Mar. 1: Condomonium. Fashions and accessories made out of condoms, silent auction, specialty cocktails that include prophylactic punch, jazz singer and burlesque dancers, and photo booth to benefit Choices. 7–10p, pay your age + $5. Playhouse on the Square, 274-3550, memphischoices.org.
Mar. 1: Dinner on Stage. An inside peek into the stories and history of the historic Orpheum as told by Pat Halloran. Cocktail reception, backstage tour, film, trivia, and three-course meal with wine. 6p, $75. Orpheum, 525-3000, orpheum-memphis.org.
Mar. 1: Hands of Hope Auction Party. Champagne, imported wine, local beer, gourmet fare, and live and silent auctions to benefit The Exchange Club Family Center. 7p, $100. The Columns, 276-2200, exchangeclub.net.
Mar. 2: Hollywood for the House. Walk the red carpet for a “The Winner Is” evening to benefit Ronald McDonald House. Specialty cocktails, fashion show, music, auctions, dancing, lavish food, and the Academy Awards telecast. 6–10p, $125. The Columns, 312-7479, hollywoodforthehouse.com.
Mar. 2: Yazoo Mardi Crawl. Giveaways, beer, beads, and food along this crawl through Cooper-Young restaurants and bars. 2p, free. Central BBQ on Central, 276-7222, yazoomardicrawl.com.
Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24: Memphis Heritage Preservation Series. “Restaurants in Historic Properties — Past and Present” is the theme for this year’s lectures and panel presentations. 7–8:30p, $65 for the series. 2282 Madison, 272-2727, memphisheritage.org.
Mar. 4: Mardi Gras Carriage Parade. Horse-drawn carriages, decorated in Mardi Gras style, serve as floats for Krewe members tossing beads, candy, and who knows what else. 5:30p, free. Beale Street, 529-0999, bealestreetmerchants.com.
Mar. 4: Vine to Wine at the Garden. Mardi Gras! Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Dixieland jazz, a selection of wines, and a taste of New Orleans cuisine. 6–8p, $35. Botanic Garden, 636-4131, memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Mar. 6: Community Leadership and Awards Luncheon. Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York, keynotes this Leadership Memphis celebration. 11a–1p, $50. UofM Holiday Inn, 278-0016, leadershipmemphis.org.
Mar. 6: Cooper-Young Night Out. Live music, retail specials, and assorted cuisine in Midtown’s historically hip district. Every 1st Thu. 5–9p, free. 276-7222, cooperyoung.biz.
Mar. 6: The MED Open House. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Regional Medical Center includes new surgery center, extended care hospital, and other newly renovated areas. 6–8p, free. RSVP and parking info: rohopenhouse.rsvpify.com, the-med.org.
Mar. 6–Apr. 11: Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop. The waffle irons are heating up for lunch, and the program is set for the weekday lecture series featuring renowned, inspirational speakers. Preaching series: Mon.–Fri. noon–12:40p, free. Waffle Shop: Mon.–Fri. 11a–1:30p, $2.50+. Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second, 525-6602, calvarymemphis.org.
Mar 7–8: Park + Pajamas. After dark, it’s a whole new park. Overnight family adventure includes breakfast with the buffalo. 7:30p–9:30a, $55, RSVP. Shelby Farms Park, 767-7275, shelbyfarmspark.org.
Mar. 8: Brunch by Trolley Crawl. Downtown trolleys take guests on a three-restaurant food adventure that includes sightseeing along the way. 1p, $50. Restaurants and starting location given in advance to ticketholders, discrawl.com.
courtesy Buckman Arts Center
Mar. 8: Canterlot. Family-friendly convention themed for My Little Pony fans is filled with events for young and old. Costumes, skits, discussion panels, and refreshments. 9a–6p, $6. Botanic Garden, deltafanfest.com/canterlot.
Mar. 8: Mardi Gras and Casino Party. Phoenix Club of Memphis hosts this Boys and Girls Club benefit, featuring Al Kapone and Mansions on the Moon, high-end prizes, and Mardi Gras fun. 8p–1a, $50. Cadre Building, 278-2947, phoenixclub.org.
Mar. 12: Spring Break Chalk Art Festival. Live music, food trucks, chalk-art artists creating masterpieces with guests. 10a–2p, free. Brooks Museum, 544-6200, brooksmuseum.org.
Mar. 14: Dive Bar Crawl. Join singer/songwriter Kathryn Brawley on a bus crawl to four of Memphis’s best dive bars. 8–11p, $12. Backbeat Tours, 140 Beale, backbeattours.com.
Mar. 15: Cosmic Trunk Show. An artisan market of metalwork and fine art of all varieties, plus food truck and a cash bar with cosmos. Noon–5p, free. Metal Museum, 774-6380, metalmuseum.org.
Mar. 15: Suds & Spuds. Meet the Scots-Irish cemetery residents and sample three different beers along the way. 1–3p, $25 RSVP. Elmwood Cemetery, 774-3212, elmwoodcemetery.org.
Mar. 15: Silky Sullivan St. Patrick’s Parade. Floats! Bands! Cool cars! And maybe even a goat on a rope! Enjoy the luck o’ the Irish — and a green beer or two. 3p; raising of the goats 5:30p, free. Beale Street, 529-0999, bealestreetmerchants.com.
Mar. 15: Tchaikovsky 4. Memphis Symphony Orchestra concert features conductor Carl St. Clair and oboist Joseph Salvalaggio. 7:30p, $15+, Cannon Center, 537-2525, memphissymphony.org.
Mar. 16: Signs of Spring Walk. Walk the beautiful grounds with a master gardener who points out some of the less obvious signs of spring. 1p, FWA. Botanic Garden, 636-4100, memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Mar. 17: St. Patrick’s in The Pinch. Live music, Walk of the Bagpipes, Bonfire Orchestra, free parking, and pots o’ green beer in Memphis’s original Irish neighborhood. 3p–till, free, Pinch District.
Mar. 20: Art After Dark. A toast to spring! Celebrate the first signs of spring with live music and light refreshments. 6:30p, FWA. Dixon Gallery, 761-5250, dixon.org.
Mar. 20: Emissaries of Memphis Music. Honor the female ambassadors of Memphis’s music culture with live performances, hosted by the Memphis Music Commission to benefit the Memphis Musicians Healthcare Plan. 7–10p, $35. Kroc Center, 576-6850, memphismusic.org.
Mar. 21–22: Spring Fling Garden Show. Get out and grow! Seminars, hands-on instruction, cooking demos, children’s activities, and vendors from six states. 9a–5p, free. Agricenter, 752-1207, memphisareamastergardeners.org.
Mar. 22: New Orleans Jazz. Memphis Symphony Orchestra concert features the MSO Big Band and Byron Stripling on trumpet, 7:30p, 15+. Cannon Center, 537-2525, memphissymphony.org.
Mar. 22–23: Daffodil Show. American Daffodil Society–credited show includes flower varieties of all types, blooming in competition. Sat. 2–5p, Sun. 1–4p, FWA. Dixon Gallery, 312-1248, dixon.org.
Mar. 24–29: Memphis Fashion Week. Locations throughout the city host runway shows, parties, film screenings, and in-store events. Citywide venues, 340-0529, memphisfashionweekend.com.
Mar. 28: Battle of the Birds. Exhibition game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Memphis Redbirds opens the 2014 Redbirds season. 7p, AutoZone Park, 722-0299, memphisredbirds.com.
Mar. 28: Brooks Uncorked. Craft beer selection, 60 wines, specialty cocktails, small plates, bottle pull, silent auction, live entertainment, and an after-party on the museum terrace. 7p, $125. Brooks Museum, 544-6200, brooksmuseum.org.
Mar. 28: South Main Art Trolley Tour. Stroll through the historic arts district as shops, restaurants, and art galleries display unique merchandise, cuisines, and art. Every last Fri., 6–9p, free. Main between Vance and St. Paul, 578-7262, southmainmemphis.net.
Mar. 28–29: Memphis Fashion Weekend. Four designers each night showcase their latest concepts of fashion. 8p, $50. Friday: The Annesdale Mansion; Saturday General DeWitt Spain Airport, memphisfashionweekend.com.
Mar. 29: Speakeasy Gala. Games, silent and live auctions, wine pull, photo booth, and a swinging good time to benefit Memphis Oral School for the Deaf. 6:30p, $75. Great Hall in Germantown, 758-2228, mosdkids.org.
Mar. 29: Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. Celebrate National Disability Awareness Month with the Memphis Rollin’ Grizzlies and your own team — with or without disabilities — to benefit The Arc Mid-South. 9a–2p, $200 teams, $5 spectators. Raymond Skinner Center, 712 Tanglewood, 327-2473, thearcmidsouth.org.
Mar. 30: Flavors of Memphis Culinary Gala. An intimate experience where local premier chefs prepare a five-course gourmet, tableside dinner paired with wines to benefit American Liver Foundation. 6p, $200. Hilton Memphis, 766-7668, liverfoundation.org.
Mar. 30: Women of Achievement Awards Celebration. Awards are given to six living women and a woman of the past to honor the contributions and inspiration they give to the community. 4–7p, $30. UofM Holiday Inn, 218-0782, womenofachievement.org.
Mar. 30: Word Domination: A Scrabble Tournament. Compete in three rounds, enjoy brunch cocktails and treats, and show off your verbal prowess to benefit Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School. 1–4:30p, $25. Cotton Museum, 531-7826, memphiscottonmuseum.org.
Mar. 31: Eiffel Tower Dinner. Celebrate the 125th anniversary of this landmark’s opening with a dinner that transports guests to the Champ de Mars in 1889. 7p, $85+, RSVP. Peabody Chez Philippe, 529-4188, peabodymemphis.com.
Agricenter International: 7777 Walnut Grove, 757-7777, agricenter.org. See website for complete events listing. Thru Mar 2: Al Chymia Shrine Circus, 377-7336, facebook.com. Thru Mar. 2: Vesta's Indoor Craft Fair, 9a–5p. Mar. 7–9: Southern Women's Show, 800-849-0248, southernwomensshow.com. Mar. 15–16: Memphis Flea Market, 276-3532, memphisfleamarket.com. Mar. 21–22: Spring Fling Garden Show, 9a–5p, free, 752-1207, memphisareamastergardeners.org. Mar. 22: Everything for Kids Sale, 8a–1p, 2–4p half-price sale, everythingforkidssale.com. Mar. 22: Memphis Black Expo, 10:30a–6:30p, blackexpomemphis.com. Mar. 28–29: Bill Pickett Rodeo, billpickettrodeo.com.
Art Village Gallery: 410 S. Main, 521-0782, artvillagegallery.com. Ephraim Urevbu’s permanent collection and artist showcases from exotic lands.
Backbeat Tours: 140 Beale, 527-9415, backbeattours.com. Mar. 14: Dive Bar Crawl, a 3-hour tour of Memphis's best dive bars, 8–11p.
Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center: 3663 Appling, 385-6440, bpacc.org. Thru Mar. 2: TheatreKids: "High School Musical." Mar. 8: Andy Childs, a Memphis rock-and-rhythm show, 8p. Mar. 22: Bartlett Community Concert Band, 7p. Mar. 29: Chris Mann from NBC's "The Voice," 8p.
Beale Street: Between S. Main and Fourth, 529-0999, bealestreet.com, bealestreetmerchants.com. Mar. 4: Mardi Gras Carriage Parade, 5:30p. Mar. 15: Silky Sullivan St. Patrick's Parade, 3p.
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art: Pembroke Square, 119 S. Main, 523-ARTS, belzmuseum.org.
Blues Foundation: 421 S. Main, 527-2583, blues.org.
Bridges: 477 N. Fifth, 452-5600, bridgesusa.org. Mar. 1: Girls Inc. Daddy Daughter Adventure Night, 6–9p, RSVP 523-0217. Mar. 21: ClimBRIDGES, rock climbing for all ages and experience levels, 6–9p, 260-3749.
Brooks Museum of Art: 1934 Poplar, 544-6200, brooksmuseum.org. See website for full list of workshops, lectures, films, lunches, and programs. Wednesdays: Pay What You Can, 10a–4p. Thru Mar. 16: "artPOPculture," by area teens. Thru May 11: "Dali: Illustrating the Surreal," 49 rare, masterful book illustrations. Mar. 12: Spring Break Chalk Art Festival, 10a–2p, free. Mar. 21: The Art of Travel Safety Seminar, 9a–5p, RSVP 544-6260.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary's School: 60 Perkins Ext'd, 537-1483, buckmanartscenter.com. Mar. 1: Memphis Repertory Orchestra: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 8p, free, 921-8490, memphisreporchestra.com. Mar. 6–Apr. 9: "Heliades and Naiads: Reflections on Water," new paintings by Adam Shaw. Mar. 15: "Don't Shoot Me," a play about bullying, 7p. Mar. 20: Ailey II, the celebrated junior company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 7p, alvinailey.org.
Calvary Episcopal Church: 102 N. Second, 525-6602, calvarymemphis.org. Mar. 6–Apr. 11: Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop. Preaching series: Mon.–Fri. noon–12:40p, free. Waffle Shop: Mon.–Fri. 11a–1:30p, $2.50+.
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts: 255 N. Main, 576-1200, box office 576-1269, 800-726-0915, thecannoncenter.com. See website for complete events listing. Mar. 15: Memphis Symphony Orchestra: "Tchaikovsky 4," 7:30p, 537-2525, memphissymphony.org. Mar. 22: New Orleans Jazz with MSO Big Band, 7:30p, 537-2525, memphissymphony.org. Mar. 28: Dance Theatre of Harlem, 8p, dancetheatreofharlem.org. Mar. 29: Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour, 8p.
Center for Southern Folklore: 119 & 123 S. Main, Pembroke Square, 525-3655, southernfolklore.com. A showcase of folk art, Southern music, and food. Mar. 7: Happy Birthday Furry Lewis Concert, 8–11p. Mar. 8: International Hip Hop Search, 7–10p Mar. 22: Rice Drewry and Six Degrees, 8–11p. Mar. 29: Kate Campbell Dinner and Concert, 7–10p.
Children’s Museum of Memphis: 2525 Central, 458-2678, cmom.com. See website for daily programs, clubs, and activities.
Chucalissa Archaeological Museum: 1987 Indian Village, 785-3160, memphis.edu/chucalissa. 3rd Saturdays thru Nov.: Volunteer Day, 9a–1p.
Church Health Center: 1115 Union, 259-HOPE, churchhealthcenter.org. Indoor walking track, heated pool, group exercise, racquetball and basketball courts, cooking and dancing classes, health education, workshops, seminars, diabetes and hypertension classes, yoga, and pilates. Mar. 20: Affordable Care Act Information Session, 3–7p.
Circuit Playhouse: 51 S. Cooper, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. Thru Mar. 23: "The Great American Trailer Park Musical": Welcome to the mobile-home community of Armadillo Acres.
Concerts International: 527-3067, concertsinternationalmemphis.org. Mar. 25: American Brass Quintet, 7:30p, UofM Harris Concert Hall.
Cook Convention Center: 255 N. Main, 576-1200, memphistravel.com/conventions. See website for complete events listing. Mar. 8: SneakFest Sneaker Expo, 1–6p, sneakfest.org. Mar. 20: NAACP Freedom Fund Gala, 6p reception, 7p dinner and program, 521-1343, naacpmemphis.org.
Cooper-Young Historic District: Midtown, 276-7222, cooperyoung.biz. 1st Thursdays: Cooper-Young Night Out, festive time with live music, retail discounts, and restaurant specials, 5–9p. Saturdays Year-Round: Farmers Market, 8a–1p.
Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange: 65 Union, 531-7826, memphiscottonmuseum.org. Tuesdays: Evergreen Yoga: Pay-what-you-can, 7–8a.
Creative Aging: 272-3434, creativeagingmidsouth.org. Apr. 3: Senior Game Day, games provided or bring your own, 1–3p, Jewish Community Center.
David Lusk Gallery: 4540 Poplar, 767-3800, davidluskgallery.com. Thru Mar. 8: Carlyle Wolfe: "Until the Day Breathes …" and Anne Siems: "Trees." Mar. 11–Apr. 19: "The Attendant," Hamlett Dobbins's fellowship at Romes American Academy; reception Mar. 14, 6–8p.
D’Edge Art and Unique Treasures: 550 S. Main, 521-0054, dedgeart.com. Works by Debra Edge, Rosa Jordan, Heather Prouty, and Philip Eubanks. Mar. 1–28: New works by gallery artists. Mar. 28–Apr. 25: "People, Brass, and Strings," local artist Rosa Jordan; reception Mar. 28, 6–9p.
DeafConnect of the Mid-South: 144 N. Bellevue, 278-9307, deafconnectmidsouth.org.
DeltaArts: 870-732-6260, deltaarts.org.
DeNeuville Learning Center: 726-5902, deneuvillecenter.org.
Dinner Theater: Death Du Jour Mystery Theater, Spaghetti Warehouse, 40 Huling, 210-0545, deathdujourmysteries.com. Mar. 15: "The Blarney Zone." An Emerald Isle tour goes off the grid, 7–10p.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens: 4339 Park, 761-5250, dixon.org. See website for workshops, lectures, classes, garden demos, and children’s events. Tuesdays & Sundays: Current exhibit curatorial tour, 2p. Wednesdays: Munch & Learn Lecture Series, noon. Mar. 1–2: All That's Clay Pottery Show & Sale, Sat. 10a–5p, Sun. 1–5p. Mar. 22–23: Daffodil Show, Sat. 2–5p, Sun. 1–4p. Thru Mar. 23: "Color! American Photography Transformed," the story of color's integration into American fine-art photography. Thru Mar. 30: "Wait Watchers: Photography by Haley Morris-Cafiero," a series of self-portrait photographs that reveal a certain truth about how the public views overweight women.
Downtown Neighborhood Association: 521-9552, memphisdna.org. 4th Tuesdays: Monthly public information meeting: 6p social, 6:30p program. See website for details. Mar. 25: A sneak peek at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum led by Director of Special Projects Tracy Lauritzen Wright.
Elmwood Cemetery: 824 S. Dudley, 774-3212, elmwoodcemetery.org. Mar. 15: Suds & Spuds: The Scots-Irish of Elmwood Tour, 1–3p. Mar. 26: Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture: "Rolling on the River," noon.
Evergreen Presbyterian Church: 613 University, 274-3740, evergreenmemphis.org. Mar. 20: Rhodes Men's and Women's Choruses: "Music for the Vernal Equinox," 7:30p.
Evergreen Theatre: 1705 Poplar, 274-7139, theatreworksmemphis.org. Mar. 15: "Backstage with Miss Mod," 8p, to benefit Holy Trinity Church, friendsofgeorges.org.
Farmers Market: Cooper-Young Community: 1000 S. Cooper, 725-2221, cycfm.org. Year-Round: Saturdays, 9a–1p.
Farmers Market: Medical District: Year-Round: 3rd Fridays, 10a–2p, Health Sciences Park, 801 Madison, facebook.com.
FedExForum: 191 Beale, 205-1234, tickets: 800-745-3000, fedexforum.com. See website for complete events listing. Also see Memphis Grizzlies NBA and University of Memphis Tigers Basketball. Mar. 2: Winter Jam 2014 Tour Spectacular, 7p, jamtour.com. Mar. 7: Luke Bryan: "That's My Kind of Night Tour," 7:30p, lukebryan.com. Mar. 10: WWE Monday Night Raw, 6:30p, wwe.com. Mar. 27–29: NCAA Men's Basketball South Regional.
Fire Museum of Memphis: 118 Adams, 636-5650, firemuseum.com.
Gallery Fifty Six: 2256 Central, 276-1251, galleryfiftysix.com. Mar. 7–28: Paintings by S.E. Harris; reception Mar. 7, 5–8p.
Gasoline Art Gallery: 2493 Broad, 481-5664, facebook.com/gasoline901.
Germantown Performing Arts Center: 1801 Exeter, 751-7500, gpacweb.com. Mar. 16: Memphis Symphony Orchestra: "Tchaikovsky 4," 2:30p, 537-2525, memphissymphony.org.
Gibson Guitar Factory & Showcase: 145 Lt. George W. Lee, 543-0800, gibson.com.
Graceland: 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd, 800-238-2000, 332-3322, elvis.com. Thru Feb. 2015: "60 Years of Elvis VIP."
Hattiloo Theatre: 656 Marshall, 502-3486, box office 525-0009, hattiloo.org. Thru Mar. 2: August Wilson's "Seven Guitars." A blues singer tries to right the past year's wrongs in inherently flawed ways.
Jack Robinson Gallery of Photography: 44 Huling, 576-0708, robinsonarchive.com. Works of Jack Robinson and other fine arts photographers. Open by appointment only.
Jacob's Well: 602 Looney, 290-2124, jacobswellmemphis.org. A fresh way of living life on life's terms. Mar. 21–23: Bridging the Gap, a weekend experiential journey into the world of homelessness, Fri. 5:30p– Sun. 10a, 261-4386, cumcmemphis.org/bridgingthegap.
Joysmith Gallery: 46 Huling, 543-0505. African-American artists plus ancestral and contemporary art. Open by appointment only.
Junior Achievement: 307 Madison, 366-7800, jamemphis.org. Mar. 1–2: Bowlin' on the River Bowl-A-Thon at bowling lanes throughout the city.
Landers Center: 4560 Venture Dr., Southaven, 662-342-4842, landerscenter.com. See website for complete events listing. Mar. 1: Comedian Jeff Dunham, 5p, jeffdunham.com. Mar. 15: Gala of the Royal Horses, 2p. Mar. 27–30: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
LeMoyne-Owen College: 807 Walker, 435-1000, loc.edu. Mar. 8: "You Can't Hold Me Down," a play about bullying, 2p, 262-8642, ucanofmemphis.org.
Library: Benjamin L. Hooks Central: 3030 Poplar, 415-2700, memphislibrary.org. See website for classes, workshops, and programs. Thru Mar. 29: "Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African-Americans in Civil War Medicine."
Library: Cornelia Crenshaw Branch: 531 Vance, 415-2765, memphislibrary.org.
Library: Cossitt Branch: 33 S. Front, 415-2766, memphislibrary.org.
Lichterman Nature Center: 5992 Quince, 767-7322, memphismuseums.org. Open year-round for self-guided trail backpacking and nature programs/exhibits. Tuesdays–Saturdays: Wild Lunch with the animal keepers, noon. Saturdays: Trail Blazin' Volunteers, 9a–noon.
Magevney House, 198 Adams, 523-1484, memphismuseums.org. 1st Saturdays: Open 1–4p, free.
Mallory-Neely House: Victorian Village, 652 Adams, 523-1484, memphismuseums.org.
Medicine Factory: 85 W. Virginia, 581-5815, medicinefactory.org. Installation-based work and on-site artist studios. Thru Mar. 15: "I Want to Show You Something, But You Might Have to Follow Me. What Do You Think About That?" by Bert Geyer.
Memphis Botanic Garden: 750 Cherry, 636-4100, memphisbotanicgarden.com. See website for classes, workshops, lunch & learns, camps, receptions, and lectures. Mar. 1–31: "The Memphis Ten," recent paintings by local artists; reception Mar. 6, 5–7:30p. Mar. 7: State of TN Arbor Day Celebration, 10a. Mar. 16: Signs of Spring Walk, 1p. Mar. 22: Wolf River Conservancy: Frogwatch USA workshop, 9a–3p, free, RSVP.
Memphis College of Art—Downtown: 477 S. Main, 272-5100, mca.edu. Mar. 12–Apr. 5: MA/MAArtEd Thesis Exhibition; reception Mar. 28, 6–9p.
Memphis College of Art—Midtown: 1930 Poplar, 272-5100, mca.edu. Works by students and alumni in all media. Thru Mar. 10: Design Student Exhibition. Thru Mar. 26: Robert Hollingsworth: "Person of Interest" and Lauren Lane: "Princess Cult."
Memphis Grizzlies NBA: FedExForum, 205-1234, grizzlies.com. Season runs Oct–Apr. Mar. 1: Cleveland, 8p. Mar. 8: Charlotte, 7p. Mar. 11: Portland, 7p. Mar. 19: Utah, 7p. Mar. 22: Indiana, 7p. Mar. 24: Minnesota, 7p.
Memphis International Raceway: 5500 Victory Lane, Millington, 969-7223, racemir.com. See website for list of racing activities and events.
Memphis Music Mondays: Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale, 529-0007, memphismusic.org. Mar. 3, 17: Music business community: networking and ideas exchange, live music, food, 6–9p.
Memphis Redbirds AAA Baseball: AutoZone Park, 721-6000, memphisredbirds.com. Season runs Apr–Sep. Game time 7p unless noted. Mar. 28 Exhibition game against St. Louis Cardinals, 7p, 722-0299.
Memphis Riverboats: Beale Street Landing, 251 Riverside, 527-BOAT, memphisriverboats.net. Open Mar–Oct.; private charters year-round. Sightseeing cruises, dinner & music cruises, and airboat rides.
Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum: Inside FedExForum, 191 Beale at Third, 205-2533, memphisrocknsoul.org. Tuesdays: Free admission for Shelby Co. residents w/ID, 2–7p.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra: 537-2500, box office 537-2525, memphissymphony.org. Also see Cannon Center and GPAC for performances. Mar. 2: "Amazing Grace," 4p, free, Metropolitan Baptist Church, 767 Walker. Mar. 7: Fundraising Concert, 7:30p, Evergreen Presbyterian. Mar. 28: "Joy…ful Mendelssohn," 7:30p, Lindenwood Christian Church.
Memphis Zoo: 2000 Prentiss Place, 333-6500, memphiszoo.org. See website for workshops, classes, and clubs. Mar. 1–Oct. 26: Camel rides, 10a–5p.
Metal Museum: 374 Metal Museum Dr., 774-6380, metalmuseum.org. See website for class and demo times. Thru Mar. 2: "Tributaries: Andrew Hayes," sculptures of books and steel. Mar. 8–Jun. 15: "Tributaries: Kirk Lang," a new body of kinetic sculptures; reception Mar. 15, 3–5p. Thru Mar. 9: "Ha! Metalsmiths at Play." Mar. 15: Cosmic Trunk Show, 10a–5p, free. Mar. 15–May 25: "A Dog Looks at Bishop," a site-specific installation animated by mechanical elements and sound; reception Mar. 15, 3–5p. Thru May 25: "On the Edge," the ways contemporary knife makers push the medium.
Mississippi RiverKings Hockey: Landers Center, Southaven, MS, 662-342-1755, riverkings.com. Season runs Oct.–Mar. Mar. 4: Knoxville, 7p. Mar. 7, 8: Fayetteville, 7p. Mar. 11: Columbus, 7p. Mar. 14: MS Surge, 7p. Mar. 21: Knoxville, 7p.
Music Commission (Memphis & Shelby County): 125 N. Main, 576-6850, memphismusic.org.
Music Resource Center (Memphis): 431 S. Main, 527-1029, memphismeansmusic.com.
National Civil Rights Museum: 450 Mulberry, 521-9699, civilrightsmuseum.org. Third Wednesdays: Lunch and Learn, noon. Apr. 5: Grand reopening after a $30 million renovation.
New Daisy Theatre: 330 Beale, 525-5979, newdaisy.com. See website for complete events listing. Mar. 8: Bring Me The Horizon's "The American Tour" with guests Of Mice & Men, 7p, bringmethehorizon.co.uk.
On Location: MEMPHIS: 730-6220, onlocationmemphis.org. Mar. 4: "Derby Baby" screening, 7p, Blues City Cafe, 138 Beale.
Orpheum Theatre: 203 S. Main, 525-3000, 800-982-2787, orpheum-memphis.com. Mar. 6–9: Tyler Perry: "Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned." Mar. 14: Jillian Michaels "Maximize Your Life" Tour, how to live an exceptional life, 8p. Mar 25–30: Broadway: "War Horse," a tale of courage, loyalty, and friendship. Apr. 1: Family Series: "The Intergalactic Nemesis," a mash-up of radio drama and comic books, 6:30p.
Peabody Memphis: 149 Union, 529-4000, peabodymemphis.com. 1st Wednesdays: Master Taster’s Club Wine Tasting, 5–6:30p, Peabody Corner Bar. Mar. 31: Eiffel Tower Dinner, 7p, RSVP 529-4188.
Pink Palace Museum: 3050 Central, 320-6362, memphismuseums.org. Mar 3–May 1: "Diversity Dialogues," facilitated discussions surrounding the exhibit "RACE." Mon. & Sat. 9:30a–12:30p and 1:30–4:30p; Thu. 1:30–4:30p. Thru Apr. 17: "RACE" lecture series: Thu. 5–7:30p, Sun. 2:30–5p. Thru May 4: "RACE: Are We So Different?" Everyday experiences of living with race.
Pink Palace Museum CTI 3D Giant Theater: 3050 Central, 636-2362, memphismuseums.org. Mar. 1–TBA: "Flight of the Butterflies," the remarkable monarch butterfly migration and the scientist who spent 40 years with them.
Playhouse on the Square: 66 S. Cooper, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. Thru Mar. 2: Exhibit: Cat Normoyle's "Mapping Moments," points of intersections on Vinalhaven Island. Thru Mar. 3: Exhibit: "Let's All Meet!" photography by Dale L. Anderson. Mar. 14–30: "The Diary of Anne Frank."
Railroad and Trolley Museum: 545 S. Main, 590-3099, mrtm.org.
Red Cross Mid-South Chapter: 1400 Central, 726-1690, midsouthredcross.org. CPR/First Aid/AED classes available, volunteer orientation, and workshops. Mar. 15: Veterans History Project Orientation, 10a–2p. Mar. 28: Deployment Workshop, 6–8p. Mar. 29: Emergency Response Vehicle Training, 9a–4p.
Rhodes College: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3000, rhodes.edu. Mar. 24: Maud Mandel: "Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict," 6p.
Rhodes College: Clough-Hanson Art Gallery: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3442, rhodes.edu. Mar. 6: "Respect Yourself: A Celebration of Stax Records," 6p, free.
Rhodes College: McCoy Theatre: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3839, rhodes.edu. Thru Mar. 7: "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," a re-imagining of early America's growing pains.
Rhodes College: Music: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3775, rhodes.edu/music. Visit website for additional listings. Also see Evergreen Presbyterian Church. Mar. 5: Atlanta Guitar Trio, 7:30p.
Rotary Club of Memphis: University Club, 1346 Central, 526-1318, memphisrotary.org. Mar. 4: Mary Nita Bondurant: "Discovery Park," noon. Mar. 11: Kyle Veazey: "Champions for Change," noon. Mar. 25: Jason Wexler, Memphis Grizzlies COO, noon.
Rugby: Memphis Blues Rugby Club: USA Stadium, Millington, 568-8338, memphisbluesrugbyclub.com. Mar. 8: Jackson, MS, 1p. Mar. 22: Birmingham, 1p.
Run/Walk: Mar 1: Chucalissa Relic Run 5K at Chucalissa benefits the C.H. Nash Museum, 9a, 785-3160, racesonline.com. Mar 8: Daffodil Dash & Family Fun Run at Memphis Botanic Garden, 10a, 636-4100, racesonline.com. Mar. 28: Help for Hope 5K at Harbor Town Square benefits Hope House, 6:30p, 272-2702, hopehousememphis.org.
Segway Experience of Memphis Tours: Peabody Hotel, 149 Union, 529-4108, segwayofmemphistours.com. Two-hour tours of the city on personal Segway gliders.
Sharpe Planetarium: 3050 Central, 636-2362, memphismuseums.org. Thru Mar. 1: "Oceans in Space," the origins of life in Earth's oceans, and "Wonders of a Winter Night," a guided tour through the winter night sky. Mar. 8–May 17: "Mars Quest," a visit to the mysterious red planet. Mar. 8–May 31: "Visions of a Spring Night," a tour through the spring night skies.
Shelby Farms Park: 500 N. Pine Lake, 767-PARK, shelbyfarmspark.org. Mar. 29: Wolf River Conservancy 9th Annual Tree Plant, 9a–noon, wolfriver.org.
Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum: 826 N. Second, 527-3427, heritagetoursmemphis.com.
Soulsville USA: 926 E. McLemore, 942-SOUL, staxmuseum.com. Historic music neighborhood.
South Main Association: 578-7262, southmainassociation.com. 2nd Tuesdays: Monthly public information meeting: 6p social, 6:30p program. See website for details. Mar. 11: The Green Beetle.
South Main Historic Arts District: Between Vance and St. Paul, 578-7262, southmainmemphis.net. Last Fridays: South Main Art Trolley Tour, shops, restaurants, and galleries stay open late, 6–9p.
Southern College of Optometry: 1225 Madison, 322-7200, sco.edu. Mar. 22: Solutions in Sight: Low-Vision Family Fun Day, 8a–5p, free.
Southland Park Gaming & Racing: I-40 & I-55, exit 279A, West Memphis, 870-735-3670, southlandgreyhound.com.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral: 700 Poplar, 527-3361, stmarysmemphis.org. Mar. 21: Music at St. Mary's: Grammy Award–winning organist Paul Jacobs, 7:30p, free.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music: 926 E. McLemore, 942-SOUL, staxmuseum.com. Mar. 13: Fresh Tracks at Stax: Bring a CD of original work and get professional feedback, 6p. Thru Oct. 31: "And the Grammy Goes to Memphis," a showcase of the various Grammy Awards for music attributed to this region.
Sun Studio: 706 Union, 521-0664, sunstudio.com.
T Clifton Art: 2571 Broad, 323-ARTS, tcliftonart.com. Distinguished art, custom framing, hip location! Mar. 1–Apr. 5: "Bobtanicals," fine-art glassblower Bob Kliszenski.
T. O. Fuller State Park: 1500 Mitchell, 543-7581, tn.gov/environment/parks/TOFuller. Mar. 22: Spring Hike on Discovery Trail, followed by Birds of Prey program, 9:30a, free.
Theatre Memphis: 630 Perkins Ext'd, 682-8323, theatrememphis.org. Thru Mar. 2: William Shakespeare's "As You Like It." Mar. 7–30: "Jesus Christ Superstar."
TheatreWorks: 2085 Monroe, 274-7139, theatreworksmemphis.org. Mar. 1–2, 8–9: Bluff City Tri-Art: "Ventilations," a certain woman's truths come to light through narratives; benefits Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis, 946-6140. Mar. 14–23: Emerald Theatre Co.: "Sordid Lives," a black comedy about white trash, etcmemphistheater.com. Mar. 28–Apr. 13: New Moon Theatre: "The Trip to Bountiful." An aging widow discovers that she can't recapture the past, 484-3467, newmoontheatre.org.
University of Memphis: 678-2000, memphis.edu. Mar. 5: IEAA: "A Tale of Two Egyptians: The Coffins of Nespawershefyt and Nakhtefmut," 6:30p reception, 7p lecture, free, 678-2555, memphis.edu/egypt. Mar. 20: UTHSC/Urban Child Institute: Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health: "Early Brain Development and Function: Impact on Social and Health Outcomes," 7:15a–3:30p, 385-4242, urbanchildinstitute.org/brain-awareness-2014.
University of Memphis: Art Museum: Communication and Fine Arts Bldg. Room 142, 678-2224, memphis.edu/amum. Thru Mar. 19: 31st annual juried student exhibition. Thru Mar. 19: Sunny Montgomery: "The Porcupine Effect." Apr. 5–Jun. 28: "Disappearing Ink," the changing face of print media and its effect.
University of Memphis: Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries: Art & Communication Building, Rooms 230 & 240, 678-2216, memphis.edu. Thru Mar. 27: Laura Kina: "Blue Hawaii," ghostly oil paintings employ distilled memories.
University of Memphis: Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities: University Center Theater, 678-2520, memphis.edu/moch. Mar. 20: Stephen Moore: "Free Markets and the Modern Political Scene," 5:30p, free.
University of Memphis: Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music: Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central, 678-2541, memphis.edu/music. (Visit website for additional performances of the symphony, chamber orchestra, ensembles, singers, bands, choirs, and recitalists.) Mar 4–7: Jazz Week, 7:30p. Mar. 8: Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra with Grammy-nominated drummer Matt Wilson, 7:30p. Mar. 20: Marcos Machado, international double-bass artist, 7:30p. Mar. 25: Concerts Int'l: American Brass Quintet, 7:30p, 527-3067, concertsinternationalmemphis.org. Mar. 26: Capitol Quartet, 7:30p.
University of Memphis Tigers Basketball: FedExForum, 205-1234, tickets: 800-745-3000. Season runs Nov.–Mar. Mar. 1: Louisville, 1p. Mar. 8: SMU, 11a. Mar. 12–15: Conference championships.
University of Memphis Tigers Football: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 678-2331, gotigersgo.com. Season runs Sep.–Nov. Mar. 1: Louisville, 1p. Mar. 8: SMU, 11a. Mar. 12–15: Conference championships.
Uptown Neighborhood: 525-4880, uptownmemphis.org.
Victorian Village: 671 Jefferson, 523-0235, victorianvillageinc.org.
Visible Music College: 200 Madison Ave, 381-3939, visible.edu. Thru Mar. 22: Senior Recitals, free. Mar. 28: Open house, 1–4p.
Walking Tours: Downtown History: Host Jimmy Ogle, 604-5002, jimmyogle.com, free. Mar. 20: Downtown Courthouse, meet Adams & Second, noon. Mar. 30: Memphis & Arkansas Bridge Walk, meet Crump Park on Metal Museum Drive, 2p.
W.C. Handy Home: 352 Beale, 527-3427, wchandymemphis.org.
W.C. Handy Performing Arts Park: 200 Beale, 526-0115, bealestreet.com.
Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum: 680 Adams, 526-1469, woodruff-fontaine.com.
YMCA Fogelman Downtown: 245 Madison, 527-9622, ymcamemphis.org. Swim lessons, exercise classes, weight equipment, and coaching. Mar. 4–27: Dance lesson of the month: bolero, 8p, Tue. & Thu.
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