Happening This Weekend in Memphis!

November 20 – November 26, 2014
DowntownMemphis.com

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Lots more fun going on than listed below!  Check our calendar for more events.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

DOWNTOWN DINING WEEK.  Through Saturday.  Participating Downtown restaurants offer special lunches for $10.14 and dinners for $20.14!  More.

FOOD TRUCK RODEO.  Court Square.  11 am.  More.

SHELBY COUNTY COURTHOUSE TOUR.  Shelby County Courthouse.  Noon.  More.

WHITE FRIGHT: A LECTURE WITH RICHARD FOLLETT TRACING THE ORIGINS OF BLACK MALE STEREOTYPES.  Cotton Museum of Memphis.  5:30 pm.  More.

THE WITCH DOCTORS.  Wet Willie’s.  7:30 pm.  More.

FOOD & BEVERAGE TRIVIA.  Green Beetle.  8 pm.  More.

TOY TRUCKS, TIME.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21

METHODIST HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION LUNCHEON FEATURING ROB LOWE.  The Peabody Memphis.  11:45 am.  More.

DOWNTOWN “FLIP THE SWITCH” TREE-LIGHTING PARTY.  Beale Street.  4:30 pm.  More.

MOSES(ES).  Orpheum Theatre.  6:30 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS. BOSTON CELTICS.  FedExForum.  7 pm.  More.

GRABER GRASS W/ YANCY & YANCY.  Cafe Keough.  7 pm.  More.

NUT REMIX.  Through Sunday.  Cannon Center.  7:30 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL.  Central Station and Jack Robinson Archive and Gallery.  8:30 pm.  More.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

MEMPHIS FARMERS MARKET WINTER MARKET.  Central Station Pavilion.  9 am.  More.

HOLIDAY SHOW AND SALE.  Metal Museum.  10 am.  More.

GRAND OPENING.  Love Pop Soda Shop.  6 pm.  More.

THIS IS MEMPHIS FESTIVAL.  New Daisy Theatre.  7 pm.  More.

BEYOND GLORY.  Featuring Stephen Lang.  Orpheum Theatre.  7:30 pm.  More.

DADDY MACK BLUES BAND.  Center for Southern Folklore.  8 pm.  More.

ANDREW CABIGAO.  Green Beetle.  8 pm.  More.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

BREAK-A-LEG 5K.  Orpheum Theatre.  2 pm.  More.

ARTSOCIAL.  Leadership Memphis/Gallery 363.  2 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS.  FedExForum.  5 pm.  More.

DECKED OUT & DOLLED UP BEAUTY LAUNCH PARTY.  Red Velvet.  5 pm.  More.

MEMPHIS JAZZ ORCHESTRA.  Alfred’s On Beale.  6 pm.  More.

REGGAE SUNDAYS.  Brinson’s.  7 pm.  More.

THE CHAULKIES.  Huey’s.  8:30 pm.  More.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

MEMPHIS JONES.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  5 pm.  More.

GHOST TOWN BLUES BAND.  Rum Boogie Cafe.  7 pm.  More.

DEVIL TRAIN.  Buccaneer Lounge.  11 pm.  More.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25

SHANE VANDERWALL.  Evelyn & Olive.  12:30 pm.  More.

TRIVIA BOWL.  Flying Saucer Draught Emporium.  7:30 pm.  More.

A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL.  Orpheum Theatre.  7:30 pm.  More.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26

VICTORIAN YULETIDE.  Through January 4.  Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum.  10 am.  More.

MACK 2 BAND.  King’s Palace Cafe.  2 pm.  More.

PRESTON SHANNON.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  7:30 pm.  More.

LYFE IS DOPE.  409 South Main.  8 pm.  More.

STAMMER.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

NEWS

In this season of thanks, we’re sending a BIG THANK YOU to one of Downtown’s top boosters, AutoZone! This Fortune 500 company has been a corporate leader in Downtown for 35 years and one of Memphis’ strongest civic and charitable supporters. AutoZone has been at the forefront of amazing initiatives that have transformed Memphis, including AutoZone Park, NBA Now, FedExForum, and now AutoZone has stepped up once again as a major funder and supporter of the Big River Crossing initiative! It’s no wonder that AutoZone was named Fortune Magazine’s “Most Admired Company” in 2014. We are so thankful to have this incredible organization headquartered in Downtown – we love our Red Shirts!!
New owners are planning a $500k restoration of the historic New Daisy.  Read more in the Commercial Appeal.

Step out of your office an onto a warm shuttle to travel to your favorite lunch spot during Downtown Dining Week!  The Roo will be making rounds throughout Downtown from 11 am – 2 pm for $2 so you can easily hop to and from lunch!

EAT

Downtown Dining Week starts this Sunday!  Don’t miss out on 3-course and special dinners $20.14 and special lunches for $10.14 from 43 of your favorite Downtown restaurants!  Check out the menus and make your reservations today!

DowntownDiningWeek.com

SHOP

Where to shop this holiday season?  Get inspired with the new Downtown Guide that features products from shops all over Downtown.  Art, clothing, unique gifts and more!  You’ll be suprised how much of a shopping destination Downtown really is!

Click here to view the guide.

The guide is also available in hard copy in the Oct/Nov/Dec issue of The Downtowner magazine.

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