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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 


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Best Christmas Activities in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, TN - - Probably the most well known festive family fun in Nashville is A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland. Walk around the hotel and checking out the miles of lights or buy a ticket and experience "Ice".  2 million pounds of it, carved to this years theme of Frosty The Snowman. CLICK HERE for information

Over at the Opry, experience the legendary Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring The Rockettes. CLICK HERE for information

Another tradition is The Nutcracker. The Nashville Ballet has shows at TPAC through December 22nd. CLICK HERE for information

This weekend only, Franklin has its annual Dickens of a Christmas Festival. You will find plenty of music, shopping and eating at this 29 year tradition. CLICK HERE for information.

While in Franklin head to Lipton Court. Since 2008 this home has been running an animated Christmas display with thousands of lights choreographed to music and broadcast to a local fm channel. Don't forget to make a donation, proceeds go to happy tales. CLICK HERE for more information.

While in Franklin,  head over to The Lights On Old Charlotte.For eight years these Franklin homeowners have wowed thousands with their computerized christmas display. They also take donations. Last year they raised more than $3000,00 Graceworks Ministries. This year they expanded, with another location on Sparrow Street in Spring Hill. CLICK HERE for information.

The most well known light display in the mid state is Chad's Winter Wonderland in Lebanon. Visitors can ooh and awe as they drive through light tunnels with more than 2 million lights spread out over eight acres!
Dancing snow men, live animals and even Santa  make an appearance at this elaborate display! CLICK HERE for information.

Fox 17 is a proud sponsor of the Dancing Lights of Christmas at Jellystone Park.  The annual tradition features a light show & Santa Clause village, with rides, zipline, crafts and shopping! Pay at the gate or camp and see the lights for free!  CLICK HERE for information.