Maury Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend


Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 events in and near Maury County!

1Storybook Trail: Dinosaur Lady

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Friday, September 16, 1:00pm

1018 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia, TN
Maury County Park

Visit the Storybook Trail located along the Nature Trail in Maury County Park for a monthly, seasonal story to enjoy! Their September story is “Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist” by Linda Skeers. This beautifully illustrated picture book biography of Mary Anning will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of female scientists. Their Storybook Trail features storybooks presented on child-height panels, along a short accessible trail to promote adult-child interaction around books and nature in a healthy, outdoor activity. Books are rotated monthly, so there is always a new, seasonal story to enjoy.

For more information and to stay up to date, click here.

2Yoga in the Garden

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Saturday, September 17, 8:00am-9:00am

305 W. 7th St, Columbia, TN
Polk Home Gardens

The Polk Home is partnering with the Movement Lab to offer a unique weekly yoga class this fall. Join them on Saturday mornings at 8:00am in the Polk Home’s boxwood garden! Spaces are limited and can be reserved in advance through Eventbrite. Participants should bring their own yoga mat and arrive a few minutes early to set up. In case of inclement weather, class will be canceled and tickets refunded.

For more information and to make your reservation, click here.

3Beach Volleyball Fundraiser


Saturday – Sunday, September 17-18, 9 am – 4 pm

5191 Joe Peay Road, Spring Hill
Hyden Beach

Hyden Beach is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Volleyball Tournament in support of Operation Gratitude. They encourage seasoned players, recreational players, families, juniors, adults, everyone to come on out and support this great cause. No need to have experience in sand volleyball, sign up for Quads BB level and have fun!!

Saturday, Sept. 17th – Men’s, Women’s and COED Quads divisions for all levels are available. Check in will begin at 8:15am and we will start play at 9:00am.
Sunday, Sept. 18th – Men’s, Women’s and COED Doubles, Levels AA/A (advanced/intermediate), A/BB (intermediate/recreational) will be available. Check in will begin at 8:45am and games will begin at 9:30am.
Find more information here. 

4Jailbreak Triathlon

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Saturday, September 17, 6:30am

1419 Santa Fe Pk, Columbia, TN
Chickasaw Trace Park

The Columbia Cycling Club has hosted the Jailbreak Off-road Triathlon since 2002. This race is held in late September and features canoeing, mountain biking, and trail running with a partner. The race starts at the canoe put-in on the Duck River below the Maury County Jail (thus the name) and continues through Chickasaw Trace County Park for the biking and running portions.

For more information and to register, click here.

5Sunday Brunch

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Sunday, September 18, 10:00am-2:00pm

812 S High St, Columbia, TN
The Mulehouse

You know them for their live music shows and comedian guest appearances! Now they will also be known for offering up a special Sunday brunch! Tickets on sale now for “Sunday Brunch in the Courtyard.” Slothful Waffle will be providing delicious food by order from their truck. A Bloody Mary bar will be there for those who enjoy the savory brunch drink and a champagne bar with many juices for you to mix for those who don’t! There will also be live music of course. Soulful gospel music from Marcel Fleming will be the entertainment.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.


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