5 Things To Do This Weekend: 10/17 – 10/19

Posted by Holly Whitfield | October 17th 2014 341 0

Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are the five things you won't want to miss in town this weekend. You can also listen to more Memphis Halloween events on the I Love Memphis Podcast bonus clip on by clicking here.

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Zoo Boo, Memphis Zoo, Friday – Sunday, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., $12 members / $15 nonmembers, all ages/kid-friendly
Zoo Boo, the Memphis Zoo's annual Halloween bash, is fun for all ages. They'll have haunted hayrides, not-so-haunted tours of Primate Canyon, fortune tellers, trick-or-treat, magic shows and more.

Memphis Outdoor Festival, Shelby Farms Park, Saturday – Sunday. 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., free to attend/individual events prices vary, all ages/kid-friendly 
If you love trail running, biking, and beer, rejoice! The very first Memphis Outdoor Festival is finally happening this weekend. There are mountain bike races, trail running races, a beer garden, paddle boarding, dock dogs competition and more. Read all about it here.

MEMFix: Edge, corner of Marshall and Monroe, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., all ages/kid-friendly, free
Experience what the Edge district could be like in this one day event that includes pop-up shops from local vendors, food trucks, beer garden, live music, dance, theatre, and film, and a vintage car show. Read more here.

Steamroller Printing, Five in One Social Club, Saturday, noon – 8 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly

Memphis map five in one steamroller print
Giant Memphis print. Photo and art via @miguelitoequis

Steamroller printing is back for a second year at Five in One Social Club on Broad Avenue. Artists will carve really awesome (seriously) images into giant, 4×8 foot wooden blocks, th crew will rent a steamroller, and for one day only, they'll be using it to make prints. You'll want to pre-order today if possible.

Artistik Lounge Annual Concert, Madison Dance Studio, Sunday, doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., $10, 21+
Every third Sunday, Artistik Lounge hosts a one-of-a-kind creative music and performing arts show in Memphis. This Sunday's Artistik Lounge is at Madison Dance Studio is the one to check out if you've never been – a variety of local artists from the past seasons will perform. There will be food and a cash bar. A portion of  proceeds benefit the South Memphis Alliance for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Have a great weekend and don't forget to tag your photos #ilovememphis and they might show up here on Monday! 

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Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. […] Steamroller printing is back for a second year at Five in One Social Club on Broad Avenue. Artists will carve really awesome (seriously) images into giant, 4×8 foot wooden blocks, th crew will rent a steamroller, and for one day only, they’ll be using it to make …read more […]

  2. Ellen says:

    What about the airshow???

     

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