebrated the last week of September, and you’ll work in Metro Nashville Public Schools to paint classrooms and playground equipment; plant flowers and shrubs; and make a major difference in the lives of thousands of students.Learn more: https://www.hon.org/.
- First Saturday Art Crawl is a monthly event on the first Saturday of every month from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. in Downtown Nashville. Enjoy incredible art galleries, street art, live music, and complimentary cocktails provided at most of the stops. This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome, but you must be 21 or over to drink. Most participating locations are along 5th Avenue the Arts, The Arcade, and 2nd Avenue North. Free trolleys are provided by Gray Line from 6:00pm to 10:00pm to help attendees reach each Downtown destination.
- 9th Annual Steps of Success 5k Scholarship Walk/Run September 7th at Shelby “More Than A Race | A Pathway to Success”: The Steps of Success 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk is a unique fundraiser that brings collegiate students, runners, walkers and local businesses together in our community for a great cause. FREE entry for the 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk and $10.00 for the 5K Run/Walk
- Uncle Nearest Tasting Event 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Hear the Story, Taste the Legend at Battleground South Cigar Lounge in Columbia, TN
- Nashville SOLE Day at Eastpark starts at 12:00 P.M. Nashville SOLE is excited for our 4th annual Support Our Local Entrepreneur’s Day, this year featuring 615 Exclusive and special keynote speaker, Dr. Umar Johnson! To Register as a Vendor, go to com and click on events! We look forward to seeing you September 7th at East Park in Nashville!
- Who you With: Prince or MJ Party. Sat, September 7, 2019 The party starts at 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. at Events @ 624 located 624 Jefferson Street Nashville, TN 37208
This is an event you do not want to miss. Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/who-you-with-prince-or-mj-tickets-70663226613.
- Wine on the River Nashville Join us on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 from 3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. as we travel through different regions spanning the globe. Sample wine, beer, and spirits specific to a certain region. Restaurants featuring culturally themed menus will also have food available for purchase. Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live music. Wine on the River Nashville will be making it’s way to its new home at Riverfront Park! Wine On the River is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be given.
- The 2019-20 Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series will kick off Monday, Sept. 9, with Terry Crews, an actor, activist and former professional football player who uses his influential platform to advance conversations around the issues of sexual assault prevention and toxic masculinity.Auditorium doors for the Chancellor’s Lecture will open at 5:30 P.M. for this non-ticketed event. Seats are available on a first-come basis, and parking will be available in the 25th Avenue Garage.For more information about the series, visit the Chancellor’s Lecture Series website, email email@example.com or follow @VU_Chancellor on Twitter and Instagram.
- Lenny Kravitz Concert at Ascend Amphitheater. Buy your tickets today here: https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/1B005697D6A371BF?irgwc=1&clickid=UprWJNQeCxyJWYpwUx0Mo38zUklS3oxlQwu8VI0&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_1234554&impradid=1234554&REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat1234554&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_1234554&utm_source=1234554-Songkick&impradname=Songkick&utm_medium=affiliate&f_resale_order_fee=true&ab=efeat7506v1
- Eddie George presents Cigars, Cocktails and Conversation with former Baltimore Ravens football player Ray Lewis as he celebrates the retirement of his number 27! The event will be from 6:00 P.M. -8:00 P.M. at Arrington Vineyards. Get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eddie-george-presents-cigars-cocktails-conversation-with-ray-lewis-tickets-67503198885.
- Sinbad will be at Zanies to bring you some good laughs 9/12 – 9/15! Actor and Comedian Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a “ hit’em in the face” style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for over the past two decades. He freely admits that he doesn’t knows any jokes, except for the ones that his dad told him “back in the day”. Sinbad tells stories, and boy does he tell stories! The basis of his humor comes from everyone he’s meets, everything he’s seen, and everything he’s done.Buy your tickets here: https://zaniesnashvilletickets.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=526119
- L2L mixer at 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. tickets $15 at Dream HotelHave you ever wondered how some people’s brands have garnered opportunities to speak on stages nationally or internationally? What about having the ability to create content that has a reach outside of Music City that can generate sales? It’s all about taking your personal brand to new heights, and it starts with relationship building. You want to be an email away from your next opportunity, and that begins with your connections. On September 13, learn the game on how to be an active connector. You’ll hear from a dynamic group of Nashville’s tastemakers as we talk through ways to level up your brand. The panelists will share tips on how to create authentic relationships, develop a group of sponsors who advocate for you when you aren’t in the room and how to leverage social media to expand your branding opportunities.Join this discussion moderated by Brittney Oliver, Founder of Lemons 2 Lemonade:Caroline Randall Williams, author
Nada Taha, content creator and founder of Blind Copy Creative
Joshua Mundy, serial entrepreneur
*Your ticket will include passed hors d’oeuvre. Cash bar will be available with happy hour prices.
- Boss Brunch. The Boss Babes Brunch Tour is the premier networking and empowerment event for women in business who are looking to Boss Up and take their brands to the next level. This event is for women of all backgrounds and levels. Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boss-babes-brunch-tour-nashville-tickets-53039268881.
- Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts game will be the first home game! The team’s home opener comes in Week 2 against their AFC South rivals, the Indianapolis Colts. Kick off starts at 12:00 P.M. Get your tickets here: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/tennessee-titans-vs-indianapolis-colts/event/1B0056758B312B2C
- Real Estate Investors Monopoly Mixer 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Elevate Cafe 905 Buchanan Street. Board games, music, drinks, giveaways with Candace Croston, Sasha Prince, and Wendell Sturdivant
- Nashfeels and R and B experience at Mercy Lounge. Take a trip on a road for one night only as we present an experience like no other. This one-night experience will feature sounds from Atlanta based DJ Hourglass and Nashville’s Deejay Q! Early bird tickets start at $10 or Join us for the Avion VIP Lounge featuring a private bar, seating, food, pool tables, and R&B collectibles. We’re ready to go on an adventure from Adina Howard to Musiq Soulchild to Summer Walker to Bryson Tiller. We have the best view of the Nashville skyline, why not enjoy a Night of R&B. Grab tickets at https://www.mercylounge.com/e/nashfeels-an-r-b-party-experience-71104596763/.
- African Street Festival Nashville 2019 (37th Annual)@ Hadley Park. The 36th annual AFRICAN STREET FESTIVAL is Sept. 21st-23rd in Nashville TN our theme this year is” UBUNTU” (I am because we are). For more information visit: aacanashville.org.
- 7th Annual Pearls and Lace Annual Fundraiser Luncheon sponsored by Sisters in the Name of Christ Inc. This is an experience like no other. Join women from all surrounding counties in Middle TN as we gather together in the Presence of our King! Buy tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-pearls-lace-luncheon-tickets-62456532169?fbclid=IwAR2sg9idVm855pmKFujvR2veQk4BDi2aTSUjdVIAtT4uP1COx_Ko_fDPWr8.
- Fawn Fit- Fitness Event for girls! Free event. Must register here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2678869865476178/. 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
- Zanies Presents Bone Hampton’s Loud and Country Comedy Show. Sunday, September 22, 2019 7:00 PM Get tickets here: https://zaniesnashvilletickets.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=531457
- Nashville Parent Private School Fair starts from 1: P.M – 4:00 P.M. at TopGolf Nashville Meet one on one with representatives from independent schools and boarding schools in greater Nashville area. Visit Nashvilleparent.com for more details.
- Moneybag Mafia Instagram sensation funnyman will be at Zanies for one night only! Get your tickets here: https://zaniesnashvilletickets.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=531814
- Check out funnyman comedian and actor Mr. Eddie Griffin at Zanies 9/27 – 9/28! Get your tickets here: https://zaniesnashvilletickets.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=522299
- Game Night and Party Elevate Cafe 905 Buchan Hosted by Rima Jolly
- Black Nurses Rock-Nashville is hosting a HIV/STD Awareness Event at Hadley Park Community Center on September 28th. Spoken word, games, prizes, light h’douerves and onsite HIV testing. This event will take place from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at Hadley Park Community Center
- 1st Annual Dream Big Bowling Tournament benefitting Empowerment Inc. at 7:00 P.M. This event raises funds to support character education, future planning and leadership development programs in Southeast Nashville middle and high schools.How it works:This is a team sport. Teams consist of 5 individuals. Individuals can register as well and eMpowement teams will be formed from the individual registrations.This is a bowling event as well as an online fundraiser. Teams want to excel in both the amount of funds raised online as well as the bowling victory.
- Zanies Nashville brings us KevOnStage – Righteous and Ratchet Live. One show at 7:00 PM Get tickets here: https://zaniesnashvilletickets.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=530700
- Join us for Cora Color’s next Paint n Sip Party on from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. The theme is Biker Gals and Brushes. Location : Elevate Café. Sign up and register for class on Eventbrite.
- Afroprenueruial Community Meet and Greet The Afropreneurial Community is back with another Meet and Greet! The theme is ”Let’s Work” where we will discuss how to distinguish between when to collaborate or barter to work with someoneLocation: 2940 Murfreesboro Pike Suite 112, Antioch, TN 37013. Time: 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. Buy tickets here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1164586350414904/