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Adam Robison | Daily Journal Anne Haire practices her dance with instructor Robbie Greenwood at the Dance Studio preparing for the upcoming fund raiser event dancing like the stars. The event will be held on August 24 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

Adam Robison | Daily Journal
Anne Haire practices her dance with instructor Robbie Greenwood at the Dance Studio preparing for the upcoming fund raiser event dancing like the stars. The event will be held on August 24 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

DANCE LIKE THE STARS
A group of local stars will put on their dancing shoes to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi. The dancers are Lancaster, of Houston; Amanda Hayden, Emily Leonard, Judy Hill, Barbara Clements, K.C. Grist, George Stone, Ashley Buse, Anne Haire and Peggi Phillips from Tupelo; Matt Koon of New Albany and Laquita Wilkerson of Ripley. Dance Like the Stars is 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the BancorpSouth Arena. Dinner tickets are $50, and general admission is $20. Visit bgcnms.org or call (662) 841-6504 for more information. (Adam Robison)

TUPELO
Water Liars to perform at Blue Canoe Saturday
Water Valley-based duo Water Liars has a gig at the Blue Canoe on Saturday.

The show starts at 9 p.m. and it’s $5.

Visit facebook.com/BlueCanoeTupelo for more.

Last chance to see painters’ exhibit
The Mississippi Painters’ Society exhibit at the Oren Dunn Museum in Tupelo closes Saturday.

The museum is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $3/adults, $2/seniors, $1.50/3-12 and free/3 and under.

Call (662) 841-6438 for more information.

CORINTH
Photo contest open for Alcorn County Fair
The Crossroads Museum in Corinth is joining with the Alcorn County Fair for the museum’s 12th annual Photo Contest.

Photographers can submit three photos for $10, and $5 per entry thereafter. There are seven categories and it’s open to all ages.

Entries will be accepted until Sept. 16, and they’ll be displayed at the fair Sept. 17-21 and at the museum from Sept. 25-Nov. 16.

For rules and more info, visit crossroadsmuseum.com.

OXFORD
Singer-songwriter Bare Jr. to play Proud Larry’s
Bobby Bare Jr. will bring his colorful country-rock tunes to Proud Larry’s this weekend.

The show is at 9:30 p.m. Saturday and it’s $10.

Visit proudlarrys.com for more.