CHEEKWOOD ANNOUNCES FAMILY NIGHT OUT SCHEDULE
PUPPET SHOWS, MUSIC AND FUN 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 puppet show by the Nashville Public Library or listen to fantastic musical acts like Coal Train Railroad and the WannaBeatles. A food truck will be onsite each week as well as frozen treats from Ben & Jerry’s available for purchase.
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 2015 is:
- June 4: The Happy Racers
- June 11: Lunch Money
- June 18: Trout Fishing in America
- June 25: Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck presents The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings
- July 2: Coal Train Railroad
- July 9: The WannaBeatles
- July 16: Mr. Steve, The Music Man
- July 23: Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck presents Anansi the Spider
- July 30: Cowboy Dan
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.; First Friday nights July – October, open until 9 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.