The Memphis Tigers got their bowl bid yesterday. They will play in the Hawai’i Bowl on Christmas Eve. Memphis’ opponent has not been announced yet, but will be from the Mountain West Conference. Nevada and Wyoming are possibilities.
For those of you who are fans of the New Wing Order food truck, you’ll have a rare opportunity to catch it Downtown this week. The truck will be at Soul & Spirits, the new brewery at the far north end of North Main, Thursday from 4:30 to 7:30.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze comes to the Orpheum tomorrow night. It combines Broadway, circus artistry, and the holiday season. Tickets are $29-$99.50.
The Center for Southern Folklore wants everyone to know they are still open – they just no longer have a storefront opening directly on Main. They’re in the main lobby of Pembroke Square, behind the Belz Museum.
The Blind Bear turns 10 years old on Thursday, December 23, and they’re throwing a party. Charles will host blackjack where you can win “bear bucks” which can then be used at an auction to purchase prizes. Albert King Jr.’s Final Touch Band will play 8 to midnight. Jamie Harmon will be taking photos and “mug shots,” and the Amurica photo booth will be on the patio. Got plans to go out of town for Christmas? Better move your departure date to the 24th, because you won’t want to miss this.
Ghislane Maxwell’s trial started yesterday. She’s allegedly the one who recruited underage girls for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein and his buddies which could include two presidents and a prince.
Catherine & Mary’s is hiring a bartender.
Got to get out of here, so that’s it for now, back tomorrow.