To Do Today July 21, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Oxford Blues Festival today-Sunday. Most music will be at the Walton-Young house at the University Museum in Oxford. Evening shows will take place at various venues around the Square. $10/adults, $5/children 5-12, free/children under 5. Tickets are half-off if you bring two canned goods for the Oxford Food Pantry, and you’ll be entered to win an electric guitar. Information at

Children and Teens Summer Reading Awards will begin at 10 a.m. today at the Lee County Library.

Have some fun with fungi at 10 a.m. today at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs with mushroom expert Dr. Jason Hoeksema from Ole Miss. $5. (662) 252-1155.

The Natchez Trace Parkway will host a Junior Rangers program at 10 a.m. today at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center on the “Mammal Masquerade,” unmasking the mysteries of mammals on the Natchez Trace and make your own animal mask. Free. For ages 7-12. (662) 680-4053.

The Oxford Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., will host the annual OL Skool vs. Nu Skool Stepshow at 6 p.m. today at St. Paul Methodist Church Christian Life Center on Front Street. $5. (662) 610-6953.

The Natchez Trace Parkway will host Pat Arinder with an interpretive display of prehistoric American Indian tools from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at the Visitor Center. Free. (662) 680-4027.

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 South to Hwy. 341 South, then 5 miles on right. Donations accepted. Family-oriented. No smoking or alcohol. Inside smoking room available. Refreshments. (662) 488-6347.

Main Street Musicians and 50+ Band will perform country 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. (901) 598-4888 or

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

Click here to post your event to

Click video to hear audio