Sunset Kayaking + More Things to Do in Memphis

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Welcome back to the Weekend Guide, Memphis!

Strap in for this weekend, we have a lot of things to do in Memphis to cover. The River Market marks the first installment of the series. Feeling crafty? We know a spot to create your own chunky necklaces in a workshop lead by a local artist. We can even sunset the weekend with kayaking the Wolf River with the rich history and views when we hit the waters at dusk. All that, plus more things to do in Memphis this weekend!

Friendly reminder: please follow all business guidelines at any events in Memphis and neighboring cities! Remain socially distanced from others to protect yourself and those around you, wear your mask, and most importantly: have fun!

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1. Wolf River Sunset Tour | Walnut Grove

In the entrance of the Walnut Grove Access Point Area in the northern edge of Germantown, we’re strapping in and hitting the waters for this tour of the Wolf River! This event will allow you to bring your own kayak, or you can rent from the Blues City Kayaks as we paddle our way down to enjoy the Memphis sunset.

Event Details
🗓 APR 25 | 5PM
📍Walnut Grove Access Point | 6435 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120 

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2. River Market 2021 | Riverside Drive + Beale Street

In partnership with Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis River Parks, Earth Day is kicking off with the River Market series! This event dedicated to uplift small businesses that faced financial challenges during COVID-19. This event is free to attend for all ages, come out and support your favorite local business or discover your new favorite business to support.

Event Details
🗓 APR 24 | 1PM–6PM
📍Intersection of Riverside and Beale Street | Beale St. MemphisTN 38103

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3. Candle Making | Arrow Creative

From New Harbert Candles, Brooke Williamson takes the lead to show you step by step to craft your own candles by hand in the Arrow Creative space in Broad Avenue. This class is perfect for beginners and it will include all the supplies needed with the ticket purchase!

Event Details
🗓  APR 23 | 6:30PM–8:30PM
📍Arrow Creative | 2535 Broad Avenue Memphis, TN 38112

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4. Wilson Blind Wine | Wilson, AR

Taking it north of Memphis in this weekend’s things to do, this cafe hosts weekly tastings to explore the varieties of wines. This event is intended for fun and tests out your sensory abilities as you blind sip on the wines for the event!

Event Details
🗓 APR 23 | 4PM–5:30PM
📍Wilson Cafe | 15 S Jefferson Street Wilson, Arkansas, 72395

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5. Chris Kattan | Growlers

He’s been featured on Saturday Night Live, Night at the Roxbury, and Corky Romano. This comedian takes the stage at Growlers. Local artists from Memphis will also be joining the stage as openers before the show kicks off.

Event Details
🗓 APR 23 | 7PM–9PM
📍Growlers | 1911 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee, 38104

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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! 

Posting photos? Be sure to tag us on Instagram + Facebook, and use #stufftodoinmemphis.  Have a great weekend!


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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.