The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Dec. 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email

Leadership Memphis’ Gallery 363 will host an opening for nature photography by Dr. David Sloas Friday, Dec. 28, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the gallery, 363 S. Main St. Visit

The 54th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, featuring Iowa State University vs. University of Tulsa, will be held Monday, Dec. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. The Temptations will perform at halftime. For a list of bowl week events, visit

The Peabody will hold its annual New Year’s Eve party Monday, Dec. 31, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. Entertainment includes Lord T & Eloise, Seeing Red and DJ Mark Anderson. Cost is $45. Tickets to the VIP lounge are $150. Visit or call 529-4000.

Celtic Crossing will hold its second annual New Year’s Eve Midnight Masquerade Monday, Dec. 31, from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. at the restaurant, 903 S. Cooper St. General admission is $5 at the door. The restaurant will also offer two packages with guaranteed seating, champagne and food, and a donation to the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County. Call 274-5151 for prices and reservations.

Flying Saucer will hold New Year’s Eve parties Monday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m. at its Memphis location, 130 Peabody Place, and Cordova location, 1400 N. Germantown Parkway. Call 523-8536 or 755-5530 for admission prices and details.

Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Chandler Reports will hold the third Real Estate Road Show, a seminar about the growing portfolio of county-owned properties and how to buy them at tax sale, Thursday, Jan. 3, at 3 p.m. in the conference room at The Memphis Leadership Foundation, 1548 Poplar Ave. R.S.V.P. to or 432-4884.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and signing by Butch Odom, author of “Have a Blessed Day: A Year of Daily Devotionals from the Church Health Center,” Thursday, Jan. 3, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit