Business Over Coffee International will launch a six-part social media training class titled Weave Your Own Web on Thursday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Classes will continue the second Thursday of each month. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.
The American Payroll Association Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, May 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Philip Babin of CBIZ MHM Thompson Dunavant will discuss payroll accounting. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party Thursday, May 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, May 9, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Kevin and Bethany Paige will perform. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host Vin-A-Que, part of the 2013 Memphis Wine + Food Series, Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The event will include snout-to-tail barbecue, other dishes prepared by local chefs, specialty cocktails and wines, and live music. Tickets are $75 in advance and $100 at the door. Visit memphiswineandfoodseries.org.
The Peabody will host the Great Gatsby dinner, part of its historic dinner series, Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at Chez Philippe, 149 Union Ave. The Roaring Twenties-themed dinner will include period cocktails, a guest speaker and take-home gift. Cost is $85. R.S.V.P. to 529-4183.
The Beale Street Mess Around, a concert fundraiser for The Blues Foundation’s Raise the Roof campaign, will be held Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at Rum Boogie Cafe, 182 Beale St. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit blues.org.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host its Grand Auction, the finale of the 2013 Memphis Wine + Food Series, Saturday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The live auction will feature trips, rare wines, art, events and more. Tickets are $150. Visit memphiswineandfoodseries.org.