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Events in Rutherford County

There's something exciting going on nearly every day here in Rutherford County. Our music and folk festivals, such as Uncle Dave Macon Days, Old Timers’ Day and the Murfreesboro JazzFest, draw visitors from far and wide to take part in celebrating. For those interested in the classics, the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra, Middle Tennessee Choral Society and The Main Stage Music & Dance Studio provide a regular slate of performances. Add to that the great variety of sporting events Rutherford County hosts, from MTSU games to TSSAA championships and many more, and you'll see why this is the place to be no matter what your favorite flavor of fun!
September 2016
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
09-30-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
October 2016
Main Street Saturday Market
10-01-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-01-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Sharing Our Past Month: Musical Memories
10-01-2016 to 10-31-2016

Join Stones River National Battlefield and their partners for special programs focusing on music and its role in history and its impact on the way we remember our past.

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Dewdrop Jamboree
10-01-2016

This live music program will showcase a varied and colorful cast of local and regional guest musical artists performing old and new favorites across multiple musical genres.  6 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 521 Mercury Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Washington Theatre, Patterson Park
  • Admission:
  • $10 adults, $5 children
For more information, please call (615) 542-6427.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-04-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-07-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Murfreesboro Half Marathon "The Middle Half"
10-08-2016 to 10-08-2016
  • The 13.1 mile race starts at MTSU at 7 a.m., winds through historic downtown Murfreesboro, and finishes on MTSU Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium. Flat, Fast & Fun! Free for spectators.
  • Location:
  • Murfreesboro, TN
For more information, please call (615) 896-9062.
Main Street Saturday Market
10-08-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-08-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-11-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-14-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Young Frankenstein
10-14-2016 to 10-16-2016

Bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Boro Art Crawl
10-14-2016

Works by local artists will be on display at participating businesses in downtown Murfreesboro, as well as MTSU’s Todd Hall Gallery, the rotunda at City Hall, Center for the Arts, Art League Gallery at Cannonsburgh and Mayday Brewery. 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

     

  • Location:
  • Murfreeboro, TN
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
Main Street Saturday Market
10-15-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-15-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Hispanic Heritage Day at Discovery Center
10-15-2016



Visitors can explore the traditions of Hispanic culture, enjoy bilingual storytime, create their own piñatas, and go on a scavenger hunt to discover some of the most influential Hispanic figures in America. This is a free event in partnership with Murfreesboro City Schools that is sponsored by the Nissan Foundation. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 502 S.E. Broad Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
For more information, please call (615) 890-2300.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-18-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Haunted Hayride
10-19-2016 to 10-22-2016

Old Scream Road--Murfreesboro's scariest hayride ever!  dark to 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Barfield Crescent Park
  • Admission:
  • $5 per person
For more information, please call (615) 890-5333.
Twilight Trail
10-21-2016 to 10-22-2016

A happy hayride in the backcountry. P;us games, puppet shows, story time, and live animals will make this the best Halloween celebration you have ever been to.  Fun for the whole family! 5 pm-7 pm.

  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Barfield Crescent Park
  • Admission:
  • $4 per person
For more information, please call (615) 890-5333.
Barfield Halloween Bash Carnival
10-21-2016 to 10-22-2016

Games, prizes, costume contests, candy, food, music, dancing, cake walks and more.  Free admission.  Fees for food and game tickets.

  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Barfield Crescent Park
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
For more information, please call (615) 890-5333.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-21-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Young Frankenstein
10-21-2016 to 10-23-2016

Bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ghost Tours
10-21-2016 to 10-22-2016

Haunted tour of the Sam Davis Home and Plantation with ghost stories, hayrides and more.  7 pm-10 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $10 per adult 12 and up, $5 ages 5-11
For more information, please call (615) 459-2341.
40th Annual Harvest Days Celebration
10-22-2016

Come celebrate fall in true pioneer fashion with music, clogging, pottery demonstration, broom making, crafters, food vendors, hayrides, blacksmith demonstrating, antique auto show, art league show ans much more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 312 South Front Street
    Murfreesboro, TN
  •  
  • Held at Cannonsburgh Village
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
For more information, please call (615) 890-0355.
Sam Davis Fall Festival
10-22-2016

Tours, stories, food, vendors, games and trick or treating, 10 am-3 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $5 per guest
For more information, please call (615) 459-2341.
Main Street Saturday Market
10-22-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-22-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-25-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Great Pumpkin Festival
10-27-2016

Test out your Jedi skills at this year’s Star Wars themed Great Pumpkin Festival. 4 – 7 p.m. Whether you dress up and compete in our costume contest, partake in our Jedi training course, or create works of art, your whole family will be sure to have fun.

  • Location:
  • 502 S.E. Broad Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Admission:
  • $4
For more information, please call (615) 890-2300.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-28-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Young Frankenstein
10-28-2016 to 10-30-2016

Bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ghost Tours
10-28-2016 to 10-29-2016

Haunted tour of the Sam Davis Home and Plantation with ghost stories, hayrides and more.  7 pm-10 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $10 for 12 and up, $5 ages 5-11
For more information, please call (615) 493-2341.
Sam Davis Fall Festival
10-29-2016

Tours, stories, food, vendors, games and trick or treating, 10 am-3 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $5 per guest
For more information, please call (615) 459-2341.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-29-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Main Street Saturday Market
10-29-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
School of Rock
10-29-2016

Participate in fun projects and learn about different aspects of geology. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Last group starts at 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 816 Old Salem Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
  • Admission:
  • $10 per child
For more information, please call (615) 605-1417.
Fall Celebration and Hayride
10-31-2016

Come out and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun, stories, games, laughs, hayrides and candy. There will be a variety of activities for the family to participate in while strolling through the village. 2 pm-5 pm

  • Location:
  • 312 South Front Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Cannonsburgh Village
  • Admission:
  • $2 per person
For more information, please call (615) 890-0355.
November 2016
18th Annual Fall Harvest Hayride
11-10-2016

Listen to live music as you toast marshmallows and eat s'mores around the campfire. An old-fashioned hayride along the Greenway is great fun for the whole family. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Greenway. 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 1450 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • General Bragg Trailhead
  • Admission:
  • $2 per person, ages 2 and under free.
For more information, please call (615) 893-2141.
The Dixie Swim Club
11-11-2016 to 11-13-2016

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
The Dixie Swim Club
11-18-2016 to 11-20-2016

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Acorn Festival
11-19-2016

Folk and indie music lovers will converge at Oaklands for the inaugural Acorn Festival. Performers are Rye Baby, Boy Named Banjo, The Hardin Draw, and headliners, Frontier Ruckus. 4-10 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 900 North Maney Avenue
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Oaklands Mansion
  • Admission:
  • $10 per person (ages 5 and under free)
For more information, please call (615) 893-0022.
School of Rock
11-26-2016

Participate in fun projects and learn about different aspects of geology. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Last group starts at 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 816 Old Salem Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
  • Admission:
  • $10 per child
For more information, please call (615) 605-1417.
December 2016
Billy Elliott
12-02-2016 to 12-04-2016

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Billy Elliott
12-09-2016 to 12-11-2016

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
It's a Wonderful Life
12-09-2016 to 12-11-2016

Traditions are a significant part of the way we experience the joy of the Christmas season. Make a visit to Bedford Falls one of your traditions as you share in the classic telling of the full- stage version of It’s a Wonderful Life. Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee 3:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Billy Elliott
12-16-2016 to 12-18-2016

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
It's a Wonderful Life
12-16-2016 to 12-18-2016

Traditions are a significant part of the way we experience the joy of the Christmas season. Make a visit to Bedford Falls one of your traditions as you share in the classic telling of the full- stage version of It’s a Wonderful Life.


  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
School of Rock
12-31-2016

Participate in fun projects and learn about different aspects of geology. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Last group starts at 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 816 Old Salem Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
  • Admission:
  • $10 per child
For more information, please call (615) 605-1417.
January 2017
Alice
01-13-2017 to 01-15-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Alice
01-20-2017 to 01-22-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Alice
01-27-2017 to 01-29-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
February 2017
Little Women
02-10-2017 to 02-11-2017

While their father is away ministering to the troops in the Civil War, four sisters are coming of age. Despite their limited means, this quartet of vivacious girls is close and happy, walking through engagements, marriages, and illness.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
9 to 5
02-10-2017 to 02-12-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Little Women
02-17-2017 to 02-18-2017

While their father is away ministering to the troops in the Civil War, four sisters are coming of age. Despite their limited means, this quartet of vivacious girls is close and happy, walking through engagements, marriages, and illness.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
9 to 5
02-17-2017 to 02-19-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreeesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Little Women
02-24-2017 to 02-26-2017

While their father is away ministering to the troops in the Civil War, four sisters are coming of age. Despite their limited means, this quartet of vivacious girls is close and happy, walking through engagements, marriages, and illness.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
9 to 5
02-24-2017 to 02-26-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
March 2017
A Time to Kill
03-24-2017 to 03-26-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
A Time to Kill
03-31-2017 to 04-02-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
April 2017
Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced
04-21-2017 to 04-22-2017

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced
04-28-2017 to 04-29-2017

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Little Shop of Horrors
04-29-2017 to 04-30-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
May 2017
21st Annual Main Street JazzFest
05-05-2017 to 05-06-2017

Sponsored by Main Street, Inc. Enjoy the best of local, regional and nationally known jazz artists in the shadow of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. This is a free family oriented event with a large children's activity area and numerous food vendors.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Downtown
  • Admission:
  • No admission
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced
05-05-2017 to 05-07-2017

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Little Shop of Horrors
05-05-2017 to 05-07-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Little Shop of Horrors
05-12-2017 to 05-14-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
9th Annual Flags of Remembrance Healing Field
05-27-2017 to 05-29-2017
  • This living display of heroism will fly as a temporary patriotic tribute to the strength and unity of Americans, and will honor all the men and women who have made the supreme sacrifice for our nation's security and freedom. Take a walk through this awe inspiring 1,500 flag display. This is the perfect opportunity for all of us to unite as a community to remember and honor our heroes.

  • Location:
  • 265 West Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • First Methodist Church Field
  • Admission:
  • No admission charge
For more information, please call (615) 641-0121.
June 2017
Legally Blonde
06-09-2017 to 06-11-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro,TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Legally Blonde
06-16-2017 to 06-18-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Legally Blonde
06-23-2017 to 06-25-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
July 2017
Ragtime the Musical
07-07-2017 to 07-09-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ragtime the Musical
07-14-2017 to 07-16-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ragtime the Musical
07-21-2017 to 07-23-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
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September 2016
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
09-30-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
October 2016
Main Street Saturday Market
10-01-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-01-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Sharing Our Past Month: Musical Memories
10-01-2016 to 10-31-2016

Join Stones River National Battlefield and their partners for special programs focusing on music and its role in history and its impact on the way we remember our past.

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Dewdrop Jamboree
10-01-2016

This live music program will showcase a varied and colorful cast of local and regional guest musical artists performing old and new favorites across multiple musical genres.  6 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 521 Mercury Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Washington Theatre, Patterson Park
  • Admission:
  • $10 adults, $5 children
For more information, please call (615) 542-6427.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-04-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-07-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Murfreesboro Half Marathon "The Middle Half"
10-08-2016 to 10-08-2016
  • The 13.1 mile race starts at MTSU at 7 a.m., winds through historic downtown Murfreesboro, and finishes on MTSU Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium. Flat, Fast & Fun! Free for spectators.
  • Location:
  • Murfreesboro, TN
For more information, please call (615) 896-9062.
Main Street Saturday Market
10-08-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-08-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-11-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-14-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Young Frankenstein
10-14-2016 to 10-16-2016

Bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Boro Art Crawl
10-14-2016

Works by local artists will be on display at participating businesses in downtown Murfreesboro, as well as MTSU’s Todd Hall Gallery, the rotunda at City Hall, Center for the Arts, Art League Gallery at Cannonsburgh and Mayday Brewery. 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

     

  • Location:
  • Murfreeboro, TN
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
Main Street Saturday Market
10-15-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-15-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Hispanic Heritage Day at Discovery Center
10-15-2016



Visitors can explore the traditions of Hispanic culture, enjoy bilingual storytime, create their own piñatas, and go on a scavenger hunt to discover some of the most influential Hispanic figures in America. This is a free event in partnership with Murfreesboro City Schools that is sponsored by the Nissan Foundation. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 502 S.E. Broad Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
For more information, please call (615) 890-2300.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-18-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Haunted Hayride
10-19-2016 to 10-22-2016

Old Scream Road--Murfreesboro's scariest hayride ever!  dark to 9 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Barfield Crescent Park
  • Admission:
  • $5 per person
For more information, please call (615) 890-5333.
Twilight Trail
10-21-2016 to 10-22-2016

A happy hayride in the backcountry. P;us games, puppet shows, story time, and live animals will make this the best Halloween celebration you have ever been to.  Fun for the whole family! 5 pm-7 pm.

  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Barfield Crescent Park
  • Admission:
  • $4 per person
For more information, please call (615) 890-5333.
Barfield Halloween Bash Carnival
10-21-2016 to 10-22-2016

Games, prizes, costume contests, candy, food, music, dancing, cake walks and more.  Free admission.  Fees for food and game tickets.

  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Barfield Crescent Park
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
For more information, please call (615) 890-5333.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-21-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Young Frankenstein
10-21-2016 to 10-23-2016

Bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ghost Tours
10-21-2016 to 10-22-2016

Haunted tour of the Sam Davis Home and Plantation with ghost stories, hayrides and more.  7 pm-10 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $10 per adult 12 and up, $5 ages 5-11
For more information, please call (615) 459-2341.
Sam Davis Fall Festival
10-22-2016

Tours, stories, food, vendors, games and trick or treating, 10 am-3 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $5 per guest
For more information, please call (615) 459-2341.
Main Street Saturday Market
10-22-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-22-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-25-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Great Pumpkin Festival
10-27-2016

Test out your Jedi skills at this year’s Star Wars themed Great Pumpkin Festival. 4 – 7 p.m. Whether you dress up and compete in our costume contest, partake in our Jedi training course, or create works of art, your whole family will be sure to have fun.

  • Location:
  • 502 S.E. Broad Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
  • Admission:
  • $4
For more information, please call (615) 890-2300.
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
10-28-2016

Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more. 7 am-12 noon

  • Location:
  • 315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  •  
  • Lane Agri-Park
For more information, please call (615) 898-7710.
Young Frankenstein
10-28-2016 to 10-30-2016

Bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ghost Tours
10-28-2016 to 10-29-2016

Haunted tour of the Sam Davis Home and Plantation with ghost stories, hayrides and more.  7 pm-10 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $10 for 12 and up, $5 ages 5-11
For more information, please call (615) 493-2341.
Sam Davis Fall Festival
10-29-2016

Tours, stories, food, vendors, games and trick or treating, 10 am-3 pm

  • Location:
  • 1399 Sam Davis Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
  • Admission:
  • $5 per guest
For more information, please call (615) 459-2341.
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
10-29-2016

Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of the battlefield, 9 am

  • Location:
  • 1563 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Stones River National Battlefield
  • Admission:
  • Free
For more information, please call (615) 893-9501.
Main Street Saturday Market
10-29-2016

Vendors will be on the west, north and south side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse offering fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and flowers, 8:00 am-12 noon.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Rutherford County Courthouse
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
School of Rock
10-29-2016

Participate in fun projects and learn about different aspects of geology. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Last group starts at 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 816 Old Salem Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
  • Admission:
  • $10 per child
For more information, please call (615) 605-1417.
Fall Celebration and Hayride
10-31-2016

Come out and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun, stories, games, laughs, hayrides and candy. There will be a variety of activities for the family to participate in while strolling through the village. 2 pm-5 pm

  • Location:
  • 312 South Front Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Cannonsburgh Village
  • Admission:
  • $2 per person
For more information, please call (615) 890-0355.
November 2016
18th Annual Fall Harvest Hayride
11-10-2016

Listen to live music as you toast marshmallows and eat s'mores around the campfire. An old-fashioned hayride along the Greenway is great fun for the whole family. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Greenway. 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 1450 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • General Bragg Trailhead
  • Admission:
  • $2 per person, ages 2 and under free.
For more information, please call (615) 893-2141.
The Dixie Swim Club
11-11-2016 to 11-13-2016

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
The Dixie Swim Club
11-18-2016 to 11-20-2016

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Acorn Festival
11-19-2016

Folk and indie music lovers will converge at Oaklands for the inaugural Acorn Festival. Performers are Rye Baby, Boy Named Banjo, The Hardin Draw, and headliners, Frontier Ruckus. 4-10 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 900 North Maney Avenue
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Oaklands Mansion
  • Admission:
  • $10 per person (ages 5 and under free)
For more information, please call (615) 893-0022.
School of Rock
11-26-2016

Participate in fun projects and learn about different aspects of geology. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Last group starts at 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 816 Old Salem Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
  • Admission:
  • $10 per child
For more information, please call (615) 605-1417.
December 2016
Billy Elliott
12-02-2016 to 12-04-2016

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Billy Elliott
12-09-2016 to 12-11-2016

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
It's a Wonderful Life
12-09-2016 to 12-11-2016

Traditions are a significant part of the way we experience the joy of the Christmas season. Make a visit to Bedford Falls one of your traditions as you share in the classic telling of the full- stage version of It’s a Wonderful Life. Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee 3:30 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Billy Elliott
12-16-2016 to 12-18-2016

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.

  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
It's a Wonderful Life
12-16-2016 to 12-18-2016

Traditions are a significant part of the way we experience the joy of the Christmas season. Make a visit to Bedford Falls one of your traditions as you share in the classic telling of the full- stage version of It’s a Wonderful Life.


  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
School of Rock
12-31-2016

Participate in fun projects and learn about different aspects of geology. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Last group starts at 3 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 816 Old Salem Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • Earth Experience: The Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
  • Admission:
  • $10 per child
For more information, please call (615) 605-1417.
January 2017
Alice
01-13-2017 to 01-15-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Alice
01-20-2017 to 01-22-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Alice
01-27-2017 to 01-29-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
February 2017
Little Women
02-10-2017 to 02-11-2017

While their father is away ministering to the troops in the Civil War, four sisters are coming of age. Despite their limited means, this quartet of vivacious girls is close and happy, walking through engagements, marriages, and illness.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
9 to 5
02-10-2017 to 02-12-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Little Women
02-17-2017 to 02-18-2017

While their father is away ministering to the troops in the Civil War, four sisters are coming of age. Despite their limited means, this quartet of vivacious girls is close and happy, walking through engagements, marriages, and illness.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
9 to 5
02-17-2017 to 02-19-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreeesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Little Women
02-24-2017 to 02-26-2017

While their father is away ministering to the troops in the Civil War, four sisters are coming of age. Despite their limited means, this quartet of vivacious girls is close and happy, walking through engagements, marriages, and illness.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
9 to 5
02-24-2017 to 02-26-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
March 2017
A Time to Kill
03-24-2017 to 03-26-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
A Time to Kill
03-31-2017 to 04-02-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
April 2017
Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced
04-21-2017 to 04-22-2017

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced
04-28-2017 to 04-29-2017

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Little Shop of Horrors
04-29-2017 to 04-30-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
May 2017
21st Annual Main Street JazzFest
05-05-2017 to 05-06-2017

Sponsored by Main Street, Inc. Enjoy the best of local, regional and nationally known jazz artists in the shadow of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. This is a free family oriented event with a large children's activity area and numerous food vendors.

  • Location:
  • Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Downtown
  • Admission:
  • No admission
For more information, please call (615) 895-1887.
Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced
05-05-2017 to 05-07-2017

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution at some risk to herself in a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.

  • Location:
  • 14119 Old Nashville Highway
    Smyrna, TN 37167
  •  
  • Springhouse Theatre
  • Admission:
  • Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors (55+) & Students $12, Children 4-12 $10
For more information, please call (615) 852-8499.
Little Shop of Horrors
05-05-2017 to 05-07-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Little Shop of Horrors
05-12-2017 to 05-14-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
9th Annual Flags of Remembrance Healing Field
05-27-2017 to 05-29-2017
  • This living display of heroism will fly as a temporary patriotic tribute to the strength and unity of Americans, and will honor all the men and women who have made the supreme sacrifice for our nation's security and freedom. Take a walk through this awe inspiring 1,500 flag display. This is the perfect opportunity for all of us to unite as a community to remember and honor our heroes.

  • Location:
  • 265 West Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  •  
  • First Methodist Church Field
  • Admission:
  • No admission charge
For more information, please call (615) 641-0121.
June 2017
Legally Blonde
06-09-2017 to 06-11-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro,TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Legally Blonde
06-16-2017 to 06-18-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Legally Blonde
06-23-2017 to 06-25-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
July 2017
Ragtime the Musical
07-07-2017 to 07-09-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ragtime the Musical
07-14-2017 to 07-16-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.
Ragtime the Musical
07-21-2017 to 07-23-2017
  • Location:
  • 110 West College Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  •  
  • Center for the Arts
  • Admission:
  • Admission charged
For more information, please call (615) 904-2787.

Festivals in Rutherford County

Festivals are one way that Rutherford County comes together to celebrate its rich and diverse history. From jazz and old-time music to tractors and antique cars, there is always something exciting happening in Rutherford County.
International FolkFest
JazzFest
Old Timers' Festival
Pioneer Power Days
Uncle Dave Macon Days
October 2016
40th Annual Harvest Days Celebration
10-22-2016

Come celebrate fall in true pioneer fashion with music, clogging, pottery demonstration, broom making, crafters, food vendors, hayrides, blacksmith demonstrating, antique auto show, art league show ans much more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Location:
  • 312 South Front Street
    Murfreesboro, TN
  •  
  • Held at Cannonsburgh Village
  • Admission:
  • Free admission
For more information, please call (615) 890-0355.

Music in Rutherford County

Delight to the sounds of seasoned voices singing in harmony, soar upon the swelling strings of a symphony concerto, or enjoy the thump and strum of bluegrass, rock and folk at our numerous live music events.
Regular Events
Friday Night Live

In summertime, check out Main Street’s Friday Night Live concerts, with music on Murfreesboro’s downtown square. Friday Night Live is held the first Friday of the month from June-September. Admission is free.

  • Location:
  • Murfreesboro Public Square
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Organizations
Middle Tennessee Choral Society
  • Location:
  • P.O. Box 296
    Murfreesboro, TN 37133
For more information, please call (615) 896-2260 .
Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra
  • Location:
  • 201 East Main St., Ste. 106
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
For more information, please call (615) 898-1862 .
Regular Events
Smyrna’s Music at the Mill

Another fun summer music series, held at Smyrna's Gregory Mill Park between May and August. Admission is free.

  • Location:
  • Gregory Mills Park
    390 Enon Springs Rd.
For more information, please call (615) 459-9773.
Organizations
The Main Stage Music & Dance Studio
  • Location:
  • 598 Waldron Rd.
    La Vergne, TN 37086
For more information, please call (615) 793-7777.

Sports Events in Rutherford County

With first-rate facilities and a moderate climate, Rutherford County is the perfect place to host sporting events of all types.
We host a variety of regular sporting events, including MTSU and TSSAA games.
MTSU

The direct link to MTSU's athletics schedule is GoBlueRaiders.com/Calendar

TSSAA

The events currently held in Murfreesboro include the championships in volleyball, cheerleading/dance, bowling, basketball, and the BlueCross Spring Fling, which includes baseball, softball, tennis, boys’ soccer and track & field.

TSSAA in Rutherford County

Rutherford County has become the premier location for high school sports championships. Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) crowns the following state championships in Rutherford County:
  • Visitors Arrow Bowling
  • Visitors Arrow Basketball
  • Visitors Arrow Spring Fling: Boys’ soccer, baseball, softball, tennis and track & field
  • Visitors Arrow Volleyball
  • Visitors Arrow Cheerleading
  • Visitors Arrow Dance
TSSAA
  • Location:
  • 3333 Lebanon Road
    Hermitage, TN 37076
For more information, please call (615) 889-6740.

Facilities & Venues in Rutherford County

Aquatics
Four Corners Recreation Area

Paved parking areas, picnic areas, picnic shelter, drinking water, Couchville Pike restrooms and swimming pool

  • Location:
  • Four Corners Recreation Area
    La Vergne, Tennessee
Patterson Park Community Center

Pool Facility: Indoor pool with 25-yard lap area and zero-depth area.

  • Location:
  • 521 Mercury Blvd.
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Sports*Com

Pool Facility: 25-yard indoor pool and 50-meter outdoor pool

  • Location:
  • Sports*Com, 2310 Memorial Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Boating
Fate Sanders Marina

Fate Sanders Marina, on J. Percy Priest Lake is the definite fishing headquarters in Smyrna, Tennessee. This marina is one of the region's oldest family owned/operated marinas and is considered by many to be the finest fishing facility in Tennessee.


The facility is an ideal mix of superb dockage, a top-notch fueling station, well-stocked marine store, new and pre-owned boat sales center, comprehensive tackle department, award-winning restaurant and numerous related businesses, all on-premises. Fate Sanders Marina is home to some of the best fishing tournaments in Tennessee.

  • Location:
  • 3157 Weakley Lane
    Smyrna, TN 37167
For more information, please call (615) 459-6219 .
Hurricane Creek Recreation Area

Paved parking area and boat ramp

  • Location:
  • La Vergne, Tennessee
Campgrounds
Poole Knobs Recreation Area and Camp Grounds

Paved parking area, camper dumping station, camping grounds, drinking water, fee area, boat ramps, paved parking area, picnic areas, picnic shelter, restrooms, picnic tables, grills and trails

  • Location:
  • 493 Jones Mill Rd
    La Vergne, Tennessee
For more information, please call (615) 459-6948.
Facilities
Barfield-Crescent Park
    • Eight-field baseball/softball complex with parking for 600 cars (lighted fields, two concession stands, scorekeeper areas and scoreboards).
    • Administrative office of the Parks and Recreation Department.
    • Over 7 miles of both paved and unpaved hiking and walking trails.
    • 10 picnic shelters with tables (four shelters seating 24 in each, one shelter seating 76, four shelters seating 108 in each and a corporate shelter seating 315+).
    • An 18-hole championship Disc Golf Course.
    • Wilderness Station with two education classrooms, restrooms and outdoor store.
    • 12 private campsites and one group site.
  • Location:
  • 697 Veterans Parkway
    Murfressboro, TN
McKnight Park

McKnight Park is an 81-acre community park located at 120 DeJarnette Lane in the northern area of Murfreesboro. Facilities include:

 

  • Sports*Com, an indoor/outdoor multipurpose sports and recreational facility composed of a gymnasium, 1/16 mile track, aerobics area, fitness equipment, game room, meeting room, 25-yard indoor pool, 50-meter outdoor pool and a sand volleyball court.
  • Four youth softball fields and concession stand (home of the Stones River Kiwanis Girls Softball Program).
  • Star*Plex, a five-field youth/adult baseball/softball complex with concessions and restroom facilities (home of the Optimist Little League Baseball Program).
  • Eight youth/adult soccer/football fields with a picnic shelter, concession stand and rest room facilities.
  • One medium-sized picnic shelter located next to the side parking lot of Sports*Com
  • Location:
  • 120 DeJarnette Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN
Murfreesboro Greenway System
  • The Murfreesboro Greenway System consists of the Stones River and Lytle Creek trails. The Stones River and Lytle Creek Greenways are available for you to enjoy nature hikes, walking, running, bicycling, or in-line skating along the 4 ½-miles of riverside trails. Small watercraft access points are also available for paddlers to enjoy the Stones River. The Murfreesboro Greenway System connects historical sites, parks, neighborhoods and businesses; it also serves as a conservation corridor to preserve precious natural and cultural resources.

  • Location:
  • Murfreesboro, TN
Oakland Park

Oakland Park is a 31-acre neighborhood park and historic site located at the corner of North Maney and Roberts streets.

 

  • Oaklands Mansion National Historic Site
  • Oaklands Spring area, nature trail (undeveloped)
  • Volleyball area
  • Two picnic shelters with six tables per shelter
  • Two ball fields (one Babe Ruth, one Little League) with lights, press box and rest rooms.
  • Location:
  • Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Old Fort Park
  • Old Fort Park is a 50-acre community park located at 1025 Old Fort Pkwy.


    Facilities include:

     

    • Two picnic shelters (one with rest rooms)
    • One small playground near shelter #1 
    • Kids’ Castle Playground
    • Two baseball fields with lights, concession stand, press box and restrooms
    • Volleyball area
    • Large open space with backstop
    • 20 electrical hookups
    • Two greenway trailheads: Old Fort Park Trailhead and Fortress Rosecrans
    • Eight lighted tennis courts with pro shop
  • Location:
  • 1025 Old Fort Pkwy.
    Murfreesboro, TN
Patterson Park

Patterson Park consists of 10 acres and a 110,000-square-foot facility located at 521 Mercury Boulevard. Facilities include:

 

  • Patterson Park Community Center, an indoor/outdoor multipurpose sports and recreational facility composed of two gymnasiums, 1/8-mile track, aerobics area, fitness equipment, game room, conference center with three meeting rooms and dining room, indoor pool with 25-yard lap area, zero-depth area, interactive play system and triple-loop slide, theater, arts and crafts room, and MGL Library.
  • Multi-purpose field for soccer, flag football and more
  • Two tennis courts
  • Outdoor basketball courts
  • Small and large picnic shelters located by parking lot and playground
  • Location:
  • 521 Mercury Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN
Richard Siegel Soccer Complex and Community Park
  • Richard Siegel Soccer Complex and Community Park is a 137-acre soccer complex and community park. The park is located at the corner of 231 North and Cherry Lane. Siegel is one of the premier soccer facilities in the Southeast region. Facilities include:

     

    • One lighted championship field with stadium seating
    • Ten lighted regulation soccer fields
    • Four youth soccer fields
    • Two multi purpose fields
    • Five pavilions
    • Two concession buildings
    • Two meeting rooms
    • Two sand volleyball courts
    • Basketball courts
    • Horseshoe pits
    • Cross country trail
    • Three walking trails
  • Location:
  • Murfreesboro, TN
Veteran’s Memorial Park

(Highway 41/70 North)

 

Includes:

 

  • 55 acres of land
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Two baseball/softball quadplexes with concession area
  • In-line hockey rink
  • Football/soccer field
  • Playground equipment
  • Swings
  • Sand volleyball
  • Horseshoe pitching area
  • Walking trails
  • Exercise equipment
  • Two pavilions
  • Grills
  • Numerous picnic tables throughout park
  • Location:
  • 115 Floyd Mayfield Dr.
    La Vergne, TN 37086
Parks
Lee Victory Recreation Park

Amenities Include:

 

  • Playground
  • 3 restroom facilities
  • 4 lighted softball/baseball fields
  • 2 football fields with lights
  • 2 basketball courts with lights
  • 4 tennis courts with lights
  • 4 picnic shelters (reservation only)
  • 2 full-service concessions
  • Location:
  • 110 Sam Ridley Pkwy.
    Smyrna, TN
Volunteer Park

8th Avenue (Smyrna Airport)

 

  • Four 6-foot tables
  • Grill
  • Electricity
  • Lights
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Boat ramp (six tables in wooded area at ramp)
  • Location:
  • Smyrna, TN 37167

Events in Rutherford County

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Events in Rutherford County
09-30-2016
Rutherford County Farmers' Market
Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN co...
315 John R. Rice Boulevard,Murfreesboro, TN 37128
10-01-2016
Main Street Saturday Market
Vendors will be on the west, north and south ...
Public Square,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
10-01-2016
Bicycle Tours of the Stones River National Battlefield
Join a ranger for a 90-minute bicycle tour of...
1563 North Thompson Lane,Murfreesboro, TN 37129
10-01-2016 - 10-31-2016
Sharing Our Past Month: Musical Memories
Join Stones River National Battlefield and th...
1563 North Thompson Lane,Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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