Leslie Criss 6/11/10 TODAY IS SATURDAY, JUNE 12
TO DO TODAY
TUPELO – Rhythm amp& Roots, Southern Music Traditions, a spring exhibit, will be on display from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturdays through June 26 at the Oren Dunn City Museum. Admission is $3 adults; $2 seniors citizens; and $1.50 children ages 3 to 12. (662) 841-6438.
CORINTH – An art exhibit featuring the works of David Rickman will be on display through June 30 at Corinth Artist Guild Gallery. A reception will be 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday. (662) 665-0520.
TUPELO – The Tupelo Automobile Museum will celebrate the arrival of summer with Corvette Summer through Saturday, June 19. Admission is $7.50 adults; $5 children ages 5 to 12; ages 4 and younger free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday. (662) 842-4242.
OXFORD – As part of the 2010 Oxford Shakespeare Festival, “The Merry Wives of Windsor” will be presented at 8 p.m. today and Thursday, July 1; and at 2 p.m. Sunday; Saturday, June 19; and Saturday, June 26 in Meek Hall Auditorium at Ole Miss. Tickets are $14 adults; $11 students and seniors. (662) 915-7411 or www.olemiss.edu/depts/tickets/order.htm.
TUPELO – The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association will perform dulcimer music from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center. Free. (662) 680-4027.
TUPELO – Super Saturday for Kids will begin at 2:30 p.m. today at the Lee County Library. Theme is Reading in Waves. (662) 841-9029.
BALDWYN – The 145th anniversary of the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads will be celebrated today with wagon tours and a Civil War period encampment by the 3rd Tennessee Cavalry. Demonstrations of camp life from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Cost is $6 adults; $3 children under 15; 6 and younger free. More info, visit bricescrossroads.com or (662) 365-3969.
OXFORD – The Ole Miss Ballroom Dance Club will host a dance from 7 until 10 p.m. today in Johnson Commons Ballroom at Ole Miss. Group lesson, open dancing. Casual dress. Admission is $8 members; $12 non-members; $5 student members; $9 student non-members. (662) 234-8530.
BALDWYN – The 27th annual Froglevel Festival will be today at the Pratts Community Center in the Pratts community, 6 miles east of Baldwyn. 5K run at 8 a.m., with registration at 7 a.m. $15 registration fee includes T-shirt; children’s games, entertainment, food, arts and crafts; live frog race at noon; frog box decorating contest with judging at 11:30 a.m. (662) 231-1479 or 365-2278.
Night of music
PONTOTOC – A music show, featuring the Porch Rockers and the Dirt Road Band, will begin at 7 p.m. today at Pontotoc Community Theatre. $5. (662) 489-0094.
TUPELO – Dance to music by South Bound Band from 8 p.m. until midnight today at American Legion Building, Post 49. $5. (662) 842-9231.
Live music, dancing
EGGVILLE – Dance to the music of Classic Band from 7 until 10 p.m. today at Peggy’s Music Barn. $6 admission. No alcohol served or allowed. (662) 205-4926.
Country music, dancing
ALPINE – Dance to the music of Family Tradition amp& Friends from 5 until 10 p.m. today at Music Country in the Old Lakeside Grocery, 112 CR 331. $5 admission. No alcohol. (662) 871-5111.
PONTOTOC – Dance to country music and rock ‘n’ roll by the Dealers Choice Band today at Pontotoc VFW Post 5395. (662) 489-7162.
RIPLEY -Three Old Men from Ashland and David Huneysuckle from Ashland will perform from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. today at the Old Church Opry House, corner of Cooper and Jackson streets. Walk-ons welcome. Donations accepted. (662) 587-9885 or 837-1766.
Live music, dance
RIPLEY – Wide Open is the featured band from 7 p.m. until midnight today at the VFW. Admission is $5. (662) 316-5015.
Country music, dance
ALPINE – Dancing and country music by Family Tradition amp& Friends from 5 until 10 p.m. today in the old Lakeside Grocery, 112 CR 331. Admission is $5. Smoke and alcohol free. (662) 871-5111.
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 for the upcoming week, see Sunday’s Living section.