10 things to do in Memphis this weekend: August 22 – 25

Get out and see what all the Bluff City is up to this weekend! Here are 10 things to do in Memphis this weekend that you need to know about!

Work for Yourself @50+ Workshop

Learn the ins and outs of self employment at this informational workshop!  The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting.  This workshop breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way, so that you can take the right first steps toward successful self-employment.

WHEN: Thursday, August 22 at 11:00 AM
WHERE: Epicenter

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Woodruff-Fontaine Magic Basement

Closeup Magic sometimes causes confusion in the eyes of some people who are unfamiliar with magic and magicians.  Jeffrey Day will be performing tricks from between the 1860’s to the 1950’s and created by some famous magicians you’ve probably never heard of!

WHEN: Friday, August 23 – Saturday, August 24 at 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM
WHERE: Woodruff Fontaine House

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Fitness Under the Stars

Spend Friday getting fit under the stars with this free fitness class!  This is a FREE summer/fall fitness series that will be comprised of a variety of group fitness activities, which will promote wellness and community. The series will occur weekly over a nine- week period on Friday evenings.

WHEN: Friday, August 23 at 7:00 PM
WHERE:  Mud Island River Park


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The Bar-Kays Reloaded: 55th Anniversary Celebration

Fire, smoke, and vibrant costumes are just part of what’s in store for audiences these days at a typical stage performance by funk and soul pioneers the BAR-KAYS.

WHEN: Friday, August 23 at 7:30 PM
WHERE: The Halloran Centre at the Orpheum

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100 CENTS for 100 YEARS

Celebrate 100 years of The Arcade restaurant with lots of great $1 menu items, happy hour drink specials, and live music! Plus, all food proceeds will go to St. Jude Research Hospital!

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 at 7:00 AM
WHERE: The Arcade Restaurant

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Germantown International Festival

Enjoy some great international foods, live performances, and so much more!  There will be over 15 countries represented, so come and get some culture!

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 at 11:00 AM
WHERE: Agricenter International

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Global Climbing Day

The North Face is teaming up with climbing gyms across the world to celebrate inclusivity and community through climbing!  Professional climber, Matt Segal, will be hosting a climbing talk at 11:00 AM.  Everyone can get in free between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM!

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 at 10:00 AM
WHERE: Memphis Rox Climbing + Community

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Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you’ll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water.

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 at 5:00 PM
WHERE: Riverside Park

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Paw Prints Gala

The evening will include a live and silent auction, open bar, gourmet buffet, live entertainment, dancing and so much more!

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 at 5:00 PM
WHERE: Riverside Park

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Redbirds Home Games + Sunday Funday

The Redbirds have one game against the Round Rock Express, and then host a series with the Omaha Storm Chasers.

Thursday, August 22 at 7:05 PM
Friday, August 23 at 7:05 PM
Saturday, August 24 at 6:35 PM
Sunday, August 25 at 2:05 PM

Spend Sunday’s game with the entire family — Kids under 12 get a free ice cream with entry, and can run the bases after the game.  Plus, you can grab an autograph from some of the players before the game!

WHEN: Sunday, August 25 at 1:15 PM
WHERE: AutoZone Park

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