RIPLEY – Framed quilt squares depicting 16 state flowers on loan from Tommy Covington will be on display through Tuesday at Tippah County Historical Museum

n RIPLEY – Framed quilt squares depicting 16 state flowers on loan from Tommy Covington will be on display through Tuesday at Tippah County Historical Museum. Free admission. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
African-American exhibit
n TUPELO – The Oren Dunn City Museum will host its African-American History exhibit, “In Their Own Words,” through Tuesday. Museum hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday. (662) 841-6438.
Art exhibit
n BOONEVILLE – Art work entered into Northeast Mississippi Community College’s annual High School Art Competition will be on display to Monday in the Anderson Hall Art Gallery at NEMCC. The work is by students from Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union counties. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (662) 720-7336.
‘Shared Treasures’ exhibit
n TUPELO – Tupelo Public School District’s “Shared Treasures” art exhibit will be on display until Monday at the GumTree Museum of Art. (662) 844-2787.
Art exhibit
n AMORY – The Fidelia Club of Amory will present American Masters of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, featuring the work of Walter Anderson, Dusti Bonge’, George Ohr and Richmond Barthe’ until Friday at the Amory Regional Museum, 801 3rd Street South. Hours are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 until 5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. (662) 256-2761.
Art exibit
n OXFORD – The works of Dabbs Anderson will be on display until Saturday at Southside Gallery. (662) 234-9090.
n OXFORD – The University of Mississippi Opera Theatre will present “Carmen” at 3 p.m. today in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12.50 for children and seniors. (662) 915-7268.
Piano series
n TUPELO – The Pianoforte Society’s “We Love the Piano” Series Ensembles of a “Classical Nature” will begin at 3 p.m. today in the Concert Hall at the Link Centre. Tickets are $10. (662) 842-8433.
String band
n STARKVILLE – Yonder Mountain String Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the MSU Amphitheatre, with special guests the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Tickets are $15; $10 for students. (662) 325-2930.
‘Cats’ on stage
n TUPELO – The Broadway hit “Cats” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at BancorpSouth Arena. Tickets are $59, $49, $39 and $29 plus service fees at BancorpSouth Arena box office, arena outlets,, or (662) 841-6528.
n TUPELO – The Rubyz, Mission Six, Paige Armstrong and Jasmine will be in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Hope Church. Tickets are $12 general admission per person for groups of 10 or more; $15 general admission; $45 for a familyof up to six. 1-800-965-9324.
n NEW ALBANY – The Tallahatchie River Players will present “M*A*S*H” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Cine Theatre. Tickets are $8. (662) 534-3428.
Choral concert
n OXFORD – The Oxford Civic Chorus and The University of Alabama at Birmingham Concert Choir will present a joint concert at 8 p.m. Friday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Tickets are $15 adult, $8 students.
On stage
n CORINTH – CorinthTheatre-Arts will present Tennessee Williams’ “Glass Menagerie” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 5 at Crossroads Playhouse. Tickets are $10 adults; $5 students. (662) 287-2995.
Book signing
n RIPLEY – The Tippah County Historical Museum wll host Don Smith, author of “The Boy That Would Be King” from 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday for a booksigning. (662) 512-0099.
Car show
n ABERDEEN – The 22nd annual Antique and Classic Car Show will be from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the Monroe County Courthouse. Entry fee is $20 for first car; $15 for second. (662) 369-8576 or 494-9232.
Arts, crafts
n ABERDEEN – An arts and crafts show and flea market will be from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday outside the Monroe County Courthouse. No entry fee. (662) 369-8245.
And more …
n For the Daily Journal’s complete listing of area entertainment, museums and parks, read the “Scene” section each Thursday. For a listing of daily events, see Page 3A of each day’s Journal.
School menus
Lee County Schools
Menus for March 30-April 3
n Monday: Chicken tenders, hamburger or choice of salad; yeast roll; mashed potatoes or green beans; fresh fruit or chilled fruit; strawberry shortcake; milk.
n Tuesday: Turkey with gravy, hot dog or choice of salad; yeast roll; green peas or cheesy broccoli and cauliflower; chilled fruit or fresh fruit; fruit crisp; milk.
n Wednesday: Not available
n Thursday: Not available
n Friday: Not available
Tupelo Public Schools
Menus for March 30-April 3
n Monday: Beefy nachos grande with salsa, grilled chicken salad or chicken and dumplings with crackers; yeast roll; whole kernel corn or broccoli ranch salad; fresh orange smiles, chilled pears and kiwi, or fruit juice; strawberry cake; milk.
n Tuesday: Crispy baked chicken sandwich, spaghetti with Italian meatsauce, or chicken or tuna salad plate with crackers; Texas toast; cheesy broccoli bites or baked seasoned fries; rosey applesauce, fresh fruit or fruit juice; milk.
n Wednesday: Stromboli supreme with pizza sauce, chicken fajita loaded potato or chicken tenders salad with crackers; Texas toast; corn on the cob, Mexicali corn, or garden salad with fat-free dressing; mandarin oranges with cherries, fresh fruit or fruit juice; milk.
n Thursday: Hamburger or cheeseburger, deli turkey breast and cheese on Kaiser roll, or chef salad with crackers; seasoned green beans or loaded potato soup; chilled peaches, fresh fruit or fruit juice; banana pudding with topping; milk.
n Friday: Corn dog or hot dog, chicken noodle soup and grilled cheese sandwich, or tuna salad, fruit and vegetable plate with crackers; baked potato tots or fresh vegetables with ranch dip; chilled kiwi and pineapple, fresh apple wedges or fruit juice; milk.

Leslie Criss

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