5 Things To Do This Weekend: 4/14 – 4/16

Posted by Holly Whitfield | April 14th 2017 9141 0

Happy holiday weekend, Memphis. Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend, plus a few extras. If you’re looking for Easter events, keep scrolling.

1. Harbor Town Crawfish Festival, 110 Harbor Town Square, Saturday, noon – 7 p.m., $5 entry, all ages/kid-friendly
This year’s Harbor Town crawfish fest is back with live music, crawfish for sale, and more. Pay $5 to enter or bring two canned goods.

2. Hopped III, Memphis Made Brewing, Saturday, noon – 9 p.m., free to enter, 21+ to drink
It’s time for the third annual celebration of hoppy, springy beers. Glasses for the first 100 folks, limited beer releases throughout the day (yes they’ll have others that aren’t hoppy), Gourmade food trucks, Lucky Cat Ramen + MEMPops, plus live music. Family friendly.

3. Kaleidoscope Food Festival, Wiseacre Brewing Co, Saturday, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
The inaugural Kaleidoscope Festival in Binghampton is a chance to sample food from the multicultural chefs from the neighborhood, paired with Wiseacre Beer. It’s free to attend and kids and pets are welcome.

4. Condomonium, Playhouse on the Square, Saturday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., your age + $5 (max $75), 12+
Local designers create stunning fashion pieces made of condoms as a fundraiser for CHOICES. Check out the living art show, live music, food and drink,  and a comedy performance from celebrity guest Lizz Winstead. VIP tickets are $100 for the pre-event champagne reception. If you see me, say hey!

5. Time-Warp Drive-In, Summer Drive-In, Saturday, dusk to dawn, $10 per person, all ages
Black Lodge Video and Malco Theatres present the 4th annual Time Warp Drive In series. The spring film nights including this weekend’s “Im With The Band” night: Scott Pilgrim, This Is Spinal Tap!, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Blast Off Girls (SWV). Go here to see the lineup for all 2017 Time Warp Drive Ins.

Friday
Good Fish Friday at Ghost River Taproom
Lynn Whitson Art Opening at Eclectic Eye
Memphis Redbirds v. Colorado Springs

Saturday
SRVS 5K Bunny Run at Independent Presbyterian
901Volleyball Sand Volleyball Tourney
Dixon Gardens Easter Egg Hunt
Humane Society Easter Egg Hunt
Small Shop Saturday at Ghost River
Abstract Acrylics Paint Class at Co-Motion Studio
Sunglasses Party at Hammer & Ale
Paul Taylor show at Ghost River
Easter Eve Concert at the Levitt Shell
You Look Like monthly comedy showcase at P&H Cafe
Leftist Comedy Night at Midtown Crossing
Memphis Redbirds v. Oklahoma City

Sunday
Easter Brunch at Stone Soup
Easter Brunch at Midtown Crossing Grill
“Best Easter Ever” Of All Time at Ghost River Brewing
Redbirds v. Oklahoma City (they’re dropping Easter candy on the field after the game for kids 12 and under)


For more, check out the calendar.


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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