5 Things To Do This Weekend: 6/10 – 6/12

Posted by Holly Whitfield | June 10th 2016 1038 0

Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend.

But first, you only have a few days left to vote for the Commercial Appeal’s Memphis Most reader poll for 2016. If you’ve used this blog to figure out what to do on the weekends, found a new place to eat, learned something new about Memphis, or enjoyed one of the many I Love Memphis guides (events, brunch, beer, wine, reasons to love Memphis, kid-friendly ideas…the list goes on), then, well, I’d appreciate your vote for Best Blog or Best Twitter.

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You can vote once an hour until Monday (June 13). Thanks for considering I Love Memphis! And now, on to the weekend:

FedEx St Jude Classic

1. FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament, TPC Southwind, all weekend, $35 at the door, all ages
Some of the world’s best golfers are at Southwind this weekend for the annual FedEx St. Jude Classic. Catch the second round of tournament play on Friday, the third round on Saturday and the final round on Sunday (you best wear your seersucker and plenty of sunscreen). Proceeds from this PGA event benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

2. Germantown Charity Horse Show, 7745 Poplar Pike, Friday – Saturday, $5 adults/$3 kids, all ages/kid-friendly
This essential Germantown tradition is part sporting event, part festival, and definitely worth checking out if you have any interest in horses, socializing, or seeing something new and different.

3. Sisterhood Showcase, Cook Convention Center, Saturday – Sunday, $5-$25, all ages
The Sisterhood Showcase celebrates 20 years of empowering, educating, and entertaining women. It’s two days of exhibitions, talks, performances, and more. One-day tickets are $20, 2-day passes are $25, and kids’ tickets are

4. Literatini, The Booksellers at Laurelwood, Friday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., $50 individual/$75 couple, 21+
Sip, sample, and vote on your favorite martinis from local bars during the Martini Death Match, then enjoy live music and snacks. Proceeds benefit Literacy Mid-South.

5. Brewville at DeNeuville, DeNeuville Learning Center (190 S. Cooper St.), Saturday, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.,$30 single, $55 couple, $15 designated driver, 21 and up
Mingle with fellow beer lovers while you taste and judge Memphis homebrews, all benefitting the DeNeuville Learning Center, which provides education and support for women and families.


A few more ideas:

Live at the Garden kicks off tonight (Friday) with Heart. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. at the bot at the show starts at 8:30 p.m. There are a few tickets left, and they’re $40.

– The PRIZM ensemble hosts a full weekend of chamber music concerts featuring internationally-known musicians and the local students they’ve been teaching at PRIZM music camp this week. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. Get more info here.

– It’s Food Truck Friday! There are two options. 1. The Dixon. They’ll host Say Cheese, Millie’s Garden, Food Geek, and Park + Cherry from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 2. FedExForum. They’ll host Stickem, Sushi Jimmi, Hot Mess Burritos and A Square Meal on Wheels.

– The Memphis Potters’ Guild hosts their annual Spring Show at the Botanic Garden Friday through Sunday. If you’re looking for locally-made gifts for all these summer birthdays, you need to check this out.

– The Orpheum shows Rocky Horror Picture Show tonight (Friday) at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for kids. They’ll have $5 prop bags if you want to play along. This is a great introduction to the musical cult classic. See the summer’s full lineup here.

– The Levitt Shell hosts free concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday. See the full lineup here.

– The Memphis Redbirds have home games every night Friday through Sunday, and the giveaway for Saturday is a replica Redbirds jersey. Read more here.

Memphis Does Prince Tribute is tonight at Minglewood Hall at 6 p.m.

– Crosstown Arts hosts the opening reception for “Say Hello To America” Friday at 6 p.m.

– South Main Sounds hosts their popular Songwriter Night on Friday at 7 p.m.

– Five different Broad Avenue shops will have a Sidewalk Sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. ’til 6ish.

– Saddle Creek Shopping Center will host Paws 4 A Cause all day on Saturday.

Faith Evans Ruch performs at the Hi-Tone on Saturday night.

– Daisyland XL at the New Daisy continues their weekly dance music show on Saturday night with NGHTMRE. Details here.

– You can learn to make your own terrarium with the Memphis Plant Lady on Sunday.

– Want to ride your bike around town, but feeling a little nervous? Attend a “Learn To Ride Your Bike In The Street” class at Revolutions on Sunday afternoon.


Have a great weekend and come back here Monday to tell me all about it! Don’t forget to tag your photos #ilovememphis!


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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