B/C It’s the weekend! Events in Memphis May 9 – 12

Memphis Redbirds Home Games

The Redbirds are at home all weekend with $2 beer specials Thursday, all-you-can-eat tacos Friday and a fireworks show Saturday.

Thursday, May 9 at 7:05 PM vs. Iowa Cubs
Friday, May 10 at 7:05 PM vs. Iowa Cubs
Saturday, May 11 at 6:35 PM vs. Nashville Sounds
Sunday, May 12 at 2:05 PM vs. Nashville Sounds

WHERE: AutoZone Park

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Sarratavia Blackberry Wheat Wine Release Party

Come celebrate a beer born from friendship and neighbors helping neighbors! Sarratavia is a blackberry wheat wine style ale aged in red wine barrels.

WHEN: Thursday, May 9 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Crosstown Brewing Company

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The Office Trivia

Revisit everyone’s favorite paper company! Cordelia’s Market and Diamond in the Bluff Productions are hosting a trivia night all about THE OFFICE!  Think you know everything about the employees and the antics at Dunder Mifflin Paper Company?

WHEN: Thursday, May 9 at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Cordelia’s Market

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5th Annual Cooper Young Pup Crawl

Cooper-Young restaurants and bars will offer a 25-percent discount and special canine-themed drinks for the evening to Pup Crawlers, which is from 6 to 9 p.m. during the Pup Crawl.

WHEN: Thursday, May 9 at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Cooper-Young District

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Drunk Haiku

BYO Haiku’s.  Awards will be given for the top 3. “Haiku” is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme. They’ll rhyme even less after a few drinks.

WHEN: Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Loflin Yard

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40th Blues Music Awards

Universally recognized as the highest accolade for blues musicians, the BMAs honor the past year’s achievements in performances, recordings and songwriting along with serving to sustain the blues’ rich cultural traditions. This celebratory evening ranks as a premier event in the music world. Tickets are on sale now. Join us for an exciting evening of awards and performances!

WHEN: Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Memphis Cook Convention Center

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Memphis Greek Festival

Join in on the festivities for food & drink, music & dancing, all the sights and sounds of Greece!

Find out which delicious pastries you need to try while you’re there!

WHEN: Friday, May 10 – Saturday, May 11
WHERE: Annuciation Greek Orthodox Church

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Girls Inc. Youth Farm

Come enjoy fresh girl-grown vegetables every week at the Girls Inc. Youth Farm! Farmers will be on site from 4 to 6 p.m. offering fresh produce at affordable prices. Honey, greens, plant starts for your garden, lettuce and much more.

WHEN: Friday, May 10 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Girls Inc. Youth Farm

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Eddie Izzard | Wunderbar

Five years after his last comedy tour, Force Majeure, made comedy history having played 45 countries including all 50 of the United States AND in four languages, making it the most extensive comedy show ever, Eddie Izzard is back to his roots with an all-new show which expands on his own very unique, totally surreal view of life, love, history and his “theory of the universe.”

WHEN: Friday, May 10 at 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Orpheum

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Shamefinger / Lipstick Stains / HEELS

ShameFinger is celebrating their new album with a show featuring Lipstick Stains and HEELS.

Check out a review of their new album here!

WHEN: Friday, May 10 at 9:00 PM
WHERE: Hi Tone

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Eli “Paperboy” Reed w/ GA-20

Eli “Paperboy” Reed brings his strong voice filled with soul and an incendiary performance style to leave crowds in awe.

WHEN: Friday, May 10 at 9:00 PM
WHERE: 1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall

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3 Course Comedy

Three Delicious Comedy Shows in One!

10 p.m. – Stand-up comedy by First Runner-up “Funniest Person in Memphis” and 2-time Best of Memphis nominee Ben Frederick.

10:30 p.m. – Back by popular demand! Improvised Dungeons and Dragons! The Bluff City Liars take you on an improvised fantasy journey filled with no shortage of dice rolling!

11 p.m. – An improv jam open to everyone! Always waned to try improv? This is your chance!

WHEN: Friday, May 10 at 10:00 PM
WHERE: Midtown Crossing Grill

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Baby Day

Come celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with our specialized Keeper Chats focused on the babies of Memphis Zoo. This is event is included with your general admission.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 at 10:00 AM
WHERE: Memphis Zoo

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Memphis Margarita Festival

Sample from Memphis’ best margarita-makers, vote on your favorite and they’ll crown a winner at the end of this best ‘rita fest.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 at 3:00 PM
WHERE: Memphis Park

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Memphis Brewfest 2019

Beginning at 4, join the fun on the field and RSVP for the 10th Annual Memphis Brewfest at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Live music from high-energy band Drunk Uncle, unlimited beer samples from 50+ local, regional and national craft brewers (plus imported favorites from around the world.)

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Liberty Bowl Stadium

Flores de Mayo & Santacruzan

This is FilAMemphis Kabayan’s very first Santacruzan event. Witness the lovely Reynas and cute angels as we perform the “ritual pageant honoring the finding of the True Cross by Helena (Reyna Elena) and her son Constantine”. It’s a beautiful Filipino tradition. We invite everyone to come as we do the parade on Stage Rd. Reception dinner will follow. It’s a potluck event so please bring a dish to share.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 at 4:30 PM
WHERE: St. Ann Catholic School

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Alice Hasen & the Blaze at The Cove

Alice Hasen & the Blaze present a show full of fiddle and groove at this lively oyster and absinthe bar in the Broad Avenue Arts District.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 at 9:00 PM
WHERE: The Cove, Cocktail & Oyster Bar

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Cory Branan w/ Kevin Gordon

He has proven himself as a top-notch songwriter and a fierce lyricist, and now’s your chance to catch a free show with Cory Branan.

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 at 9:00 PM
WHERE: Railgarten

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Mothers Day Picnic

Start a new tradition and celebrate Mother’s Day with a relaxing day at the Garden. Skip the crowds and enjoy a picnic in the most beautiful setting in Memphis! Pre-order a picnic from Fratelli’s or bring in your own. Enjoy a mimosa or other adult beverage from our cash bar as you stroll through the Garden. Plant a special flower as a take-home memento.

WHEN: Sunday, May 12 at 9:00 AM
WHERE: Memphis Botanic Garden

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Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate mom with a lavish brunch buffet served on the Mezzanine overlooking the Grand Lobby of the “South’s Grand Hotel.” The buffet includes dozens of hot and cold breakfast items, salads, seafood and side dishes in addition to holiday favorites and a 32-foot dessert station.

WHEN: Sunday, May 12 at 10:00 AM
WHERE: The Peabody

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Mother's Day Cerrito Bingo

Celebrate Mother’s Day by bringing your mother to play free bingo at Loflin Yard!  On this special day of Cerrito Bingo, all moms get an extra card.

WHEN: Sunday, May 12 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Loflin Yard

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