The DeSoto County Economic Development Council will hold its annual membership luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 11:45 a.m. at Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will present the keynote. Cost is $25. R.S.V.P. to by Friday, Dec. 7.

DentalCares will host a free Dentistry From the Heart dental care clinic Friday, Dec. 7, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at DentalCares, 1890 N. Germantown Parkway, suite 105. Each attendee 18 or older will receive one free filling, cleaning or extraction. Visit

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will host “Hammerin’ in the Holidays,” the 11th annual Valero Memphis Refinery Tool Box Bash, Friday, Dec. 7, fro 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Germantown Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The event will feature live and silent auctions, music and food. Single tickets are $50; pairs are $90. Visit

Memphis Farmers Market will hold its annual holiday market, featuring more than 50 local vendors, Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Central Station pavilion at South Front Street and West G.E. Patterson Avenue. Visit

Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a meet-the artist reception for Mary Norman Sunday, Dec. 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the gallery, 7151 Cherry Farms Road in the WKNO Digital Media Center. “A Minute and a Half of Summer: Ninety Miniatures by Mary Norman” runs through Jan. 17. Call 458-2521.

Victory University will host a Toys for Tots benefit concert Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the university’s Virgil L. Iles Auditorium, 255 N. Highland St. Artists will include Nathan and Suzanne Young, Marcela Pinilla, Colby Osborn and Memphis Uprising, and The Collegiate School of Memphis choir. Cost is free with the donation of a new toy. Visit

Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services will hold “Barkin’ Brunch,” its sixth annual SPAYtacular Gala and Silent Auction Sunday, Dec. 9, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave. Single tickets are $40; pairs are $75. Visit

The Memphis chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will hold its annual holiday party Monday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to or 752-6213.