Things To Do This Week and Weekend In Memphis

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 19th 2017 1418 0

Looking for something to do in Memphis this week and weekend? Here are a bunch of events, including lots of live music.

Don’t forget to check out the Fall Events Guide, the Halloween/Haunted House/Fall Fest Guide, or the Oktoberfest/Beer Fest Guide.

To see farther in advance, head to the blog’s calendar.

30 Days of Opera
Trivia at Huey’s various locations
Cerrito Trivia & Bingo at multiple locations
Karaoke at multiple locations
Farmers Markets around town
Horn Island 33 Exhibit & Sale at MCA
Mid-South Corn Maze (select days)
Mid-South Fair at the Landers Center (Sept. 21 – Oct. 1)

lots more ongoing installations/gallery exhibitions here

Tuesday, September 19
Hustle at Crosstown Arts
Rusty Pieces at Railgarten’s Fam Jam
Tunes on the Terrace at Huey’s Cordova
30 Days of Opera performance of “Telephone”at Carpenter Art Garden (3:30 p.m.)
30 Days of Opera at IKEA (5:30 p.m.)
Dave Cousar at Bar DKDC
Beer and a Band feat. Josh and Alyssa at Growlers

Wednesday, September 20

Sunrise Yoga Class at the Dixon
Munch & Learn: Pious Essential Oils at the Dixon
Memphis Farmers Market Squared at Court Square
– Ballet on Wheel’s Boys Hip Hop Dance Session
30 Days of Opera  performance of “Telephone” at Sherwood Elementary (5 p.m.)
Rusty Pieces at Club 152
Indie Wednesday Film Series at Crosstown Arts
Jim Messina at Bartlett Performing Arts Center
Food Truck Garden Party at Memphis Botanic

Thursday, September 21
30 Days of Opera performance of Telephone at BRIDGES
Road to the Biscuit Festival music revue at Rum Boogie Cafe
Memphis Botany Talks, Dixon Book Club, and Art After Dark at the Dixon
STRUT! Fashion Show at Mercedez Benz
Drafts and Laughs at Memphis Made
Beau + Luci at Hard Rock Cafe
Repair Days Kicks off at the Metal Museum
Mid-South Fair Opening Day at Landers Center
Sumits Yoga + Beer Benefit at Ghost River

All Weekend

Repair Days at the Metal Museum (Friday – Sunday)
– Shakespeare In Love at Playhouse on the Square (opens Friday; through Oct. 8)
Memphis Zoo Harvest Fest (Sat – Sun)

Friday, September 22

Food Truck Friday at the Dixon
Kristen Rambo Opening Reception at MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square
Committed To Wrestling: State of Emergency at RSWF Arena (this is REAL!)
Rachel Rieves Opening Reception at Eclectic Eye
Camille Ray at Hard Rock Cafe
Repair Days at the Metal Museum
South Main Sounds Songwriter Night #66
30 Days of Opera “The Telephone” performance at Memphis Slim House (5 p.m.)
Avett Brothers at Mud Island
Love Light Orchestra at Railgarten
Hattiloo’s Birthday Party at the theatre
Harbert Porch Party
Rolling Stones cover band/benefit at the Hi-Tone
“Memphis Renaissance” feat. New Ballet Ensemble and the Symphony at the Levitt Shell
MLK Soul Concert feat. Devin Crutcher at NCRM

Saturday, September 23
Breakfest 2017 in the Memphis Medical District
Shop Small Saturday and The Moon Glimmers at Ghost River
Giant Tent Sale at Harley Davidson
2nd Annual Collierville Brewfest at Carriage Crossing
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer at St. Jude
Bark on Broad 5K run
Francis Klein Trunk Show at Eclectic Eye
Pints 4 Pups fundraiser at Slider Inn
Tour de Brewer #2 at Revolutions
– Memphis Zoo Harvest Fest
Repair Days at the Metal Museum (feat. 30 Days of Opera)
South City Block Party at Cornelia Crenshaw Library (feat. 30 Days of Opera)
Germantown Horse Fair + Food Truck Festival
Goat Yoga on a farm in Rossville (I don’t even know, y’all…)
Authors Around Town at Two Rivers Bookstore
Tigers V. S. Illinois Football Game at the Liberty Bowl
Eric Hughes Band at Hard Rock Cafe

Sunday, September 24
Brunch Happy Hour at all the Huey’s
Brunch at the Brewery and Sunday Evening Slowdown at Ghost River
Puppies Now, Babies Later Fundraiser featuring puppies (or bring your own) at Loflin Yard
River Series at Harbor Town feat. Amy Lavere + Will Sexton w/ The Moon Glimmers
Memphis Farmer’s Market Farm Party feat. Star & Micey at Loflin
The Weight Is Over Fashion Show at Halloran Centre
Fingertrick Acoustic Show at Hard Rock Cafe

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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. Joseph says:

    Comic Con this weekend at the agricenter!

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