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By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO
Museum will celebrate Martini Night on Friday
- GumTree Museum of Art’s Martini Night at the Museum will be 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
The $35 tickets are good for your first martini or glass of wine. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served, and there will be a cash bar. Call (662) 844-2787, or visit gumtreemuseum.com.

Monster trucks coming to BancorpSouth Arena
- Monster trucks will rumble into the BancorpSouth Arena at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Advance tickets are $20/adult and $5/2-12, plus fees. On the day of the show, tickets are $22/adults and $7/2-12, plus fees. Tickets are available at the arena box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.LiveNation.com, www.ticketmaster.com, www.bcsarena.com, (662) 841-6528 and (800) 745-3000.
A Pit Party will be 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and $5 passes will be sold the day of the show at the box office.

Thompson, Maxedon to perform free recital
- Violinist Christopher Thompson and soprano Lisa Maxedon will give a free recital at 3 p.m. Sunday.
The concert at Tupelo’s Link Centre also will feature Laura Thompson on piano. Visit www.thompsonviolinstudio.com, or call (662) 690-4011.

STARKVILLE
Orchestra will give free concert at MSU
- The Starkville-Mississippi State University Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium, MSU.
The free concert will feature works from the European Romantic period. Call (662) 325-3442.

MSU hosting Ahn Trio chamber music concert
- The Ahn Trio will perform chamber music at 7:30 p.m. today.
The concert will take place at the Bettersworth Auditorium in Mississippi State University’s Lee Hall in Starkville.
Tickets are $15/adults, $12/age 65 and older and $8/ages 3-12. For more information, call (662) 325-3442.
Daily Journal reports