VOL. 130 | NO. 137 | Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Pink Palace will host Young Professionals Beer/Wine and a Movie Night on Thursday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Tickets are $15 and include food, drinks and a screening of “Groundhog Day.” Visit memphismuseums.org or call 901-636-2362.
Phillip Ashley Chocolates will host a Spectrum tasting event Thursday, July 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The tasting will feature seven flights of chocolate paired with seven varieties of vodka, plus live music and hors d’oeuvres. Cost is $60. Visit phillipashleychocolates.com/spectrum for tickets.
The Peabody 2015 Rooftop Party series continues Thursday, July 16, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The 5th Kind will perform. Parties continue Thursdays through Aug. 13; weekly admission is $10-$15. Visit peabodymemphis.com for details.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host an opening reception for “Stax: Visions of Soul” Friday, July 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stax, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Gallery talk begins at 6:45 p.m. The exhibit, which runs through Dec. 31, features contemporary works of art inspired by Stax Records songs. Visit staxmuseum.com.
David Lusk Gallery-Memphis will host an opening reception for “Mash Up: Artists Do Cardboard” Friday, July 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG-TEMP, 64 Flicker St. The exhibition will be on display through Aug. 1. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Eclectic Eye will host an l.a. Eyeworks trunk show Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Collierville location, 3670 S. Houston Levee Road, suite 102. The show will feature the entire l.a. Eyeworks and Fiction by l.a. Eyeworks collections. Visit eclectic-eye.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Sweet Treat Sunday on July 19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Create your own ice cream sundae, learn fun facts about plants that produce your favorite ingredients, play lawn games and pet a cow. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Special Olympics Greater Memphis will host its fifth annual Wine and Dine fundraising event Sunday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. on the 33rd floor of Tower Center, 5100 Poplar Ave. Thirteen Memphis chefs will present tastings of their choice paired with fine wines. Tickets are $100. Visit specialolympicsmem.org.