Presented without orchestra In 1996, the 23-year-old Maxwell took the music world by storm with his debut, Urban Hang Suite. He went on to become an R&B superstar
Radio City Rockettes — Friday-Sunday, November 16-18
The high-kicking dancers are back and this year, they've brought a 3D movie experience featuring Santa Claus and his reindeer. This event is good for the whole family. Tickets are $25-$99. Friday: 8 p.m. Saturday: 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. and Sunday: 3:30 p.m. (Grand Ole Opry House, 2800 Gaylord Drive). gaylordhotels.com
Chair-ish The Night with Vince Gill & Friends
— Friday, November 16, 6 - 10 p.m.
Chair-ish The Kids is collaborating with Vince Gill for a night of fine art and music to benefit Students Taking A Right Stand (STARS). Tickets are $175 . (The Conservatory of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Avenue South). starsnashville.org
"Peace, Love and Hockey" Fundraiser (benefiting the Nashville Jr. Predators U12 Elite Team)— Friday, November 16, 6 p.m.
This Friday, Nashville's Two Old Hippies will close for a special fundraiser benefiting the Nashville Jr. Predators U12 Elite Team. The private affair will feature dinner, drinks, and great performances by Keb' Mo', Rebecca Lynn Howard, and The Alternators (with Gene Miller, Jenny Gill, and Kim Keyes). Nashville Predator head coach, Barry Trotz is scheduled to make an appearance, as well. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at the store or online (Two Old Hippies, 401 12th Avenue South). jrpreds-auction.com
Viva La Diva Run
— Saturday, November 17, 8 a.m.
Hosted by Titans Defensive Tackle, Sen'Derrick Marks, Viva La Diva is a charity run for all level runners and walkers. Organized by the YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee and Fifty Forward. The registration fee is $20. ( Nissan Headquarters, 1 Nissan Way, Franklin) vivaladivarun.org
"The Proof of Your Love" Tour
— Sunday, November 18, 7 p.m.
Featuring breaking new artists in Contemporary Christian music, including King & Country, Jason Castro, and Dara Maclean. Tickets are $10 , purchase online. ( Liberty Hall at The Factory, 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin). Get tickets!
2nd Annual Mayor’s Challenge 5K and Kids’ Fun Run — Sunday, November 18, activities start at noon, race begins at 2 p.m.
Starting at the Public Square Park Downtown, this challenging fun run, hosted by Mayor Karl Dean, covers a lot of hilly ground but brings groups from across the city together. Registration is free. mayorschallenge5k.nashville.gov