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Nashville Zoo to hold Harvest Days September 27th and 28th

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Come welcome the arrival of fall at Nashville Zoo’s Harvest Days set for September 27th and 28th. The annual festival celebrating the tradition of harvest season features live music, activities, special animal presentations and more.

Harvest Days take place around the Zoo’s Croft Home. Blacksmiths, weavers, woodcarvers and other artisans will be demonstrating 19th century trades, while guests try their hand at old-time activities, such as cider making and butter churning.

Harvest Days Blacksmith. (Amiee Stubbs)
Harvest Days Blacksmith. (Amiee Stubbs)

The Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball will be throwing the ball around and talking about the history of America’s favorite pastime.

Tours of the historic home will be conducted by costumed interpreters, and garden tours and demonstrations will be led by the Davidson County Master Gardeners. Special animal presentations and live music are also scheduled throughout both days.

Harvest Days takes place Saturday, September 27th from 10:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday, September 28th from 1:00pm – 5:00pm. The event is free with Zoo admission or membership.

Harvest Days is presented by Publix Super Markets Charities and sponsored by Nashville Public Television and Golden Flake.

About the Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. Attracting more than 776,000 visitors annually, the Zoo is considered one of the top things to do in Nashville.

The Zoo is a non-profit organization located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The mission of Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.

For more information about Nashville Zoo, call 615.833.1534 or visit www.nashvillezoo.org


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