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5 Things To Do This Weekend: 9/7 – 9/9

3 weeks 1 day ago
Fall festival season has begun, which means non-stop events, shows, and parties from now ’til November. Get out there and enjoy the city with these five events you won’t want to miss, plus a few extras. 1. Southern Heritage Classic Weekend, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (and other locations), Thursday – Saturday, priced per event The […]
Holly Whitfield

Veg Out: 10 Ways to Eat Meat-Free in Memphis

3 weeks 1 day ago
Memphis is a city that loves meat (we've got several annual festivals devoted to the celebration of various meats). As a result, if you're not a meat eater, it can be a little difficult to find places to eat. Here's a dining guide for vegetarians and vegans in the Bluff City:
Holly Whitfield

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 8/31 – 9/2

3 weeks 5 days ago
Happy 901 Day Weekend! Happy Labor Day Weekend! There are a ton of ways to enjoy this long holiday weekend in Memphis, so I’m extending the usual weekend guide (Friday through Sunday) to include Thursday and Monday. So it’s gonna be more than five things, despite the headline. Here are the THIRTEEN things you won’t want […]
Holly Whitfield

Cheers! Art On The Rocks At The Dixon

3 weeks 5 days ago
The Dixon is beloved for its art galleries, gorgeous gardens, and the delightful Park + Cherry cafe. They’re also known for their events like Art on Tap, which allowed Memphians to enjoy the gardens while sipping local craft beer and tasty bites from local restaurants. After 23 years, Art On Tap is becoming Art On The […]
Holly Whitfield

I’m Getting In The Dunk Tank At Just City’s Plunge To Expunge

3 weeks 6 days ago
Tomorrow, August 30th is your chance to make a splash (literally) while you support an important Memphis non-profit. Plunge to Expunge supporting Just City is from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memphis Made Brewing. The Event Plunge To Expunge is a fundraiser for Just City, and it’s at Memphis Made in Cooper Young. They’ll […]
Holly Whitfield

What We Wished We Knew: Advice For Memphis College Students

4 weeks 1 day ago
College classes start soon for university students in the Memphis area, so I took to Twitter recently to ask some longtime Memphians for advice. What did we wish we knew before we started college in Memphis? Whether you’re at Rhodes, LeMoyne-Owen, CBU, or University of Memphis…whether you’re moving here from another country to attend school […]
Holly Whitfield

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 8/24 – 8/26

1 month ago
Here are the five thing you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend. The Shack Attack sampler platter from Elwood’s Shack is something you could eat this weekend. Or whenever.  1. Memphis Redbirds v. Nashville Sounds, AutoZone Park, Friday – Monday, various times, $16+, all ages/kid-friendly The Redbirds’s final homestand of the regular season […]
Holly Whitfield

2018 Memphis Tigers Football Schedule

1 month ago
Here’s the schedule for the 2018 Memphis Tigers Football Season + a list of places to watch the games on television. Go Tigers Go! For more info, head to gotigersgo.com. Last year (2017), single game tickets started at $20 or $25 for the End Zone/Family Fun area and went up to $70 for the premium […]
Holly Whitfield

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 7/6 – 7/18

2 months 3 weeks ago
Continue your holiday celebrations with these five ideas for things to do in Memphis this weekend, plus a few extra suggestions. (If you’re looking for events on Wednesday the 4th, go here.) 1. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington Movie, The Orpheum, Friday, 7 p.m. $8 adults/$6 kids, all ages/kid-friendly The Orpheum’s Summer Movies Series kicks […]
Holly Whitfield

10 Ways To Give Back To Memphis This Month (July 2018)

2 months 3 weeks ago
Volunteer Odyssey and I Love Memphis make it super easy for you to help the city you love by publishing a monthly list of easy, fun ways to volunteer in Memphis. Here are ten ideas for July 2018.   1. Jacob’s Well Community Clothes Closet: Saturday, July 7th  shifts from 4:00pm to 5:30pm Help neighbors find clothes […]
Holly Whitfield

Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival Coming August 2018

2 months 3 weeks ago
We already have barbecue, hot wing, crawfish, and butcher board festivals in Memphis (to name a few). Now, prepare yourselves for the next new event: the Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival, benefitting the Dorothy Day House. The Memphis Chicken & Beer Festival combines the city’s #2 and #3 favorite things (I think BBQ is #1, I’m […]
Holly Whitfield

Levitt Shell Fall 2018 Lineup

2 months 3 weeks ago
The Levitt Shell’s fall concert series lineup is here! Make plans to enjoy free live music in Overton Park this September and October. Most of the shows start at 7 p.m. Here’s the lineup: Sept. 6 – Devon Gilfillian Sept. 7 – Orquesta Akokan Sept. 8 – Meta & The Cornerstones Sept. 9 – The […]
Holly Whitfield

Listen Up July! 11 Live Music Shows In Memphis This Month (2018)

2 months 4 weeks ago
Ed. Note: Contributor Baylee is back with another great month of Memphis music. Got a show coming up next month? Email me at hollywhitfield@memphistravel.com with subject line “Listen Up”.   July may be hot, but don’t let that stop you from catching these cool live music shows. 1. The End Is Here-Stuntarious Vol. III, Railgarten, […]
Holly Whitfield

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 6/29 – 7/1

2 months 4 weeks ago
July is here! Can you believe it? Here are the five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend. Don’t forget to check out the 4th of July guide to fireworks and Independence Day events in Memphis here and Memphis summer tips here. The Memphis River Parks Partnership has released details for the Mud […]
Holly Whitfield

Memphian To Meet: Alex Castle, Old Dominick Distiller

2 months 4 weeks ago
Most of y’all have heard about Old Dominick Distillery in downtown Memphis. You’ve probably tried their spirits from a local liquor store or bar, or maybe you’re lucky enough to have enjoyed a cocktail on their rooftop during an event. Or maybe you’ve even taken a tour of the facilities. The history buffs among you […]
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40+ Ways To Stay Cool In Memphis This Summer

2 months 4 weeks ago
It’s officially summer, and Memphis weather has not been shy about it. Like, at all. It’s just a teensy bit sweltering. The good news is that there are some easy ways to get through it without staying completely indoors until October. Read on to find out ways to escape (or embrace) the heat. – Get a frozen treat. […]
Holly Whitfield

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 6/22 – 6/24

3 months ago
Here’s your plan for this weekend in Memphis, including the five things you won’t want to miss. 1. Levitt Shell Concerts, Levitt Shell in Overton Park, Thursday – Sunday, free, all ages/kid-friendly Enjoy live music at the famous Levitt Shell amphitheater. Bring your kids, blankets, chairs, picnics, and a few bucks for the donation bucket. […]
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