Join us at the University Club (1346 Central Ave), Ptolemy’s unofficial home away from home, for some porch drinking and bocce ball! We’ll have complimentary hors d’oeuvres plus $3 house wine, beer and well drinks, courtesy of our friends at the U Club. Members and serious perspectives welcome. Big thanks to Selden Humphreys for helping get us this sweet deal! Check out the Facebook event.
Celebrate the last day of Carnival Week at the 6th Annual Cotton Boll Brunch hosted by The Cotton Museum. Join the King and Queen of Carnival at a seated luncheon on the trading floor of the Memphis Cotton Exchange, as it was on the last day of trading! Your ticket ($40 per person or $75 per couple) includes brunch and complimentary brunch cocktails, live music, and a special exhibition highlighting the history of Carnival Memphis. Learn more and RSVP online.
Break out that 80’s attire and big hair for Ptolemy's Clubroom party on Thursday, June 7 at the University Club! This is one of our most fun parties and you won’t want to miss it. Two tickets are included with your membership and additional tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $60 each. Open bar includes beer and wine, plus cash liquor bar available. View the invitation. If you have not received yours in the mail, please contact Scribe Kate Bass to correct your mailing address.
The Krewes of Ennead, Luxor, Ptah and Sphinx will host their annual "Quad Clubroom" on Wednesday, June 6 at Memphis Botanic Garden. $50 per person includes hors d'oeuvres and cash bar and the attire is Safari Cocktail. View the invitation.
All Carnival Members are invited to a FREE open house at the new Cotton Carnival exhibit on Sunday, June 3. Discover historic Cotton Carnival fashions and explore the history of the Mallory-Neely House. View the flyer.
This event honors the Royal Court of Carnival Memphis and is a fun way to kick off Carnival Week! Great music from Mark Anderson’s Party Train will accompany a fantastic night of dancing, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Admission (2 tickets) and all the candied bacon you can eat are included with your Ptolemy membership. View the Facebook event.
Ptolemy does a big pre-party for this event and then travels to the Hunt & Polo Club together around 7:00pm. Companion Guard members Ruthie & Micah Layman have generously offered to host the pre-party at their home (3705 Mimosa Ave) starting at 5:00pm. BYOB and appetizers will be provided compliments of your Board.
The elaborate presentation of the King and Queen of Carnival with the Royal Court and the Grand Krewes is the party of the year! This White Tie ball includes the coronation ceremonies as well as cocktails, dinner and dancing to fantastic music. View the Facebook event.
Join 2018 Carnival King Jim Taylor, Queen Ellen Horn, and President Ginger Collier for the biggest week of Carnival Memphis!
Carnival and Krewe Royalty, Boll Weevils, and others will be visiting various nonprofits, including the Carnival Children's Charities, throughout the week. The schedule for these "Day Runs" will be posted here when announced.
Krewes will host "Clubroom" parties Sunday-Thursday nights. Check events for more info.
The annual Carnival check presentation to the Children's Charities will be on Wednesday, June 6, 4-6pm at Memphis Athletic Ministries.
Read more about the 2018 Carnival Memphis Children's Charities.
The Secret Order of the Boll Weevils request the honor of your presence at the Boll Weevil Party honoring the King, Queen and President of Carnival Memphis! Join the “Mischief Makers of Carnival” for their annual GREEN bash at Avon Acres (behind Central BBQ on Summer Ave) on May 12, from 8-11pm. This is a fun event that Ptolemy royalty and many members will attend! Music by The Super Five and green cocktail attire suggested. Tickets include food and OPEN BAR and will be $70 in advance and $80 at the door.
Please come and cheer on Ptolemy as they compete in this year's Phoenix Games – think adult field day with booze! The event will be at the Mid-South IEC (2814 Stage Center Drive) and begin at 10am. This is a family friendly event. Admission is $35 for adults and $15 for children (12 and under). Lunch, beer, soft drinks, and water are included in the ticket price.
If anyone has any "Phoenix Bucks" they've received over the past year, please contact Queen Kat Scoggin to turn them in before May 5.
Our next Ptolemy dinner with the dorm students at Binghampton Christian Academy (BCA) is coming up on May 3. If you’re interested in attending and helping (volunteers should arrive around 5-5:15pm to set up) or would like to donate to help fund this and future dinners, please contact Philanthropy Chair Traci Hamersen or 314-707-0893. Thank you for supporting the kids at BCA!
This is the last BCA Dinner of the school year. We'll have pinatas and plan on doing a Cinco de Mayo theme.
Join us for the 10th Annual Krewes for Kids party at Crosstown Concourse to support the 2018 Carnival Memphis Children’s Charities. You won’t want to miss this party! The event will feature an extensive silent auction, live auction, wine pull and more. The event is cocktail attire and your $100 ticket includes beer and wine. Click here to purchase your tickets. *A large number of Ptolemy members attend this event!*
Check out the Facebook Event for more info.
Join us at Old Venice Pizza Company (368 Perkins Extd) for Ptolemy's April Happy Hour!
Members, prospectives and guests welcome! Have a friend or coworker that you think would be a good fit for Ptolemy? Happy hours are a great opportunity for them to meet Krewe members in a casual setting. Remember, prospective members must attend two events before they qualify for membership.
Check out the Facebook Event.
Our next Ptolemy dinner with the dorm students at Binghampton Christian Academy (BCA) is coming up on April 24. If you’re interested in attending and helping (volunteers should arrive around 5-5:15pm to set up) or would like to donate to help fund this and future dinners, please contact Philanthropy Chair Traci Hamersen or 314-707-0893. Thank you for supporting the kids at BCA!
Beth Bomarito has arranged for the Memphis Tigers to come and help serve dinner with Ptolemy! We need help with drinks and dessert and for people to serve. Several of the “usual” volunteers won’t be able to make it, so we need HELP!
All members are invited support our new Ptolemy Royalty group as they perform in this unique skit competition at Al Chymia Shrine (5770 Shelby Oaks Drive). $60 per person at the door includes entertainment and hors d'oveures. Dress is exactly as it sounds, black tie with tennis shoes – you can even enter your own whacky decorated shoes for judging if you want! Click to view the invitation.
Our new 2018-2019 Royalty group invite you to join them at the Krewe of Phoenix’s annual karaoke party at Zaman Grotto on April 7. $55 per person includes entertainment, hors d'oveures and an OPEN BAR! This event is casual with “Sock Hop” attire requested!
You’re invited to sing as well! Ptolemy’s new Royalty would especially love to have additional entries in the female solo, male solo and duet categories. If you are interested in performing, please contact Queen Kat Scoggin at QueenCleoXIX@gmail.com. There will be trophies!! People's Choice votes will be available for $1 each, so bring your dollar bills!
Check out the Facebook Event for more info.