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General Hospital Fan Celebration Weekend

Through Jan. 20
Graceland 3717 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport


The weekend celebration is an all-inclusive three-day weekend packed full of General Hospital stars, parties, panels, shows, dinners, autographs, photo ops, and a live Rick Springfield show. 332-3322

Waitress

Through Jan. 20
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. 525-3000

Tiny Giants 3D

Through Jan. 26
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


A spectacular adventure into the world of tiny creatures. The Tiny Giants from Lichterman live animal shows will be held at the Pink Palace Museum 12:30 p.m. each Saturday from November 17th through January 26th. (901) 636-2362

A Song for Coretta

Through Feb. 3
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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On February 6, 2006, people began lining up at dawn outside of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay their respects to the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King, widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose body lay in state in the small sanctuary. By mid-morning, the crowd wound around the corner of the building. The five characters in this play are at the end of that long line of mourners. 502-3486

"Origami in the Garden"

Through March 24
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of 24 museum-quality outdoor sculptures depicting origami-inspired works crafted by artists Kevin Box, Te Jui Fu, Beth Johnson, Michael G. LaFosse, and Robert Lang. 636-4100

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

Tuck Everlasting

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Feb. 9
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck family does she get more than she could have imagined. (901) 726-4656

Back When Mike Was Kate

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Jan. 27
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square


Four years ago, Kate and Howard parted ways; he brokenhearted, she determined to find her true self. Yesterday, Howard found Kate again: as the tender transgender drifter Mike. Now, Howard will do anything to win back the heart he covets, even if the love of his life is no longer the girl he knew. 274-7139

Tru

Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Jan. 20
The Evergreen Theatre 1705 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


A one-man show about the life of Truman Capote. 274-7139

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.

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

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

Cradle Gardening: Let's Get Started

Sat., Jan. 19, 9 a.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

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At this meeting, Elmwood staff and volunteers will capture volunteers' information and assign specifically-selected cradles. Gardeners will be welcome to begin as soon as they like. 774-3212

Peanut Butter & Jam: Bollywood & Beyond

Sat., Jan. 19, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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Local performance troupe DanceVersify introduces children to the beautiful, rich, and diverse culture of India. This session will feature a combination stories, music, and dance from the elegant, Indian classical to the high-energy Bollywood soundtracks. (901) 751-7500

Memphis Women’s March

Sat., Jan. 19, 10 a.m.
City Hall Hall of Mayors, 125 N. Main, Memphis Downtown

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Beginning at City Hall and ending at Judge D’Army Bailey Courthouse. Speakers, entertainment, and music are scheduled.

Spillit: Read Between the Lines

Sat., Jan. 19, 7-9:30 p.m.
Novel 387 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis

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Bring stories of five minutes or less dealing with the theme of the night's Slam. Musical guests will be Me and Leah. 901-922-5526

John Kilzer Album Release

Sat., Jan. 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

RICK SPRINGFIELD - LIVE IN CONCERT

Sat., Jan. 19, 8-11 p.m.
Graceland 3717 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

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Grammy-winning singer and musician Rick Springfield returns to Memphis January 19th to perform all his hits live at the Graceland Soundstage! Tickets and Info: https://www.graceland.com/events/rick_springfield_concert.aspx 332-3322

The Mesmerist

Sat., Jan. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. and Sat., Jan. 26, 7-8:30 p.m.

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The 19th century was full of magic and magicians, and time traveler Jeffrey Day will perform rarely seen magic from the golden age of magic in the Victorian ballroom. (901) 262-4612

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.

Opening Reception for "Improv"

Sun., Jan. 20, 2-4 p.m.
Gallery 1091 WKNO Studio, 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of new works by the Memphis Camera Club. 458-2521

"Tributaries"

Jan. 20-April 7
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


Exhibition of new work by Tanya Crane. 774-6380

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.

King Day 2019

Mon., Jan. 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

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A 90th birthday celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy, with performances, children's activities, and community resources. Free admission with food donation. (901) 521-9699

In This Place: Conversations for Restoration

Mon., Jan. 21, 6 p.m.
Clayborn Temple 294 Hernando, Memphis Downtown

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Taking place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the first event of the series will carry the theme of MLK’s Birmingham Jail: Unpacking Lessons from King for Memphis in 2019. Tami Sawyer, Shelby County Commissioner and Managing Director, External Affairs at Teach for America, will be Clayborn Temple’s first In This Place Speaker in Residence and will curate and host events.

Once More at the River: From MLK to BLM

Tue., Jan. 22, 6-8 p.m.
University of Memphis, University Center 255 University Center, Paris Theater, Memphis University of Memphis

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Screening of this documentary about the ways in which activism is still alive in Memphis and has gone from picket signs to hashtags.

Open Late

Every third Thursday, 6-8 p.m.


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

Open Mic Comedy

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


726-0906

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


Performances and bring your own instrument to join. 524-0104
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