Friday, November 21
Zoom to the Zoo for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at SunTrust Zoo Lights 2014. WMC TV personality Ron Childers is Master of Ceremonies, accompanied by the Stax Music Academy singers. You’ll discover snow-covered scenes, reindeer, rides on the Polar Express train, and a visit with Santa Claus. The Tree Lighting takes place from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday. The SunTrust Zoo Lights display continues to twinkle on select nights through December 30. Tree lighting price included with general admission.
Zoo Lights: $6/Members, $8/Nonmembers. Zoo Lights on select nights from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Go here for the schedule. 333-6500.
Friday, November 28
Celebrate Winter as Memphis Botanic Garden opens Snowy Nights at My Big Backyard. There’s plenty to do on these chilly nights, from sipping hot cocoa and playing in “snow,” to creating winter crafts and enjoying a musical light show on the Leaping Lawn. Snowy Nights, presented by Bank of America, continues on Friday and Saturday nights through December 13. Then it will be open nightly from December 15 to December 30.
$7/MBG members, $10/Nonmembers; fees apply for online purchase. Go here for more info. 636-4100.