Go to a wine pairing event in Green Hills, watch The Oscars at The Belcourt: 5 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Feb. 6-9

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For those who are looking for something to do this weekend, check out these five events happening in Southwest Nashville.

Check out an ice skating and acrobatics show

Feb. 6-9

Cirque du Soleil’s “Axel” follows a young artist and his friends who share a passion for music and graphic arts. The show features acrobatics, ice skating, live music and visuals. 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Fri.); 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (Sat.); 1 p.m., 5 p.m. (Sun.). $54-$150. Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. 615-770-2040. www.cirquedusoleil.com/axel

Check out a wine pairing event in Green Hills


Feb. 7

Harth, a restaurant located inside Hilton Green Hills, is hosting a night of Italian food prepared by the hotel’s chef Christian Rossit and wine from five different regions in Italy. The wines will be paired with oysters, Bolognese, caesar salad and other items. 6:30-10 p.m. $65. Hilton Green Hills, 3801 Cleghorn Ave., Nashville. 615-297-9979. www.facebook.com/HiltonNashvilleGreenHills

Go to a mural reveal party in The Gulch

Feb. 8

Finnleys, a clothing boutique with locations in 12 South, The Gulch and Franklin, is hosting a mural reveal party at the shop’s location in The Gulch. The mural, painted on the side of the building, features candy hearts with messages such as “Bless Your Heart” and “What Would Dolly Do?” While at the event, guests can try cotton candy, cocktail samples and more. Free with registration. Noon-3 p.m. 601 8th Ave. S., Nashville. www.finnleysonline.com

Go to a pet adoption event in 12 South

Feb. 8

Bonaparte's Retreat, a nonprofit dog rescue organization founded by singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris, is hosting a pet adoption event at White's Mercantile. Free (admission). 12:30-2:30 p.m. White’s Mercantile, 2908 12th Ave. S., Nashville. 615-484-5193. www.bonapartesretreat.org

Watch The Oscars on big screens

Feb. 9

A Red Carpet Evening, an annual fundraiser in support of The Belcourt Theatre, invites attendees to watch the 92nd Academy Awards on two big screens. The evening also includes food courses, drinks and a silent auction. Black tie attire is encouraged for the event, according to organizers. $100-$2,000. The Belcourt Theatre, 2102 Belcourt Ave., Nashville. 615-846-3150. www.belcourt.org


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