5 Things To Do This Weekend: 3/17 – 3/19

Posted by Holly Whitfield | March 17th 2017 16170 0

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

Photo via @modernhandmadememphis on Instagram. Pin by @prettyuseful.

1. St. Patrick’s Day, various locations, Friday – Saturday, prices vary, 21+
Memphis has plenty to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day today (Friday) and some tomorrow. See the whole guide here.

2. Five Fridays of Free Jazz, Central Library, Friday, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
Jazz returns to the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave.) for an encore season of Five Fridays of Jazz, a free concert series every other Friday March 3 – April 28, 2017 featuring some of the region’s great jazz entertainers. Doors open at 6 p.m. and cash bar and food will be available each night.

3. Spring Fling + Plant Sale, Agricenter International, Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
The Memphis Area Master Gardeners will host their annual Spring Fling at the Agricenter this weekend, with a plant sale, demos, workshops, shopping, speakers, session, kids’ activities, and food trucks. Parking and entry are free!

4. Memphis Pop Art Festival/Designer Toy Summit, Agricenter, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., $10, all ages/kid-friendly
This is the first event of its kind in Memphis. Chris Davis over at the Flyer has more. Also at the Agricenter this weekend: Sneakfest

5. Grizzlies v. Spurs, FedExForum, Saturday, 8 p.m., prices vary, all ages/kid-friendly


JEFF The Brotherhood free show at Wiseacre on Friday
Bridges of Madison County musical opens at Circuit Playhouse (all weekend)
Freaky Friday Comedy Show at Midtown Crossing Grill on Friday
Shop Small at Ghost River Brewing on Saturday
Marco Alexander’s Road to Friction on Saturday
Wise Guys Late Night Comedy at Cafe Eclectic on Saturday

Be sure to check the blog’s calendar for many more ideas for this weekend! Have a great one.

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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