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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Enter to win here! Dive into summer with a luxurious trip to The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort in Destin, Florida. Enter to win this giveaway and you could be relaxing poolside in no time. With this three-night vacation package, you can spend your days on the white sandy beaches along the Gulf
Memphis’ top interior designers offer a glimpse of their talent in a unique designer showcase benefitting the arts. Thirteen teams of designers create vignettes featuring an exciting variety of style and art, with proceeds going to ArtsMemphis to support over 60 arts organizations around town. The multi-day event includes a VIP Dinner on Thursday, April
Get ready for Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Theatre Memphis! The family relationships of a wealthy Southern tycoon are explored as recurring motifs of social mores, greed, mendacity, decay, sexual desire, repression and death are presented against the scene of a plantation home in the Mississippi Delta. Bigger than life
On Saturday, April 29, help protect your loved ones and fight Tennessee’s opioid epidemic during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day! Drop off your old or unused prescription medications at one of more than 100 take-back locations throughout Tennessee. To find a location near you, visit www.countitlockitdropit.org
Join The Metal Museum for an evening of festivities along the Mississippi River, complete with dinner by Draper’s Catering and an art auction featuring some of the best fine metalwork in the country. All auction proceeds benefit Metal Museum programming throughout the year. You’ll also have a chance to meet Christoph Friedrich, internationally recognized Master Metalsmith
On Saturday, April 29, head to Broad Avenue for The TASTE the RARITY Invitational Beer Festival featuring a line up of over 30 breweries from around the country and the release of UNICORNUCOPIA 2017 – a paloma inspired Belgian Single aged in tequila barrels. Live Music from Mighty Souls Brass Band and more with backyard
Get ready for the 8th annual East Buntyn ArtWalk, featuring regional artists in an open-air bazaar of galleries set up in the front yards and porches of the historic East Buntyn neighborhood. This community event is a vibrant celebration of art and community. Saturday, April 29 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. www.eastbuntynartwalk.com
On Sunday, April 30, join Mary Claire White to experience a hands-on, behind the scenes look at how she makes her scented, soy wax candles. Students will try their hand at the scented candle-making process and make three soy wax candles. Also, enjoy complimentary wine during the workshop and 10% off a Falling Into Place
On Sunday, April 30, join Puppy Up in Overton Park for a 2 mile walk to promote awareness of canine cancer. PuppyUp Memphis is a family focused event for all humans and canines to enjoy! This heartwarming and energizing event raises awareness, funds and provides education in the field of comparative oncology and the links between
Church Health is all about helping Memphians live their healthiest, happiest lives, and Mama Gaia is all about fueling bodies with clean, organic food! On Monday, May 1, Mama Gaia will donate 20 percent of sales to Church Health, the healthcare home for thousands of uninsured Memphians. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. www.churchhealth.org
Pining for the perfect summer shoes? Start here! Pick your favorite styles, and you will be well on your way to a season of stylish — and happy — feet! Image: Loeffler Randall
You’re exhausted from spring cleaning, so get excited by refreshing your newly purged abode with these 18 inspirational home decor FINDS!
Are you pining for more vegetables now that the weather is warming? We have a great recipe for you today that you can adapt for broccoli, carrots and more!
Crosstown Concourse’s first eatery brings creative vegetarian dishes to the equally innovative neighborhood. It’s fresh, organic food made with heart, and you’ll “heart” it too! Image: Mama Gaia
Prepare to ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’! Memphis designers turn these everyday hallways, closets, nooks and crannies into impressive and functional spaces.
With interior designer Cindy McCord’s guidance, the Smiths created a “beach house” that sleeps 18 on their beloved Pickwick Lake, perfect for the whole family.
Enjoy a tropical escape to the beautiful island of St. Croix. From dining to diving and so much more, there’s no shortage of enjoyable activities to fill your itinerary.
Warmer weather means it’s time to get out and explore. There’s no shortage of Southern waterfalls that allow you to do just that, and we bet there are a few on this list you’ve never heard of!
A visionary former professor of architecture breathes new life into this rugged old downtown warehouse, and the results are a gorgeous mashup of timeworn elegance.
From her creative magazine work to Grizzlies fandom to jumping horses in Ireland, she is a jack-of-all-trades. Meet Editor and Publisher Melissa Petersen!