NCAA Womens Final Four Free Family Activities

The teams are set, the players are ready, and now all that’s left to do is have fun with the NCAA Womens Final Four free family activities in Nashville this weekend!

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NCAA Womens Final Four Free Family Activities

SUPER SATURDAY

Saturday, April 5
8 a.m. – 4Kay Run Presented By Northwestern Mutual (6th Avenue & Demonbreum streets) $30 REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
(THIS IS THE ONLY EVENT THAT IS NOT FREE.)

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Tourney Town Presented by Capital One (Fun free family activities inside the Music City Center, including games, indoor ziplines and more!)

1 p.m. – Broadway Bounce Refreshed by Coca-Cola (Corner of 6th & Demonbreun/Music City Center) MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE

-Free T-shirt and basketball, games and entertainment
-For participants 18 and younger

4:30 p.m. – NCAA Battle of the Bands (Watch as collegiate marching bands from the four competing schools battle for supremacy at the Music City Center)

Sunday, April 6
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Tourney Town Presented by Capital One (Fun free family activities inside the Music City Center, including games, indoor ziplines and more!)

10 to 11:15 a.m. – NCAA Youth Clinic (Music City Center)

12 p.m. – AT&T Mascot Challenge (Music City Center)

1 p.m. – NCAA Pep Rally (Music City Center)

2 to 2:45 p.m. – WNBA star Lisa Leslie presented by Capital One (Music City Center)

4 p.m. – gates open (Bridgestone Arena)

5:30 p.m. – Semifinal Games begin (Bridgestone Arena) THIS IS A PAID, TICKETED EVENT

Monday, April 7
OFF

Tuesday, April 8

FREE CONCERT WITH STARS OF NBC’S ‘THE VOICE’
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Tourney Town Concert featuring Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery (Music City Center)

7:30 p.m. – National Championship Game (Bridgestone Arena)

*all times listed are CST

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 For more information, you can visit the NCAA site.

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Win NCAA Women’s Final Four Basketball tickets! Nashville 2014

Listen up, Nashville: This year’s NCAA Division I Women’s Final Four basketball tournament will be taking place right in our own backyard.

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And to help you get into the spirit, I am going to be giving away FOUR prime seats right in the middle of all the exciting action!

That’s right, I have four tickets at center court to the NCAA Women’s Finals tournament game on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. CT at the Bridgestone Arena.

Coupling Nashville’s thriving entertainment scene with the most important weekend for collegiate women’s basketball will prove to be a thrilling combination with TONS of family-friendly activities.

And you know there’s nothing I love more than family AND fun (ok, well perhaps family AND fun AND free, but I’ll tell you more about all the FREE family fun going on around the NCAA Women’s Final Four Weekend here in Nashville in a post next week…)

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That’s right, besides the games themselves, there will be plenty of extracurricular activities and FREE events, games and live music, all available for the whole family! For more information, you can visit the NCAA site or come back right here for more details soon.

But for now, hurry and enter – you don’t want to miss your chance to get in on this unique Nashville experience!

And check out the bonus entries you can get below when you subscribe to my YouTube channel or create a YouTube video of your own.

Win NCAA Women’s Final Four Basketball tickets:

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UPDATE: Congratulations to Angie S!

Please only enter if you are able to attend the game on April 8, 2014. Tickets will be left at will call at Bridgestone Arena for the winner.

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100 Free Mr Peabody & Sherman Movie Tickets

Yes, you read that title right: I’m giving away 100 Free Mr Peabody & Sherman Movie Tickets!

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The Nashville screening of #MrPeabody is on Saturday, March 1st at 11:00am at Regal Green Hills in 3D. The only thing you have to do to see Mr. Peabody & Sherman for FREE (a full week before anyone else) is to download this pass via the instructions below.

THIS IS A SPECIAL PROMOTION FOR SAMICONE.COM READERS ONLY!

Now pay attention: each individual may download up to 4 admit-one passes until they run out. That means 25 of you can download up to 4 tickets each. For all you math majors out there, you’ve already figured out these means the pass will cap at 100 downloads.

I hope you’ll show #MrPeabody lots of love on Twitter & Facebook for offering these free passes just for us!

And of course, regardless of whether you were one of the lucky ones to receive passes or not, make sure to see Mr Peabody & Sherman in theaters on March 7th, 2014.

Mr Peabody & Sherman Free Movie Ticket Details:

Click this link
Enter this special code: KIXNASFG
Then print pass & bring with you to day of screening.

Remember, this is for the NASHVILLE screening at the Regal Green Hills Cinema on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11am.

Please leave a comment below letting me know if you got your passes!

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Frist Free Admission MLK Day

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Get free admission to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville on Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, January 20, 2014.

Typically, you can get into the Frist for free on Mondays with can donations and kids 18 and under are always free.

If you’re looking for more Frist free admission opportunities, check out my Free Museum Weekend schedule.

But unlike most of the other opportunities above to get into the Frist for free, the Frist Free Admission MLK Day is for EVERYONE!

Full details:

Frist Center Offers Free Admission on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

WHAT: FREE Admission on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
WHEN: Monday, January 20, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Frist Center for the Visual Arts 919 Broadway, Nashville

Now is a great time to see American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell on view in the Upper-Level Galleries until February 9.

Also, they are currently offering half-price admission as we prepare to open Looking East: Western Artist and the Allure of Japan, Frank Lloyd Wright: Building the Imperial Hotel and Lain York: Selections from the National Gallery on January 31.

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A Fresh Beat Band Nashville Ticket Giveaway (Just for you!)

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They’re fresh. They’re young. They’re a band. They keep the beat…and they’re coming to Nashville!

You asked for it and here it is: a Fresh Beat Band Nashville ticket giveaway just for you, my favorite SamiCone.com readers.

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Can you feel the beat yet?

If you don’t know about this fantastic foursome, then you must live under a rock…or perhaps you just don’t have small children in your home icon wink A Fresh Beat Band Nashville Ticket Giveaway (Just for you!)

Whether you already know and love them or have yet to experience their fresh colors and funky fun sound, you’ll soon have the opportunity to hear the Fresh Beat Band at their finest: LIVE on stage right here in Nashville, TN at one of the finest places to hear music, the Grand Ole Opry.

To be completely honest, I’d go to the Grand Ole Opry to hear just about anything. But the truth is, it’s not everyday that I can go to the Grand Ole Opry with my children. Now, thanks to the Fresh Beat Band, we have the opportunity to experience one of Nashville’s most iconic musical venues together as a family to hear music that’s designed just for their generation.

Now don’t get me wrong, just because the Fresh Beat Band is one of the most popular kids’ groups out there today does not mean that every adult in the Opry won’t be tapping their feet too! (You just might see me dancing down the aisles or sneaking up front to take a photo, both of which are always encouraged here in Nashville icon wink A Fresh Beat Band Nashville Ticket Giveaway (Just for you!)

So what are you waiting for?

Oh yeah, you want to win tickets…

Here you go: I’m giving away a Family 4 Pack of tickets to see the Fresh Beat Band here in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry House on January 24, 2014. Just enter via Rafflecopter below for your chance to win:
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However, I will warn you: the Fresh Beat Band Nashville tickets are almost sold out! If you want to order tickets right away, you can buy tickets via TicketMaster here.

I’d also encourage you to visit the Fresh Beat Band website to discover a ton of music videos AND free printables (you know I love free!) They even have Fresh Beat Band costume tutorials so you can dress like your favorite FBB member when you go to the concert!

So don’t delay, enter before it’s too late. See you at the Opry!

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Disclosure: I was compensated & offered tickets in exchange for sharing this lovely giveaway with you. I can’t help it, I just LOVE sharing the opportunity to bring you a fun and FREE family experience!

 

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Free Pfunky Griddle Pancakes on January 9!

Yes, you read this right – get FREE Pfunky Griddle pancakes on January 9, 2014!

You don’t have to do anything special, just show up and eat (although I imagine there will be quite a mob to take advantage of this free pancake offer).

Pfunky Griddle is one of my Top 6 Nashville Food Finds under $6, but FREE is even better!

You can make your own pancakes on a griddle that sits in the middle of your table at Pfunky Griddle, so really it’s a meal AND an experience icon smile Free Pfunky Griddle Pancakes on January 9!

Yes, every table has a griddle in the center of it and you get to cook your own food. But not pididdly (yes, I said piddidly) food like when you fondue, but yummy, hearty food like pancakes, omlettes, potato cakes and French Toast!

I’m not much of a pancake fan, so I got the French Toast and Potato Cakes when I went for the first time and they were both delicious. Of course, for the sake of being fair, I did try a bite of my husband’s pancake and it was really good (especially with peanut butter and chocolate chips).

Ok, Now I’m just making myself hungry. Grab this Groupon and hurry over to the Pfunky Griddle!

Even if you’re gluten free, you can still get gluten free pancakes for just $1.

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Lipscomb Lighting of the Green 2013

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Lighting of the Green

One of our favorite free Nashville Christmas Events, Lipscomb Lighting of the Green 2013, is happening tomorrow!

The annual Lighting of the Green event over at Lipscomb University, will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, December 3, 2013 beginning at 4pm.

Once again, Amy Grant will be hosting a star studded concert and of course, Santa will be there to take pictures with the kids (also free). The festivities begin at 4 and the concert begins at 5:30pm.

While all of Amy’s special guests aren’t confirmed for the Lipscomb Lighting of the Green, it looks like we can expect to see Brenda Lee herself “Rock Around the Christmas Tree” again this year, along with Nicole C. Mullen (who will also be on the Family Life Marriage Cruise we’ll be sailing on in Feb 2014), Ben Rector, and I even caught wind that the Maisy sisters from ABC’s hit show “Nashville” will make an appearance too!

Pre-concert activities are located in the Bennett Campus Center and include free photos with Santa. Food is also available for purchase at the Bennett Center’s Chick-Fil-A, Papa John’s Pizza, Blue Coast Burrito, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Zebi’s and Starbucks. The event will also include Merry Marketplace, a collection of holiday vendors with a portion of the purchases benefiting scholarships to Lipscomb. The Marketplace will take place in the Allen Arena lobby and concourse beginning at 4 p.m.

I also think this would be the perfect time to let you all know that as of January 2014, I’ll be an adjunct professor in the Communication Studies department at Lipscomb University! I’m thrilled to be getting back into higher education and could not be prouder to be joining the Lipscomb family.

Find more details about the Lipscombe Lighting of the Green 2013, visit the Lipscomb University website.

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2013 Nashville Ballet Nutcracker Ticket Discount Code

 

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During the last week of November/beg of December only, there is a Nashville Ballet Nutcracker ticket discount code that amounts to the best ticket discount available right now – $12 off! Tickets to all performances of Nashville’s Nutcracker will be discounted during this ‘Cyber Week’ special.

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Last month, the Nashville Ballet also invited children ages 8-12 years old to audition for this year’s performance of Nashville’s Nutcracker. This is the only opportunity the general public will have to perform on stage with Nashville Ballet’s company and second company members this season.

Kariss tried out for the first time last year and made the cast as a Garden Fairy! There is a minimal cost to be a part of the cast (I believe it was $35) and the experience was one we’ll never forget.

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This year’s 2013 Nashville Ballet Nutcracker will run from December 7-22, 3013.

Along with 44 members of the professional dance company and second company, the production will also include almost 180 young dancers from School of Nashville Ballet and the community at large performing with The Nashville Symphony.

2013 Nashville Ballet Nutcracker Ticket Discount Code Details

What: 2013 Nashville Ballet Nutcracker ticket discount
When: now through December 2, 2013
What you’ll save: $12off per ticket
Discount Code: CYBERNUT

Tickets can be purchased at the TPAC Box Office (505 Deaderick Street), by phone at (615) 782-4040 or online at www.NashvilleBallet.com.

Watch my behind the scenes video coverage as the parent of a cast member in the Nashville Ballet Nutcracker!

 To find out the latest information on more fun family events with great discounts around Nashville,
be sure to follow me on Twitter & Facebook!

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2013 GMA Dove Awards: Social Media Reporter

I’ll be your personal social media reporter coming at you LIVE from the 2013 GMA Dove Awards tonight!

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That’s right, the 2013 Dove Awards are being held in Nashville at Lipscomb University this evening and I’ll be updating you on all the artists, performances and winners on behalf of 94FmTheFish on Facebook, as well as my own Twitter, Facebook & Instagram

Of course, I’ll be rooting extra hard for my friends Tiffany (aka Plumb)

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and Luke (aka For King & Country)

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The Cone family at Courtney & Luke’s wedding

Unfortunately, they’re both competing in the Song of the Year category, but we’ll be a little biased when it comes to cheering or them both!

So make sure you follow along, tweet at me, and let me know who you want me to chat with tonight!

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Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway: Nashville Princesses & Heroes

I’ve got a Disney on Ice ticket giveaway just for my Nashville friends!

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Of all the Disney on Ice shows we’ve seen over the past four years, I think I’m most excited about this one!

And you know I wouldn’t let Disney on Ice come to town without a giveaway for you – my favorite fellow Disney fans! After all, what’s better than getting a dose of Disney in our hometown?

If you live in Nashville, you can win a family 4 pack of tickets to the latest Disney on Ice spectacular coming to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena October 3-6, 2013.

The new show is called: Disney on Ice: Princesses and Heroes and I’m sure it will be magical. 

I’m proud to once again partner with Feld Entertainment to offer my readers 4 family four packs of tickets to giveaway.

You can enter via Rafflecopter below. You may also notice my new Twitter account @DailyDisneyTip to bring you a daily dose of the best Disney info and money saving tips!

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If you can’t possibly wait to see if you win, I’m working on getting a Disney on Ice discount code for you to use as well.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Brittany N., Nicole T., Hai D., & Joe B! 

Winners will receive a voucher for 4 tickets that must be redeemed at box office prior to show time. Please keep this in mind as you enter.

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