5 Things To Do This Weekend: 7/10 – 7/12
Happy Friday, Memphis! July heat is here which means it’s time to hydrate yourself and wear sunscreen. Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend. Don’t forget to MASK UP.
But first, be sure you didn’t miss anything on the blog lately:
– New Food Truck Memphis Pineapple Express
– Food News: What’s New, What’s Closed, and the New Rules
– Italian Dinner To-Go: Cocozza Opens Next Week
– Immerse Yourself In MEMFolk, Memphis’s Newest Art Installation
– Where to Buy Masks
1. Little Tea Shop Documentary Premiere, WKNO TV, Friday, 7:30 p.m., free to tune in, all ages
The downtown Memphis institution and lunch staple is featured in a new documentary from filmmaker Molly Wexler. The premiere is Friday night on WKNO TV and explores the story of the restaurant and its beloved owner Suhair Lauck.
2. MEMFolk Pop-Up, 607 Monroe Ave. (BOXLOT by High Cotton Taproom), All Weekend, $10 per person, all ages
MEMFolk’s “Flowerbox” immersive art installation only has two more weekend left, so if you want to take “the best selfies of quarantine”, get your ticket and reserve your time to explore the space ASAP. Only two people are allowed in at a time, and masks are required during check-in. Stop by the other two microretails onsite while you’re there.
3. Live At YAS, Facebook Live, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., $20 suggested donation
Young Avenue Sound debuts a new virtual concert series this weekend featuring local musicians Speck Joliet, Daykisser,
and Rheannan on Friday, July 10, and Speck Joliet, Louise Page, and Blueboys on Saturday, July 11. Make a donation to Music Export Memphis COVID emergency fund, then head over to the Young Avenue Sound Facebook page
4. Lucero Concert Livestream, The Internet, Saturday, 9 p.m., $10 general admission
Lucero performs alone on stage at Minglewood Hall, and will livestream the whole thing. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Musicares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Check out their cool band photo in front of The Edge I Love Memphis mural.
5. Socially Distanced Outside Activities, Six Feet Away From Other People, All Weekend, Free, All Ages/Kid-friendly
Head to the park, walk your dog, ride a bike, pick up a takeout picnic, go on a mural tour or a photo tour. Just go early while it’s cooler, stay super hydrated, and wear sunscreen. Check these out: