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2nd Annual Resolution Health & Recreation Fair

24 January 2016 @ 11:00 - 15:00


Back in the mid-1800s, if you were invited to a party at Riverwood Mansion, you knew you made itin Nashville’s high society. Well over 150 years later, the tradition still holds true. You’re invited to Team Green’s inaugural Resolution Health & Recreation Fair at the famous Riverwood Mansion in East Nashville. Step back in time, as you look to your future resolutions!

Meet the retailers, outfitters, industry leaders, and non-profit organizations that will dominate the Lightning 100 airwaves in 2016, spreading the message of health, fitness, sustainability, and commitment to our community… the four pillars that have made Lightning 100’s Team Green Adventures your connection to the outdoors for nearly 20 years! While there, pick up your 2016 member gift or purchase your Resolution Membership on-site, meet our trip leaders, participate in some of our workshops, and get the scoop on our 2016 adventure calendar. This event is yourResolution Adventure Social rolled into the most active health/recreation/sustainability vendor fair in Nashville!

Cost: FREE event, open to the public

Trip Leader: Most of our trip leaders will be there!

Difficulty: This is a social event featuring workshops for anyone in the Nashville area wanting to get more active this New Year!
Registration Deadline: Not applicable. Just show up! Drawings will take place at 2:45pm. Must be present to win.
Group Size Limit: Not applicable.

Parking: FREE parking is available inside the gates at Riverwood Mansion. A parking attendant will help guide you to the correct parking spots. Please do not park in the neighborhoods outside of Riverwood Mansion as these areas are reserved for guests and residents of the neighborhood. Thanks!


When you ascend the steps into Riverwood Mansion, you’re entering Team Green’s Resolution Social. You’ll notice doorways to your immediate right and left, each leading you to different social atmospheres.

MEMBER ROOM (Right): Register for our door prizes, purchase your Resolution Membership on-site (or pick up your Member Gift if you’re already a member), meet our 2016 trip leaders, and learn about our upcoming 2016 events. Giveaways will be drawn at 2:45pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to register, and must be present to win.


  • To be announced!

SOCIAL SPACE (Right): Relax on vintage furniture as you mingle with past, present, and future Team Greeners; sample beverages, and enjoy your appetizers and lunch from the Riverwood Mansion catering menu.

WORKSHOP ROOM #1 (Left): Team Green Adventures will highlight three workshops sampling workouts and demonstrations you’ll experience during Team Green’s 2016 Workshop Series. Approximate capacity: 15 people.

  • 12:30pm-1:00pm: Yoga Basics with Kali Yuga Yoga
    Learn how to properly perform the most basic yoga poses for optimal benefit during your next yoga practice. Kalie Yuga Yoga hosts Team Green’s weekly Yoga in the Park series between June and August.
  • 1:15pm-1:45pm: Seasonality 101 with Nashville Farmers’ Market
    Learn from Lauren with Bloomsbury Farms what it means to “eat in season,” how to incorporate fresh local produce into your daily diet, and get the scoop on Team Green’s Nutrition Workshop Series on the third Wednesday of each month.
  • 2:00pm-2:30pm: TBA

WORKSHOP ROOM #2 (Left): Take a seat in the vintage Riverwood Mansion furniture as we highlight sample topics you’ll experience during Team Green’s 2016 Workshop Series. Approximate capacity: 15 people.

  • 12:45pm-1:15pm:  TBA
  • 1:30pm-2:00pm:  TBA
  • 2:15pm-2:45pm: Engage Green: Rain Barrels 101 with Cumberland River Compact
    The Cumberland River Compact is selling rain barrels at their booth in the marketplace. Come to this quick workshop to learn how a rain barrel works, how to install a rain barrel, what rain water can (and cannot) be used for, and get the lineup for Team Green’s Engage Green Workshop Series on the first Wednesday of each month!

RIVERWOOD CAFE (Left): Browse the menu of sample dishes available on the Riverwood Mansion catering menu and feed your lunchtime appetite (prices vary). Before leaving with your plate of tasty treats, stop by the Riverwood Events table and learn how to reserve Riverwood Mansion for your next private event.CASH BAR (Breeseway): Details coming!ABOUT THE HEALTH & RECREATION FAIR

Make your way to the enclosed (and heated) pavilion to meet the retailers, outfitters, and non-profit organizations that will help to make 2016 the best year yet for Lightning 100’s Team Green Adventures. These are the clients and partners that keep Lightning 100 on the air and Team Green Adventures on the trails. Be sure to thank them for all of their support as we begin a new year!

List is tentative and subject to change.

NON-PROFITS (your connection to the community)

GYMS/OUTFITTERS (your connection to active living)

RETAILERS/SERVICES (your connection to local business)

HEADLINE SPONSORS (your connection to industry leaders)


Riverwood Mansion is one of Nashville’s historical treasures. The Metropolitan Historical Commission has identified it as one of Nashville’s most significant historic structures. Built in the late 1790s among its original 2,500 acres, Riverwood is one of Nashville’s oldest homes, and at 9,200 square feet, it is one of the largest. Known for its lavish parties, with famous guests including presidents Jackson, Polk, Pierce, Johnson, Cleveland, Roosevelt, and Taft, we continue the tradition of making unforgettable memories. Alexander Porter and his family are responsible for the original buildings that make up Riverwood Mansion today, originally called Tammany Woods after his family home in Ireland.In 1859 the house was sold to William Frierson Cooper of the influential Cooper family of Columbia, Tennessee. Eventually becoming Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, Mr. Cooper renamed the mansion Riverwood because of its proximity to the Cumberland River and its forests. It remained in the Cooper family for decades, switching hands from William to his brother Duncan Brown Cooper, then to Duncan’s daughter Sarah Polk Burch. Eventually marrying Lucius Burch, a surgeon and dean at Vanderbilt University Medical School, Sarah lived in the mansion until her death in 1975 at age 98.Riverwood was sold in 1978 to Dr. James M. High, a physician to Mrs. Burch. The current owners, Joe and Jackie Glynn, bought Riverwood in 1994 to restore the once-magnificent home and share it with visitors, like you, for years to come.REGISTRATIONNo registration required for this event. It’s open to members and non-members, families, singles, couples, new Nashville residents and visiting guests! If you want to learn more about Team Green Adventures, Lightning 100, or discover the businesses and organizations that we work with the most… c’mon!