5 Things To Do This Weekend: 10/4 – 10/6
It’s time for another beautiful weekend in Memphis! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss, plus a few other ideas.
But first, be sure you didn’t miss anything on the blog lately:
1. Memphis International Auto Show, Cook Convention Center, Friday – Sunday,$6 – $7, all ages/kid-friendly
See all the fancy new and classic cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers of all kinds all weekend long. There’s free parking in the convention center lot off Winchester Street. The Auto Show is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids 12 and under are free.
2. Creative Works Market, Halloran Centre, Friday – Saturday, 10 a.m – 6 p.m., free to enter, all ages
Creative Works design conference is in town this weekend, and while the workshops are sold out, anyone can shop at the market which features art, design, handmade goods, apparel and more from local and national artists. They’ll also have food trucks on site from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each day.
3. Frayser Local Arts Festival, Arkwings Foundation (2034 James Rd.), Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
This indoor-outdoor festival features arts performances, shopping, live music, hands-on activities and more. Read more via High Ground news.
4. I Miss The Old Kanye, Hi-Tone Cafe, Saturday, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., $20 at the door, 18 and up
Remember the good ol’ days of Kanye West? If you miss the hip-hop star’s better times, head to the Hi Tone this Saturday night to hear his hits performed live by multiple artists like DJ Siphne Aaye, Qemist, and more. There will also be a Ye-inspired art show and dance party.
5. High Cotton Oktoberfest, 598 Monroe Ave., Sunday, October 6, noon – 6 p.m., free to enter, all ages
The Edge District annual Oktoberfest is at High Cotton, with their Oktoberfest brew and other traditional German beers, plus live music, Bavarian food from Edge Alley. Kid-friendly, dog-friendly, and t-shirts and steins for sale.
Also this weekend, the Antenna Club gets the historical marker that it deserves. There’s a documentary screening at Black Lodge on Friday at 7 p.m. and the marker unveiling is on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at 1588 Madison, with live music afterwards at Murphy’s, B-Side, and Lamplighter. Read more from Jesse at the Flyer.
– Creative Works Conference
– Monster Market at 618 S. Main Street
– Julius Caesar by Tennessee Shakespeare Company
– On Golden Pond at Playhouse on the Square
– Wakey, Wakey from Quark Theatre at TheatreSouth
– Miracle Play at Theatreworks on the Square
– Head Over Heels at The Circuit Playhouse
– Ben Folds at the Levitt Shell (not free; it’s a Shell Yeah fundraiser)
– Food Truck Fridays at the Dixon
– Fitness Under The Stars at the River Garden
– Bill Maher at the Orpheum
– The MDs performing The Beatles’ Revolver at Crosstown Theater
– An Evening With Sutton Foster at GPAC
– Memphis Prop Busters Charity Fly-In benefitting Porter-Leath at 3945 Inglewood Place
– Hip Hop Yoga at Your Inner Yogi
– The Auntie Roundtable at Jack Robinson Gallery
– Peanut Butter & Jam: Lucky 7 Brass Band at GPAC
– Strong GIRL Fest at Hutchison School
– Art For Elephants at Memphis Zoo
– Central Bark Grand Opening at 539 S. Front St
– Nerdtoberfest at Two Rivers Bookstore
– AKF Color Run + Free Concert at HW Cox Park in Collierville
– Taco Fest at the Hi-Tone
– Don Lifted @ Maria Montessori School for the River Series at Harbor Town
– Monsters Inc Party at Primas Bakery & Boutique
– Yoga PopUp at Your Inner Yogi
Check out the blog’s calendar here.