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"Art of the South 2019"

Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through July 14
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition presented by Number: Inc., featuring artists from 16 states and one district. 901-268-7873

"Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting"

Through July 26
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Three-month festival celebrating quilting and visual arts, with events, workshops, and two exhibition of not-your-grandma's quilts. (901) 507-8030

Memphis Magazine Fiction Contest

Through Aug. 31

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Winning authors will be honored with a $200 gift certificate to Novel. For more information, contest rules, and submission, visit website.

Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community

Through Oct. 20


Bicentennial celebration, the exhibit illustrates how the threads of Memphis history form a larger story or web of history. 636-2362

Go Ape Treetop Adventure

Ongoing
Shelby Farms 500 N. Pine Lake, Germantown Germantown

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Course in Shelby Farms Park open for its second season. 767-PARK

Yellow Fever Rock & Roll Ghost Tour

Ongoing

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See what used to be, Memphis style, with Mike McCarthy. Call to schedule a personal tour. 901-486-6325

Booksigning by Chanelle Benz

Tue., June 25, 6 p.m.
Novel 387 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Author discusses and signs her new novel, The Gone Dead, as part of Novel and Libro's Lit & Libations series. 901-922-5526

City Tasting Tours

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.

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Savor tastings at five eateries, interact with chefs and managers, and sample local flavors while strolling down Main Street and enjoying new art installations and historic landmarks.

Flight Tour: A Taste of Memphis

Thursdays, 4-7 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, 12-8 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31
Downtown Memphis Various locations, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$315-$400


Up to 16 people per bike enjoy a flight of local spirits and brew during this two-hour pub-crawl with Sprock n’ Roll’s bike bar to Old Dominick Distillery and Ghost River Brewing Tap Room. BYOB, but no glass tour. 901-500-7101

Hairspray

Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through June 27
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Set in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1962, Tracy Turnblad’s dream is to be on a local TV dance show. When she wins a role on the show, she becomes an overnight celebrity and meets a colorful array of characters leading to social change as Tracy campaigns for the show’s integration. 682-8323

Open Mic Comedy

Thursdays, 9 p.m.
P&H Cafe 1532 Madison, Memphis Midtown


726-0906

Model Zero Album Release with Limes, Trampoline Team

Fri., June 28, 10 p.m.
Bar DKDC 964 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

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Hometown release show of this experimental band's self-titled debut, out on Slovenly Recordings. 272-0830

Fab Fridays Laser Light Show

Fridays, 7, 8 & 9 p.m.
AutoZone Dome Planetarium Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


State-of-the-art laser light tribute shows, featuring Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and more. (901) 636-2362

Bouguereau Community Day

Sat., June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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In celebration of the summer exhibition "Bouguereau & America," the Brooks hosts this day with sketching with instructor Sunny Montgomery, a musical performance by Jessie Munson of Memphis Symphony Orchestra, a film screening of James Sulkowski’s No Nonsense Realism: The Portrait, and more. Food vendors Café Brooks, Say Cheese, and Parker’s Concessions will be on site. 544-6209

Memphis Concrète 2019

June 29-30, 2:30-10 p.m.
The Green Room at Crosstown Arts 1350 Concourse, Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Annual experimental electronic music festival featuring Matmos, Rapoon, Mykel Boyd, Optic Sink, Max Eilbacher, MPX, Moor Mother, Pas Musique, Tavishi, Outside Source, Artificer, Paul Vinsonhaler, and Jack Alberson. (901) 507-8030

Downtown Food Tours

Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$55


Savor tastings at five popular eateries, interact with chefs and managers and sample a range of local flavors while learning about Memphis historic landmarks. Meeting location disclosed with ticket purchase.

Old Forest Hike

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. and Last Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.
Overton Park off Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Walking tour of the region's only urban old-growth forest. 276-1387

Jazz-A-Fire

Last Sunday of every month, 4-7 p.m.
Brinson's 341 Madison, Memphis Downtown


Living Legends Series featuring Dr. Alvin McKinney, the alto saxophonist 524-0104

Sunday Supper Series

Sundays, 3-9 p.m.
Gray Canary 301 Front, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$40


Includes new cocktails, new bar menu, and a family style, dinner. Raw bar and a list of cocktails, beer, and wine priced $10 or under will also be available. Call or visit website for reservations.

Downtowners' Bike to Lunch

First Tuesday of every month, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Cossitt Library 33 S. Front, Memphis Downtown

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Mid-day bicycle ride with Revolutions Bicycle CoOp. Meet at the northwest corner of Front and Monroe and ride with downtowners to a restaurant within 15 minutes of The Fourth Bluff. 901-726-6409

Peabody Master Taster’s Club

First Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m.
Corner Bar at the Peabody 149 Union, Memphis Downtown


Highlights a different wine making region or vintner. Four wines are served along with light bites from the Peabody chefs. 901-529-4000

First Friday at Five Coffee House Concert

First Friday of every month, 5 p.m.

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For more information and reservations, call 767-6940. 767-6940

Man Man, Rebecca Black

Wed., July 10, 8 p.m.
1884 Lounge 1555 Madison, Memphis Midtown


609-1744

Memphis Flyer Burger Week

July 10-16
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Enjoy some of the best burgers Memphis has to offer - at special $5.99 Burger Week prices. #FlyerBurgerWeek happens Wednesday, July 10th through Tuesday, July 16th, during lunch and dinner hours. Taste some brand-new burgers and some old favorites all week long, at restaurants all over the Memphis area.

Fantastical Writers of the Mid-South

Second Thursday of every month, 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble 2774 N. Germantown, Memphis Cordova


For writers who specialize in science-fiction/fantasy/etc. 386-2468

Open Late

Every third Thursday, 6-8 p.m.


Galleries and gardens will be open late. 901-761-5250

OAM Network Variety Show

Fri., July 12, 6-8 p.m.
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown


The OAM Podcast Network presents this live showcase with some of their most popular personalities, including Chris Milam, Dr. Heckle, and more. Fans can see the Crosstown Studio, drink free beer, and make bids on local goods in a silent auction. 901-351-8635

Cemetery Cinema: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Fri., July 12, 8:45 p.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown


In this Coen brothers retelling of Homer's Odyssey, Ulysses Everett McGill scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar and maladjusted Pete, then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. 774-3212

The Iguanas

Sun., July 14, 8 p.m.
Bar DKDC 964 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


This New Orleans-based roots-rock band brings their sound to town. 272-0830

PlayBack Memphis

Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-6 p.m.
Universal Parenting Place LeMoyne-Owen College, 990 College Park, Memphis South Memphis


Bringing stories to life in a safe space to unlock healing, transformation, and joy. Families welcome. 901-207-3694
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