Events

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 3, 2019

We will be celebrating the 200th wedding anniversary of Richard and Elizabeth (Cotton) Hobdy at the Bridal House.

We will have the following 19th century trades people selling and/or demonstrating:
Blacksmithing
Leatherwork
Wood work
Spinning
Hat making

Vendors:

Silhouette Artist, Brandi Still Art
Historical Cosmetics, Read Apothecary
Honey, jams and jellies–T&L Honey

Music:

Debbie and Mark Lewis

Food:

Delaney’s Street Eats
Snowcones and Cotton Candy
We will also have plein air painters on site painting our beautiful house and landscape.

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Past Events

May 4, 2019

Brian Allison, history consultant and author, joined us to discuss his new book, Notorious Nashville. This book includes stories of notorious criminals like John Dillinger, Jesse James and other colorful characters who strode across the national stage as well as some of the long-forgotten lives of some of the city’s most desperate citizens. There were even some Sumner County tales also.

Bridal House Open House, April 6, 2019

Thanks to Debbie Lewis who played the fiddle and to Pamela Lambert who exhibited her Fraktur artwork, for making our opening day so special. Also thanks to our docents who were dressed in clothing of the periods represented by our house (1810-1860) and to other volunteers who greeted and served refreshments to our guests.

Debbie Lewis playing violin

Debbie Lewis playing violin
Docents in costume

    Docents in costume

Fraktur artwork1

Fraktur Art

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