5 Things To Do This Weekend: 3/2 – 3/4

Posted by Holly Whitfield | March 2nd 2018 3078 0

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

national pancake day was feb. 27 or maybe march 5? idk but these peanut butter banana pancakes from Automatic Slim’s look awesome

1. Vintage901 Food and Wine Festival, Friday / Saturday, Crosstown Concourse / MCA, $65 / $250, 21+
Vintage 901 is back with another year of food, wine, and good times benefitting the Women’s Foundation of Greater Memphis. Tonight’s event, the Grand Tasting, is your most accessible with $65 tickets including food samples, demos, vendors, and dozens of wines while Nick Black performs. There’s also a Perfect Pairings dinner on Saturday, created by Restaurant Iris. Sunday’s brunch event is sold out. Read more.

2. Bike To Brunch: The Liquor Store, Revolutions Bike Co-Op, Saturday, 10 a.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
If you haven’t done a bike-to-brunch with Revolutions, what are you waiting for? This week, they’re riding from Cooper Young (Revolutions is located at First Congo) to Broad Avenue’s The Liquor Store. Read all the details here, including how you can rent a bike to participate.

3. Red Hot Lindy Hop Dance Lesson, Rumba Room, Saturday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., $5, all ages
“Come and join us this Saturday, March 3, for our monthly lindy hop dance. For just $5, you get an hour-long lindy hop dance lesson with our experienced teachers and two hours of dancing to DJ’d music from the big band era. No partner or previous dance background required; beginners welcome.

4. Half Pints For Half Pints, Memphis Made Brewing, Saturday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., $50 – $85, 21+
Support the kids of Peabody Elementary while you enjoy beer, food from Cooper Young restaurants, and silent auction, and tunes from Goner Records.

5. Wok ‘n In Memphis Chinese Lantern Party, 409 S. Main, Saturday, 8 p.m., $15, 21+
From the calendar submission: “It’s the year of the dog and we want you to come celebrate. Chinese New year is upon us and Wok’n in Memphis is throwing a party! Bands Allison Kasper, Loudd Faces, and The Racquets will all be there to play. Full bar and food catered by Wok’n in Memphis.” (Ed. Note: Food and full bar for $15 – good grief that’s a good deal!)

See more events – including Cognac, Cars, and Cigars at the Pink Palace, the Red Shoe Gala, Muddy’s 10th Anniversary Party, and Plant The Parkways by clicking here.

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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