Thursday, February 6, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Nashville Scene Bacon & Bourbon Festival

Loveless Barn, 8400 Highway 100

We’re pigging out this weekend– that’s right, the Nashville Scene Bacon & Bourbon returns this Thursday with brews, bluegrass, bacon and bourbon for all. Just $55 gets a much-deserved ticket into hog heaven.

Deal nearby: Whitfield’s Restaurant & Bar

Friday, February 7, 8 p.m.
Wine, Women & Song

3rd & Linsley, 818 3rd Ave. S.

Three of our most beloved country music veterans will be taking the stage this Friday at 3rd & Linsley. What better way to pass a Friday evening than toasting drinks and tapping our feet to the twangy tunes of Gretchen Peters, Suzy Bogguss and Matraca Berg? There’s nowhere we’d rather be.

Deal nearby: Peg Leg Porker

Saturday, February 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Factory Tour: Olive & Sinclair

Olive & Sinclair, 1628 Fatherland St.

It’s the sweetest location in East Nashville – come check out Olive & Sinclair’s new digs on Fatherland, where some of the country’s best chocolate is whipped up using the old-school “bean-to-bar” method. Tours happen on the hour, every hour. Pro tip: Grab lunch first. (That is, unless you plan to eat your way through the gift shop. Hey, we’re not judging.)

Deal nearby: Fond Object

Sunday, February 9, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Nashville Chili Festival

Yazoo Brewery, 910 Division St.

Feel like spicing things up? Taste buds will be set aflame at the biggest pepper eating contest in Nashville. Whip up a pot of homemade chili and enter it into a citywide contest. For those who just plan to bring their appetites can pony up $25 for a ticket to this beers ‘n’ beans event – complete with chili tasting galore and four complimentary Yazoo brews.

Deal nearby: Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar