VOL. 125 | NO. 230 | Friday, November 26, 2010
The Memphis Turkey Trot Four Miler and Two Mile Turkey Leg Relay will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. at Shelby Farms. To register or for more information including a course map, visit www.memphisturkeytrot.racesonline.com.
Grill 83 will feature a special Thanksgiving Day menu Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the restaurant, 83 Madison Ave. Meals range from $38 to $44. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 333-1224 or visiting www.grill83.com.
The Madison Hotel will offer Afternoon Tea from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Thursday at the hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The tea service will include special menu items, live entertainment and a complimentary hot chocolate bar. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance and can be made by calling 333-1200.
The Circuit Playhouse will present a special performance of “A Christmas Story” Thursday at 7 p.m. at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Patrons who bring four or more canned goods will be admitted free of charge. The play will run through Dec. 23. For more information, call 726-4656 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org.
WinterArts will hold its Gala Opening Reception Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Shops of Saddle Creek, 2055 West St. WinterArts 2010 will be open daily through Dec. 24.
The Center for Southern Folklore will present a performance by Daddy Mack Blues Band Friday at 9 p.m. at 123 S. Main St. Admission is $10. Blind Mississippi Morris and Brad Webb will perform Saturday at 9 p.m. For more information, call 525-3655.
The WRVR Toy Truck will collect new toys and gifts to benefit children served by Porter-Leath Monday through Dec. 3 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave. For more information about the toy drive or how to donate, call 577-2500 extension 1167 or visit www.porterleath.org.
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will hold a green certification workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Marriott Memphis Downtown, 250 N. Main St. The workshop will discuss a state green certification program for the tour and travel industry. To register, contact Patricia Gray at 615-741-9004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mark Keenum, president of Mississippi State University, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Advanced reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.