VOL. 129 | NO. 208 | Friday, October 24, 2014
RiverArtsFest 2014 will be held Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26, in the South Main Historic Arts District. The festival will feature a juried artist market, 50 musical acts, food courts, interactive art stations and more. Admission is free on Friday and $5 on Saturday and Sunday. Visit riverartsmemphis.org for hours and more information.
Hard Rock Cafe will hold a grand reopening celebration Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26, at its new location, 126 Beale St. Friday will include live performances by local country artists Nuttin’ Fancy, Randy Lee and Brasher Bogue. Saturday will feature a free concert by Saving Abel. And Saturday will feature the Rock’n All-Star Benefit for Jimi Jamison, benefiting Jamison’s favorite children’s charities. Visit hardrock.com/memphis for details.
The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will be held Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The sale will include hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs, magazine and more, all priced at $2 or less. Call 415-2871.
The Memphis-MidSouth Affiliate of Susan G. Komen will host its 22nd annual Race for the Cure Saturday, Oct. 25, at 9 a.m. at Carriage Crossing, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Funds raised provide local breast cancer screenings, education, support and treatment programs for women and men who are uninsured or underserved. Register at komenmemphis.org.
The 18th annual SRVS Kids & Families Plane Pull will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. at Millington Regional Jetport, 8182 Hornet Ave. Gates open at 9 a.m. Visit srvs.org/planepull for team fees and registration.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Flick-or-Treat Movie Night at the Garden, featuring a screening of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” at 7 p.m. and “Night of the Living Dead” at 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Power Ministries will host Project STAND, a community outreach event to benefit domestic violence survivors, Sunday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m. at 409 S. Main St. The semiformal event will celebrate several survivors, and agencies will be on hand with information about available resources. Tickets are $30. Visit project-stand.org.