VOL. 129 | NO. 26 | Friday, February 7, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing Gary Keller and Jay Papasan’s book “The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” Friday, Feb. 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Triumph Bank boardroom, 5699 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit lnltheonething.eventbrite.com.
The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host African circus troupe Cirque Zuma Zuma Friday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
The Children’s Museum of Memphis will host its Cirque du CMOM fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 8, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the museum, 2525 Central Ave. The “Memphis Strong” themed event will feature live music from Ruby Wilson, Al Kapone and Alexis Grace, and food from more than 30 local restaurants. Tickets are $150. Visit cmom.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Vincent Astor, author of “Memphis Movie Theatres” for a discussion and signing Saturday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will host its Works of Heart fundraiser auction Saturday, Feb. 8, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave. The event will feature works by 100 regional artists, beer and wine and appetizers. Tickets are $75 through Friday, Feb. 7, or $100 at the door. Visit memphiscac.org.
The Metal Museum will host Champagne Sunday on Sunday, Feb. 9, from noon to 5 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Attendees can sip champagne, wine and beer while shopping for one-of-a-kind jewelry and gifts in the museum store. Cost is free. Visit metalmuseum.org.
The University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will present “Music for Two: A Valentine’s Concert” Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. at Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Ave. The school’s professors and their spouses will perform duets and share anecdotes about their lives as musicians and couples. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu.