Listings: Things to do & see

By NEMS Daily Journal

Miranda Lambert: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. With Justin Moore and Randy Rogers Band. $46.75/standing room, $38.75, 28.75. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 5. Box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, (800) 745-3000,
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales: 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24. $47, $38, $27 and $14 plus fees. Box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, (800) 745-3000,
Goo Goo Dolls: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30. $45, $35 and $25 plus fees. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 23. Box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, (800) 745-3000,
Casting Crowns Come to the Well Tour: Nov. 11. $22/advance, $34/Gold Circle, $18/groups of 10 or more, $15/groups of 20 or more. Box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, (800) 745-3000,

Country Music Show: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Old Church Opry House, Ripley. Featuring Main Street Musicians and Saltillo Bucket Riders. Free. (662) 587-9885, 837-1766.
Willie Nelson: 8 p.m. Nov. 19, The Arena at Golden Moon Resort, Choctaw. $15-$55. (800) 745-3000 or
Avett Brothers: 5 p.m. Nov. 11, Bulldog Bash, Mississippi State University. Other artists also appearing. (662) 325-3442.

Bluegrass Showcase: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 23, American Legion Building, Iuka. Featuring Lisa Lambert and The Pine Ridge Boys. Admission free; donations accepted. (662) 293-0136,

B.B. King: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Bettersworth Auditorium, Mississippi State University, Starkville. $40 and $50. Tickets at Campus Activities Office, (662) 325-2930,

Gospel Music Show: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Old Church Opry House, Ripley. Featuring Unity Four and Selah Trio. Free. (662) 587-9885, 837-1766.

Experience ICC at Fairpark: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 29, Fairpark, Downtown Tupelo. Featuring ICC’s CenterStage, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, All-American Band, Brass Ensemble and a faculty combo. Free. (662) 620-5257, 620-5258.
Monthly Music Mix: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Link Centre Concert Hall, Tupelo. Featuring University of Mississippi Concert Singers. $10/general admission, $5/students. (662) 690-4011.
Ben’s Place: 6-10 p.m. every Friday, Hwy. 145 north of Baldwyn. Featuring Born N’ Bred. No smoking or alcohol. (662) 397-8832.

Algoma Cross-Tie Festival: Oct. 1, Algoma Park. Cross-tie motorcycle run, 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m.-noon run, $20/single rider, $25/double riders. 5k run-walk, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. registration, race begins at 9 a.m., $18/preregistration, $20/day of walk, prizes awarded. Auctions at 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Activities for children, domino tournament, entertainment, horseshoe throwing tournament, food, crafts, flea market and yard sales. To reserve a booth space, call Hilda Smith at (662) 489-5846 after 5 p.m. Proceeds will go to upkeep of park.

One City, One Book, Tupelo Reads: We Are All on the Same Page: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., Fairpark, public screening of television movie “Tuesdays With Morrie” starring Jack Lemmon. Sept. 29-30, 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 1, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Lyric Theatre, TCT production of “Tuesdays with Morrie” directed by Susan Timms. All events free.
Pioneer Day: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Natchez Trace Parkway Visitors Center, Tupelo. Living history demonstrations by the Tombigbee Pioneer Group. Free. (662) 680-4077, (800) 305-7417.
Corks and Canvases: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 28, The Powerhouse, Oxford. Canvases, materials and instructions provided. Participants bring food. $35 per person or $50 for two working on same canvas. Registration required. (662) 236-6429. Anniversary: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 29, The Powerhouse, Oxford. Food, spirits and wine, food-related raffle, more. $10. Tickets at or at The Powerhouse. (662) 380-6316.
Tupelo Fair: Sept. 29-Oct 2, BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo. $8/adults, $5/children 5-12, free/4 and under. Discount for military personnel. Wristbands for all day rides are $20 and purchased at wristband booth.
Homecoming 2011: Oct. 1, Itawamba Community College, Fulton. Activities all day ending with ICC vs. Mississippi Delta game at 5 p.m. (662) 862-8176.
Dixie Marching Band Championship: 1 p.m. Oct. 1, Tiger Stadium, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville. Gates open at noon. Admission is $5. Children under kindergarten age admitted free. (662) 720-7257.
Walter Anderson Family Activity Day: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford. Activities for all ages. Space is limited. (662) 915-7205,
Christmas in Holly Springs Tour of Homes: Dec. 3-4, historic Holly Springs. Tour of homes, Christmas cantatas, museum tour. (662) 687-4765,

Rasta Thomas “Stars of Dance” Classes: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts, 775 Poplarville, Tupelo. Intermediate and advanced levels offered. To make reservation (662) 844-1928.
Blues Guitar Master Class: 5-6 p.m. Sept. 30, Powerhouse, Oxford. Instructor is Scott Holt. $75. (662) 236-6429.
Vietnam Era Lecture Series: 2 p.m. Oct. 5, Itawamba Community College Belden Center. “Observation from the Front Row: Social and Political Changes of the 1960s” featuring author Curtis Wilkie. Free. (662) 620-5240.
Vietnam Era Lecture Series: 2 p.m. Oct. 12, Itawamba Community College Belden Center. “Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land” featuring author and scholar of warfare in the 30th century, Dr. Andrew A. Wiest. Free. (662) 620-5240.
Vietnam Era Lecture Series: 2 p.m. Oct. 19, Itawamba Community College Belden Center. “Musical Tapestry of the 1960s: Rock & Roll, Foreign Bands and Politics” featuring Steve Livingston, New Albany attorney and bass player for The Dukes. Free. (662) 620-5240.

Celebration of Adoption: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, BancorpSouth Conference Center, Tupelo. Guest speaker is LeAnn Thieman. Also, silent auction. Sponsored by New Beginnings Adoption and Family Services. $30/individual, $50/couples. (662) 842-6752,
Singles Conference: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 23, First Baptist Church, Saltillo. RSVP by Sept. 16. (662) 869 -5742.

Tupelo Ballet: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Tupelo High School Performing Arts Center, Tupelo. Tupelo Ballet celebrates 30 years with presentation of Rasta Thomas’s “Stars of Dance.” $25. (662) 844-1928.

10 Minute Play festival: 8 p.m. Sept. 22-23, 2 p.m. Sept. 25, Powerhouse, Oxford. $8/children, $10/Theatre Oxford members, $12/non-members.
Tupelo Community Theatre’s “Tuesdays With Morrie”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Lyric Theatre, Downtown Tupelo. $15/adults, $6/students and younger. Tickets go on sale Sept. 19. (662) 844-1935.
“The Foreigner”: 7:35 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 1 and Oct. 6-7, Ritz Theatre, 111 W. 3rd St., Sheffield, Ala. $13 for adults and $7 for students at the door, $11 for adults and $6 for students in advance. Tickets at Tennessee Valley Museum of Art in Tuscumbia, Ala., (256) 383-0533,

Tupelo Ballet’s “Nutcracker” Audition: Sept. 25, 775 Poplarville, Tupelo. 2nd-4th grade, 1:45 p.m. 5th and 6th grades, 2:30 p.m. 7th and 8th grades, 3:15 p.m., 9th-12th grades, 3:45 p.m. Wear proper ballet attire and bring appropriate shoes. Place audition number obtained at registration on right hip.
“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”: 2 p.m. Oct. 2, Ritz Theatre, Sheffield, Ala. Performance dates are Dec. 8-9 and 12. Tannessee Valley Art Association. (256) 383-0533.
Oxford Film Festival community film: Informational session, 9 a.m. Oct. 8, LQC Lamar House, with auditions rest of the day. Film shot Dec. 9-11 at Powerhouse Community Arts Center. Film shown at 2012 Oxford Film Festival Feb. 0-12. Fill out survey at You will be notified.
Miss Amory Railroad Festival Production: Need children age 5-12 to take part in production numbers on Oct. 22 at Miss Amory Railroad Festival Pageant. Must be from Monroe County. Must attend three rehearsals before Oct. 22. Deadline to register student is Sept. 30. Limited number of children will be selected. (662) 256-2761.
Tupelo Community Theater’s “Second Samuel”: 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22, Lyric Theatre, Tupelo. Need 11 adult men and women high school age and older. (662) 844-1935,

Quilts by Pecolia Warner: Thru Sept. 24, University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford. Quilts by Warner, a Yazoo City native. Museum open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, (662) 915-7073,
Oxford Art Crawl: Sept. 27, Powerhouse, Oxford. Works of Katherine Rhodes Fields. Reception at 6-7 p.m. Sept. 27. Free. (662_ 236-6429.
Art Exhibit Preview: 7-11 p.m. Sept. 30, GumTree Museum of Art, Tupelo. Works by William Dunlap, Linda Burgess and Maggie Dunlap. Food by Romie’s, live music, cash bar. $20/individuals, $30/couples. Exhibit opens to the public on Oct. 1. (662) 844-2787.
Mule-Drawn Farm Equipment Exhibit: Thru Sept. 30, Oren Dunn City Museum, Tupelo. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (662) 841-6438.
Corinth Coke Centennial Exhibit: Thru September, Crossroads Museum, Corinth. Coca Cola delivery truck exhibit, blow-up bouncer, more. $5/adults, $3/seniors, free/16 and under. Museum hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (662) 287-3129.
“Teapots by Marnell Childers”: Thru September, Tippah County Historical Museum, Ripley. 10-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. (662) 512-0099.
Art Exhibit by Mark Smith: Thru September, Tippah County Historical Museum, Ripley. 10-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. (662) 512-0099.
Art Exhibit: Thru Oct. 1, Southside Gallery, Oxford. Works by Carlyle Wolfe and Drew Galloway. Artist reception 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 1. (662) 234-9090.
Poster Exhibit: Oct. 3-Nov. 11, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia, Ala. World War I and II war bond posters from collector Peter Harris. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-3 p.m. Sunday. $5/adults, $3/children, free/museum members. (256) 383-0533.
Art Exhibit: Oct. 4-29, Southside Gallery, Oxford. Les Femmes Enchanteur by Oxford artist Stan O’Dell. Opening reception at 6:30 p.m. Oct.. 13.. (662) 234-9090,
Alumni art exhibit: Thru Oct. 7, W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center Gallery, Itawamba Community College, Fulton. Exhibit includes photography, paintings, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media by eight members of art faculty. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. (662) 862-8301.
Art Exhibit: Thru Oct. 7, Anderson Hall Art Gallery, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville. Featuring works by Brenda Moss and Dallas Michaels. Gallery hours 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. (662) 720-7336.
Sardis Lake Indian Artifact Show: 3-7 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 8, Oxford Conference Center, Oxford. Free. (662) 259-2829.
Photography by Eudora Welty: Thru Oct. 28, McComas Gallery, Mississippi State University. Opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (662) 325-2970.
Art Exhibit: Thru Dec. 3, University of Mississippi Museum, University of Mississippi, Oxford. Works by John Alexander and Walter Anderson. Open reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 22. $5 or free with membership.

Disney on Ice Mickey and Minnie’s Magical Journey: Sept. 23-25, FedExForum. Tickets $12 opening night, $15 other shows. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 12., all Ticketmaster locations, FedExForum box office, (800) 745-3000.
Widespread Panic: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, FedExForum. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 19. All Ticketmaster locations,, FedExForum box office, (800) 745-3000.
“So You Think You Can Dance” Tour: Oct. 18, FedExForum. $56.50, $46.50, $36.50 plus fees.
African American History in Memphis: Thru Oct. 23, Pink Palace Museum. $9.75/adults, $9.25/seniors, $6.25/children 3-12. (901) 320-6362.
Taylor Swift: Oct. 30, FedExForum. $69.50 to $29.50. Tickets at box office, Ticketmaster locations,, (800) 745-3000.
Zac Brown Band: Nov. 10, FedExForum. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at all Ticketmaster locations,, box office or (800) 745-3000.
“Legends of Flight”: Thru Nov. 11, CTI IMAX Theater. $8.25/adults, $7.50/seniors, $6.50/children 3-12. For showtimes and tickets, (901) 636-2362,
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Dec. 8, FedExForum. $31, $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 at all Tickermaster locations,,, FedExForum box office, or (800) 745-3000.
“Hubble”: Thru Jan. 6, 2012, CTI IMAX Theater. $8.25/adults, $7.50/seniors, $6.50/children 3-12. For showtimes and tickets, (901) 636-2362,
“The Ultimate Wave Tahiti”: Thru March 2, 2012, CTI IMAX Theater. $8.25/adults, $7.50/seniors, $6.50/children 3-12. For showtimes and tickets, (901) 636-2362,
“La Cage Aux Folles”: March 20-25, The Orpheum., (901) 525-7800.

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