Bundle up, and head to the Broad Avenue Arts District for a sweet party. Get your $5 punch card and sample mouthwatering treats from local retailers. At the conclusion of your Sweet Street tour, drop off your card for a chance to win a basket of Broad Avenue goodies! The event is from 5 p.m.
Kick off your Saturday at 8 AM for the 7th Annual Mike Cooley Overton Park 10K Trail Race. Run entirely on Overton Park’s trails and surrounding cross-country areas. The race will cover many of the Old Forest Trails in Overton Park. The race will start and end at the Overton Park Golf Clubhouse. All profits
Wondering how Memphis became the city it is today? Join Benjamin L. Hooks Library to learn the early history of the Bluff City by using drawings, photographs, and historical maps from the library’s collections. www.facebook.com
The 35th annual International Blues Challenge features blues musicians from around the world who gather in Memphis to compete for cash, prizes and industry recognition. Presented by The Blues Foundation, this annual event kicks off Tuesday, January 22, and the competition runs throughout the week at Beale Street venues, concluding with the finals at the
Up your Valentine’s chocolates this year with perfect pairings from Philip Ashley chocolates with select whiskeys, wines and craft beer. Hors d’ouvres from Strano by Chef Josh and A Moveable feast, along with a cigar and fireside cocktail lounge will be featured. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers. The time will be
Kick start your New Year with Club Pilates! Bring your mat and your friends to The Nutrtion Bar on Thursday, January 10th for an hour long Pilates mat class lead by Club Pilates Intstructor, Cora Pitt. Admission for the class is $10 and includes a yummy shake for after! To reserve your space, call (901)646-5054.
Lit & Libations is a new series where the bookstore, Novel, brings in authors and the restaurant, Libro, pairs each book with themed cocktails and small plate specials at happy hour prices. The first series begins January 12 at 6 p.m. facebook.com/events
The new irresistible musical, Waitress, features original music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, a book by screenwriter Jesse Nelson, choreography by Lorin Lattaro and direction by Diane Paulus, director of Hair and Finding Neverland. The show will begin on January 15 and run through January 20. Tickets start at $35 and showtimes vary. orpheum-memphis.com
Run the 901 Race Series is back, consisting of three brand-new events to the Memphis area. The middle event, the Laurelwood 15K is part three events that will progress in distance, culminating with the running of the 2019 Germantown Half Marathon. Proceeds of the Laurelwood 15K will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. Registration costs is
The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their one-of-a-kind family entertainment, will bring their 2019 World Tour to FedExForum on Saturday, January 18 at 7 p.m. Enjoy trick shots, expert ball-handling and a little slapstick comedy. Stick around after the game, because the Globetrotters will sign autographs and take pictures with fans. Tickets start at $20. fedexforum.com