The Daily News’ offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2, at 8:30 a.m. and remain open through normal business hours.

WinterArts Memphis, featuring artwork and gifts by more than 30 local artists, will be held Friday, Nov. 29, through Dec. 24 at The Shops of Saddle Creek South, 2055 West St. Visit for hours and other information.

Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard will be held Fridays and Saturdays Nov. 29 to Dec. 14 and daily Dec. 17 to Dec. 30, except for Dec. 24-25, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Activities include winter crafts, games, campfire pits, a light show and more. Tickets are $7 for MBG members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit

Starry Nights will be held Friday, Nov. 29 to Dec. 27 at Shelby Farms Park. The light show and festival includes 1.5 million lights, plus shopping, live music and activities in Mistletoe Village. Mondays are Run, Walk, Ride Nights, and are closed to cars. Visit for hours and more information.

The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Nov. 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email

Small Business Saturday will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, at participating small businesses across Memphis. The nationwide event includes retailers, restaurants, museums, entertainment venues and more. Visit for a list of participating businesses.

The Orpheum Theatre will present “Sister Act” Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Sunday, Dec. 8, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit

The Shelby County Trustee’s Office will host a “Home Sweet Home” workshop for seniors Thursday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at the McWherter Senior Center, 1355 Estate Drive. Trustee staff will provide information on senior property taxes and how to effectively pass property to heirs. Cost is free. Visit

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