Local Living: 5 Things to do This Week in Nashville

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1. Salsa Night at Plaza Mariachi

Salsa Night

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WHAT: Every Thursday evening Plaza Mariachi hosts Salsa Night with free dance lessons. Lessons begin at 7:30pm and you can dance the night away until 1am!

Dress Code is enforced starting at 10:30pm
• No white t-shirts • No jersey, • No hats• No shorts • No flip flops

WHEN: Thursday, January 23, 7:30p – 12a

WHERE: Plaza Mariachi Music City, 3955 Nolensville, Pike, Nashville 37211

2. Trap N Games: Trap Game Night

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WHAT: The liveliest adult game night in Nashville. Come out and enjoy a night of FUN, FUN and more FUN!

What to Expect:
-Smiling faces, a live DJ, beautiful venue and local vendors
-Games include spades, board games and more!!!
-Bring your own food/snacks.
-Hookahs and paint stations (paint, canvases, brushes, aprons and easels) will be available for purchase.
-BYOB event.

Available Board Games:
-Trivial Pursuit, Uno, Cards Against Humanity, Scrabble, Monopoly, Black Card Revoked, Dominoes, Jenga, Connect 4, Twister, Playing Cards and more!! Purchase your tickets here before this event sells out!

WHEN: Friday, January 24, 10a – 2p

WHERE: Art Urban I Nashville, 709 Main Street, Nashville 37206

3. 31st Annual MLK Day Nashville 2020

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WHAT: Celebrate MLK Day in Nashville with a youth rally, march and convocation. The Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship and the Nashville Community invite you to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The MLK Day March and Convocation have been organized by the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship since 1989.

WHEN: Monday, January 20, 8:30a – 1p

WHERE: Youth rally and march starts at Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church (1108 Jefferson St Nashville 37208) followed by the convocation at Tennessee State University Gentry Center.

4. Nashville Fashion Week

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WHAT: Nashville Fashion Week 2020 will host a Kickoff Party on Wednesday, January 22 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at Graduate Nashville, 101 20th Avenue North, for the first of many big announcements to come over the next few months. Guests will enjoy one drink ticket courtesy of Tito’s Handmade Vodka with delicious light bites provided by our host in the Hippodrome Ballroom.

Nashville Fashion Week 2020 will take place March 31 – April 4 in collaboration with Oz Arts Nashville. The Kickoff Party will introduce runway designers and schedule plus some other exciting details about the 10th Anniversary plans including the “We Are Nashville Fashion” campaign. All proceeds from Nashville Fashion Week benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 22 from 6-8p

WHERE: Graduate Nashville, 101 20th ave N, Nashville 37203

5. YP Connect Nashville

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WHAT: This after-hours, community-building event has always been a huge success, and it’s back by popular demand! As the largest gathering of young professionals in Nashville, YP Nashville Connect will help you get plugged into Nashville’s expansive young professional community.

Display booths will be staffed by members of young professional organizations that have partnered with YP Nashville, so you can learn about the benefits and offerings of each organization. YP Nashville Connect is the best opportunity to find where you can make a difference!

Make sure to bring plenty of business cards for the contacts you will make at the event. Registration is required. Includes 2 drink tickets per person and hors d’oeuvres. LIMITED PARKING – Discounted Lyft Rides to YP Nashville Connect with code YPNASHCONNECT.

WHEN: Thursday, January 23, 5:30p – 7:30p

WHERE: Rocketown, 601 4th Ave S, Nashville 37210