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Mid-South Maze

Wednesdays-Fridays, 4-10 p.m., Saturdays, 12-10 p.m. and Sundays, 12-8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 3


This year, the seasonal corn maze pays tribute to Memphis' soccer stars with a 901 FC-shaped layout. The maze is haunted on Fridays and Saturdays — and on Halloween night.

Cocktails, Canapes, and Cats

Thu., Oct. 17, 6 p.m.
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


This event supports Creative Aging’s mission of enriching seniors’ lives through the arts. The evening includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical. 682-8323

Booksigning by G. Wayne Dowdy

Thu., Oct. 17, 6 p.m.
Novel 387 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Author discusses and signs his new book, Lost Restaurants of Memphis. 901-922-5526

Third Thursday Beverage Club

Third Thursday of every month, 5-7 p.m.
The Grove Grill 4550 Poplar, Memphis East Memphis


Four beverages paired with a selection of tapas. Other benefits include 50 percent off a bottle of wine in the dining room and one free Happy Hour snack when you purchase a drink at the bar. 901-818-9951

The Dixon Book Club

Third Thursday of every month, 6-7:30 p.m.


Interactive discussion on great reads. For more information, email 761-5250

Sunset Yoga

Third Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m.


Join Peggy Reisser for an hour-long Vinyasa flow class. All levels welcome. If you have blocks, straps, or blankets, please bring them. 761-5250

"Still Bloom"

Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of work by Niles Wallace. 767-2200

"Terry DeWitt: A Retrospective"

Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 30
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of work by DeWitt, a retired architect and architectural illustrator and watercolor artist. 636-4100

Bite-Sized Tours

Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.


Order lunch from Park & Cherry, and then Dixon staff members and docents will lead a quick tour of their favorite works of art or plants in the garden. Your lunch will be waiting for you after tour. 761-5250

"New Works by Todd Berry and Jan Shivley"

Through Oct. 28


Exhibition featuring paintings by Todd Berry and whimsical jewelry by Jan Shivley. 537-1483

"Hughes Art Show"

Through Oct. 30
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of works by Dr. Allen Hughes, Anne Hughes Sayle, Jane Hughes Coble, Jane’s daughter Anne Trainer, their cousin Nancy Hughes Coe, and her daughter Elizabeth Wade. 636-4100

Cats

Through Nov. 3
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Musical is based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. An urban alley comes alive after dark, with cats of all types, shapes and sizes. They are gathering for the Jellicle Ball, during which one cat will be allotted an extra precious life. 682-8323

"Laurel Sucsy: Finding the Edge"

Through Jan. 5, 2020


Exhibition of work by Sucsy, a Memphis-based artist. Inspired by nature and the objects she encounters in her daily life, she explores abstraction in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, and photography. 761-5250

Pruning Club

Every other Thursday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Work with horticulture staff, aesthetically pruning trees and shrubs featuring occasional speakers and demonstrations from MBG staff and local professionals regarding pruning. 636-4100

Self-Healing Techniques - Mornings

Thursdays, 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Art Body Soul Studio 1024 South Yates, Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$70 for the series


This four-class series is for individuals who want to enhance wellness in themselves and learn new techniques to support their health or facilitate their healing process. (901) 207-4161

SmART Kids

Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.


Children ages 4 to 5 are introduced to the Dixon through exciting art and horticulture activities enjoying science, art, literature, horticulture, and more. Snack included. Reservations required. 761-5250

Twilight Thursdays

Thursdays
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Extended hours staying open til sunset. Each week will have a different highlight from plants to pets. 636-4100

Larry Cunningham

Thursdays-Saturdays
Folk's Folly Prime Steak House 551 S. Mendenhall, Memphis East Memphis


762-8200

Mosaics: Outreach Art Therapy Program for Seniors

Ongoing


Designed for care organizations serving seniors with dementia and early stages of Alzheimer’s. Participants will join in an interactive dialogue about specific art pieces in the Dixon's collection, followed by a therapeutic art activity. Pre-registration is required. To arrange an opportunity for your care organization to experience Mosaics, email 761-5250

"Bicentennial Blues Bed"

Ongoing
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


New, year-long planting celebrating the Bluff City's bicentennial, located just outside of the Four Seasons Garden. 636-4100

Call to Artists for UrbanArt Public Art

Ongoing
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Artist opportunities for murals, sculptures, and more. See website for registration and more information.

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Ongoing
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Guided from any smart phone, teams see the sights while solving clues, completing challenges, and learning local history. Available 365 days, Sunrise to Sunset. Use promo MEMPHISFLYER for special discount. 805-603-5620

Guided Meditations

Ongoing

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Includes a sitting meditation and a walking meditation designed to increase balance and stability. Visit link to download guided meditations to your mobile device. 761-5250

"Colorcopia"

Ongoing

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Outreach program designed by communities, libraries, and other organizations to encourage creative thinking, self expression, and socialization for seniors. Materials included. For registration and class information visit website. 761-5250

Call to Artists for "Secret Artwork in the Medicine Cabinet"

Ongoing
Circuitous Succession Gallery 1789 Kirby Parkway, Memphis East Memphis


Seeking artwork for exhibitions held the last Friday of every month.

Memphis Public Library's Events

Ongoing
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis


For more information on classes, learning opportunities, meetings, and special workshops for children and adults, visit website.

Sprock and Roll Party Bike Tours

Ongoing
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Drink and bike during dinner, lunch, and art tours in Midtown and Downtown Memphis. See website for tour schedules.

Happy Hour

Mondays-Fridays, 4-10 p.m.
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis


Enjoy 75 cents off all drinks 4-7 p.m. and 2-for-1 wells and select drafts 4-10 p.m. See website for a location near you.

Yoga at the Garden

Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Connect breath with movement through an all-levels vinyasa flow to increase strength and flexibility, while calming and focusing the mind. 636-4100

"Unfolding: The Next Chapter in Memphis"

Ongoing, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
ArtsMemphis 575 S. Mendenhall, Memphis East Memphis

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Exhibition of visual art by local Memphis artists, curated by Kenneth Wayne Alexander. 901-578-2787
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