Green Hills Park Festival, Dog Day at Centennial Park: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Sept. 13-15


Southwest Nashville has several things going on this weekend, from an annual dog festival at Centennial Park to an event featuring 1-mile and 5K races in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville.

See the full list below.

Run for a good cause in Hillsboro Village, Sept. 14

The ninth annual Hustle for the House benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville and features 1-mile and 5K races. The races begin and end at the Ronald McDonald House and follow a course through the Hillsboro West End neighborhood. 6:30-11 a.m. $20-$35. Ronald McDonald House of Nashville, 2144 Fairfax Ave., Nashville. 615-343-4000.

Take your pet to Dog Day at Centennial Park, Sept. 14

Join other Nashvillians and their dogs for a day of pet- and family-friendly activities, including a costume contest, pet portraits, training classes, a “pupper parade” and more. There will also be a children’s area, food trucks and live entertainment, according to event organizers. The event benefits the Nashville Humane Association. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 (attendees age 12 and older). Centennial Park, 2500 West End Ave., Nashville. 615-352-1010.

Have fun with family at the Green Hills Park Festival, Sept. 14

The Green Hills Park Festival features activities for adults and children, including face painting, an obstacle course, college football game screenings, a family-friendly movie at sunset and more. 5-9 p.m. Free (admission). Green Hills Park, 1200 Lone Oak Road, Nashville. 615-499-6632.

Check out Disney characters on ice at Bridgestone Arena, Sept. 13-15

Disney on Ice Worlds of Enchantment features an evening with of high-speed stunts by characters from animated films Cars, Frozen, The Little Mermaid and Toy Story 3. Costumes are permitted for children 13 and younger, according to the Bridgestone Arena. 7 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. (Sat.), 1 p.m. (Sun.). $27.30-$104. Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. 615-770-2000.

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