5 Things To Do This Weekend: 9/18 -9/20

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 18th 2015 3114 0

Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are the 5 things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend.

Cooper Young Fest 2015 Logo

1. Cooper-Young Festival, Cooper Young neighborhood, Saturday, free to attend
The Cooper-Young Festival shuts down the intersection of Cooper and Young (and several blocks in each direction) for a gigantic street fair on the third Saturday in September.

2. Wolf River Conservancy Benefit, Hi-Tone, Saturday, 7 p.m., $5 minimum donation, 18 and up
Support the Wolf River Conservancy’s efforts to preserve the Mid-South’s natural resources and hear a slew of Memphis bands in both the big and small rooms at the Hi-Tone. Lineup includes the Zigadoo Moneyclips, Might Souls Brass Band, Agori Tribe, Preauxx, and more. Go here for the full lineup and schedule.

Memphis Renaissance and Harlem, Levitt Shell, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly

Enjoy an extra-special collaboration from the Memphis Symphony and New Ballet Ensemble at the Levitt Shell. They’ll perform Duke Ellington’s Harlem.

4. Memphis Farmer’s Market Ten Year Anniversary Party, Tennessee Brewery, Sunday, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., $40 in advance
Celebrate ten years of the Memphis Farmer’s Market by getting back into the TN Brewery, enjoying food, beer, and wine, an auction, and music from Star & Micey.

5. Artistik Lounge, Madison Dance Studio (1555 Madison), Sunday, 7 p.m., $10, 21 and up 
ESO and DJ SiphneAaye hose the monthly music and spoken word lounge at Minglewood Plaza every third Sunday, with a cash bar and food for sale. September features Memphis vocalist Tamara Jones Monger.

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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