Friday update

Memphis 901 FC has announced its preseason home schedule, the biggest game of which is an exhibition game against the Memphis Tigers men’s soccer team on Saturday, February 29 at 6 PM at AutoZone Park. Those with full or partial season tickets will have this match added to their account for free, with tickets accessible in their My Tickets account starting February 20. The team store will be open during this match and discounted concessions will be available.

Dr. Miriam DeCosta-Willis’ exhibit Notable Black Memphians opens at the Woodruff-Fontaine House tonight 5-8 PM. Based on 10 years of research, Notable Black Memphians is the biography of 200 Memphians born between 1795 and 1972. If you can’t make it tonight, Dr. DeCosta-Willis’ work will be on display at the museum through March 15.

The CA’s Jennifer Chandler has a look at the new Dinstuhl’s chocolate shop at 147 S. Main, between Lenny’s and the Majestic Grille.

Some lawmakers want to pass a resolution requiring the Memphis Tigers and Tennessee Vols football and basketball teams to play each other at least once during the regular season.

Crappie Madness returns to Bass Pro at the Pyramid today through Sunday. Ronnie Capps and Steve Coleman will give fishing seminars today at 7 PM, tomorrow at 11 AM and 2 PM, and Sunday at 2 PM. There will be free fried fish samples tomorrow from 1 to 4. Enter Bass Pro’s Fishing Madness Sweepstakes for the chance to win a 2020 Tracker Panfish 16, including a Mercury 40HP 4-Stroke and custom trailer.

WMC Action News 5 has a good story on the Bartosch brothers, founders of Wiseacre Brewing Co. If you’re looking for a reason to get out to the brewery on Broad, next Thursday they will have a Xanadu Hazy IPA release and a paper airplane battle. There will be awards for both performance and aesthetics.

The Cadre Building will host A Night at the Pawscars tonight at 7 PM. Tickets are $20 (dogs), $45 (humans), and $75 (VIP). Your ticket gets you The event benefits Alive! Rescue Memphis and there will be a vegetarian buffet, a silent auction, booze, and live entertainment. Note: The flyer for this event lists the Cadre’s address at 409 Monroe. That is incorrect. The Cadre is at the southeast corner of Second and Monroe, at 149 Monroe.

AutoZone has started construction work to add more office space, expanding across Front Street from the building that serves as their headquarters store support center.

The Memphis Chamber has two positions open: Senior Vice President, Economic Development and Membership Account Executive.

South Main Sounds is back with another Songwriter Night tonight at 550 S. Main. Performers include Jeremy Stanfill, Stephen Michael, Kyle Bailey, Mersaidee Soules, and Luke Fisher.

That’s it for this post. Back tomorrow with more.