5 Things To Do This Weekend: 9/11 – 9/13
Here are the five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend—plus a few extra ideas.
But first, be sure you didn’t miss anything on the blog lately:
- Memphis Art & Design Week Is Coming Up
- Southern Heritage Classic 2020: REWIND Streaming Football Game
- 150+ Memphis Restaurants For Takeout and Dine-In (Updated!)
- 100+ Memphis Patios For Eating Outdoors
- 7 Ways To Give Back To Memphis In September
1. Palladio Sidewalk Sale, 2215 Central Ave., Thursday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., all ages, free to enter
Palladio will have an outdoor sidewalk sale under their tent for home decor, furniture, arts, and more at their location in Cooper Young.
2. A History Of Yellow Fever, Zoom, Friday through Sunday, various times, $10, all ages
Elmwood Cemetery is absolutely crushing it when it comes to online events. They’ve been giving us interesting history lessons all through quarantine and they’re doing it again this weekend with a poignant presentation on yellow fever in Memphis. There are online events on Friday morning at 9 a.m., Saturday at 3 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m.
3. Lucero Virtual Family Block Party, Online, Friday – Saturday, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m., $15 single day/$20 two-day, 18+
Lucero’s annual block party is going virtual as the Memphis-based Southern rockers stream two nights of concerts live (and alone) from Minglewood Hall. The first night is going to be 100% requests.
4. Twilight Tours: DINOS After Dark, Memphis Zoo, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., ages 5 and up
The Memphis Zoo is hosting guided tours of their DINOS exhibit and some night animals this Saturday evening. Capacity is limited and preregistration is required.
5. Southern Heritage Classic REWIND, Online, Saturday, 7 p.m., free, all ages
The annual football game and cultural festival honoring Tennessee State University and Jackson State University is postponed until 2021, but you can relive the excitement of 2017’s amazing matchup via live-streaming on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.
Plus a few more ideas…
- Central Gardens Home Tour Detour, Central Gardens/Online, Sept. 13 – 27, donations accepted
From the Central Gardens Association: “A virtual retrospective of more than 100 homes from the past 20 years of CGA Home Tours will allow you to detour from your day and enjoy a tour through beautiful Central Gardens, with an interactive map to follow along as you walk, drive or bike through one of the Mid-South’s most famous historic neighborhoods.”
- Orpheum Mini Golf
Play a Broadway-themed round of putt-putt on stage at the Orpheum (and get a look backstage while you’re there!) Reservations are limited and required.
- Levitt Shell’s Orion Virtual Concert Series continues this Friday and Saturday with live streaming of past concerts from Ruthie Foster (Friday) and The Mighty Souls Brass Band (Saturday).
- Canoes + Cocktails at Shelby Farms Park, Friday and Saturday night from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- Soul Food Sunday at Regina’s Cajun Kitchen downtown.