To Do Today July 14, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Girl Scout Exhibit will be on display at the Oren Dunn City Museum through Tuesday, July 31. “Hospital on the Hill,” a new exhibit, will be on display to Saturday, Sept. 22, with artifacts donated by North Mississippi Medical Center, Cardiology Associations and others. Museum hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturdays. (662) 841-6438 or

Laura Fisher will sign copies of her book, “The Prophecy of Natalie Bradford,” from 2 until 4 p.m. today at Barnes & Noble.

Papa John’s 25th annual Slugburger Festival continues today in Corinth. 6-11 p.m. Saturday for entertainment and carnival rides; 2 p.m. Saturday for slugburger eating contest. At Fillmore and Cruise Streets and Fillmore and Wick Streets. Admission is $15 per daily carnival ride armband; free to attend eating contest; $10 Saturday. For more information –; (662) 287-1550.

The Bruce Sawmill Festival continues at 9 a.m. today, featuring a golf tournament, arts and crafts show, runs and walks, and more. (662) 983-2222.

The Natchez Trace Parkway will host a Junior Rangers program at 10 a.m. today at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on the “History’s Mysteries,” using your detective skills to uncover the story behind artifacts of the Trace. Free. For ages 7-12. (662) 680-4053.

Fight at Old Town Creek will be re-enacted at 5 p.m. today at 3454 Mt. Vernon Road in Tupelo. Civil War re-enactors and historians will host a dedication program, encampment and skirmish. Demonstrations, music at 4 p.m. Watermelon-cutting at 6 p.m. Free. Parking on Coley Extended and shuttle to site. (662) 365-3969

Professional Bull Riders, Touring Pro Division, will visit Tupelo at 8 p.m. today at BancorpSouth Arena. Tickets are $50, $30, $20 and $10, plus applicable fees. Tickets are $2 more the day of show.

The Ole Miss Ballroom Dance Club will host a summer dance party from 7 until 10 p.m. today in the Band Hall on University Avenue at Ole Miss in Oxford. Group dance lesson, open dancing, refreshments and more. Students $5 members; $9 non-members; non-students $8 members; $12 non-members. (662) 236-6971.

Dance to music by Southbound Band from 8 p.m. until midnight today at American Legion Building, Post 49 in Tupelo. $6. (662) 842-9231.

Dance to the music of a live band from 7 p.m. until midnight today at the Hwy. 341 County Music Hall. From Pontotoc, take Hwy. 9 Southto Hwy. 341 South, then 5 miles on right. Donations accepted. Family-oriented. No smoking or alcohol. Inside smoking room available. Refreshments. (662) 488-6347.

The Turner Family and Johnny Childs, all of Ripley, will perform gospel music from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. today at the Old Church Opry House, corner of Cooper and Jackson streets in Ripley. Walk-ons welcome. Donations accepted. (662) 587-9885.

Dancing and country music by Family Tradition & Friends from 5 until 10 p.m. today in the old Lakeside Grocery, 112 CR 331 in the Alpine community. $5. Smoke- and alcohol-free. (662) 871-5111.
TFW Wrestling will begin at 8 p.m. today at 2917 Hwy. 178 E. in the Skyline community. $7; children younger than 4 free with a paid adult. Doors open at 7 p.m. or (901) 598-4888.

Country music and dance are on tap from 8 p.m. until midnight today at the VFW hall on Mitchell Road in Tupelo. Featuring Clyde Crowe. $5. (662) 842-8732.

For more listings of area entertainment, museums, parks and other things to do, read the Scene section each Thursday and check the community calendar at

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