5 Things To Do This Weekend: 1/13 – 1/15

Posted by Holly Whitfield | January 13th 2017 4990 1

Happy Friday, Memphis!

First: have you entered to win courtside seats for a Grizzlies game? These tickets are worth a minimum of $700, and right now your chances are really good. So what are you waiting for? Take pictures in front of ILM murals, sit inches from Grizzlies players. Boom. Read this post for details.

Now, here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend, plus plenty of extras.

1. Four Days of Service, Various Locations, Friday – Monday, costs vary, all ages
Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this holiday weekend by giving back. There are a ton of ways to do it; check out this list and this list. Two in particular: Cleanup Day at Shelby Farms on Saturday a.m. (sign up here) and the Mid-South Food Bank Drive at the Central Library on Friday.

2. Hear Justice Concert, Clayborn Temple, Friday, 6 p.m., $20 18+
Support Just City’s criminal justice reform work with a concert in the historic Clayborn Temple featuring Preauxx, Cameron Bethany, A Weirdo from Memphis and Kid Maestro.

3. DreamFest 6, 1524 Madison/Minglewood Hall, Friday – Sunday, $10 per night, 18+
Three nights of Memphis music featuring local R&B, hip hop, jazz-infused soul, and artists and more. Read the five reasons to go here.

4. Yoga Weekend @ The 101, 101 Main Street, Friday – Sunday, $10-$25, all ages
This weekend at the 101 Pop-Up Space on Main Street, it’s all about the yoga. There are classes on Friday and Saturday night, and morning and midday on Sunday. Check out the whole schedule here.

5. MLK Day, Downtown Memphis/NCRM Museum, Monday, all day, prices vary, all ages
While it’s not technically “the weekend”, the 2017 MLK Day Parade is this coming Monday, January 16 at . It begins at the MATA Bus Station, marches down Main Street, and ends at the National Civil Rights Museum. The theme for this year is “A Great City Deserves Great Services”. Read more here.

The National Civil Rights Museum will also host King Day 2017 with special museum admission and more.


Have a great weekend and come back and tell me all about it next 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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