VOL. 7 | NO. 46 | Saturday, November 8, 2014
National Civil Rights Museum will present “You Be the Judge,” a mock trial that explores what would have happened if James Earl Ray had stood trial for the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Streetdog Foundation will host its second annual Howl at the Moon fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 8, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Warehouse, 36 E. G.E. Patterson Ave. The event will include silent and live auctions, live music and more. Tickets are $35 in advance or $45 at the door. Visit streetdogfoundation.com.
The 36th annual Orpheum Auction will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St. The auction will include more than 400 items, plus heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar. All proceeds benefit the Centre for Performing Arts & Education. Tickets are $125. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Memphis Heritage will hold its Adapt-A-Door Auction and Party Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. The auction features old doors upcycled into works of art by Memphis designers. Tickets are $35 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Visit memphisheritage.org.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will hold a free Medicare Advantage community information meeting Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. at Bartlett Station Municipal Center, 5668 Stage Road. The meeting is open to the public and seeks to educate Medicare-eligible adults on their health coverage options. Visit bcbst-medicare.com or call 800-292-5146.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening reception for the Artist Group of Memphis exhibit Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the visitors center gallery, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 30. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4100.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Harold Graeter, associate executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, will present “Selling the College Football Bowl Experience.” Cost for nonmembers is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
The Amazing Acro-Cats, featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats, will perform Thursday, Nov. 13, through Nov. 23 at The Evergreen Theatre, 1750 Poplar Ave. The one-hour show features more than a dozen cats (all former orphans, rescues and strays) walking tightropes, skateboarding, performing music and more. Tickets are $24. Visit circuscats.com.