Celebrate Arts in Parks
National Parks have inspired artists for more than a century. Join us throughout the month of October as we celebrate Arts in Parks with an array of special programs.
Saturday October 7, 2017 (1 PM) - Made In America presented by the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra's Brass Quintet
Saturday October 14, 2017 (11 AM, 1 & 2 PM) - Home Sweet Home Band Concerts
Sunday October 15, 2017 (2 PM) - Tennessee Valley Winds Concert
Arts In Parks Instagram Photo Contest
Help us celebrate Arts in the Parks and have a chance to win one of our new art posters by participating in our Instagram Photo Contest.
Starting on October 1, 2017, we will announce the weekly theme for entries every Sunday. The competition will open on Sundays and close on Wednesdays. The photo that gets the most likes by 5 PM every Saturday will be our winner.
Here’s how to enter:
1. Take an awesome picture in the park, or use one of your old favorites;
2. Post the picture on Instagram and tag us at @StonesRiverNPS;
3. Remember to include the hashtag #StonesRiverPics in the caption; and
4. Encourage your friends to follow us and like your photo.
So get those cameras and phones ready and share a photo for every one of our weekly themes.
Week One: History on the Landscape (October 1st – 4th, winner announced on 7th)
Week Two: Stones River's Wild Side (8th – 11th, winner announced on 14th)
Week Three: Never Forget (15th – 18th, winner announced on 21st)
Final Week: Anything Goes! (22nd – 25th, winner announced on 28th)
Student Art Contest
Stop by our visitor center and check out artwork created by local high school and college students. Students can submit a work based on one of three themes:
1. A Community Called Cemetery
2. A Battlefield Wildlife Refuge
3. What Did the Battle of Stones River Accomplish?
A committee of park employees and volunteers will choose a winner in each category at the end of the month. We expect the first works to be on display by mid-October.
If you are interested in entering the contest, contact Park Ranger John McKay at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Last updated: October 5, 2017