"A Walk in the Parks" Nov. 1-30 at wkno.org. Works by Larry Hughes in art residencies at several National Parks and Monuments, and a few in Tennessee as well. This exhibition may be viewed online only. There are no works on display at the WKNO Studios. 

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"Window Rock North Rim" is one of Larry Hughs' works now at wkno.org

Greenway Soirée to benefit the Wolf River Conservancy: Nov. 1 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Virtual event in the spirit of soirée. Event includes new and exciting video showing significant updates on the progress made to the Wolf River Greenway in 2021. Four ways to give: Mobile Givi app, wolfriver.org/soiree click “Donate To Event” or call: (901) 452-6500 ext.103

Drive for Thrive benefit golf tournament: Nov. 4, Windyke Country Club. Lunch and registration 11 a.m., shotgun start noon. $150 per player. Register or donate at https://givebutter.com/PGbAYR

Kaki King: Guitar Movement Fri. Nov. 5, 8 p.m. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School 60 Perkins Ext. (901) 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org www.kakiking.com $40

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto: Sat. Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. & Sun. Nov. 7, 2:30 p.m., Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.

Memphis Japan Festival: Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Memphis Botanic Garden. Celebrate the history, culture, and people of Japan. A family-friendly, interactive experience of Japanese culture featuring food, entertainment, games, crafts and more. Free with Garden admission. For more information, visit memphisjapanfestival.org

English Tea: Tue., Nov. 9, 2:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Exchange of Memphis, 88 Racine Street. Enjoy a variety of delicious tea and tea treats in a cozy setting.  — $30 per person, Purchase tickets online by phone, 901-327-5681. While there, visit the newly opened Christmas Shop.

Alzheimer’s Association Virtual Caregiver Conference: Nov. 9-10. A Caregiver’s Journey from Education and Encouragement to Empowerment. Register at 1-800-272-3900 or contact Harlyn Harding at hahardin@alz.org or call 1-615-622-4176.

Free Caregivers Conference, “A Caregiver’s Journey”: Wed. Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., presented by Alzheimer’s Day Services, (ADS) at Bartlett Station Municipal Center Banquet Hall, 5968 Stage Rd. Vendor fair. Free on site care for loved ones sponsored by Right at Home. Lunch provided by Vista Points Special Needs Trust. Registration required by Oct. 25 by calling Adina Samberg at 372-4585 or asamberg@adsmemphis.org.

Ada and the Engine: on the Tabor Stage Nov. 11-21. Tennessee Shakespeare Co. Producing Artistic Director Dan McCleary directs this highly theatrical piece that features the Victorian Age birth of the modern computer by Ada Lovelace, who combines the mathematical ingenuity of Charles Babbage with the musical poetry of her father – Lord Byron.

Little Shop of Horrors: Nov. 11 – Dec. 22, Playhouse on the Square, 66 South Cooper St. For ticket information, visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org or call (901) 726-4656.

Crystal Awards & Cocktail Reception: Fri., Nov. 12, 5 -7:30 p.m. Celebrating amazing people and their important work in our community. Tickets for Conference + Crystal Awards $99. Crystal Awards Only $50. Table for 8 at Crystal Awards $400. Collage Dance Collective. 505 Tillman St.

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Nov 13, 9 a.m. Tiger Lane. Register now at https://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=14782&pg=entry

Explore-MoSH Film Festival: Nov. 13 & 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in the MoSH Giant Screen Theater at the Pink Palace, 3050 Central. Screenings will be accompanied by a speaker with knowledge about the subject of the film. The festival will include explorations of Earth, the Apollo Space Missions, the seas of the South Pacific, Africa’s animal kingdom, butterflies and the dinosaurs and reptiles that used to swim in the Mid-South waters For movies and times got to moshmemphis.com/event/explore-mosh-filmfestival/

The Toymaker’s Apprentice: Nov. 19-Dec. 22, Thur.-Sat. 7 p.m. Sat. and Sun. 2 p.m. Circuit Playhouse. For ticket information, visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org or call the Box Office at (901) 726-4656.

Mid-South artists Gallery: Grand Opening Nov. 20. 4-6 p.m. Major art giveaway, door gifts, catered, free to public. 7157 Summer at Bartlett Nursery.

Iris at GPAC: Gen-Z Cellist Zlatomir Fung Sat. Nov. 20 with Michael Stern conducting. Featuring Tchaikovsky and Mozart, highlighting the talent of Fung, currently studying at The Juilliard School.

Iris at the Brooks: Sun. Nov. 21, 3 p.m. Brings Fung to a smaller, chamber setting with violinist Miho Saegusa and violist Katie Kadarauch to play works by Perkinson and Dohnanyi.

To All a Goodnight- A Holiday Cabaret: Nov. 26 - Dec. 22. Deck the halls with Playhouse on the Square and Memphis Black Arts Alliance, as they honor the songs and talents of Black artists and their contributions to the holiday songbook. For ticket information, visit www.playhouseonthesquare.org or call the box office at (901) 726-4656. Performances will run Thur. and Fri. nights at 10 p.m. Sat. and Sun. evening performance will begin at 7 p.m.

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Holiday Wonders at the Memphis Botanic Garden on Dec. 10, 2020 © Karen Pulfer Focht

Holiday Wonders at the Garden: 5-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 26-28, Dec.2-5, and 9-23. This outdoor holiday experience is a delight for all ages. Bask in the glow of the City of Memphis Christmas Tree in the Under the Stars Outdoor Lounge, twirl beneath falling snow and explore the majesty of Playhouse Lane after dark in Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard, and visit Santa’s sleigh. Scott Moore & the Memphis Symphony Big Band will perform on December 5 and John Angotti will bring the holiday spirit on December 19. $8 Members | $10 Non-Members | $12 Same Day Tickets. Season of Song Concerts are $20 per person and include Holiday Wonders at the Garden admission. Learn more at memphisbotanicgarden.com/wonders

“Cirque Dreams Holidaze”: Dec. 1 7:30 p.m., $29, the Orpheum Theatre, 203 Main Street. The nation’s premier family holiday extravaganza. A Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistry in a family friendly event. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. com. Groups of 10 or more may reserve tickets by contacting Paige Perkins at (901) 529-4226 or perkins@orpheum-memphis.com For more information, visit www.cirquedreams.com.

Nutcracker-Land of Sweets: Fri., Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Sat. Dec. 4, 2 p.m. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School l60 Perkins Ext. www.buckmanartscenter.com $25 for adults, $20 for students.

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

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