NEMISS – Sunday 1/14/01

TODAY is Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001

Flea market, crafts

Tupelo – The Tupelo Gigantic Flea Market & Craft Show is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Buildings 1 and 3, Tupelo Furniture Market, 1879 N. Coley Road. Parking and admission are free. Call (662) 842-4442.

King motorcade, service

Tupelo – A motorcade at 11 a.m. Monday will leave from VF Factory Outlet Mall for St. Paul United Methodist Church Christian Life Center, 475 N. Front St., where a service begins at noon to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Guest speaker is the Rev. Charles Holbrook, pastor of Lane Chapel CME Church, with special music by Stephanie Stubbs and Geno Jones.

ICC exhibit

Fulton – Mixed media works of fish images by Tina Lutz of Tupelo are on display at the Itawamba Community College Fine Arts Center Gallery through today when a closing reception will be from 2 to 4 p.m.

King service

Tupelo – A service “Commemorating The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” begins at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium with speaker Robert Khayat, Chancellor of Ole Miss. Entertainment will be by the Ole Miss Gospel Choir and Calvary Baptist Church.

Fine china exhibit

Tupelo – “Tupelo Collects Fine China” is on exhibit through Jan. 31 at Tupelo Artist Guild Gallery, 211 W. Main St. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday by appointment. Call 844-2787.

Quilt exhibit

Tupelo – A free photographic exhibit of “Unfolding Our Past: Mississippi quilts 1850-1946″ is open through Feb. 1 at Lee County Library. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call (662) 680-3160.

State art exhibit

Bruce – “Crossroads of the Heart: Creativity and Tradition in Mississippi,” a traveling exhibit that explores a wide range of traditional art forms found in the state, will be on exhibit at Jesse Yancy Memorial Library through Feb. 14. Sponsor is the Mississippi Arts Commission. Call 983-2220.

Southside exhibit

Oxford – An exhibit at Southside Gallery through Feb. 17 will feature paintings by Paula Temple of Oxford, ceramics by Rachel Ballentine of Sardis, and photography by Herbert Worley of Jackson. A reception for the artists is planned for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Call (662) 234-9090.

UPCOMING

MLK Day breakfast

Starkville – The annual Martin Luther King Day Breakfast at Mississippi State will be held at 7:30 a.m. Monday at Bost Extension Center auditorium. The program features MSU president Malcolm Portera and student leaders along with the MSU Black Voice Gospel Choir. Call (662) 325-7352 or 325-3221.

Book review

New Albany – Nancy Roberson Davis of Tupelo will review her book “Grenjamin Bunting Was a Very Green Bean” and discuss book publishing for Lunching With Books at noon Tuesday at the Union County Library. A portfolio of art from the book by artist Lynn Green Root will be on display. Hostesses will be members of the New Albany Garden Club.

Lipizzaner Stallions

Verona – Tickets are now on sale for the “World Famous” Lipizzaner Stallions’ presentation of the “Dancing White Stallions” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Lee County Agri-Center. Tickets are $16.50 adults and $14.50 for ages 12 and under and ages 60 and over, at the Agri-Center Office and Piggly Wiggly on South Gloster. Call (662) 566-5600.

And more É

For the Daily Journal’s complete listing of area entertainment, museums and parks, read the “It’s Friday” section published each Friday.