Happy first week of October. This month we'll continue to spotlight goings-on in Green Hills and Belle Meade, everything from grand openings and local business happenings to community meetings and large-scale events.
So what's on the agenda this week? You'll findÂ a host of events to attend at locally-owned businesses, including a book signing for the Property Brothers' first children's book. You can also catch live music at Belle Meade Plantation, meet for coffee with members of local law enforcement and more.
Here's our list for the week of October 1-5. Enjoy.
GO SOMEWHERE NEW:Â Rambler on 8th Ave. South, ArtWerks Studio opens in Green Hills
Austin Ray, a local restauranteurÂ who owns M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers, The Sutler and other spaces, opened underground cocktail bar Rambler last week in the Melrose mixed-use building at 2600 8th Avenue South. The new bar replaced the existing "cellar" in The Sutler, whichÂ had previously been used as a speakeasy bar and frequent private event space.
Rambler is open 5 p.m. to midnight Tuesday through Thursday andÂ 5 p.m. until 2 a.m.Â Friday and Saturday.
ArtWerks Studio, a new tattoo studio in Green Hills, will celebrate its grand opening Monday, Oct. 1, with a showcase featuring fine art, tattoos and drinks. The event begins at 7 p.m. at ArtWerks, located next to the Bluebird Cafe.
The studio offers tattoos, piercings, custom airbrushing, screen printing and original art.
GO TO EVENTS: Things to do in Green Hills and Belle Meade
Jeremy Finley to discuss debut bookÂ at Nashville Public Library - Green Hills
When: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: 3701 Benham Ave., Nashville
WSMV investigative reporterÂ Jeremy FinleyÂ is coming to the Green Hills Library to discuss his novel, TheÂ Darkest Time of Night. Finley's debut novel, based in Nashville, isÂ full of suspense and government cover-ups.Â TheÂ Darkest Time of Night isÂ recommendedÂ for thriller and supernatural fans alike.
Girls Night Out at Woo Skincare and Cosmetics in Green Hills
When: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 4-7 p.m.
Where: 2154 Bandywood Drive, Nashville
In partnership with The Women's Fund, anÂ endowment fund withinÂ the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Woo Skincare and Cosmetics will host "Girls Night Out," a night of music, "wootinis," grab bags and giveaways. Ten percent of sales will be donated to The Women's Fund,Â which is dedicated to increasing support in Middle Tennessee for programs serving women and girls.
Live music at Belle Meade Plantation
When:Â Thursday, Oct. 4, 5-7 p.m.
Where:Â 110 Leake Ave., Nashville
Country singer-songwriter Ketsiyah KerenÂ will perform at Belle Meade Plantation this week. You can learn more about the California native atÂ ketsiyahkeren.com.
Property Brothers at Parnassus Books
When:Â Friday, Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m.
Where:Â Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 14
Drew and Jonathan Scott, hosts of HGTV'sÂ Property Brothers, will be at Parnassus BookÂ to sign copies of their new children's book, Builder Brothers: Big Plans. You can watch trailer for the book here.Â Each $20 ticket includes a copy of the book and admits a family of four.
According to event details,Â tickets are timed to enable staggered admission into the event. Only copies purchased at Parnassus will be signed.Â
Brass Band of Nashville in Belle Meade
When: Thursday, Oct. 4, 7-8 p.m.
Where: Vine Street Christian Church, 4101 Harding Pike, Nashville
The Brass Band of Nashville presents its third concert of the 2018 season at Vine Street Christian Church. At previous shows, the band performed theÂ music of composers Gustav Holst, John Philip Sousa and others.Â The concert is free and open to the public. Learn more about the band atÂ www.brassbandofnashville.org.
GO TO EVENTS: What's going on in Nashville?
Midtown Hills Precinct Coffee with a Cop
When:Â Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8-9 a.m.
Where: Five Daughters Bakery,Â 1110 Caruthers Ave., Nashville
Each year law enforcement agencies around the nation participate in Coffee with a Cop, an event that brings together police officers and community members to ask questions and discuss about what's going on around them.Â This year Midtown Hills Precinct is hosting an event at Five Daughters Bakery in 12South.
WeGo Public Transit Travel Training at Nashville Public Library - Bellevue
When: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
Where: 720 Baugh Road, Nashville
Join Dorothy Hayes, a travel trainer with WeGo Public Transit (formerly MTA), to learn how to navigate the bus system. All are welcome, but those 60 and older will receive a free bus pass. While there, learn about a trip to the main branch next week to see the WannaBeatles perform in the courtyard. Call 615-474-2395 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to register.Â
A LOOK AHEAD: Mark your calendars
- The Alliance for Green Hills October meetingâ€”Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8 a.m., Hampton Inn Green Hills
- Belle Meade Board of Commissioners meetingâ€”Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m., City Hall
- I-440 Community Meetingâ€”Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m.,Â 3805 Granny White Pike