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Jun
1
5:30 PM17:30

Princess Ball & Ptolemy Pre-Party

  • 6202 Quince Road Memphis, TN, 38119 United States (map)
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Please join us to kick off Carnival Week with a Ptolemy pre-party hosted by Joel Mosby & Luke VanHoose (6202 Quince Rd).  Party attire is summer cocktail (seersucker and bowties encouraged)! Light pre-party appetizers will be provided by your Board and drinks by the 2019-2020 Royalty group. 

Make sure and introduce yourself to our Ptolemy Princess Lauren Moore during the pre-party! Lauren is the daughter of members Kim & Ron Cribb and is representing Ptolemy this year as a Princess of Carnival Memphis. Hip! Hip!

At 7:00pm, we’ll all head over to the Hunt & Polo Club (650 S Shady Grove Rd) for Princess Ball. Admission is included for all paid Ptolemy members and there will be a cash bar. Great music from Mark Anderson’s Party Train will accompany a fantastic night of dancing, hors d’oeuvres and all the candied bacon you can eat! Check out the Facebook event.  *Ptolemy will not host a parking lot party at Princess Ball.*

This will be a fun night that you won’t want to miss!!

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May
31
to Jun 7

Carnival Week

Join 2019 Carnival King, Queen, and President 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 5. 

Read more about the 2019 Carnival Memphis Children's Charities.

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May
4
5:00 PM17:00

2019 Boll Weevil Party

The Secret Order of the Boll Weevils request 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 Young Ave Deli (2119 Young Ave) on May 4, from 5-8pm. Music by Gerry Finnery & Friends and green cocktail attire is suggested. Tickets include food and OPEN BAR and will be $60 in advance and $70 at the door.

View the invitation, check out the Facebook event or pre-purchase tickets now.

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May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Phoenix Games

Please come and cheer on Ptolemy as they compete in this year's Phoenix Games – think adult field day! Help Ptolemy win the coveted 1st Place trophy by decorating the Wizard of Oz themed tent, participating in the games, and bidding on the Queen's Swag Bag. The event will be at the Mid-South IEC (2814 Stage Center Drive) and begins at 10am. This is a family friendly event. Admission is $40 for adults — BYOB and lunch is included in the ticket price. 

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Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Phoenix Karaoke Party

All are invited to attend this fun event hosted by the Grand Krewe of Phoenix at Zaman Grotto (7818 East Holmes Road). Anyone can enter the karaoke competition, or you can cheer on our new royalty group as they compete against the other krewes in a variety of categories. Tickets are $60 at the door and include hors d'oveures and OPEN BAR. Check out the Facebook event for more info, song lists and rules.

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Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Krewes For Kids

Presented by Carnival Memphis and the Grand Krewes, this Children’s Charities fundraiser is located in the exciting new Crosstown Concourse Theater (1350 Concourse Ave). It's a night to play.party.give! Everyone is invited to this super fun event with extensive silent auction and many Ptolemy members will attend! The event is cocktail attire and your $100 ticket includes admission, beer and wine. Check out the Facebook event or add to your Google Calendar or buy tickets now!

Help Ptolemy make a difference and consider donating at least one item to the K4K silent auction. There is no donation too large or small. Please email Ptolemy Chair Joe Gordon with questions or to donate item(s). There will not be a wine pull this year, but there will be lots of great silent auction items to bid on!

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Mar
30
7:30 PM19:30

Ptah Black Tie Tennis Shoe

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 Dr). $60 ticket 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! View the invitation or add to your Google Calendar.

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Queen Bees Wine & Cheese Event

This annual fundraiser for the Carnival Children's Charities is hosted by the Royal Society of Queen Bees at Sheffield Antiques Mall (684 W Poplar Ave). Anyone is welcome to attend this event and your $25 ticket at the door includes drinks and snacks plus discounted shopping and fun prizes. Check out the Facebook event, view the invitation or add to your Google Calendar.

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Mar
23
8:00 PM20:00

Ptolemy Coronation

Join the Grand Krewe of Ptolemy for the best party of the year as we reveal and celebrate our 2019-2020 Royalty Group at the University Club of Memphis (1346 Central Ave).

Wear your finest black tie attire and enjoy entertainment by The Dantones, hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine included with your $60 ticket (cash liquor bar available). Each paid Ptolemy membership includes two tickets (plus ones may not be gifted, member must be present to use tickets). Guest tickets can be purchased here or they will be available at the door.

Check out the Facebook event or add to your Google Calendar.

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Jun
7
8:00 PM20:00

Ptolemy Clubroom: Big Hair, Don’t Care

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.

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Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

Princess Ball

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.

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May
12
8:00 PM20:00

Boll Weevil Party

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.

View the invitation and check out the event website to purchase tickets.

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May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Phoenix Carnival Games

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.  

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Apr
7
7:00 PM19:00

Phoenix Karaoke

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.

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