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Today is April 8, 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.

40th Anniversary Alcorn State University Jazz Festival

April 17-20, Vicksburg. Featuring Mississippi GRAMMY winner Cassandra Wilson; university, college and high school jazz ensembles from around the country; a very special guest artist lineup; and jazz workshops. Free admission. Details:; 601-877-6602.

His Last Days

April 9-11, Kosciusko. Live outdoor drama of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Bring your lawn chairs. 8 p.m. 110 East Washington Street. Free admission. Details: 662-289-1412. 

Easter Egg Hunt at the Ag Museum

April 11, Jackson. This annual event features an Easter Egg Hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, egg dyeing and decorating, face painting, games, carousel and train rides and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Easter Egg Hunt at 12 p.m. Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum. Admission. Details:; 601-432-4500. 

9th Annual Smokin’ on the Tracks BBQ Cook-off

April 17-18, Summit. Friday night block party; Saturday BBQ competition, car show, 5K run, live music and more. Details: 601-276-9536; 601-248-2509.

10th Annual Cruise for St. Jude

April 18, Lucedale. Hosted by Blacktop Posse MC, the event will feature a motorcycle ride, car/truck/bike show, arts and crafts, food vendors, LifeSouth Blood Mobile, raffles, live music and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. LC Hatcher Elementary School; 689 Church Street. Details: Facebook; 601-508-2202; 251-402-0617. 

3rd Annual Lucedale Bluegrass Festival

April 18, Lucedale. Live bluegrass music, food vendors, children's activities and more. Lucedale City Park. Free admission. Details:; 228-623-0387.

Lower Delta Talks Series

April 21, Rolling Fork. Peter Nimrod will deliver a presentation on the history of flood control in the Lower Delta. 6:30 p.m. Sharkey-Issaquena County Library; 116 Robert Morganfield Way. Free admission. Details:; 662-873-6261.

51st Annual Natchez Trace Festival

April 25, Kosciusko. More than 100 vendors featuring arts and crafts, antiques and artisan demonstrations will be onsite as well as food, live music, children’s activities with a petting zoo, helicopter rides and more. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details:; 662-289-2981; Facebook.

Gospel Music Extravaganza

April 25, Hattiesburg. Featuring music by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound and The Hoppers. 6 p.m. Heritage UMC. Admission. Details:; 601-261-3371.

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