Best Bets December 20, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Bright lights
Pumpkin Patch Farms in Blue Mountain is all aglow with Christmas lights.
Animated light displays, wagon and pony rides, reindeer flight school and Santa’s workshop are all at the pumpkin patch. Homemade caramel apples and kettle corn will also be for sale.
Pumpkin Patch Farms is open 6-10 p.m. tonight through Christmas, closing only on Christmas Eve.
Admission is $8.
Pumpkin Patch Farms is on 2390 County Road 805 in Blue Springs. For more info, call (662) 685-4328 or visit


Quote along with ‘Christmas Vacation’

Quote along with Clark, Eddie and Aunt Bethany at the Link Centre’s screening of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” tonight.
The funniest lines from the film will show up on screen as the actor says them, so you can quote along with them. There’ll also be eggnog and a make-your-own-hot-chocolate bar.
Wear your ugliest holiday sweater and you could win a prize.
The movie starts tonight in the Link Centre’s reception hall at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10/adults, $5/students.
Learn more by calling (662) 690-4011.

Holy Ghost Electric Show hosts Christmas show on Saturday

Tupelo-based Americana band Holy Ghost Electric Show is hosting a Christmas show on Saturday at the J.J. Rogers building in Tupelo.
Kathryn Brawley & Them Cox Boys, Adventure the Great and Jason Cimon will perform, too.
The show starts at 7 p.m. and admission is $5.
The person who wears the ugliest Christmas sweater wins a free CD from all of the artists.
For more info, call (662) 665-1537.

‘Love Came Down’ concert set for Sunday at Lyric

Origins Church is hosting a Christmas concert, called “Love Came Down,” at 6 p.m. Sunday at The Lyric.
Drew Gatlin, Cody Hickman, Melissa McAnally and the Origins Band will perform at the show.
It’s free, but a general admission ticket is required and can be picked up at the TCT box office.
For more information, email Jason McAnally at or call (662) 844-1935.


Amy LaVere, Shannon McNally team up for show at Larry’s

Singer-songwriters Shannon McNally and Amy LaVere have a gig Friday at Proud Larry’s.
The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10.
Learn more at

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