VOL. 126 | NO. 221 | Friday, November 11, 2011
Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, Nov. 11, from 11:45 to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Steve Bares, president and executive director of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, will speak. Cost is $15 for nonmembers. To reserve a seat, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.
Playhouse on the Square will present Curtain Up: A Taste of Playhouse Friday, Nov. 11, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The evening will include four parties in one night: a Country-Jazzy-Grassy-Tonk party, a Zydeco Party, a Vaudeville Speakeasy party and an Indiepop Jello Shot Hop party. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information or tickets, call 726-4656 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org.
The Memphis Music Foundation will present the “This is Spinal Tap Maximus Elevenus” party Friday, Nov. 11, from 8 p.m. to 11:11 p.m. at The Warehouse, 36 E. G.E. Patterson Ave. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple. For tickets, visit maximuselevenus.eventbrite.com.
The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International will meet Thursday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Jenny Koltnow, executive director of the Memphis Grizzlies Charitable Foundation, will speak. Cost is $35 per person. Reservations are due Friday, Nov. 11. To reserve a place, contact Deborah Vaughn at 726-3498, 373-6081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shelby County Veterans Council will present a Veterans Day Program Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at the Memphis National Cemetery, 3568 Townes Ave. Musical Interludes will be performed by the Bartlett Community Concert Band.
Creative Aging Mid-South will present the Artists’ Showcase 2011 Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at The Great Hall and Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The evening will include live entertainment, dinner, a cash bar and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. For more information or tickets, call 272-3434 or visit www.creativeagingmidsouth.org.
The Orpheum Theatre will host its 33rd annual auction Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. The evening will include cocktails, a gourmet buffet and live and silent auctions for more than $450,000 in merchandise. Tickets are $100 per person. Attire is business or cocktail. For tickets, call 525-3000 or visit www.orpheum-memphis.com.