November 17, 2012 6:43:10 PM
Through Jan. 21 - Public ice skating, BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo. $8/skater (includes skate rental). For specific dates, visit bcsarena.com, 662-841-6573.
Nov. 29-Dec. 27 - Vintage toy exhibit, Oren Dunn Museum, Tupelo. 662-841-6438 or orendunnmuseum.org.
Nov. 30-Dec. 4 - Chimneyville Crafts Festival, Mississippi Trade Mart, Jackson. 601-856-7546 or mscrafts.org.
Nov. 30-Dec. 9 - Theatre Tuscaloosa presents "Godspell." 205-391-2277 or theatretusc.com.
Dec. 6-8 - Tupelo Community Theatre presents "Miracle on 34th Street." 662-844-1935 or tctwebstage.com.
Dec. 10 - Tuscaloosa Symphony presents "Christmas Around the World," 7 p.m., Moody Hall, Tuscaloosa. tsoonline.
Dec. 14 - Martin Short, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham. 205-975-9540 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
Dec. 14-16 - "Nutcracker," with the University of Alabama Department of Theatre and area dancers, 7 p.m. and 2 p.m., Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa ($12-21). 205-752-4220 or bamatheatre.org.
- Ballet Magnificat presents "Snow Queen," Thalia Mara Hall, Jackson (one night, two day-time performances) ($13-40). 601-960-1537 or balletmagnificat.com.
Dec. 15 - John Tesh Big Band Christmas, Riley Center, Meridian ($52-58). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
- Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys, Workplay Theatre, Birmingham. www.workplay.com
Dec. 15-16 - Handel's "Messiah" with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($39-80). 205-975-9540 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
2. Hazard Lecture Series takes a 'Voyage of the Mind' ENTERTAINMENT
3. Welty Writers' Symposium features Crone as keynote ENTERTAINMENT
5. Williams' 'OzLand' picked up for distribution ENTERTAINMENT