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By NEMS Daily Journal

Hometown Rocker
At 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Lee County’s own Paul Thorn will headline the Elvis Presley Festival at Fairpark in Tupelo. He’ll play fan favorities, as well as selections from his latest release, “Pimps and Preachers.” Tickets will be $17/at the gate. For a full list of festival performers and events, visit the tupeloelvisfestival.com. And you’ll find a bunch of information about Thorn at www.paulthorn.com.

TUPELO
Downtown scavenger hunt to raise money for TSO
- The Hunt Downtown, a scavenger hunt to benefit Tupelo Symphony Orchestra, will begin at 6 p.m. today at GumTree Museum of Art.
Teams of up to four people can pay $100 for a chance to win a trip to New Orleans.
If you don’t want to participate in the hunt, tickets are $20 for the after-party. Call (662) 842-8433

TCT will stage Elvis musical at the Lyric
- Tupelo Community Theatre will stage the musical “All Shook Up” at 7:30 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lyric Theatre.
Tickets to the show are $20/adults and $10/students. For more, call (662) 844-1935.

Museum to present free music festival Saturday
- A variety of sounds will ring out on Saturday during Oren Dunn City Museum’s first Front Porch Mini-Music Festival.
The free concert will run 1 to 5 p.m., and it’ll feature David Gordon, the Partlow Drummers and the Tombigbee Dulcimer Guild. Call (662) 841-6438.

Singers to perform jazz, Broadway songs at concert
- Broadway musical numbers and beloved jazz favorites are on tap for Link Centre’s Monthly Music Mix at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Singers Calvin and Jauna Ellis will be joined by Mary Frances Massey, Kristy Richardson, Garyon Judon and Greg Pirkle. Tickets are $10/adults and $5/students. Call (662) 690-4011.

OXFORD
Mississippians will give free concert at Ole Miss
- The Mississippians Jazz Combo will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday in The Grove at the University of Mississippi.
It’s a free. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics. Call (662) 915-7236.

STARKVILLE
Free genealogical fair set for Saturday at MSU
- Mississippi State University will host a Genealogical Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Mitchell Memorial Library.
It’s free but limited to 100 slots. Call (662) 325-7679.
Daily Journal reports