VOL. 130 | NO. 230 | Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The Peabody will kick off the holiday season with Santa’s arrival and its tree-lighting ceremony Friday, Nov. 27, at 149 Union Ave. Events begin with the 11 a.m. Duck March. Local choirs will sing throughout the day, and Santa and his elves will arrive after the 5 p.m. Duck March to pass out candy and light the Peabody Christmas tree. Visit peabodymemphis.com.
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.
ArtBash on Flicker Street will be held Sunday, Nov. 29, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at David Lusk Gallery-Temp, 64 Flicker St., and Flicker Street Studio, 74 Flicker. DLG-Temp will showcase Ted Faiers’ “Seasons’ Greetings,” featuring more than 30 years if holiday woodcuts. Flicker Street Studio will exhibit “Group Show: The Instructors.” Visit flickerstreetstudio.com and davidluskgallery.com.
Memphis Black Arts Alliance will present “Very Merry Jazz-A-F!re” Sunday, Nov. 29, at 4 p.m. at Memphis Sounds, 22 N. Third St. Anyone who sings, dances, acts, recites poetry or tells stories is invited join in the fun – or bring your own instrument and perform with the live band. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit memphisblackartsalliance.org.
First Presbyterian Church will present its second annual Advent Concert on Sunday, Nov. 29, at 5 p.m. at 166 Poplar Ave. The concert will feature the choirs and organists of First United Methodist Church and First and Evergreen Presbyterian churches. Cost is free; donations will be accepted for the First Presbyterian organ fund. Contact Robert Klingbeil at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-230-9587 for more information.