VOL. 130 | NO. 151 | Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Peabody will host its monthly Master Taster’s Club wine tasting Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Peabody Corner Bar, 149 Union Ave. The tasting will include four Tuscan wines and light bites prepared by Peabody chefs. Cost is $25; includes valet parking. RSVP to 901-529-4000.
JETS Memphis will host its quarterly luncheon Thursday, Aug. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Guest speakers include Dr. Kenneth Gilbert, professor emeritus and program chairman at UT Knoxville, and Andreas Mayer, head of sales, aircraft conversions, EFW. Cost is free. Visit www.team.aero for details.
Metal Museum will host Whet Thursday on Aug. 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 374 Metal Museum Drive. Attendees can participate in a foundry class, tour the galleries, and enjoy food trucks, cash bar and live music. Cost is free. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Cooper Young Business Association will host a Cooper Young Festival kickoff party/poster unveiling Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at CoWork Memphis, 902 S. Cooper St. The event will feature 2015 poster artist Gino Barzizza, live music, refreshments and a visual history of past festival posters. Visit cooperyoungfestival.com.
The Peabody 2015 Rooftop Party series continues Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The M80s will perform. Parties continue Thursdays through Aug. 13; weekly admission is $10-$15. Visit peabodymemphis.com for details.
The Metal Museum will host a reception for “Hollowware” and “A Kind of Confession” Friday, Aug. 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. “Hollowware” features unique handmade cups, bowls, boxes and containers, and “A Kind of Confession” showcases critical and contemporary metalwork from African-American artists. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Carriage Crossing will screen “101 Dalmatians” as part of its eighth annual Movie Mania series Friday, Aug. 7, at dusk in Central Park at the mall, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Cost is free. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com.