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901 Day events and celebrations

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

If there was ever a day to celebrate all things 901, September 1 (09/01) is the day to do it. Here are some festivities scheduled for Thursday to celebrate the 901 area code.

901 Day at Loflin Yard  

Choose901 put together this party for the big day, complete with music, local vendors, themed drinks, and a special 901 Day dinner box.  The music starts at 4 p.m., as does Happy Hour ($2 off drinks!). Happy Hour only goes until 6, but the festivities continue through 10 p.m.

Exposure on 901 Day 

The whole city is invited to join New Memphis Institute for a celebration of all things Bluff City.  More than 150 organizations will be present, along with local musicians. Local celebrities will even face off for a kickball game!  In true AutoZone Park fashion, fireworks will dazzle visitors after the sun sets. Good food and good fun are both promised!

901 Trivia 

All six rounds on this special trivia night will be themed around things all Memphians should know. Head to the Green Beetle to get quizzed on Memphis music, geography, movies, sports, history, and more.  Limited spots are available so make a reservation for your team ASAP!  Trivia starts at 8 p.m.

And if you're just looking for something fun to do:

Food Truck Rodeo 

Support 901 businesses...and lots of them! Grab some grub from your choice of multiple food trucks in Court Square Park.  The trucks serve from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Alley Exploration Party 

Get inspired! Anyone interested in submitting a proposal for The Artery project is invited to join the team for walking, talking, and collaborating the event in Barboro Alley starting at 5 p.m.  Free beer and snacks will be available!

Bendy Brewski Yoga 

Pair your practice with a pint. Class is beginner-friendly and costs $15.

Have a 901 Day special you'd like to share? Send us an email at web@wmctv.com and we'll add it to this list!

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