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Country Music Hall Of Fame® And Museum Welcomes All To Ford Community Day Made Possible By The Ford Motor Company Fund

December 05, 2022

Free Museum Admission on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022

Runaway June to Perform as Part of a Full Day of Activity

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 5, 2022 – The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is pleased to partner with the Ford Motor Company Fund for the museum’s 14th Ford Community Day, on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. Museum admission will be FREE from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Sunday as a way to say “thank you” to the Middle Tennessee community and to reward lucky out-of-town visitors. Tours of Historic RCA Studio B will also be free and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

In addition to touring the exhibit galleries, visitors can choose from a variety of programs and events that offer fun for all ages. The gold-selling trio Runaway June (“Buy My Own Drinks”), made up of Stevie Woodward, Natalie Stovall and Jennifer Wayne will perform, headlining a full day of activities, which include a Songwriter Session with Parker Welling (“Love You Like I Used To,” Russell Dickerson; “What’s Your Country Song,” Thomas Rhett), a Musician Spotlight with Country Music Hall of Fame member and Grammy winner Charlie McCoy and various family programs. Visitors will also be able to drop into Hatch Show Print’s classroom between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to print a holiday card and learn more about one of America’s oldest working letterpress print shops.

Performances include:

  • Songwriter Session: Parker Welling
    11 – 11:45 a.m., Ford Theater
  • Performance: Runaway June
    12:30 – 1:15 p.m., CMA Theater
  • Musicians Spotlight: Charlie McCoy 
    2 – 2:45 p.m., Ford Theater

Family programs in the Taylor Swift Education Center include:

  • Creative Zone: Sparkle, Fringe and Rock & Roll: Wearing the Western Edge 

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Ukulele Workshop and Blues Jam with Harmonica Player Carlos DeFord Bailey 

10:30 – 11 a.m., 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. and Noon – 12:30 p.m.

  • Velvet Elvis Painting

1:30 3:30 p.m.

  • Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
    2 – 4 p.m.

Reservations for tickets to the performances are available at A limited number of tickets will also be available at the museum on Sunday, Dec. 11, Ford Community Day.

In addition to programming and events, special discounts are available to museum visitors that day. Ford Community Day visitors who show their Ford car key will receive 10% off purchases in the Museum Store and Hatch Show Print, and on food and beverage purchases at Red Onion and Bajo Sexto (excludes alcohol and gift certificates).

Visitors who wish to purchase a museum membership on this day will receive $5 off an Individual Level membership and $10 off a Family Level membership. The discount will be honored only on Dec. 11, 2022, at both the membership desk and online. Visit and use discount code FORD2022.

For more information on Ford Community Day, visit

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