This Week In Memphis: December 28, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Posted by Holly Whitfield | December 28th 2015 1060 0
Photo via http://www.libertybowl.org/

Here’s what’s going on in Memphis this holiday week, plus a preview of this weekend. If you’re looking for the full guide to New Year’s Eve, click here.

Monday (Dec. 28)

Devil Train at the Buc
Every Monday.  8 p.m. This week is special: Devil Train and the Buc says goodbye to barkeep Brad Boswell.

Snowy Nights at Memphis Botanic Garden
Open nightly until the 30th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – last admission 8 p.m. I recommend buying tickets online ($8-$10 + fees) ahead of time.

Tuesday (Dec. 29)

Trivia Night at Huey’s Midtown
Every Tuesday. 8 p.m. Happy hour prices until 10 p.m.

Pink Palace Enchanted Forest
Open daily until the 30th. Click here for hours.

School of Rock Open House (400 Perkins Extd.)
Learn all about the School of Rock in Memphis. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

2015 Year In Review Trivia at Rec Room
Kevin Cerrito hosts 2015-themed trivia nights this Tuesday (Rec Room, 8 p.m.) and Wednesday (Tamp & Tap, 7 p.m.).  It’s free to attend and no reservations needed. Study up with the I Love Memphis podcast.

Wednesday (Dec. 30)

Blind Mississippi Morris Blues Band at Blues City Cafe
Get your blues on Beale on Wednesday afternoon. 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Rodeo at the Agricenter
Top rodeo professionals will be in Memphis this Wednesday competing in events like bull riding, barrel racing, and steer wrestling. 7 p.m. $10 adults/$5 kids under 6.

2015 Year In Review Trivia at Rec Room
Kevin Cerrito hosts 2015-themed trivia nights this Tuesday (Rec Room, 8 p.m.) and Wednesday (Tamp & Tap, 7 p.m.).  It’s free to attend and no reservations needed. Study up with the I Love Memphis podcast.

Thursday (New Year’s Eve!)

Click here for a guide to New Year’s Eve in Memphis!

Friday (Jan. 1)

Marvel Universe Live! at FedExForum
This superhero extravaganza will be at FedExForum Friday – Sunday (Jan 1 -3). Tickets are $15 – $65. Click here for times and tickets.

Liberty Bowl Parade on Beale
Free parade starting at 3 p.m. on Beale Street followed by a pep rally in Handy Park at 4:30 p.m.

Weekend (Jan. 2 – 3)

Marvel Universe Live! superhero show continues at FedExForum on Saturday and Sunday.

The AutoZone Liberty Bowl football game (Arkansas v. Kansas State) is Saturday at 2:20 p.m. Click here for more info.

ZaFest 2 is Saturday at the Hi-Tone starting at 6 p.m. Pizza from Midtown Crossing Grill and music from about 15 local bands. $7 cover. $1 slices. 18+.

None of these float your boat? Check out the calendar for more events and 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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