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Fun Spring Break Activities in Memphis

by Your Key to Memphis Team

2012 Spring Break Activities

It is Spring Break!  Have no fear – activities are here! If you are looking for something interesting happening March 10th – 18th check out some of the fun ideas we have found:

Go to a museum for free, or cheap.

Go see the Dinosaurs at the Memphis Zoo (an extra admission fee applies to both members and non-members)

IMAX Movies & Sharpe Planetarium Shows at the Pink Palace:

Watch the animal keepers feed the animals Tuesday through Friday at noon at the Lichterman Nature Center.

Go to the movies.

Enjoy the fresh air and go to the Park.

Pack snacks and bike the Greenline.

Go Downtown – Ride the trolley, visit the ducks at the Peabody, have lunch.

Go to the Library

Take the kids:

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs - GREEN Tip

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Your GREEN Tip of the Week
Energy efficient light bulbs last longer than incandescent bulbs, they cost less, and they're better for the environment. What's not to like? "Upfront cost is one of the most disconcerting things to consumers, and they're overwhelmingly confused by the assortment of the bulbs that are available," according to Adam Borut, co-founder and president of Eco Hatchery, an energy efficiency and sustainability software and services firm that developed a light bulb finder app. He says that switching to the new generation of light bulbs represents the easiest and fastest payback to consumers looking to save money and energy.

Memphis Monthly Event Calendar - Find Out What is Going On in Memphis!

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Find out what is going on in Memphis this Month! Enjoy watching the Memphis Grizzlies play basketball, take the kids to see Sesame Street Live or the Ringling Bros Circus! Daylight Saving Time begins March 11, so don't forget to set your clocks up. Go celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17. Click here to view our Memphis Monthly event calendar. We are your key to Memphis!

Memphis Real Estate Market Report - March 2012

by Melissa Hayes Thompson

We have created an easy to read comprehensive report on the Memphis Real Estate Market. The number of homes for sale is up from last month, as well as the number of pending transactions. The average and median sales prices are higher than last month. The most significant market changes are by price level, zip codes & area and are included in our market report; just click to view the complete March Market Report! The data compiled is from February 2012.

Memphis Zoo will Offer Camel Rides this Spring

by Your Key to Memphis Team

The Memphis Zoo will be offering $5 camel rides this spring. This is something new the Memphis Zoo will have for its visitors.

The camels are trained by Olympia, Wash.-based Camels Unlimited, a company specializing in camel rides. The four camels coming to Memphis — Crockett, Mickey, Luke and Cotton — have been part of similar attractions at the Dallas Zoo, Great Plains Zoo and Living Desert Zoo.
 
Beginning March 3 through October 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.the camel rides will be available. The camel excursion is a wonderful addition to the Memphis Zoo!

Germantown TN, Half Off Deals

by Melissa Hayes Thompson

Half Off Painting Class for Two in Germantown

$30 for Corkscrews and Canvasses Open-Paint Night for Two ($60 Value)

A professional artist teaches students to create finished 16"x 20" paintings with included supplies as they sip beverages brought from home. The schedule of classes includes themed sessions, which allow less-confident brush jockeys to snag a pre-drawn canvas. Click here to find out more about this wonderful deal before it is gone!

53% Off Fondant Class in Germantown

$35 for a Two-Hour All-Inclusive Fondant Class ($75 Value)

Bakers of all experience levels learn to lay fondant over pastry in a smooth, unwrinkled sheet, and also mold and place a fondant bow. All materials are included, and pupils bring their cake home at the end of class. Click here to find out more about this great deal before it is gone!

GPAC Presents Moscow Festival Ballet in Swan Lake

by Melissa Hayes Thompson

Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC) presents the Moscow Festival Ballet in Swan Lake on Sunday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. A timeless tale of love's triumph over evil, Swan Lake is one of the most enduring love stories in the classical ballet repertoire. The ethereal beauty of the Tchaikovsky score provides the backdrop for this magical masterpiece. It's a not-to-be-missed evening!

TICKETS: Single tickets are $30, $40, $50, plus handling fee.
Call (901) 751-7500 or buy online at www.GPACweb.com.

Center for Southern Folklore

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Next week on February 22, 2012 the Folk Alliance is in town. Beginning on Wednesday at noon the Center for Southern Folklore has asked folks to perform Wednesday-Friday and Friday and Saturday evenings in the Folklore Store.

Here's the schedule:
Wednesday, February 22 at 12:00 to 1:00 Randal Morton & J.D. Westmoreland
Thursday, February 23 at 12:00 to 1:00 Joe Guyton
Friday, February 24 at 12:00 to 1:00 Lisa Lambert & The Pine Ridge Boys,
            6:00 to 6:45 David Olney (with Sergio Webb & Dan Seymour)
            7:15 to 8:30 Kevin Gordon
Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 to 8:30 The Jamie Davids Experience
                8:30 to 11:00 Devil Train
“The coolest place to listen to great music, eat yummy southern food, buy cool art and photographs and sip on your favorite beer!”

Lewis Marshall, Buyer Specialist for the Your Key to Memphis Team thinks Downtown Memphis is a great place to spend time in Memphis!

Cooper Young Chili Cook-Off

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Cooper-Young Chili Cook-Off Saturday - Memphis Stew - February 2012 - Memphis

The Cooper Young Chili Cook-off is Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at the Peabody Elementary School. Winners will be announced at 1:30 p.m. Don't miss out on this fun event!

Memphis Real Estate Market Report

by Melissa Hayes Thompson

We have created an easy to read comprehensive report on the Memphis Real Estate Market. With interest rates being lowest in history, it is a great time to buy a home! The number of homes for sale is up from last month, which gives buyers more inventory to choose from. The number of pending transactions are also up from last month. The most significant market changes are by price level, zip codes & area and are included in our market report; just click to view the complete February Market Report! The data compiled is from January 2012.

 

 

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