February is so much more than the month of love. It’s brought new and exciting things to the 901, including a brewery and a chance to win a trip to space. Take a peek at some of the things going on around Memphis and what’s to come!
Win a Trip to Space with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
You could go to space. Yes, space. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital recently created a fundraiser where one lucky person wins a space expedition experience. With a donation of $10 or more, St. Jude enters you into a drawing to be a part of Inspiration4, the first all-civilian trip to space. The experience includes a four-person crew with skilled pilot and adventurer Jason Isaacman at the helm. Crew members are set to be announced on Sunday, February 28. To learn more and donate, click HERE. The higher your donation, the more times you are entered to win.
MEMPHO Music Festival Announces 2021 Dates
Moving from Shelby Farms Park to the Memphis Botanic Garden’s Radians Amphitheater, MEMPHO Music Festival announced its 2021 dates: October 1-3. In the past, the festival has featured a mix of national touring artists, such as Margo Price, The Raconteurs, Wu-Tang Clan and more. The full lineup is coming soon, and early bird tickets are on sale now. To learn more and purchase tickets, click HERE.
Hampline Brewing Opens
Located at 584 Tillman Street, Hampline Brewing officially opened its doors with four Memphis beers on tap — Memphis Natch, Handlebar Haze, Tarter than the Average Bear, and Dunk Tank. While they technically opened on January 30, we’re continuing the celebrations into February and beyond. Following COVID-19 guidelines, the taproom requires masks indoors, parties no larger than eight, social distancing, and has implemented periodic sanitizing and cleaning. Current hours are Thursday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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Arrow Creative Finds Permanent Home
Arrow Creative, a store housing hundreds of local makers, is finding its way to Midtown. The new space, located at 653 Philadelphia Street, is scheduled to host a pop-up this summer, and you can expect an official opening in August or September. Larger than its current Broad Street location, Arrow Creative plans to host more classes and camps in its new 23,000-square-foot space.
Order a City Tasting Box
Want a collection of local food delivered right to your door? The Majority Box, offered by City Tasting Box, is curated by Black food artisans located in Memphis in honor of Black History Month. There’s a limited quantity available, so be sure to order soon. The box includes items like Chef Tam’s blackening seasoning, Makeda’s Cookies, delicious Ethiopian coffee from Cxffeeblack and more. To order and learn more, click HERE.
Time Warp Drive-In Series Announces 2021 Dates & Titles
Movie in a car? Yes, please! The Time Warp Drive-In Series at Summer Avenue Drive-In recentl!y announced its 2021 film lineup, and it’s going to be a great season. Look for films like Movies begin and dusk include Conan the Barbarian, Monty Python and The Holy Grail, The Goonies, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and more. Cost is $10 per person, and kids under 10 are free. For more details, click HERE.
Play a Game of Chess & Grab a Drink
Memphis Chess Club has been reinvented into a super-hip coffee shop and cafe and, of course, it’s full of chess-playing, too. The club is designed for all types of chess players, offering classes to beginners and intermediate players. The space also features custom tables that have built-in chess boards while still maintaining room for food and drinks. Current hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and they offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as coffee, wine and beer.
Enjoy these great local developments!
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