B/C It’s the weekend! Events in Memphis March 7 – March 10

New Mentor Training

MENTOR Memphis Grizzlies’ Training Institute provides best-in-class training to mentors and mentor programs so that they are equipped to improve student outcomes. This new mentor training starts the process to prepare mentors with the needed tools and skills to mentor and work with the youth within our youth mentoring network. This training is open to anyone interested in becoming a volunteer youth mentor. After completing training, MENTOR Memphis Grizzlies will connect you to a quality youth mentoring program.

WHEN: Thursday, March 7 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: FedExForum

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YPN Memphis March Mixer

YPN is a real estate centric organization that is member-driven and committed to encouraging young professionals excel in their careers by providing networking, education, and encouragement. This is a free event with light appetizers provided and a cash bar.

WHEN: Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m
WHERE: The Bluff

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Tony Manard and the Big Ole Band

The Big Ole Band is back at Lafayette’s! Bluesy, twangy, soulful originals, funky covers and musical high-jinks!

WHEN: Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Lafayette’s Music Room

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Memphis Boat Expo + The Good Life Expo

The Memphis Boat Expo will be joining forces with THE GOOD LIFE EXPO and cover the Memphis Cook Convention Center Main Hall.  This  will be the outdoor lover’s indoor playground! Experience the Biggest Boat Sell In the Mid South, ride the zip line and experience the Thrill Zone!  Plus, you could win a boat or an RV!  Shop for boats, seadoos, RV’s, ATV’s, and almost everything you can imaging to live the good life – outdoors!

WHEN: Friday, March 8 – Sunday, March 10 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Cook Convention Center

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HazeJuice Slopcan Release Party

Wiseacre is having a release party to celebrate their newest IPA, the HazeJuice Slopcan.

WHEN: Friday, March 8 starting at 1 p.m.
WHERE:Wiseacre Brewing Company

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5 Fridays of Jazz

Jump into Spring with a lively series of free Jazz concerts at the Benjamin L Hooks Central Library, sponsored by the Levitt Shell. Open to all age groups. This week the performance will be Lisa Nobumoto and her Sizzling Six.

WHEN: Friday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

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Margarita Madness

What is the world’s best beverage? Ask 50 people and you might get 50 different answers. But for this one night in March, all of us will have the same answer: tequila!

WHEN: Friday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Growlers

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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Utah Jazz

The Memphis Grizzlies have a home game against the Utah Jazz.

WHEN: Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: FedExForum

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SilentSkateParty Memphis

This is an adult exclusive silent skating party! Grab your headphones and tune into 3 different channels of music, and just have fun!

WHEN: Friday, March 8 at 10 p.m.
WHERE: East End Skating Center

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Grind City Coffee Expo

Come be part of the inaugural Grind City Coffee Expo. As in its name, it is centered around Memphis coffee. From the roasters to the shops, the Expo will highlight the amazing coffee community we have available in our wonderful city.

WHEN: Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Memphis College of Art and Community Education

ChalkFest

This exciting annual, family friendly event will help local artists transform the Brooks plaza into a colorful canvas! Invite your friends and bring the whole family for a fun day of live performances, food trucks, hands-on art-making, games, gallery exploration, and more! And it’s completely FREE!

WHEN: Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Brooks Museum

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Low Cut Connie w/ The Klitz & Louise Page at 1884 Lounge

According to Low Cut Lonnie, “If an alien landed and asked what rock ‘n’ roll is, you could start here.”

WHEN: Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: 1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall

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Whitey Morgan

Whitey Morgan comes to Minglewood Hall, with Josh Card and the Restless Souls opening the show.

WHEN: Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Minglewood Hall

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Love Light Orchestra

The Love Light Orchestra is a ten-piece band of veteran Bluff City musicians. The band consists of John Nemeth on vocals, Joe Restivo on guitar, Tim Goodwin on bass, Earl Lowe on drums, Gerald Stephens on keys, and a five piece horn section that includes Marc Franklin, Scott Thompson, Art Edmaist Jason Yasinksy, and Kirk Smothers.

WHEN: Saturday, March 9 at 9 p.m.
WHERE: Railgarten

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Soulful Food Truck Festival

Enjoy 9 Food Trucks, 31 Vendors, Adult Beverages, Live Music Every Hour and DJ DNyce on the 1s & 2s! Food Trucks Listed at soulfest19.eventbrite.com

WHEN: Sunday, March 10 at 12 p.m.
WHERE: Clayborn Temple

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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Orlando Magic

The Memphis Grizzlies have a home game against the Orlando Magic.

WHEN: Sunday, March 10 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: FedExForum

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National Mario Day!

National Mario Day is observed each year on March 10th and honors Mario from the popular Nintendo game. This gamer holiday is celebrated on March 10 because of the way the date appears, when abbreviated (March 10). Rec Room will have free-to-play games, themed drinks, and more to celebrate! Cosplay encouraged!

WHEN: Sunday, March 10 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Rec Room

 

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