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Youth Village Holiday Heroes

Through Dec. 6

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Make a brighter Christmas for the children at Youth Villages. Sign up to be a Holiday Hero and donate a gift to a child. For more information, visit website or email, 901-372-9457

Holiday Book Drive

Through Dec. 31
Barnes & Noble 4610 Merchants Park Circle #521, Collierville, Memphis Collierville

Barnes & Noble Collierville invites customers to give the gift of reading to children in need. 861-9517

Gifts of Green at the Garden

Through Dec. 29
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Seasonal pop-up shop featuring holiday, hostess, home décor, and membership gifts. 636-4100

Santa’s Wonderland

Through Dec. 24
Bass Pro Pyramid 1 Bass Pro, Memphis Downtown

Free photo with Santa and other holiday games and activities. 901-291-8200

Graceland Lighting Ceremony

Thu., Nov. 21, 6 p.m.
Graceland 3717 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

Illumination of the mansion’s holiday lights, music by Chase Bryant, and cast members of Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays join for the celebration. A premiere screening of the movie (ticketed) takes place after the ceremony. 332-3322

The Polar Express

Fri., Nov. 22, 6-9 p.m.
Shops of Saddle Creek Poplar and West Farmington Rd., Germantown Germantown

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Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and come dressed in your most festive pajamas. Get your golden ticket and sleigh bell for a train ride around Saddle Creek, and enjoy complimentary photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

The Clairvoyants Christmas

Fri., Nov. 22, 8 p.m.
Horseshoe Casino Tunica 1021 Casino Center, Tunica, MS, Robinsonville North Mississippi/Tunica

Buy from Ticketmaster$24-$62

The holiday-themed show features illusions performed by the World Champions of Mentalism. 800-357-5600

The Memphis Potters’ Guild Holiday Show & Sale

Fri., Nov. 22, 5-8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
St. Ann Catholic Church 6529 Stage, Memphis Bartlett

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Annual exhibition and sale featuring works by local artists, in porcelain, stoneware, and earthenware. 373-6011

Santa’s Landing

Sat., Nov. 23, 9 a.m.

Santa Claus is taking to the sky and flying in by helicopter to the front lawn of the museum. His arrival marks the beginning of the Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees, an annual fund-raiser for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. There will be kids’ activities and an art project for children to create a holiday craft. Metro Eats from the Pink Palace Museum will sell coffee, hot chocolate, and breakfast sandwiches. Plus, Le Bonheur will have donut holes for the kids. 636-2362

Brooks Museum Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sat., Nov. 23, 12-5 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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In coordination with the final Memphis College of Art Holiday Bazaar, market features artisan gift items from regional artists and designers. Shop while supporting the local arts community. 544-6209

Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees

Nov. 23-Dec. 31

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Teddy bears beckon, elves are busy at work and penguins play in the snow. Santa cheerfully greets guests at the end of the forest and poses for holiday photos. 636-2362

Memsgiving: A Feast with Friends

Sat., Nov. 23, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Carolina Watershed 141 E. Carolina, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$75 for BFF Brunch; $50 for GA Friend Feast

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A fund-raiser for the Jay Uiberall Foundation, with brunch,an afternoon feast, and games and entertainment. 203-3799

Lights Up at Carriage Crossing

Sat., Nov. 23, 2-5 p.m.
Carriage Crossing Houston Levee & Bill Morris Pkwy., Collierville Collierville

Santa is visiting Carriage Crossing for kid-friendly activities, hot cocoa, photos with the jolly ol' man himself, and more. 854-8240

Black Girls Wine Society Winesgiving

Sat., Nov. 23, 4-7 p.m.
Knifebird 2155 Central, Memphis Cooper-Young

Buy Tickets$30

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An afternoon of wine fun with Black Girls Wine Society. 748-5425

Holiday Trivia

Tue., Nov. 26, 1-4:30 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 4, 1-4:30 p.m.
Mid-South Ice House 10705 Ridgeway Industrial Rd., Olive Branch North Mississippi/Tunica

Skate with Santa, the Grinch, and Crush the Polar Bear, and put your knowledge to the test with holiday trivia. (901) 881-8544

Thanksgiving Trivia at Mid-South Ice House

Wed., Nov. 27, 1-4:15 p.m.
Mid-South Ice House 10705 Ridgeway Industrial Rd., Olive Branch North Mississippi/Tunica

Join Mid-South Ice House on the ice and put your holiday knowledge to the test with the holiday kickoff – Thanksgiving Trivia. (901) 881-8544

Yule Market: One Odd Christmas Market

Fri., Nov. 29, 12-5 p.m.
Midtown Crossing Grill 394 N. Watkins, Memphis Midtown

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Min Cream Market's holiday markey with artwork and crafts by local artisans, an ugly Christmas sweater rack, a quirky holiday photo booth, and free coffee and cocoa. 443-0502

Holiday Wonders at the Garden

Nov. 29-Dec. 30
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Seasonal community favorite featuring a 360-degree nightly LED light show incorporating old growth oak, sassafras and elm trees towering above the Live Garden area. 636-4100

Christmas at the Peabody

Nov. 29-25
The Peabody 149 Union, Memphis Downtown

From brunch on the Mezzanine to elegant dinners in Chez Philippe and Capriccio Grill, the South's Grand Hotel is the place to be during the holiday season. (901) 529-4000


Sundays, 12-5 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Mondays-Wednesdays, Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 24
Decadent Avenue 888 White Station, Memphis East Memphis

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Eleventh annual showcase of unique hand-crafted works by regional artists.

Compassion Market

Sun., Dec. 1, 12-3 p.m.

Trinity UMC and Binghampton United Methodist Mission join with Binghampton artists, craftspeople, and chefs to present "Compassion Market." (901) 274-4091

Holiday Tree of Remembrance Service

Sun., Dec. 1, 2-3 p.m.

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Christmas program to remember those who have died this year. The Memphis Children's Chorale will perform under the direction of Terri Theil and remarks will be delivered by Rev. Gerry Peak of Second Presbyterian church. 302-9980

Tree Lighting

Sun., Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m.
Overton Square 2101 Madison, Memphis Midtown

Presented with Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Holiday Open House

Tue., Dec. 3, 5-7 p.m.
Ley Dermatology Collierville 1125 Schilling Blvd. E., Collierville Collierville

Guests will enjoy: 25 percent off products and services, food and wine, and raffle prize giveaways, including Botox, injectables, CoolSculpting, and laser treatments. 901-624-3333

Interactive Nativity Scene

Fri., Dec. 6, 4-7 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 7, 3-7 p.m.
Epiphany Community Garden Corner of Bray Station and Wolf River Blvd., Collierville Collierville

The community is invited to come and be a part of the Nativity – costumes will be provided for everyone’s use, and participants are encouraged to bring cameras to take photos and post their pictures to social media using the hashtag #epiphanynativity. Also enjoy a bonfire and candy canes!

Choose901 Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Fri., Dec. 6, 4-8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown

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Shop new Memphis-themed short- and long-sleeved tees, mugs, and various outerwear plus a new line of Corkcicle® drinkware, new Nordic knit pom-pom beanie hats, and smaller items ideal for stocking stuffing.

Buckman Dance Conservatory’s Nutcracker: Land of Sweets

Fri., Dec. 6, 6 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 7, 2 p.m.

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The timeless tale of Clara and her beloved Nutcracker. 537-1483

Stumbling Santa Pub Crawl

Sat., Dec. 7, 7-11 p.m.
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium 130 Peabody Place, Memphis Downtown

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The largest pub crawl in Memphis returns. Join 3,000 Santa Clauses, reindeer, elves, and other Christmas characters to collect toys for Porter-Leath Preschool children while touring Downtown bars. Participants should bring a cash donation or a new, unwrapped toy that promotes early learning for children age 6 weeks to age 5. 523-8536

Teacher, Teacher Holiday Party

Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
WKNO Studio 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis Cordova

Join Teacher, Teacher and Clifford the Big Red Dog for WKNO Kid's party with cocoa, painting, and activities. 901-458-2521
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