On the Loose
Watch out for werewolves during Tupelo Independent Film Series’ screening of “Night of the Loup Garou” at 6:30 p.m. today at Link Centre’s Black Box theater. The B-movie style film was shot in North Mississippi and directed by Micah Ginn of Oxford. Ginn will attend the screening. The event will include a costume contest, and treat bags will be given away. Tickets are $5, and that includes popcorn and a soft drink. Call (662) 841-6521 or 690-4011.

City museum planning
its 2008 Fall Festival
Oren Dunn City Museum’s 2009 Fall Festival will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Park.
The free event will include pioneer games, a yam decorating contest, living history demonstrations, music by Breakin’ Grass and more.
Call (662) 841-6438, or send an e-mail to

Homemade Jams band
to give hometown show
The Homemade Jams Blues Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Link Centre Reception Hall.
Singer/songwriter Tony Caldwell will perform, as well. Tickets are $10/adults and $5/students. Call (662) 690-4011.

NMCC actors will stage
series of one-act plays
Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville will present a program of one-act plays.
They’ll be staged at 7 p.m. today to Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Hines Hall Auditorium.
Tickets are $5/at the door and free/NMCC students with I.D. Call (662) 720-7304.

Welty Weekend will start
with Pulitzer Prize winner
The 2009 Welty Weekend at Mississippi University for Women opens today
Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Native Guard,” will deliver the keynote address at Nissan Auditorium in Parkinson Hall at 7:30 p.m. today.
The free event will include panel discussions and readings with 12 other writers on Friday and Saturday.
For a complete schedule of events, visit, or call (662) 329-7386.

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