Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, about a hour's drive from Columbus, offers a free public program called "Reflections of the Universe."
Keith Gaskin has long admired the works of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams, born in Columbus. He's also a lifelong fan of Tupelo's Elvis Presley.
Big George Brock is one of the last musicians living to have played with the legendary Howlin' Wolf, so it's appropriate that Brock returns to West Point -- where Wolf was born in 1910 -- for the 22nd annual Black Prairie Blues Festival Friday.
Lisa Klutts is already tracking the extended weather forecast, encouraged by what she's seeing.
Viewers' Choice, an exhibition curated by the Mississippi University for Women community, is now on view in the MUW Galleries.
To celebrate Mississippi's bicentennial year, the Mississippi Museum of Art is curating 12 exhibitions for 12 cities across the state called "Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities."
The music ministry of Starkville First United Methodist Church will present Gospel Jubilee 2017: "That Old Time Religion" on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 200 W. Lampkin St. in downtown Starkville.
"Desperation Road," the latest novel from Michael Farris Smith, is continuing to earn critical acclaim.
Lily Dunn is planning it all out -- the '50s greaser-look costumes she and her friends are thinking about for Saturday at Trotter Convention Center. The 15-year-old from New Hope thinks she'll go as a roller skating waitress.
Before long, Katy Simpson Smith will travel to Rome, a land of ancient cultures, divine art and inspiration.
Each Labor Day holiday, locals and visitors from near and far gather at the Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery in northwestern Alabama for a one-of-a-kind celebration filled with music, food and fellowship.
Forrest Lamar Cooper of Florence, Mississippi, is the scheduled speaker for the Noxubee County Historical Society Aug. 22.
Visiting authors, panel discussions, book signings, booksellers, live music, tours, food and more promise to make the third annual Mississippi Book Festival Saturday, Aug. 19 a book lover's playground.