10 things to do in Memphis this weekend: Nov. 28 – Dec. 1

Zoo Lights

The Memphis Zoo transforms into a Winter Wonderland at night!

WHEN: Until December 30th — Opens at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Memphis Zoo

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Memphis Hungry Turkey 5K

It’s your pre-turkey workout. Your body will thank you later.

WHEN: Thursday, November 28 at 9:00 AM
WHERE: Shelby Farms Park

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Ingram Hill

This Memphis-based threesome aren’t an exact replica of classic rockers from the ’60s and ’70s — their work is more modern — but they do have a certain down-home rootsiness that has gone over well in many music circles.

WHEN: Thursday, November 28 at 8:00 PM
WHERE: Lafayette’s Music Room

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Peabody Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kick off the holiday season with The Peabody’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Lasting all day, the event begins with the 11 a.m. Duck March, followed by local choirs singing holiday classics. Following the 5 p.m. Duck March, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive to light the Peabody Christmas Tree and pass out holiday candy.

WHEN: Friday, November 29 at 11:00 AM
WHERE: The Peabody Hotel

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Black Joe Lewis

Black Joe Lewis is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of  “Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is!,” and will be rocking out the 1884 Lounge with Memphis’s own Liz Brasher.

WHEN: Friday, November 29 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: 1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall

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Big Wheel Relay Race 2019

It’s time to bring back that inner kid on you – on a big wheel, no less! Don’t be the only “big” kid on the block not showing off your BIG WHEEL skills. Big wheels are provided and spaces are limited!

WHEN: Satuday, November 30 at 1:00 PM
WHERE: Beale Street

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Holiday Wonders at the Garden

The Memphis Botanic Garden will feature four distinct areas that each have their own Holiday theme.

WHEN: Satuday, November 30 at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Memphis Botanic Garden

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ In Concert

Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter’s second year at school like never before. This concert features Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secret™ in high definition while the Memphis Symphony performs John Williams otherworldly score. Experience the wonder of talking spiders, scolding letters, and giant snakes all over again!

WHEN: Satuday, November 30 at 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Orpheum

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Delectable Festival

Offering a variety of delectable desserts and decadent cocktails. Delectable Festival is one of Memphis’ most luxurious event experiences. Uniquely curated dessert selections and craft cocktails will be offered by Memphis’ most notable chefs, bakeries, and restaurants.

WHEN: Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Beale Street Landing

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Overton Square Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with The Square’s most beloved annual event – the Overton Square Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration!

The Square will be filled with snow as we welcome Santa Claus back to Midtown and light the Holiday Tree in Chimes Square with a free neighborhood party.

WHEN: Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Overton Square

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