December 16, 2017 10:03:16 PM
Friday, Dec. 22
A Night with the Menders -- Break from the bustle for an evening of secular and sacred Christmas music at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center, performed by musicians from Hope Community Church. Tickets to the 7:30 p.m. event at 501 Main St. are $15 in advance at columbus-arts.org, at the arts center or call 662-328-2787. Tickets $17 at the door, if available.
Friday, Dec. 29
Rockin at the Ritz -- This New Year's party from 7-11 p.m. at The Ritz in downtown West Point. The Friday Night Jams Band plus "surprise legends" entertain. Cash bar. Tickets are $25 at the Growth Alliance, 746 E. Broad St., West Point; 662-494-5121.
Thursday, Jan. 4
Exhibit reception -- The Columbus Arts Council hosts a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. opening an exhibition of 2D and 3D expressive experiments by Joe MacGown of Starkville at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Free to the public. For more information, contact the CAC, 662-328-2787.
Saturday, Jan. 6
Art showing -- A showing of original artwork by Andre Ray begins at 6 p.m. at Beans & Cream, 60 Brickerton St., Columbus. Open to the public.
Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 11-14
Mississippi Theatre Festival and Convention -- Mississippi University for Women hosts this statewide festival for community theater and high school theater productions, many of which are open to the public. For more information, visit mta-online.org.