Highlights and Happenings, May 19-28

May 19

Full-Moon Pickin Party
From 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., these laid-back, family-friendly fund- raisers feature Middle Tennessee’s finest bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. Musicians and music lovers alike are invited to enjoy this beloved Nashville tradition in one of its most beautiful settings: Warner Park Equestrian Center  – 2500 Old Hickory Boulevard, Nashville.
Individual Tickets in advance are $20 for adults, $7 for youth, children 6 & under are free Tickets at gate (cash/check only) are $25 for adults; $10 for youth; $5-10 to play in jam circles.

May 20

Wine and Food Festival
Corkdorks Wine, Spirits, Beer will present the 4th Annual Nashville Wine and Food Festival this year on Saturday, May 20. The Nashville Wine and Food Festival is an event that promotes Nashville’s nationally recognized local cuisine and music, paired perfectly with high-end wines from around the country and the world. The event will be held at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in the area located directly behind the Nashville. Tickets are now on sale. General admission tickets can be purchased for $85 and VIP tickets are $125. For more information on the 2017 Nashville Wine and Food Festival and to buy tickets, visit www.thenashvillewineandfoodfestival.com.

May 20

Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society
The  Middle TN Genealogical Society Writer’s Award will be presented by Rick Warwick, the newly appointed Williamson County Historian, who has a wealth of knowledge and experiences in local history and genealogy. The meeting starts at 1 p.m. at the Brentwood Public Library, located at 8109 Concord Road, Brentwood. There is no charge. Refreshments will be served. For more information visit www.mtgs.org.

May 21 & 28

Music City Series:
Dragon Music Sunday
Dragon Music Sundays is a free concert event held on Sundays in late May and early June. Nationally-known music artists with Hillsboro-West End roots play a free event in the Fannie Mae Dees Park. Openers are the locally renowned Metro Parks Music teen musicians, Centennial jamBands. On May 21, Elle Macho performs and David Olney will perform on May 28.  Showtime is 4 p.m. for the  Centennial jamBands. The headliners will perform at 5 p.m. in the  Fannie Mae Dees Park (AKA “Dragon Park”), located at 2400 Blakemore Ave. The event is free to attend and all ages are welcomed.