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Summer is officially in full (sweltering) swing — what better way to beat the heat than sipping and tasting your way through the next few months? Our member restaurants are keeping it cool and offering a number of summer-centric features that we’ve gathered for you below:

Summer Beverage Special (Provence Breads & Cafe)

Tease your tastebuds with Provence’s fun and funky summer beverages! These outlandishly delicious combinations–such as watermelon prickly-pear lemonade and ginger plum iced tea–are on rotation throughout the summer season. Stop in and try a new flavor before it’s too late!

Free Salsa Dancing Lessons (Salsa)

¡Arriba! Put on your dancing shoes and swing over to Salsa for FREE Salsa dancing lessons every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. If you need a break from dancing, treat yourself to dinner and a drink from Salsa’s exquisite Puerto Rican and Latin American cuisine. Next week, come back and bring your friends so you can show off your new dance moves!

Perfect Picnic Lunch (Harvest at Homestead)

Harvest’s high-end picnic lunch will make you feel like you’re in a classic romance novel. Spread a quilt on the lush grounds of Homestead Manor and enjoy a first-class picnic luncheon carefully curated by the culinary masters at their onsite farm-to-fork restaurant, Harvest. Baskets for two begin at $40 with a wide range of add-ons to to suit your individual taste.

Yappy Hour (Holland House Bar & Refuge)

Tuesdays at Holland House are all about celebrating man’s best friend. Bring your dog to the patio anytime between 4-8 p.m. to enjoy a Tito’s cocktail AND support a great cause! Fifteen percent of all Tito’s Tuesday sales will will be donated to the Tiny But Mighty Fund, an organization that supports animal welfare and rescue groups.

Ice Cream Sodas (Elliston Place Soda Shop)

Walk into Elliston Place Soda Shop and step back in time! This beloved restaurant has been a staple in Nashville since 1939. Summer is the perfect time to take the family out for some ole’ fashioned burgers, fries and every kind of soda and ice cream combination that you can imagine.

For a full list of our Nashville Originals member restaurants, go here.