VOL. 129 | NO. 237 | Friday, December 5, 2014
Art for Life’s Sake will present a holiday blues concert Friday, Dec. 5, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Jerry Lee Lewis’ Cafe & Honky Tonk, 310 Beale St. The concert will include an array of blues music by famous local and international blues artists. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit artforlifessake.org.
The St. Jude Memphis Marathon will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 8 a.m. starting at Fourth and Beale streets. The 5K race starts at FedExForum on Third Street at 7:15 a.m., and the family fun run starts at 1:30 p.m. For course description and more information, visit stjudemarathon.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Memphis Herb Society holiday market Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Memphis will be selling handcrafted items such as bath products, jams and jellies, baked goods, teas and more. Admission is free. Call 754-4929.
Literacy Mid-South will hold its annual book sale Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. The sale will feature more than 5,000 new books, including hardbounds, softbounds and oversized books. Entry to the preview hour (9 a.m. to 10 a.m.) is $15. Visit literacymidsouth.org.
David Lusk Gallery will host a release party for “Carroll Cloar: In His Studio” Saturday, Dec. 6, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. Cloar’s widow, Patricia Cloar Milsted, will sign books during the event. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
ALIVE Rescue Memphis will host its launch party and Art for Barks live art auction Saturday, Dec. 6, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The event will also include a silent auction and live music. Admission is $12 and includes drinks and appetizers. Visit aliverescuememphis.org.
IRIS Orchestra will present “A Circle of Seasons,” highlighting IRIS’ string players, Saturday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at irisorchestra.org.
The Metal Museum will hold its holiday open house Sunday, Dec. 7, from noon to 5 p.m. at 374 Metal Museum Drive. Attendees can enjoy cider, live music and workshops while browsing unique gifts. Visit metalmuseum.org.