VOL. 130 | NO. 158 | Friday, August 14, 2015
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “Billy Elliot: The Musical” Friday, Aug. 14, through Sept. 6 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
ANF Architects will host an opening reception for artist Matthew Hasty’s exhibit Friday, Aug. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF, 1500 Union Ave. Hasty’s art will be on display through Sept. 3. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mid-South Coalition for Comfort Care and Bioethics will host a consumer education presentation titled “Deciding on a Nursing Home, Assisted Living or Independent Living Community” Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Cost is free. For details, contact Emily Fox-Hill at email@example.com or 901-626-4233.
Moon River Music Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, from noon to 10:30 p.m. at the Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Headlined by Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, the festival includes a slate of local and national performers. Tickets are $35. Visit moonriverfest.com.
Stanky Creek Cycling and Peddler Bike Shop will host the annual Legend of Stanky Creek Mountain Bike time trial race Saturday, Aug. 15, and cross country race Sunday, Aug. 16, at Nesbit Park (Stanky Creek), 5760 Yale Road. Visit stankycreek.com for schedule and registration information.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will host a benefit party and performance of “Billy Elliot: The Musical” Saturday, Aug. 15, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The pre-performance party starts at 6 p.m. with drinks, hors d’oeuvres, music and silent auction, followed by the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $60. Visit memphiscac.org.
Live at the Garden summer concert series will host ZZ Top with Blackberry Smoke on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 8:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Visit liveatthegarden.com.
Touchdown Club of Memphis will meet Monday, Aug. 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Sportswriter and broadcaster Tony Barnhart, “Mr. College Football,” will speak. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.