VOL. 8 | NO. 40 | Saturday, September 26, 2015
The Mid-South Fair will be held through Oct. 4 at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive in Southaven. The 159th annual event will feature rides and games, livestock competitions, youth talent show and more. Visit midsouthfair.com for schedule and tickets.
2015 VESTA Kitchen, Bath and Remodeling Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Admission is $5; free for children 6 and younger. Visit vestakbrshow.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the four-legged-friendly Dog Day at the Garden Sunday, Sept. 27, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Enter contests, keep cool in the Hot Diggity Dog Kiddie Pool and visit the Doggie Expo. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers at the gate. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/dogday for details.
Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host the Blind Boys of Alabama in concert Sunday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
Touchdown Club of Memphis will meet Monday, Sept. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Former University of Alabama head coach Gene Stallings is the guest speaker. Cost is $60. Visit tdcmemphis.com.
University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will host “Opening Night at the Scheidt” Monday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the U of M Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Ave. Admission is free; reservations are required. Visit memphis.edu/music or call 901-678-2541.
Memphis Botanic Garden will continue the 2015 Vine to Wine tasting series with “Aussie Wines” Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines or cocktails in and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 for members or $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
B.I.G. for Memphis will meet Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Gary Patterson of the Center for Earthquake Research and Information and the West Tennessee Seismic Safety Commission, will present an earthquake hazard update. Visit phelpssecurity.com.
Memphis chapter of the Urban Land Institute will host University of Memphis president David Rudd for a university “state of the union” Thursday, Oct. 1, at 8 a.m. at Baker Donelson, 165 Madison Ave., 20th floor. Cost is free for ULI members and $20 for nonmembers. Visit memphis.uli.org.