Kids welcome to November Night Out
This month, the kids are welcome for a special Children’s Night Out as Cooper-Young’s antique, specialty and retail shops, as well as 18 award-winning restaurants and bars, stay open late, Nov. 7 from 5-9 p.m., to offer discounts on everything from sock monkeys to sweet potato fries.
Family-friendly children’s band The Friendzies will be rocking the gazebo at 6 p.m. Formed in 2010 by Memphis musicians Sean Richardson and Mark Siebert. Along with Mark and Sean, The Friendzies include singer Mike Nabers and bassist Derek Daily. With songs like “Monkey Jump” and “Under my Bed,” the Friendzies guarantee an exciting evening for the children.
A reception for the winners and participants of this year’s Young Artist Contest in Cooper-Young will be celebrated at Peabody Elementary School. Come and browse art submitted by 1st– through 12th– grade students from the Memphis area that will be on display in the school’s cafeteria. Reception is from 6 to 7 p.m. Enjoy free refreshments while you take in some great art. This year’s theme is “Cooper Young – A Top Ten Neighborhood in America”.
Stop by Soul fish Café and Young Avenue Deli to get a free child’s entrée with every adult entrée purchased. Java Cabana has open mic night and desserts at Imagine Vegan are buy one, get one half off.
Me & Mrs. Jones will feature a pop-up art shop from 5-8 p.m. with local artists Kristen Archer and Arnie Ellison. Get in on some awesome Memphis photography, fun and funky jewelry, still-life paintings and refreshments. Toad Hall Antiques is kicking off the CY Holiday Open House with an antique preview party with desserts from 5-8 p.m.
Other offerings are live music at Celtic Crossing and Café Ole; discounts on food and drink at Mulan Bistro; Girls Night Out specials at The Polish Bottle; music discounts at Goner Records; free zippy bags with purchase at Kindred Spirit Style and special Night Out appetizers at the Beauty Shop.