VOL. 9 | NO. 2 | Saturday, January 9, 2016
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will host the 14th annual Valero Memphis Refinery Tool Box Bash on Friday, Jan. 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will include live and silent auctions, whiskey tasting, live music and more. Tickets are $60 at toolboxbash.com or 901-322-3532.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Love Me Tender: The Great Elvis Love Songs” Saturday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Terry Mike Jeffrey will join MSO to sing all the great Elvis Presley love songs. Buy tickets at memphissymphony.org.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will present Larry Gatlin with Jason D. Williams on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Shelby County Schools will host the 2016 Optional Schools Fair on Sunday, Jan. 10, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the University of Memphis University Center, 499 University St. Principals and teachers from the district’s 47 optional schools will be on hand to discuss their unique program, entry requirements and open house event. Visit scsk12.org.
The Orpheum Theatre will present Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” Tuesday, Jan. 12, through Jan. 17 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.
Crosstown Arts and The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “West of Sunset” author Stewart O’Nan for a discussion and signing Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts’ story booth, 438 N. Cleveland St. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Cadence Bank and MIFA will hold a Cadence Community Connection @ MIFA session on crisis budgeting Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the MIFA Family Center, 910 Vance Ave. The session will cover what to do first after a job loss or other crisis. Cost is free. Visit mifa.org.
Association for Women Attorneys will host its 36th annual banquet and silent auction Thursday, Jan. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tower Center at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 3300. Tickets are $60 for members, $70 for nonmembers and $30 for law students; deadline to order is Thursday, Jan. 14. Email email@example.com or call 423-413-0716.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves in concert Saturday, Jan. 16, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Mid-South Wedding Show & Bridal School will be held Sunday, Jan. 17, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center, 7300 Hacks Cross Road in Olive Branch. The event will feature fashion shows, vendors, bridal seminars, free engagement photos and more. Tickets are $15 at the door; complimentary tickets available from local merchants listed at midsouthweddingshow.com.