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Today is February 16, 2020


World of Customs Auto Show

February 21-23, Tupelo. Mississippi’s largest indoor car show will feature ISCA and True Streetcars and motorcycles from all over the USA, live music, evening concerts, special tribute artists, Mrs. Mississippi, vendor booths, children’s activities and more. Tupelo Furniture Market, buildings 4 and 5; 1979 Coley Road. Details:; Facebook.

Southern Strings Dulcimer Festival

February 20-22, Petal. The 22nd annual event will offer workshops, jamming sessions, concerts and more. Workshops taught by nationally known instructors include mountain and hammered dulcimers as well as psaltery, autoharp/ukulele and percussion accompaniment. Deep South Dulcimer Championship will take place Saturday. Calvary Baptist Church; 1123 U.S. Highway 42. Details:

61st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show

February 22-23, Jackson. This event will feature more than 25 vendors, exhibits, live demonstrations, children’s activities, door prizes and more, plus educational opportunities led by colleges and state organizations. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mississippi Trade Mart. Admission. Details:; 601-344-8171.

The Talleys in Concert

February 28, Hattiesburg. 7 p.m. First Baptist Church of Glendale; 2311 Glendale. Love offering accepted. Details: 601-544-0414.

Melodies of Bluegrass Festival

February 28-29, Morton. Featuring bluegrass bands Carolina Blue, Tyler Carroll & Pineridge Bluegrass, Bluegrass Cartel Band, Catahoula Drive, Another Town, Alan Sibley & Magnolia Ramblers and Russell Burton Family. Music starts both days at 1 p.m. Livingston Performing Arts Center at Roosevelt State Park; 2149 Highway 13. Admission; children under 12 free with paying adult. Details: 601-604-4234 or 601-527-9127.

32nd Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll

February 29, Biloxi. Join the Disability Connection, Gulf Coast Running Club and City of Biloxi for this charitable event promoting healthy lifestyles to individuals of all ages, with and without disabilities. The event is free to attend and includes live music, games, vendors and more. The 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk/Roll and 1/4 Mile Challenge is optional and requires registration (with fee): 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Biloxi Town Green. Details:

Whispers in the Cedars

March 6-7, Port Gibson. The 7th annual cemetery candlelight tour features actor representations of local historic figures, which will take place at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wintergreen Cemetery. Admission; tickets must be purchased in advance. Details:; 601-437-5097.

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