To-Do List: 7 events in Southwest Nashville to add to your summer plans


Check out what’s going on in Southwest Nashville during the months of June and July.

June 29: Stretch at Adventure Science Center

The center hosts Yoga Under the Stars, a 75-minute yoga session featuring 6.5 million stars inside the 63-foot Sudekum Planetarium. 9 a.m. $17 (members), $22 (nonmembers). Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville. 615-862-5160.

July 2: Register to vote before the July 2 deadline

Voters must be registered by  July 2, to cast a ballot in the Aug. 1 election. Davidson County residents can register to vote online or confirm their voter registration status by visiting the Tennessee secretary of state’s website, Citizens can also register by mail or in person. Davidson County Election Commission, 1417 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville. 615-862-8800.

July 6: Celebrate Tennessee’s state flower at iris sale

The Middle Tennessee Iris Society, a regional chapter of the American Iris Society, hosts its annual iris sale. All irises are locally grown and donated by society members, according to an event organizer. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (admission). Crievewood United Methodist Church, 451 Hogan Road, Nashville.

July 11: Learn about animal-inspired constellations at the Edgehill library

Join the Nashville Zoo at the Nashville Public Library Edgehill branch to learn about constellations and other legends inspired by animals. The event is recommended for ages 6-16. 2 p.m. Free. Nashville Public Library Edgehill branch, 1409 12th Ave. S., Nashville. 615-862-5861.

July 12-14: Meet ‘Game of Thrones’ actors at Con of Thrones

Fans of the HBO series “Game of Thrones” and the book on which it is based, George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire,” will gather for the third annual Con of Thrones at Music City Center. The three-day convention will feature appearances by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Joe Dempsie (Gendry Baratheon), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) and Hannah Murray (Gilly). Times vary by day. $62-$375. Music City Center, 201 5th Ave. S., Nashville.

Commemorate France’s national day at the fifth annual Bastille Day celebration in Green Hills. (via Dylan Skye Aycock/ Community Impact Newspaper)

July 13: Bastille day at Little Gourmand in Green Hills

Commemorate France’s national day at the fifth annual Bastille Day celebration at Little Gourmand, a French market in Green Hills. The event features food, a costume contest, live music and more. There will also be a specialty pastry available on Bastille Day. 5-9 p.m. Free. Little Gourmand, 2209 Bandywood Drive, Nashville. 615-522-7134.

July 18: Enjoy The Nashville Food Project fundraiser

Local nonprofit The Nashville Food Project brings together local chefs and the community for Nourish, the organization’s annual fundraiser celebrating food and wine. In addition to live and silent auctions, this year’s featured chefs are Karl and Sarah Worley of Biscuit Love. 6-9:30 p.m. $250-$500. Montgomery Bell Academy, 4001 Harding Pike, Nashville. 615-460-0172.

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