Best Bets July 19, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

All three Nolan Batman films to screen at Malco tonight
Ahead of the premiere of director Christopher Nolan’s new Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” at midnight tonight, the Malco theaters in Tupelo and Oxford will show the first two installments, “Batman Begins” and “The Dark Knight.”
“Batman Begins” screens at 6 tonight, followed by “The Dark Knight” at 8:30 p.m. “The Dark Knight Rises” hits the screen at 12:01 a.m.
Tickets are $8.75/adults and $7/children per each movie.
For more info or to buy tickets, visit

Fun Family Bazaar planned for GumTree Museum today
An afternoon full of art, games and food is on tap at the GumTree Museum today.
A Fun Family Bazaar, a fundrasier for Lawhon student Day Jonaé Walker, is at the museum from 4:30-8 p.m.
Admission is $5 for children and adults, and that includes games like pick up ducks, ring toss and go fish. Food like lemonade, hot dogs, popcorn and ice cream will also be available for purchase.
Walker’s art is hanging in an exhibit in Washington, D.C., and the money raised from the Fun Family Bazaar will send Walker and her mother to D.C. in August to see the exhibit. Her artwork will also be on display at the GumTree Museum during the Fun Family Bazaar.
For more info, call (662) 322-7132 or (662) 213-4090.

The Who documentary to screen at Cinemark
For one night only, the documentary “The Who: Quadrophenia – Can You See the Real Me?” will be screened across the nation.
You can catch it at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cinemark in Tupelo.
The documentary, which features a special welcome by Pete Townshend, tells the story of The Who’s 1973 album “Quadrophenia” and includes special performances.
Tickets are $11.50/adults, $10.50/students and seniors and $9.50/children.
Learn more and buy tickets at

Carnival, chicken run, more at 2012 Union County Fair
The 2012 Union County Fair goes beyond livestock shows and carnival rides.
This year’s fair includes pageants, karaoke, talent show, chicken run, barnyard scramble, watermelon eating contest and more.
The fair is happening now at the Union County Fairgrounds and ends Saturday.
For a full schedule and ticket prices, visit or call (662) 534-1916.

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