Go to a goat yoga and wine pairing, dance at Centennial Park: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Aug. 16-18

It is shaping up to be a sunny weekend in Nashville, according to the National Weather Service. Get out of the house and enjoy these four outdoor events in Southwest Nashville.


Play music at the Full Moon Pickin' Party
Aug. 16
Watch a full moon rise over The Warner Parks as bluegrass musicians perform at Friends of Warner Parks’ Full Moon Pickin’ Party. Along with three headlining acts, attendees are encouraged to bring their own instrument to play with other musicians between performances. The last two events of the season will be Sept. 13 and Oct. 11. 7-11 p.m. $10 (ages 7-17), $25 (adults). Warner Park Equestrian Center, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville. 615-370-8053. www.warnerparks.org





Try out goat yoga and wine pairings at City Winery
Aug. 17
Enjoy goat yoga this weekend with a pop-up session in the parking lot at City Winery. The event, hosted by Shenanigoats Yoga, is open to all experience levels. Each ticket includes a glass of wine following the class. Learn more about the event here.  4-7 p.m. $45. City Winery, 609 Lafayette St, Nashville. www.facebook.com/shenanigoatsyoga





Go dancing at Centennial Park
Aug. 17
Enjoy a night of big band music and dancing at the 36th annual Big Band Dance Series at Centennial Park. The event features music by the J. Bradley Big Band as well as two free dance lessons beginning at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 7-10 p.m. Free. Centennial Park Event Shelter, 2500 West End Ave., Nashville. 615-862-8400. www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation





Check out an exhibit inspired by classic childhood stories
Aug. 16-18
August is the final month to check out "Storybook Houses" at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens. The exhibit features interactive playhouses inspired by "Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Children's Books Illustration," an exhibit featuring original artwork of Dr. Seuss, Richard Scarry and others. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $13-$20 per person. 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville. 615-356-8000. www.cheekwood.org


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