Memphis Must-Do's: A Preview of Weekend Events - starting Tonight!

Jul 24, 2014 6:18:37 AM Alex Ezell

Are your a local Memphian who's looking to see what's big in Bluff City this weekend? Visiting Memphis and looking to party? A traveler who likes to check out the local flavor?

No matter what your cause, Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals has you covered. Here's what is happening in Memphis this hot Summer weekend - events and festivities begin tonight!

Make sure that you share this list with friends and family who may be getting out of the house this weekend.

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Thursday, July 24th

Art & A Movie: Nam June Paik:

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 6-8:30 PM

Art After Dark:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 6-8 PM

Downtown Alive Concert Series:

Court Square, 11:30 AM-1 PM

Eco Adventure Camp:

Memphis Botanic Garden, Daily, 9 AM-3 PM

Evergreen Community Farmers Market:

Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 2-6 PM

Memphis Bike Fest:

Mid-South Fairgrounds & Tiger Lane, 7/22-7/27, 8 AM

Memphis 'Cue & A:

Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange, 6-8 PM

MRTC Road Race Series 2nd 5K:

Audubon Park, 7 AM

Nature Scene Investigators:

Memphis Botanic Garden, Thursday- Friday 9 AM-3 PM

Park Users Survey:

Shelby Farms Park, All-Day Event

Peabody Rooftop Party:

Peabody Hotel, 6-11 PM

Redbirds Game:

AutoZone Park, 7:00 PM

Steal Magnolias:

The Orpheum, 7 PM

Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series:

Historic Town Square, 7-9 PM

Thursdays Squared:

Overton Square, 6-11 PM

Wizard of Oz Sing-Along:

The Orpheum, 7 PM

Friday, July 25th

Family Campout in My Big Backyard:Dixon Gallery & Garden, Friday 6 PM-Saturday 9 AMFood Truck Fridays:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Fun Fridays in My Big Backyard:

Memphis Botanic Garden, 10 AM-Noon

Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets:

The Orpheum, 7 PM

Memphis Jams on Beale:

W.C. Handy Park, 6:30-9:30 PM

Open Studio (ages 15 and up):

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 4-5 PM

Park Users Survey:

Shelby Farms Park, All-Day Event

South Main Trolley Tour:

South Main Street, 6 PM

The Little Princess:

The Orpheum, 1:30 PM

Trailhead Fitness Training Sessions:

Shelby Farms Park, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:15-7:30 PM

4000 Miles:

Playhouse on the Square, 7/11-8/3, Times Vary

Saturday, July 26th

AAZK's Backstage Pass:

Memphis Zoo, 5:30-8 PM

After-hours Luau at Splash + Splatter, presented by Memphis Pool:

Shelby Farms Park, 6:30-8 PM

Chain Making 1- Solderless Chains:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, 10 AM-5 PM

Cooper Young Community Farmers Market:

First Congregational Church, 8 AM-1 PM

Memphis Farmers Market:

S. Front St. at G.E. Patterson, 7 AM-1 PM

Rock N Wild Picnic:

Memphis Farmers Market, 5-8 PM

Shelby Farms BMX:

Shelby Farms Park, 3:30-6 PM

Splash + Splatter, presented by Memphis Pool:

The Outback Gate 11, Saturday-Sunday, Times Vary

Spooky Saturday Trail Days:

Shelby Farms Park, 9 AM-Noon

Sprinkler Day:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, 10 AM-1 PM

The Maker's Market at Overton Square - Summer Edition:

Tower Courtyard, 12-5 PM

The Way of Tea in Tennessee-Basic Ceremony:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, 1-3 PM

Sunday, July 27th

Adventure Camp Session II:Shelby Farms Park, Monday-Friday 8 AM-3 PM

M. Christine Best Art Exhibit:

Memphis Botanic Garden, Open Hours

Opening Lecture: Charles Courtney Curran:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 2-3 PM

Monday, July 28th

Caterpillar Club Camp - “How Does Your Garden Grow”:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, Daily, 9:30 AM-Noon

"Endangered Existence" Taylor Mitchell's Art Exhibit:

Memphis Botanic Garden, Weekly on Mondays, Open Hours

Nature Scene Investigators:

Memphis Botanic Garden, Daily, 9 AM-3 PM

Women Run/Walk Memphis 3rd Training:

Agricenter, 6:30 PM

Mudpie Mondays:

Memphis Botanic Garden, 10 AM-Noon

The Etiquette Factory Summer Camp:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, 1:30-4:30 PM

Tuesday, July 29th

Fused Glass 101:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, 6-8:30 PM

Mini Masters:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 10:30-11:15 AM

Vine to Wine at the Garden: Red, White & Blues:

Dixon Gallery & Garden, 6-8 PM

Yoga at the Cotton Museum:

The Cotton Museum At The Memphis Cotton Exchange, 7-8 AM

Zoo Brew Tickets On Sale:

Memphis Zoo, All-day Event

Wednesday, July 30th

Farmers' Market at the Garden:

Memphis Botanic Garden, 2-6 PM

Kaleidoscope Club:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 3:30-4:30 PM

Munch and Learn: Central and South American Music:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Noon-1 PM

Ray LaMontagne:

The Orpheum, 7:30 PM

Sunrise Yoga:

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 6:15-7:15 AM

Wacky Wednesday:

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 10 AM-Noon

7- Day Forecast