Things to do in Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County: Main Street
Events abound this week in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, such as June 19th celebrations, movies in the park — including family-favorite “Ghostbusters” at Barfield Crescent Park — and the ongoing Farmer’s Market.
And for the youngest, don’t forget “SpongeBob the Musical” at the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts.
Plan other events with the lineup below.
Main Street Saturday Market
Murfreesboro offers a weekly Farmer’s Market every Saturday around Courthouse Square, South Public Square. From 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., local artisans, beekeepers, farmers and others gather to sell handicrafts.
The musical SpongeBob SquarePants
This week, the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts, 110 West College Street, presents “The SpongeBob Musical” for three days. Tickets can be purchased for performances on June 11, 12 and 17, and times vary. Prices are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, students, military, and $14 for children.
“The SpongeBob Musical” is a musical adaptation of the Nickelodeon show “SpongeBob SquarePants”.
June:Check out events in Rutherford and Cannon counties in June
movie under the stars
Free for all ages, “Ghostbusters” premieres at Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Veterans Parkway, at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13. Concessions will be available, but it is advisable to bring personal blankets, lawn chairs, or other items. to sit on.
Open knit, crochet and quilting
On Tuesday, June 14, knitters, crocheters and quilters are invited to stop by the St. Clair Street Senior Center, 325 St. Clair Street. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., inspiration and motivation will be there in this group. No registration is required and supplies are not offered.
Story time and coloring in the village of Cannonsburgh
Take the kids coloring pictures and listening to stories under the shady trees of Cannonsburgh Village, 312 South Front Street, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. This event is free and on June 14.
Wild things at the Wilderness Station in Barfield Crescent Park
On June 15, Murfreesboro features stories, songs, crafts and a walk at Wilderness Station, 401 Volunteer Road. A different nature theme is chosen each week. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and costs $3 per child. Pre-registration is required by calling the Wilderness Station the day before at (615) 217-3017.
Boro Art Tour
The Boro Art Crawl returns to the courthouse plaza, South Public Square, on June 16, from 5-8 p.m. In collaboration with Main Street Murfreesboro’s Sip, Shop and Stroll, the art crawl takes place in and around the historic plaza. Local artists and vendors will set up shop with many items available for purchase.
Juneteenth: Author signing evening
To celebrate Juneteenth, local authors will gather at the Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center, 415 South Academy Street, to discuss their books. It’s free for all ages and it’s from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Also, to celebrate Juneteenth, the Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center, 415 South Academy Street, will be hosting a Free Resource Evening from 4-7 p.m.
A Summer Celebration for Families at Stones River National Battlefield
Tinkergarten invites everyone, especially children, to come to Stones River National Battleground, 3501 Old Nashville Highway, to celebrate the start of summer. Free for all, activities will include songs, dance, crafts and education. This event is on June 17, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.