Welcome July with a bang — of fireworks! This month is full of fun for everyone. Here are our picks for the best events in Memphis.
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Memphis Botanic Gardens is hosting their monthly Vine to Wine tasting event on July 25. Take your taste buds on a tour around the world with wines from some of the hottest (and coolest) vacation spots. Imagine you’re visiting vineyards from a range of locales and take your own mini-staycation! 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. https://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com/Default.aspx?p=86596&evtid=573280:7/25/2017
Home>House, a new exhibit by artist Kevin Mitchell, will be on view in the MCA Gallery of Playhouse on the Square from June 9 to July 30. In Home>House, Mitchell examines the idea of the home as a place of retreat. This concept of the home providing structure, strength, and support, while the outside world
Making historic and visual connections between Tribal Art of Africa and Contemporary Art of the South, “Side by Side” is an exhibit you won’t want to miss. Check out this exhibition of contemporary painting and ethnographic works of art at Jay Etkin Gallery from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. jayetkingallery.com
Premiering on July 7 at Playhouse on the Square, Victory Blues follows a man returning home from WWII in 1946, and finding that winning doesn’t solve all of the world’s problems. Normal day-to-day activities leave him feeling broken and empty, and his attempts at returning to a post-war existence have failed. July 7 – 30
Catch Disney’s musical The Little Mermaid on stage at the Orpheum! Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award-winner Alan Menken, this is the Disney classic you’ve loved for years brought to life on the stage with Broadway talent. The Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday shows start at 7:30 p.m.,
Come out to Mednikow for an evening of treats, try-ons and tunes! Mednikow is hosting designer Freida Rothman for the launch of her new collection at the HOW TO: #StackParty on Thursday, July 27. Rothman will be in-store from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with her gorgeous collection, and the trunk show will last through
Head to the Pink Palace Museum for a night of family fun on July 28 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Glimpse the world beyond the atmosphere through a telescope on the Mansion lawn, explore outer space the Sharpe Planetarium and learn about the wonders of the universe with hands-on activities, crafts, and experiments around the Museum. memphismuseums.org
On July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Eclectic Eye will be hosting Bob Pierce and his most recent photography series, “Seeing Things My Way.” This series was created by transposing photographs onto metal and canvas. Through colorful Memphis landmarks and landscapes, Bob tells the story of how he sees the world around him.
Southern California based New Growth Entertainment is bringing Hollywood to Memphis for the 2nd Annual Clean Comedy Experience. 17 years of hilarious, clean, sharp-edge, stand-up comedy for all ages! Back by popular demand after last year’s hilarious event, this year’s theme is the 70’s, so find your old platforms, bell bottoms and wigs and head
Don’t miss Battle of the Bands at Minglewood Hall, a rockin event to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! There will be 6 local bands competing for a contract with Old Dog’s Records, provided by Jeff Todd. Following the competition, Jeff Todd and the Delta Blues Band with special guest will close out
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