5 Things To Do This Weekend: 11/1 – 11/3

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 1st 2013 129 0

Happy Day-After-Halloween, everybody. Here are five events you won't want to miss in Memphis this weekend.

1. Indie Memphis Film Festival, Playhouse on the Square / Studio on the Square / Circuit Playhouse, all weekend, $50 for a weekend pass plus other ticket options, 18+

It's definitely not too late to get tickets to see a few (or a lot) of the films screening at Indie Memphis this weekend. In case you missed it, here are five reasons to go.

2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites, The Orpheum Theatre, Friday at 6:30 p.m., Saturday at 11:00 a.m., $15-$20, all ages

Bring the kids to see the stage adaptaions of Eric Carle's classic illustrated children's books The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Coud, and the The Mixed-Up Chameleon.

3. India Fest, The Agricenter, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., $3, all ages

The India Association of Memphis is putting on the huge 11th Annual India Fest as a celebration of Indian heritage and culture. There will be Indian food, shopping, music, and Bollywood movies. 

4. Day of the Dead Fiesta, Brooks Museum of Art, Saturday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., $55/$50 for members, 21+

Put away your Halloween costumes and put on your black and white attire for this celebration of the Mexican holiday. Enjoy food and plenty of cocktails from lots of local Mexican and Latin restaurants, hear Latin music, and have your photo taken with Catrinas (decorated skeletons).

5. Barnyard Ball for the Memphis Farmers Market, Central Station Pavillon, Sunday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., $40, all ages

Boots and belt buckles are the appropriate attire for this fundraising event for the Memphis Farmers Market. Food from local restaurants and farmers, beer and wine, and live music will be available all afternoon.

As you're out and about this weekend, tag your Instagram photos and Tweets #ilovememphis.  Your photos might show up here in the future. You can also follow me on Instagram @hrwhitfield. Have fun!


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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