It’s Memphis, and it’s May — and you know what that means! Music, barbecue, festivals and springtime! Here’s our list of the must-hit May events in Memphis.
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Sue Layman Lightman of Sue Layman Designs is hosting an open house at the gallery to showcase her latest collection titled, “Triumph of Favor,” during South Main Trolley Night on Friday, May 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Stop by to tour all three floors of the art gallery located at 125 East G.E.
In this exhibition of her recent work, photographer Amy Ingram-Curtis explores the urban and natural world through infrared digital photographs. Ingram-Curtis lives and works locally and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in communications from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she concentrated on visual arts and photography. She is presently active at Memphis Brooks
The fun isn’t over yet! Keep enjoying energetic sounds and beautiful weather at the 901Fest. Serving as the celebratory “feather in the cap” in the city’s most festive month, the 901Fest will feature wonderful food, music, merchandise and artists. There will even be an air show and a 901-themed fireworks finale! Tickets start at $9. memphisinmay.org
On May 26 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., enjoy Summer Symphony in the Live Garden, with Wynonna and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, presented by Gossett Audi. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts 7:30 p.m. Lawn Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children, and tables and table seats are available
30 Thursdays at the Garden are back with Botanical Bars – Stop and Smell the Rosé, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Stop and smell the roses and sip rosé (along with other wine varietals) as you stroll from the Rose Garden to the Sensory Garden stopping at bars along the way. Learn rose care
Join Carriage Crossing every Friday, May through August, for Movie Mania 2018! Enjoy free, family-friendly movies in Central Park, with pre-movie fun including games and giveaways. Movies start at dusk, but come early with chairs or blankets to grab your spot on the lawn! shopcarriagecrossing.com
Le Bon Appetit, hosted by Chef Kelly English and Le Bonheur Club, is a charity event benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, the region’s first and only comprehensive hospital dedicated to kids. Enjoy the finest delicacies prepared by more than 45 chefs from across the country, complemented by specially crafted cocktails from well-known mixologists, as well
Opening on February 3, the Brooks Museum is hosting iconic images from photographer Ernest C. Withers in the exhibition Black Resistance: Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement. The collection revisits powerful moments from the days surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, all immortalized on film by Withers, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of
Join us from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m to browse gardens and give you design ideas and solutions! All gardens are within an 8-mile radius, so it’ll be easy to browse and fall in love with these creations!There will be a plant sale of locally grown plants from the Memphis Botanic Garden and detailed plant
Don’t miss a chance to support the Community Legal Center and enjoy a night at the theater! See Dreamgirls at Playhouse on the Square for a special evening supporting the CLC. There will be food and beverages before the show, as well as additional ways to give to the CLC from 6 p.m. to 9
Dreading the warm-weather wardrobe conundrums? Don’t fret! Get ready to rock your summer looks with tips from Style Coach Megan LaRussa! Image: Atelier Doré
We have been planning this launch for months in hushed secrecy. Now, we get to unveil our new embroidered t-shirt collection, our custom-made perfect crewneck tees and a story of sourcing locally and striving for the best.
Meredith Tolleson of The Southern Source shares five creative, easy and delicious salads that will be your new go-to recipes all spring and summer long!
When it comes to warmer weather, embracing classic sides with modern twists always makes for recipes that friends and family will adore. A prime example: this herbed potato salad!
Join Carlton Edwards’ Jeff Edwards in a tour of this 1980s modern house that’s been carefully rethought, restored and restyled into a space custom-built for 21st century living.
Step inside Carrie Faletti’s Seagrove dream home designed by Atlanta-based designer Cindy Dunaway. With nautical nods that are not overly beachy, we’re taking notes for that future beach house of our dreams!
Who says luxury and kid-friendly are mutually exclusive? Find out how to have the best of both worlds at this fabulous Southern resort.
If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind travel experience, we have just the trips for you. Take a look at these five fabulous experiential travel opportunities.
Meet today’s hard-working and inspiring FACE of Memphis: Heidi Shafer, current chairman of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners!
Rich in history and peppered with culinary hotspots and fun shopping, Downtown Memphis’ Front Street is making an exciting comeback! Image: Old Dominick