Wine is great. Cheese makes it better. Enjoy fine wines from Buster’s Liquor with delicious cheese pairings from local restaurants. Featuring music by Michelle Bush Shrader and food by A Catered Affair, Carol’s Cheesecakes, On the Border, and more! $25 members; $40 non-members. Friday, January 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. www.dixon.org
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Memphis College of Art will host a special cocktail reception in partnership with Memphis University School to celebrate the works of the late Peter Bowman. Bowman, a graduate of the Memphis Academy of Arts (now MCA), taught at Memphis University School for nearly 30 years before he passed away in 2015 after a battle with
Join award winning master artist and author Glenda Brown for individual art lessons in a group setting. Let Glenda help you turn your photograph of a landscape, still life, pet, or botanicals into a masterpiece. Prepayment due by January 3. January 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Gardens. For more information:
Cheer on your Memphis Tigers as they take on the University of Central Florida for an afternoon of basketball at the Fedex Forum. Sunday, January 22 at 3 p.m. For more information: www.gotigersgo.com
On Sunday, January 22 join Mary Claire White to experience a hands-on, behind the scenes look at how she makes her scented, soy wax candles. Students will try their hand at the scented candle-making process and make three soy wax candles. Also, enjoy complimentary wine or beer during the workshop and 10% off a Falling Into Place
On Friday, January 27, join guest host Kacky Walton of WKNO’s “Checking on the Arts” for an evening of art, drinks, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment … all while you bid on original, anonymous works of art! The annual event, sponsored by SunTrust, runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden. Art in
In its 4th year, the “Youth Classical Concert” offers opportunities in our community to celebrate the arts in dance and musical forms. Come and enjoy this free classical concert presented by Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Company, the Cordova High School Orchestra and the Prizm Ensemble. Live classical favorites set to the backdrop of
Tad Lauritzen Wright rings in the New Year for David Lusk Gallery as the first show of 2017 in Memphis. The entirety of Wright’s show, Philosophy of Beauty Re-Examined, is made up of his signature single line drawings, centering on Greek and Roman mythology. January 3 through January 28 at David Lusk Gallery Memphis. www.davidluskgallery.com
On Friday, January 28, relive the 80’s with The Weird Science Band at The Guest House at Graceland! Dress up as your favorite 80’s character and get ready to dance the night away to one of the most awesome deceades. From 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard. www.guesthousegraceland.com
On Saturday, January 28, join King Pegasus XIII Lee Goins and Queen Pegasus XIII Becky Rachels for a Mardi Gras celebration like never before! The over-the-top fun of Mardi Gras collides with the nonstop energy of Las Vegas for an unforgettable evening with showgirls, high rollers and classic crooners. From 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
On Saturday, January 28, head to Hot Yoga Plus Germantown and join Lisa Warmuth for Tabata Flow, an action packed and educational workshop that will show you a different approach to your yoga practice. Discover the wonderful benefits of yoga as well as how certain poses can be amped up to give you a strength workout.
On Thursday, February 2, join best-selling authors Elin Hildebrand, Karen White and Deborah Wiles for a fun and informative luncheon. Proceeds benefit First Book Mid-South and area libraries. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis. Purchase tickets online: www.memphis.kappa.org
Don’t miss the most highly anticipated concert tour of 2017. Head to the FedEx Forum to see American country music artists Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood perform for their 3 day concert tour here in Memphis. Thursday, February 2 through Saturday, February 4. Purchase tickets online: www.ticketmaster.com
In late January Carroll Todd returns to David Lusk Gallery–Memphis. His new show, Soliloquy, is comprised of representational constructed bronze sculptures – often modeled on life but in the end based in illusion. Todd uses precisely formed and welded sheet bronze to explore his child-like wonderment of nature in a manner clearly inspired by modernist sculpture.
In late January the third Leslie Holt solo exhibition goes up at David Lusk Gallery–Memphis. Her exhibition, “Unspeakable”, explores depictions of grief and triumph in a series of embroidered paintings that feature art-historic images of strong women. Holt imagined the Unspeakable series while studying Guernica, Picasso’s famous response to the bombing of a small Spanish town.
The Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville combines spectacular gardens, fine antiques and horticultural items into one outstanding three-day show. Located in the Music City Center in vibrant downtown Nashville, the show’s 150+ exhibitors, renowned experts and fabulous gardens make it the ultimate destination for new and ardent antique collectors, avid gardeners, those seeking design
Put on your best western wear and head to Cirque du CMOM: Saddle Up! Deep in the Heart of Memphis. Enjoy a stellar evening with music, food and friends, all while supporting the Children’s Museum of Memphis. Saturday, February 4, from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Purchase tickets online: www.visit.cmom.com
Get ready for the only event in Memphis that heats you up AND cools you down. Join Special Olympics Greater Memphis for their largest annual event, complete with plunges into the Mighty Mississippi, chili cook-offs, and costume contests. Join hundreds of brave souls to plunge into the Mississippi River and receive sweet prizes! Compete in
Chocolatier Phillip Ashley creates an array of designer chocolates and confections to pair with select whiskey, wines, and cocktails. Simple, right? Your taste buds will delight in the subtle but complex combinations, making this an evening you will never forget! Tickets include chocolate/drink pairings, hors d’oeuvres, and music. Cash bar is available for additional libations.
On Saturday, February 11, join the Forrest Spence Fund for their 2nd Annual No Show Ball. The No Show Ball is a play on the truth that most of the fundraisers we participate in are events you actually have to attend but on the day of the No Show Ball the event comes to you
Join the Memphis Grizzlies for the largest fundraiser of the year for the Stax Music Academy. Enjoy a fun filled evening with great cuisine, cocktails, live music, and much more! Saturday, February 11 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 926 East McLemore Avenue. Purchase tickets online: www.crm.bloomerang.com
Join Brunch and Sew for an afternoon of brunch, mimosas and sew your own pair of fashion leggings. It is an easy design project that is perfect for active wear or pairing under a cozy chunky cable knit sweater. Saturday, February 11 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 64 Flicker Street. www.brunchandsew.com
The Memphis Open is one of the longest-running American tournaments on the ATP World Tour. This year’s lineup includes the John Isner, Sam Querry, Ivo Karlovic, Taylor Fritz and many more. February 11 through February 19 at 5111 Sanderlin. Purchase tickets online: www.memphisopen.com
On Sunday, February 25, head to Shelby Farms Park for the 12th Annual Tree Planting, the largest volunteer event for the Wolf River Conservancy. Hundreds of volunteers come out each year to help plant native trees in partnership with Shelby Farms Park Conservancy and the West Tennessee Chapter of the TN Urban Forestry Council. Volunteers
On Friday, February 17, get your beads on and join Meritan for a fun filled evening celebrating Mardi Gras! $10 suggested donation gets you a cool pint glass, koozie, a coupon for one of High Cotton’s on-tap brews, all the beads you could possibly wear, and even some authentic King Cake! From 6 p.m. to 9
Satisfy your cravings with three days of fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, beauty tips, health screenings, decorating ideas, personal growth opportunities and SHOPPING — all tailored especially for women. Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12 at The Agricenter. www.southernshows.com
The Red Shoe Gala will kick off with the Laurelwood Shopping Center-sponsored Cocktail Hour, complete with a fashion show, live music by Memphis Soul Revue, signature cocktails, and more. The fun continues with silent and live auctions, and a lavish sit-down, served dinner sponsored by Kroger and prepared by Paradox Catering and other fine Memphis chefs.
Memphis’ top interior designers offer a glimpse of their talent in a unique designer showcase benefitting the arts. Thirteen teams of designers create vignettes featuring an exciting variety of style and art, with proceeds going to ArtsMemphis to support over 60 arts organizations around town. The multi-day event includes a VIP Dinner on Thursday, April