Happy Almost The Weekend! Let’s find something EPIC to do this weekend!

AfricanJazz

Shrine Circus
Agricenter
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
$15.00 for Adults, $5.00 for kids 12 and under Reader reviews from past performances here

Tommy Terrific
Germantown Library
Saturday 11am
Tommy Terrific brings his unique brand of wild and crazy magic for all ages to the library in celebration of Black History Month.

Ballet Memphis Community Day
Playhouse On the Square
Saturday 2pm
Places Beyond: A journey from places of the heart to places far out of reach. The second in our series of innovative new work includes creations from award-winning choreographers Uri Sands and Mark Godden and Associate Artistic Director Steven McMahon. Pay-what-you-can tickets are available at the Playhouse on the Square Box Office starting at noon on the day of the performance. Or, you may reserve online in advance on a credit card with a minimum donation of $5 per ticket online.

Positive Vibrations Concert
First Congregational Church
Saturday 3-6pm
Celebrating Black History through the music of Memphis native and founder of Earth, Wind and Fire Maurice White. The show will feature the African Jazz Ensemble performing the songs of Earth, Wind, and Fire. Maurice White was the founder and visionary of EW&F and grew up in Lemoyne Gardens in South Memphis. He wanted to use his music to spread positive vibrations throughout the world. His own words capture his intentions best: “creating a band that will represented universal truths was primary and the music was secondary. I wanted to uplift humanity.” Tix are $5 (6 and under are free) All proceeds benefit Knowledge Quest in South Memphis.

Great Backyard Bird Count
Shelby Farms Park
Sunday 10-11:30am
Join us for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! This event, launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, helps provide worldwide data on wild bird populations in near real-time. This event is free and open to all ages. Participants will meet at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center and then venture out into the Park. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Binoculars are recommended. Please leave pets at home for this event.

The Little Mermaid
The Landers Center, Southaven, MS
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”