The Weekender: August 12th – August 14th

With all the great things going on in the 901 these days, have you ever been overwhelmed with choices? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a weekly post called The Weekender, filled with a handy schedule to help you hit some of our best bets for an amazing weekend. You can follow this schedule to a T, or use it as a launching point to plan your own adventure! The Weekender is not meant to be exhaustive, but will include our suggestions to help you plan the weekend ahead. 

 

Friday, August 12th

  • 12pm – Start the weekend early with Food Truck Friday at the Dixon then check out the On Location: Memphis Film and Music Festival
  • 4pm – Go vote for your favorite local film at the first ever Memphis Film Prize (and check out the panel discussions) or benefit a great cause and dunk Memphians at Plunge to Expunge before heading over toFourth Bluff Fridays
  • 7pm – Celebrate the National Civil Rights Museum at the Redbirds game
  • 8pm – Enjoy live music at Otherlands, bingo at Memphis Made, comedy at Midtown Crossing Grill, a free afterparty at Hattiloo

 

Saturday, August 13th

  • 8am – Start your morning at the Downtown Farmer’s Market or Celtic Crossing before benefitting a great cause at the Big Gay Carwash, or go to this Grant Writing Workshop or Run for Palestine
  • 9am – Go vote for your favorite local film at the first ever Memphis Film Prize or experience the last day of Underwater Yoga and the Fish Gallery
  • 10am – Learn to build a webpage or stop by the Black Love Block Party
  • 11am – Go to a Secret Open House and enjoy shopping with friends
  • 12pm – Check out the On Location: Memphis Film and Music Festival or the Southern Salsa Festival
  • 1pm – Stop by Overton Square for Elvis Week then take a City Tasting Tour
  • 4pm – Take the family to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens on the big screen at the Pink Palace
  • 5pm – Stop by the P&H Art Fair or the High Point Pub Luau
  • 7pm – Enjoy a Redbirds game (with postgame fireworks) or a house show with Folk All Ya’ll
  • 9pm – See live music at the Dirty Crow Inn, the Buccaneer, or Bar DKDC

 

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