Still need plans for the 4th of July? Here are a few ideas to keep in mind while planning celebrations this week.
July 3: 2019 Music City July Fourth 5K/10K
Gear up for Fourth of July with a 5K or 10K race through the southwest area of Nashville. The races begin and end at E. S. Rose Park in Edgehill. 7 a.m. $45-$55. E. S. Rose Park, 1000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville. www.whatdoyourunfor.com/races/music-city-4th-of-july
July 4: Go to a concert and fireworks show in downtown Nashville
Country music artist Brett Eldredge headlines “Let Freedom Sing: Music City July 4th,” Nashville’s annual Fourth of July celebration at Fifth Avenue and Broadway. The event, which will be broadcasted live on CMT, also features performances by Mac McAnally, Jessy Wilson, the Joe West Band and Dylan Scott. Let Freedom Sing concludes with a fireworks show synchronized to a live performance by the Nashville Symphony at Ascend Amphitheater. Noon-10 p.m. Free.
Fifth Avenue and Broadway. 615-259-4730. www.visitmusiccity.com
July 4: Free admission for military, first responders at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
In honor of Independence Day, Cheekwood is offering free admission to military members, first responders and accompanying family members. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville. 615-356-8000. www.cheekwood.org