Celebrate Earth Day, check out Easter events: 5 things to do in Southwest Nashville this weekend, April 19-21

With spring in full force, expect to find several outdoor events in Nashville this weekend, including baseball games at First Tennessee Park, an Earth Day festival and various Easter activities.


1. Check out the Spring Art Hop at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens
Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20
Cheekwood's 27th annual Spring Art Hop features egg hunts, storytime with local authors, garden games, food trucks and more. Tickets can be reserved for morning and afternoon visits Friday and Saturday.

9 a.m. and 1 p.m. $17 for children 3-17 and $24 for adults. Cheekwood, 1200 Forrest Park Dr., Nashville. www.cheekwood.org





2. Catch a Nashville Sounds game at First Tennessee Park
Friday-Sunday, April 19-21
Having recently kicked off its season, Nashville Sounds will host a string of games this weekend against San Antonio. Keep up with the team’s schedule here.

6:35 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 2:05 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices vary. 615-690-4487. First Tennessee Park, 19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville. www.nashvillesounds.com





3. Stop by Bunnyville at the Mall at Green Hills
Friday and Saturday, April 19-20
Have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny at the Mall at Green Hills. The annual Easter celebration features the Hoppin’ Fresh Bakery, Hare Salon and 24 Carrot Bank. The last stop in Bunnyville is a professional photo with the Easter Bunny.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Photo prices vary. 615-298-5478. The Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville. www.shopgreenhills.com





4. Celebrate Earth Day at Centennial Park
Saturday, April 20
Nashville’s Earth Day Festival promotes green living with exhibits and hands-on activities. Event highlights include live music by the Sam Bush Band, children’s activities, locally brewed beer and a produce market.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Centennial Park, 2500 West End Ave., Nashville. www.nashvilleearthday.org





5. Go to the Nashville Wine and Food Festival
Saturday, April 20
Locally-owned liquor store Corkdorks is hosting the 6th annual Nashville Wine and Food Festival, a four-hour event pairing local cuisine and music with wines from around the world. More than 150 wines will be available, according to the event organizers.

12-4 p.m. General admission is $95. Omni Nashville Hotel, 250 5th Ave. S, Nashville. www.thenashwineandfoodfestival.com


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