With all the great things going on in the 901 these days, have you ever been overwhelmed with choices? Well, you’re in luck! Every week we curate The Weekender, a post filled with a handy list to help you hit some of our best bets for an amazing weekend.
The Weekender is not meant to be exhaustive but will include our suggestions to help you plan the weekend ahead. In the case of inclement weather, check with each event’s page for updates. See all upcoming events here.
Friday, December 28th
Swing with some cool cats amongst snazzy furnishings at A Rowdy Mid-Century Seasonal Shindig.
Laugh it up with Comma Comedians at Crosstown Brewing Company.
The Devil Train is pulling up to Lafayette’s Music Room.
Break out your 90’s track pants and gold chains for the Rent Party at the Bluff.
Take the bull by the horns at the Bull Fight Friday Nite: Mechanical Bull Party.
Get cozy ’round the pit at Firepit Fridays.
Allow your Christmas tree to serve a greater purpose by dropping it off at the Agricenter.
Go all in for a good time at the Ho Ho Ho Show.
Amazing harmonies are on deck at The Vault.
Things will get froggy and trippy at Canvas.
Saturday, December 29th
Make Your Own: Multiple Link Jewelry at the Metal Museum.
Take a spin on the carousel and count down to noon at the Children’s Museum.
Keep the kiddos and yourself entertained at the Post-Holiday Madness Romp! at Memphis Made.
Tour the craft beer scene with Memphis Brew Bus.
Revisit those mixed feelings about the Goblin King at the Pink Palace.
Race through Starry Nights at the Shelby Farms Park Buffaglo Run.
Cheer for your Grizzlies vs. the Celtics.
See Tora Tora w/ Dirty Streets at Minglewood.
BYOB to the Paint N Trap Black Light Party at Pinot’s Palette Sanderlin.
The vibe is rock, blues, and soul with Avon Dale and Petty Gene at Growlers.
It’s okay to have a lot of feelings at Emo Night: New Year, Same Tears.
Watch UFC 232 at Rec Room.
Get a warm groovy mix of funk, neo-soul & jazz with Eleanor Tallie at Bar DKDC.
Pull up for coconut shrimp and DECEMbburrr karaoke at Atomic Tiki.
The MD’s are playing a Booker T & The MG’s classic in its entirety live at B-Side.
Go for masked elegance at the Masquerade Ball-All Black Affair by Csom.
Sunday, December 30th
Order the French toast with a side of flamenco guitar at Brunch at Libro.
Make the mimosas disappear like abracadabra at Magic Brunch.
Fried hens and waffles are on the menu at Brunch at the Brewery.
End the year on a healthy note at Community Yoga.
The Winter Fest 2018 Day Party has your post-brunch grooves.
Be on Beale Street for the Autozone Liberty Bowl Parade.
It’s an Afro-futurist celebration of art, community, and culture at Kwanzaa on the River Remix.
Alexis Grace is back to belt out some tunes at Lafayette’s.
The divine and the delicious converge at Drag & Dinner @ Rizzos.
Zo! + Carmen Rodgers + CCDE have a show at The Hi Tone.
Take a chance on Flaming A’s Holiday Ho-down.
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