The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Dec. 19, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Art After Dark Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will include music by Hattiloo Theatre, a cash bar, and a 7 p.m. tour of the “Ashe to Amen” exhibit. Cost is $7. Visit dixon.org.
Stax Music Academy will present its holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cost is free. Visit staxmusicacademy.org.
The Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host “Inside Sounds Presents an Evening of Acoustic Blues” Thursday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The concert will feature David Evans, Daddy Mack, Wally Ford, Eddie Dattel and more. Tickets are $15. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
The Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will present “Fried Glass Onions: Memphis Meets The Beatles in Concert” Thursday, Dec. 19, at 8 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The concert will feature Charles Ponder, Matt Isbell, Dave Smith, Carolyn Griffey and surprise guests. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
The Orpheum Theatre will hold its Holiday Open House Friday, Dec. 20, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Doors open at 10 a.m., and highlights include a concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ at noon, a screening of “Miracle on 34th Street” at 2 p.m. and a presentation by “Memphis Movie Theatres” author Vincent Astor at 4:30 p.m. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for a complete schedule.
The Gavel Club of Memphis will hold a Dutch treat lunch Friday, Dec. 20, at 11:30 a.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis Medallion Room, 3700 Central Ave. Entertainment will be provided by Betty Dawson and friends. Call Bob Gray at 494-8639.
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP will host a seminar on the importance of copyrights in commerce and the economy, as well as the basic concepts of copyright laws, Friday, Dec. 20, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Memphis Bar Association office, 145 Court Ave. Attorney Bill Parks will lead the session. Cost is free except for attorneys seeking CLE credit. Registration begins at 3:45 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 537-1000.