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Events Calendar

August 2014

Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
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This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

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Folk music on six indoor and outdoor stages, arts & crafts, dance and cooking demonstrations, a storyteller's corner, and heritage fest for kids....

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street from Peabody Place to Union Avenue
Memphis, TN  38103

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Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
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This event features free opera performances across Memphis and the midsouth including The Cooper Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various venues throughout Memphis
Memphis, TN

More information

Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

More information

The 12th annual walk/run features contests for the fastest runner, funniest costume, and participants prize. Registration at 7:30 a.m. Race begins at 9 a.m. Five winners receive Free Chick-fil-A...

Cost: $30/individual. $90/family of four. Includes performance tee and two free coupon

Where:
AutoZone Park
200 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN  38103
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Children ages 4 and under are invited to come listen to a story and make a craft each week. September 2: Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? September 9: Jump into January. September 16:...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Parent-child workshop designed for ages 2-4 features a story, art activity, and snack. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: $8/child. Reservations required.

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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This event features free opera performances across Memphis and the midsouth including The Cooper Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various venues throughout Memphis
Memphis, TN

More information

Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
View map »

More information

Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

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Children ages 5 and up are invited to join for storytime and make a craft each week. September 3: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. September 10: Mrs. McBloom Clean Up Your Classroom. September 17: Mabel...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Guerilla Playwriting taught by Brandon Lawrence explores how to bring a world of life through spontaneous creative writing. Students perform their favorite scenes in a final presentation on the...

Cost: $85 for 12-week session

Where:
Germantown Community Theatre
3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road
Germantown, TN  38138
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Shop for fresh produce, flowers, home-baked breads and sweets, honey, and artisan items. Visit http://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4100.

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Stagecraft taught by David Galloway explores the techniques of bringing theatre to life on a stage. Student performance on the last day of class. For ages 9-18. Registration includes one free...

Cost: $85 for 12-week session

Where:
Germantown Community Theatre
3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road
Germantown, TN  38138
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This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

More information

Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

This event features free opera performances across Memphis and the midsouth including The Cooper Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various venues throughout Memphis
Memphis, TN

More information

Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
View map »

More information

Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
View map »

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Children ages 4 and under are welcome to take part in an art activity each week. September 4: Contact Paper. September 11: Balloon Printing. September 18: Play Dough Art. September 25: Crayon...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Professional counselor Christina Burns discusses safety concerns, online reputations, and tips for ways to limit teens' exposure to the internet. To register, call Monica Christian at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mike Wilson Fellowship Hall @ Germantown United Methodist Church
2331 S. Germantown Road
Germantown, TN  38138
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Make your own little puppet theater. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Make your own little puppet theater. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

More information

Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
View map »

More information

Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
View map »

More information

This event features free opera performances across Memphis and the midsouth including The Cooper Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various venues throughout Memphis
Memphis, TN

More information

Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

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Festivities include hummingbird banding, live animal shows, expert speakers, kid's nature activity tent, guided wagon rides, nature walks, native plant sale, Nature Trade Show, and...

Cost: $15/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. 12 passenger vehicle: $10/adult, driver is free.

Where:
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
285 Plains Road
Holly Springs, MS  38635
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Children ages 4 and under are welcome to take part in an art activity each week. September 4: Contact Paper. September 11: Balloon Printing. September 18: Play Dough Art. September 25: Crayon...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Grab lunch at a different food truck every Friday. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: Prices vary.

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Children ages 15 and up are invited to bring sketchbook and pencils and improve their drawing skills. Participants can take photographs of the permanent collection as reference and complete...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Watch a movie in the outdoors every other Friday. June 13: The Incredibles. June 27: Tarzan. July 11: Despicable Me 2. July 25: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. August 8: Curious...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Park @ Carriage Crossing
4674 Merchants Park Circle
Collierville, TN  38017
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Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
View map »

More information

Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
View map »

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Series includes popular titles, double features, girls' night out favorites, sing-alongs, and family matinees. Pre-movie activities include movie trivia, costume contests, photo booths,...

Cost: $7/adult. $5/child under 12. Package and group discounts available.

Where:
The Orpheum
203 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN  38103
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This event features free opera performances across Memphis and the midsouth including The Cooper Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various venues throughout Memphis
Memphis, TN

More information

This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

More information

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Festivities include hummingbird banding, live animal shows, expert speakers, kid's nature activity tent, guided wagon rides, nature walks, native plant sale, Nature Trade Show, and...

Cost: $15/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. 12 passenger vehicle: $10/adult, driver is free.

Where:
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
285 Plains Road
Holly Springs, MS  38635
View map »

More information

This class introduces participants to high-energy exercises that can be done at anytime, including circuit training and relays. Strollers, bicycles, tricycles, and scooters can be used during...

Cost: $10/family

Where:
Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms Park
500 North Pine Lake Drive
Memphis, TN  38134
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Children ages 4 and under are welcome to take part in an art activity each week. September 4: Contact Paper. September 11: Balloon Printing. September 18: Play Dough Art. September 25: Crayon...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

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At the Grandparent's Month Celebration, play a classic family game, create a family tree, make a Grandparent's Day gift, get your face painted, participate in generations look-a-like...

Cost: $12/person.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Drop in at the Dixon to create works of art, open studio-style. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

This annual local music festival taking place for three days features a family-friendly event on Saturday. The festivities include music from the Stax Academy Band, Mighty Souls Brass Band, the...

Cost: For tickets, call 272-7170.

Where:
Tower Courtyard at Overton Square
1995 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
View map »

More information

This 43rd annual festival features over 400 arts and crafts vendors, kiddie rides, live stage entertainment, community attractions, games, and new car exhibits on display. The Running of the...

Cost: Free. Shuttle service available from Union University and GPAC.

Where:
Germantown Civic Club Complex
7745 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN  38138
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More information

This family-friendly audio recording is presented in collaboration with Theatre Memphis' ShoWagon. The 40-minute production features three folktales by the Brothers Grimm: The Old Woman in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chatterbox Audio Theater
Memphis, TN

More information

Features live music, midway rides, crafts, culinary delights, Delta Livestock Show, contests, kids' zone, and fair food. Visit http://www.deltafest.com or call 213-7469.

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child ages 5-12. Midway Wrist Band: $25. Call for discounts.

Where:
The Agricenter Expo Center
7777 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN  38120
View map »

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Join for open house on August 16, 23, & 30, from 11:30-1:30 p.m. August 28, from 6-8 p.m. and September 6, from noon until 2 p.m. Visit http://www.balletonwheels.org or call 870-4348.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ballet on Wheels Dance School & Company
1015 South Cooper St. # 200
Memphis, TN  38104
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This event features free opera performances across Memphis and the midsouth including The Cooper Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various venues throughout Memphis
Memphis, TN

More information

Ballet Memphis brings Mark Godden's Midsummer Night's Dream outdoors to the new Jim Duncan Stage at the garden. Features fireflies, fairies, mischief, magic, and activities for the...

Cost: Call for tickets.

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

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