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Butcher Collaboration Dinner

Thu., Oct. 17, 6-9 p.m.
Puck Food Hall 409 S. Main, Memphis South Main

Buy Tickets$100 for dinner; $130 for drink pairings

Four-course meal from chef Dave Krog of Dory, chef Nick Scott of Alchemy, and Brad McCarley of City Block Salumeria, with cocktails and wine pairings from Chris Thorn and Mitch Marable and desserts from Chef Franck Oysel.

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

Get Lit Book Club

Third Thursday of every month, 7-8:30 p.m.
Ghost River Brewing 827 S. Main, Memphis South Main

Buy TicketsFree

Discuss monthly selections over a beer. Join the group on Facebook to learn more. 278-0087


Through Oct. 20
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of new work by Scott Carter, a former Crosstown Arts resident artist. (901) 507-8030

"The Sin Park"

Through Oct. 20
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of new work by Wang Chen, a former Crosstown Arts resident artist. (901) 507-8030

"Residual Imprint"

Through Oct. 20
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of new work by Jia Wang, a former Crosstown Arts resident artist. (901) 507-8030

Head Over Heels

Through Oct. 27
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

Jukebox musical comedy with music and lyrics from the catalog of the Go-Go's. 725-0776

Paranormal Cirque

Oct. 17-18, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 20, 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.
Wolfchase Galleria 2760 N. Germantown Parkway, Memphis Cordova

Cirque Italia presents this theater, illusion, circus, and cabaret show for mature audiences. Magic, death-defying stunts, and more. info, (901) 763-1430

Opening Reception for "Earth and Water"

Fri., Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m.
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of new work by Carroll Todd. 673-800

Opening Reception for "Touch the Sky"

Fri., Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m.
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of new work by Terry Lynn. 901-767-3800

Southern Sickness Cup

Fri., Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
Hi Tone 412-414 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

More than 20 wrestlers. Events also on Saturday. Main event: Matt Tremont vs. John Wayne Murdoch. 278-TONE

Robert Moody Presents: The Orchestra Unplugged: Beethoven Inside-Out

Fri., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Halloran Centre 225 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

Robert Moody and Memphis Symphony Orchestra dissect Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Moody discusses the history and architecture of the piece and MSO performs, as the audience is guided through a “play-by-play” experience. 901-525-3000

Penn & Teller

Fri., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

For over 40 years, the duo has defied labels — and at times physics and good taste — by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy. 525-3000

Poets in Autumn

Fri., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Poetry event, featuring nationally recognized poets, merges comedy, monologues, and theatrical elements. Featured performers include Ezekiel, Chris Webb, Janette...IKZ, Joseph Solomon, Preston Perry, and Jackie Hill-Perry. 683-3521

Rocky Horror Hoist Club Night

Fri., Oct. 18, 10:30 p.m.
Dru's Place 1474 Madison, Memphis Midtown

Rocky Horror night featuring Mary Gagz as Frank-N-Furter, Helena Homewrecker as Rocky, Brenda Newport as Janet, and more. 275-8082

Romeo and Juliet

Fri., Oct. 18, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 2-4 & 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m.
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

Buy Tickets$42-$53

Steven McMahon’s take on the enduring story of feuding families and timeless love, set to the iconic score by Sergei Prokofiev, returns to the stage of Playhouse on the Square to kick-off Ballet Memphis’ 33rd season. 737-7322

Fitness Under the Stars

Fridays, 6 p.m. Continues through Oct. 18
Mud Island River Park 125 N. Front, Memphis Downtown

Free outdoor yoga, barre, spin, and aerobics classes led by a collective of local fitness studios. (901) 576-7241

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

Memphis Comic Expo

Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Buy Tickets$35 two-day pass; $25 single-day admission.

The premier comic convention in the Memphis area, featuring more than 80 artists and writers, a video game tournament, costume contest, vendors, panels, and more. Guests include Scott Snyder (Saturday), writer for DC Comics and Image Comics. Kids get in free.

Soulsville USA Festival

Sat., Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Annual festival with the goal to educate the city about those who have contributed to Memphis' soulful musical history. (901) 946-2535

Cooper-Young Beerfest

Sat., Oct. 19, 1-5 p.m.
Midtown Autowerks 795 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

The festival’s 10th anniversary will feature alcoholic offerings from 37 breweries from around the region. Indulge in unlimited samples. That’s right — unlimited. Drink responsibly. Festival profits benefit the Cooper-Young Community Association. 901-726-0006

Art on Fire

Sat., Oct. 19, 7-11 p.m.

Buy Tickets$60 for members, $75 for non-members

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Gather on the South Lawn for a festive fall party with a roaring bonfire, fabulous food, live music, the Hot Off the Wall art sale, a silent auction, and much more. 761-5250

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.

Mary Gagz and Her Gaggle of Drags

Mondays, 8:30-11 p.m. Continues through Nov. 27
Bar DKDC 964 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

Monday night drag show. Need we say more? 272-0830

Carrie Underwood, Maddie & Tae, Runaway June

Wed., Oct. 23, 7 p.m.
FedExForum 191 Beale, Memphis Beale Street

Buy Tickets$57

Singing sensation Carrie Underwood will be live in concert at the FedExForum with special guests Maddie and Tae & Runaway June on October 23rd, 2019. You can buy tickets for the concert online now. 866-837-0608

Vaneese Thomas

Wed., Oct. 23, 8:15 p.m.
Lafayette's Music Room 2119 Madison, Memphis Overton Square

Daughter of Rufus Thomas, known for such hits as “Let's Talk It Over” and “(I Wanna Get) Close To You” performs at Lafayette’s. We know it’s a school night, but you don’t want to miss this. 207-5097

Memphis Parent's Camp Expo

Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Meet face-to-face with school staff, see informational videos, and pick up take-home materials for planning your child's education. 636-4100


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

First Friday at Five Coffee House Concert

First Friday of every month, 5 p.m.

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

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
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