The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Memphis Chapter will once again present the Classic Fashions & Brunch. This year’s event is set for Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Renasant Convention Center/Grand Ballroom. (Photo: Tyrone P. Easley/TSD Archives)

Thursday, September 9

Friday, September 10

  • 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) 636-6264 or email [email protected]. Visit online at Free admission.
  • Classic Coaches Luncheon presented by FedEx, Noon, Renasant Convention Center/Grand Ballroom. A Classic salute to TSU head football coach Eddie George and JSU head football coach Deion Sanders. Special guest speaker: Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis, Chief of Police, City of Memphis. Invitation only.

Saturday, September 11

  • Classic Tailgate 8 a.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium parking lots and Tiger Lane. Friends, Food and Football. For more information, call 901-729-4344.
  • Memphis District Golf Classic 8 a.m., Tunica National Golf & Tennis. $500 per team, 4-man scramble. For information, call 901-265-4886 or online at
  • Classic Battle of the Bands, 11 a.m., Whitehaven High School Stadium. The competition will feature the best high school show bands in the region with show-stopping dance routines. Tickets: $12 advance; $15 day of. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE or contact Kellen Christian at 901-214-6094 or email at [email protected].
  • Classic Fashions & Brunch 11 a.m., Renasant Convention Center/Grand Ballroom. “Back in Stride Again” presented by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Memphis Chapter. Tickets: $50. For tickets and information, call 901-482-6036 or online at
  • Southern Heritage Classic Football Game, 6 p.m., Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. A great football rivalry featuring TENNESSEE STATE vs JACKSON STATE. Tickets: $53, $38 and $23 plus service charges. All seats reserved. ON SALE NOW at To charge by phone, call 1-800-745-3000.
  • AutoZone Halftime Show, featuring TSU’s Aristocrat of Bands and JSU’s Sonic Boom of the South.
  • Classic 5th Quarter: A grand finale for the Southern Heritage Classic football game featuring a battle of the bands.