This Week In Memphis – October 26 – November 1, 2015

Posted by Holly Whitfield | October 26th 2015 1634 0

Here are the things you won’t want to miss this week in Memphis + a preview of Halloween weekend.

12185085_954631361268080_6738684914987039880_oThis picture was submitted via Twitter by Molly Davidson. The team from Saddle Creek Orthodontics dressed up as Memphis for Halloween. I’m speechless. Way to go.

– Monday

Clue: A Comedy Murder Mystery at Chuckles Comedy Club
Can murder be funny? Maybe if LOL Memphis Sketch & Improv Comedy group is involved. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. $10. 21 and up.

Undercurrent 024 at Propcellar
Undercurrent is a free meet-n-greet/cocktail hour/mixer event held monlthy-ish and cool locations in Memphis. You must RSVP here to reserve your space. 8 p.m. 21 and up.

– Tuesday

Tuesday Show feat. Ben Dalby and Luke Marter at The Brass Door
Memphis comics Doug & Kyle host local and visiting comedians on the last Tuesday of every month. 8 p.m. $5. 21 and up.

– Wednesday

Memphis Grizzlies Season Opener at FedExForum
Grizzlies versus the Cleveland Cavaliers. 7 p.m. Prices vary. All ages.

Halloween Circus Sideshow at The Attic in Overton Square
Costume contest, swag, drinks, photo booth, music, food, and circus-sideshow-style performances going on Wednesday night beginning with the costume contest at 5:30 p.m. Free. 18 and up/must be 21 to drink.

– Thursday

The Ronald Mc Donald House Annual Radiothon on 98.1 The Max
Tune in and give back starting at 6 a.m. on Thursday morning until 7 p.m. on Friday afternoon. Proceeds go to support families battling childhood cancer. Click here to listen to 98.1 online.

Breakaway Running Halloween Fun Run starting at Breakaway Running in Overton Square
Wear a costume, run 2.5 miles, win prizes. Run begins at 6 p.m. Free. All ages.

All Week

The USA Boxing US Team Olympic Trial for men and women are going on all week long at the Convention Center.

The Mid-South Corn Maze is open Wednesday through Saturday and will be haunted on Friday and Saturday.

Festival of Fear haunted trails at Jones Orchard will be open Friday and Saturday.

Wicked Ways Haunted House in Binghampton is open Thursday through Sunday.

Spooky Nights at Shelby Farms is open Thursday through Saturday.

Haunted Web of Horrors haunted houses (there are three) in Cordova will be open Thursday through Saturday.

– Weekend

This weekend is Halloween, which means it’s going to be absolutely jam-packed with parties, events, and more. Click here for the guide to Halloween events.

On Friday, we have the Pink Pumpkin Fest on Main Street, the Cirque Italia Water Circus at Wolfchase, and the totally kid-friendly Festival of Fun and Fright in Germantown.

On Saturday during the day, we have the Mad Sweep Madison Avenue cleanup and costume contest and the Metal Museum will host a Spider, Snakes, and Bugs metalworking workshop. The Grizzlies play the Nets at FedExForum, the Tigers play Tulane at the Liberty Bowl, and there are a ton of Halloween parties.

On Sunday, Outdoors Inc will host the 29th Annual Cyclocross Championship – a sort of biking obstacle course on the banks of the MS river – and the Junior League has a Bridal Show.

None of these float your boat? Check out the calendar for more events. We are still populating the calendar with events since I Love Memphis Blog’s relaunch, so feel free to add your events here.

Don’t forget to check out here for the 5 Things To Do This Weekend every Friday morning, plus more Memphis-loving every day on this blog, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Have a great week!


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. Carissa says:

    Who is the guy in the tuxedo supposed to be?

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