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Sanders Family Christmas
Nov 14, 2018
Sanders family Christmas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPRINGHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS Join us for...
Nov 14, 2018
A Christmas Gathering
The Gathering At Milton Plans Holiday Open House  A Christmas Gathering, Nov. 24, 2018 at...
Nov 13, 2018
Candlelight Tour of Homes
  35th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF HOMES Presented by Oaklands Mansion SLATED...
Oct 31, 2018
STS Names the 2019 Southern Invitational Truck and Tractor Pull a Top Twenty Event
Southeast Tourism Society Selects Southern Invitational Truck and Tractor Pull as a ‘STS Top...
Oct 15, 2018
Record Number of Visitors in Rutherford County
Record 2.13 Million Visitors Welcomed in Rutherford County RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.—October...
Aug 28, 2018
Tourism Impact Numbers Top $351 Million
Tourist Spending in Rutherford County Tops $351 Million RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.—August 28,...
Aug 16, 2018
Ginna Foster Cannon named director of cultural and heritage tourism for Rutherford County
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ginna Foster Cannon named director of cultural and heritage tourism...
Aug 03, 2018
Lunar Cow selected as 2019 Visitors Guide Publisher
  In an effort to better serve the visitors of Rutherford County, Tennessee, the Convention...
Jul 11, 2018
Capt. Jeff Kuss Memorial Now Open
For Immediate Release: July 11, 2018               ...
Jul 11, 2018
27th Annual Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College
Shana Miller attends 27th Annual Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College® Three-year...
May 30, 2018
Southeast Tourism Society Invites Tennessee Tourism Industry to Washington, D.C.
Southeast Tourism Society Invites Tennessee Tourism Industry to Washington, D.C.   The 2018...
May 18, 2018
Flip-Flops & Pop-Tops Beach Bash
Flip-Flops & Pop-Tops Beach Bash Presented by: SupperClub at THE AVENUE Date: Thursday June 21...
May 15, 2018
Murfreeboro's own Chef Belew to compete in the Great American Slider Showdown
MADE SOUTH ANNOUNCES CHEF LINEUP FOR GREAT SLIDER SHOWDOWN, ALTON BROWN AMONG OFFICIAL JUDGES...
May 08, 2018
‘Rainforest Adventure’ awaits at the Discovery Center
MURFREESBORO, Tenn., May 7, 2018—Visitors to the Discovery Center will soon embark on an...
May 08, 2018
Ribbon Cutting for Native Tree Arboretum at Oaklands Mansion
You are invited to join Oaklands Mansion for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Native...
Mar 26, 2018
ESCAPE MURFREESBORO Amazing Race style ‘game’ this spring in Murfreesboro!
LOCKED ESCAPE GAMES TO PRODUCE ONE OF A KIND, CITY- WIDE EVENT ESCAPE MURFREESBORO Amazing Race...
Mar 13, 2018
Discovery Center wins award for Tennessee STEAM Festival
Discovery Center wins award for Tennessee STEAM Festival Museum wins bronze in ‘Best New...
Mar 08, 2018
Discovery Center seeking submissions for new exhibit
Calling all artists: Discovery Center seeking submissions for new exhibit Deadline for entry: March...
Feb 20, 2018
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED TO BOOST TOURISM
For immediate release: February 20, 2018 Media Contact: Shana Miller 615-278-2389 Smiller@...
Jan 09, 2018
Spring Fling event recognized for $3.5 million impact in Rutherford County
Rutherford County CVB and TSSAA Honored as a 2017 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism...
Oct 17, 2017
Evening on Main
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sept. 19, 2017 Kathleen Herzog, director (615) 895-1887 Kathleen@...
Oct 08, 2017
Dubfest 2017 set for October 8
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Daniel Edwards, (615) 347-7723 WolfsburgAlliance@gmail.com DUBFEST...
Sep 21, 2017
Middle Tennessee Farm Honors Nashville Predators with Epic Predators-themed Corn Maze
Lucky Ladd Farms 4374 Rocky Glade Road Eagleville, TN 37060 News Release Contact: Amy Ladd FOR...
Aug 24, 2017
Tourist Spending in Rutherford CountyTops $331 Million
Tourist Spending in Rutherford County Tops $331 Million   RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.—...
Aug 24, 2017
$19.3 Billion in Economic Impact for Tennessee Tourism Industry
Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner Kevin Triplett Announce $19.3 Billion in Economic Impact for...
Aug 15, 2017
Arts and Cultural Events are big business in Rutherford County
City, County, arts advocates announce impact of Arts and Culture Economic Impact of Rutherford...
Jan 13, 2017
Rutherford County to host Girls’ State Soccer Championships through 2018; Div. 1 Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Championships and Spring Fling through 2021
Rutherford County to host Girls’ State Soccer Championships through 2018; Div. 1 Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Championships and Spring Fling through 2021 The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) Board of Control has approved a two-year contract extension to keep the Girls’ State Soccer Championships in Rutherford County for 2017 and 2018. Additionally,...
May 30, 2016
USASA Soccer Fest to head to the mid-state area in 2017
Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA), along with the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), is pleased to announce the country's largest adult soccer event will be making its way to Richard Siegel Soccer Complex in Murfreesboro, July 12-16, 2017. Registration for the 2017 Soccer Fest will take place beginning in October, 2016. Soccer Fest, formerly known as Veterans Cup, offers...
May 20, 2016
Hallowed Ground: Lantern Tour of the Stones River National Cemetery Schedule Announced
Stories taken from the letters and diaries of men who fought and died in the Civil War will be...
May 16, 2016
TSSAA Spring Fling Returns to Rutherford County
TSSAA Spring Fling, an Olympic-style event featuring the state's top athletes, will take place...
May 13, 2016
July Jamboree: Summer Picnic set for July 22
OAKLANDS MANSION ANNOUNCES JULY JAMBOREE: A PICNIC ON THE GROUNDS OF OAKLANDS PARK Oaklands Mansion is excited to announce Saturday, July 22, as the date of its inaugural July Jamboree:Summer Picnic. The event features music by The Knott Brothers Band and spirits by Prichard's Distillery. The Summer Picnic Party will be held at 6:30 pm on the grounds of the Oaklands Mansion and Oaklands Park...
May 10, 2016
TN Arts & Murfreesboro to host Summer Arts Jam on June 8
TN Arts & Murfreesboro to host Summer Arts Jam on June 8 In partnership with the City of...
May 09, 2016
MTSU to Host C-USA Track and Field Championship
The Middle Tennessee track & field teams along with Blue Raider athletics are excited to host the 2016 Conference USA Track & Field Championships May 12-15 at the Dean A. Hayes Track & Soccer Stadium.   The four-day championship event brings 13 women’s teams and 10 men’s teams to Murfreesboro with UAB, Florida Atlantic and Marshall only having a women’s...
Apr 14, 2016
Southeast Tourism Society Selects Uncle Dave Macon Days as a ‘STS Top 20 Event’
The Southeast Tourism Society has named the 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival one of the...
Apr 04, 2016
Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives 2015 Constant Contact All Star Award
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been named a 2015 All Star Award winner...
Apr 01, 2016
JazzFest wraps up lineup for 20 year anniversary
Main Street Murfreesboro has scheduled its signature spring event, JazzFest for the weekend of Friday, May 6 - Saturday, May 7 on the Square in Murfreesboro, Tenn. This year, JazzFest will celebrate 20 years with a lineup that includes Terell Stafford, Annie Sellick, Roland Barber Salsa Band, Marcus Finnie, 129th Army Band, MTSU Jazz Faculty, MTSU Jazz Ensemble I, Ethos and many more. Music...
Mar 28, 2016
Discovery Center opens new Science of Music: Good Vibrations exhibit
Ready for some air guitar? Want to channel your inner diva or loosen up your vocal cords? Test out your rhythm on an array of percussion instruments? Discovery Center is setting the stage for visitors to learn how science brings music to life with its temporary hands-on exhibit, The Science of Music, open March 25. Among the many interactives, the exhibit gives families the chance to learn...
Mar 15, 2016
Oaklands Mansion to host author talk with Dr. June Hall McCash
Oaklands Mansion is excited to welcome celebrated author, Georgia Author of the Year award winner, and former Middle Tennessee State University professor, Dr. June Hall McCash on April 15, 2016, at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm as she speaks about her latest historical fiction The Boys of Shiloh.  A novel originally intended for younger readers, which holds a much more varied appeal to all audiences...
Jan 28, 2016
2016 Southern Equine Expo Returns to Murfreesboro
The 2016 Southern Equine Expo presented by Meridian Equine Educational Center returns to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Feb. 26-28, 2016 for the fourth consecutive year.  Dedicated to every horseman, the Southern Equine Expo provide a weekend full of clinics, competitions, educational presentations and shopping from over 60 vendors. Featuring clinicians: ...
Nov 19, 2015
One Million Room Nights Sold in Rutherford County Hotels
For the first time in the history of Rutherford County over 1 million hotel rooms have been sold within a running 12 month period (Novrmber 2014 - October 2015). This reflects an 8.7% increase over the last 12 months. Comparatively, Tennessee has experienced a 5.6% increase in demand over the same time period. "Area hotels have experienced record occupancies this year, and demand remains...