Memphis Downtowner January/February 2018 : Page 11

SPECIAL EVENTS Finding Neverland comes to The Orpheum Jan. 23–28. 2nd Tuesdays, Year-Round: South Main Association Meetings. Public information and social meeting. SMA’s purpose is to promote the future of the historic arts district, while remaining passionate about preserving its past. 6p social, 6:30p, program, locations vary. 578-7262, 4th Tuesdays, Year-Round: Downtown Neighborhood Association Meetings. Public information and social meeting. DNA’s purpose is to promote, enhance, and protect the quality of life in Downtown Memphis, and to maintain and foster a spirit of community for Downtown Memphis businesses, and visitors. 6p social, 6:30p programs, locations vary. 521-9552, Last Fridays, Year-Round: South Main Art Trolley Tour. Stroll through the historic arts districts, as shops, restaurants, and art galleries display creative merchandise, cuisines, and art. 6–9p, FREE, Main: between Vance and St. Paul, 578-7262, Jan. 4–8: Elvis Birthday Celebration. A week of events celebrating the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll includes tours, brunch, concerts, auction, and special receptions. Graceland, Jan. 5: Memphis Made – Center Stage Presents: Dead Soldiers. Rock, blues, outlaw country, bluegrass, Sun and Stax drift in and out of four part harmonies with period instruments for a sound like no other. 8p, Buckman, 60 Perkins Ext, 537-1483, Jan. 6: Paddle on the Wolf River. Paddle a five mile, channelized section of the Wolf River. Register online by Jan 4. 10a–2p, Walnut Grove Rd to Kennedy Park, 573-2353, Jan. 6: Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Christmas. Chef Patrick Reilly and The Brass Door are teaming up for a special Irish holiday tradition. Take part in yoga, appetizer buffet, ala carte brunch, and back and neck massages. 11a–2p, 152 Madison, 572-1813, Jan. 10: Tea for Three. The off-Broadway hit comes to Memphis. Benefitting the placement of a Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights Monument on Civic Center Plaza. 7:30p, Buckman, 60 Perkins Ext, 537-1483, teaforthreememphis. Jan. 11: Brian Regan Comedy Tour. See the popular Brian Regan live as he tours 31 cities in North America. First stop Memphis! 7:30p, Orpheum, 525-3000, Jan. 12: The Science of Beer. Eat, Drink, & Learn featuring the best local restaurants, professional and local brewers. Advance tickets required. Must be 21 or older. 6:30–9:30p, Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, 636-2362, Jan. 13: Muddy Magnolias Concert. The music comes from a place where the Mississippi meets the A-Train by way of Nashville. 7:30p, Halloran Centre, 525-3000, Jan. 15: King Day 2018. Remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with special museum admission, all day entertainment, children’s activities, health information and screening, and more. 8a–6p, National Civil Right Museum, 521-9699, Jan. 16–20: 34th International Blues Challenge. Blues musicians from January/February 2018 | DOWNTOWNER MAGAZINE 11 photo by Jeremy Daniel

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