Weekend Roundup {April 15-17, 2016}


Looking for things to do this weekend? Check out these family-friendly events happening in and around Memphis!

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Family-Friendly Movies Playing This Weekend

New this week:

The Jungle Book – 105 minutes (PG)


Continuing in theaters this week:

Zootopia – 108 minutes (PG)
Miracles From Heaven – 109 minutes (PG)
God’s Not Dead 2 – 120 minutes (PG)

Local Events

These events are organized by date and time. Please click the tab for each date to view what events are happening on that day.

Food Truck Friday– 11:30am – 1:30pm
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
“Food truck + full belly = full heart.”

Happy Hour– 4:00pm – 10:00pm
All 8 Huey’s Locations
“Detox from the week, prepare for the weekend, and enjoy a burger at Huey’s.”

5 Fridays of FREE Jazz– 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Benjamin Hooks Library
“Jazz, jazz, and more FREE jazz music.”

Aladdin Jr – 7:00pm – 8:30pm (2:oopm & 7:00pm Saturday)
Briarcrest Christian Middle School
“A magic carpet ride awaits you Friday and Saturday.”

Suga Shack “Catalog Session” Celebrate Marvin Gaye – 7:30pm
The New Daisy Theatre
“Celebrate the music from legendary musician Marvin Gaye.”

Healthy Memphis Festival – 9:00am – 8:00pm
Broad Ave District
“Connecting the community and supporting healthy. Where there is food, I will be.”

Machine Sewing 101 – For Kids and Adults – 9:30am – 12:30pm
Sew Memphis
“Enjoy the day learning basic techniques with your little sewing buddy.”

Repticon Memphis Reptile Animal Show – 10:00am – 5:00pm (Ends at 4:00pm Sunday)
Landers Center
“See some of the most exotic reptiles and amphibians, to include an adorable ‘nope rope’ (SNAKES).”

Rites to Play Children’s Carnival– 11:00am – 3:00pm
Oak Alley at Rhodes College
“Dunk tank, petting zoo, inflatables….parents, take your kids. It’s FREE!”

Ballet Memphis’ Cinderella – 2:00pm & 7:30pm (2:00pm Sunday)
The Orpheum
“Take your little ones to see one of the most beloved fairytales.”

Memphis Brewfest – 4:00pm – 7:30pm
Downtown Memphis
“Celebrate BEER and BEAUTIFUL weather.”

Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival – 11:00am – 6:00pm
Downton Memphis
“BBQ, hot wings, and 16,000lbs of crawfish! Music, drinks, and fun for the family.”

Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Sale – 12:00pm – 7:00pm
“Family, friends, and affordable fashion for the little ones in your life.”

Earth Day 5K – 2:00pm
Shelby Parks Farm
“Participate in a tree planting at Shelby Farms after the race!”

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Ashley, a Memphis newbie, has been married for 12 years and welcomed 4 zoo animals into the world. Bought to Memphis after their only daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, Ashley and Will decided to make Tennessee home. Jaymes (January 2005), Bailey (October 2006), Mason (May 2011) and Davis (December 2014), keep Ashley and her husband Will, pretty bored. Their days are filled with spa treatments, naps, and long walks along the Mississippi. Sounds amazing right? And amazingly FALSE. To add to the family, they welcomed an actual animal, a husky Jude, in February. Ashley is currently a small time photographer, SAHM, and student at Union University. Ashley loves coffee, binge watching Netflix, pedicures, and a freshly vacuumed house.