Halloween festivities may be over, but there’s still plenty to do in Memphis this weekend. Welcome the first weekend of November with one of these exciting and cultural events! Shake up the season and try something new.

Friday, November 5th

Black Violin

The Orpheum Theatre-Memphis

7:30pm | 203 South Main St. 

Classical music mixes with hip-hop in a unique entertainment experience crafted to break stereotypes and cultural barriers. String musicians Wil B. and Kev Marcus join DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes on stage to bring you a performance that will change how you listen to music.

Tickets start at $25. Get your tickets by visiting Ticketmaster.com.

The Ultimate Friday Night Mixer

Privé Restaurant

7pm – 1am | 6980 Winchester Rd. 

I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Privé is the place to be for a grown folks kind of party! Celebrate the legendary Marvin Gaye with music and live entertainment. Mingle with like minded people while enjoying food and drink specials in an adult’s only environment. 


Must be 21+ to find out what’s going on.

Ali Siddiq Live

Chuckles Comedy House

7pm | 1770 Dexter Springs Loop 

Prepare for a night of laughter and entertainment – Ali Siddiq is LIVE all weekend! You’ve seen him on Comedy Central, and now he’s taking the stage here in the Mid-South. Grab some friends, have a drink, and get ready to hear stand-up comedy so hilarious it’ll have you holding your sides.

You can purchase your tickets at memphis.chucklescomedyhouse.com.

Saturday, November 6th

Grind City Groovery

Grind City Brewing Company

2pm | 76 Waterworks Ave. 

Check out some of the finest selection of beers the Grind City Brewing Company has to offer! Satisfy your tastes buds at one of the local food trucks, groove to the sound of live performances, and watch art created right in front of you. 

Stick around later in the evening for a special guest!

Admission is $10 at the door.

That Golden Girls Show: A Puppet Parody

Halloran Centre at the Orpheum Theatre Memphis

7:30pm | 225 S. Main St.

Everyone’s favorite sassy ladies hit the stage in a brand new parody. Recount some of the best Golden Girl moments with puppet versions of Rose, Dorothy, Blanche and Sophia. Get ready for 1985 style witty comebacks and shoulder pads.

Get your tickets at Ticketmaster.com.

Full Moon Kayak – Fieldaze Edition

Mud Island Park

4:30pm – 6:30pm | 125 N. Front St. 

Cruise down Wolf River in the last Full Moon Kayak event of the year! Tour Memphis from your boat while the full moon reflects on the water. Rentals are FREE for 30 minutes. You’ll be provided with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing evening on the river.

Want a little competition? Join the HUZZAH! on the Harbor kayak race. Race information can be found here https://fb.me/e/1Mu1dhivs.

Sunday, November 7th

Memphis Japan Festival

Memphis Botanic Garden

10am – 4pm | 750 Cherry Rd. 

Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and food of the Land of the Rising Sun.  Participate in Japanese games, watch martial arts on the lawn, and enjoy foreign cuisine in the family-friendly, interactive experience.

For more information and event schedule, visit memphisjapanfestival.org

Championship Wrestling Memphis Live

2pm – 4:45pm | 3296 Winbrook Dr. 

Ready for some action and trash talking? Watch a LIVE TV taping of the hottest wrestling show in Memphis hosted by CW30 Starrs Dusin and Maria! See All Elite Wrestling star “Pretty” Peter Avalon and “The Neon Phenomenon” Anthony Idol. 

Immerse yourself the drama and chaos as it plays out right in front of you.

Visit championshipwrestlingmemphis.com for more information on this event. To purchase your tickets, go to eventbrite.com.

Veterans Day Picnic

Lichterman Nature Center

1pm | 5992 Quince Rd.

Join Warhorses for Heroes as they celebrate our nation’s heroes. There will be fun for the whole family. Enjoy a day of food, games, music, stick horse races – all while honoring our veterans.

General Admission is $25 at the door and includes lunch and one drink. Admission is FREE for veterans and service members.
To purchase tickets in advance, go to warhorsesforheroes.org.

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