10 things to do during parents’ weekend
1. Pfunky Griddle
Bored with the Pancake Pantry? Make your own pancakes at the Pfunky Griddle. Try to get there early, because the weekends are the busiest. On Friday, it opens from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Saturday, it opens from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2. Loveless Cafe or Monell’s
Craving authentic, southern soul food? Loveless Cafe has the best biscuits, and Monell’s has the best fried chicken. You haven’t experience the real Nashville until you eat there!
Loveless Cafe- http://www.lovelesscafe.com
3. Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
Cheekwood is a beautiful garden, art museum and a must-go-to place. Some of the events that’s going on during Parent’s Weekend is the Jaume Plensa’s Human Landscape and the Cheekwood Harvest.
4. Gaylord Opryland Hotel
The coolest hotel in Nashville. You can shop, eat, AND ride a boat inside the hotel.
5. The Escape Game
You have one hour to decode secret missions, navigate through prison passageways and escape. Invite your friends and family to join you, and book a game.
6. Pinewood Social
Pinewood Social has everything. You can sip a cup of coffee, eat dinner, sing karaoke or go bowling with your friends. Make reservations soon.
7. Fox’s Donut Den
Nashville’s famous donut shop. Have you ever tried a maple bacon donut? Cronut? If not, you’re missing out.
8. Nashville’s Country Dancers
Grab your friends and family and take them contra dancing. Learn some new moves, and get into the southern vibe.
9. John Siegenthaler Pedestrian Bridge
Breathe in the beautiful Nashville skyline on the Pedestrian bridge. Night or day, the Pedestrian is available for biking, running or walking. Fun fact: the show “Nashville” has shot a couple scenes on this bridge.
10. Movie night at Belmont
Catch the movies “Inside Out” on Friday at 7 p.m., “Inside Out” on Saturday at 2 p.m. or “Jurassic Park” on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the new theater.
This article was written by Nina Kim