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Events Calendar

October 2014

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee presents the Healthy Church Fairs, a series of health fairs aimed at combating health disparities throughout Memphis. Each Saturday (9/20-11/8) a fair takes place...

Cost: Free

Where:
See flyer for dates and locations
Memphis, TN


Sponsor: BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Telephone: 901-278-0881
Contact Name: Lauren Evans
Website »

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Activities include one mile fun walk, children's area, live entertainment, family picnic, and prizes. The 17th annual event features special guest entertainer Chris Burke from Life Goes On....

Cost: $10/person

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Features hay rides, candy stations, straw mazes, and more. Visit http://www.memphiszoo.org or call 333-6500.

Cost: $15 Advance discounts available.

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
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New Day Children's Theater presents Beauty and the Beast at The Harrell Theater in Collierville. Friday, October 17, to Sunday, October 26. School matinees take place October 22...

Cost: $10/ages 2-12, $12/adults

Where:
Harrell Theatre
440 W. Powell Rd.
Collierville, TN  38017
View map »


Sponsor: New Day Children's Theatre
Telephone: (901) 853-9669
Contact Name: Leanne Chasteen
Website »

More information

Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, and businesses. Forty entries accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit http://www.thefarmpark.org or call...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Farm Park
2660 Cross Country
Germantown, TN  38138
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 final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
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Features flight demonstrations including a Blue Angels, Shockwave Jet Truck, and Otto the Helicopter, live entertainment, car show, kids family fun zone, and multiple static aircraft...

Cost: $25/adult. $15/child. Photo Pit Pass: $75

Where:
Millington Regional Airport
8182 Hornet Avenue
Millington , TN  38053
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Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
View map »

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Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
Memphis, TN  38104
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Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Drop by the garden to go on a nature tour and make a craft each week. Oct. 6: Incredible Insects: Learn about pollinators and decorate a magnifier. Oct. 13: Woodland Trek: Discover...

Cost: $3 plus garden admission.

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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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

Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, and businesses. Forty entries accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit http://www.thefarmpark.org or call...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Farm Park
2660 Cross Country
Germantown, TN  38138
View map »

More information

The final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
View map »

More information

Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
Memphis, TN  38104
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Toddlers to five year olds are invited to join for stories, music & movement, nature-inspired art, and adventure hikes in My Big Backyard. Semester Theme- Weather Wisdom: Observing the...

Cost: 6-class semester fee: $70 or $13/session.

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Parent-child workshop designed for toddlers features story time, art activity, and snack. Pre-register and pre-pay noon before class. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: $8/child

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, and businesses. Forty entries accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit http://www.thefarmpark.org or call...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Farm Park
2660 Cross Country
Germantown, TN  38138
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 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

Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
View map »

More information

The final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
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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Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, and businesses. Forty entries accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit http://www.thefarmpark.org or call...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Farm Park
2660 Cross Country
Germantown, TN  38138
View map »

More information

Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

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

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

The final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
View map »

More information

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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

Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, and businesses. Forty entries accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit http://www.thefarmpark.org or call...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Farm Park
2660 Cross Country
Germantown, TN  38138
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

Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

The final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
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Wear your costumes, go trick or treating in the Town Square, enjoy games and crafts. For details, go to http://www.mainstreetcollierville.org

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Town Square
Collierville, TN  38017

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Features hay rides, candy stations, straw mazes, and more. Visit http://www.memphiszoo.org or call 333-6500.

Cost: $15 Advance discounts available.

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
View map »

More information

Features Haunted Trail, Headless Horseman Hayrides, Nocturnal Nature Hikes, Zombie Laser Tag, Pumpkin Painting, Spooky Food Trucks, and Zombie Paintball Hayrides. Extends to midnight on October...

Cost: Prices vary. Benefits Shelby Farms Park Conservancy..

Where:
Shelby Farms Park
500 N. Pine Lake Dr.
Memphis, TN  38134
View map »

More information

New Day Children's Theater presents Beauty and the Beast at The Harrell Theater in Collierville. Friday, October 17, to Sunday, October 26. School matinees take place October 22...

Cost: $10/ages 2-12, $12/adults

Where:
Harrell Theatre
440 W. Powell Rd.
Collierville, TN  38017
View map »


Sponsor: New Day Children's Theatre
Telephone: (901) 853-9669
Contact Name: Leanne Chasteen
Website »

More information

Festivities include Pelican Canoe Floats, Pelican Pontoon Cruise, Geo and Earth Cache, Duck Decoy Painting, Birds of Prey show, art and photography contests, guest speaker, face painting, silent...

Cost: $10/person for guided tours. $5 for duck decoy painting and to enter contests.

Where:
Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 Highway 21 E
Tiptonville, TN  38079
View map »

More information

Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
View map »

More information

The final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Three-day fine arts festival features music, juried artist market, hands-on art activities, art in the making stations, food, and drinks. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Sunday, 10...

Cost: Free Friday night. $5 for Saturday & Sunday. Kids 10 and under free.

Where:
Historic South Main Arts District
Downtown Memphis, TN

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Germantown Community Theatre's All Children's Theatre presents Fairy Tale Trail from 6-8 p.m. Houston High School student government presents Trail of Terror from 7-9 p.m. Come dressed...

Cost: $4/person per trail. Free games.

Where:
Bob Hailey Athletic Complex
8750 Farmington Boulevard
Germantown, TN  38138
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

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

Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, groups, and businesses. Forty entries accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit http://www.thefarmpark.org or call...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Farm Park
2660 Cross Country
Germantown, TN  38138
View map »

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Adults and youth teams of 25 compete to pull a FedEx Boeing 757 aircraft weighing over 130,000 lbs. The team that pulls the plane 12 feet in the fastest time wins. Festivities include a...

Cost: Festival is free.

Where:
Millington Regional Jetport
8182 Hornet Avenue
Millington, TN  38053
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Children ages 3-8 year-olds are invited to come learn and experience firsthand how music and stories fit together. Visit http://www.memphissymphony.org/familytunestales or call 537-2500

Cost: Free

Where:
At area libraries including Central, Cordova, and Germantown
, TN

More information

Join Dr. Shelly Counsel and the University of Memphis’ mad scientists for this non-scary bash celebration featuring ghostly experiments, spooky crafts, candy stations, and costume parades....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Celebrate with a costume contest, Halloween Egg Hunt, hay rides, and refreshments. Costume contest and Egg Hunt for children ages 13 and under. For details, call 543-7581.

Cost: Free

Where:
T. O. Fuller State Park
1500 W. Mitchell Rd.
Memphis, TN  38109
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More information

Features hay rides, candy stations, straw mazes, and more. Visit http://www.memphiszoo.org or call 333-6500.

Cost: $15 Advance discounts available.

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
View map »

More information

Scare up for a double feature of fun. Children's activities include treat stations, costume parade, Peanuts character, and movie It's a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown at 7 p.m. Adults...

Cost: $10

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

New Day Children's Theater presents Beauty and the Beast at The Harrell Theater in Collierville. Friday, October 17, to Sunday, October 26. School matinees take place October 22...

Cost: $10/ages 2-12, $12/adults

Where:
Harrell Theatre
440 W. Powell Rd.
Collierville, TN  38017
View map »


Sponsor: New Day Children's Theatre
Telephone: (901) 853-9669
Contact Name: Leanne Chasteen
Website »

More information

Germantown Symphony Orchestra presents this Young Artists Concert. Visit http://www.gpacweb.com or call 751-7500.

Cost: $3-$12

Where:
GPAC
1801 Exeter Rd.
Germantown, TN  38138
View map »

More information

Features Haunted Trail, Headless Horseman Hayrides, Nocturnal Nature Hikes, Zombie Laser Tag, Pumpkin Painting, Spooky Food Trucks, and Zombie Paintball Hayrides. Extends to midnight on October...

Cost: Prices vary. Benefits Shelby Farms Park Conservancy..

Where:
Shelby Farms Park
500 N. Pine Lake Dr.
Memphis, TN  38134
View map »

More information

Hattiloo Children's Theatre presents this musical based on C.S. Lewis' classic. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 2 & 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit http://www.hattiloo.org or call...

Cost: $12/adult. $5/child.

Where:
Main Stage @ Hattiloo Theatre
37 South Cooper
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Festivities include Pelican Canoe Floats, Pelican Pontoon Cruise, Geo and Earth Cache, Duck Decoy Painting, Birds of Prey show, art and photography contests, guest speaker, face painting, silent...

Cost: $10/person for guided tours. $5 for duck decoy painting and to enter contests.

Where:
Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 Highway 21 E
Tiptonville, TN  38079
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

Life-size scarecrows on display around the lawn compete for best school entry, greenest, most creative, best critter, and most popular scarecrow contests....

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Three-day fine arts festival features music, juried artist market, hands-on art activities, art in the making stations, food, and drinks. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Sunday, 10...

Cost: Free Friday night. $5 for Saturday & Sunday. Kids 10 and under free.

Where:
Historic South Main Arts District
Downtown Memphis, TN

More information

In this humorous tale, nationally recognized playwright Suzan Zeder shares how Wiley learns to rely upon his own resources and conquers two villains - Hairy Man and his own fear. Saturdays at 10...

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child.

Where:
The Circuit Playhouse
51 South Cooper Street
Memphis , TN  38104
View map »

More information

Spring Production: THEATREKIDS in “FOOTLOOSE” Registration for children in grades 7-12 is available now through December 19. Rehearsals for the musical begin in January 2015....

Cost: $75

Where:
Bartlett Performing Arts And Conference Center
3663 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN  38133
View map »

More information

The final installment in Ballet Memphis' series premieres with short original works by Petr Zahradnicek, Matthew Neenan, and Steven McMahon. Free Family Day Saturday, October 25, at 2 p.m....

Cost: $10-$72. Group discounts available..

Where:
Playhouse on the Square
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN  38104
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

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