Bellevue Community Picnic2018-05-20T13:51:37+00:00

Thank you to all of our sponsors and everyone who came out to this year’s picnic. We had so much fun with all of you. We will see you next year!

PICNIC SPONSORS

Kidz Zone Sponsor

Ride Ticket Sponsor

Radio Sponsor

VIP Area Sponsor

Print Sponsor

Photo Booth Sponsor

Food Vendor Sponsor

FUNtastic Kids’ Tent

PARKING SPOT SPONSORS

Firestone Auto – Community Bank and Trust – Williamz Constructors – Pencil – Express Employment Professionals – Tudor Doctor – Stonetree Mulch Gravel

BRAND SPONSORS

Sponsorships now available. Please call Amy Napoli at 615-662-2737 for more info.

TIME EVENT
12:00 Rachel Rodriguez, Bilingual Storyteller
1:00 Anthony – The Balloon Kid
2:00 Mr. Bond the Science Guy
3:00 Bruce Amato – Magician – Sponsored by Granite Retirement & Tax
4:00 Country Music Hall of Fame Petting Zoo
5:00 The Funny Dummy – Ventriloquist
6:00 TN State Birds of Prey sponsored by Montgomery Bell State Park

Rachel Rodriguez – Bilingual Storyteller

Rachel Rodriguez grew up in Michigan, belting out traditional Mariachi and Country music, in her father’s band. He was her biggest influence, and always encouraged her to embrace and infuse all that she is into her music and songwriting. She honed her skills singing in honky tonks, at family events, fiestas and festivals. After years of singing along side her father, Rachel decided it was time to branch out to find her own voice, which brought her to Nashville, TN.

Anthony – The Balloon Kid

Be amazed by International Award Winning Balloon Artist and Entertainer, Anthony the Balloon Kid, and his unbelievable creations, most commonly referred to as “balloons of pure awesomeness!”

Have a fun-derful time and laugh until your side hurts while you watch the silly antics of anthony the balloon kid and you will discover at any age, it is fun-tastic to be a “kid” at heart!!

Mr. Bond – The Science Guys

Mr. Bond’s Science Guys have devoted over 20 years to inspiring kids to love science via their inspirational hands-on demonstrations that Make Science Fun, Cool and Easy! The Science Guys’ uncanny crowd control makes them a favorite at special events including birthday parties, in-school field trips, assemblies, fairs & festivals, and library shows. Kids across Tennessee and the South have been inspired by their fun and educational camps, after school clubs, Scout programs and more. Anywhere there are children hungry for fun and learning, The Science Guys will be there to help!

Bruce Amato – Magician

Award Winning Childrens’ Entertainer and Magician

CMHOF – Petting Zoo

Bang a drum, strum an autoharp, and pick a banjo! Our Musical Petting Zoo offers budding musicians a chance to try new and familiar instruments.

Ken Karter – The Funny Dummy

The Funny Dummy Show with Comedy Ventriloquist Ken Karter. It’s Showtime and my cast of Zany characters will bring everyone together with smiles and laughter and audience participation! We have a Family Show for Fairs, Festivals, Libraries and Churches.

TN State Birds of Prey sponsored by – Montgomery Bell State Park

Educational presentation with Tennessee Birds of Prey

TIME EVENT
10:00 Ribbon Cutting – Sponsorship Acknowledgements
10:10 NCS Highschool Choir – NCS Middle School
10:45 Randy Moore & The Fabulous Suedes
11:45 Bellevue Dance Center
1:00 TSU Commercial Music Ensemble
2:00 Dance in Bloom – Dance School
3:00 Bellevue Community Choir
3:45 Hannah Taylor
4:45 Steve Dickerson – No Good Deed
6:00 Jessica Miller
7:00 Hillwood Highschool Drumline
7:15 Thank You’s & Recognition
7:30 Eagle Maniacs
9:00 Fireworks

Randy Moore & The Fabulous Suedes

Randy Moore & The Fabulous Suedes are a national attraction that have opened for Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Hank Jr., and Amy Grant to name just a few. Playing concerts, casinos, festivals & fairs the Suedes are quite comfortable delivering maximum energy and command on any stage. Audience appeal and a rangy song list make “The Fabulous Suedes” a true crowd pleaser.

Bellevue Community Chorus

The chorus is composed of volunteer singers and was directed from 2007 through 2013 by Dr. James Jackson, retired Professor and Chairman of the Department of Music at Lipscomb University. The chorus is currently directed by Dr. Mark Crawford, Associate
Professor and Coordinator of Commercial Music in the Department of Music at Tennessee State University

Bellevue Dance Center

Bellevue Dance Center is about Community, Mentorship, and Inspiration. They offer professional level dance classes for ages 3 and up in a loving and nurturing environment. BDC is more than just another dance studio. The dance studio is committed to providing high-quality dance classes to enhance the overall development of the child. The school works to promote a student-centered environment to encourage students to explore dance with qualified, nurturing teachers. Bellevue Dance Center strives to be the best, at inspiring children to greatness. They believe they aren’t just teaching dance; they are teaching life skills, building confidence, and providing a safe, artistic outlet for all students.

TSU Commercial Music Ensemble

The Tennessee State University Commercial Music Ensemble is a self-contained group that performs popular music of all genres. The group is made up of Commercial Music majors at TSU. Over the years, the ensemble has traveled through 10 states playing in major markets such as Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, and Atlanta. Highlights over the years include performing on the Bobby Jones Gospel Show, performing for the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Riders, opening for Larry Gatlin, playing at the Country Music Hall of Fame, the BB King Museum, the Italian Lights Festival, the Nashville Kurdish Festival, Nashville October Fest, Sounds baseball games, Nashville Shores, Holiday World theme park, Idlewild theme park, the Bellevue Picnic, and the Tennessee State Fair. In 2012 the ensemble produced and released a music CD celebrating the centennial year of TSU. In the summer of 2014, a group traveled to Colombia, South America to perform at various universities in Cartagena. The Commercial Music Ensemble is directed by the Coordinator of Commercial Music and Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Mark Crawford.

Metro Nashville Chorus

Metro Nashville Chorus (“MNC”) was chartered as a Sweet Adelines International chorus in 1971 and has performed and promoted 4part barbershop harmony in middle Tennessee for more than 40 years. There are almost 25,000 women involved in Sweet Adelines, and more than 600 choruses around the world. Every chorus, like every family, is special in its own way. Our chorus is made up of members who are committed to each other and the music we create together. MNC promotes barbershop harmony, strives for musical excellence through education and performance, and provides its members with opportunities for personal growth.

Hannah Taylor

Hannah is a singer/songwriter from Columbia City, IN. She moved to Nashville TN to pursue a country music career. She started performing professionally as a singer/actress in musical theater and is currently working on her first EP due later this year.
Hannah was a winner in last year’s “Bellevue Star” competition.

Steve Dickerson – No Good Deed

No Good Deed is a musically dynamic and visually entertaining rock and roll band formed by Steve Dickerson (guitar). No Good Deed is a hidden gem among all the rock cover bands in Nashville. Although mainly a cover band NGD does play some original music by a few of the band members. Steve is also the current State Senator for TN State Senate District 20.

Jessica Miller

A redheaded firecracker with a lot of passion, drive and determination to succeed in using the gift God gave her to the fullest ability. She started singing country music at the age of 11 singing for anyone who would listen all around Chardon, Ohio (where she was raised) and the surrounding areas which included a 2 year development deal with Warner Bros. She has opened for Charlie Daniels, Joe Diffie, Andy Griggs and many others.

Hillwood High School – Drum line

Ben Zolkower currently serves as Band Director at Hillwood High School in Nashville, Tennessee, a position he has held since 2014. Under his direction, his groups have received ratings of superior at events across middle Tennessee. The Hillwood marching band, which included this drum line, performed in Chicago’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and most recently traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Eaglemaniacs

The EAGLEMANIACS is comprised of a group of professional studio musicians who passionately perform the music of the Eagles & Don Henley with exceptional musical precision. The group has quickly become one of the most popular bands to regularly perform in the Nashville area. This group of exceptionally talented veteran studio musicians and singers can boast of discographies that total into the 100’s of millions of copies sold by multiple artists. It was their love for the iconic and timeless music of the Eagles that brought this group of remarkable musicians together to form “The Eaglemaniacs”. Click here to watch some videos

Fireworks

Our annual fireworks show starts at 9pm and is one you don’t want to miss. This years fireworks show is sponsored by One Bellevue Place and Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens

2017 PICNIC PICTURES

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