11

Scandals & Scoundrels

Elmwood Cemetery, 5:30- 7 p.m.

Embark on a public walking tour detailing the lives of those who contributed the notorious stories of Memphis history. Tickets $30. Call 901.774.3212 or visit elmwoodcemetery.org

 

11-13
Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum, starts 11 a.m. Fri., 8 a.m. Sat. and 8:30 a.m. Sun.

Various locations in Holly Springs and Memphis

Enjoy a weekend of worship, music, poetry and more in Holly Springs with the descendants of the famed civil and women’s rights pioneer. Tickets $20-150. Call 662.252.3232 or visit visithollysprings.com.

 

17-19

Oxford Blues Fest

Walton-Young Historic House, 6-10 p.m. Thurs., 5-10 p.m. Fri., 1-10 p.m. Sat.

This two-day festival in Oxford showcases a variety of blues music and musicians. Tickets $10-80. Call 662.915.7073 or visit museum.olemiss.edu.

 

19

Maker’s Market: Summer Market

Tower Courtyard at Overton Square, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Shop the works of Modern Handmade, a collective of local independent designers, artists and makers, at the summer-themed market in Memphis. Visit overtonsquare.com.

 

20-24

Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference

Various locations at the University of Mississippi, starts 10 a.m. Sun., 8 a.m. Mon.-Weds., 9 a.m. Thurs.  

Faulkner scholars and enthusiasts from around the world gather in Oxford to celebrate and explore themes in the writings of William Faulkner. Tickets $150-300. Call 662.915.7283 or visit olemiss.edu.

 

25-27

Natchez Food and Wine Festival

Natchez Convention Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fri

Bowie’s Tavern, 9:30 p.m. Fri.

Rolling River Bistro, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., Sat.

The Castle Restaurant and Pub, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m., Sat.

Bowie’s Tavern, 4-7 p.m. Sat.

Carriage House Restaurant, 7 p.m. Sat.

The Briars Bed and Breakfast, 7 p.m. Sat

Dunleith Historic Inn, 7 p.m. Sat.

Monmouth Historic Inn, 7 p.m. Sat.

The Castle Restaurant and Pub, 8 p.m. Sat.

Stanton Hall at The Carriage House, 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. Sun.

Indulge in the finest of food, wine and entertainment during this unforgettable three-day event in Natchez. Tickets $15-175. Call 601.442.4895 or visit natchezfoodandwinefest.com.

 

 

4th OF JULY EVENTS

3

Firecracker Bash

The Lyric, 7-10 p.m.

Dance the night away to music by the Bouffants and watch Mr. and Mrs. America get crowned at the annual bash in Oxford. Tickets $25. Call 662.801.7978 or visit visitoxfordms.com.

 

4

LOU 4th of July

Downtown Oxford and University of Mississippi, 7:30 a.m.

Run in the Stars & Stripes on the Square 5K Classic, line up for the children’s parade, and enjoy family-friendly activities and fireworks in the Grove in Oxford. Call 662.234.4651 or visit visitoxfordms.com.

 

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

Latimer Lakes Park, 6-10 p.m.

Free. Call 662.342.3489 or visit hornlakeparks.com.

 

Southaven July 4th Celebration

Snowden Grove, 7 p.m.

Free;  Call 662.280.2489.

 

15th Annual 4th of July Celebrate Your Independence Fireworks & Festival

Olive Branch City Park, 6 p.m.

Free. Call 662.892.9200 or visit obms.us.

 

4th of July on the Island

Mud Island, 5 p.m.

Free; Call 901.576.7241 or visit mudisland.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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