VOL. 8 | NO. 48 | Saturday, November 21, 2015
Mid-South Ice House will be open for its Holiday Season from Friday, Nov. 27, through Jan. 5 at 10705 Ridgeway Industrial Drive in Olive Branch. Special events include a “Frozen” Friday Skate, a Star Wars Skate, a Grinchmas Skate and more. Visit midsouthicehouse.com for a schedule.
Nutcracker Ballet Ensemble & School will perform “Nut ReMix,” a new take on Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” Friday through Sunday, Nov. 20-22, at the Cannon Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit newballet.org for times and tickets.
The Memphis Potters’ Guild Annual Holiday Show & Sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Mid-South ceramic artists will feature tableware, jewelry sculptures and more. Visit thememphispottersguild.com.
Metal Museum will unveil its 2015 limited-edition holiday ornament Sunday, Nov. 22, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the museum store and gallery, 374 Metal Museum Drive. The store will also feature Christmas ornaments by many different artists. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra will perform Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. They’ll reprise the concert with a few extra selections Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Memphis Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Ave. Saturday’s concert is free; Tuesday’s concert is $15. Visit memphis.edu/music for details.
GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra will present its winter concert Sunday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $10. Visit gpacweb.com.
Eyewear Gallery will hold a food drive for Mid-South Food Bank throughout November at its office, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Anyone who donates two cans of food can suggest someone to receive a free vision screening on Fridays from noon to 2 p.m. Visit eyeweargallery.com or call 901-763-2020.
City of Germantown will host its holiday tree lighting Friday, Nov. 27, at Municipal Park Lake, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Come at 5 p.m. to sing holiday songs and toast marshmallows. Following the 5:30 p.m. tree lighting, merrymakers can enjoy refreshments and visit with Santa. Visit germantown-tn.gov.
South Main Trolley Night will be held Friday, Nov. 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Visit gosouthmain.com/trolley-night.html for details.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host two author discussions/signings on Saturday, Nov. 28, at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Oxford, Miss., author Ashton Lee will discuss “A Cherry Cola Christmas” at 2 p.m., and MasterChef winner Whitney Miller will discuss “Whitney Miller’s New Southern Table” at 4 p.m. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.