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.

The Arc United States National Convention

  • Date: November 8-10, 2018
  • Location: Opryland Hotel, 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville
  • Website

Light up a Life Holiday Fundraising Social Event

  • Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Happy Hour Social with silent auction items, wine and hors d'oeuvres
  • Silent auction items of interest: Darth Vader Helmet signed by the original Star Wars Cast; Football Autographed by Peyton Manning and other Colts Legends; Southwest Airlines tickets; Nashville Predators Autographed Mini-Stick; Gift Baskets
  • Location: Raymond James Building, 1033 Demonbreun St, Nashville, 37203
  • Cost: $30
  • To purchase ticket, click HERE
  • To donate to Light up a Life, click HERE

Board Meeting

  • Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 am breakfast, 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville

Family Coalition Meeting - Nashville

  • Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • Time: 5:45 pm
  • Location: TBD, Nashville
  • All family members welcome
  • Free, light refreshments
  • RSVP to Carrie Hobbs Guiden

The Future of Disability: a Big Ideas event!

  • Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
  • Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: The Inn at Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville
  • Join us for the second annual, proactive, untraditional community seminar featuring a series of short, focused and passionate presentations!
  • Entertainment and networking opportunities
  • Buffet lunch and reception included
  • Emcee: Jeremy Norden-Paul, Director of Employment and Day Services, DIDD
  • $65 or members of The Arc/$85 for non-members (includes one year membership)
  • Respite/childcare $30 per person
  • Check back for registration link
  • Big Ideas

Board Meeting - Webinar Format

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am call to order
  • Location: Board members' computers from home

The Big Payback

  • Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • What: All day giving campaign by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
  • Details: Many incentives for non-profits to double and triple contributions as well as prizes
  • Donate online and choose The Arc Tennessee as your charity of choice
  • Check back for link to donate

Annual/Board Meeting

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville

Awards Banquet

  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Capitol Ballroom, Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville
  • Register through MegaConference website

Tennessee Disability MegaConference

  • Date: Thursday & Friday, May 23-24, 2019
  • Location: Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville
  • Website

Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge

  • What: FUNdraiser benefiting The Arc TN where teams of five compete to see who can pull an airplane the fastest
  • Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Saturday, September 28, 2019 rain date
  • Time: 9:00 am to noon
  • Concessions, kid activities, door prizes, music
  • Location: Hollingshead Aviation, Smyrna Rutherford County Airport, 300 Doug Warpoole Road, Smyrna, 37167
  • To sponsor or have a team, visit the website to sign up
  • Website