Holiday fun Dec. 6 in Cooper-Young
Celebrate the holidays at Cooper-Young Night Out from 5-9 pm. Dec. 6, when neighborhood businesses stay open late and offer discounts on dining, drinks, retail, antiques and art. Local businesses will be displaying their holiday decorations for a contest hosted by the CYBA. Mary Schmitz, vice president of business development with the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau will judge the contest. Judging will be at 5:30 p.m. with prize presentation afterward.
At the gazebo, the Peabody School Choir under the direction of Jerry Sanders will sing Christmas carols from 5-5:30 p.m. and Santa will be strolling about listening to holiday wishes and handing out candy. The CY Parents Network will be hosting refreshments for this evening. Be sure to stop by for some wonderful holiday cookies and cheer.
Allie Cat Arts is hosting a Holiday Art Show and Sale with gifts created by more than 50 local artists.
Join the owners of Tsunami for an opening reception for the students in the Papermaking Department of Memphis College of Art. Chef Ben Smith’s father, local artist Dolph Smith, founded the program years ago and named the paper studio “The Flying Vat”. He has recently returned to teach this course along with former MCA alumni artists Billy Riley and Colleen Couch-Smith. The students are responsible for the setup and all aspects of the show. which is from 6-8 p.m.
It’s a Holiday Pop-Up Retail Shop at Midtown Acupuncture from Dec. 6-13 including items from many different artists and retailers like art, jewelry, pottery, antique watches, skincare and perfumes.
Purchase dinner at Imagine Vegan and enjoy free wine and discounts on beer this evening.
Me & Mrs. Jones is hosting a Holiday Sip and Shop from 5-8 pm.
Toad Hall Antiques is having a Holiday Open House where you can buy gifts, decorations, find inspiration as well as enjoy the Toad’s libations.
Charm Boutique is celebrating the owner’s birthday with 37 percent off, as well as warm egg nog to those shopping.
Get in on live music at Celtic Crossing at 6 p.m. as well as discounts on food and drinks. Café Ole has happy hour discounts from 5-7 pm and a DJ starting at 9 p.m. Young Avenue Deli and Soulfish Café have buy one adult entrée get a child’s entrée free specials. The Beauty Shop has discounts on drinks at the bar.
Java Cabana has open mic night as well as discounts on coffee specialty drinks. The Polish Bottle is asking everyone to bring an infant or toddler toy and your manicure is free with the purchase of a pedicure. All toys will be donated to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital.
By Tamara Cook/Cooper Young Business Association