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VOL. 132 | NO. 198 | Thursday, October 5, 2017

Events

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The fourth annual Taste of Cooper-Young will be held Thursday, Oct. 5, at 5:30 p.m. on the street in front of First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. The event will feature tastings at a dozen popular Cooper-Young restaurants, a silent auction and live entertainment. Tickets are $50. Visit tasteofcooperyoung.org.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer will host its “Sharing Wisdom, Sharing Strength” national conference Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-8, at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. The conference, held in partnership with the Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium and the Common Table Health Alliance, will convene national experts, survivors and caregivers for a weekend of information, yoga and support. Limited walk-up registrations available. Visit lbbc.org for details.

The inaugural Mempho Music Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6-7, at Shelby Farms Park, 6903 Great View Drive N. The festival will feature two stages and two dozen acts, including Cage the Elephant, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Cold War Kids, and Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals. Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday, with music stretching late into the night both days. Visit memphofest.com for a schedule.

Church Health, UT Health Science Center and Le Bonheur will present The Art of Dinner Friday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. in Church Health’s teaching kitchen at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. During this interactive cooking class, chef Joshua House of L’Ecole Culinaire will guide participants through a three-course menu featuring savory winter squash. Tickets are $50; proceeds benefit community nutrition programming at the Church Health Nutrition Hub. Visit churchhealth.org/events for tickets.

Memphis Botanic Garden will hold its first Fall Plant Sale in the new Nursery in the Garden area on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. The annual one-day sale will feature a large selection of perennials and plants well-suited for the Mid-South climate, a variety of pumpkins and gourds, and more. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

Best Memphis Burger Fest returns Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Tiger Lane. The festival will feature cooking competitions, live music, an inaugural bobbing-for-burgers contest and more. Admission is $10; VIP passes are $50; and children younger than 12 get in free. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Memphis Paws Inc. Visit bestmemphisburgerfest.com.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 23 23 1,365
MORTGAGES 21 21 1,068
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 6 6 196
BUILDING PERMITS 117 117 3,173
BANKRUPTCIES 42 42 795
BUSINESS LICENSES 2 2 331
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0