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VOL. 124 | NO. 174 | Friday, September 4, 2009


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MPACT Memphis will hold a Lunch Bunch today at noon at MPACT’s office, 506 S. Main St. To R.S.V.P., contact Joy Turner at jturner@mpactmemphis.org or 528-8340.

The Memphis Botanic Garden will host a performance by The Moody Blues today at 8:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

The National Association of Women Business Owners will hold a wine and cheese mixer Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and a panel discussion at 7 p.m. at Napa Café, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., Suite 122. Reservations are due today. For reservations, e-mail nawbotreas@yahoo.com.

The Small Business Chamber will hold a golf tournament Thursday at 1 p.m. at Memphis National Golf Club, 10135 National Club Drive in Collierville. Cost is $125 per person and $500 per team. Deadline for reservations is today. To register, call 351-5895.

The 2009 Memphis Music and Heritage Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day on Main Street from Peabody Place to Gayoso Avenue. There will be five indoor and outdoor stages featuring blues, jazz, gospel, rockabilly and soul as well as a cooking stage, arts and crafts and more. The event is free. For more information, call the Center for Southern Folklore at 525-3655.

Debra Byrd, vocal coach for “American Idol,” will teach a master vocal class to aspiring singers Saturday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Delta Fair and Music Festival at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Cost is $35 per person.

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Bach at Idlewild” Sunday at 4 p.m. at Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Ave. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 726-4681.

The Seventh Annual Chick-fil-A 5K Run/Walk will be held Monday at 9 a.m. Downtown. Registration will be held in the entry plaza of AutoZone Park. The race will begin on Front Street at Gayoso Lane. To register, visit www.chickfila5k.com.

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mike Finger will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

The Main Street Improvement Oversight Committee will meet Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Center City Commission, 114 N. Main St.

The Madison Hotel will continue its fall rooftop cigar series, “Smoking Up High: High-Class, Low Key,” Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The event will feature selections of cigars from Havana Mix Cigar Shop, a cash bar and a special rooftop terrace menu. The series will run through November. Reservations are recommended as capacity is limited. For reservations, call 333-1223.


Bass, Berry & Sims PLC attorney John S. Golwen’s name was misspelled in a Memphis Newsmakers item in Wednesday’s paper.

The Daily News regrets the error.

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