Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will present Fresh Tracks at Stax, featuring gospel music by Memphis artists, Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about the book “The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t” Friday, Dec. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
Overton Square will host the Sugar Plum Shindig and Reindeer Stampede fun run Friday, Dec. 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Overton Square, at the corner of Madison Avenue and Cooper Street. The event will include a tree-lighting, caroling, crafts, and music and refreshments provided by Overton Square businesses. Visit overtonsquare.com.
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host Cumberland Forest Friday, Dec. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church, 8161 Germantown Road, in Olive Branch. The event will include crafts for kids, themed cabins, photos with Santa and a live Nativity. Admission is free; a donation of mittens or gloves is requested. Visit firstcpchurch.org.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will hold the 12th annual Tool Box Bash Friday, Dec. 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in The Great Hall, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The event will include live and silent auctions, live music, food and the “Wall of Wine” auction. Tickets are $50. Visit memphishabitat.com.
Visible Music College will present the Rock ‘n’ Roll Christmas Show Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. The concert will include traditional and contemporary Christmas music with special guests Sarah Simmons and the Neighborhood Christian Center Children’s Choir. Cost is free. Visit visible.edu.
The St. Jude Memphis Marathon and Half-Marathon will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 8 a.m. at Fourth and Beale streets. The Memphis Grizzlies House 5K will start at 7:15 a.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. Visit stjudemarathon.org for details and a list of post-race activities.