Thursday, September 6
Classic VIP Party 5 p.m., Sheraton Memphis Downtown/Heritage Ballroom. Hosted by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland.
Music by Trio Plus. Invitation only.
Friday, September 7
The Tom Joyner Morning Show 5 a.m., Tiger Lane at the Fairgrounds. Live broadcast on V101 of the TJMS with Tom Joyner, Sybil Wilkes, Stormy, Mike Evans and Stan Bell.
Classic College & Career Fair 9 a.m., Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane/Fairgrounds. Presented by the City of Memphis Office of Youth Services. Regional college and university representatives will be available to provide information about attending college. For information and a list of participating schools, contact Seria Ross at (901) 636-6039 or call (901) 636-6264.
Visit online at www.cityofmemphisyouth.org. Free admission.
Classic Coaches Luncheon presented by FedEx Noon, Sheraton Memphis Downtown/Heritage Ballroom.
A Classic salute to JSU head football coach Tony Hughes and TSU head football coach Rod Reed.
Special guest speaker: Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer, Black Enterprise. Invitation only.
Classic Music Festival 8 p.m., Landers Center. Enjoy Classic performances by TANK, K. MICHELLE, RO JAMES and MAJOR.
Tickets: $85, $75 and $55 plus services charges. All seats reserved. On sale June 1 at Landers Center Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.
Saturday, September 8
Classic Tailgate 8 a.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium parking lot and Tobey Park. Friends, Football and Food. Premium Tiger Lane, RV and tailgating packages available. On sale June 1 online at www.ticketmaster.com.
To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000. For more information, call (901) 729-4344.
Classic/NIKE Kids 3K 9 a.m., National Civil Rights Museum. Run/Walk for ages 6-14. Registration TBA.
Classic Parade 9 a.m., Presented by the Orange Mound Parade Committee as a salute to the Southern Heritage Classic. The parade route is along Park Avenue from Haynes to Airways featuring area high school marching bands.
For information, contact Claudette Boyd at (901) 413-7109 or online at www.orangemound.vze.com.
Classic Fashions & Brunch 11 a.m., Crown Plaza East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. “Glitz & Glamour” presented by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.-Memphis Chapter. Tickets: $50. For tickets and information, contact Wendy Porter Jackson at (901) 236-5303 or Katiah Brown at (901) 238-0754.
Southern Heritage Classic Football Game 6 p.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. A great football rivalry featuring JACKSON STATE and TENNESSEE STATE. Tickets: $53, $38 and $23 plus service charges. All seats reserved. On sale June 1 online at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.
AutoZone Halftime Show
JSU’s Sonic Boom of the South
and TSU’s Aristocrat of Bands
Classic 5th Quarter
A grand finale for the Southern Heritage Classic football game featuring a battle of the bands.
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE