Craft fair at Centennial Park, 40th annual Oktoberfest: 4 things to do this weekend in and around Southwest Nashville, Oct. 11-13

Southwest Nashville has several things going on this weekend, from a semi-annual arts and crafts festival at Centennial Park to a pet adoption event near Berry Hill.

See the full list below.

Discover arts and crafts at Centennial Park
Oct. 11-13
Browse art made with clay, glass, metal and other materials by more than 200 artists at the 41st annual Fall Tennessee Craft Fair. The three-day event also features art demonstrations, food vendors and a children’s area. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). Free (admission). Centennial Park, 2500 West End Ave., Nashville. 615-736-7600.

Head to Germantown for Nashville Oktoberfest
Oct. 10-13
The 40th annual Nashville Oktoberfest is a four-day festival celebrating traditional German food, beer and music. The event also features a parade through Germantown, a bratwurst-eating contest and more family-friendly activities. 2-10 p.m. (Thu.), 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.), 10 a.m-8 p.m. (Sun.). Free (admission). 998 5th Ave. N., Nashville. 615-686-2867.

Meet adoptable pets at PetSmart event
Oct. 12
Head to PetSmart at 100 Oaks Mall in Berry Hill to meet adoptable pets. Agape Animal Rescue will be on-site to answer any questions about adopting, volunteering or donating to the nonprofit organization. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 719 Thompson Lane, Nashville. 615-386-0105.

See the Brass Band of Nashville in concert
Oct. 12
The Brass Band of Nashville returns to Vine Street Christian Church for a free performance. The event features Robert Jager's "Meditations on an Old Scottish Hymn Tune," J.S. Bach's "Come, Sweet Death!" and other orchestral pieces. See the full list of musical selections on the band's website. 7-8 p.m. Free. Vine Street Christian Church, 4101 Harding Pike, Nashville. 



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