Happening this Weekend in Memphis!

December 11 – December 17, 2014 DowntownMemphis.com

EVENTS THIS WEEK

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

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11

HOLIDAY CAROLING: COLONIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR.  The Peabody Memphis.  11 am.  More. GLITZ & GLAM PARTY.  Red Velvet.  6 pm.  More. AN EVENING WITH THE CURATOR.  National Civil Rights Museum.  6 pm.  More. CHRIS GAVIN.  Wet Willie’s.  7 pm.  More. CHRISTMAS MOVIE TRIVIA.  Green Beetle.  8 pm.  More. DETECTIVE BUREAU.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12

HOLIDAY CAROLING: HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR.  The Peabody Memphis.  11 am.  More. CHOOSE901 HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP.  Choose901.  11 am.  More. PIZZA WITH SANTA.  Aldo’s Pizza.  4 pm.  More. BYOB CLAY CLASS.  Garden Path Studio.  6:30 pm.  More. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS. CHARLOTTE HORNETS.  FedExForum. 7 pm.  More. BALLET MEMPHIS PRESENTS: NUTCRACKER.  Orpheum Theatre.  Thru Sunday.   More. THE ESKIMO BROTHERS.  Blues City Cafe.  9 pm.   More. GRAHAM WINCHESTER.  Buccaneer Lounge.  11 pm.  More.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA.  FIre Museum of Memphis.  8 am.  More. MEMPHIS FARMERS MARKET WINTER MARKET.  Central Station Pavilion.  9 am.  More. MEMPHIS TIGERS VS. OKLAHOMA STATE.  FedExForum.  5 pm.  More. DANCE SCHOLARS, INC PRESENTS NUTCRACKER.  Southwest Tennessee Community College.  7 pm.  More. O HOLY NIGHT: JOHN ANGOTTI AND FRIENDS.  Cannon Center.  7 pm.  More. ANDREW CABIGAO.  Green Beetle. 8 pm.  More. CAPTAIN IVORY.  Kudzu’s Bar & Grill.  9 pm.  More. THE AR-KAICS + AQUARIAN BLOOD + DJS HOPPE & MADFARM.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14

HOLIDAY WINE TASTING.  Grawemeyer’s.  5 pm.  More. THE MEMPHIS 3.  Blues City Cafe.  6 pm.  More. ROCKIN’ JOEY TRITES AND THE MEMPHIS FLASH.  Jerry Lee Lewis Cafe & Honky Tonk.  7 pm.  More. PRESTON SHANNON.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  7 pm.  More. CHRIS JOHNSON.  Hard Rock Cafe.  7 pm.  More. GARY ESCOE’S ATOMIC DANCE MACHINE.  Huey’s.  8:30 pm.  More.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15

MEMPHIS JONES.  B.B. King’s Blues Club.  5 pm.  More. MEMPHIS TIGERS VS. NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL.  FedExForum.  7 pm.  More. O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM.  St. Peter Catholic Church.  7 pm.  More. THE WORD.  Memphis Rumba Room.  7:30 pm.  More. DEVIL TRAIN.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16

EARL “THE PEARL” BANKS.  Blues City Cafe.  7 pm.  More. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS.  FedExForum.  7 pm.  More. GHOST TOWN BLUES BAND.  Rum Boogie Cafe.  7 pm.  More. TRACE ADKINS.  Orpheum Theatre.  8 pm.  More.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17

LUNCH & LEARN: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: A CULTURAL REVOLUTION.  National Civil Rights Museum.  Noon.  More. 2014 YEAR IN REVIEW TRIVIA.  Tamp & Tap.  7 pm.  More. MEMPHIS TIGERS VS. USC UPSTATE.  FedExForum.  7 pm.  More. MEMPHIS DAWLS, TELEGRAPH CANYON.  Buccaneer Lounge.  10 pm.  More.

NEWS

The Cotton Museum is hosting its First Annual Coat Drive, collecting new and lightly used coats for local middle school students at Grizzlies Prep in downtown Memphis and Lester Prep in the Binghampton community. Drop off boys’ and girls’ coats in youth sizes medium to extra large or small adult sizes or make a donation toward coat purchases in the Museum’s gift shop from now through December 31.
South Front Street is poised to become a major destination for food, drink, and living.  Read more in MBQ. Arepa y Salsa’s Cachapa makes John T. Edge’s list of Top Ten Dishes of 2014.  Click here to read more. New owners of The Horizon have lots of amenities planned for the property.  Read more in the Memphis Business Journal.

EAT

Capriccio Grill at The Peabody is among Memphis’ top dining experiences, garnering the AAA Three-Diamond Award and the Award of Excellence from Distinguished Restaurants of North America.  Enjoy succulent, flavorful steaks and chops, fresh seafood, and pasta dishes from “La Bella Italia” cooked to perfection.  Breakfast offers superb American and Southern specialties while lunches include soups, salads, pizzas, paninis, and a pasta bar. Capriccio Grill 149 Union Ave (901) 529-4199 Website

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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