VOL. 131 | NO. 195 | Thursday, September 29, 2016
Talbots Saddle Creek will hold a shopping event to benefit Junior League of Memphis on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the store, 2055 West St. Ten percent of pre-tax sales will be donated to JLM. RSVP to Talbots at 901-753-5925.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop titled “Access to Capital” on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Learn about preparing a winning loan package to present to a lender and hear from Hope Credit Union about a new microloan program for startups and small businesses. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Germantown Presbyterian Church and Germantown United Methodist Church will launch a parent and caregiver connect group with an event titled “Together We Can Do So Much More” Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. at Germantown Presbyterian, 2363 S. Germantown Road. The guest speaker is Special Education Matters independent consultant Harry T. Fogle. Cost is free; registration required. Visit germantownpres.org for details and registration.
Leadership Germantown will hold its 20th anniversary gala Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The evening will include a reception, entertainment, seated dinner and LG Legacy Awards ceremony. Tickets are $125. Call 901-861-9676 or email email@example.com.
Overton Square’s Acoustic Courtyard music series continues Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard, 2101 Madison Ave. Bring a folding chair and relax with unplugged Memphis musicians. Cost is free. Visit overtonsquare.com.
2nd annual Bona Fide Blues Festival, hosted by the Memphis Blues Society, will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, in Overton Square. More than 45 Mid-South blues acts will perform on two all-day, family-friendly stages. Participants may also buy wristbands for admission to several participating venues for additional blues performances both nights. Outdoor concerts are free; visit bonafidebluesfest.com for details and to buy wristbands.
Playback Memphis will present a Memphis Matters performance Saturday, Oct. 1, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the TheatreSouth stage inside First Congregational Church, 1000 Cooper St. In Memphis Matters, the audience shares stories of their lives in the Mid-South, then Playback’s actors interpret it through experimental theater, movement and improvised music. Tickets are $15. Visit playbackmemphis.org.