5 Things To Do This Weekend: 4/27 – 4/29
Looks like it’s going to be a sunny, gorgeous weekend in the Bluff City. Here are the five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend! Check the calendar for more.
1. Shelby Farms Earth Day Celebrations, Shelby Farms Park, Saturday, prices vary, all ages/kid-friendly
Celebrate Earth Day in the month of April at Shelby Farms with four events. The Down To Earth Festival is the big one, on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with activities, food, and music (free admission; $5 parking).
2. Mid-South Food Truck Festival, Liberty Bowl Stadium, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., adults $8, kids $3
The Food Truck Festival at Tiger Lane features 49 regional trucks and DeAngelo Williams Foundation’s ‘Throw-in for a Cure’ Cornhole Tournament. Food trucks will offer $5 items on a sample menu as well as their full menus.
3. V&E Greenline Art Walk, V&E Greenline, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., free, all ages
Local artists and vendors will line the V&E Greenline in Midtown for the 7th annual V&E Art Walk. In addition to dozens of local artist booths, the festival will have food vendors, kids’ activities, live music and a silent auction. If you’ve never been there, the V&E Greenline is an unpaved trail that starts at Cleveland and North Parkway and runs to Rhodes College.
4. Beale Street Wine Race, Beale Street, Sunday, 1 p.m., free, 21+
Cheer on your favorite Memphis restaurant workers as they compete in an adult version of elementary school field day, complete with relay races (involving carrying wine over hurdles), a beauty pageant / dance off, and grape-stomping competition. It’s weird and wonderful. Leave the kids at home for this one.
5. River Series with Los Cantadores and Mark Edgar Stuart, Harbor Town Amphitheater, Sunday, 3 p.m., $5 donation, all ages/kid-friendly
The beloved concert series on the banks of the Wolf River returns for another year with a confirmed lineup that is sure to delight. The final installment in the three-part series, DJ Hot Tub Eric spins records at 3 p.m., Mark Edgar Stuart goes on at 4 p.m., and Los Cantadores take the stage at 5 p.m. There will be beer and food available.
Plus a few more…
– South Main Trolley Night, South Main, Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., free, all ages
Get downtown to enjoy the monthly open houses, giveaways, free drinks and snacks, and live music.
– Arlington In April, Depot Square in Arlington, April 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
Vendors from around the Mid-South will display and sell handmade crafts and boutique items. They’ll have lots of activities, great music and entertainment.