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Amalgamation is just that – an amalgamation of musical sounds. The Cleveland, Miss.-based band fuses jazz, rock and pop into a unique sound. Amalgamation will perform as a part of the Link Centre’s Music Mix at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 or $5 for students. For more information, call (662) 690-4011

TUPELO
Newcomers welcome at ballroom dance event
- If you want to be elegant as you get fit, consider the Tupelo Ballroom Dance Club.
It’ll meet from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at The Dance Studio on Spring Street in Tupelo. The cost is $5/members, $10/non-members and free/newcomers.
If you’re a newcomer, dress casually and wear shoes that won’t stick to the floor. Call (662) 401-0448.

Garden Club will present Tour of Homes on Saturday
- Tupelo Garden Club’s Home and Garden Tour will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
There will be demonstrations on container gardening, mini-lectures by Master Gardeners and a raffle of unique garden items.
The tour tickets are $10, and raffle tickets are $2. Proceeds will benefit Tupelo Garden Club projects. Get all the facts by calling (662) 680-5619 or 680-4545.

Ballard Park will host pet show, parade, more
- The Spay and Neuter Pet Show will be 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Park.
There will be food and games, auctions and a pet parade. Registration for the pet show will be 11 a.m. to noon, and there’s a $2 entry fee. Prizes will be awarded for the pet show, which will be 1 to 2 p.m.
Music will be provided by Still Blessed. Call (662) 365-7397.

Tombigbee Pioneer Group will give demonstrations
- Learn about yesterday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center.
The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will perform living history demonstrations. There’s no charge. Call (662) 680-4027.

Miss Mississippi contestants to sign autographs at mall
- Miss Mississippi contestants from Northeast Mississippi will sign autographs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mall at Barnes Crossing.
Miss Tupelo Chelly Hussey will be in attendance, along with Miss Pontotoc, Miss Itawamba Community College and Miss Mississippi State University.
For more, call (662) 231-2322, or e-mail amye_gousset@hotmail.com.
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