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Nashville free events for March 1st-3rd: Thrive Nashville

Make the most of your weekend without spending a dime. Here are 5 free events happening in Nashville this weekend.


National Pig Day Celebration

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Nashville Public Library: Pruitt Branch


Designed for children ages 5-10, this fun arts and crafts event blends education with hands on projects to celebrate the joy and natural intelligence of domestic pigs.

FAMOUS! (and not-so-famous): Polaroids by Andy Warhol

March 1st & 2nd, 11 AM – 4 PM

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery


This collection of polaroid portraits by the king of pop art Andy Warhol features massive celebrities, commissioned portraits, and more intimate, personal portraits. Also on display are contextual pieces such as a screen print form the Andy Warhol Foundation and a selection of polaroid cameras. Come see this impressive exhibit before it closes on March 2nd.


Nashville Sports Council Downtown Dribble

Saturday March 3rd, 12-3pm

Bridgestone Arena Plaza


Start off your March Madness with this fun, family friendly event hosted by the Nashville Sports Council. Children 5-14 years old receive a free t-shirt and basketball and get to dribble around Bridgestone Arena. Check-in begins at 12 noon, dribbling begins at 2pm. Register ahead of time here.


Saturday, March 3rd @ 5PM

Grimey’s Records


Hear Nashville based shoegaze trio Tape Deck Mountain play music from their new album “Echo Chamber Blues” before their official album release show later that day at Cobra. Not only is this a free show, there’s free beer for everyone over 21. From their chill, experimental music to the laidback recordstore setting, this is bound to be a cool show.


First Saturday Art Crawl

Saturday March 3rd, 6-9pm

Multiple Locations


The first Saturday of every month, 25 galleries and studios open their doors and host free receptions for the downtown art crawl. Meet local artists, learn about international painters, eat and drink free reshments, take a ride on the free gray-line trolley, and maybe even find the perfect piece of art to hang in your living room.

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