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 vehicles, check out new technology and test drive more than 20 models. 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.
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.
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 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.
The fourth annual Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival kicks off with author Jonathan Safran Foer on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s Shainberg Art Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. Visit jccmemphis.org/LitFest for a details, tickets and a festival schedule.
Creative Aging wraps up its inaugural Senior Arts Series on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. at Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Road Extended. The performance for seniors and their guests will feature The Side Street Steppers and The Beverly Brothers, and will include a special salute to veterans. Tickets are $5 cash or check at the door. Visit creativeagingmidsouth.org.
St. George’s Independent School will host its annual art show Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 3-5, at its Collierville campus, 1880 Wolf River Blvd. More than 60 national and regionally known artists will display and sell their sculptures, photography and paintings. Visit sgisartshow.org for hours and details.