5 Things To Do This Weekend
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Things To Do In Memphis This weekend
Free music at Fourth Bluff Park downtown every Friday! With the backdrop of the river and sunset, the vibes of the Fourth Bluff Park, and a chance to check out Memphis’s grooviest music artists—Soulin on the River is a must-do this summer. Memphis Slim Collaboratory curated an excellent lineup—this week’s artist is Jonte Mayon. Bring your picnics or purchase food and drinks from food trucks and a cash bar.
It’s Broadway at the Orpheum! Jesus Christ Superstar is the 50th anniversary tour featuring the beloved music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. See the full season of shows here and get your tickets here.
Lightfoot Farms Market, 7422 Ward Rd. Millington, first Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., free, all ages/kid-friendly
A local farmers market full of fresh farm raised meat, produce, fresh eggs, baked goods & bread, artisan cheeses, jams & jellies, dry goods, gifts, and more. Plus pony rides, food trucks, coffee, and popcorn.
901 Wrestling, Black Lodge, Saturday, doors at 7 p.m., $5 - $15, all ages / under 21 must be accompanied by guardian
901 Wrestling hosts another night of matches at Black Lodge Video. The Main Event is The Baddest Man Alive v. The Star of the Show. The evening is held in honor of Devin Taylor. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the late wrestler’s family.
See the full guide with all the details here, but here’s a super fast rundown:
- Thursday: Millington
- Friday through Sunday: Redbirds games at AutoZone Park
- Friday: Olive Branch
- Saturday: Collierville
- Sunday: Graceland, Liberty Park
- Monday: Germantown, Bartlett, Southaven
More events are happening this weekend — scroll through them on the blog’s calendar!
SEE MORE ON THE BLOG'S CALENDAR HERE.
Veena, I love this challenge! What a great idea.
So much to do! I love my city ❤❤❤??????
Wondering if most restaurants downtown are open? Specifically Itta Bena or Majestic?
Coming from an hour away just wanting to know if things are open?
Is there music on the street on Beale?
Is Wet Willies back open?
Almost everything is open all over town, including Itta Bena, Majestic, and Wet Willy's. I strongly suggest making reservations and calling ahead because while places are open, they may have limited space or hours. I can't say if they will have music literally outside on the street, many clubs on Beale will have live music inside.
Thanks for telling us about the free kayak rental with kayakmemphistours downtown! First time to kayak on the Mississippi. Nice cool weather today and great pictures!
You're so welcome!!
We’ve got free Halloween movies screening all through October every Saturday at Crosstown Concourse starting October 2nd! A matinee for kids at 2pm and a feature for adults at 7! Also the Crosstown Arts Film Series has spooky features programmed for October , including a live score/silent film screening of THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI along with a performance by the local industrial goth/pop band, THE POP RITUAL on October 28th!
What is happening this week at the Iconic Woman’s Exchange of Memphis?
Tennessee Crafts Southwest show, “Gail Laughlin Tribute; gardening, food and Fashion” Tuesday, October 5-15. Open M-F 10-4. 88 Racine Street, Memphis 38111.
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