VOL. 133 | NO. 139 | Friday, July 13, 2018
POTS@TheWorks presents the world premiere of “CRIB” Friday, July 13, through July 29 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
Pink Palace Museum hosts Family Science Night: Earth and Space Friday, July 13, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Gaze through telescopes on the lawn with the Memphis Astronomical Society; explore outer space in the AutoZone Dome Sharpe Planetarium; participate in hands-on activities and experiments; speak to local scientists; and enjoy local food trucks. Tickets are $12; children 2 and younger are free. Museum members get early premium parking and access to all activities at 6:30 p.m. Visit memphismuseums.org.
The Orpheum Summer Movie Series continues with “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m. at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. for activities in the lobby, including a drink special and photo booth with movie-themed props and quotes. Costumes are encouraged but never required. Adult tickets are $8; children 12 and younger are $6. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Boy George & Culture Club with The B-52s perform as part of the Live at the Garden concert series Friday, July 13, at 8:30 p.m. (gates at 6:30 p.m.) at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com. Visit liveatthegarden.com for details and a series schedule.
Omega Ministries/Omega Healthy Practices and the Healthcare Organizations of Greater Memphis Coalition host the Back to School Family Affair Saturday, July 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Free and open to the public; free backpacks with supplies will be given to the first 500 people with a parent or guardian present.
True Gospel Church of Deliverance hosts its 2018 Gospel Rap Explosion Saturday, July 14, at 3 p.m. at 2423 Point Church Ave. The free event aims to spread a message of peace and hope to combat violence in the community. It will feature live entertainment by TJR, Preacher Man and more, plus free food and drinks. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. For more information, call Rita Kidd at 901-502-5301.
The pop-up Saddle Creek Beer Garden holds its grand opening Saturday, July 14, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the former Grimaldi’s space in the Shops of Saddle Creek, 7605 W. Farmington Blvd. The beer garden features local brews, food trucks, outdoor games and live music. Hours are Fridays and Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. through the end of September. Visit shopsofsaddlecreek.com.
Novel hosts “The Summer Wives” author Beatriz Williams for a discussion and book signing Sunday, July 15, at 2 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit novelmemphis.com.
The Whitehaven Farmers Market, hosted by Methodist South Hospital, is open Monday, July 16, from noon to 5 p.m. in front of Methodist South’s Medical Office Complex, 1300 Wesley Drive. Shop locally grown fruits and vegetables, then visit the University of Tennessee Extension booth, Farmers’ Market Fresh, for children’s activities, food demonstrations, recipes and more. The market continues Mondays through Sept. 24, except for Sept. 3. For more information, call 901-516-3580.