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VOL. 131 | NO. 216 | Friday, October 28, 2016

Events

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Memphis International Auto Show will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 28-30, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Attendees can explore hundreds of cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers; experience the latest in-car technology; and take a test drive from more than 20 vehicles. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Buy discounted tickets at memphisautoshow.com.

Black Business Association of Memphis will host the 2016 BENNY Awards Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The BENNY (Black Entrepreneurship and Networking Need You) Awards celebrate minority-business owners and leaders. Fred Keeton of Keeton Iconoclast Consulting will present the keynote. Tickets are $55. Visit bbamemphis.com.

Latino Memphis will host the Day of the Dead Fiesta on Friday, Oct. 28, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Cadre Building, 149 Monroe Ave. Enjoy live music and dance performances; street tacos and spiked agua fresca; sugar skull-inspired face painting; and more. Tickets are $65 at the door. Visit latinomemphis.org for details.

Repticon Memphis, a reptile and exotic-animal expo, will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Landers Center, 4650 Venture Drive in Southaven. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for children younger than 5. Visit repticon.com.

Memphis Animal Services and the Downtown Memphis Commission will open a pop-up cat cafe called Cafe Purr on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 101 Main St. The event will feature coffee and “cat lady goodies” for purchase, plus adoptable cats and kittens from MAS. All adoptions will be $35, cash only. Visitors can also learn about MAS volunteer and fostering opportunities. Visit the Facebook event for details.

Memphis Heritage will hold its Adapt-A-Door 8 fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. Eat, drink and bid in a silent auction on works of art made from repurposed doors and windows. Tickets purchased by midnight Friday, Oct. 28, at $35 for members and $50 for nonmembers; all tickets at the door are $50. Visit memphisheritage.org or call 901-272-2727.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 57 280 1,209
MORTGAGES 55 244 916
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 8 52 151
BUILDING PERMITS 158 699 2,751
BANKRUPTCIES 37 157 618
BUSINESS LICENSES 12 77 276
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0