Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
1501 Demonbreun Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 255-9977
Fax: (615) 242-6127
If you're looking for a creative and fun way to spend an evening, Sips n Strokes offers the perfect opportunity to do just that. Spend a nice evening exploring your artistic abilities in a lively, casual environment. Take along your beverage of choice as you pick-up the basics of painting with an instructor. Group events can also be planned by Sips n Strokes, for a fun, engaging evening. A unique way to explore Art, Sips n Strokes Studios have several locations across cities, for reservations visit the website.
Christ Church Cathedral is located in the heart of downtown Nashville and is presided over by the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee. This beautiful and historic church dates back to the early 19th Century. Visitors are welcome throughout the week and after Sunday services to tour the church as a historical site. The church's broad spectrum of educational and prayer ministries meet the needs of members and guests of all ages. Through a program called Sacred Space for the City, Christ Church Cathedral offers the use of its facilities for spiritual, educational, artistic, civic, and outreach opportunities to the local Nashville community regardless of religious affiliation. -Lynn-nore Chittom
First Lutheran Nashville is located in the heart of Music City. In addition to a full range of Christian religious educational programs designed for children, youth, adults and seniors, First Lutheran also reaches out to the needs of the community surrounding the church facilities. By partnering with local ministries which focus on specific needs such as homelessness, hunger, incarceration and illness, the members of this Nashville church are able to better assist those with the greatest needs. During the summer, First Lutheran Nashville continues its education programs with a vacation bible school. Check the church's website for specific dates and events. -Lynn-nore Chittom
First Baptist Nashville is located in the heart of downtown Nashville directly beside Bridgestone Arena. Educational ministries serve the church community through age-appropriate curriculum specific for children, youth, college students, single adults, married adults, and senior adults. Bible studies, prayer groups and small groups take place throughout the week for men and women. In addition to regularly scheduled services, First Baptist also provides the downtown community with an Arts Service Group which includes an open studio for the visual arts as well as an arts festival. The church also provides recreational opportunities through the First Baptist Church Recreation Center. Details for the recreation center and service times are available on the church website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Cathedral of the Incarnation is the Catholic cathedral for the Diocese of Tennessee and presided over by the current Catholic bishop of the diocese. This historic building is over 100 years old and structured as a typical Roman basilica with various additions and changes added over the decades. Catholic educational formation classes are available on Sundays and throughout the week according to the church's calendar. The cathedral operates the Cathedral Day School as well as a variety of outreach ministries including partnerships for service to the homeless, pro-life missions, and counseling services. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Middle Tennessee's largest, non-profit medical center offers a full range of services, including specialized treatment of allergies, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The Women's Health Pavilion provides state-of-the-art services from child birth to cancer treatment. Baptist Hospital also takes care of the spiritual need of the patients, hence the Pastoral services on the campus.
If you want to find a big event in Nashville, this is the first place to look. Convenient location and size make Nashville Convention Center a prime venue for many of the city's major events and exhibits. This massive glass and limestone structure houses a 118,000 square feet exhibit hall, 11,000 square feet ballroom, 22 meeting rooms and offers full-service catering. It is also connected to the Renaissance Nashville (673-room luxury hotel) and across the street from the 20,000-seat Sommet Center.
The Islamic Center of Nashville provides education and support for Muslims in the Nashville community and those interested in learning more about Islam. Classes are offered on basic Islam, Salat, or Islamic prayer, and the Quran. Assistance is also available for marriage and funeral services for Muslims. The Islamic Center also operates the Nashville International Academy (NIA), formerly the Islamic School of Nashville. This full-time Islamic school started in 1995 and is continually expanding its services, facilities and student body. Weekend Islamic school is also available. -Lynn-nore Chittom
If you are getting married and want your get away car to be something more traditional and romantic, Second Avenue Carriage Service will suit you perfectly. You won't have to ride in a pumpkin, but instead a white, timeless Cinderella carriage. The carriage is by reservation only for weddings and other special events. Price is based on distance traveled.
The Alumni Lawn of the Vanderbilt University is used for a variety of purposes. The university itself organizes most of its events on the lawn, which is located between the University Student Center and the Fine Arts Center. The University festivals are very popular, especially the annual 'Rites of Spring Music Festival' that features live performances by local, national as well as a number of world renowned artists. The wide area of the lawn makes it a great venue for hosting parties, and private gatherings alike.
West End United Methodist Church is one of the oldest churches in downtown Nashville. The church offers weekly educational ministries, bible studies and prayer opportunities for members and guests of all ages. The church serves the Nashville community through the West End Day School and Play School, offering both a full-scale daycare as well as a mother's day out program. The church welcomes visitors for tours and worship services whenever the church is available. Information on service times and special events may be found on the church's website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Vanderbilt University Medical Center provides the region's only Level 1 trauma center, with emergency helicopter transport. It is also home to the most advanced neonatal intensive care unit in Middle Tennessee. Its Ingram Cancer Center, Women's Heart Institute, and Children's Hospital are premier centers for treatment and prevention of disease. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and School of Nursing rank among the best research and teaching institutions in the nation.