VOL. 131 | NO. 161 | Friday, August 12, 2016
Playhouse on the Square opens its 2016-17 season with the regional premiere of “Mamma Mia!” Friday, Aug. 12, through Sept. 4 at 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
Fourth Bluff Fridays, a Downtown pop-up beer garden concept hosted by the city of Memphis and its partner organizations, will kick off Friday, Aug. 12, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Memphis Park on Front Street. The family-friendly beer garden will feature craft beers from The Tapbox, food trucks and live music from local bands. Admission is free; food and drink available for purchase. Visit memphisriverfront.com.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will hold an opening reception for “Side by Side,” featuring new works by Angi Cooper and Janet Weed Beaver, Friday, Aug. 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Levy Gallery, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
Kroc Memphis will hold a back-to-school Zumbathon on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Help others while you dance your stress away. Entry fee is $5 plus a donation for The Salvation Army’s Women’s Shelter, Purdue Center of Hope. Visit krocmemphis.org for a list of donation items.
Memphis Bar Association and Memphis Area Legal Services will host a free legal clinic on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal advice on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.
Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold its annual Corks & Forks fundraiser, “A Taste of Rio, Go for the Gold,” Saturday, Aug. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Enjoy the flavors of Brazil, live music, a silent auction and more. Visit msabta.org.
Metal Museum will host the “Iron for honor” exhibition Sunday, Aug. 14, through Nov. 6 at 374 Metal Museum Drive. The exhibit features 38 pieces of European cast-iron jewelry from the Birmingham Museum of Art. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Kroc Memphis will hold an opening reception for artwork by Carl Moore and David Lynch Sunday, Aug. 14, at 1:30 p.m. in the Kroc’s Junior League of Memphis Artist Hall, 800 East Parkway S. Thirty percent of sales benefit The Salvation Army’s social services. Visit krocmemphis.org.