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OCTOBER 5-6

*Fall Fest at The Hermitage is a spectacular weekend of art, music and history featuring more than 50 local artisans from across the Southeast. The festival, which is free to the public, takes place at 5he Hermitage on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All proceeds from the festival benefit the Andrew Jackson Foundation.

OCTOBER 18

*The Hermitage Gala, hosted by the Andrew Jackson Foundation, will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Acclaimed journalist and historian Rick Atkinson will deliver this year’s keynote address. The gala is co-chaired by Kim Holbrook and Robin Puryear, who previously worked together on the Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville. Funds raised at the gala support education and public programming surrounding our nation’s seventh president and the Jacksonian Era, as well as Hermitage preservation and restoration projects. Tickets start at $350 for an individual guest and are now available online at thehermitage.com/gala.

OCTOBER 19

*The Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival returns for its 10th year to Two Rivers Mansion on Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon to 5 pm, benefiting local Donelson and Hermitage charities. The fun and lively event features more than 100 different beers and 90 selections of wine. Guests are sure to enjoy an afternoon of fun, tasting, local artisans, food vendors and live entertainment. Tickets are on sale now and include access to the event, samples of beer and wine, a commemorative tasting glass and an invite to the event’s official after party at Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill. Early bird tickets are available for $40 through Saturday, Sept. 28. Early bird tickets are available online at www.tnbeerfestival.com/tickets. Guests can purchase tickets prior to the event for $45 and onsite for $55. Designated driver tickets are offered for $15. Additional information can be found by visiting www.tnbeerfestival.com. Free parking at the event is available for all attendees.

SEPT. 29-OCT. 2

A tent revival will be Sept. 29 through Oct. 2 at Shiloh Baptist Church at 400 Donelson Pike in Nashville. For more information, contact Pastor Chuck Workman at chuck.workman@myshilohbaptist.org.

NOVEMBER 7-16

*Exchange Club of Donelson-Hermitage will host its 4th Annual Field of Honor on the grounds of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. 1,000 3'x5' American Flags will be displayed. There will be no charge to visit the Field of Honor display and all are invited to walk with us through the ordered rows of flags. Dedication ceremony Nov. 8 at 2 pm; Patriotic fireworks Nov. 9 at 7 pm; Closing ceremony Nov. 16 at 11 am.

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