VOL. 9 | NO. 17 | Saturday, April 23, 2016
Howard Hall Amp’d Up, a front porch party at Memphis Heritage, will be held Saturday, April 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 2282 Madison Ave. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy live music by Jeffrey and the Pacemakers, plus free hot dogs, chips, soda and beer. Cost is free; donations accepted. Visit memphisheritage.org.
Memphis Cartonera will host its opening party and exhibit of handcrafted books Saturday, April 23, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Crosstown Arts’ Story Booth, 438 N. Cleveland St. Hear about the origins of Cartonera publishing, meet the artists and organizations spearheading the local project, and make your own Cartonera book. Visit rhodes.edu.
The River Series, a concert series benefiting Maria Montessori School, will host NOTS, Chickasaw Mound and DJ Painted Birds on Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Town Amphitheater, 740 Harbor Bend Road. Minimum donation of $5 per person is requested at the door. Visit bit.ly/RiverSeries for details.
Germantown Symphony Orchestra will performing its 40th anniversary gala concert Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $3 for students, $8 for seniors and $12 for adults. Visit germantownsymphony.org.
Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a networking happy hour Thursday, April 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is free; cash bar provided. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its “Shakespeare in Spring” themed Vine to Wine tasting on Tuesday, April 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines, beers or cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Our Fallen Heroes Foundation will hold its inaugural “A Toast to Our Heroes” fundraiser Wednesday, April 27, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Tower Center atop Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., 33rd floor. The event will feature a wine tasting, silent auction, wine pull and more. Tickets are $65. Visit ourfallenheroesfoundation.org.
“Hot Buttered Symphony: Shaft, Isaac Hayes & the Memphis Symphony Orchestra” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave. This free event will feature a discussion about the relationship between MSO and local music studios, stories about Isaac Hayes and other Stax artists, and a MSO String Quartet performance of Stax hits. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.