Candlemaking + More Things to do in Memphis

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Do we have a variety of events for you this weekend, Memphis! Summer is ✨ officially ✨ here, and boy do we have a plethora of things to do in Memphis this weekend! Candlemaking, kickbacks, a Grateful Dead legend making his way to GPAC, an exhibition, and a festival dedicated to everyone’s favorite pastime: Brunch!

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1. Stay a While | Comeback Coffee

Located in Downtown Memphis, Comeback Coffee hosts Kelsey Taylor for live music + a good time. Drinks available courtesy of the good souls that work at Comeback Coffee so you can ✨ Stay a While ✨  and enjoy this event for free.

Event details are listed below for more info!

Event Details
🗓 JUN 25 | 7PM–10PM
📍 Comeback Coffee | 358 North Main Street Memphis, Tennessee, 38103

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2. Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers | GPAC

In Germantown, an American singer-songwriter makes his way to the Germantown Performing Arts Center to bring you the atmospheric tastes of jazz throughout his career in music. This event would be great for your favorite jazz-lover in your life, or someone that has greatly appreciated the Grateful Dead in their time as well too!

Event details are listed below for more info!

Event Details
🗓 JUN 25 | 8PM–10PM
📍 GPAC | 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN 38138

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3. Let's Brunch Memphis | Beale Street Landing

By the Brewery, Babalu’s, Venice Kitchen, plus more restaurants are coming together for this yummy event– Let’s Brunch Memphis! Mimosas, springtime cocktails, Bloody Mary’s, all to be paired with your favorite food samplings from your go-to brunch spots in Memphis. This event will be taking place on Beale Street Landing in Downtown Memphis.

Event Details
🗓 JUN 26 | 12PM–3PM
📍Beale Street Landing | 251 Riverside Dr, Memphis, Tennessee, 38103

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4. Candlemaking | Arrow Creative

In Broad Avenue, Brooke Williamson takes the lead this week to introduce you to the fine works of crafting candles. Hand pour and create 3 candles in this course so you can save them for yourself, or give them to friends + family! All materials will be provided in this course with the purchase of a ticket.

Event Details
🗓 JUN 25 | 6:30PM–8:30PM
📍 Arrow Creative | 2535 Broad Avenue Memphis, Tennessee, 38112

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5. Hindsight 2020 | University of Memphis

Taking it to the home of the Memphis Tigers, they are opening an exhibition to the public that was 100% curated by students at the University of Memphis. The exhibition is a reflection of the year 2020: from COVID-19, George Floyd’s death and the social impact rippling through the United States during a global pandemic, and honoring loved ones whose lives were lost to COVID-19. The exhibition is free to the public at the Art Museum at the University of Memphis.

Event Details
🗓 JUN 25 | 9AM–5PM
📍 University of Memphis | 3750 Norriswood Ave, Memphis, TN 38152

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See You Next Week!

Get out and enjoy the city! If you didn’t find stuff to do in Memphis this weekend from this guide, head over to our app where there are plenty more events to choose from!

Don’t forget to wear a mask and to follow all social distancing protocols. Let’s stay safe together, Memphis! 

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Delaina Carreras

Delaina Carreras

Delaina is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Memphis City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Memphis area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinMemphis on Instagramand Facebook.