Holiday shopping, movies and a winter solstice celebration: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Dec. 19-22

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The Nashville Farmers Market is hosting a holiday night market Dec. 20. (Courtesy Nashville Farmers Market)

The Nashville Farmers Market is hosting a holiday night market Dec. 20. (Courtesy Nashville Farmers Market)

It is the last week before Christmas and there is still a lot going on to help residents get into the holiday spirit.

See It’s a Wonderful Life at The Belcourt Theatre

Dec. 20-24

An annual tradition at The Belcourt Theatre, residents have several opportunities this weekend to see Frank Capra’s 1946 film, It’s a Wonderful Life. The classic Christmas film follows protagonist George Bailey as he discovers his life’s purpose with the help of an angel. 12:00 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m. (Fri.-Tue.). $9-$9.50. The Belcourt Theatre, 2102 Belcourt Ave., Nashville. 615-846-3150. www.belcourt.org

Spend the evening at Warner Park Nature Center


Dec. 20

Warner Park Nature Center is celebrating the changing of the seasons by hosting an event to mark the beginning of winter. Attendees can create wreaths, roast s’mores and listen to stories and songs about winter. Food trucks will be at the event, according to organizers. Online registration is required on www.nashville.gov. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Free. Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Highway 100, Nashville. 615-862-8555. www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parks/Warner-Parks

Find last-minute gifts at the Nashville Farmers Market

Dec. 20

The second holiday shopping event of the season at the Nashville Farmers Market features artisan vendors, drink specials and live music. 5-9 p.m. Free (admission). Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville. 615-880-2001. www.nashvillefarmersmarket.org

Go to Jurassic World Live at Bridgestone Arena

Dec. 19-21

Based on the film franchise Jurassic World, this production features stunts and special effects with life-size animatronic dinosaurs such as triceratops, pteranodons and a Tyrannosaurus rex. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. (Sat.) 7 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.). $27.30-$124. Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. 615-770-2000. www.bridgestonearena.com
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