VOL. 129 | NO. 66 | Friday, April 4, 2014
National Civil Rights Museum will host a candlelight vigil honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Friday, April 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the museum courtyard, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Opera Memphis will kick off the Midtown Opera Festival with “Ghosts of Crosstown” Friday, April 4, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Sears Crosstown, 495 N. Watkins St. The original commissioned work includes five short operas inspired by people who lived near or worked in the Crosstown building. Visit operamemphis.org.
Memphis Farmers Market will open its 2014 season Saturday, April 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Station, at South Front Street and West G.E. Patterson Avenue. Visit memphisfarmersmarket.org.
Memphis Garden Club and Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host the Memphis/Milano Memphis Flower Show Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is free. Visit dixon.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a community day and grand reopening Saturday, April 5. The event includes a 9:30 a.m. Freedom Forward Parade from Cook Convention Center to the museum, 450 Mulberry St.; Breaking of the Chains grand reopening ceremony at 11 a.m.; and performances, speeches and more starting at noon. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host the Branch Out Spring Music Festival Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 8161 Germantown Road, Olive Branch. The event will include live music, children’s activities, Frisbee tournament and more. Cost is free. Visit firstcpchurch.org.
Evergreen Montessori School will present the 2nd annual Evergreen Rocks Saturday, April 5, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the school, 751 N. Trezevant St. The event will include live music, aerial artists, food trucks and more. Cost is free. Visit evergreen-montessori.org.
The Student Bar Association at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will hold the Race Judicata 5K Saturday, April 5, at 5 p.m. at Mississippi River Park, at Jefferson Avenue and Riverside Drive. Proceeds benefit Memphis Area Legal Services. Race-day entry is $25. Visit racejudicatamemphis.org.
SRVS will host the Wesberry Golf Classic four-person scramble Monday, April 7, at 1 p.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 140 Chinquapin Drive. Registration is at 11 a.m. and lunch begins at noon. Visit srvs.org.