VOL. 130 | NO. 124 | Friday, June 26, 2015
The Gavel Club of Memphis will meet for a Dutch treat lunch Friday, June 26, at 11:30 a.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis Medallion Room, 3700 Central Ave. The 2015 Memphis Gavel Award will be presented to Quota International president Beverly Burroughs, and the guest speaker is Moore Tech president Skip Redmond. For more information, call Bob Gray at 901-494-8639.
Celtic Crossing will host its 10th anniversary celebration Friday through Sunday, June 26-28, at the restaurant, 903 S. Cooper St. On Friday, the restaurant reopens at 4 p.m. following renovations, with concerts by Star & Micey at 8 p.m. and DJ Tree at 10 p.m. Visit celticcrossingmemphis.com for other events.
South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, June 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Visit gosouthmain.com/trolley-night.html for details.
A2H will host an opening reception for “30 Days of Memphis: The Photographs of Aerial Innovations” Friday, June 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the A2H Art Gallery, 3009 Davies Plantation Road. Visit a2h.com.
South Main Book Juggler will host a signing with the authors of the “Malice in Memphis: Bluff City Murders” anthology Friday, June 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 548 S. Main St. Cost is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a one-on-one with artist Leanna L. Lesley Friday, June 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the State of Tennessee Gallery at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. “Jazz and Blues: Threads of American Music,” a collection of Lesley’s needlepoint art, is on exhibition through July 23. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Live at the Garden summer concert series will kick off with Chaka Khan on Friday, June 26, 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.
Operation Crosstown, a Church Health Center initiative, will host a Crosstown block party Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of North Cleveland Street and Overton Park Avenue. The Midtown Crossing Grill mural will be dedicated and the Crosstown Fitness Park activated. Call Dylan Sandifer at 901-701-2015 with questions.