10 things to do in Memphis this weekend: August 1 – 4

Memphis Redbirds Home Games

The Redbirds are at home all weekend with a game against the Albuquerque Isotopes, and then a series with the El Paso Chihuahuas.

Thursday, August 1 vs. Albuquerque Isotopes at 7:05 PM
Friday, August 2 vs. El Paso Chihuahuas at 7:05 PM
Saturday, August 3 vs. El Paso Chihuahuas at 6:35 PM
Sunday, August 4 vs. El Paso Chihuahuas at 2:05 PM

WHERE: AutoZone Park

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Rooftop Party featuring M-80s

The M-80s are a 1980s pop/rock tribute band that plays the best pop, rock and new wave hits from the ’80s.

WHEN: Thursday, August 1 at 6 PM
WHERE: Peabody Rooftop

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Improv Game Night

Bluff City Liars return to TheatreWorks at Overton Square for Improv Game Night. The evening will be full of hilarious improv comedy based on the board games you know and love, including the iconic tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.

Audience members will have a chance to sit at the game table and influence our scenes by playing altered versions of classic games – board, dice, party, you name it!

WHEN: Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 at 8 PM
WHERE: TheatreWorks

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Mango Funk Yoself

It’s time to get FUNK’d up!! Join Meddlesome Brewery this Friday for the release of Mango Funk Yoself, a passion fruit and mango Sour. Bursting with ripe mango and dank passion fruit, clean and bright tartness, and a color like no other, this beer is sure to quench yo thirst.

WHEN: Friday, August 2 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Meddlesome Brewing Company

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Summer Cocktail Festival

Enjoy summer-inspired cocktails from over 30 of your favorite spirits brands, fresh local food, an epic dance party featuring DJ Jordan Rogers from Tiger City Entertainment and more.

Your ticket gets you 12 drink samples from your favorite brands, each one whipped into a delightful summertime drink. Food will be available for purchase from local restaurants along with full-sized beverages from the cash bar.

WHEN: Friday, August 2 at 6 PM
WHERE: Overton Square

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2019 Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival

It’s time for the 2nd Annual Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival! The festival will take place on the field of the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. There will be live music entertainment and a portion of ticket sales benefit the Dorothy Day House in Memphis. Tickets include admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, and over 90 different beverage samples. Food will be available to purchase.

WHEN: Saturday, August 3 at 6 PM
WHERE: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

Memphis Tributes the Grateful Dead

Instead of individual sets this will be 5 hours of straight Dead material with a rotating cast of nearly 20 musicians hailing from some of Memphis’ finest local acts. This will be a night to remember!  Bands playing include FreeWorld, HighWay Hi Fi, DEVIL TRAIN, Left Unsung, DAMFOOL and Outer Ring.

WHEN:Saturday, August 3 at 7 PM
WHERE: Minglewood Hall

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Hayden: Magician

You’ve never seen a magician like Hayden! Hayden is an award-winning magician based out of Charlotte, NC, who has performed for organizations nationwide such as Lowes and Bank of America, and has been gaining popularity for his original and fast-paced magic show. You’ve seen rabbits pulled out of hats… now see hats pulled out of rabbits!

WHEN:Saturday, August 3 at 8 PM
WHERE: Halloran Centre

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Lights Out - 80s GLOW PARTY

Join Rec Room for an amazing night filled with black lights, glow sticks, a live DJ, body & face paint and so much more!

WHEN: Saturday, August 3 at 8 PM
WHERE: Rec Room

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Beach Within Reach Party!

WISEACRE and Tattersall have come together to host one beachin’ Sunday afternoon. Blended pairings, watermelon eating contest, slip n slide, dare we say DAD BOD CONTEST? Swim/beachwear encouraged, free of judgement. Plenty of fun to be had and prizes to be won, so come have some fun!

WHEN: Sunday, August 4 at 2 PM
WHERE: Carolina Watershed

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