Thursday, May 22, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Absolute Chef Challenge
The Fleming Center Cathedral of the Incarnation, 2015 West End Ave.
Music City? More like Munchy City. Kitchen gurus from Sole Mio, Music City Tippler, Holland House, Eastland Cafe and nine other restaurants will go head-to-head in this cooking challenge, and the audience gets to choose the tastiest dish. The audience also gets to enjoy an open bar, complimentary moonshine tastings and “live virtual caricature drawings” from an artist in California. We’ll chown down to that.
Deal nearby: Atmalogy
Friday, May 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tim Caroll’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Happy Hour
The 5 Spot, 1006 Forrest Ave.
The 5 Spot opens its doors early every Friday night, with cheap drink specials courtesy of the bartenders and free rock & roll courtesy of local picker Tim Carroll (also known as Mr. Elizabeth Cook).
Deal nearby: Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes
Saturday, May 24, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
13th Annual Ton Up Vintage Bike Show
Drifters, 1008 Woodland St.
The folks at Drifters have been known to sling up some of the best ‘cue in East Nashville, but this Saturday, they’re focusing on a different kind of hog. This yearly motorcycle show will bring together some of the best bikes ‘n’ bands in town.
Deal nearby: Fond Object
Sunday, May 25, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Opening Day at Cumberland Park Sprayground
Cumberland Park, 592 South 1st St.
Looking to cool down or rinse off? All across Music City, Splash Pads and Spraygrounds are turning on their jets this weekend. The water will run daily until Labor Day, so get yer spray while the sprayin’s good.
Deal nearby: Rocket Fizz