Events and Workshops Calendar
for Chapters of The Arc
in Tennessee

( Events are Central Time unless otherwise noted)

If you would like to express interest in having a particular workshop in your community, download and complete the Workshop Interest form HERE.

Light up a Life Holiday Giving Campaign

  • What: Holiday Giving Campaign
  • When: The entire month of December
  • Make someone shine by giving a gift to The Arc TN
  • Can't come up with a gift for someone who has everything? Give a meaningful gift to The Arc TN in honor of them and they will receive acknowledgment
  • To donate click HERE

Light up a Life Upscale Social

  • Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 - 9:30 pm
  • Location: The Gulch Crossing Building, 1033 Demonbreun Street, 3rd Floor, Nashville
  • Details: Set amidst the scenic, urban majesty of The Gulch, the Light up a Life label heralds an unforgettable winter evening of upscale indulgence: food and fine wines, socially elite elbow-rubbing – all culminating in Tennessee’s first annual “Santa Fe in Nashville” Fine Art Silent Auction featuring select works by Native American Smithsonian Museum Collection artists, entertainment packages and getaways, authentic Native American jewelry and seasonal small crafts, and more!
  • Admission tickets $75 in advance, $100 at the door
  • To purchase tickets click HERE

Family Coalition Meeting - Nashville

  • Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
  • Time: 5:45-7:15pm
  • Location: Vanderbilt University Campus, Hobbs Building 105 (Parking on Magnolia Circle), Nashville
  • Agenda
  • RSVP

SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendar!

  • What: Kick-off Disability Day on the Hill Community Reception or Gubernatorial Forum
  • Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
  • Time: TBA
  • Location: TBA, Nashville
  • Details forthcoming

Disability Day on the Hill - Lets Get Together

  • What: Day to meet with your state legislators
  • Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Ave North, Nashville
  • Tn General Assembly Directory & Cordell Hull Building Map
  • Details: Call and make appointments with your state senator and representative; all family members welcome
  • Disability agency exhibits with tip sheets, maps, etc.
  • #LetsGetTogether #DDH2018

The Future of Disability: a Big Ideas event!

  • What: One day of very short, personal, passionate, simple and concise presentations that take a visionary, inspiring and challenging look at what lays ahead
  • Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville
  • Details: Buffet lunch included! Reception with appetizers & open cash bar immediately following! Jeremy Norden-Paul from the TN Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities will emcee; entertainment will be woven in with presentations and networking opportunities
  • Cost: $65 for members of The Arc; $85 for non-members (includes one-year membership)
  • Respite/Childcare Cost: $20 per person/child
  • Flyer
  • Day's Agenda and Bios
  • Registration required by 1/16/18 -

Board Meeting - webinar format

  • Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Location: Board members' own computers and phones

Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge

  • What: FUNdraising event
  • Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Hollingshead Aviation, Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport, 300 Doug Warpoole Road, Smyrna
  • Details: Teams will compete to pull a plane the fastest; prizes awarded for fastest pull, most enthusiastic team, and team and individual who raise the most money
  • Free admission for spectators, concessions, kid activities, exhibits, door prizes, music
  • For more information and to register your team up go here:

Annual/Board Meeting

  • Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive

Awards Banquet

  • Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive
  • Cost: $50 (register through the TN Disability MegaConference site)

Tennessee Disability MegaConference