Community Calendar for the week of July 15, 2018


Dispatch Staff Report



Thursday, July 19


Downtown at Sundown -- Starkville's series of free summer concerts continues from 7-9 p.m. with music by The Flames at Fire Station Park. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. No coolers. Food and drink vendors will be on site. For information, visit or call The Partnership, 662-323-3322.




Friday and Saturday, July 20-21


"Wizard of Oz" -- West Point/Clay County Arts Council presents this play at 7 p.m. at Center Stage Auditorium (Central School), West Point. Tickets $15; $10 children 3-17 and seniors at Petal Pushers, Growth Alliance and First United Methodist Church in West Point. Visit



Sunday, July 22


Sunday Funday -- This mini arts and music fest from 1-6 p.m. at the Parthenon on Starkville's University Drive showcases area artisans and musicians. Visit



Thursday, July 26


Sounds of Summer -- The Bouncing Betty band entertains at this final 2018 Sounds of Summer concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for the free event from 7-9 p.m. at the Columbus Riverwalk. Concessions available for purchase. For more information, contact Main Street Columbus, 662-328-6305, or Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, 662-328-4491.



Sunday, July 29


Because Hayden II -- This fundraiser in memory of the late Hayden Allen benefits the Hayden Allen Kids' Education Fund and a medical fund for Hannah Hitchcock. Enjoy live music and food at Zachary's in downtown Columbus from 1-7 p.m. For sponsorship information, contact Colin Krieger, 662-329-7653.





Farmers Markets -- Columbus Hitching Lot Farmers Market: Mondays 4-6 p.m.; Thursdays and Saturdays 7-10 a.m. Second Street and Second Avenue North.


Starkville Community Market: Tuesdays 4-6 p.m.; Saturdays 7:30-10:30 a.m. Fire Station Park, Russell and Lampkin Streets.


West Point Farmers Market: Thursdays 5-6:30 p.m., Mossy Oak Outlet Pavilion, Highway 45 Alt.


Caledonia Market on Main: Fridays July 13 and 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.




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