Blues exhibit

University - For Black History Month, the University of Mississippi Museums has on exhibit "Seeing The Blues," photographs of Dick Waterman, through March 25. Brown bag lunch programs will be today and Feb. 15 and 22; free. Call (662) 915-7073. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Gospel concert

University - The University of Mississippi Gospel Choir will perform in concert at 7 p.m. with the University Orchestra and United Voices of Praise at Second Baptist Church, 611 Jackson Ave.

Charlie Brown'

Booneville The musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday by Northeast Mississippi Community College's Division of Fine Arts. Advanced tickets are $5 at the business office, (662) 720-7340.

Concert drive

Tupelo - Tupelo Community Concert Association is holding its season ticket membership drive through Friday, for "Always ... Patsy Cline," "Jurys Irish Cabaret" and "Damn Yankees." Season tickets are $40 each by calling 842-8945; previous members will be contacted for renewal. As its final performance of the 2000-2001 series, the TCCA will present the Broadway musical "Crazy For You" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium for previous season ticket holders only.

UPCOMING

African-American event

Tupelo - Natchez Trace Parkway will observe African-American Heritage Month with a program at 9 a.m. Friday at the Visitor Center. Guest speaker is Dr. Mamie Parker, Acting Northeast Regional Director of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife. Call 680-4027.

Pre-ball party

Tupelo - "Before the Ball Begins," a heavy hors d'oeuvres party, will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at Tupelo Art Gallery prior to the 38th annual Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo Charity Ball. Hosted by NMMC's Diabetes Treatment Center, proceeds will benefit the NMMC Diabetes Assistance Fund. For tickets , $15 each, call (662) 791-2500 or toll free (800) 843-3375.

Charity Ball

Tupelo - The Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo's 2001 Charity Ball begins at 7 p.m. Friday at BancorpSouth Center with the theme "A Solar Blast, 50 Years of Stellar Service." Tickets are $25 per person, at Reed's Gift Shop, Village Frame Shop, Staggs Interiors, and by calling 840-9506 or 844-5131.

Jazz Party

Tupelo - A Jazz Party will be held 8-11 p.m. Friday at Cleo's Cafe and Cheesecake Co., 136 S. Industrial Road. Music will be by Art Edmaiston, tenor saxophone, and Jonathan Wires, upright bass, both of Memphis, and Chad Anderson, drummer, of Starkville. Cover charge is $5. Call 841-2233.

Gospel Jubilee

Booneville - Charley Kyle's Country Gospel Jubilee is 9 p.m.-midnight Friday at Unity Broadcasting Auditorium with special guests Kerrie Lewis, Linda Hoard, The McMillens and Megan McDonald. Admission is free.

Country music show

Dry Creek - A Big Country Music Show with gospel and bluegrass begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at Dry Creek Community Center on the Tippah-Prentiss County Line Road, featuring Tippy Timms and Band, and Joe Rickman and Band. Other musicians and bands are welcome. Donations only. Call Tippy Timms at 862-3097.

T-Rex ice hockey

TUPELO - The Tupelo T-Rex Hockey team will play the Lake Charles Ice Pirates at 7:07 p.m. Saturday at BancorpSouth Center. Tickets are $18, $14, $10 and $7 with group discounts available; call (662) 844-7825.

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.

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