The Manhattans & The Chi-Lites – May 13

Tupelo Elvis Presley Festival – June 1-4

Journey & Asia – June 7


(662) 841-9027

Lunching with Books – fourth Wednesday of each month at noon.

Storytime – each Thursday at 10 a.m.

Lego Club – May 20, 3:30 p.m.


(662) 236-2262

Yvette Johnson with “The Song and the Silence” – May 11 at 5 p.m.

Eden Lepucki with “Woman No. 17” – May 15 at 5 p.m.

Lynn Faust with “Fireflies, Glow-worms and Lightning Bugs” – May 16 at 5 p.m.

John T. Edge with “The Potlikker Papers” – May 17 at 5 p.m.

Omar El Akkad with “American War” – May 18 at 5 p.m.

”The Mississippi Encyclopedia” – May 20 at 5 p.m.


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program called “Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System” on Friday, May 12 starting at 7 p.m. The program is free but donations are always accepted. After the presentation, weather permitting, an observing session will be held using some of Rainwater’s collection of powerful telescopes. The planetarium can be used if the outdoor observing is clouded out. Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is located one mile east of the Natchez Trace Parkway off MS Highway 413 near the village of French Camp in Mississippi. For more information, (662) 547-7283 or

West Tennessee author William Alan Webb will sign copies of the newest entry in his military science fiction series, “The Last Brigade,” from 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at Barnes & Noble in Tupelo. The new book is “Standing in the Storm.”

Rockin’ on the River Festival will be Saturday, May 20 at J.P. Coleman State Park in Iuka. Featuring a veterans’ tribute and ceremony, boat parade, music, vendors and more. (662) 279-3730 or (662) 423-8638.

Grand Ole Opry star John “Mr. Rose Colored Glasses” Conlee in concert Friday, June 2 at 7 p.m. at the Magnolia Civic Center in New Albany. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling (800) 965-9324.

The Magnolia State Archaeological Society will host the Tupelo Indian Artifact Show will be from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at the Lee County Agri-Center in Verona. Artifacts from Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and Arkansas. Admission is free. (601) 635-3222 or (662) 562-2462.

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