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!

1Floriography – The Lost Language of Flowers

the language of flowers
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Saturday, March 23, 2024
1pm
115 Public Sq, Gallatin, TN

Did you know that back in the Victorian Era there was a whole unspoken language of flowers? In the Victorian Era, etiquette was the name of the game. Feelings and emotions had to be discreet. Since you could not just come out and say it, the Language of Flowers was how sentiment was expressed. Depending on the bloom, the color and even how you received the bouquet would make or break a relationship. Messages of love, friendship, or even disdain could be sent and then decoded upon arrival with your decoding book.

At this event, learn about the history of sending secret messages out in the open and the beauty and meaning behind your favorite blooms. You will get to choose between two messages and make our own bouquet! Classes are Saturday, March 23rd and Friday, March 29th both at 1 pm.

Learn more here.

2Mason Justice at Just Love Coffee

mason justice
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Saturday, March 23, 2024
1:30pm
Just Love Coffee
117 Saundersville Rd, Suite 101, Hendersonville

Mason Justice will be playing a 30-minute songwriter showcase this Saturday, March 23rd at 1:30.

Get there early, though! You WON’T want to miss Casey Stickley’s set at 1:00!!
NO COVER
FAMILY-FRIENDLY

3Easter Cookie Decorating

easter cookie decorating
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Sunday, March 24, 2024
3:30pm
Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center
1017 Antebellum Cir, Hendersonville

In this hands-on workshop, students 12 and up will explore the art of cookie design, mastering the decorating of adorable bunny, egg, and carrot cookies.

Each participant is entitled to 2 cookies for every design. Throughout the session, students will delve into the secrets of crafting royal icing and discover various frosting consistencies for achieving their desired decorative effects. All necessary materials, including cookies, colored royal icing, and icing bags, will be provided during class.

Each student will receive a set of the cookie cutters used in class and a copy of the recipes for both the cookies and royal icing to continue their delicious creations at home.
Join us for a sweet experience of creativity and confectionery mastery!

4Spring Hike at Tennessee State Parks

photo-Tennessee State Parks

 

Saturday, March 23, 2024
Taking place at a variety of Tennessee State Parks

Tennessee State Parks will host Spring Hikes on Saturday, March 23, the second of the parks’ Signature Hikes series throughout this year. The Spring Hikes are free and guided by park staff, who can highlight the natural, cultural, and historical features of the parks. A full schedule of the Spring Hikes at specific parks is available at this link. Hikes range from easy to moderate, difficult, or strenuous, depending upon the park.

5Irish Night with Music City TRAD at Temple Theatre

irish night with music city trad
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Saturday, March 23, 2024
7pm
Temple Theatre
103 N Russell St, Portland

Music City TRAD is a band made up of Nashville’s finest Irish Traditional Musicians and Dancers. A band consisting of Fiddle, Flute, Concertina, Bouzouki, and, new this year, Uilleann Pipes (Irish Bagpipes), Music City Trad brings some of the purest combinations of music and dance.

Purchase tickets here.