Guide to 4th of July Events in Memphis 2017

Guide to 4th of July Events in Memphis 2017
  • Join Overton Square for a family-friendly Independence Celebration concert in the Tower Courtyard on Sunday, July 2.
  • Enjoy the rockin’ sounds of the Jackson Regiment from Mississippi’s 41st Army Band as they tell the Army story through their toe-tapping, upbeat music. The Fire Museum of Memphis joins the party with fun vintage fire trucks, and will be on hand to teach our youngest visitors more important summer fire safety tips.
  • A selection of local beers and seasonal refreshments will be available for purchase. Folding chairs and blankets are welcome; no coolers or outside alcoholic beverages, please. This concert is free and open to the public.
  • The Independence Celebration is proud to welcome Alpha Omega Veterans Services, Inc., helping Memphis’ homeless and disabled military veterans through support services.
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The Weekender: June 9th – June 11th

The Weekender: June 9th – June 11th

With all the great things going on in the 901 these days, have you ever been overwhelmed with choices? Well, you’re in luck! Every week we curate The Weekender, a post 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. 

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Best Bets: Brisket

Best Bets: Brisket

I watched David Scott Walker prepare a brisket at the recent Memphis in May World Championship
Barbecue Cooking Contest. I wasn’t able to return 13 hours later to taste the finished product, but Walker told me the preparation and the cooking process was about the same as the way it’s done at his restaurant, Stanley Bar B Que in Overton Square.

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10 Things You Must Do In Memphis

10 Things You Must Do In Memphis

Overton Square is the heart of Midtown. With lots of different murals to take pictures with, its definitely one of the best places to see. It has a lot of different restaurants, bars, and cute little shops. Its also home to Overton Park, our biggest park. Overton Square also hosts many different things like the crawfish festival, Greek festival, and the Italian Festival. So whether youre looking for a night out or a family day, Overton Square is just the right place.

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The Weekender: May 19th – May 21st

The Weekender: May 19th – May 21st

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. 

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14 Locally Made FINDS from Memphis Makers

14 Locally Made FINDS from Memphis Makers

“Radiance” is an essential oil diffuser necklace that radiates a sky blue 24-petal flower over a soft, ivory background and is accented by a hand-knotted Greek leather cord. This necklace-and-essential-oil-diffuser-in-one can be found for $25 to $28 at Delta Groove YogaChampalou SpaSouthern Whimsy or on Nautilus Pottery’s Etsy shop.

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