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"Origami in the Garden"

Through March 24, 2019
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of 24 museum-quality outdoor sculptures depicting origami-inspired works crafted by artists Kevin Box, Te Jui Fu, Beth Johnson, Michael G. LaFosse, and Robert Lang. 636-4100


Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$25

From Bram Stoker's novel, Adapted by William McNulty. Professor Van Helsing and his brave comrades hunt to destroy Count Dracula. But the Count is exceedingly resourceful. 682-8323

An Evening with Shirley Raines & Curt Hart

Fri., Oct. 19, 6 p.m.
Novel 387 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis

Authors will present a selection of their favorite poems and photographs from their books and lead discussions and activities geared to children, parents, and educators. 901-922-5526

Bash at the Botanic

Fri., Oct. 19, 7-11 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$100

Includes entertainment, food and drinks, and a silent auction benefiting Creative Aging MidSouth. 636-4100

In Search of the Miraculous: A Dalian Method Workshop Series

Fri., Oct. 19, 7-8 p.m.
Art Body Soul Studio 1024 South Yates, Memphis East Memphis

Self-Discovery: The Journey to Your Heart with Alla Pavlov Alla Pavlov is committed to the path of self-exploration and self-realization. She coaches others in the Dalian Method to transform limiting beliefs to self-trust, self-empowerment, and freedom. Osho's Kundalini active meditation following the presentation. 901-207-4161

East Memphis Babalu’s Taco of the Month

Through Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Taco of the Month for October is the Lobster Taco, lobster salad dressed in lemon, celery, green onion, and a dash of Louisiana hot sauce. Layered with romaine and radishes in a flour tortilla. 901-410-8909

Babalu’s Seasonal Cocktail: the Notorious P.I.N.K. Margarita

Through Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Drink ‘Pink’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The P.I.N.K. Margarita will be $10, a frothy blend of blood orange juice, Babalu house sour mix and agave with Notorious Pink Rose’ wine and Cazadores Tequila. 901-410-8909


Through Oct. 27
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of oil paintings with a focus to the heavens by Matthew Hasty. Running concurrently at the gallery will be Carl E. Moore’s show “Going Day to Day.” 767-2200

"Going Day by Day"

Through Oct. 27
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of paintings by Carl E. Moore. 767-2200

“Falling to Pieces”

Through Oct. 31
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition showcasing four approaches to the art of collage by Phyllis Boger, Eileen Cashbaugh, Bonnie Orange, and Kathleen Stern. 636-4100

Second Baptist Church Pumpkins

Through Oct. 31
Second Baptist Church 4860 Walnut Grove, Memphis East Memphis

Proceeds benefit church student ministries and missions. (901) 682-3308

“Finding Center”

Through Oct. 31
Fratelli's 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of painted vessels by Alisa Free. 766-9900


Thursdays-Saturdays, 7 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Nov. 4

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In his horrific, poetic tragedy, Shakespeare reveals an evil not in our stars nor gods, but from the most frightening source: our own humanity. 901-759-0604

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

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

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.

Guided Meditations


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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

Gallery Artists

Village Frame & Art 540 S. Mendenhall, Memphis East Memphis

Exhibition of work by Charlie Ivey, Virginia Schoenster, Lou Ann Dattilo, and Matthew Hasty. (901) 767-8882

Sprock and Roll Party Bike Tours

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.

Call to Artists for UrbanArt Public Art

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

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



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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

Mosaics: Outreach Art Therapy Program for Seniors


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

Open Studio

Fridays, 4-5 p.m.

This summer the Dixon offers open studio time in the gardens! Bring your sketchbook and supplies, and the Dixon will provide an instructor to help advance your skills. Folding stools available. Walk-in program — Free with regular admission. Ages 15 and up. 761-5250

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.

Meditation and Dharma Talk

Fridays, 6 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m.
Quan Am Monastery 3500 S. Goodlett, Memphis East Memphis

Featuring chanting, silent "sitting meditation," and Dharma talk with Q&A or book discussion. (901) 679-4528

Lee Gardner

Fridays, 6:30-9 p.m.
East of Wangs 6069 Park, Memphis East Memphis


Downtown Food Tours

Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$55

Savor tastings at five popular eateries, interact with chefs and managers and sample a range of local flavors while learning about Memphis historic landmarks. Meeting location disclosed with ticket purchase.

Pumpkin Run 5K

Sat., Oct. 20, 7:30 a.m.
Marsh Building 1000 Ridgeway Loop, Memphis East Memphis

Buy Tickets$30

Boo Bash post-race party includes live entertainment, costume contests, children's activities, and food. Each child participant in the costume contest receives a free Le Bonheur Zoo Boo ticket.

Gun & Knife Show

Sat., Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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