Events at Fort Negley Park
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Events

Recurring Events

Fossil Finders

This program is perfect for fossil enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels. Join a geologist volunteer the second Saturday of each month from 10 am to noon.

NCWRT

The Nashville Civil War Roundtable meets at the Fort Negley Visitors Center the third Monday of the month from 7 pm to 8 pm. Join them for scholarly presentations

Arts & Music at Wedgewood-Houston

Arts & Music at Wedgewood-Houston is South Nashville’s monthly art walk. Each first Saturday, beginning at 6pm join hundreds of others to visit over a dozen venues within walking distance

SUV

The Sons of Union Veterans meets at the Fort Negley Visitors Center the fourth Monday every other month from 7 pm to 8 pm. Programs are open to all.

Guided Tours

Join us the second Saturday of each month at 2pm to learn about the rich 155+ year history of the park from one of our staff! Click here to learn more. 

Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, July 31, 12-1 pm
Bring your lunch and enjoy a free presentation. We’ll have tables set up in the theater and water for sale in the gift shop.

“Thomas on the Offense”
Dan Hughes will present USA General George Thomas’ plans to annihilate CSA forces under General John B. Hood at the Battle of Nashville. Up until the December 1864 battle both Grant and Sherman had labeled Thomas a Defensive General.

Arts & Music Wedgewood/Houston

Saturday, August 4, 6:00 pm

This is just our little part of the Arts & Music Wedgewood/Houston art crawl so be sure to check the other galleries, studios, collectives, maker spaces, and pop-ups taking part. Named “best renegade art crawl” by The Nashville Scene, Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston is South Nashville’s monthly art walk. Each first Saturday beginning at 6 pm, join hundreds of art lovers as they visit over a dozen venues within walking distance. Since 2014, AMWH has been free and open to the public.

Fossil Finders

Saturday, August 11, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Interested in fossil hunting but don’t know where to start? Join Fossil Finders the second Saturday each month* to begin your fossil hunt or just to learn more. Geologists and other experts will be on hand to guide your search and answer questions.

Guided Walking Tours

Saturday, August 11, 2:00 pm
Join us the second Saturday of each month* at 2 pm to learn about the 90 year story of Fort Negley Park including the 155 year-old historic Fort Negley. Join us for the one mile guided walking tour led by a staff historian. Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.

Nashville Civil War Roundtable

Tuesday, August 21, 7:00 pm
“Major Webster Coleman, Union Quartermaster” presented by Dr. Nancy McEntee, author & historian