Start the weekend off early with Harry Potter Trivia on Wednesday, then finish off with other fun activities all over the county. Ghost tours, car shows, and snow leopards, oh my!
1. Harry Potter Trivia in Memphis
Wednesday July 28th @ 7:00 pm - Crosstown Brewing Company or Railgarten
Harry Potter fans, this is your time to shine! Gather your best team of Muggles and get down to Railgarten OR Crosstown Brewing Company TONIGHT! It's free to play, and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, and Best Team Name. All ages are welcome. Masks required for the unvaccinated. Space is limited, but you can reserve your spot now at CERRITO.EVENTBRITE.COM.
RSVP for Railgarten: https://www.eventbrite.com/.../harry-potter-trivia-at...
RSVP for Crosstown: https://www.eventbrite.com/.../harry-potter-trivia-at...
Visit cerritotrivia.com for more info.
2. Sip & Shop at Crossroads Vendor Market
Thursday July 29th @ 5:00 pm - Crossroads Vendor Market, 8804 Caroma St, Olive Branch MS
Crossroads Vendor Market is a unique indoor shopping experience that offers furniture, antiques, boutique clothing, jewelry, handcrafted items, decorative paints, gifts, pottery & more! Make the trip down to Olive Branch for a fun night of food, drinks, live music, shopping & prizes!!
3. Canoes + Cocktails at Shelby Farms Park
Friday July 30th @ 7:15 pm - Hyde Lake, Shelby Farms Park
Tickets: $35 - $75, food and drinks included. Purchase tickets here
Canoes + Cocktails is an event hosted by Shelby Farms Park and sponsored by Old Dominick Distillery, as a fundraiser for the daily operations of Shelby Farms Park and the Shelby Farms Greenline. Do something different this weekend and watch the sunset from a kayak, canoe or paddle board on Hyde Lake! Enjoy a guided evening sunset paddle on the lake followed by socially-distant cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, yard games and music at Hyde Lake Pavilion. Rent a canoe or kayak or BYO Boat. Check-in is at 7:15 and boats launch at 7:45. This is an adults only event, and tickets are selling fast so check for availability now.
4. Memphis Ghost Walk
Friday July 30th @ 8:00 pm - The Broom Closet, South Main Arts District
Tickets: $20 adults, $15 kids ages 6-17
Journey into Memphis's dark past with one of the incredible guides from Historical Haunts Memphis. The Memphis Ghost Walk will take you to sites of hauntings based on local legends, official records and our own professional paranormal investigations. The tour is about a mile of walking, with several stops along the way, and worth every spooky step!!!!
5. Summer Movie Series: Grease!
Friday July 30th @ 7:00 pm - The Grove at GPAC
Tickets: $10 through GPAC
Sing along with the classic musical Grease! under the trees in The Grove at the Germantown Performing Arts Center. Gates open at 6:00 pm, and there will be live music by Josh Threlkeld on the First Horizon Foundation Plaza until the movie starts. The bar will be open and Lynnie’s Links food truck will be on site.
6. Bingo Night in Overton Square
Friday July 30th @ 8:00 pm - Overton Square
Play free bingo outside in Overton Square this Friday night! Bring some chairs and grab a to-go order from your favorite restaurant on the square, then meet in Chimes Square. Cerrito Bing is free to play and will have prizes every round. Visit cerritobingo.com for more information.
7. 5th Annual River City Car, Truck and Bike Show on Beale Street
Saturday July 31st @ 10:00 am - Beale Street
Sponsored by River City Car Club, a team of Camaros, Challengers and Corvettes, the 5th Annual Car Truck, and Bike Show will be held on World Famous Beale Street on Saturday morning. Don't miss the light Show on Friday night, it is sure to be a red, white and blue spectacular! For more information, check the River City Car Club website or Facebook page.
8. Snow Cones for Snow Leopards at the Memphis Zoo
Saturday July 31st @ 6:30 pm - Memphis Zoo
Beat the summer heat with a sweet treat and play a role in Snow Leopard conservation by taking part in the Snow Cones For Snow Leopards event at the zoo on Saturday! The snowy party is hosted by Memphis AAZK and will raise money for the Snow Leopard Conservancy. You will have the chance to compete in an ice tank challenge, leap like a leopard, enjoy a snow cone, play cornhole, and throw snowball, while learning what you can do to save Snow Leopards.
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