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Memphis Food & Wine Festival

In 2022 by Eddie

Memphis Food & Wine FestivalPhotography by Frank Chin The 2022 edition of the Memphis Food & Wine Festival was held October 15 at Memphis Botanic Garden’s Radians Amphitheater and featured Memphis’ culinary excellence along with acclaimed regional, national and international chefs, vintners, and certified sommeliers. MFWF is a registered 501(c)(3) founded by a handful of Memphians with three passions in …

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My Big Backyard Bash

In 2019 by Eddie

My Big Backyard BashTo celebrate the 10 th anniversary of My Big Backyard, the world-class children’s garden at the Memphis Botanic Garden, a Backyard Bash was held September 21. The day kicked off with a family-fun backyard party, and that evening an adults-only backyard bash featured food, live music, Wiseacre beer, live football streaming, and a silent auction. Both parties provided the perfect …

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Great Memphis Food Fight

In 2019 by Eddie

Great Memphis Food FightGrace House of MemphisThe Great Memphis Food Fight was a culinary exhibition and experience held at the Memphis Botanic Garden September 19 . The event was designed to entertain and excite the inner “foodie” to benefit Grace House of Memphis. Five celebrity chefs: Michael Patrick, Erling Jensen, David Krog, Phillip Ashley, and Randy Jefferson displayed their skills in a friendly …

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2019 Memphis Food & Wine Festival

In 2019 by Eddie

2019 Memphis Food & Wine FestivalThe Memphis Food & Wine Festival was a magnificent evening under the stars at the Memphis Botanic Garden on October 12. The premiere event featured 40 chefs, 200 wines, and Memphis music on the Live Garden stage. Guests enjoyed the incredible foods prepared by renowned chefs including local greats Wally Jo and Jose Gutierrez, plus …

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Food Truck Garden Party

In 2019 by Eddie

Food Truck Garden PartyThe Memphis Botanic Garden hosted the final Food Truck Garden Party of the season on October 9. The Star Wars themed evening was fun for all as Darth Vader, Chewbacca, and other characters mingled and posed for pictures. Until next season: “May the Force be with you.” Elisa, Camila & Melissa VincentelliLogan, Susan & Aidan SchlegelAline Shibata, …

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Preview for Memphis Food & Wine Festival

In 2019 by EddieLeave a Comment

Preview for Memphis Food & Wine Festival Journalists, bloggers, and foodies gathered at Acre Restaurant as a preview for the 3rd installment of the Memphis Food & Wine Festival. The much-anticipated event is a fundraiser for the FedExFamilyHouse, and to date over $225,000 has been donated. This year’s festival will be held October 12 at the Memphis Botanic Garden. For more information, visit …

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Lionel Richie-LAG

In 2019 by EddieLeave a Comment

Lionel RichieLive At The GardenKristina & Kern DantBobby & JJ Krauch, Johnny & Kim Pitts, Karen Carlisle, Doug Windham, Joanie & Michael LightmanJen Weatherman & Emily WeathermanClaire & Charlie GoldmanBill & Victoria SaigShannon Hatley, Rusty Robinson & Kelley LewinSloane Taylor & Lesley GudehusAdam & Lara Thornton, Caroline & Crystal MillsKelli Hobbs, McKenzie Mears & Mary WashingtonStephanie & Terry SellarsJay, Maureen, …

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Big Orange Gala

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Big Orange GalaThe 4th annual Big Orange Gala, hosted by the Memphis UT Knoxville Alumni Chapter, was held at the Memphis Botanic Garden August 9. Guests enjoyed mingling with fellow Volunteers and got into the “big orange spirit” by donning orange attire. White and Orange sponsors partook in an exclusive pre-gala reception with Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer. alumni.utk.edu Chasati …

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Kansas-Live at the Garden

In 2019 by EddieLeave a Comment

Marty & Vanessa Keith, Christopher Jenkins, Morgan McClendon, David & Toni EvansJennifer & Michael “Roll Tide” RyanElizabeth & Jeff RosenblumLouise Jacobson, Dorothy Mayse, Mert Guin, Vicki Duggins, Myra Gill & Ray ConnorsClay Thompson & Madison RobertsKelley Lewin, Rusty Robinson, Betty & Mack Robinson with Chris & Stefanie TaylorMelissa & Paul AntoineEarle Farrell, Newt Schaeffer & Cathy FarrellDr. Nancy Chase & …