What to do this weekend
Great things happening in Nashville, February 22-24, 2013
Written By: Nashville Lifestyles
Photographers: The Tennessean
Strings & Stories – Saturday, February 23, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy performances from some of Nashville’s best songwriters, Kelley Lovelace, Rivers Rutherford, and Leslie Satcher, enjoy food by Olivia Olive Oil, Whole Foods of Cool Springs, Amerigo, and Frothy Monkey, all to benefit High Hopes Inclusive Preschool and Pediatric Therapy Clinic. High Hopes gives children of all intellectual, physical, and mental abilities the opportunity to learn and grow together. (230 Franklin Road) Tickets available online at highhopesforkids.org
Forage South Pop Up Dinner – Saturday, February 23, 7 p.m.
This pop up – described as “a southerner’s salute to biscuits” – features Chef Karl Worley, Chief Biscuit Officer at Biscuit Love Truck, in addition to the Forage South team. Look forward to some creative biscuit dishes in this three-course meal as well as beverage pairings from PourTaste. (Undisclosed private location) Make your reservations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Belmont Men’s Basketball vs. Ohio – Saturday, February 23, 9 p.m.
This Belmont basketball matchup is part of ESPN’s Bracketbusters series, a weekend of games featuring teams the network deems as potential bracket stars during March Madness. (2002 Belmont Boulevard). Tickets available online at belmontbruins.com
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Tift Merritt with David Wax Museum – Saturday, February 23, 9:30 p.m.
Singer/songwriter and North Carolina native Tift Merritt just released her fifth album, Traveling Alone, in October. Join her in Nashville this weekend and hear her critically acclaimed newest songs at 3rd & Lindsley. (818 3rd Avenue South) Tickets available online at 3rdandlindsley.com
9th Annual Corner Pub Chili Cook Off – Sunday, February 24, 3 p.m.
Was your chili a big hit at your Super Bowl party? Do you have a foolproof family recipe? Enter your best in the Corner Pub’s 9th Annual Chili Cook Off and see if it’s Grand Prize-worthy. If you’re not a chili chef, come sample all the entries (and enjoy some Old Forrester bourbon) for just $10. All the day’s proceeds will benefit Songs for Sound Cochlear Implant Awareness Program. (4109 Hillsboro Circle) More information on our Events Page — nashvillelifestyles.com
Burger Up Farm Supper – Sunday, February 24, 6:30 p.m.
Burger Up in 12th South is hosting a five course Sunday supper featuring local purveyors Hatcher Dairy Farm, Jolly Barnyard, and Olive & Sinclair. The $60 dinner is available wine pairings for each course for an additional $15. (2901 12th Avenue South) Tickets available online at burger-up.com
Oscar Night at the Belcourt – Sunday, February 24, 7 p.m.
The glitz and glam of Oscar night is best experienced on a big screen. Walk the Belcourt’s red carpet, enjoy the open bar and the cocktail buffet, and watch the most exciting night in American film at Nashville’s own film institution. (2102 Belcourt Avenue) Tickets available online at belcourt.org