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Visitors to The Art Mill find everything they need to create an original work of art. Founded by Scott Harris, each of the three studio locations features a separate calendar of classes, which take place nearly every day of the week. During painting sessions, clients grab provided brushes and take aim at canvases, following the teacher's step-by-step instructions to complete colorful floral scenes.

113 W Broad St
Cookeville,
TN
US

At Mid Tenn Motorcycle Education Center, nationally certified instructors impart the secrets to safe and street-legal riding. Through their basic courses, students step in on Saturday and leave on Sunday with the comprehensive knowledge and skills to bypass the written and driving portions of the state licensing test. The instructors spread tutelage across 5 classroom hours and 10 hours of on-cycle instruction. More advanced students can dip into one-day, six-hour experienced-rider courses to practice precision handling, advanced braking, and dodging squirrels. The school also hosts women-only classes that teach terminology and skills free of testosterone-induced wheelie popping.


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1 William L Jones Dr.
Cookeville,
TN
US

Since the early 1970s, the McPherson family has cleansed and protected their clients' wardrobes at locations in Lebanon and Nashville. At each full-service facility, cleaners help garments outlast fleeting trends with dry cleaning, spot removal, alterations, and smoke restoration. They also revitalize shoes, jackets, belts, and wearable sofas with specialized leather-cleansing treatments. In addition, shirt laundry and bundle service is available for garments that have taken swimming lessons. The McPherson team washes and folds each item and offers delivery service within five miles of their Lebanon and Gallatin Pike locations to keep pants from getting lost while walking home on their own.

109 W Market St
Lebanon,
TN
US

Inflated structures, slides, and games fill the climate-controlled environs of BounceU of Nashville's location. Staff members closely monitor all activities as little ones traverse obstacle courses or pull on oversized inflatable boxing gloves. The crew also invites parents to join in on the fun, letting them bounce alongside their kids or make sweeping edicts from atop a bouncy-castle throne.

In addition to open sessions, the indoor play haven sets the stage for Daily Create and Bounce Summer Camps programs that teach art lessons and group activities. Special events include parent's night out, which lets parents spend an evening away from their kids, and cosmic bounce, which turns the facility into a black-lit arena to illuminate any lost socks.

1222 Park Ave
Murfreesboro,
TN
US

Doggie's Day Out cares for canines day and night with play areas, homey bedrooms, and resident groomers who clip nails and trim fur. Daycare rounds up pooches for group activities suited to individual energy levels, from agility climbing and jumping in a fenced-in yard, to lolling on wrought-iron beds with fluffy blankets in an indoor lounge. Overnight guests settle down in a supervised room whose beds and couches emulate a cozy home, with crates available for dogs that prefer them. Staffers bathe and groom hounds with premium products, and teach basic commands to puppies and novelty tricks to older dogs, such as how to unwrap their owners' Starbursts for them.

Scents from Oscar's Bakery waft through the complex as chefs whip up pooch-safe treats from natural ingredients, including cakes and confections for dog party packages. To ensure a safe, happy environment for four-legged friends, Doggie's Day Out requires that pups pass an evaluation to ensure their vaccinations are up-to-date and their temperaments are suited to playing name-game icebreakers with strangers.


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424 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro,
TN
US

Fotogenik Photography began in 1999 as Curran Photography, the project of owner Mike Curran. While working as the official track photographer at Fairgrounds Speedway, Mike met his wife, Rebecca—also a professional photographer—and today the two snap photos in tandem, both in their shop and on location. The duo handles family photos, headshots, and business photos as well as on-location shoots for sports games, proms, graduations, and weddings. They also share their expertise via classes on Photoshop, DSLR cameras, and natural-light portrait photography, which is far less spooky than campfire-flashlight portraits.

610 West College Street
Murfreesboro,
TN
US