5 Things To Do This Weekend: 2/26 – 2/28

Posted by Holly Whitfield | February 26th 2016 1049 0
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Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend, plus a few extras.

1. Trolley Night, South Main Arts District, Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., free, all ages
Art galleries will have openings (including the Art Education Thesis Exhibition at the Hyde Gallery) shops will have open houses and some locations will have free snacks and drinks. There will be live music at The Green Beetle, Double J, Rizzo’s, Blues HOF, and more, plus South Main Sounds Songwriter Night #22. Trolley bus rides are free between Peabody and St. Paul.

2. Johnny Cash’s 84th Birthday Party, Galloway House (1015 S. Cooper), Friday, doors at 7 p.m., $5, all ages
Celebrate Johnny Cash’s musical legacy while supporting the Johnny Cash Statue Project. The party includes Memphis Made beer, cake, and performances by Amy LaVere and Will Sexton. More details here.

3. Noir Fashion Show & Soiree Events, The Gallery At Madison Square (1819 Madison Ave.), Friday – Sunday, $25 per event, 21+
Celebrate Black History Month and Memphis fashion with a weekend full of fashion events, starting with styling competition The Battle of Beauty and Fashion on Friday night. Saturday night is hair and makeup show and boutique showcase Creatively Alluring IV Play, and Sunday is a local designer runway show, Visually Stimulating.

4. Mix-Odyssey III, BRIDGES, Saturday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., $65, 21 and up
The annual mixology competition benefitting Volunteer Odyssey. You’ll get a chance to try multiple cocktails from Memphis’ best bartenders, plus appetizers. Don’t forget to have your volunteer fortune told. Tickets will not be sold at the door, so click here to buy yours with a little I Love Memphis discount.

5. Southern Avenue Album Release Show, Newby’s, Saturday, 9 p.m., $5
International Blues Challenge Finalists and local blues band Southern Avenue celebrates the release of their debut EP at Newby’s on Saturday night. Paul Taylor opens.

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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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