Places Open On Thanksgiving In Memphis 2017

Places Open On Thanksgiving In Memphis 2017

Thanksgiving is nigh! If you’re not in the cooking mood, or if you want to go out after you wake up from your afternoon food coma, here’s a running list of places that will be open in Memphis on Thanksgiving.

In this post, you’ll find:

1. Places open for lunch or brunch or earlier in the day. Most of these require reservations.
2. Places that don’t open until 4 p.m.-ish or later.

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Weekend Events

Tennessee Shakespeare Company wraps up its Shakespeare Shout-Out Series with two “free, fun and fast” performances Friday, Nov. 10, in the Overton Square music amphitheater. A 75-minute performance of “Julius Caesar” starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a 90-minute take on “Romeo & Juliet” at 8 p.m. Cost is free; no tickets needed. Visit tnshakespeare.org.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend: 11/10 – 11/12

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 11/10 – 11/12

Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss in Memphis this weekend. Also, while I don’t have a ton of information, according to City permits, there will be a Veteran’s Day parade downtown this morning (Friday) at 10 a.m. on Second Street from Exchange to Monroe.

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Memphis Made: A Neighborhood Guide to Gift Giving

Memphis Made: A Neighborhood Guide to Gift Giving

Stroll this revitalized entertainment and retail district in Midtown Memphis, where quaint shops and eateries of all varieties line the streets, and festive decorations add to the cheer. Pick up some unique accessories for gifts at Crazy Beautiful, a locally owned and operated boutique that carries Memphis-made jewelry lines. Or for brand-name items, browse the designer duds at boutiques like The Ivory Closet and The Attic Modern Apparel. For foodies on your gift list, pick up some specialty oils and vinegars at The Square Olive, and don’t forget sugary stocking stuffers at Sweet Noshings, where jelly beans, housemade fudge and gourmet popcorn beckon.

Bonus: After a day of shopping, grab a table at Lafayette's music room where you'll find live music every night of the week and delicious Southern fare. 

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Things To Do This Week and Weekend In Memphis

Things To Do This Week and Weekend In Memphis

Looking for something to do in Memphis this week and weekend? Here are a bunch of events, including lots of live music.

Wednesday, November 8
– 3rd Man at Lafayette’s

Thursday, November 9
– Songwriters at Stanley BBQ

Friday, November 10
– Tennessee Shakespeare Company at Overton Square

Saturday, November 11
– Memphis Jingle Bell Run 5K/Walk

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5 Things To Do This Weekend: 11/3 – 11/15

5 Things To Do This Weekend: 11/3 – 11/15

Happy Friday, Memphis! Here are the five things you won’t want to miss this weekend, plus plenty of extras. It’s the Memphis Hustle’s opening weekend, so head to the Landers Center to cheer on the future Grizz! Read more here.

Friday, November 3
– The Art Project Gallery Show in Overton Square
– Carlos Ecos Band at Lafayette’s

Saturday, November 4
– Chili Cook-Off in Overton Square

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21 Memphis Events & Happenings: November 2017

21 Memphis Events & Happenings: November 2017

Once Halloween is in the rear-view mirror, Memphis starts getting into the holiday spirit as the season barrels towards Thanksgiving! Memphis’ November calendar is filled with opportunities to eat, drink, dance, watch, shop, play and celebrate to your heart’s content. Here’s our list of the must-hit events in Memphis this November.

November 4, 2017: Chili Cook-Off to benefit The Exceptional Foundation

Put your judging hat on, and get ready to taste some chili at the The Exceptional Foundation’s Chili Cook-Off. This family-friendly event at The Courtyard at Overton Square will benefit the West Tennessee Chapter of The Exceptional Foundation. Taste all the chilis, and cast a vote for your favorite! Teams are competing for the coveted first place trophy, so be sure to make your taste buds heard. Tasting begins at 10 a.m., and winners will be announced at 2:30 p.m. Entry is free, but chili-tasting wristbands are $10. efwtn.org

November 10, 2017: Live Shakespeare Double Feature at Overton Square Tower Courtyard

Overton Square will host the season finale of the Free Shout Out Shakespeare Series by the Tennessee Shakespeare Company! The company will perform Julius Caesar at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by Romeo and Juliet at 8 p.m. It’s a Shakespeare double feature! The event is free and open to the public. tnshakespeare.org

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Things To Do This Week and Weekend In Memphis

Things To Do This Week and Weekend In Memphis

Looking for something to do in Memphis this week and weekend? Here are a bunch of events, including lots of live music.

Tuesday, October 31
– Halloween Day events at Overton Square

Friday, November 3
– The Art Project Gallery Show in Overton Square
– Carlos Ecos Band at Lafayette’s

Saturday, November 4
– Chili Cook-Off in Overton Square

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