The Germantown Senior Commission has decided to cancel this year’s Germantown Senior Expo, originally scheduled for Thur., Nov. 5, because of the ongoing COVID-19 concerns and resulting public safety regulations that are impossible to ensure with the large crowds of visitors that the Expo routinely draws. While this year’s Expo will not be going on as planned, the commission wishes to announce that the Germantown Senior Expo will return on Nov. 4, 2021.
November is National Family Caregivers Month: Since 2000, this presidential designation honors everyday heroes who sacrifice to help their loved ones. Show a caregiver you care. For help and tips for caregivers, go to https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/home-care/info-2019/nationalfamily-caregivers-month.html
Oxford Film Festival Drive In Movies: Weekends in Nov. for more info visit https://oxfordac.eventive.org/welcome
Wading Birds of the Southern United States: Online in November. Gallery Ten Ninety-One presents a virtual exhibition of photographs by Joseph A. Sullivan, M.D. and featured in his book “Talkin’ ‘Bout Birds.” The Memphis Camera Club selected him as Photographer of the Year for 2008 and he received their Carl Nilson Lifetime Service Award in 2012. There are no works on display at the WKNO Studios, but the full collection may be viewed online at wkno.org.
Silver Bells: Meritan is collecting gifts and monetary donations to bring holiday cheer to more than 300 frail and homebound seniors, including those in Adult Protective Services. All gifts must be returned by Dec. 11 at 345 Adams Ave, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. No time to shop? Monetary donations will be used to buy gifts and services that can be used year-round. Donate online at www.Meritan.org.
Election Day Nov. 3: Polls in Tennessee and Mississippi open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. CST. To find your polling place in Tenn. go to https://tnmap.tn.gov/voterlookup/, In Miss. go to https://www.sos.ms.gov/PollingPlace
Basic Clay Skills - create a wind chime to take home: Thur. Nov. 5, 12 & 19, 1-3 p.m., Linda Kerley Senior Center, 176 College Street, with the main entrance facing Poplar Ave. in Collierville. Instructor: Debbie Lovett. Limited to 8 participants; free course/supplies provided
A Literary Bit of Indie Authors: Nov. 6-7. Virtual and in person events – more information may be found at www.oxfordarts.com
Daffodil Bulb Sale: Sat. Nov. 7. List and prices of bulbs, instructions, and order forms are on the Dixon website (www.dixon.org) under Event Calendar and www.memphishorticulture.org under Events. Fifty-nine different cultivars from which to choose. Curbside pick-up of orders by appointment at Dixon on Sat., Nov. 7. See instructions for details. Questions? Contact Molly Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 829-2598.
Miss Teen USA Sat. Nov. 7, 8-10 p.m. CST, Miss USA Mon. Nov. 9, 7-9 p.m. CST. Competitions will take place at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. For full package descriptions, and to purchase packages or individual tickets, visit www.graceland.com/missusa.
Sing2Me opera performance: Nov 10, 12 p.m., Health Sciences Park (Madison Ave & S Dunlap St. Nov 11: Raindate option if Nov 10 rains out. Opera Memphis.
A Caregivers Journey: Tue. Nov. 10, 10 a.m.- 12 noon. Free webinar for caregivers featuring internationally renowed leader in dementia care, Teepa Snow. To register go to https://www.adsmemphis.org/ads-freecaregivers-conference or email email@example.com
Walk to end Alzheimer’s: Sat. Nov. 14. This year’s walk is virtual. Take your first step at alz.org/walk
North Mississippi Allstars: Sat. Nov. 14. 2 shows, 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. The Grove at GPAC. You must purchase a full ticket pod. Two-person pods are at café tables and four-person pods are 12′ circles on the lawn. If on the lawn bring seating. You may remove your mask only while seated in your pod. Prices and ticket purchase, plus regulations, contact the box office 751-7500 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nature by Firelight at Lichterman Nature Center: Sat. Nov. 14, 4:30-7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Tickets include night hike, nocturnal animal encounters, s’mores kits, hot chocolate, wine for adults (two beverages), and bottled water. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4800910 Maximum of 100 guests
Art & Wellness (Free Zoom Course): Nov. 16, 10-11:30 a.m., Limited to 12 participants. Contact Linda Kerley Senior Center to register and link for Zoom presentation will be sent to you. 457-2202.
The Virtual Greenway Soirée and online auction: Sat., Nov. 17, 6-7 p.m., Streaming live benefit for the Wolf River Conservancy. Entertainment from local artists, a silent auction, food and drink packages — and fun Reserve Tickets now at https://secure.qgiv.com/event/soiree2020/register
One Journey, Many Paths-Tennessee virtual caregiver conference: Nov. 17 – 19. Presented by The Alzheimer’s Association. Sessions are at 10 a.m. , 1 p.m. CT, and 5 p.m. CT each day. RSVP at https://bit.ly/2GKCeqO , call 1-800-272-3900or email Harlyn Hardin at email@example.com.
Holiday Wonders at the Memphis Botanic Garden: Nov. 27-Dec. 27 opening at 5 p.m. Featuring Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard, Under the Stars Outdoor Lounge and the City of Memphis Christmas Tree. Tickets are on sale now and pre-purchase is encouraged to help keep guests spread out. Go to memphisbotanicgarden.com. Capacity limits will be enforced.
A Night at the Drive-In: Tue. Nov. 17. Gates open at 6 p.m., movie at 7 p.m. showing of “Devil at the Crossroads”, a previously recorded video of an MSO concert at Malco Summer Drive-In, 5310 Summer Ave. 1 passenger $30, 2-3 passengers $50, 4 + passengers $100. All proceeds benefit the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. For tickets and more information, please visit MemphisSymphony.org
Meritan Maskquerade Ball: Sat. Nov. 21 21, 2020 6-6:45 p.m. via Zoom. Support Meritan and enjoy a night of laughter, an online auction and more. Prior to this virtual event in the comfort of your own home, you will receive a “Meritan Take Home Event Package” including cocktails and food kit. Headline performer comedian Happi Johnson. Proceeds from this event will support Meritan’s services in the Mid-South. For tickets and package pickup info, go to https://meritan.org/events/maskqueradeball-2020
Maysey Craddock-“Woebetide”: Nov. 24-Dec. 23, David Lusk Gallery. Guache landscape paintings. 97 Tillman St., Tue.-F 10-5:30, Sat. 11-4.
Oxford Square Alliance: Fri. Nov. 27 – Downtown Oxford, events throughout the day with a visit from Santa and annual tree lighting at 6 p.m.
Lafayette County Rodeo: Nov. 27, 7-9 p.m. Lafayette County Multipurpose Arena, Oxford.
Toy Truck benefitting Porter Leath: Dec. 2-5 at the Poplar Collection, 4615 Poplar. Drop off new, unwrapped toys between 8 a.m.-6 p.m. W-F, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Dec. 11-12 at WMC-TV, 1960 Union Ave., 8 a.m-6 p.m. Fri, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Want more information on how you can help? or to involve a group go to https://www.porterleath.org/toy-truckhome