AJax's area offers many activities to engage children and adults alike, providing a unique, historical, cultural, and memorable experience.

Country Music Hall of Fame - Musical Petting Zoo

This program is an opportunity for kids and adults alike to touch and play different instruments. 

Nashville Public Library – Puppet Truck

The Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck delivers literature-based puppet shows by performing artists from the library. Performances incorporate stories, songs, music, hand-puppets, and marionettes in a 45-minute interactive performance.



Puss in Boots – 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. - SUNDAY ONLY

Wishing Chair Productions is proud to present a brand new, jazz-infused, marionette version of the classic Brother’s Grimm story. A tiny kitty cat with a mighty wit guides an innocent boy to riches and happiness beyond his wildest dreams! With Nashville favorites, Chris Walters scoring and Connye Florance singing, you are in for a treat!

 Architecture Blocks

This program provides participants an opportunity to try their hand at creating a building representative of the Greek revival style so popular in the mid-1800s.

Face Painting

Face painting artists will provide an opportunity for participants to have a self-chosen picture painted on their face.  All Face Painting stations will give menu options of $5, payable directly to the face painter. 

Nashville Symphony Orchestra - Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday ONLY from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Fall wreath-making station

Nashville Authors Circle Story Tellers

Tellers at the top of the hour, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Frist Art Museum

Featuring “Hearts of Our People” on Sunday ONLY; arts and activities related to upcoming exhibition