It’s starting to feel a little bit like Fall, y’all! If you’re looking to get out and about in the Bluff City this weekend, here are a ton of activities going on for you to check out!
Cooper Young Art Invitational
The 2018 Cooper Young Festival will be showcasing local CY artisans. The annual Art Invitational celebrates the artists who live and work in the Cooper Young Historic District. The free event allows artists the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting.
WHEN: Thursday, September 13 at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: 902 South Cooper Street
Energetic and Irresistible. In 1899, New York City got its news from an army of ragged orphans and runaways called newsies. One of them, Jack Kelly, dreams of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and leads a young army toward responsibility in a combination of jaunty tunes and high-kicking musical numbers
DATES & TIMES:
Thursday, September 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 15 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Theatre Memphis
Catch a Free Concert at Levitt Shell
It’s a weekend of free music at the Levitt Shell!
Thursday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. – Black Umfolosi
Friday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. – Snowglobe w/Star & Micey
Saturday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. – Rhodes college Jazz Night w/ Joyce Cobb
Sunday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. – Those Pretty Wrongs
Catch a Redbirds Playoff Game
The Redbirds are tied 1-1 in a five-game playoff series with the Fresno Grizzlies. You can catch at least two games this weekend, and potentially a third, if necessary. You can also get seats for just $1.
DATES & TIMES:
Friday, September 14 at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, September 15 at 6:35 p.m.
Sunday, September 16 at 5:05 p.m. (If necessary)
WHERE: AutoZone Park
Woodruff Fontaine 3 hr Lights Out Ghost Hunt
It’s a three-hour Lights Out Ghost Hunt at the Historic Woodruff-Fontaine House! Bring your digital audio recorder and camera for an evening of learning how to set-up and conduct a paranormal investigation. Each group will be led by a TAPS Family Members Historical Haunts member to guide you on your own investigation.
WHEN: Friday, September 14 at 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Woodruff-Fontaine House Museuem
Cooper-Young Festival 2018
The Cooper Young Festival is this weekend! It’s where art, culture, cuisine, and commerce intersect in a fabric that weaves its way throughout this historic neighborhood to create a lifestyle district all its own. There will be free activities, family-friendly, music, and arts and crafts street festival. It’s the biggest party of the summer!
WHEN: Saturday, September 15 at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Cooper Young Historic District
Two Gentlemen of Verona
It’s free, fun, fast, and for everyone! Ideal for families and picnics, this quick-fire version of Two Gents provides a rare opportunity to laugh at Shakespeare’s first comedy – and perhaps even his very first play.
WHEN: Saturday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Loflin Yard