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.
Memphis Events & Happenings
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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. is hosting its first Foo-cial (Food+Social). Proceeds from this fundraising event will support the Art and Music Therapy Programs at Dorothy’s Place and Kennedy Park. Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information: www.groupraise.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 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
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On Wednesday, May 17 through Saturday, May 20, head over to Tom Lee Park for America’s most prestigious barbecue competition. Every year, hundreds of teams compete for over $111,000 in prizes and supreme bragging rights. Teams adorn their areas with elaborate decoration, trophies attesting to their boasting rights, and as one can imagine, clever and creative
Susan Sully, author, photographer, and interior designer, is coming to Memphis to present lessons and examples from her latest book Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques. After experiencing her own reckoning with an inherited collection of treasures and countless oddments, Sully sought the advice of dozens of professionals and distilled the best of it into
On Thursday, May 11, join the Community Legal Center for a relaxed evening celebrating donors, volunteers, pro bono attorneys and board members. Wiseacre Brewing Company will have craft beers on tap for purchase. Caliente will have authentic tacos and MEMPopS will bring the sweet treats, with a portion of both their proceeds to benefit the CLC.
On Saturday, May 13, head to the Mississippi River for the Duncan-Williams, Inc. St. Jude Dragon Boat Races, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! Join a crew or cheer one on at this family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, food and all-day activities. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Purchase tickets online: www.stjude.org
On Thursday, May 11, grab your pup and head to Cooper Young for The Cooper-Young Pup Crawl! Ten Cooper-Young restaurants and bars will offer special canine-themed drinks for the evening, which will be available from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the Pup Crawl, and will donate 10 percent of sales from Pup Crawlers. Participants
On Thursday, May 4, head to The Orpheum Theatre Memphis for the unique musical ensemble known as Celtic Woman. Back by popular demand, Celtic Woman combines traditional Irish music with spectacular production and staging. Celtic Woman’s evocative, uplifting music has transcended national and cultural borders to touch the hearts of a devoted fan base that
On Sunday, May 7, join the Dixon Gallery and Gardens for an evening of Big Band music performed by The Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Tables and picnic area seating available. 6 p.m. at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Purchase tickets online: Dixon Gallery and Gardens