The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will continue its breakfast series with its Holiday Open House & Networking Party Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The party will include breakfast and informal networking. For reservations, contact Susan Harris at 757-8617 or

The Orpheum Theatre will hold a two-day holiday open house Tuesday, Dec. 20, and Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Tickets for the remaining 2011-2012 season shows will be on sale in person only. The gift show will be open as well. For more information, visit

The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar titled “How to Manage Receivables in Today’s Economy” Tuesday, Dec. 20, from noon to 1 p.m. at the MBA office, 80 Monroe Ave., suite 220. David Mendelson of Mendelson Law Firm will speak. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers who register before Friday, Dec. 16, and $40 and $50 for members and nonmembers, respectively, after Friday. To register, call 527-3573 or visit

The Memphis Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will meet Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. at Coletta’s Italian Restaurant, 2850 Appling Road. Dinner costs between $15 and $25. For more information, contact Robin Moore at 462-3688 or

Chez Philippe will host a Christmas Eve dinner Saturday, Dec. 24, at the restaurant in The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $80 per person and includes a four-course meal. For reservations, call 529-4188. Christmas Day Brunch will be held Sunday, Dec. 25, on The Peabody’s mezzanine from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per person and $20 for children. For reservations, call 529-3668. The Capriccio Grill will have a Christmas Day dinner Sunday, Dec. 25, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $45 per person and $15 for children. For reservations, call 529-4199.

The Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division will present “Legal Ethics in the Movies” with speaker Mike McLaren of Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee PC and special guest U.S. Magistrate Judge Diane Vescovo Dec. 28 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the auditorium at Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 Dudley St. For more information or to register, visit

The New Year’s Eve Party at The Peabody 2011 will be held Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. in the hotel’s grand ballroom, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $40 at the door and $30 in advance. For more information or tickets, call 529-4000 or visit