March 16, 2013 5:50:52 PM
March 21-23 - Tupelo Community Theatre presents "To Kill a Mockingbird," Lyric Theatre, Tupelo, 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus 2 p.m. March 23 ($18; $6 students). 662-844-1935.
- The Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Square Books present the Oxford Conference for the Book, University of Mississippi. For lists of authors and events, go to oxfordconferenceforthebook.com or call 662-915-5993.
March 21-24 - Art Rocks Tupelo; various performances including the concert version of "Mikado" and the ballet "Cinderella" are among concerts, dance, film, theater, visual arts and more. 662-841-6599 or artrockstupelo.com.
March 22-25 - Actor's Charitable Theatre of Tuscaloosa presents "Monty Python's Spamalot," Bama Theatre ($15-20). 205-393-2800 or theactonline.com.
March 23 - Night hike on the Natchez Trace, Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, at milepost 266 near Tupelo; 7 p.m. Free. 662-680-4027.
April 5-6 - Azalea Festival (food, children's games, music and azaleas), Veterans Park, Tupelo, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
April 12 - Aaron Neville, Riley Center, Meridian ($46-52). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
April 19 - Boz Scaggs, Riley Center, Meridian ($63-69). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
April 25 - John Mayer (with St. Paul and the Broken Bones), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($45-75). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
3. Forum series speakers to explore the power of place ENTERTAINMENT