Shelby County Historian and noted tour guide Jimmy Ogle hosts an unforgettable Sunday afternoon tour of the history of Overton Square. From its early 20th century roots to the Square’s extensive 1970s revival, subsequent decline, and revitalization in 2014, explore the stories and legends behind Overton Square.
This is a free yoga experience sponsored by Delta Groove Yoga & lululemon athletica Memphis. Class will be taught by Olivia Lomax. We'll have live music by Memphis original, Grace Askew, kombucha on tap by Replenish Juice and Tea Bar, and a few surprises in store for the evening. RSVP using the ticket link to save your spot!
Join Overton Square the last Thursday of every month through October for an evening of live music in The Tower Courtyard. Bring your lawn chairs and listen to the acoustic melodies of Memphis musicians in the heart of Midtown, Memphis.
Set in New Orleans in 1836 after a long period of French rule that permitted common-law marriages between free women of color and white men. If the men died, the women could inherit grand houses and dazzling fortunes. Unfortunately, when Beartrice Albans’ man passes away, his legal white wife is waiting to steal her house and her daughters’ dowries. Two daughters, Agnés and Odette, long for romance. Agnés is close to becoming an old maid, and Odette has a dark complexion that is not favored by the status quo. The other, Maude Lynn yearns only for the Lord. When a handsome bachelor comes calling, a family secret is revealed, and the foundation of Beatrice’s household is rocked to its core.
The Andrews Sisters are coming to The Circuit Playhouse! Sisters of Swing brings to the stage the story of LaVerne, Maxene, and Patty Andrews, better known to the world as one of the first best-selling “girl groups,” The Andrews Sisters. From their meteoric rise to the top to their bittersweet demise, Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters explores the fascinating lives of these American icons all set to the music of some of their biggest hits like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree.”
With all the great things going on in the 901 these days, have you ever been overwhelmed with choices? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a weekly post called The Weekender, filled with a handy schedule to help you hit some of our best bets for an amazing weekend. You can follow this schedule to a T, or use it as a launching point to plan your own adventure! The Weekender is not meant to be exhaustive, but will include our suggestions to help you plan the weekend ahead.
With this year’s participation, fulfilling a healthy heart will not be a problem. The SNP is encouraging Memphains to patronize the locations listed below from Oct. 17-21 2016 and take a selfie with the hashtag #Seafood2xWkMem.
Overton Square is a thriving retail, restaurant, excercise, and entertainment district in the heart of Midtown Memphis, TN.