“From Texas to Tennessee”: New Works by Susan Mahoney Crook, Nov. 1 to Dec. 16, Opening Reception Friday, Nov., 5 to 7 p.m.. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the Levy Gallery at Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext. 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org www.buckmanartscenter.com Free

Quilt Show: Nov. 1, 2 & 3, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Davis Manor Plantation, 9336 Davis Plantation Rd.

Lindenwood concert season kicks off honoring the Feast of All Saints: Nov. 3, 4 p.m. The Chancel Choir, soloists, pianist Charles Stanley and organist -conductor Chris Nemec, perform instrumental and choral music, including readings, hymns and more. Free, non-ticketed. Lindenwood Christian Church, 2400 Union Ave. at E. Pkwy, 458-1652 cnemec@Lindenwoodcc.org

Memphis and Shelby County Livable Communities Summit: learn about an AARP age friendly initiative that will transform Memphis and Shelby County into livable communities. Affordable housing, transportation options, social inclusion opportunities and more will be discussed. This is a free event, but registration is required. Register by calling 877-926-8300 or online: https://aarp.cvent.com/AARPTnMemphisSummitLC

Caregiver’s Rest Conference: Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saint Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Longinotti Auditorium. FREE but you must register at caregiversrespite.com/events/caregiversrestconference/registration/

Germantown Senior Expo: Thursday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Rd. Free admission, parking, refreshments and entertainment. Health screenings, informational booths, demonstrations.

Storytelling and Music Festival at Balmoral Presbyterian Church: Nov. 8-10. Fri. and Sat. 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. 6413 Quince Rd., Memphis. Acclaimed storyteller Donald Davis. Free and open to the public.

“Ruthless!” The Musical: Nov. 8–23, times vary. On the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis. $5 discount on full-price adult tickets for military personnel and seniors 62 and older. Call the box office at 682.8323. 630 Perkins Extd.

Mid-South Jewelry and Accessories Fair presented by the Helen Brett Show: at the Agricenter. Fri. Nov. 8-9 (buyers and guests only). Open to the public Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. Nov. 10 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $15 admission.

Zonta Club of Memphis celebration luncheon: Friday. Nov. 8, 11:30-1 p.m., 2509 Harvard Ave. Recognizing public and unsung heroes and celebrating 100 years of empowering women worldwide. Tickets at https://zontamemphis00.bpt.me/

Artist Market at the Metal Museum: Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Food, beverages, music.

River Garden first birthday celebration: Nov. 9 Activities, bike and Kayak rentals free and open to all. Yoga starts at 3:30 Latin dance lessons at 5:30 and at 7 p.m. a light show on the bridge. River Garden is located between Court and Jefferson on Riverside Drive. You can also learn to build your own fire pit.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Nov. 9, beginning 9 a.m. Tiger Lane off East Parkway in Memphis. Opening ceremonies 10 a.m., walk 10:30 a.m. Register at https://act.alz.org Registration is free to raise awareness. Money raised can make you a champion.

Memphis Symphony presents Beethoven’s No. 4 and Mozart’s No. 21: Sat. Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Harris Concert Hall, Rudi E Scheidt School of Music | University of Memphis, 3775 Central Ave., and Sun., Nov. 10, 2:30 p.m. Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Rd.

Harbor Town Dog Show “The Big Bark Theory: Harbor Town Dogs Go To Comic Con”: Sun. Nov. 10, noon. Harbor Town’s Nursery Park, 786 Harbor Crest Lane. Featuring a half time show, vendors, games, VIP tent, and DJ is back. ‘Who Let the Dogs Out?’ Harbor Town Dog Day benefits the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County. Entries closed Oct. 19 but spectators and pets are welcome.

Caregiver Conference presented by Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services: Tue. Nov. 12. New venue, First Baptist Church-Broad. Judge Kathryn Gomes, will speak about legal issues and Dr. Lora McGill, from CNS Healthcare present on Dementia Updates. For more information call ADS 372-4585 or e-mail asamberg@adsmemphis.org

Tea & Tour for Seniors: Thur., Nov. 14 | 2 - 4 p.m. Take a tour of Photography in Memphis, and afterward, enjoy tea and treats in the Terrace Room. Sponsored by the Memphis Brooks Museum League. $3 per person. Free for Brooks Membership. Call 544 6215 to make your reservation today.

Playhouse on the Square 50th Anniversary Celebration: Nov. 15-17. Three days of events for all ages. For event lists and pricing go to playhouseonthesquare.org To purchase tickets call Courtney Oliver at 725-0776 or Courtney@playhouseonesquare.org

Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Series season opener - “The Matzo Ball Diaries” : Sat. Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Starring the Jewish Women’s Theater Group out of Los Angeles. Audiences will laugh, cry, and discover the power of food. at the MJCC on Sat. Nov. 16 at 8 pm. At the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $15 for MJCC members and $20 for non-members.

Peter Pan: Fri-Sun., Nov. 18-Dec. 29, Playhouse on the Square, 66 South Cooper St. For tickets, call the box office at 726-4656 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org

Ave Maria’s Wine Tasting and Art Show: Nov. 18, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Ave Maria Home, 28105 Charles Bryan Rd. Heavy hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants and wine from Empire Distributors. Sweepstakes drawing for tickets call 405-3791 or go to www.avemaria.org

Celebrating Empowered Women Luncheon: Wed. Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m., in the Belz Social Hall at the MJCC, 6560 Poplar Ave. The keynote speaker is Ruth Messinger, Global Ambassador and former p resident of the American Jewish World Service. Messinger will be in conversation with Rachel Shankman, former Executive Director of Facing History and Ourselves in Memphis. For tickets call 761-0810 or go to www.jccmemphis.org/literary

Olive Branch Genealogy Club meeting: Wed. Nov. 20, 12 to 2 p.m., at B. J. Chain Library, 6619 Hwy 305 N. (Cockrum Rd.). Round Table Discussion - bring your questions and ideas. No dues and all in the Memphis metro area are welcome. No meeting in Dec. Call 662-895-4365 or Facebook

It’s a Birthday Party: Nov. 21, 11:30 a.m. The AARP Cordova Chapter will celebrate members’ upcoming birthdays . Mia Henley from Creative Aging will introduce the upcoming year’s program. The Bert Ferguson Community Center located at 8505 Trinity Rd. The meeting date is November 21

Covington Senior EXPO and Health Fair: Thur. Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Presented by The Best Times, The Leader, and title sponsor Bradley Law Firm. At First United Methodist Church, 145 Church Street, Covington. Exhibitors, resources, giveaways and door prizes, flu shots and valuable Information. Free admission.

IRIS Orchestra Fellows, Opera Memphis & Handorf Company Artists: Sat. Nov. 23, Dixon Gallery & Gardens. Tickets $25 for tickets go to https://operamemphis.secure.force.com/ticket or call 202.4533.

A Season of Song with Kevin and Bethany Paige and Regan Strange: Nov. 29, Memphis Botanic Garden. Gates open 3:30 pm. Concert starts 4:30 pm. Family friendly. Tickets $20 general admission, $25 for admittance into the Gossett Motor Cars Pit (standing only). Children under two free. www.MemphisBotanicGarden.com/ Season Note: Rain date is Sat. Nov. 30, 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Wonders at the Garden opening night: Nov. 29-Dec 30, (select nights) ,5:30– 8:30 pm. Features four distinct areas catering to different interests: Snowy Nights, Trees Alight, City of Memphis Christmas Tree, and Under the Stars Outdoor Lounge. For more information and tickets, visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/wonders.

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Holiday Wonders at the Garden at the Memphis Botanic Garden, Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by © Karen Pulfer Focht/ Memphis Botanic Garden)

WinterArts Holiday Artists’ Market: Daily from Sat. Nov. 30-Christmas Eve at 10 a.m. A showcase of unique hand-crafted works by our region’s finest artists, including crafted glass, metal, wood, fiber, & clay; plus, jewelry and more. 888 White Station Rd, (next door to Bed Bath & Beyond in the site that recently housed Les Passes’ Stock Exchange). WinterArts is staged by ArtWorks Foundation and is a 501{c}3 non-profit.

Giving Tuesday: Dec. 3: Give time or money or lend your voice to a favorite cause. For more information go to https://www.givingtuesday.org or #GiveMemphis

“How To Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids”: Dec. 5, 7 p.m. A night of laughs and some practical tips for parenting with Carla Naumburg’s event, titled after her book A Guide To Becoming A Calmer, Happier Parent.” Tickets for this event are $15 for MJCC members and $20 for non-members. For tickets call 761-0810 or go to www.jccmemphis.org/literary. This is a 21+ event as alcohol will be served.

“Hello Dolly!”: Dec. 17-22 at the Orpheum. Tickets are on sale now. Box office: 901.525.3000, Group sales 901.529.4226, WEB www.orpheum-memphis.com

Send your December event to sgreene@thebesttimes.com by November 15th.

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