Events

Organizations join to donate 2,000 Thanksgiving meals to Bluff City veterans

Smithfield Foods, Kroger and the Mid-South Food Bank are all teaming up to donate 2,000 Thanksgiving meals to veterans in Memphis on Thursday.

  City of Memphis says annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless is back on after outpouring of support

  NCRM’s 28th Freedom Award honors civil, human rights activists

  Shelby County announces bicentennial celebration

  RiverArtsFest kicks off at riverfront

  Greater Memphis Chamber kicks off Up Skill 901 Workforce Summit

  American Cancer Society to host Making Strides Walk for breast cancer

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  Memphis Convention Center hits major milestones in construction

  14th Annual Block Party for Peace ready to kick off

  This weekend is annual turkey trot race in memory of fallen Memphis police officer

  Mid-South Fair in full swing

  Cooper-Young Festival brings artwork and more to thousands of festival goers

  Millions roll in after Memphis in May, plans to honor Republic of Ghana in 2020

Elvis Week 2019 is ready to rock and roll

Events include The Auction at Graceland, Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Finals, live concerts, fan events and appearances from celebrities and musicians.

  Mid-South fireworks shows should bring fun, precautions

The Fourth of July in the Mid-South is a time where many gather with family and friends to celebrate and watch fireworks.

  WMC partners with YMCA for ‘Y on the Fly’ book drive

Monday marks the kick off of a special book drive in partnership with the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South.

Cooper-Young hosts 5th annual Pup Crawl benefiting the Humane Society

Cooper-Young restaurants and bars will offer a 25-percent discount and special canine-themed drinks for the evening to Pup Crawlers, which are available from 6 to 9 p.m. during the Pup Crawl.

Memphis Botanic Garden’s ‘Live at the Garden’ concert series announced

Topgolf Tracer Range opening on Summer Avenue

Cooper-Young Garden Walk to feature more than 60 diverse gardens

Beale Street Music Festival performance times announced

  51 years after assassination, Memphis remembers MLK

  Memphis offering free swim camp this summer

University of Memphis hosting Visit Day for Shelby County Schools

Students will receive a free shirt, meet the U of M spirit and pom squad, tour the campus and meet the true blue mascot, Pouncer.

FedEx Express looking to fill 500 open positions

FedEx Express is hosting a job fair to fill 500 permanent part time positions.

Event seeks to reintroduce Ashlar Hall to public

“Rites of Spring at Ashlar Hall” will take place over two weekends in April.

Memphis Heritage Trail hosting the 2019 Summer Teacher Institute: Road to Civil Rights

Memphis Heritage Trial offers Summer Camp to teachers in the Memphis area.

Graceland honors armed forces in annual Military Appreciation Weekend

Graceland celebrates Elvis' 61st anniversary of serving in the military.

Goodwill holding job fair in Collierville

Goodwill is holding a hiring event in Collierville March 19.

MAS reduces dog adoption fees for ‘Dog Life Savings Time’

Memphis Animal Services has announced that dog adoption fees will be reduced to $25 for “Dog Life Savings Time,” an adoption promotion in honor of Daylight saving time.

  Cardi B, Dave Matthews Band, The Killers to headline 2019 Beale Street Music Festival

Beale Street Music Festival has released its 2019 concert lineup which features the following headliners: Dave Matthews Band, The Killers, Cardi B, G-Eazy, One Republic and more.

Sheffield High School to host ACT workshop, HBCU college and career fair

Sheffield High School will be hosting an ACT Prep Workshop and HBCU college and career fair February 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Historical Marker at LeMoyne-Owen College placed in honor of college students sit in against racial segregation

On March 8, 1960, seven students sat at the lunch counter of McClellan’s Variety Store Downtown in effort to fight against racial segregation.

US Navy Band performing concert at Collierville High School

The U.S. Navy chooses only 25 schools to visit for their tour, making it great honor for CHS.

Memphians get 1st glance at Tom Lee Park plans at opening of new engagement center

Starting Saturday, you can see a scale model, new renderings, animations and an immersive virtual reality experience of the new Tom Lee Park.

FedEx Express to hold job fair Wednesday

FedEx Express will be hosting a Job Fair at the Memphis Urban League.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, MDA to give free meals and gift cards to government workers

A local church and organization are doing their part to help Mid-South federal employees affected by the recent government shutdown.

Mid-South girls to donate to local food bank, enjoy activities at annual G.I.R.L. Event

Girl Scouts Heart of the South will host their annual G.I.R.L Event this weekend. This long-awaited event will be one of the largest gatherings and celebrations for girls in the Mid-South.

  Free dental clinic starts Friday at Bellevue Baptist Church

Final preps are underway for an annual event that serves the Mid-South's pearly whites.

  Bundle up before heading to NCRM’s ‘King Day’ on Monday

The National Civil Rights Museum will host "King Day" on Monday, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  Preparations underway to honor Dr. King for MLK Day

This weekend, people will be volunteering across the Mid-South in honor of the MLK Days of Service.

  Mid-South students participate in annual March for Life

Busloads of local Memphis students traveled to Washington, D.C. this week for the largest pro-life event in the world.

  Here’s how to spend New Year’s Eve in Memphis

The final hours of 2018 are upon us and many are weighing their options on where to go for New Year's Eve.

Pictures: 11th annual WMC Action News 5 Holiday Food Drive

Check out these photos from the 11th annual WMC Action News 5 Holiday Food Drive!

  Memphis prepares for weekend full of activities

The threat of rain Saturday morning is not stopping thousands of runners in Memphis this weekend for the St. Jude Memphis Marathon.

  Memphis’ oldest footrace welcomes star-studded trio this weekend

Joan Benoit Samuelson, one of the greatest runners in American history, set foot in Memphis on Friday, October 26.

Ole Miss athlete to hold sock drive for MS homeless shelters

An Ole Miss football player is doing his part to help those in need.

  Memphis Botanic Garden hosts 2nd annual Japanese festival

Thousands of people spent part of their Sunday celebrating Japanese culture.

Mid-South Ice House host holiday spectacular

The Mid-South Ice House is hosting a holiday spectacular.

East Buntyn historic district calls for artists for ArtWalk

For the 7th year, The East Buntyn Historic district is welcoming Mid-Southerner's to celebrate art and community.

Memphis sorority hosts Founders' Day event this weekend

The Memphis graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is inviting the community to celebrate its annual 108th Founders' Day observance January 30

Biker Dad: Wild Pigs playing poker, score a 'full house'

Things got wild in Lakeland on Sunday when 950 bikers held a big bash.

Steel horses will run at Mississippi motorcycle rodeo

It takes a good deal of skill to ride any motorcycle. But, it's a very special set of skills that's needed to ride like a motorcycle officer.

The Investigators: Recalls for sale

What Andy Wise found on the lots of two Mid-South auto dealerships proves why you need to run a check on that used car.

STAND YOUR GROUND: Good Samaritan scams

They try to be naughty -- by getting you to be nice.

Stop Thief! Attempted Keyboard Theft At Yarbrough's Music

Yarbrough's Music gets hit again, but a fast-thinking employee and the Action News 5 Scam Cam spoil the thief's plans.

Win tickets and pit passes to O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals

The NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals come to Memphis Motorsports Park, September 26 - 28. Click here to register to win tickets!