Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
Ricky struck his first chords on a mandolin over 50 years ago, and this 14-time Grammy Award winner continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music. With
Catch Me If You Can – January 22-27
Catch Me If You Can started with a true story, became a hit film, developed into a Broadway musical, and now it’s heading to Nashville. Catch the high-flying show at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall while you can: It’s here for this week only. (505 Deaderick Street). Tickets online at tpac.org
Blue Skies and Jelly Beans — through Saturday, January 26
Aaron and Michelle Grayum of The Gray Umbrella show their whimsical, colorful art at local coffeehouse CREMA to support the non-profit, Jacaranda. The artists will donate 50% of all art sales to this organization, which provides education and empowerment to women and children in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. (15 Hermitage Avenue). thegrayumbrella.com
Call of the Wild — through Saturday, January 26
This weekend is the last chance to see Call of the Wild, an exhibit of paintings and sculptures by local artist Herb Williams at The Rymer Gallery. In the exhibit, Williams explores spectrums of color through the eyes of the animal kingdom. (233 Fifth Avenue North). therymergallery.com
Wine, Women & Shoes – Saturday, January 26, 1-5 p.m.
Shop, bid, and sip to support the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee. This nationwide event has raised $12 million for women’s causes around the country by bringing women together for boutique browsing, silent auctioning, and wine tasting. (Grand Avenue, 186 North First Street). Tickets online at ywcanashville.com
Unleashed Dinner – Saturday, January 26, 6:30 p.m.
Hosted by Kellie Pickler and attended by many celebrity dog owners, this event for pet lovers includes a gourmet dinner with your dog and a canine fashion show. All of the dogs strutting this catwalk will be available for adoption through the Nashville Humane Association. (Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Avenue). Tickets online at nashvillehumane.org
Zoo Run Run – Saturday, January 26
This 5K route through the Nashville Zoo is sure to spice up any run or walk. Serious runners can have their 5K officially timed, while more casual attendees can enjoy the costume competition and family fun. Either way, your participation raises money for the Nashville Zoo. (3777 Nolensville Pike). Register online at nashvillezoo.org
Sycamore Nashville Winter Dinner – Sunday, January 27, 6 p.m.
Sycamore, the engineers of pop-up dinners in Nashville, will host their second series this weekend at Flyte to benefit Hands On Nashville’s Urban Farm. The dinner will feature four family-style courses including lamb from Philip’s Pharm and cocktails crafted by Jon and Lindsay Yeager of PourTaste. (718 Division Street). Tickets online at sycamorenashville.wordpress.com