EVENT DATE : September 8, 10:00AM
55 South

Make it Cajun happy hour(s) until 9 p.m. on this date. Chef Jason McConnell also brings his favorite flavors off the road to the menu of 55 South.

EVENT DATE : September 11, 10:00AM
The John P. Holt Brentwood Library

FXP Fitness hour-long adult classes offer a unique blend of Pilates, barre and yoga-involved moves—all with a hula hoop! The flow of sequences ignites participants' metabolism, tones, sculpts and stretches the body. Class fee is $5 and is held in Meeting Room B.

EVENT DATE : September 13, 8:00PM
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory

Weather permitting, the observatory will open for viewing and speaking with astronomers. The format is "open house," so guests may arrive and depart any time during the event. Tickets are $5 each. Organizers suggest this experience is best for those 8 years and older. Main floor exhibits are handicapped accessible, but there are 20 steps up to the Seyfert telescope. 

EVENT DATE : September 19, 4:00PM
City Park Shopping Center

This local farmers market features fresh and local produce, meat, eggs, handmade baked goods, honey, bread and crafts. The event lasts until 7 p.m. on the lawn in front of Mooreland Mansion. This farmers market was launched in June 2018 as a producers-only endeavor.

EVENT DATE : 20-22
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

This Sept. 20-22 festival showcases artisan food, wine, beer and spirits purveyors. There also will be 40 demos and tasting sessions stocked with kitchen secrets. Mingle with chefs, stop at an outdoor barbecue feast, or get books signed by the pros. For questions, email info@musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com or to buy tickets, call 888.512.7469. Visit MusicCityFoodAndWineFestival.com for schedules. 

EVENT DATE : September 20, 7:00PM
First Tennessee Park

The fifth annual Nashville Brew Festival will feature more than 50 breweries, 150 beers, food trucks and lawn games. General admission begins at 8 p.m., and VIP starts at 7 p.m. The event is 21 and over, and no pets are allowed. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit NashvilleBrewFestival.com.

EVENT DATE : September 26, 6:00PM
Holy Family Catholic Church

Legacy Mission Village is a multi-generation, non-denominational Christian mission organization. The financial goal of this annual fundraising banquet is $100,000. Organizers indicate attendees will hear how volunteers and families had an impact on each other's lives. If the $100,000 goal is met, the organization will receive an additional $100,000 in matching grant funds. The event ends at 8:30 p.m.

EVENT DATE : 27-28
Montessori Academy

"Our Roots: Montessori Fundamentals" is the overall theme of this year's two-day conference in Brentwood. The event focuses on innovative education for infants through adolescents. New to this year's conference are add-ons: Abintra Montessori's Farm campus or Emerson Farm. Conference attendees also can stay an extra day and add on assistant's training. Email info@matenn.org.

EVENT DATE : September 28, 10:00AM
Brentwood Place Shopping Center

Meet first responders, check out fire trucks, and escape a fire in a "burn house." This event goes until 2 p.m. and is hosted by Brentwood city officials and Brentwood Fire & Rescue team members. Organizers say it's a great educational opportunity for the entire family.

EVENT DATE : September 28, 6:00PM
River Circle Farm – Currey Family Farm

More than 700 guests are expected to attend this casual, festive event that celebrates the Harpeth River, the Greater Nashville Region’s State Scenic River. Through auction items, corporate sponsors and ticket sales, River Swing is a rally for clean water and healthy ecosystems for rivers in Tennessee. For more information, contact Haylee Hall at 615.585.8400 or hayleehall@harpethriver.org.