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TUPELO
Hops and Stops event will tour downtown
The 2010 Hops and Stops tour will be 5 to 9 p.m. today at downtown Tupelo stores.
Participants will sample different beers at a variety of locations. The tour will end at the GumTree Museum of Art.
Tickets are $20. Call (662) 841-6598.

Tracy Savery Davis coming to GumTree
An opening reception for Tracy Savery Davis’ exhibit at the GumTree Museum of Art will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today.
Davis will have a trunk show at the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. It’s free. Call (662) 844-2787.

Indie Film Series to screen ‘Burning’
The Indie Film Series will feature “Burning in the Sun” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Link Centre’s Black Box Theatre.
Tickets are $5, and that includes popcorn and a drink. Call (800) 533-0611.

Arena to offer hockey followed by skating
Mississippi State University’s ice hockey team will play Auburn University at 7 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo.
Tickets are $6/box office or $6 plus fees/online or phone orders. They’re available at the box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, www.bcsarena.com, (800) 745-3000 and (662) 841-6528.
After both games, public ice skating will be available. It’s $5 for one hour on Friday and $7 for two hours on Saturday. Call (662) 841-6573.

Link Centre comedy show set for Friday
Link Centre will host a comedy variety show at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
It’ll feature performances by comedian Jack Willhite and the West of Shake Rag improv troupe, as well as screenings of two “Purdie” films by Rex Harsin.
Tickets are $8/at the door and $6/advance. Call (662) 690-4011.

VERONA
Monster truck show coming to Agri-Center
A TMS Monster Truck event will roll into the Lee County Agri-Center in Verona at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Tickets are $18/advance for adults, $20/at the door for adults, $5/3 to 12 on Friday, $10/3 to 12 advance on Saturday, $13/3 to 12 at door on Saturday, $20/VIP pass advance, $25/VIP pass at door, and free/2 and under.
Tickets are at the Agri-Center, and Shoe and Boot Outlet in Tupelo, or call (520) 705-5852.

OXFORD
Southside features Dunlap, Moorehead work
The Southside Gallery in Oxford will feature paintings by William Dunlap and sculptures by Rod Moorhead.
The work will be on display until Nov. 27. A free opening reception will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. Call (662) 234-9090.

NEMS Daily Journal