Want to celebrate Memphis in May but can't make it to the actual city of Memphis? The new Downtown West barbecue restaurant Smoking Joe's Bar-Be-Que
(1901 Washington Avenue
) is hosting a Memphis in May celebration this Friday from 5 p.m.-1 a.m. and Saturday from noon-1 a.m.
The celebration, co-sponsored by Alive Magazine
, includes food, drink, live music and, yes, a "Best Booty Contest." Admission is free. Call Smoking Joe's at 314-436-3876 for more info.