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Crafts, Drafts, + More Things to do in Memphis

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome back to the best place to find things to do in Memphis, friends.

New month, new look to the blog, new line-up of events, can’t get any better… right? This week has a ✨ sweet✨ opportunity to channel your inner baker in the Broad Avenue Arts District. The holidays are creeping up on us, but luckily we have the perfect market in mind to find that right gift for your loved ones. Best of all… it can be paired with a fine draft while you shop the Crosstown Concourse area. 🍻 Other crafty opportunities include learning how to build and craft your own necklaces through the guidance of one of the pro’s from Amulet! Paired with another neat gift from a Holiday Market happening over at the Memphis Botanical Gardens in East Memphis. And lastly for our things to do in Memphis this weekend is the opening of a fan-favorite for the season: Zoo Lights at the Memphis Zoo! Let’s get into it:

This annual classic has returned again to the Memphis Zoo for select nights through the month of November + December. The Memphis Zoo Lights is a walk-through Christmas light experience as a cute date night, or bring your family to enjoy the activities! Ice-skating, s’mores + more activities will be there (at an extra fee).

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 5:30pm–9:30pm
🗓 Nov 13 | 5:30pm–9:30pm
🗓 Nov 14 | 5:30pm–9:30pm
📍Memphis Zoo | 2000 Prentiss Pl
🎟 $14

Crafts! Drafts! They’re all collecting at the very own Crosstown Concourse for this cool outdoor event. Want something unique to give to your loved ones? This is it. This event is stretching through Crosstown Plaza, and stretches inside to the Crosstown Atrium with a rotation of crafters + artists between this two-day event.

Event Details
🗓 Nov 13 | 10:00pm–4:00pm
🗓 Nov 14 | 10:00pm–4:00pm
📍Crosstown Concourse | 1350 Concourse Ave
🎟 ✨ F R E E ✨  

Gettin’ crafty with it this season for unique gift ideas + cool things to do in Memphis. This event is powered by ARROW Creative: a unique hub that welcome artists to share their talents with you! Your ticket includes all the supplies to create + craft beautiful pieces for yourself or a loved one!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 11 | 6:00pm–9:00pm
📍ARROW Creative | 653 Philadelphia St. Memphis, TN 38104
🎟 $85

Get that bake on! Here’s the opportunity to throw the dough around + have a little fun at the very own Muddy’s Bakery HQ in the Broad Ave. Art District! Learn to make Pumpkin Whoopie Pies like a pro in this small group course with your favorite baker or sharpen your baking skills in the kitchen. Ticket will include all of the ingredients you need for this experience!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12 | 10:00am–12:30pm
📍Muddy’s Bake Shop | 2497 Broad Avenue Memphis, TN 38112
🎟 $75

Succulent Gardens, seasonal touches to your home, a variety of plants + pots to craft your own creation to give to your loved one. The Gifts of Green at the Memphis Botanical Garden is perfect for your favorite green thumbs in your life or shopping for yourself! This is an all month long event, every day through the month of November and December in the Visitor Center!

Event Details
🗓 Nov 12–Dec 30  | 9:00am–6:00pm
📍Memphis Zoo | 
🎟 ✨ Free✨ 

Phineas is a female orange kitty which makes her so unique! She is such a sweet kitty, but she can be very shy around new people. It takes time to warm up, but once she accepts you she will give you all the cuddles in the world! Even with her uncertainty toward new people, she still loves a good bout with the string toys or springs in the cat house. Phineas is good with other cats, but right now she gets her own big room in order to give her the space she needs to open up.

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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.

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