Judith Dierkes “Fiber2Film- 2Fiber”: Now through Nov. 3, Playhouse on the Square, Café Lobby, 66 S. Cooper.
Terry Lynn: Exhibit opening Fri. Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m. at David Lusk Gallery, 97 Tillman St. Show will remain through Oct 26.
Senior Safari at the Memphis Zoo: Oct. 2, 9 a.m-2 p.m. Free admission and parking for ages 55+. Vendor information and entertainment.
“WinterArts” Preview Show: On exhibit Mon.-Fri., Oct. 2 - 29, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Artists’ reception Sun., Oct. 27, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. WKNO Gallery Ten Ninety- One WKNO Digital Media Center 7151 Cherry Farms Rd.
John Torina “Facing the Sun”: Opening Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m. at Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 So. Cooper St. 12 large landscape paintings celebrating the beauty of nature.
“Head over Heels”: Thur.-Sat. Oct. 4-Oct. 27, 8 p.m., 2 p.m. curtain on Sun. The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. Matinee performances for school groups are also available on select days during the week. For tickets, call the box office at 726-4656 or visit our website www.playhouseonthesquare.org. Group rates are also available. Follow on social media using #TheBeat901. Special ticket pricing for opening weekend $27. Pay-What-You=Can performance, Oct. 10.
Free Legal Advice- Midtown Legal Clinic: Sat. Oct. 5, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Ave. Sponsored by Memphis Area Legal Services and Idlewild Presbyterian Church. This is not an evangelical event. People of all faiths are welcome.
The Ave Maria Foundation and the Wings of Ave Maria Gala: Sun. Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Honoring Nancy & Tony Lanigan and Monsignor Peter Buchignani. T P C, Southwind. Gala dinner: $100/person or $1,000 for a table of 10. Register online at www.avemariahome.org. For more information, contact Lisa Bell, 405-3791.
Father Leonard Oglesby Memorial Golf Tournament: Mon. Oct. 7, 1 p.m. TPC Southwind. To benefit The Ave Maria Foundation. Register online at www.avemariahome.org. For more information, contact Lisa Bell at 405-3791.
Wolf River Conservancy Night at The Shell: Thur. Oct. 10, 7-9 p.m., The Levitt Shell at Overton Park, 1928 Poplar Ave.
Pink Palace Craft Fair: Oct. 11- 13. Fri.: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Audubon Park. Over 200 craftsmen, music, dancers and demonstrations. Adults $10, over age 60 $8, Children 5-12 $5. Free parking, no pets.
“Cats”: Oct. 11-Nov. 3 Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Ext. For tickets call 682-8323 or online at theatrememphis.org.
Fossil History of Mississippi: Sat. Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. $10 per person; $25 per family. Strawberry Plains and George Phillips (Paleontologist, MS Museum of Natural Science) explore the paleontological history of the state through a chronological examination of several of its more famous fossil discoveries. One and one-half hour indoor presentation covering the fossil record of our state to be followed by a caravan visit to nearby outcrops where these fossils can be seen up close. Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch and magnifying glasses or hand lens. Registration required at SPACinfo@audubon.org or 662-252-1155. 285 Plains Rd., Holly Springs.
Memphis Pops! Opening Weekend- MSO Salutes the Greatest Hits of Rock & Soul: Oct.12, 7:30 PM Featuring new assistant conductor Kalena Bovell. Cannon Center for the Performing Arts 255 N. Main St. Tickets start at $15 at memphissymphony.org
Full Hunter’s Moon Bonfire: Sun. Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m., On the Banks of the Wolf River at Rossville, Tenn. This event is free and open to the public, but prior registration is requested at wolfriver.org
Olive Branch Genealogy Club Meeting: Wed. Oct. 16, 12 to 2 p.m., at B. J. Chain Library, 6619 Hwy 305 N. (Cockrum Rd.). No dues and all in the Memphis metro area are welcome. Meetings are on 3rd Wednesdays except December. Call 662-895-4365 or find us on Facebook.
Repair Days: Oct. 17-20, National Ornamental Metal Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thur.-Sat., Sun. pick up 12-5 p.m. 100 metalsmiths from across the country. 374 Metal Museum Drive.
Sarah Perkins Exhibition and gallery talk: Sat. Oct. 19, 4 p.m. Exhibit Oct. 6-March 8. Ornamental Metal Museum. 374 Metal Museum Drive.
Agricenter Harvest Festival: Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. No RSVP needed. There will be pumpkin-painting, kid’s activities, arts and crafts, hayrides and educational stations. Entertainment will be provided by a bluegrass band and concessions are available. Agricenter Farmer’s Market (red barn)
AARP Cordova Chapter meeting: Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m. Speakers for the meeting will present Medicaid’s Five Year Look Back. Attorney Lauren Ludwikowski will cover Qualified Income Trust and Life Insurance in Later Years. Bert Ferguson Community Center, 8505 Trinity Rd.
Le Bonheur Zoo Boo: Oct. 18-20, 25-27, & 31. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Advance Tickets: $10/Members; $13/Nonmembers; children 23 months and under enter free. Go to memphiszoo.org/zooboo Day-Of Event Tickets: $12/Members; $15/Nonmembers; children 23 months and under enter free. Memphis Zoo, Overton Park.
Disney’s High School Musical Jr. October 18-27. Presented by the DeSoto Family Theatre at the Landers Center, Southaven, 662-280-6546 or go to https://www.dftonline.org/buy-tickets
Christmas Open House at the Woman’s Exchange: Sun., Oct. 20, 2-5 p.m. Get the holiday spirit while shopping for unique and fabulous Christmas items for decorating or giving. The Christmas shop will remain open Mon.-Sat. until Dec. 20.
Zimbabwe’s Nobuntu : Sun. Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Nobuntu is Zimbabwe’s celebrated all-female, a cappella quintet. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Ext. 537-1483 or email@example.com www.nobuntu-music.com $30 for adults, $25 for students
Artists’ Link: Oct. 21 Meeting: 6:30 p.m., speaker 7 p.m. with Niles Wallace discussing pottery. All programs are free and open to the public. They take place in Jason’s Deli’s meeting room. Jason’s Deli is in the mall on the SW side of Poplar and Highland.
The Long Road Home: Oct. 24 Registration 7:30 a.m., workshop from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Having the hard conversations about in-home care, housing and limitations on daily life ethics. CEU event at the Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar. $15 in advance, $20 at door. To register visit http://www.jccmemphis.org or call 767- 8511.
River Arts Festival: Oct. 26 & 27, Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Riverside Drive, downtown. $5 admission except Sat. after 5 p.m.
Memphis Orchid Society meeting: Oct 27, 2 p.m. meeting at Memphis Botanic Garden. Tom Harper of Stones River Orchids presents the program “Phaelenopsis Orchids.” He will have orchids available for purchase. Visitors welcome. memphisorchids.org
Superpower Pup Pageant: Oct. 27, the Pink Palace Museum. Registration deadline for the Pup Pageant is Oct. 6. Dogs of all ages are welcome to enter. The event celebrates the recent opening of the new Superpower Dogs 3D movie at the Pink Palace CTI Giant Screen Theater. Enter your dog at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4328154 . Tickets for the Pup Pageant can be purchased at the Pink Palace Museum box office and at 636-2362. The public is invited to enter their dog(s) in categories online including Best Lookin’ Au Naturale (no costume cuteness), Muttiest (most unidentifiable breed), Best Costume (individual dog or parent-and-pup combo costume, such as Batman and Robin), Look Alike (dog looks like the owner or a celebrity).
Carroll Cloar exhibit: Oct. 29- Nov. 30. Opening reception Fri. Nov. 1 6-8 p.m. David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman St..
“From Texas to Tennessee”: New Works by Susan Mahoney Crook Nov. 1, to Dec. 16, Opening Reception Friday, November 1, 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 School, 60 Perkins Ext. 537-1483 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.buckmanartscenter.com Free
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/
City of Germantown Senior Expo: Wed. Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Rd., Free to guests. For vendor space contact Michelle Forbert 751-7638 or Mforbert@Germantown-TN.gov
The Greenway Soirée: Sat. Nov. 9, 6-10 p.m. Opera Memphis, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. live music, dinner & drinks, and a live & silent auction to celebrate the Wonder of the Wolf. $100pp. Call 452-6500 or go to https://wolfriver.org/purchase-tickets
A Caregiver’s Journey-Back to Basics: Tue. Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. First Baptist Church- Broad, 2835 Broad Ave. Presenting sponsor: Aging Commission of the Mid-South and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services. Free on-site care provided by Senior Helpers. Contact Adina Samberg with questions, 372-4585 email@example.com
“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 November event to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15th.