5 Things To Do This Weekend: 9/2-9/4

Posted by Holly Whitfield | September 2nd 2016 2698 0

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

1. Levitt Shell Fall Concert Series, Levitt Shell, all weekend, free, all ages
Get your picnics ready – free music returns to the Levitt Shell this fall. You’ll see local and nationally tours acts play free outdoor shows (though donations are appreciated). This fall, Indie Memphis is also bringing several music films to the Shell. Click here for the schedule.

2. Rock for Love, Hi-Tone / Levitt Shell, Friday – Sunday, various prices
The Church Health Center celebrates ten years of the annual Rock for Love festival, with three days of Memphis music including Hope Clayburn, Julien Baker, Dead Soldiers,  Amy LaVere, Jack Oblivian & The Sheiks, and Star and Micey. Check out the full lineup, schedule, and more information by clicking here.

3.  Delta Fair, Agricenter International, all weekend (and through Sept. 11), $10 adults / $5 kids and seniors
The Delta Fair is a classic. It’s a week of midway games, rides, livestock and homemaking competitions, exhibits, and other…things…like a Redneck Yacht Race, cage fighting, lawn mower races, and a high school rodeo. For $25, you can get a daily wristband for unlimited rides. The fair is open every day until at least 10 p.m. Click here for hours.

4. 30th Annual Memphis Music and Heritage Festival, Center for Southern Folklore, Saturday – Sunday free, all ages
The Center for Southern Folklore’s annual Memphis Music and Heritage Festival is two days of southern-fried live music, dancing, cooking, storytelling and vendors that happens downtown over Labor Day weekend. The festival is completely free and family friendly, so don’t hesitate to bring everyone you know.

5.  U of Memphis Tigers Football, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Saturday, 6 p.m., $5+ , all ages
Coming off one of their most successful seasons in many years – and with a new coach – the Memphis Tigers football team embarks on their 2016 season starting on Labor Day weekend. Click here for more detailed ticket and tailgating info.

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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