Thursday marks the kickoff of the 79th annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage -- nine days of historic home and garden tours, Tales from the Crypt, Catfish in the Alley, Artisans Alley, a barn quilt trail, carriage rides, garden party, 5K run, food, music and fun.
Fant Memorial Library at Mississippi University for Women will host writer Jaime Harker at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday as it continues its Meet the Author Series.
Tracy Crow doesn't think she is a trail blazer. Instead, the former marine prefers to consider herself a "messenger" who is educating people about the women throughout history who have been pioneers in the military.
Music Maker Productions is presenting the Old Main Music Festival April 5 at the Mississippi State Amphitheater on the university's Starkville campus.
The Opera Production program in Mississippi State's Department of Music is presenting 7:30 p.m. performances of Giacomo Puccini's "Suor Angelica" March 29 and 30 at First United Methodist Church's Connection Center.
All the favorites will be there -- "Grandpa Jones," "Minnie Pearl," "Lulu," "Junior" and the rest -- when the West Point/Clay County Arts Council presents "Hee Haw" March 28-30 at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts in West Point.
Career archaeologist Robert L. Kelly will visit Mississippi State March 19 to discuss how the study of cultural past can predict the future of humanity.
For the 13th consecutive year, the Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival is bringing the spirit and sounds of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to Mississippi State University's Mitchell Memorial Library March 28-30.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System will host its third annual Edible Book Festival at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Thursday, April 11 from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. as part of the library's celebration of National Library Week.
Starkville Area Art Council's next Art in Public Places Exhibit will highlight artist Laurie Burton.
Mississippi State University is celebrating Women's History Month with a variety of fun, free programs on the Starkville campus.
Ten years ago, in March, bluesman Willie King of Old Memphis, Alabama, packed the Columbus Arts Council's Omnova Theater with fans who reveled in the music, just as they had when he'd frequently played there before. No one knew it would be his last performance.
A spring exhibit of colorful quilts will fill the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library this month and next.
Mississippi University for Women will host its third annual Music by Women Festival Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9.