VOL. 130 | NO. 217 | Friday, November 6, 2015
Banjos and Bonfires will be held Friday, Nov. 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Felicia Suzanne’s, 80 Monroe Ave. L1. The evening will feature bluegrass music, a bonfire, and light appetizers and drinks; proceeds benefit the Church Health Center. Call 901-523-0877 for details.
Youth Villages will hold a free foster/adoptive parent training seminar in conjunction with National Adoption Awareness Month on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. at its office, 5515 Shelby Oaks Drive. Email email@example.com or call 901-252-1290.
Memphis Made Brewing will host Malted, its second birthday celebration, Saturday, Nov. 7, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Memphis Made tap room, 768 S. Cooper St. The event will feature live music, malty ales and giveaways throughout the day; New Ballet Ensemble and School will perform a preview of “Nut ReMix” at 5:30 p.m. Visit memphismadebrewing.com.
T.O. Fuller State Park will host the second annual Camporee, an evening for families and camping clubs, on Saturday, Nov. 7, starting at 4 p.m. in the park’s campground area, 1500 W. Mitchell Road. Activities include a birds of prey program, hayrides and more. Camping rates apply; events are free. Visit http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/t-o-fuller for details.
The Orpheum Theatre will host the 37th annual Orpheum Auction on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at 203 S. Main St. Attendees can bid on more than 400 items in live and silent auctions while enjoying heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Tickets are $125. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening reception for Michelle Duckworth’s “Wilderness Children” Sunday, Nov. 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibition will be on display through Nov. 29. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Dixon Gallery & Gardens will present an opening lecture for “Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection” Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The exhibition is the first on display in the newly renovated Dixon museum. Visit dixon.org.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host the Quality of Life and Palliative Care Policy Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 Dudley St. The forum will discuss the impact of public policy on patient quality-of-life issues in Tennessee. Cost is free. RSVP at acscan.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.