January brings a fresh start and a fresh crop of great events to check out throughout the South. Here are a handful that we’re excited about! Image: Grove Park Inn
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Tad Lauritzen Wright rings in the New Year for David Lusk Gallery as the first show of 2017 in Memphis. The entirety of Wright’s show, The Politics of Power, is made up of his signature single line drawings, centering on Greek and Roman mythology. Details online at David Lusk Gallery. .
Spend a weekend mingling with home and garden experts, and find infinite inspiration for your springtime projects around the home. Special guests, including DIY Network’s Alison Victoria, will be on-hand, and explore everything from birdhouses to decorative concrete. Click here for more information.
Oysters in January in one of our favorite food cities in the entire country, Charleston! Okay, it’s actually just across the bridge in Mt. Pleasant, but that’s basically Charleston … Over 80,000 pounds of oysters will be shucked and eaten at this event deemed a top 20 events to attend in the southeast by the Southeastern
Each January, The International Blues Challenge kicks off in Memphis, Tennessee. Hosted at different, uniquely Memphis locations around this music-filled city, you will leave cherishing the unique sound of the region. Make plans to listen to the best blues music in the country as they battle it out in a challenge like none other. Click
Don’t miss the most highly anticipated concert tour of 2017. Head to the FedEx Forum to see American country music artists Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood perform for their 3 day concert tour here in Memphis. Thursday, February 2 through Saturday, February 4. Purchase tickets online: www.ticketmaster.com
The Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville combines spectacular gardens, fine antiques and horticultural items into one outstanding three-day show. Located in the Music City Center in vibrant downtown Nashville, the show’s 150+ exhibitors, renowned experts and fabulous gardens make it the ultimate destination for new and ardent antique collectors, avid gardeners, those seeking design
The Memphis Open is one of the longest-running American tournaments on the ATP World Tour. This year’s lineup includes the John Isner, Sam Querry, Ivo Karlovic, Taylor Fritz and many more. February 11 through February 19 at 5111 Sanderlin. Purchase tickets online: www.memphisopen.com
The Houston Museum kicks off its very popular annual Antiques Show & Sale Feb. 24-26 at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. in Chattanooga. Attendees come to the show and sale to shop at the dozens of richly adorned booths from some of the country’s top antiques dealers and specialists. Visitors will find everything from pottery to furniture,
If you are in major clean-out mode and wondering what to put back in your closet, or you are just trying to keep up with the latest styles, here are seven trends, of many, for 2017! Image: Mara Hoffman
Charleston-based Candlefish recently opened a second location in Atlanta’s Ponce City Market. Learn the story behind this magical Southern company.
Start the new year off with some fun FINDS. Here’s what we’ve uncovered this month at some of our favorite Southern stores!
Today, health blogger McKel Hill shares three amazing recipes that feel indulgent but are actually good for you. Image: McKel Hill
With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll be drinking! Here are six Southern-made wines and spirits to up your celebration game. Image: Donner-Peltier Distillers
These peppermint snowballs make a dessert perfect for guests, but easy enough for your weeknight family dinner, when you want to throw a little something special into the mix!
We’ve tapped the experts to help us forecast the top health trends for 2017. Check out what’s hot, what’s not and how to make this your healthiest year yet!
StyleBlueprint staffers share their secrets for beating hangovers. Before (and after) you partake in New Year’s Eve celebrations, be sure to keep these in mind!
Seasonal indulgences can leave you with a few extra post-holiday pounds. If you’re looking to hire a personal trainer to get back on track (after the holidays, of course!), find the perfect fit by asking the right questions and looking for these red flags. Image: Wanda Koch Photography
Plain old white gets a boost with some colorful accents and unique touches. Take a look at this fabulous kitchen, complete with a more-than-10-foot island!
See how a spec home was transformed into a unique and welcoming space.
When Lesley Glotzl’s home was featured on a popular design blog, she suddenly found herself being sought out to help others design their spaces. Find out why we’re crushing hard on this Richmond-based interior designer.
These three Southern wine festivals are quickly approaching, so be sure to mark your calendars and buy your tickets. See why these three festivals are worth attending!
It’s a town filled with character — and characters. Welcome to Athens, GA, where you’ll find a bit of something for everyone.
If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city for a weekend, point your compass here, where the air is a little fresher, the sun is a little brighter and the pace of life runs a little slower.