Tomorrow night's the night to load up the jalopy and head downtown for some fun for a good cause at the Nashville Farmers' Market, then some more fun for absolutely no cause at Paradise Ridge Trailer Park. The Farmers' Market continues their successful Night Market series from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 18. This one will benefit Hands On Nashville and celebrate the spirit of volunteerism that our city has demonstrated before and especially since May's catastrophic flooding.
You'll be able to sample the wares of many of the regular merchants of the market while you enjoy food from the Market House restaurants and sip on darned tasty wine from a box. Many merchants will be donating 10 percent of their sales to Hands On Nashville, and proceeds from wine and adult beverage sales will also be given to the cause. Join them for an evening of support for the farmers, artisans, restaurants and merchants who are still bouncing back from the flood's effects and recognize the volunteers who are helping them recover.
After topping off your karmic bucket with all that good will, it's time to head down to Lower Broad and join in the festivities celebrating Paradise Park Trailer Resort's fourth anniversary. It's their birthday, but they are throwing the party for you!
The decidedly low-brow event features $3 Jäger Bombs and shots all night in addition to some fun tongue-in-cheek competitions.
At 8 p.m. you can partake in the tater-tot eating contest to claim your title as Tot King. If you are more artistic in nature, there is a Spam-carving competition kicking off at 9 followed by Pabst Blue Ribbon can art contest at 10. If you survive all that fun and the Jäger bombs, they will be giving away a Jägermeister tap machine for your personal frat house at midnight.
On second thought, scrap that whole "load up the jalopy" idea. Yellow Cab Nashville's number is 256-0101. Write it on the back of your non-drinking hand before you head out.