5 Community Events to Attend this September

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The crisp fall Memphis weather is in the air and it's officially festival season in the Bluff City. Here are a few events put on by Leadership Memphis alumni and community partners to attend.

 

 

1. Memphis Music & Heritage Festival: September 5-6

Get ready for the 2015 Memphis Music and Heritage Festival, September 5th and 6th on Main Street from 11 AM - 11 PM! Free to the public, with great musicians, food, art, and more! Learn more at http://www.southernfolklore.com/

 

 

2. Literacy Mid-South's 2nd Annual Mid-South Book Festival: September 9-13

The 2015 Mid-South Book Festival will be held September 9-13 at Playhouse on the Square and Circuit Playhouse.

This year's festival will feature:

- Author panel discussions and presentations featuring 75 authors from around the United States
- Author signings
- A Student Writers Conference (for ages 13-17)
- A Writers Conference (ages 18 and up)
- A street fair on Cooper Ave featuring food trucks, author presentations, and children's activities
- The Well Read Reception for book lovers to meet their favorite authors
- A Literacy Summit for educators and nonprofit leaders

Visit http://www.midsouthbookfest.org/ to learn more.

 

 

3. Latino Memphis Conference: September 13-16

 

Four days of empowering speakers, insightful workshops, and a chance to network with civic and business leaders. Congreso 2015 will gather influential organizations, leaders and companies to share first-hand insight on how to better work with and serve the Latino community of the Mid-South. Visit http://www.latinomemphisconference.org/ to register.

 

 

4. Leadership Memphis Family Game Night @ The Rec Room: September 23

 

Join Leadership Memphis Alumni and their families on Broad Avenue for a family game night with friendly competitions, local and regional beer, Love Pop Soda Shop tastings, and food trucks.

Families, couples, and individuals my register for the free event by filling out the form here. 

 

 

 

5. 10th Annual Alpha Omega Veterans Services Golf Classic: September 25

 

The 10th AOVS Golf Classic will be held on September 25, 2015 at Memphis National Golf Club. Come out and support Alpha Omega Veterans Services, Inc. and their work helping Memphis veterans reintegrate into society. Learn more on their Facebook Event Page https://www.facebook.com/events/825581994154883/


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