Sumner Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 events in and near Sumner County!

1Hendersonville Handmade Artisan Market

hendersonville handmade market

 

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10am – 3pm
101 Maple Drive, Hendersonville

Check out the Hendersonville Handmade Market this weekend.

There will be 96 artisan vendors, boutiques and food trucks all ready to help you welcome Spring.

Bring a friend and find wonderful Easter items, bath and body, home decor products, boutique clothing, jewelry, edible treats and so much more!

Learn more here.

2Exhibit: Culture, Color & Children – Michael McBride

michael mcbride exhibit

On view through March 24, 2024
Monthaven Art & Cultural Center
1017 Antebellum Cir, Hendersonville

The MACC celebrates Black History with the illustrations of the noted Tennessee artist Michael J. McBride. His exhibition features more than 60 of his illustrations for children’s books. Works in this collection celebrate the Gullah-Geechee language and culture of the Carolinas, and they also pay tribute to the great African-American artist Helen LaFrance. McBride is a master of figurative art. His virtuosity in painting people comes through in his sensitive renderings of a child and his grandmother.

3Hendersonville Performing Arts Center Presents ‘Oliver!’

Showtimes:
Thursday, February 29, 7:30pm
Friday, March 1, 7:30pm
Saturday, March 2, 2pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, March 3, 2pm
260 W. Main St, Hendersonville

Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love.

This theatrical masterpiece has captivated both actors and audiences alike. HPAC is delighted to showcase this classic, stirring Charles Dickens tale. The musical boasts unforgettable Broadway tunes such as “Food, Glorious Food,” “Where Is Love?” “Consider Yourself” and others. It brings to life iconic characters like the Artful Dodger, Fagin, Bill Sykes, and Oliver.

The show is rated “PG” by the publisher, MTI. Parents should be aware that this show contains dark themes including child abuse, child trafficking, underage drinking, prostitution, and includes onstage domestic violence.

Purchase tickets here.

4Stained Glass Workshop

stained glass workshop

 

Sunday, March 3
4pm – 6pm
Painting With a Twist
206 Indian Lake Blvd #9, Hendersonville

Check out this Stained-Glass afternoon learning the Tiffany Style method. You’ll get the option to create a beautiful Stained Glass Butterfly or a Cross! There will be variations on each and perhaps a couple of other choices, all while teaching you how to copper foil, solder, wire work and use a patina for the finish.

Painting With a Twist is a BYOB studio. Feel free to bring anything you would like to eat or drink.

Learn more here.

5Craig Wayne Boyd With Special Guest Raihanna Estrada at Temple Theatre

craig wayne boyd photo from temple theatre
photo from Temple Theatre

 

Saturday, March 2
7pm
Temple Theatre
109 N. Russell St, Portland

Craig Wayne Boyd is an American country music sensation and the winner of the popular TV singing competition, “The Voice.” Hailing from the great state of Texas, Craig’s musical journey began at a young age, shaped by the rich traditions of country and gospel music. With his soulful voice and undeniable talent, he captured the hearts of viewers and coaches alike during the seventh season of “The Voice.”

Craig’s remarkable journey on the show was marked by his powerful performances and authentic storytelling through music. His charismatic stage presence and emotional depth endeared him to a vast fan base across the nation. Craig’s memorable rendition of classics like “The Old Rugged Cross” and “My Baby’s Got a Smile on Her Face” showcased his versatility as an artist.

Following his victory on “The Voice,” Craig Wayne Boyd continued to make his mark on the country music scene. He released chart-topping singles and albums that resonated with fans, earning him critical acclaim and industry recognition. His music effortlessly blends traditional country roots with a contemporary edge, making him a standout artist in the genre.

Craig Wayne Boyd’s story is one of talent, perseverance, and the pursuit of musical excellence. As a winner of “The Voice,” he continues to shine as a prominent figure in the world of country music, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of fans and the history of the genre.

Raihanna Estrada is a country artist living in Lebanon, Tennessee. Raihanna has a unique voice that is vulnerable, powerful and undeniably country. With catchy, feel good melodies, acoustic guitar driven instrumentation, and heartfelt crafted stories in her songs, Estrada continues to be a rising country artist to watch from Nashville and abroad. February 2023 during Tennessee Songwriters Week, her song “Photographs” made her a first place winner right here at the Temple Theatre and took her to the semi-final round. She has played at venues such as The Listening Room at “Song Suffragettes,” Musicians Corner, and “Rock the Block” in downtown Lebanon. She has played overseas at Buckle & Boots Country Festival in England, in August 2023 she performed in Norway at Trandel Country Festival, and in Spain at Salardu Country Rock Festival. She loves to tell stories through music and through visuals like her music video “Cinderella” that premiered on CMT.

Purchase tickets here.