It looks like a mixed bag weather-wise this weekend in Memphis. Get those kids outside on Friday as it’s going to be beautiful…and not so much the rest of the weekend. Here are some fun things to do to help you all have a great weekend! (for lots more options visit the EMM Calendar)


Sew Me a Story!
Saturday, 9-10am
Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School
Children will listen to stories read by GSL Librarian Jan Willis, and will then create a sewing project led by Amie Plumley, GSL teacher and author of the book Sewing School. Ages 2-4, free, RSVP required.

Garden Brothers Circus
Friday 7:30pm
Tunica Arena and Expo Center, Tunica, MS
Celebrating 100 years entertaining families throughout North America and “we’ve pulled out all the stops!” Last chance to see Elephants live! ‘Motorcycle Madness’ has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, Racing Camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists; cirque artists. Its 1½ hours of excitement and fun.

Muddy River Roping Team Classic
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
The National Team Roping League is an association that started in 2004, targeting all team ropers east of the Mississippi. The NTRL Finals is the largest team roping event in regards to number of teams and cash and prize payout east of the Mississippi. Starts at 9am…ends???

Magic Carpet Ride
Saturday 10am
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s
Get Up with Grizzlies Grannies and Minis. Children ages two and older are invited to grab their magic carpet and join us for a musical adventure across the globe. EMM Review

Internet Cat Video Festival
Saturday 2pm
Brooks Museum
See who won this year’s Golden Kitty Award by pawpular vote! You don’t have to be a so-called cat lady to attend this hilarious series. You’ll laugh, cry, and purr out loud! All ages. $9/$5 Brooks members and students with valid ID/Free with VIP Film Pass.

The Illusionists
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Orpheum Theatre
This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTS™ – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.