Things To Do This Week and Weekend In Memphis

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 21st 2017 1070 2

Happy Thanksgiving Week, Memphis! Looking for something to do in Memphis this week and weekend? Here are a bunch of events, including lots of live music.

Don’t forget to check out the Holiday Shopping Guide, the Holiday Events Guide, list of Christmas Parades, and list of places that will be open on Thanksgiving.

Here’s everything you won’t want to miss:

NOVEMBER 20 – 26, 2017
To see farther in advance, head to the blog’s calendar.

– Trivia at Huey’s various locations
Cerrito Trivia & Bingo at multiple locations
Karaoke at multiple locations
Farmers Markets around town
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
Zoo Lights, Select Nights

Many more ongoing installations/gallery exhibitions here.

Tuesday, November 21
Paw Patrol Live! at the Cannon Center
Hustle: Critical Art Writing at Crosstown Arts
Holiday Open House at Threads
Ambrose Jones at Tuesday Comedy Show at High Cotton Brewing
“Malice in Memphis” Reading and Book Signing at Novel Memphis
– Memphis Hustle at Rio Grande Valley Vipers (watch on Facebook live)
– The Darts US w/ Escobar FR & Mean Motor Scooter at BAR DKDC

Wednesday, November 22
Sunrise Yoga class at the Dixon
Avenue Coffee Tries Out at 7 a.m. opening
Hip Hop Boy’s Dance Class at Ballet on Wheels
Paw Patrol Live! at the Cannon Center
British Bingo Wednesdays at Belle Tavern
Rusty Pieces at Club 152
Crafted Cocktails Wednesday at Midtown Crossing Grill
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks at FedExForum
Lyfe Is Dope Jam Sesson Vol. 8 at the New Daisy Theatre
MD’s with Richard James at Bar DKDC
Live Band Karaoke at Railgarten
Bobbie Stacks and Heath Brasell at Dirty Crow Inn
Friendsgiving with Eddie Smith Band
Jason D. Williams at Lafayette’s

Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving!
Hungry Turkey 5K at Shelby Farms Park
Turkey Trot 4-Miler at Memphis Botanic Garden
DJ Frogg at Celtic Crossing
Sheiksgiving at Bar DKDC
– The Hi-Tone will have a Super T Thanksgiving show.
Ashton Riker and Ghost Town Blues Band at Lafayette’s
DJ at Railgarten
Turkey Twerk at The Tin Roof
Jackie Flora Band at Neil’s Music Room

For a full list of places that are open during the day and/or in the evening on Thanksgiving, go here.

All Weekend (check links for exact days and times)

Junie B. Jones The Musical at Circuit Playhouse (through Dec. 23)
Peter Pan at Playhouse on the Square (through Dec. 31)
Enchanted Forest at the Pink Palace (through Dec. 31)
Holiday Wonders at Memphis Botanic Garden opens November 24
– Starry Nights at Shelby Farms opens on Friday, November 24
Mistletoe Village at Starry Nights, Shelby Farms Park (November 24-December 29)
– Memphis Arts Collective Market at 1501 Union Avenue (Nov. 24 – Dec. 24)
Gift: A Christmas Holiday Market at Saddle Creek (November 25 – December 24)
– Take the Soul Train to Christmas at Hattiloo Theatre

Friday, November 24

“An Important Meeting” AKA Escape Your Family Day at Ghost River
Germantown Tree Lighting at Municipal Park Lake
Tree Lighting at Holiday Wonders at the Botanic Garden
Tree Lighting at the Peabody Hotel, November 24
Leftover Improv at Midtown Crossing Grill
Midtown Dodgeball Open Play at 820 S. Willett
VIB (Very Important Bride) Open House + Tasting at Whispering Woods
WinterArts Gala Opening Reception at 1215 Ridgeway Rd.
Memphis Hustle v. Salt Lake City Stars at the Landers Center (go! or watch on Facebook live)
– Grizzlies v. Nuggets in Denver (places to watch)
South Main Trolley Night, Black Friday Edition
Crown Vox at DKDC
“Bailgarten” Live Music all day and night (including Lord T & Eloise) at Railgarten
Poetry v. Hip Hop Volume II at Azule Tequila Bar
– North Mississippi Allstars w/ Al Kapone, Frayser Boy, SpanishFly at Minglewood Hall

Saturday, November 25

Memphis v. ECU Football Game at the Liberty Bowl
Bartlett Holiday Market at Bartlett Station Municipal Center
Holiday Makers Market at 7743 Church Street, Millington.
Shop Small Saturday at Ghost River Brewing
Christmas in Collierville in the Town Square
Fall Fashion Show at 600 Monroe Ave.
Erie Bay Hawks v. Memphis Hustle at Landers Center (go! or watch on Facebook live)
Saturday Night Showcase with the Pirates at Railgarten
MD’s and “Almost Elton John” at Lafayette’s
Memphis’ Last Waltz at the Hi-Tone
Poetry, Rhythm, and Soul at 414 S. Main St.

Sunday, November 26

Tsunami Holiday Artist Market at 928 S. Cooper
Brunch Happy Hour and Sunday Evening Live Music at all the Huey’s
The Underwater Turkey Shoot at The Dive Shop
Brunch at the Brewery and Sunday Evening Slowdown at Ghost River Taproom
Grizzlies v. Nets at FedExForum
Folk All Y’all: An Evening With Freddie and Francine at Listening Room at DCA

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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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  1. Marjorie says:

    Where is the mural located that is at the top of this blog post?

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