VOL. 128 | NO. 238 | Friday, December 6, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble & School will present “Nut ReMix” Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8, at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. The performance is a traditional and modern take on “Nutcracker,” featuring ballet, hip-hop and African dance. Buy tickets at newballet.org.
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, themed cabins, photos with Santa and a live Nativity. Admission is free; a donation of mittens or gloves is requested. Visit firstcpchurch.org.
Opera Memphis will present “The Christmas List” Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway. Buy tickets at operamemphis.org.
Catholic Charities of West Tennessee will host its annual Christmas concert, featuring headliner John Angotti and friends, Saturday, Dec. 7, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Gifts collected will go to the Gifts for God’s Children distribution. Visit ccwtn.org.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will hold its Holiday Artist Market Sunday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Admission is free and includes access to Brooks’ galleries. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
The Metal Museum will host its holiday show and sale open house, and the opening reception for “Ha! Metalsmiths at Play,” Sunday, Dec. 8, from noon to 5 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Admission is free. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host a holiday open house with Soulful Singing Santa, Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Visit staxmuseum.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Memphis Herb Society holiday market and gift shop Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth Sholom Synagogue will present Acoustic Sunday Live!, featuring Jesse Winchester, Mary Gauthier, Amy LaVere and John Paul Keith, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the synagogue, 6675 Humphreys Blvd. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Buy tickets at bsholom.org.