VOL. 131 | NO. 151 | Friday, July 29, 2016
Tennessee’s sales tax holiday will take place Friday through Sunday, July 29-31. Shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school and art supplies that cost $100 or less per item and computers that cost $1,500 or less. Visit tntaxholiday.com for details and lists of tax-exempt and taxable items.
Germantown Community Theatre’s All Children’s Theatre will present “The Music Man Jr.” Friday, July 29, through Aug. 7 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.; tickets are $13 for adults and $9 for children 17 and younger. Visit gctcomeplay.org.
The Metal Museum will host the Cu in Summer student art showcase Friday, July 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the museum store gallery, 374 Metal Museum Drive. High school students who choose to sell the works they created in the Cu in Summer program will do so at the showcase. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Memphis College of Art will hold a reception for the 2016 Biennial Alumni Exhibition on Friday, July 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Hyde Gallery of the Nesin Graduate School, 477 S. Main St. Awards for the top works will be awarded at the reception. The exhibition is on display through Aug. 6. Visit mca.edu.
The Orpheum Theatre Summer Movie Series will feature “Clerks” on Friday, July 29, at 7 p.m. at The Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. Adult tickets are $8; children 12 and younger are $6. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Live at the Garden summer concert series will feature Billy Currington on Friday, July 29, at 8:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40. Visit liveatthegarden.com or call 901-636-4107.
Repticon Memphis, a reptile and exotic-animal expo, will be held Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Landers Center, 4650 Venture Drive in Southaven. Visit repticon.com/memphis.html for tickets.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will hold a midnight release party for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” on Saturday, July 30, from 10 p.m. to midnight at 387 Perkins Road Extended. The store will be transformed into Hogwarts, with events for all ages, including a costume contest and Harry Potter trivia. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.