This weekend sees the return of the Big Bleu Pickin ‘Party to downtown, but that’s just the start of what will be a series of very musical and outdoor fall events.
1. Blue’s Big Blue Pickin ‘Party 32
It has been described as “a sort of high end flea market, but with music”.
Bleu 32’s Big Bleu Pickin ‘Party returns to downtown Columbia this Saturday starting at 7 a.m. and will feature several artisans and vendors, as well as food trucks, vintage cars and live music throughout. of the day.
Vintage cars will be parked from 7 a.m., with the main Big Bleu events taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The music will start at 10 a.m.
It will all take place again in the parking lot just on the corner of East 7th Street and Woodland Street, commonly known as “Motor Alley”.
Live music programming includes the Martini Shakers, Laura Lane, Marco & The Legendry Jipsees and Sarina-Joi Crowe.
Food trucks will include Love Bus, Tolley’s Italian Ice and Smashville (ask for the chili “palm burger”).
Don’t forget to also stop by Bleu 32’s main store on West 7th Street and visit its new vintage “spin” clothing room on the third floor.
For more information, visit www.Bleu32.com.
2. Capacity walk at the CHS
Central High School welcomes people with disabilities into the workforce this Sunday with a special skills walk, an event that will also help start another Columbia small business.
Starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, participants and walkers will gather at the Maury County Park Rotary Shelter, ready to walk and raise awareness for those special people who not only deserve a chance at a real job, but do more for the community. than they get. Credit for.
The event is being hosted by two CHS students as part of their Collegiate Academy wrap-up project, and all proceeds will go to a seed fund for Thrift Love, a new local thrift store that aims to hire people with disabilities. .
The walk will begin shortly after 3 p.m., and there will be food trucks, local vendors, and information on how to donate to the cause.
3. Barns Awakening Concerts with Rory Feek
Singer / songwriter Rory Feek welcomes audiences to his farm this weekend as he kicks off a new series of concerts on Friday and Saturday.
The Homestead Hall Barn Revival concert series will feature a mix of songs and stories, with this week’s lineup featuring Feek Friday and the Brotherly Love Quartet, which filmed a recent album and TV special in the Hall. barn concert, Saturday.
Both shows take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Farm Concert Hall, located at 4544 Highway 431.
“Their new project just hit stores last month, so I’m pretty sure it’s their very first full show that they’ve ever done together, as a quartet… so it’s gonna be a special night,” he said. posted Feek on Facebook. “We hope you can come join us this weekend for one or both nights.”
Tickets for the show cost $ 50 before taxes and are available at www.homesteadhall.com.
4. “Home to the plate” at Polk Home
One of the funniest things about researching local history is finding out how people cooked and shared a hearty meal “back then.”
The James K. Polk Home & Museum is set to host its first “Hearth to Plate” event from 5-7pm this Saturday, featuring chef Paul Jensen of The Dotted Lime. The event will feature historically inspired dishes prepared using the Polk Home’s authentic period kitchen hearth, along with live music and drinks.
Local Bad Idea Brewing will also be offering a special beer created from a 19th century recipe.
Tickets cost $ 75 and will be limited due to social distancing and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. Hearth to Plate is presented by TriStar Bank, and all proceeds will go to the James K. Polk Memorial Association.
5. More live entertainment
Matt Marinchick will be performing at Puckett’s in downtown Columbia from 7:30 p.m. Friday. Call (931) 490-4550 to reserve.
The Bird & The Bear, a duo that mixes folk, bluegrass and Americana, returns to Bad Idea Brewing, located at 307 W. 11th St. in the Columbia Arts Building, starting at 7 p.m. Friday.
Laura Lane will be performing at Asgard Brewing Co. & Taproom, 104 E. 5th St., starting at 7 p.m. Friday. The Mostarda food truck will also be in Asgard from 4 p.m.
A Tale of Two will perform at Vanh Dy’s upstairs speakeasy lounge, located just off the plaza in downtown Columbia, starting at 7 p.m. Friday. Call (931) 398-6555 to make reservations.
Christian songwriter Jon Lowry of Unspoken will perform at The Overflowing Cup, 1028 Nashville Highway, starting at 7 p.m. Friday.
Shane Profitt will be performing at Puckett’s in downtown Columbia from 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Matt Nichols will be performing at Bad Idea Brewing starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Natasia Greycloud will perform at the underground bar upstairs in Vanh Dy from 6 p.m. Saturday.
Country fans can check out award-winning band Scotty Morton, who will be back at Rebel Bar and Grill, 307 Riverside Drive, starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Funky McFlys returns to Ember’s Tavern and Grille, located at 2513 Hospitality Drive, and will perform from 9 p.m. Saturday.
The Wentzel Brothers Band and November Blue will perform at Boondox, 3543 Highway 31, starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. November Blue will take the stage at 8 p.m., and the Wentzels will rock the house from 10 p.m.