It appears that LaVergne is just HOPPING these days! The city showed The Lorax at Movies in the Park last weekend. Now the annual Fall craziness is nearly upon us! If you’re bored, LaVergne has you covered for things to do! Here we go…
Howl at the Moon 5K Run
Friday, August 31st at 8:00 p.m.
Under a full moon!
$25 entry fee, $30 day of race.
You don’t have to RUN, you can walk the 5K. All who enter get a nice tshirt and door prizes are given after.
LaVergne Night at The Nashville Sounds
Saturday, September 1 at 6:35 p.m.
If you buy your tickets HERE (username is “lavergne” and password is “band” – without the quotation marks), then $4 will go toward the LHS Band. The mayor will throw out the opening pitch. Please support this great cause!!
Miss LaVergne Pageant
Saturday, September 8th
Pageant times vary by category.
$25 entry fee for girls, $5 admission at the door
We have SO MANY beautiful girls – inside and out – in LaVergne, so come on and do your city proud!
Old Timers’ Festival
September 14, 15, 16
Oh boy this looks like fun! Here’s the schedule from the city’s web page:
Friday, September 14
7:00 p.m., Coca Cola Stage (on football field)
Concert by STRETTA
Saturday, September 15
6:00 – 10:00 a.m., La Vergne Rescue Unit, 141 Gambill Lane
Country Ham Breakfast
$8 Country ham, biscuits, grits, eggs, gravy, coffee, juice
The La Vergne Rescue Unit has been a vital part of the city since October 1970. They support citizens through their work extricating patients from motor vehicle accidents, ambulance stand-by for special events, search and rescue, hazardous material assistance, and so much more. Show your appreciation for this all-volunteer organization that has given so much to our community!
9:00 a.m., Parade line-up, Bicentennial Park at City Hall
10:00 a.m., Old Timers Festival Parade
Grand Marshal: Mr. Neal Martin
FESTIVAL OPENS AFTER PARADE featuring carnival rides, hand-made crafts, great food, and lots of entertainment.
11:00 a.m., Community Stage
Magician Bruce Amato
12:00 p.m., Community Stage
Kevin Kidd, family entertainer
1:00 p.m., Coca Cola Stage
Concert by The Springs
3:00 p.m., Community Stage
Mr. Rich the Science Guy
4:00 p.m., Community Stage
Bob Tarter, Animal Show
5:00 p.m., Community Stage
Jill Thatcher, Ventriloquist
6:00 p.m., Community Stage
Brothers Hocus Magic Show
7:00 p.m., Coca Cola Stage
Concert by Body and Soul Band
Sunday, September 16
12:00 p.m. (start time subject to change)
12:00 p.m., Community Stage
Gary Pailer, singer / songwriter
(This guy is AMAZING! He performed at one of the “Music in the Park” events and was a master musician!)
2:00 p.m., Community Stage
La Vergne Beautiful Baby Show
Trail of Treats
Saturday, October 7, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park
(Rumor has it that a zombie event is being planned for that evening!)
I’m certain the city will also have another Veterans Day ceremony, along with the Christmas parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. We’ll keep you posted!