This Week In Memphis: January 18 – 24

Posted by Holly Whitfield | January 19th 2016 2730 0

Here’s what’s going on in Memphis this week, plus a preview of this weekend. Don’t forget to submit your upcoming events to the I Love Memphis Calendar.

Tuesday (Jan. 19)

Memphis Green Drinks meets monthly to discuss local and global environmental issues over cocktails. This month’s is at Bar DKDC at 6:30 p.m. and the guest speaker is Steven Sondheim.

Memphis Made pint night at Central BBQ on Central is the third Tuesday of every month from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. $3 pints and keep your glass on certain beers.

Wednesday (Jan. 20)

The Memphis Flyer celebrates their annual 20<30 Issue with a party at the Rec Room at 6:30 p.m. Free to enter.

The Brooks’ American Quirk Film Series continues at 7 p.m with the film “Gates of Heaven” about pet cemeteries.

Thursday (Jan. 21)

Sidewalk Chalk performs at the Hi-Tone at 9 p.m. $10.

Kevin Cerrito hosts Pro Wrestling Trivia at the Green Beetle at 8 p.m.


Co-Motion Studio hosts Ladies Night on Friday at 7 p.m. for a hoop lesson and cocktails. $20.

American Idiot the musical at Playhouse on the Square opens this weekend, starting Friday at 8 p.m.

Saturday is the Winter Blues Memphis Pinball Tournament, starting at 2 p.m. at Garibaldi’s Pizza near the U. of Memphis. $10 to enter. Click here for details.

The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center hosts their annual Gala at First Congo in Cooper Young at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy dinner, live music, a cash bar, and speakers Zandria F. Robinson and Elle Hearns as speakers. Tickets are $30.

Saturday night is the Memphis Does Bowie St. Jude benefit concert. More than a dozen Memphis bands will perform Bowie covers at this all-ages show. $15. Doors at 5 p.m. Show at 6 p.m.

Celebrate and say good-bye to Rock ‘n’ Romp on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Bikesmith Shop (509 N. Hollywood). Memphis Made beer, Rock ‘n’ Dough pizza, DJ Zac Ives, Mighty Souls, and it’s all free. 21 and up only.

The Tennessee Equality Project hosts the 6th annual Mardi Gras celebration and gumbo cooking contest on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at BRIDGES. Tickets are $25 for 21+ and $15 for under 21.

Agave Maria hosts a charity dinner on Sunday at 7 p.m. benefitting Best Buddies of Memphis. Tickets for the 5-course meal are $75.

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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