VOL. 132 | NO. 183 | Thursday, September 14, 2017
The Daily News’ 2017 Small Business Seminar will take place Thursday, Sept. 14, at 3:30 p.m. at the Brooks Museum, 1930 Poplar Ave. A panel of key players in the local food and beverage industry will discuss opportunities and challenges they’ve faced and offer tips and advice for all small-business owners. Wine-and-cheese reception will follow. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com for details and registration.
The 2017 Cooper Young Art Invitational will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at CoWork Memphis, 902 S. Cooper St. The free event celebrates the artists who live and work in Cooper-Young, allowing them the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting. The evening also will feature silent auction, complimentary wine/beer bars, refreshments and live music. Admission is free. Visit cooperyoungfestival.com.
The Memphis 3.0 comprehensive planning process enters its third phase with public workshops to consider growth scenarios through 2040. The first workshop is Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Raleigh Community Center, 3678 Powers Road. Participants will go through an exercise to identify which values are most important to drive future development in Memphis, then select and amend a preferred scenario based on those values. Visit memphis3point0.com for the full list of upcoming workshops.
The Germantown Ducks Unlimited chapter will host its annual banquet Friday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. at Ducks Unlimited’s national headquarters, One Waterfowl Way (near Agricenter International). Activities will include a live and silent auction, raffles, games and more, with proceeds benefiting the organization’s wetlands and waterfowl conservation mission. Tickets are $45 and include a one-year DU membership. Visit ducks.org/events or call 901-758-3898 to buy tickets.
The Cooper Young Festival 4-Miler takes place Friday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. starting at Midtown Autowerks, 795 S. Cooper St. Online pre-registration at is $30 through Thursday at 11:59 p.m.; on-site race day registration is $35. Visit cooperyoung4miler.racesonline.com.
Steve Miller Band will wrap up the Live at the Garden summer concert series Friday, Sept. 15, at 8:30 p.m. (gates at 6:30 p.m.) at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit liveatthegarden.com or call 901-636-4107 for details and a series schedule.