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Photos and story by Karly Cordell / Contributing Writer The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival had another successful turnout, hosting thousands of concert-goers and festival attendees from near and far in Manchester, Tennessee, this past weekend. Located on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, thousands flock to the small Tennessee town to camp on the …

Story by Zamaria Thompson / Contributing Writer Nashville’s VegFest, a nonprofit event that promotes a plant-based, healthy lifestyle, returns Saturday at The Fairgrounds Nashville. The family-friendly festival will be filled with food samples, cooking demonstrations, giveaways and more from some of Nashville’s best plant-based restaurants. How did a vegan festival make its way to Music City? …

Photo courtesy of Sidelines Archive Photos and story by Gerardo Palacios / Contributing Writer Downtown Franklin hosted PumpkinFest Saturday for its 34th year as Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival. And with the celebration came many treats, some of which took the form of Halloween candy.   It was a chilly day for an outdoor …

Photos by Tayhlor Stephenson / MTSU Sidelines Bell Buckle, Tennessee, is known for its small-town, historic vibe, making it the perfect setting for some of the state’s most popular festivals, including the RC-Moon Pie Festival and the Bell Buckle Craft Fair, which hosted thousands of festival-goers this weekend. At the Bell Buckle Craft Fair, it’s all …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Nashville’s unique and eccentric late-summer Tomato Art Fest took over the Five Points neighborhood in East Nashville for the 14th consecutive year Friday and Saturday. With an estimated count of more than 60,000 attendants, the one-of-a-kind festival hosted plenty of tomato-related festivities.  The two days of fun …

As the sun breaks through the gray clouds, groggy festival goers slowly begin emerging from their tents, coaxed awake by the noon-time aroma of smoke and greasy pizza. Among the growing throng are MTSU students clad in yellow “VOLUNTEER” shirts, the sleeves removed to accommodate for the temperature. The weekend of August 29th, MTSU’s professional Mass Communications …