From a monthly art crawl in Nashville’s Wedgewood-Houston community to an annual flower sale in honor of Tennessee’s state flower, here are four things to do in Southwest Nashville this Independence Day weekend.
Take the kids to “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” at Lipscomb University
The Nashville Children’s Theatre presents an interactive production based on the childhood classic song “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” The play, designed for children 5 and younger, runs Tuesday-Sunday through Aug. 4.
9 a.m. (Fri.), 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (Sat. and Sun.). $12. University Theatre, 1 University Park Drive, Nashville. 615-254-9103. www.nashvillechildrenstheatre.org
Go to an art crawl in Wedgewood-Houston
On the first Saturday of each month, visit Nashville’s Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood for an art crawl. Beginning at 6 p.m., more than a dozen art galleries within walking distance are open to visitors. Most galleries close between 8-10 p.m., according to event organizers.
6 p.m. Free (admission). Wedgewood-Houston. www.facebook.com/pg/artsmusicweho
Check out Tennessee’s state flower at annual sale
The Middle Tennessee Iris Society, a regional chapter of the American Iris Society, hosts its annual iris sale. All irises are locally grown and donated by society members.
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (admission). Crievewood United Methodist Church, 451 Hogan Road, Nashville. www.facebook.com/MiddleTNIrisSociety
See Carly Rae Jepsen at the Ryman Auditorium
From her 2011 breakout hit “Call Me Maybe” to her latest release, Dedicated, Carly Rae Jepsen returns to Nashville three years after playing Cannery Ballroom on her Gimmie Love Tour. This time, Jepsen is slated to perform at the Ryman Audition.
7:30 p.m. $31-$56. Ryman Auditorium, 116 5th Ave. N., Nashville. www.ryman.com