CHEEKWOOD ANNOUNCES FAMILY NIGHT OUT SCHEDULE PUPPET SHOWS, MUSIC AND MORE IN JUNE & JULY
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It’s time to break out your blankets and picnic baskets because Cheekwood is, once again, welcoming back Family Night Out! Every Thursday evening in June and July, come gather in Middle Tennessee’s most magnificent botanical garden and take in a magic show, a puppet show by the Nashville Public Library, performances by Nashville Children’s Theater and Nashville Ballet, as well as fantastic musical acts like Coal Train Railroad and the Wannabeatles.
Family Night Out is presented by Publix Supermarket Charities and sponsored by Nashville Parent Magazine. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. and general admission rates apply.
The schedule for 2014 is:
JUNE 5: Wannabeatles
JUNE 12: Nashville Children’s Theater presents Jack’s Tale: A Mythic Mountain Musical (SNEAK PEEK)
JUNE 19: Nashville Puppet Truck presents Hansel and Gretel
JUNE 26: Coal Train Railroad
JULY 3: Magic of America Magic Show
JULY 10: Dennis Scott: Kids Show
JULY 17: Nashville Puppet Truck presents The Frog Prince
JULY 24: Nashville Ballet, Degas and the Little Dancer
JULY 31: Mr. Greg’s Musical Madness
Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Our mission is to preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit.
Cheekwood presents world-class art exhibitions, showcases breathtaking gardens, and offers education programs and seasonal festivals to school children and families as well as to the citizens of Nashville and its visitors. Its attendance and membership have dramatically increased in recent years, and the institution has become an increasingly accessible and relevant place in the Nashville community. In 2013, Cheekwood welcomed over 300,000 visitors, making us one of the city’s top cultural attractions, with approximately 12,000 member households.
Cheekwood is located at 1200 Forrest Park Drive in Nashville, 8 miles southwest of downtown Nashville. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday nights May – October, open until 10 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults, seniors $12 and children 3-17 are $7. Parking is $3 per car. For further information call 615-356-8000 or visit www.cheekwood.org.