VOL. 131 | NO. 190 | Thursday, September 22, 2016
Mid-South Association for Financial Professionals will meet Thursday, Sept. 22, at 11:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Kevin Bye, senior manager, tax services at EY, will discuss tax and politics. AFP is waiving guest fees for this meeting. Register at midsouthafp.org.
New Hope Christian Academy and Crosstown Arts will present Arts on the Grounds, an outdoor entertainment event to highlight and celebrate the arts at the school, Thursday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 3000 University St. The evening will kick off with a mural unveiling, followed by an array of exhibitions and entertainment throughout the campus. Visit newhopememphis.org/onthegrounds for details.
160th annual Mid-South Fair & Rodeo will be held Friday, Sept. 23, through Oct. 2 at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive in Southaven. Enjoy midway rides and games, fair food, demonstrations, concerts on two stages, and special fair days with discounted admission and other deals. Visit midsouthfair.com for ticket packets and event schedule.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will hold an opening reception for “The Color of the Blues: The Art of George Hunt” Friday, Sept. 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Levy Gallery, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The exhibition will be on display through Oct. 31. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
Mid-South Sober Living will host Night Out with John Kilzer and Friends on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at The Renaissance (aka the Antenna Club), 1588 Madison Ave. Well-known musicians will collaborate, unplugged and unrehearsed, at this fundraiser to help provide housing to those who are new in recovery. Tickets are $20 each or $30 for two. Visit nightoutwithjohnkilzer.brownpapertickets.com or call 901-481-8030.
Live at the Garden summer concert series will wrap up its 2016 season with Sheryl Crow on Friday, Sept. 23, 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.
MEMFix: Film Row, sponsored by Livable Memphis, will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at South Second Street and Butler Avenue in Downtown Memphis. This family-friendly community activation event will feature vendors, murals and other art, history tour, music performances and more. Cost is free. Visit livablememphis.org.