VOL. 126 | NO. 226 | Friday, November 18, 2011
The Memphis College of Art will hold its 62nd annual Holiday Bazaar art sale Friday, Nov. 18, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Main and Lower Gallery of the college, 1930 Poplar Ave. Admission Friday and Saturday is free. All proceeds will benefit MCA’s scholarship fund. For more information, call 272-5100 or visit www.mca.edu.
Hutchison School will host a middle school visitor day for girls entering grades five through eight in fall 2012 Friday, Nov. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hutchison, 1740 Ridgeway Road. For more information, call 762-6672 or visit www.hutchisonschool.org.
Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday, Nov. 18, from 11:45 to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Robert Loeb, president of Loeb Industries, will speak about the Overton Square development. Cost is $15 for nonmembers. To reserve a seat, call Dick Wieland at 270-3778.
The Memphis Potters’ Guild will open its 31st annual Holiday Show with a public reception Friday, Nov. 18, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibition and sale will remain open to the public Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call the Garden at 576-4100 or visit www.thememphispottersguild.com.
The Pink Palace Museum will present The Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees Saturday, Nov. 19, through Dec. 31 at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. The festival will kick off Saturday with a special meet and greet with Santa Claus, who will arrive by helicopter at 9 a.m. Santa’s arrival is open to the public. For more information, call 636-2363 or visit www.memphismuseums.org.
The St. Jude Give Thanks. Walk. 5K walk will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, at 9 a.m. at The Avenue at Carriage Crossing, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. A post-walk celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Money raised will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more information or to register, visit www.givethankswalk.org.
The Germantown Symphony Orchestra and Ian Hominick, associate professor of piano at the University of Mississippi, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt with a performance Saturday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. For more information or tickets, call 751-7500 or visit www.gpacweb.com.