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Memphis in May 2012 Sunset Symphony

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Spend a relaxing day down by the river listening to an orchestra playing beautiful music in the background, while enjoying the gorgeous view of the sun setting on the river. Make the day even more incredible by packing the perfect picnic dinner to share with your friends and family. No worries, if you forget anything there will be plenty of great food and beverage vendors on site for your convenience. Just remember to bring cash, since that is the only method of payment most vendors will accept. The Memphis in May Sunset Symphony Orchestra offers special family friendly entertainment and the kids will really love the amazing firework show!
Location:
Tom Lee Park on Riverside Drive between Beale Street and Georgia Avenue in downtown Memphis.
Date and Time:
Saturday, May 26 -- 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Schedule:
4:30pm Company d
6:00pm Air Show
7:30pm Memphis Symphony Orchestra with special guest The Bar-Kays
9:00pm Firework Finale
Admission:
$9.00 at the gate
Free admission for children 6 and under

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Downtown Memphis Bike-To Work Day!

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Bike_to_Work_Downtown_Memphis Downtown Memphis is proud to be part of the national Bike-to-Work Day, this year on Friday May 18!
Join cyclists all across the country as they give bicycle commuting a try! Local events include meet-ups, energizer stations, Bikesploitation II film festival, and lots more!

Do not miss the Downtown Bicycle Expo at Court Square on Main between Court and Jefferson; May 18 from 11am - 1pm. Celebrate Bike-to-Work Day with live music by Deering & Down, a vendor showcase, and more! Bike-to-Work Day participants can also pick up their gift bags at the Downtown Bicycle Expo.

Huey's Downtown is offering a free nonalcoholic beverage with any food purchase to participants wearing their official Bike-to-Work Day sticker!
For more information about the Downtown Memphis Bike-to-Work Day Click Here!

Be sure to check out www.yourkeytomemphis.com for all of your real estate needs.

Memphis in May's World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest!

by Your Key to Memphis Team

Memphis_in_May_Barbecue_Cooking_Contest Enjoy Memphis in May's World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest May 17-19, 2012 at Tom Lee Park.  Hundreds of barbecue teams will compete for the championship title and bragging rights, and throw a heck of a huge party while the grills are going. The participating barbecue teams go all-out with lavishly decorated creative booths, t-shirts, and themes involving the honored country; which is the Philippines this year.  Most teams throw extravagant parties, complete with disco balls, custom-built liquor shot dispensers, and deejays. Barbecue teams include Hog Wild, Optimus Swine, 10 Bones BBQ, Jacks Old South, Pork Me Tender, Red Hot Smokers, and hundreds more! If you do not know someone with a booth, and you want to enjoy barbeque; no worries there are food vendors with barbeque for purchase. On Saturday, May 19 is the judging of the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, so that is when the barbecue really counts!

BBQ Fest Basics
 •Location:  Tom Lee Park in Downtown Memphis on Riverside Drive between Beale Street & Georgia Avenue
 •When:  Thursday May 17 – Saturday May 19
 •Times:  Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 a.m., Friday 11 a.m. – 12 a.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
 •Tickets:   Single day tickets are $7 online or $8 at the gate
 •The park is about a mile long, so wear comfortable shoes.

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If you have not been to South Main Trolley Night, you should go tonight. It is from 6-9pm at the South Main Historic District between South Main and Vance. If you are looking for something fun for the kids, take them to see Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group; Fresh Beat Band at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, tonight Friday, April 27.


Don’t miss the GreenUp Memphis Festival featuring the latest in everything green, including: environmental exhibits, green transportation, guided downtown hikes, children's contests, and a variety of food, beverages, live music and much more! The GreenUp Memphis Festival is Saturday April, 28 between South Front at GE Patterson, 10am – 2pm. Go see the fireworks show at the Memphis Redbirds game on Saturday, April 28 at AutoZone Park.


Watch your favorite restaurants as they compete in four events for cash and prizes at the Beale Street Wine Race, Sunday, April 29 at 1pm.
For more events going on this weekend in Memphis Click Here.

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:

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