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Special Activities & Events

OLLI Spring Day Trip April 28th

The OLLI spring day trip will be a guided Nashville tour with Davidson County Historian and History Professor, Carole Bucy. 

9:30 a.m.  Bus departs from West End Methodist Church, 2200 West End Avenue.  Carole Bucy will be our guide for the day to include a walking tour of the city cemetery.  Lunch will be at Casa Azafran along with a panel discussion on the Nolensville Road neighborhood. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking.

$50 per person, which includes lunch, tours, tips and snacks. Register online, space is limited to 50 people!

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Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt offers wonderful services and programs such as nutrition workshops, Tai Chi, and Yoga.  Please see their website for workshops, services and upcoming events!


Blair School of Music Vanderbilt University Concerts &  Class Opportunities

Upcoming concert series dates;

  • On Feb. 8, there will be a dedication of the new Dobson pipe organ in Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall. Construction and installation of the organ were made possible through a generous gift from Cal Turner Jr. and Laura Dugas.
  • On Feb. 26, violinist Carolyn Huebl and pianist Mark Wait present the world premiere of a new work commissioned from composer Michael Hersch.
  • On March 15, VORTEX percussion presents the Southestern U.S. premiere performance of the American Gamelan.
  • March 24-28, Blair hosts the biennial conference of the College Band Directors National Association, including the debut performance with Béla Fleck of a wind ensemble arrangement of The Imposter, the concerto Fleck composed for and performed with the Nashville Symphony.

Visit the Blair School of Music website for more information. Please see their Winter/Spring Adult course information for 2015 in the attached catalog. 


Sarratt Art Studios Vanderbilt University Class Opportunities

Sarratt Art Studios has hired new instructors, designed new classes and revamped its schedule for the fall 2014 semester. OLLI members have the opportunity to enroll at the Vanderbilt Alumni discounted rate for Sarratt Art Studio classes, like pottery, digital photography or jewelry making. Visit the Sarratt website for class offerings, costs and class information.  Please contact Sarratt for their registration details.

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Saturday University

The Spring 2015 lecture series dates are confirmed for
March 28th, April 18th and April 25th.

Rhyme and Reason: Conversations on the Craft of Writing, with highly acclaimed poets Mark Jarman and Jane Hirshfield

Register online and visit their website for additional program information

For more information, contact Martin Rapisarda, Associate Dean for Arts & Science, at 615.343.3140
or .