Best Bets May 30, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal


Mother Superior (Cheryl Sproles) and Sister Julia, Child of God (Jan Soltz) try selling a heavenly cookbook in Corinth Theatre-Arts’ production of “Nunsense: The Mega-Musical Version.”
In the musical comedy, a convent must find interesting ways to pay for the funerals of four sisters after one nun accidentally poisons them.
“Nunsense” hits the stage at Crossroads Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $12/adults and $6/students.
Learn more by calling (662) 287-2995.


Rides, games, music, more at Tupelo SummerFest

Twenty big rides, a white tiger show, games, music and fair food is all on the schedule for the 2013 Tupelo SummerFest.
The fair will be open tonight-Sunday at the Tupelo Furniture Market.
Tonight is $1, with entry and rides costing just a buck.
Jamie Davis and Soul Gravy performs at 7 p.m.
Hours are 10 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, with white tiger shows, bands and wrestling on the schedule.
Hours are noon-8 p.m. Sunday.
Admission Friday-Sunday is $8/adults, $5/ages 12 and under and free/4 and under. Wristbands are $20.
For a complete schedule, visit

Sweet sounds at monthly duclimer concert in Tupelo

The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association will play gospel, old-time favorites and bluegrass on the dulcimer at its monthly show at the Visitors Center on the Natchez Trace in Tupelo.
The show is 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and it’s free.
Call (662) 680-4027 for more.

Ironwood Bluff reunites for a show at Blue Canoe

Tupelo Americana band Ironwood Bluff will reunite for a gig at the Blue Canoe this weekend.
The group performs at 9 p.m. Friday.
There’s a $5 cover.
Learn more by visiting


Todd Snider, Amanda Shires to perform at Larry’s

Todd Snider and Amanda Shires will perform at Proud Larry’s next weekend.
The pair take the stage at 9 p.m. June 8, and tickets are $20.
It’s an 18 and up show.
Visit for more info.

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