VOL. 130 | NO. 25 | Friday, February 6, 2015
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for Tyler Hildebrand’s “Granny Whitey” and Mary Sims’ “Zuma and the Bible” Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host the Cyrille Aimee Quintet as part of its Jazz in the Box series Friday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Special Olympics Greater Memphis will hold the 16th annual Polar Bear Plunge and ninth annual Chili Cook-Off Saturday, Feb. 7, at 125 N. Front St. For a $5 donation, taste and judge chili cooked by 60 teams at the People’s Choice Tasting from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Then at 3 p.m., watch as more than 200 individuals who have raised at least $50 plunge into the freezing Mississippi River. Visit specialolympicsmem.org.
The Children’s Museum of Memphis will host its adults-only Cirque du CMOM fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 7, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the museum, 2525 Central Ave. The theme, “Pop. Rock. and Roll,” pays tribute to the GRAMMY Awards. Tickets are $150. Visit cmom.com or call 901-458-2678, ext. 221.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will host the 23rd annual Works of Heart Auction Saturday, Feb. 7, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave. The auction will feature heart-themed works by more than 100 regional artists. Tickets are $75. Visit memphiscac.org.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will present Cirque-tacular’s World Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host Mummenschanz as part of its Dance Series Saturday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Metal Museum will host Champagne Sunday and a reception for its “Iron & Gold” exhibition Sunday, Feb. 8, from noon to 5 p.m. at the museum 374 Metal Museum Drive. Sip champagne and enjoy refreshments while browsing artist-made gifts for Valentine’s Day. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Morris Auction Group will host a free seminar for potential property sellers to learn about the real estate auction marketing method Monday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Morris Auction Group offices, 2687 Mount Moriah Terrace. Visit morrisauctiongroup.com.